Classroom Grant Applications Are Open – Deadline October 15th, 2021

The 2021-22 Classroom Grant program has moved to a fall timeline in order to get the projects in the hands of teachers during the same academic year they request funds.  We have made this decision to better align… Read More

Introducing The Back-to-School Classroom Grants For Educators Program; Exclusively From The Education Foundation For Bend-La Pine Schools

For the first time ever, the Education Foundation is offering Back-to-School classroom funding for educators in the Bend-La Pine School District. BEND, Ore. (August 20, 2019) – The Education Foundation for Bend-La Pine Schools announced today that the… Read More

Education Foundation awards Latinx Scholarships to Area Students

BEND, OREGON June 27, 2019 – Nineteen graduating Latinx students from Bend and La Pine received scholarships through a collaboration with the Education Foundation for Bend-La Pine Schools, the Oregon Community and the C.O. Latino Partnership Program this… Read More

1988 to 2018 – 30 Years Supporting K-12 Education

It all began in 1988 when our first board, comprised of local business and community leaders, recognized the need to support our public schools and worked to donate $4,420 to educational and activity programs to our public schools…. Read More

It Takes a Village…

The term “It takes a village” is a proverb that leverages the cultural context and belief that it takes an entire community to raise a child. A child has the best ability to become a healthy adult if… Read More

2017-2018 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to all the 2017-2018 Teacher Grant Recipients! We awarded over $54,000 in innovative classroom grants to teachers in the Bend-La Pine School District! We are excited to see all these amazing grants in action in the next… Read More