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Inspiring Minds. Changing Lives.

As the recognized district-wide education foundation for Okeechobee County Schools, we work collaboratively with school leaders to determine how and where private sector investment and volunteer involvement can have the greatest impact on student success. We connect community to classrooms to innovate learning, power potential, and celebrate success.

We know our schools can’t do it alone, and our purpose is to foster the investment and involvement it takes for every student to realize their full potential. We leverage investments to encourage innovative approaches to help our teachers and schools succeed in eliminating opportunity gaps for students. We believe engaged and connected communities lead to teacher and student success.

Scholarships

Each year the Okeechobee Education Foundation serves as a conduit for many organizations and businesses to award Okeechobee High School graduating seniors scholarships.

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Classroom Grants

Each year, Okeechobee County School District teachers of students K-12 are eligible to apply for thousands of dollars in classroom mini-grant funds.

More about grants

Make an Impact

If you would like to be a part of supporting teachers and students in our community, please consider donating to our mission!

Donate today!

NEWS & EVENTS

We're involved in a variety of events to benefit Okeechobee Schools and teachers. From talks to charity drives to community service, this is where you can find out what’s going on in our community!

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Publix Tools For School & Okeechobee Education Foundation

Helping today’s students become tomorrow’s success stories.

Tools for Back to school receives donations that help students without basic learning materials such as pens, markers, crayons or notebooks. Teachers have sometimes used their own money to purchase these materials in classrooms. Tools for Back to School allows teachers and students to focus on what is most important. Your donations support the Education Foundation of Okeechobee to help kids succeed.

Contact Us

    We want to hear from you

    The Okeechobee Education Foundation believes that collaboration between the schools and the community results in positive outcomes. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns, please reach out to us!

     

    Contact info:

    700 SW 2nd Avenue
    Okeechobee, FL 34974
    (863) 462-5000<

     

    Hours

    Monday – Friday:  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Saturday & Sunday:  CLOSED