Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD Educational Foundation
History and Overview
In 1997, community leaders created the non-profit C-FB ISD Educational Foundation to enrich opportunities with the district schools.
Today, the Educational Foundation offers annual grants and scholarships to teachers and students that:
- Promote academic excellence
- Stimulate creative thinking
- Encourage innovation
- Broaden life experiences
- Enrich classroom teaching
Since its inception, the Educational Foundation has awarded over $1.6 million in the form of:
- Student Scholarships – awarded to graduating seniors to help them pursue their college education
- Teacher Grants – to enable teachers to implement new and innovative
- programs and projects in their classrooms, engage the student in the learning process and increase student achievement
- Student Enrichment Grants – to allow students to experience educational opportunities beyond the traditional classroom
- District Program and Campus Grants – to fund comprehensive programs that enable children to meet challenging district content and student performance standards with an emphasis on basic academics and parent involvement
C-FB ISD serves the cities of Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Addison, Coppell, Dallas, and Irving.
The ISD is comprised of 43 campuses, with over 26,000 students, of which 60% are at the low-income level. Students in grades K-12 and teachers of C-FB ISD are eligible for a variety of grants and scholarships through the Educational Foundation.