Fort Bend Education Foundation awards $769,574 to Fort Bend ISD!

For the 31st consecutive year, the Fort Bend Education Foundation has awarded grants to support Fort Bend ISD teachers and schools! During the annual Grant Awards program, held May 9 at Kempner High School, the Education Foundation presented Fort Bend ISD with a check for $769,574. That amount includes:

  • $546,129 to fund 271 grants through the Grants to Teachers and Schools program,
  • $21,651 for 300 New Teacher Gifts,
  • $65,000 to support Professional Development opportunities,
  • $121,294 in Pass-through Grants, and
  • $15,500 to support the Be a Bright Light for Homeless Students campaign.

Since its inception, the Education Foundation has awarded more than $36 million in grants to FBISD teachers and schools, providing opportunities to enrich and enhance the quality of education for all FBISD students.

Shown during the check presentation are: (front, from l-r) FBEF Past President Mary Bourne-Marth, FBEF Board Secretary Nappinnai Natarajan, FBISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Christie Whitbeck, FBISD Board Secretary Shirley Rose-Gilliam, FBEF Board President-Elect Andrew Cabble, FBEF Board Member Cindy Cheng and FBEF Executive Director Brenna Cosby; and (back row) FBEF Board Members Terri Wang, Maura McCoy, Dr. Dennis Halford (also Past President) and Daniel Menendez.


Also shown l-r are FBEF Vice President of Allocations Kevin Anderson, FBISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Christie Whitbeck, FBEF Board President-Elect Andrew Cabble, FBEF Executive Director Brenna Cosby and FBEF Board Member Crystal Harris.