Fort Bend Education Foundation awards $771,448 to Fort Bend ISD!

Shown during the check presentation are (from l-r) FBEF Board Members and staff: Hillary Dunn, FBEF Executive Director; Crystal Harris, Board Member; Nappinnai Natarajan, Board Member; Thanh Cheng, 2024 FBEF Male Volunteer of the Year and husband to Board Member Cindy Cheng; Kevin Anderson, Vice President of Allocations; Terri Wang, Board Member; Beth Martinez, FBISD Deputy Superintendent Chief of Staff; Daniel Menendez, Board Member; Gena Horak, Past President; Brenna Cosby, Chief Executive Officer; Cindy Cheng, Board Member; and Melissa Turnbaugh, Board Member.

During its annual Grants Awards Ceremony, held May 14 at Kempner High School, the Fort Bend Education Foundation presented Fort Bend ISD with a check for $771,448! For the past 32 years, the Education Foundation has awarded grants to the school district to support teachers and schools, which ultimately benefits FBISD students.

This year’s award amount includes:

  • $520,848 to fund 269 teacher and school grants
  • $43,800 for 300 new Teacher Gifts
  • $96,200 for Professional Development, and
  • $110,600 in Pass-Through Grants

Since its inception in 1992, the Education Foundation has awarded more than $36 million in grants to FBISD teachers and schools.