We appreciate your belief in our work to benefit the students of Franklin Public Schools. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization separate from the school district. We need your help to expand the boundaries of education. The best opportunities start with a quality education. Since 1996, our foundation has provided $1,147,168 in new opportunities for students in the Franklin Public Schools. Scroll down to learn more about the vital work we are doing in Franklin!
Our Mission: To enhance educational opportunities, beyond what the school district provides,
through business and community partnerships.
In The News
Foundation's fundraising boosts curriculum and more, read all about the opportunities FEF is giving the district in this recent FranklinNow article.
Foundation honored with a 2012-2013 "Friends of Franklin Public Schools" Award.
Pictured from left to right: Amy Schlueter, Franklin School Board Wendy Dzurick, Director of Instruction for Franklin Public Schools, Marlene Vidal, Former Executive Director of the Franklin Education Foundation and Tino Arvanetes, 2011-12 Foundation Board Preisdent.
On December 12th the Board of Education honored the Foundation's contributions, through volunteer services or others donations that have significantly contributed to fulfilling the mission of the Franklin Public Schools. Wendy Dzurick, Director of Instruction for FPS, nominated the Foundation for providing educational opportunites to our district students. In her nomination she stated "Raising over 1,000,000.00 doesn't happen by accident. I have personally withnessed Marlene and FEF board members rolling up their sleeves and devoting countless hours to hosting a variety of well-run fundraising endeavors".
Thank you for your intreset in our 15th Annual Golf Outing.
Registration forms and Sponosrship Opportunity information can be downloaded here
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us.
A Fundraiser Worth Celebrating!
Help us earn 10% cash back just by shopping.
For every purchase you make at CelebrateExpress.com, the Foundation will earn 10% cash back. For more information, click here for the flyer
Watch for the NEW 2013 Flavors Coming Soon!!
A Thank you to The Rode family, the 2012 auction winner for giving us Creme Brule, a delicious new custard flavor and to everyone who stopped into Omega Custard on 27th/Rawson on the 16th of every month. Watch for the 2013 flavor to be announced real soon so you can satisfy your sweet tooth and support the foundation!
The Foundation In Action
A total of 10 grants were funded this year totaling $68,863.00 in awards. The Foundation has provided $1,050,910.00 in new opportunities to the Franklin School District since 1996. For a list of this years awards CLICK HERE.
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Cookie and Cocoa Valentine Delivery
As Valentine's Day approaches, you may be wondering what you can do for that special teacher who has had a positive influence on your child.
We invite you to take part in this easy way to honor them with a special valentine greeting.
Educate in Style 2012
held on Thursday, November 15th 2012
The 1st annual fashion show made its debut in November. The theme for the show was trendy casual and featured multiple fashion retailers who showcased the season's hottest new looks.
Event attendes enjoyed a evening of light hor d'oeuvres, cash bar, music, a beauty bar, 50/50 raffle and pop-up shops featuring the runway looks and more.
Thank you to all the attendees, sponsors and models who participated in this event.
held on Saturday, December 1st 2012
Thank you to the 55 participants and 10 instructors who joined the party to benefit the Franklin Educational Foundation.
We were able to raise $1000 for the children of Franklin Public Schools.
Thank you to the donors and sponsors of the event, the Raffle had 18 items valued at more then $600 dollars.
Special Thank You also to Mulligan's Irish Pub & Grill in Franklin for hosting the After Zumbathon Party.
15th Annual Auction Celebration
Held on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012
Thank you for Flying with Us at this year's Auction Celebration
To view photos from this year's event, click here
Portrait Days again was a Sold Out Success!Held in September and October 2012
To view the amazing images taken this year, Click Here
14th Annual Golf Outing
Geneva Lakes Golf Course, Geneva, WI
September 13th, 2012
Thank you to everyone for coming out to the 14th Foundation Golf Outing.
For photos from this year's event, click here
Second Annual Art Squared Community Art Project
100 artists have created an 6" Orignal canvas for the Community Art Project.
The theme, Consider The Possibilities of ...... Nature, was open to a wide interpretation of the individual artist's interest or specialty with regard to subject matter.
More information about the Art2 Mosaic and the winners of the People's Choice Awards, CLICK HERE