purpose of ed foundation

The Education Foundation of Yuma County is a private, non-profit organization established to support and recognize the profession of teaching and raise public awareness of the importance and value of education.

Resources are directed to projects that are consistent with this purpose and that enhance public support of education. The Foundation is composed totally of volunteers from business and education sectors.

upcoming events
Proposals from Pre-K to 12th grade educators for mini-grants up to $500 per grant runs from September 5 to October 5, 2018.  Go to the MINI-GRANTS tab for information on how to apply.
The Teacher of the Year Kickoff Dinner will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2019, at the Arizona Western College Conference Center.
The Teacher of the Year Banquet will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Yuma Civic and Convention Center.
who we are,
and our goals

Recognize and honor professional educators who have made lasting contributions to education in Yuma County.

Recognize Yuma County residents or organizations who have made outstanding contributions to education in Yuma County.

Recognize individuals who attend Yuma County schools for outstanding accomplishments or contributions to society.

Preserve and showcase the history of education in Yuma County.

Increase public awareness of the impact education has on daily lives.