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
The Teacher of the Year Kickoff Dinner was held at 5 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2019, at the Arizona Western College Conference Center.  Go to the OUR EVENTS tab for more details.  Photos from the Kick-off are also available to view.
The Teacher of the Year Banquet will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Yuma Civic and Convention Center.  Tickets for the event are available through Rotary and through all public schools in Yuma County.  Deadline for ticket purchase through the schools is April 11.  Then tickets can be purchased at the Yuma County Superintendent's office.  Cost per ticket is $25.  Go to the OUR EVENTS tab for more details.
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.