Author: Dothan Education Foundation

Education foundation creating free supply store

by Dothan Education Foundation

SABLE RILEY sriley@dothaneagle.com  Oct 2, 2019 Updated Oct 3, 2019 The Dothan Education Foundation recently discovered that Dothan City Schools teachers spent, on average, up to $600 last year from their personal bank accounts for classroom items. “Another thing we’ve seen is these school supply lists just continue to grow and grow and a lot of…



Just For Teachers!

by Dothan Education Foundation

To the teachers of Dothan City Schools, We wanted to share a special announcement about a new program that the Dothan Education Foundation is excited to launch in the coming months. For the past year, our board has been working to determine the next step to expanding our mission of mobilizing resources towards a vision…



Meet Our New Partner: Kaleidoscope!

by Dothan Education Foundation

With a new school year and new restructuring for the Dothan City School system also comes new changes for the DEF and it’s grant program. Meet our new partner, Kaleidoscope! Featured in Forbes, CNBC and EdSurge, The Kaleidoscope Group (http://www.mykaleidoscope.com/) is a public benefit company who’s software platform supports funders to create unique scholarship and…



Resources Come Together to Support Education

by Dothan Education Foundation

Resources Come Together to Support Education for Record New School Year In anticipation of Dothan City School’s annual institute event, nearly 30 companies worked to provide donations and support to help kickoff a record new year within Dothan’s educational history.   “The Foundation is so thankful for each and every donation that was put towards…



Facebook Community Group Open

by Dothan Education Foundation

Community organizations and businesses who are interested in connecting with schools should join the new DEF facebook community group: DEF Grant Community Network. Through this new online community, educators who are working to submit project proposals can go online, get tips and connect with community organizations and business or industry partners who want to help…



DEF Executive Director Named Honoree

by Dothan Education Foundation

The Dothan Education Foundation is please to announce that the Dothan Education Foundation Executive Director was named one of The Dothan Area Young Professional’s Top 20 under 40 honorees. The DAYP program is sponsored by the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce and falls under the Chamber’s program of work. DAYP began with an explosive launch…



$10k Wells Fargo Grant Awarded to DEF

by Dothan Education Foundation

The Dothan Education Foundation is proud to announce a $10,000 grant award from partner, Wells Fargo, towards our 2019-2010 teacher and school grant program. Through the generosity of Wells Fargo, the Dothan Education Foundation will be able to continue to fund innovative classroom and school grant projects that are normally outside of the scope of…



DEF Announces Major Gift Donation in Honor of Superintendent

by Dothan Education Foundation

  The Dothan Education Foundation is honored to announce a personal donation of $25,000 by former Dothan Mayor, school board chairman and businessman, Mike Schmitz, to the Dothan Education Foundation in honor of Dothan City School’s superintendent, Dr. Phyllis Edwards at the “It Takes a Village” Women’s CEO Alliance event, June 6. This gift is…