The Impact

With the Help of the Community, DEF continues to make an Impact for Our Students.

For over 20 years the Dothan Education Foundation has supported the Dothan City Schools through funding for special projects and programs outside the annual school budget dollars.  In addition to much needed funding, the DEF serves as an advocate on behalf of the community by serving as a liaison and lead communicator between Dothan City Schools and the stakeholders of local public education.

CORE Store Expands

The Dothan Education Foundation’s CORE Store, located at 1928 Wise Drive, is opening its doors to Houston County and Henry County School system teachers to be able to shop for free basic school supplies needed throughout the year. “We are so fortunate to be able to work with the Kids In Need Foundation as one…

CORE Store New KINF Center!

The Dothan Education Foundation’s CORE Store is pleased to announce that it is the only resource center within the Kids In Need Network Foundation in the state of Alabama! With this great partnership, the CORE Store will be able to work to accept donations from fortune 500 companies for teachers of the Wiregrass area. The…

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Innovation Grantees

On behalf of the 2019-2020 Dothan Education Board of Directors and Staff, we would like to announce the DEF Grantees for the school year. It was a difficult decision to make due to to large amount of applications and limited funding. We would like to congratulate the following teachers and schools and thank our wonderful…

Education foundation creating free supply store

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…