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The Florida Education Foundation (FEF) is a 501(c)(3) organization that serves as the direct support organization to the Florida Department of Education (FDOE). Our mission is to promote and support academic excellence for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students in Florida. The Foundation recognizes outstanding teachers and educational contributors, assists struggling K-12 students, recognizes top science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students, develops strategic alliances with business organizations to improve education, and advances other educational initiatives.

Your contribution may be directed to the General Fund or designated to one of the following specific programs:

  • Commissioner’s Business Recognition Awards
  • District Data Leader of the Year
  • Just Read, Florida!
  • Macy's Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year Roundtable
  • Sunshine State Scholars Program

IRS Tax Exempt Determination 501(c)(3). Federal I.D. #59-2718509. Gifts to the Foundation are deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Refunds must be requested within 14 calendar days of the date on which you made the online donation. Refunds will be issued  as a credit to the credit card used for the original donation. 

Checks may be mailed to:

Florida Education Foundation
325 West Gaines St
Suite 1524
Tallahassee, FL 32399

For more information, call 850-245-9671 or contact