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They know that dollar for dollar, a donation to the Florida Education Foundation will further improvements in academic achievement and be used to support innovative and progressive education opportunities for students.

The future of Florida depends on a sound education system. Through the support of our partners we are targeting both long and short-term goals.

Business Partners

The Florida Education Foundation recognizes the following businesses/organizations for their outstanding support of educational programs and initiatives. Please support the businesses that support education by visiting the links below.

Gulf Power logo
Through sponsorship of the scholars, parents and teachers from eight Northwest Florida counties, Gulf Power has been a Sponsor of the Sunshine State Scholars program for five years.  [more]
Helios Education Foundation
The Helios Education Foundation is a generous sponsor of the Sunshine State Scholars program.   They have also been a proud supporter of the Florida Teacher of the Year Round Table Event. [more]
Herff Jones
Herff Jones has supported great teaching in Florida for many years. They were once again partners for the 2017 Florida Teacher of the Year event. [more]
Kyra Solutions
Kyra Solutions is a contributing sponsor for the 2016 Sunshine State Scholars event and was a Silver Partner for the 2016 Commissioner's Business Recognition Awards program.They have also been a past sponsor for the Data Leader of the Year Award recognizing district superintendents who are leading the way in utilizing education data to improve student achievement and who continually employ innovative data research strategies. [more]
LEGOLAND Florida Resort is helping to promote Celebrate Literacy, Florida! in 2016. They have generously contributed tickets for students winners of the Literacy-Civics Service Project Contest.LEGOLAND has also sponsored Parental Involvement Month and was the generous host of the 2014 Florida-School Related Employee of the Year Finalist Breakfast in April 2014.  [more]
Lockheed Marting
Lockheed Martin is the presenting sponsor for the 2016 Sunshine State Scholars event. This event recognizes the top STEM-related scholars from every Florida school district. [more]
For 29 years, Macy's has been the proud host of Florida's Teacher of the Year program. To date, Macy's and the Macy's Foundation have contributed over $2.5 million to teachers throughout the state. This gift is one of the single largest corporate cash contributions to Florida public schools.  [more]
Mosaic logo
Mosaic was a Gold Partner for the 2015 Commissioner's Business Recognition Awards.  This is the 9th year that Mosaic has taken part in this recognition program.Mosaic has also partnered with the Florida Education Foundation in the Sunshine State Scholars program. [more]
Nestle Waters
Nestle Waters was a partner of the 2015 Sunshine State Scholars program, supporting the scholars from Madison and Pasco counties. [more]
Office Depot®  has been a generous sponsor of the Florida Teacher of the Year program and host of the Teacher Appreciation Week where teachers received special discounts, offers, a complimentary breakfast and back-to-school giveaways.Visit for more information.  [more]
Pearson logo
Pearson was again a Sponsor of the 2016 Commissioner's Summit for Principals which brings together Florida's principal and assistant principal district winners to honor thier accomplishments and discuss educational issues of great importance to the state. [more]
Publix Super Markets Charities
Publix Super Markets Charities has been a Gold Sponsor of the annual Commissioner's Business Recognition Awards and has generously supported the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Sunshine State Scholars representing Polk District. [more]