News & Updates
Jeffco Schools Foundation receives a $7,500 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to support the Jeffco Summer of Early Learning Program (July)
Jeffco Schools Foundation receives a $45,000 grant from Mile High United Way to support the Jeffco Parent Child Home Program (June)
Kaiser Permanente Executive Rick Rush, joins the Jeffco Schools Foundation board (June)
Jeffco Public Schools Community Night with the Rockies a success! Thank you Jeffco over 2,000 attendees supporting 7 school choirs, thank you Leawood Elementary for participating in the game presentation! (April)
JSFoundation announces financial support of the District's Collaborative Learning Space, LINK, opening reception to take place May 1st (April)
JSFoundation invited to speak at the Jeffco Economic Development Council's Board of Governor's meeting focused on public education (March)
Parent Child Home Program Visitors attended a one day mindfulness training with the Denver Center for Children's Advocacy to promote early childhood mental health (March)
Josie Huelskamp, First Bank and Clint Hinman, Centura Health appointed to the JSFoundation Board of Directors (March)
Thank you Todd Mikesell, Ball Aerospace, for 6 years of service to the JSFoundation Board of Directors
Jeffco Schools Foundation awarded Education, Research and Design with an $800 micro investment to support educator entries into Bridges to Curriculum (February)
JSFoundation invited to speak at Jeffco University class about advocacy and engagement (February)
Jeffco Schools Foundation issues a $400 micro-investment grant to Eiber Elementary School (January)
Adele Wilson, Principal, HCM Architecture appointed to the JSFoundation of Board of Directors (January)
Jeffco Schools Foundation issues a $500 micro investment to support Pathways to Principalship professional development program (November)
Alameda Junior Senior High School- receives at $1,000 micro-school investment to support a trailer for its instrumental music program ( August)
Campbell Elementary School- receives a $220 micro-classroom investment for all 4th graders to receive Golden History Museum curriculum (August)
Kelly Johnson appointed to the JSFoundation Board of Directors (August)
Jefferson High School- receives $500 micro-school investment to support teachers as part of District Leadership Kick-Off (July)
Jeffco Schools Foundation supports Teacher Induction Professional Development Days with Teacher Welcome Packs (August)
Welcome Dayna Ashley-Oehm to the JSFoundation Board of Directors! (June, 2017)
Thank You Sam Inman (Wells Fargo) and Don Wick (City of Arvada) for their 5 years of board service to the JSFoundation!
JSFoundation proud to have sponsored the District's June Administrator Professional Development Training June 4th and 5th
Thank you Spotx and Colfax Marathon for placing 3rd in the Sofware, Telecom, Broadcast Relay and selecting JSFoundation as your charity of choice!
Jeffco Schools Foundation received $484,000 matching grant from the CO Department of Education for second funding of the CO Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI), Beyond Jeffco Initiative.
Thank you City of Lakewood for selecting the JSFoundaiton's Parent Child Home Program as one of its $1,000 State of City grantees supporting the "Year of the Child".
Jeffco Schools Foundation awards $1,500 to support the District Values Award providing event support to recognize the achievement of the over 600 Jeffco employees for excellence.
Jeffco Schools Foundation received a $20,000 grant from the Buelle Foundation for its Parent Child Home Program, supporting the partnership with the Department of Early Childhood Education
Jeffco Schools Foundation board member, Anne Burkholder honored at the 2016 West Chamber's Women of Jefferson County on November 17th, awarded alongside the Foundation's Parent Child Home Program (PCHP) Advisory Committee member, Senator Norma Anderson.
Jeffco Schools Foundation awarded with the Colorado Department of Higher Education Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) matching grant up to $500,000 to launch the Beyond Jeffco Initiative for low-income seniors to complete career credentialing or Associate's degrees at accredited colleges.
Jeffco Schools Foundation Board Member George Valuck honored with the 2016 West Chamber Steve Burkholder Award
Jeffco Schools Foundation adds new board members Christie Searles, Century Link (Jeffco parent), Andy McClaflin, Aspen Wealth Advisors (Jeffco Parent), George Valuck, Alameda Gateway Community Association, and Linda Comeaux, Red Rocks Community College.
The Foundation's Jeffco Summer of Early Literacy Program was recognized by the Jeffco School Board of Directors at its first meeting in September for its successful expansion into 30 elementary schools at 12 sites in 2015.
North Metro Fire, Broomfield Police and City hosted its annual 9/11 memorial ceremony. Arvada High School graduate, Chris Faughnan, was killed at the World Trade Center that day. His brother, Mike, spoke at the ceremony and shared his brother's "Guide to the Universe: Love and enjoy your family. Use your good fortune to help others. Care for the environment. Show respect to all people. Mentor a child. Work hard at your job and always be honest. Lend an ear to someone who need to talk. Be knowledgeable about the world, form an opinion and act on it. Drink good wine and ride your bike!" To donate to the Chris Faughnan Memorial Scholarship, click here and indicate this scholarship in the memo area.
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