To provide financial resources to maximize student potential in the Frisco Independent School District (FISD) through educational programs, student scholarships and grants for FISD innovative educators.
Did You Know?
Frisco Education Foundation has awarded more than $2 million worth of scholarship funds since 1999, when FEF held its first scholarship night. Since that time approximately $330,000 has been awarded in grant money to educators to carry out “Great Ideas” in the classroom.
Making a Difference
The Frisco School District has a long-standing reputation for excellence. This excellence in public education has formed the cornerstone for the quality of life in our community and deserves to be maintained and heightened in the years to come. Through the Frisco Education Foundation, funds are generated for college scholarships and innovative programs that enhance the strengths of our outstanding learning environment. Ties between the schools and the community are strengthened and a permanent endowment for the future of our students can be built.
The Frisco Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization working in partnership with Frisco Independent School District and the Frisco area community to enhance the educational opportunities of our students.
2013-2014 Board of Directors
President - Peter Burns (Alcatel-Lucent)
President Elect - MJ Spence (Frisco Chamber of Commerce)
Treasurer - Gary Carley (North Dallas Bank)
Secretary - Dr. Marie Walters (Community Member)
Allen Biehl (CompuCom Systems)
Tom Cocke (Tenet Healthcare Corporation)
Lierin Curry (Dallas Baptist University & University of North Texas)
Bill Hayes (Edward Jones)
Julia Johnson (Community Member)
Marc Kirkland (Strausburger and Price)
Dru Newman (Community Member)
Bill Pittenger (Attorney)
Michael Simmons (New York Life)
David Turner (Fiserv)
Velisse Williams (Community Member)
In 1999, ten key investors each contributed $10,000 or more to establish the Frisco Education Foundation.
Mario Sinacola & Sons
North Dallas Bank & Trust
To continue building the endowment, the Foundation is enlisting new investors to contribute a minimum $10,000 to sustain the foundation’s mission.
NTCAR/Frisco Economic Development Corporation
Tenet Health Care Foundation/Centennial Medical Center
Republic Property Group
FCS Construction LLC
For more information please contact:
Allison Miller, Director, Frisco Education Foundation