The 2012 Commemorative Print, Your Future, Your Choice and other prints are available.
Check out the 2012 Virginia Beach Education Foundation Commemorative Print Winner
For the 2010-2011 school year, the Education Foundation Board of Directors awarded $25,000 to Virginia Beach City Public Schools administrators for school-wide projects. In the form of School-Wide Grants, six schools were given up to $5,000 each to implement projects that will enhance their students' educational opportunities.
Building Futures Grants
The Education Foundation has awarded more than $800,000 in Building Futures Grants benefiting K-12 public school students across the City. As a result, thousands of teachers collaborated to complete innovative projects in their classrooms.
House Building Projects
Seven single-family dwellings have been successfully planned, financed, constructed and sold since the Education Foundation’s inception. The 7th house project was sold in Feb. 2010. The 8th house project was unveiled on May 30, 2012. These projects have impacted the Virginia Beach City Public Schools in the following ways:
- Hands-on training provided to over 80 Technical and Career Education students annually
- Scholarships and grants awarded from the net profits totaling over $635,000
- Community involvement in the form of donations of materials and time valued at over $150,000 per house
The 18th Annual VBPS Education Foundation Golf Tournament was held at Heron Ridge Golf Club on Thursday, June 21, 2012. The tournament raised $30,000, thanks to sponsors, donors, and volunteers! Funds generated at this event support the Education Foundation’s Building Futures Grant program.
Pearls of Wisdom Party
The 3rd Annual Pearls of Wisdom Party took place on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 24th Street Park, Virginia Beach Oceanfront. See photos here.