What We Do

The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County (EFPBC), formed in 1984, serves the schools, teachers, and students in the School District of Palm Beach County.  As the philanthropic partner to the school district, we facilitate student achievement by supporting high-quality public education through partnerships and community collaborations, grants, events, scholarships, and public awareness.  

The Education Foundation partners with The School District of Palm Beach County, which is the 10th largest district in the nation and the 5th largest in Florida. There are 186 public schools with over 193,000 students and 12,000 teachers.

Impact of Programs and Grants Supported by the Education Foundation in the 2018-2019 school year:

  • 106 public-schools served throughout the school district
  • 11 grant programs awarding a total of  $1.4 million in funding support 
  • 122,065 students served 
  • 1,531 teachers / administrators impacted
  • Over $610,000 in free school supplies distributed