The Birdville Education Foundation (BEF) is a non-profit, community-based organization established in 1996. The purpose of the fund is to encourage and support the creation of innovative projects that will enrich the education and growth of all students in Birdville ISD. BEF accomplishes its mission through its grants programs. BEF provides funds to finance educational opportunities outside the scope of the regular operating budget of Birdville ISD and targets areas such as enrichment of curriculum and instruction in the classroom, in the school, professional development and teacher learning, student leadership, school and community collaboration, and community participation in all aspects of education.
Birdville Education Foundation awarded funds this spring for Innovative Teacher Grants totaling $113,955.07.
The Birdville Education Foundation recently awarded 36 grants totaling $106,262 to fund projects for 19 Birdville ISD campuses. To date, the Foundation has given over $1,151,618 in teacher grants since 2001.