Bright House Networks donates backpacks, supplies to Brevard students

MELBOURNE — The holidays are fast approaching, but school in Brevard County is still in session. This means children still need supplies to help them learn. Tuesday morning, 250 backpacks and three boxes of supplies, donated by Bright House Networks employees on the Space Coast, were loaded up on a truck. The supplies are headed […]

Congratulations First Semester “Bright Ideas” Mini-Grant Winners 2014-15!

Thank You Mini-Grant Sponsors: Sun Trust Foundation, Merritt Island Breakfast Rotary, Harris Foundation, Northrop Grumman, Jacobs Technology, Health First, Ambika and Ravi Palaniyandi, Consortium of Florida Education Foundations, and License for Learning specialty tags. You helped invest over $23,000 this semester! Lisa Van Dam, Ocean Breeze Jennifer Dames, Coquina Heather Haman, Port Malabar Laurie Delida, […]

Study Ranks Six Florida K-12 Education Foundations among the Top 25 in the Nation

The nation’s only study and ranking of K-12 education foundations, “Stepping Up: The Top K-12 Education Foundations in the Nation,” has ranked Pinellas Education Foundation first in the nation, with five other Florida education foundations among the top 25 and an additional six among the top 50. Stepping Up looked at eight key performance categories […]

Store for teacher’s supplies opens in Brevard County

BREVARD COUNTY — A new store is helping Brevard County teachers get much needed school supplies without it costing them a dime, which many of them are used to doing. Dozens of teachers have already taken advantage of the program just days before school starts on the Space Coast. Susan Brower works for Brevard Schools […]

Brevard Schools Foundation Honors 2 UCF Education Graduates

Two UCF education graduates were recognized last week for their work in Brevard County at the Applauding Brevard’s Champions Awards Gala in Melbourne. Matthew Yount, who earned both his bachelor’s in exceptional student education and master’s in elementary education from UCF, was named Brevard Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Yount, a fifth- and sixth-grade […]

BSF Announces District Winners at ABC Awards

VIERA, FLORIDA – The ABC (Applauding Brevard’s Champions) Awards Gala, presented by Community Credit Union and hosted by Brevard Schools Foundation was held on January 30, 2014 at the King Center in Melbourne. During the gala, Brevard Public Schools recognized and revealed the winners of various categories including: Administrators of the Year, Volunteers of the […]

Take Stock in Children mentors for success

Kenzie Conol never dreamed she would go to college. The Palm Bay High School senior has excellent grades and plenty of drive, but not the financial means to make her college career a reality. But, in the fall, Conol will pack her bags and head off to college to study marketing and communication. “I can’t […]


Cape Canaveral, FL — IAP Worldwide Services President Spence Wickham presented a check in the amount of $30,000 to the Brevard Schools Foundation at the Company’s 2013 Partners in Education Charity Golf Classic at Duran Golf Club on October 5. Receiving the check on behalf of the Brevard Schools Foundation was Dr. Brian Binggeli, Superintendent […]

Brevard Schools to Benefit from Northrop Grumman Supplies

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Aug. 23, 2013 – Recently, representatives from Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE:NOC) Melbourne campus donated more than 200 boxes of office supplies to the Brevard School Foundation, just in time for the start of the new school year. A photo accompanying this release is available at The foundation will distribute the supplies, […]

Take Stock in Children’turns to area businesses for support

INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH — One statewide program that has nearly a two–decade history stands tall and mighty in communities because of its critical mission and the long–term impact, including economically, it has on both the individual participant and the region in general. The program helps youth make life–changing decisions, putting them on the path to […]