Katy ISD Education Foundation

Katy ISD Education Foundation

$333,370 Awarded this year! $1,657,142 Million in our first 7 years! Congratulations to our 2019- 2020 Grant Recipients May 1 , 2019 Thank you to our very own Katy ISD Legacy Investors who along with our Groundbreaking, Keystone and Sustaining Investors helped make these big-dreaming teachers’ ideas come to life. Learn more! John Alawneh Elise Allen Caroline Anderson Alicia Anderson Stephen Bennett Audrey Bivens Jami Bookout Sharri Butterfield Lori Cabrera Dawn Carlson-Scruggs Lance Carter Christine Caskey Marla […]

Katy ISD Education Foundation among Finalists for Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Award

Katy ISD Education Foundation and Chick-fil-A encourage their community to vote in the Chick-fil-A Foundation’s True Inspiration Awards in which the Foundation is one of four southwest region finalists. Votes are cast via the Chick-fil-A One app and ends on Monday, October 17. Pictured from l to r: Janet Theis, Katy ISD Education Foundation; Amy Lehr, Chick-fil-A; Stephanie Rundell, Pattison Elementary; Wendy Reinwald, Chick-fil-A; and Chick-fil-A local operator, Rusty Wylie.

  Voting ends at midnight Monday, October 17 The Katy ISD Education Foundation, a southwest region finalist for 2017 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration awards, invites the entire Katy/West Houston community to rally in support of its campaign. One of four non-profit organizations competing for the prize, the Foundation could potentially gain up to $75,000 for its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.  The winning organization will be determined in part by number of votes received. Voting ends […]

Fireflies & Foodtrucks End-of-Summer Bash Benefitting Katy ISD Teacher Grants

Sponsored by the Katy ISD Education Foundation The Katy ISD Education Foundation announces the return of its annual Fireflies & Foodtrucks fundraising event on Thursday, September 15, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Katy’s own No Label Brewery. The event will benefit the Foundation and its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program. Over the last four years, the foundation has awarded over $725,000 to Katy ISD teachers for inspiring, innovative classroom projects. The Foundation’s fifth grant cycle […]

Local Cardiologist Sets Fundraising Goal for Katy ISD Education Foundation

Dr. Randeep Suneja Pursuing Record-Setting $100,000 Raised for Teacher Grants Katy, TX ~ Cardiologist Dr. Randeep Suneja believes a quality, exceptional educational experience is the greatest gift the Katy community can give its children, and he’s taking steps to support that effort.  Inspired by his own teachers from elementary through medical school, Suneja is a passionate advocate of education. As a result, Suneja is using his participation in the annual Katy Half-Marathon to rally the […]

Katy ISD Education Foundation Establishes Alton Frailey Endowment Fund

Alton Frailey, retiring Katy ISD Superintendent; Tom Gunnell, Katy ISD Chief Operations Officer; Ken Janda, Katy ISD Education Foundation Board President.

The Katy ISD Education Foundation recently established the Alton Frailey Endowment Fund honoring the retiring Katy ISD Superintendent. Frailey played a pivotal role in the Education Foundation’s launch during his tenure as Superintendent.  The fund will provide a solid financial base for Foundation operations and the organization’s Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.  Contributions to the fund are currently being accepted. The Katy ISD Education Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) organization for which donations are tax […]

Katy ISD Education Foundation Announces Teacher Grant Recipients

The Katy ISD Education Foundation recently announced and celebrated its fourth year of Inspiring Imagination teacher grant recipients, pictured above. The Foundation will fund $206,627 in grants at thirty-three Katy ISD campuses for the 2016-2017 school year. Learn more at www.katyisdeducationfoundation.org

$206,627 Awarded This Year; $725,000 Over Past Four Years. Katy, TX ~ The Katy ISD Education Foundation recently announced its fourth year of Inspiring Imagination teacher grant recipients. Two hundred Katy ISD teachers at 33 different campuses were chosen for grants this year. Grant activities range from school gardens to robotics and extend to all subjects and grade levels. Funding will be provided for the 2016-2017 school year. In its first four years of activity, […]

Katy ISD Education Foundation Slates GROOVE Jazz Event

Hosted in Partnership with Katy Jazz Festival Thursday, April 7, 2016 (Katy, TX) – The Katy ISD Education Foundation will host its third annual jazz event, GROOVE, on Thursday, April 7, at Omni Houston Hotel Westside, 13210 Katy Freeway at Eldridge.  Reception begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.  Presented in partnership with the Katy Jazz Festival, the event will benefit the Foundation and its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.  Now in its […]

BP Leads as Katy ISD Education Foundation Cornerstone Investor

BP America, Inc. presents Katy ISD Education Foundation with its Cornerstone Investor contribution funding the BP S.T.E.M. Grant program.

The Katy ISD Education Foundation is pleased to announce that BP America, Inc. has returned for its second year as a Foundation Cornerstone Investor by contributing $50,000 for STEM related teacher grants.  The BP STEM Grant Program is administered via the Foundation’s Inspiring Imagination teacher grant initiative for grants in place this school year.  STEM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and represents the integration of science and mathematics into existing areas […]