The Public Education Foundation of Marion County participates in and provides a variety of educational programs and has a long tradition of fostering understanding through education.


Golden Apple
The Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program, honors and rewards excellence in teaching.


Take Stock
in Children
Take Stock in Children provides deserving low-income youth/students, many from minority families, the opportunity to escape the cycle of poverty through education.


Tools 4 Teaching
Tools 4 Teaching take supplies no longer needed by local businesses and organizations and transforms them into classroom learning materials.


Grants for
Great Ideas
Grants for Great Ideas has awarded more than 745 grants to teachers and principals in support of teaching innovation-impacting more than 100,000 students.