Programs


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.

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

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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.

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

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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.