Category Archives: Blog


Give A Kid A Coat


Give A Kid A Coat $690 of $1,000 raised Each year, our Foundation provides between 250-400 children with winter coats to make sure they can stay warm on their route to school, at the bus stop, at recess, and at home. Children should not miss school because they cannot afford proper clothes for the colder [...]
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The Classic 2020


The annual Classic weekend is scheduled for January 15th through January 20th at the Country Club of Ocala! All funds raised during the Classic will go to college tuition scholarships for low-income, at-risk youth in the Take Stock in Children program. The events for the Classic 2020 are as follows: Hors d’Oeuvres with the Honorees […]

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Giving Tree


Our Foundation recently celebrated 30 years of supporting Marion County Public Schools, its students and teachers. Donors came together to provide financial support for the future and help ensure the Foundation continues to connect children, classrooms and the community over the next 30 years. A Giving Tree was created to symbolize the continued growth of […]

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The Classic 2019 Weekend of Events


Join the Public Education Foundation and Rotary of Metropolitan Ocala at the annual Classic weekend of events, to raise scholarship funds for Take Stock in Children.  All events to be held at the Country Club of Ocala.  Classic 2019 Schedule of Events: Hors Devours with The Honorees – January 16th from 6-8pm at the Country Club […]

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Coupons for Education


Books are on sale at every Marion County Public School starting Friday, August 24th until September 28th!  Want to get a sneak peak at the great coupons in the book? Click HERE  Books are only $20 and all proceeds go to support school initiatives and programs of the Public Education Foundation. Find a school to […]

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Grant Applications Available Now!


Since its beginning, the Public Education Foundation’s Grants for Great Ideas program has awarded more than 745 grants to Marion County Public School teachers and principals in support of teaching innovation – impacting more than 100,000 students. Information sheets and application forms for Grants for Great Ideas for educators and principals in Marion County Public Schools are available […]

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Teacher to Be Scholarship Application Available!


The Public Education Foundation of Marion County is proud to once again offer “Teacher to Be” Scholarships to non-instructional personnel. If you are part of our MCPS family and are working to become a classroom teacher, this scholarship is for you!  The “Teacher to Be” Scholarship is open to all Marion County Public School non-instructional […]

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Teacher Resource Week is SOLD OUT!


Teacher Resource Week is SOLD OUT!  But we have good news! MCPS Teachers can still go to the event website and sign up on the waiting list.  If a spot opens up, an email will be sent with directions for how to reserve a shopping time! Click HERE   Thank you to our Sponsors!  

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Xglosive Tennis for Take Stock


Join us for a fun night of Xglosive Tennis to raise scholarship funds for Take Stock in Children! What is Xglosive Tennis?  “XGLOsive turns traditional tennis into a fun, no-pressure social experience for people of all ages and abilities. Unlike traditional tennis events, XGLOsive takes the pressure off and turns the music and the fun […]

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