Our students. Our strength.

The Foundation for FCPS is now "Educate Fairfax!"

Our new name better reflects our mission to elevate the community by providing enhanced support and resources to students and teachers across Fairfax County.

Through a refined focus on “Our Students, Our Strength,”  Educate Fairfax strives to ensure that every FCPS student has a path to success.

Visit our Impact page to learn how our donors make a difference in the lives of our students.

Did you know that more than 60,000 FCPS students live in need?


Nearly 1 in 3 FCPS students qualify for Free or Reduced Meals (FRM)

Learn more about how Educate Fairfax impacts students, staff and schools across Fairfax County

Funds raised go directly to schools or programs

Our Mission

Educate Fairfax energizes the power of the community to invest in educational excellence and prepare students for the future.

Our Vision

Every FCPS student has a path to success.

Our Students

Latest News Releases

At the 2022 Leaders & Learners Breakfast, Board Chairman Cindy Anderson announced a new initiative for 2022-2023, the Innovators’ Fund. This fund will be used to enhance, support, and drive creativity and innovation at all levels in FCPS, particularly related to STEM education. Educate Fairfax will match the first $50,000 in donations to this fund! Find out more and make your contribution at this link. We’re excited to keep FCPS at the forefront of innovation and educational excellence!

Joel Bassam with Easterns Automotive Group wanting to support that cause by providing a 7News Helping Hand.  He selected the annual Collect for Kids effort and WJLA was there to capture the magic of giving in action. “Educate Fairfax is an amazing organization supporting both the students and teachers of Fairfax County Public Schools,” Bassam said. “We wanted to help you guys out by donating $2,000 to support 200 students to get their school year started off right by providing … read more

When you invest in Educate Fairfax, you help your business in three ways:  Develop a talent pipeline; Increase your business competitive advantage; and Capture new perspectives that can contribute to greater innovation. For business leaders, back to school season is an ideal time to consider partnering with their local schools.  It’s easier for school administrators to consider partnership initiatives at the beginning of the academic year. To facilitate these types of partnerships across all Fairfax County Schools, Educate Fairfax will bring area … read more