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 nearly 60,000 FCPS students live in need?

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

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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.

Latest News Releases

The former Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools has changed its name to Educate Fairfax. This new name better reflects the organization’s mission to elevate the community by providing enhanced resources to teachers and students 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. Educate Fairfax relies upon the generous support of Fairfax businesses, educators, parents and alumni to fulfill its mission. Visit … read more

The Foundation for FCPS has announced the third round of grant winners for its innovative teacher grant program. For the 2021-2022 school year, the Foundation will provide $96,000 in grant awards to support 73 educators in three areas: continuity of learning, building or recovery of math and literacy skills, or social-emotional learning. The grant program was modified this year to support a strong Return to School following the pandemic. In the first three years of the program, a total of 146 grants have been awarded, … read more

This year we were reminded of the impact that teachers have on students, both in and out of the classroom.  A talented teacher can ignite a student’s passion for learning, leading or performing. A great teacher can truly transform a student’s life.  In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 3-7), we invite you to make a donation in the name of an FCPS educator who made a difference in your life, or the life of your student.  These funds will … read more