"Education is the key to success in life,
teachers make a lasting impact in
the lives of their students."
We all have that one teacher who made a profound impact on our life.
It is the mission of the Nassau Education Foundation to support the
teachers of Nassau County, Florida with classroom grants, so they too,
may play a significant role in shaping the lives of our students.
The teachers, who are awarded classroom grants through the
Nassau Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, want to
raise the bar within their classroom, provide their students
with an innovative learning experience and see their students
achieve his or her highest potential.
Since 2015, we have contributed more than $500,000 in grants
to teachers in every school in Nassau County.
The Nassau Education Foundation (NEF) celebrated our mission to support the Nassau County classrooms, students, teachers and schools at an “Across the Decades” themed gala on Saturday, January 15, 2021 at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Funds raised during the evening benefit the foundation’s grant programs which annually distribute $100,000 to Nassau County’s sixteen schools in […]
Last year during COVID, we weren’t able to gather to hold a gala and came up with a fun way to honor the teachers. It became what Dr. Burns calls a “COVID Keeper.” So on November 16, the Nassau Education Foundation Board and friends loaded a school bus with Superintendent Dr. Kathy Burns and traveled […]
Each year, the Nassau Education Foundation is able to use matching funds on a 1:1 basis with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations and each year the NEF board has chosen a career technical program to support. This belief in the importance of vocational education has helped to fund projects in nursing, construction, agriculture and […]