TUSTIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Education Foundation for California Schools, a non-profit organization created by SchoolsFirst FCU and the Orange County Department of Education, today announced its annual golf tournament fundraiser will be held on Monday, June 26, at the Newport Beach Country Club in Newport Beach. Last year, the Education Foundation’s golf tournament raised more than $150,000, a record for the organization that is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
Every year, the Education Foundation for California Schools awards grants to California teachers from kindergarten through community college. Grants can be used for materials or equipment to support the development of new, impactful programs that will inspire a student’s desire to excel in core subjects. Since the program was launched in 2003, more than 700 teachers have received grants totaling nearly $1.7 million, directly impacting more than 50,000 California students.
“Over the past two decades, the Education Foundation for California Schools has played an increasingly important role in providing funding for new and impactful educational programs that spark a love of learning among students,” said Bill Cheney, chief executive officer of SchoolsFirst FCU. “We’re pleased to partner with the Orange County Department of Education to support teachers as they bring bold new thinking to the classroom while they educate our future citizens and leaders.”
Information about registration and sponsorship packages for the Education Foundation for California Schools annual golf tournament is here.
About SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union
SchoolsFirst FCU is the fifth largest credit union in the country. Serving school employees and their families, the organization is dedicated to providing World-Class Personal Service and improving the financial lives of its Members. Today they serve more than 1.2 million Members with a full range of financial products and services — from savings and loans to investment, retirement and insurance products. SchoolsFirst FCU was founded in 1934, when 126 school employees pooled $1,200 and established a Member-owned cooperative to help improve each other's lives. In 2022, the Credit Union reported nearly $28 billion in assets and remains the largest credit union in California. For more information about SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union, visit schoolsfirstfcu.org.