Education Foundation

The mission of the HEB ISD Education Foundation is to raise and award private funds and community resources to support the HEB ISD's commitment to excellence in education. The Foundation, established in 1995, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization guided by a volunteer board of directors who have a sincere interest in the success of our students and staff.

Caring citizens, elected officials, educators, parents, alumni, corporate partners, and business leaders, demonstrate support of the HEB ISD through their participation in the good work of the Foundation. Please join us.

Superintendents Circle of Giving

Empowered to Excel Grants

To date, the Foundation has raised and awarded more than $770,000 to our deserving HEB ISD classrooms and campuses, funding a diverse array of needs identified by our educators. This year's grant winners included innovative initiatives like Makerspaces in all elementary school libraries, electrophoresis equipment, multicultural literature, music and fitness combined curriculum, and funding developing leaders who will make a difference in our schools and community. Click here to see all of this year’s grant recipients.

The HEB ISD Education Foundation awarded 33 grant recipients totaling $60,248 for the 2017-2018 academic year. Thank you to all the different campuses, departments, or teams who applied for funding.

All 2017-2018 grant recipients are responsible for returning the Grant Evaluation Form to the Foundation by May 25, 2018.

2018-2019 Applications Due: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 by 4:00pm

All grant applications will be submitted through the electronic grant application on-line program. The grant application process will be open February 12, 2018. An electronic signature from your principal/administrator is required. Please plan accordingly.

All HEB ISD staff members are encouraged to submit a Grant Application for the 2018-2019 academic year. Detailed grant application instructions and a link to the electronic application are below:

Donors, your contributions make a difference in the lives of our students!

For questions, Contact Jenna Waters at 817-690-1921.

Awards of Excellence

Student on stage at Awards of Excellence, with representatives from school staff and Education Foundation

Each spring, the Foundation takes great pride in recognizing outstanding high school seniors from L.D. Bell, Trinity, and KEYS and their teacher mentors through our Awards of Excellence program. This year, we will be expanding our reach to include several fields of study that represent the new programs offered through the Gene A. Buinger Career and Technical Education Academy.

See more photos from the Awards Banquet

HEB ISD Staff Campaign 2017-18

The Cornerstone Walkway

All single honorary or memorial gifts of $250 and up to the HEB ISD Education Foundation qualify for a commemorative Cornerstone brick at the Pat May Center, in addition to recognition as a White Circle Member of our Superintendent’s Circle of Giving. 150 new bricks will complete Phase I of the Cornerstone Walkway and raise important funds for our mission. Honor or memorialize someone special and earn a Cornerstone brick today!

Photo of Jim Griffin

HEB Education Foundation logo

Mayor Jim Griffin
Chairman, Board of Directors

Board of Directors

To learn more about how you can support the important work of the HEB ISD Education Foundation, please call our administrative office, the HEB Chamber of Commerce, at 817-283-1521 or e-mail

Mail your tax deductible donations to:
HEB ISD Education Foundation
c/o HEB Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Drawer 969
Bedford, TX 76095

Contact Us
Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD
1849 Central Dr.
Bedford, TX 76022
Phone: 817.283.4461
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