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  • Due to the generosity of individuals, businesses and private foundations, the Galveston ISD Educational Foundation (GEF) awarded $75, 584.03 to Galveston Independent School District educators through the spring 2017 cycle of the Grants to Teachers and Schools program. Aiming to provide resources and learning materials to improve academic achievement, the projects below will impact reading, math, science, […]

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  • The Galveston ISD Educational Foundation (GEF) has released its 2015-2016 Impact Report to the community. Awarding $190,097.78 in cash and in-kind support during the last school year to Galveston Independent School District educators, GEF met its goal of exceeding the organization’s 2014-2015 outputs. “We can’t thank our loyal donors enough for their unfailing support,” remarked […]

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  • Thanks to GEF, the first Friday of each month could give selected GISD teachers a well-deserved thank you. The “Friends of the Foundation” program is an initiative being launched by the GEF in support of GISD teachers to thank them and give them a little recognition for all the work they do. The Friends of […]

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  • GEF announces the opening of spring 2014 Grants on Wednesday, January 22.  GEF, a 501 C 3 non-profit philanthropic organization, exists independently of the GISD schools, but compliments it through partnership. The foundation assists students and staff by supporting activities not funded by tax dollars. Grants are awarded up to $1,000 for individuals, up to […]

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  • We received the following letters a few days ago and had to share. GISD Educator Selah Tacconi introduces them. These letters of support were written by students in Ms. Jobe’s 2nd Grade at Oppe Elementary. Myself, with the support of her team, wrote and was awarded a grant by the Galveston Educational Foundation  for $5000 […]

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  • We would like to thank those who have given throughout the years to the Galveston Educational Foundation American National Insurance British Petroleum Dr. Leon Bromberg Charitable Trust The Brown Foundation Lynn and Armin Cantini Friendship trust The Center for Transportation and Commerce Centerpoint Energy The Comcast Foundation Edward J. Walsh & Associates Farmer’s Marine Cooper […]

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  • Anchor ‘s Circle The Foundren Foundation Houston Endowment Inc. Kempner Capital Management, Inc. Hetta T. “Peaches” and Harris L. “Shrub” Kempne, Jr., IHO The Mothers Hetta  Jockusch Towler abd Ruth Levy Kempner Mary Moody Norther Endowment Permanent Endowment Fund of Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church Rockwell Fund Bill and Gail rider, The Rider Family […]

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  • ADMIRAL KEMPNER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT CAPTIAN THE DR. LEON BROMBERG CHARITABLE TRUST*THE JOHN P. MCGOVERN FOUNDATION*SULLIVAN LAND SERVICES*LINEBARGER GOGGAN BLAIR & SAMPSON, LLP FIRST MATE ANONYMOUS DONOR (IN HONOR OF GISD TEACHER SAMANTHA SUHLER & CRISTIN LEDBETTER)*DR. BARBARA THOMPSON*GREER, HERZ & ADAMS, LLP*JANICE & MAYOR VICTOR PIERSON*MCLEOD, ALEXANDER, POWELL & APFFEL*MOODY NATIONAL BANK*RISMILLER CONSTRUCTION, INC.*TEXAS A&M […]

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  • GEORGE BALL HIGH SCHOOL (CIRCA 1854) Kempner Capitol Management University of Texas Medical Branch BUCCANEER HOTEL (CIRCA 1891) Dr. Leon Bromberg Charitable Trust Fund John P. McGovern Foundation Sasser Family Fund COTTEN EXCHANGE BUILDING (CIRCA 1940) American National Insurance Farmer’s Marine Company Galveston Insuarance Association Greer, Herz & Adams, L.L.P. Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson, […]

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The Galveston ISD Educational Foundation enriches the educational experience and prepares students for the future by providing financial support to educators, schools and students.