Through a dynamic public-private partnership with Henrico County Public Schools — the commonwealth’s sixth largest school division — HEF serves more than 50,000 students in 72 educational facilities. Since its formation, the foundation has provided more than $9.7 million in direct funding affecting more than 600,000 students, teachers, parents and guardians across Henrico County. The Henrico Education Foundation funds creative instructional approaches with strong academic goals that directly address the opportunity gap and provides resources for teachers to support the most challenged schools. The foundation’s unique role is vital to meeting the educational needs of our community’s children while providing partnership opportunities for businesses, community leaders and citizens to directly impact public schools.
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With your help, HEF completes the funding puzzle by providing critical funds to ensure that Henrico schools continue to close opportunity gaps and remain a leader in innovation.
What others say about us
"HEF's greatest contribution to Henrico schools includes serving as an incubator for new and cutting-edge programs (along with the funding to implement them) to enhance the educational experiences of Henrico County's students!"
Wade Anderson, HEF Board Member
“HEF has played a significant role in creating an unforgettable learning experience at Greenwood ES. The grants we’ve received have lit a contagious flame of enthusiasm that is changing how all stakeholders view education in HCPS.”
Ryan Stein, Principal - Greenwood Elementary School
HEF in the Community
HEF strengthens public education by advancing innovative programs and initiatives designed to improve student achievement.
Tee Off for Education Golf Tournament
Henrico Education Foundation Board of Directors and staff would like to thank our generous sponsors and event patrons for supporting the Tee Off for Education golf tournament on October 7, 2020. It was a beautiful fall day and a good time was had by all. While getting outside and enjoying the fresh air, sunshine, and great company; our wonderful donors raised $60,000 to support Henrico County Public Schools. Thank you!