Henrico 21 #LIFEREADY Learning Exhibition

The Henrico 21 #LifeReady Learning Exhibition is an annual district-wide celebration that recognizes the best learner-centered experiences that develop critical knowledge and skills for life readiness from each of Henrico’s 74 educational facilities. This year’s event took place on March 29, 2023 at Glen Allen High School. The exhibition creates a unique opportunity for students,…

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HEF’s quarterly newsletter – March 2023

HEF's quarterly newsletter - March 2023

Welcome to HEF’s inaugural newsletter! We’ll show you how education foundations can play meaningful roles in the development and implementation of high-quality programming for our community’s children. You’re a HEF Hero! The Henrico Education Foundation’s 3rd Annual Excellence in Education Dinner took place on February 9, 2023, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. This year,…

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12 groundbreaking ideas from HCPS educators win funding in latest round of innovative grants

The Henrico Education Foundation has announced grants totaling $79,282 to fund 12 innovative projects proposed by Henrico County Public Schools educators. The programs will benefit more than 9,000 HCPS students. Twice each year, HEF invites teachers and other educators to submit their ideas for groundbreaking projects that enhance the school division’s mission. The Henrico School…

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HEF is FULL of Thanks for The Rite Aid Foundation

Rite Aid Foundation

The Rite Aid Foundation has generously gifted Henrico Education Foundation with a $10,000 grant as part of its annual Giving Tuesday grant award. Our leadership has decided to use this grant to support our Community Learning Centers. HEF is one of nearly 500 partner charities across the country receiving a grant from The Rite Aid…

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Glen Lea Elementary Telehealth Clinic

Glen Lea Telehealth Clinic

A ribbon-cutting ceremony in December 2021 at Glen Lea Elementary School celebrated an innovative new clinic that will help students get better access to health care and reduce missed instructional time. The Glen Lea Telehealth Clinic uses an internet webcam and other tools to enable students at the school in eastern Henrico County to consult…

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Funding Pre-K Education

Henrico Education Foundation leads a series of Early Childhood Education support initiatives. These initiatives open spaces in private childcare centers and family day homes to preschool students ages 3 and 4 on the waitlist for public Pre-K or for those that need a full day, full year program. Knowing that 85% of brain development happens…

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