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12.9
2016

Katy ISD Education Foundation awarded $15,000 grant from Chick-fil-A

The Katy ISD Education Foundation was recently selected as a $15,000 award recipient as part of the 2017 True Inspiration Awards by Chick-fil-A. The True Inspiration Awards recognize and provide funding to 22 non-profit organizations across 16 different states to help foster leadership skills and develope a spirit of entrepreneurship in youth. This year, Chick-fil-A gave over $1.1 million in grants. 

For the first time since the program's inception in 2014, customers could vote for organizations in their communities with the Chick-fil-A One app. As a result of this and other factors READ MORE »

10.14
2016

Katy ISD Education Foundation announced as finalist for Chick-fil-A Inspiration Awards

The Katy ISD Education Foundation was recently named a southwest region finalist for this year's Chick-fil-A Inspiration Awards, an annual awards program that recognizes organizations whose values align with Chick-fil-A's. The Katy ISD Education Foundation invites the Katy and greater Houston community to support its campaign by voting for the Education Foundation by Monday, October 17. The Education Foundation could potentially receive $75,000 for the Katy ISD "Inspiring Imagination" teacher grant program.

Votes can be cast electronically through the Chick-fil-A One app, with a READ MORE »

03.18
2016

Katy ISD Education Foundation to host GROOVE jazz event

The Katy ISD Education Foundation invites you to GROOVE, the annual event hosted each spring in partnership with the Katy Jazz Festival. There will be live jazz music, great food and great company, and all proceeds will go towards the Katy ISD Education Foundation. This event will be hosted at the Omni Houston Hotel Westside on Thursday, April 7, at 6 p.m. For more information, visit here.

02.12
2016

BP America donates $50,000 to Katy ISD Education Foundation

For the second consecutive year, BP America Inc. has contributed to the Katy ISD Education Foundation as a Foundation Cornerstone Investor, and has generously donated $50,000 to be used towards Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related teacher grants. This year's Katy ISD Education Foundation's "Inspiring Imagination" grant initiative administers grants to educators in the district. BP America Inc. has donated in hopes of encouraging the pursuit of STEM fields among future generations. For more on this story, visit here. READ MORE »

09.4
2015

Katy ISD Education Foundation to host Fireflies & Foodtrucks event

Mark your calendars for the Katy ISD Education Foundation's Fireflies & Foodtrucks event, which will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17 at No Label Brewery. This event will include live music from Earl Sanders Jr, valet parking, a new beer garden area and more. Fireflies & Foodtrucks will benefit the Katy ISD Education Foundation and their Inspiring Imagination program, which will award grants to deserving educators. Admission is $40 per person with additional packages available for purchase. For registration information, visit READ MORE »

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