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A Special Credit Card Program That Generates Donations

Think about how often you use your credit card. Whether it's your latest trip to the grocery store, an impulse buy online, or refueling at the gas station—it's safe to...

Endowed Scholarship from Caldwell Companies

Caldwell Companies are long-time supporters of our Foundation. In this blog, we will highlight an endowment that the company recently established for a local student.

2018 Total Scholarships Announcement

An important part of our mission is to increase access to higher education for graduates of Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (CFISD) by awarding scholarships. Through our scholarsh...

Honoring Cypress Ridge High School’s First Principal – Claudio Garcia

Each and every day, we have the privilege of working closely with countless schools in the Cy-Fair area. One of the schools that we have a close relationship with is Cypress Ridge High S...

Endowment Wall at the Berry Center

CFEF has invested in a new Endowment Wall in the Berry Center. This wall is a digital display of CFEF endowment donors, our mission, and recipient stories. The wall recognizes our more than 60 Endowme...

Donate to Educate

    Donate to Educate is a program in which CFISD staff donates $100 to receive a CFEF DTE tee-shirt they can dress in the initial Monday of each month with jeans on their campus. It...

Salute to the Stars

One of Cy-Fair Educational Foundation’s most popular and exciting events is turning twenty years old this year! Join CFEF on October 19, 2017, to celebrate the 20th Ann...

Terry Wheeler, Chairman of the Board July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019

We are proud to announce that Terry Wheeler is the new Chairman of CFEF as of July 1. His term will go from July 2017 to June 30, 2019!   Terry Wheeler grew up in Abilene Texas and is a 7th...

Scholarship Reception

The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation Scholarship Reception is going to be held on August 1, 2017 at the Berry Center from 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. We will be honoring our scholarship recipients. We were exci...

Salute to Our Heroes: 10th Anniversary

The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Salute to Our Heroes Gala, honoring the men and women who serve our country. Proceeds raised durin...

Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational

Established in 2009, the Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational basketball brings together 24 high school teams—including the 10 Cypress-Fairbanks boy's varsity teams. Cy-Falls High School Boy’s ...

Donor Spotlight: DLD Designs

DLD Designs is an artist studio boutique “that is by, for and about women.” Boutique owner Debi Lynn is a longtime CFEF supporter who donates a portion of her profits each month to benefit CFEF st...

Salute to the Stars 20th Anniversary Celebration

One of Cy-Fair Educational Foundation’s most popular and exciting events is turning twenty years old this year! Join CFEF on October 19, 2017, to celebrate the 20th Anniv...

CFEF Scholarships + Our Endowment Partners

Awarding student scholarships provides CFISD students with an opportunity to achieve their educational goals. Although many CFEF scholarships...

Scholarship Spotlight: Jessica Claros & David Claros

When you sponsor a CFEF event like the B.F. Adam Golf Classic, or give a gift through any of our

Digital Ways to Donate

In the 29 years since the B.F. Adam Golf Classic was first held, more than $2.7 million has been raised to fund CFEF efforts to provide CFISD students with scholarships. Improving access to college an...

B.F. Adam Golf Classic: A Thanks to Our Sponsors

Now in its 29th year, the B.F. Adam Golf Classic has raised more than $2.7 million to fund CFEF efforts. Since 1992, funds raised by the tournament have provided CFISD students with scholar...

B.F. Adam Golf Classic Donor Profile: Station & Ayers Insurance Services & Consulting, LLC

As the date for our annual B.F. Adam Golf Classic approaches, we want to take a moment to thank the generous donors who make this event possible. This year’s tournament takes place at the beautiful ...

B.F. Adam Golf Classic: May 11, 2017

Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 11, and join us at the beautiful BlackHorse Golf Club for the

It’s Not Too Late to Attend Salute to Our Heroes

The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation’s Salute to Our Heroes is almost here! There is still time to join us this weekend at the Om...

Salute to Our Heroes: Planning Your Evening

We hope by now you’ve purchased your tickets for our Salute to Our Heroes evening at the Omni Houston Hotel on February 11, 201...

2017 Scholarship Deadline

Quality education strengthens our community by providing businesses with competent employees and attracting positive growth. The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation plays an important role in our community...

Buy Your Tickets for Salute to Our Heroes 2017!

One of our four major events of the year, Salute to Our Heroes, is coming up in less than a month. Held at the

Advertise in the 2017 Salute to Our Heroes Program Book

Salute to Our Heroes is our newest event that honors the brave men and women who serve our country. Funds raised from this special evening go to an endowment that enables CFISD students to pursue high...

Make Your Mark! Become a Salute to Our Heroes Sponsor

Salute to Our Heroes will be taking place on February 11th, 2017 at the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside. Thi...

Legacy Trustee Emeritus Profile: Donald Thornton

In this blog, we will take a look at Donald Thornton’s legacy and the impact he had on the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation.   Donald dedicated his life to education and to the Cy-Fair comm...

Highlights Leading up to Salute to Our Heroes 2017

Salute to Our Heroes will be taking place February 11, 2017 at the Omni Hotel Houston at Westside. With the event a little over three months away, this blog will offer some exciting details about this...

Trustee Profile: Jill Smith

In this week’s blog, we will provide a profile on one of our newest members to the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation Board of Trustees: Jill Smith. Jill is a Broker Associate/Realtor at Better Homes an...

This Week’s Update: The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational

Now that Salute to the Stars has come and gone, our attention turns to our next major fundraising event of the year: The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational. This week’s blog will provide you wi...

Salute to the Stars 2016 – Today!

The Salute to the Stars Gala will take place on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at the Richard E. Berry Educational Support Center. The gala honors CFISD’s Spotlight Teachers whose out...

CFEF Partnering with MOD Pizza for Spreading MODness Week

In this week’s blog, we are spreading the MODness! The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation has partnered with MOD Pizza in the past and we are excited to announce that we have partnered with the deliciou...

Scholarship Applications 2017

Since its inception, the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation has dedicated itself to providing high school students with scholarships to pursue higher education.  For students interested in applying for o...

CFEF Annual Retreat 2016

On September 7th, 2016, the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation held its annual retreat.  This blog will serve as a recap of the half-day retreat. Our annual retreat serves an imp...

Salute to the Stars Update 2016

Salute to the Stars recognizes CFISD’s best teachers who have such a significant impact on our youth.   One of our major fundraising events of the year, the gala will take place on Thursday, Octobe...

Trustee Profile- Keith Grothaus

In this week’s blog, we will provide a trustee profile on Keith Grothaus.  Keith contributes more than 29 years of successful real estate experience to Caldwell Companies.  He is responsible for d...

Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational Update 2016

The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational will be taking place December 8th -December 10th.  This blog will announce the full roster of the teams that will be participating as...

Donate to Educate 2016

The Donate to Educate programs provides scholarships to graduating seniors.  This blog will touch on the kickoff to 2016’s program with classes beginning on August 22nd.

Caldwell Companies

The Cy-Fair Foundational Education has a long standing relationship with Caldwell Companies. President and CEO, Fred Caldwell has been a trustee of the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation for over 16 years...

Silent Auction at Salute to the Stars 2016

The 2016 Salute to the Stars gala will take place on October 13, 2016 at the Berry Center.  One of our major fundraising events of the year, it honors CFISD’s best teachers who have such a signific...

Gary Greene Endowment

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene has been an important part of the American home since 1924.  This blog will discuss the generous endowment that the real estate company has contribute...

Profile on Bob Adam

In this week’s blog, we take a look at a man who has been influential in the development of the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation: Bob Adam.  We will look at the lasting impact he has made on the Foun...

2016 Schroeder Scholarship Recipients

The Edwin C. Schroeder Memorial Scholarship provides financial support for CFISD graduates to attend the Lone Star College System.  This blog will discuss the formation of the scholarship and announc...

Scholarship Reception

The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation will hold its annual scholarship reception on August 2nd, 2016 from 7-9 P.M. at The Berry Center.  The reception celebrates recipients and donors ...

Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational 2017 Announcement

The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational will be taking place on December 8-10, 2016.  This blog will announce the teams participating in 2016’s invitational. The Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitatio...

Donating to the CFEF Through your will

The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation relies on the support and dedication of the community to provide funds for students of CFISD to pursue higher education.  If you are interested in donating to our F...

Give Back to the CFEF while Shopping with AmazonSmile

Amazon is the world’s leading e-commerce website where you can find virtually anything you need.  While everyone is familiar with Amazon, not as many are familiar with AmazonSmile.  This blog will...

Profile of a Scholarship Recipient

Since its inception, the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation has awarded over $6 million in scholarships to more than 1,400 graduates of CFISD.  The Foundation invests in Today’s Students ‒ Tomorrow...

CFEF Board of Trustees

The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation is a non-profit organization that relies on the support of the community and countless individuals who dedicate their time, talent, and/or treasure to support the Fo...

Salute to the Stars 2016

With the B.F. Adam Golf Classic on the books, we turn our attention to our next big fundraising event of the year: Salute to the Stars.  Thursday, October 13th at 7:00 P.M., Salute to the ...

B.F. Adam Golf Classic 2016 Recap

The 2016 edition of the B.F. Adam Golf Classic was held on May 12, 2016.  This blog will serve as a recap of one of our major fundraising events of the year.  With a spring in the Houston area that ...

Donor Profile: Cy-Fair Medical Center

The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation has a special program for companies and individual donors who support the Foundation’s four major fundraising events: Salute to Our Heroes, the B.F. Adam Golf Clas...

Salute to Our Heroes Speaker Announcement 2017

Salute to Our Heroes is one of our four major fundraising events of the year.  The gala celebrates the brave men and women who serve our country.  This blog will announce 2017’s keynote speaker.

Donate to Educate 2016

The Donate to Educate program provides scholarships to graduating seniors.  In this blog, we will announce the winner’s of 2016’s Donate to Educate program and give you a brief background on the ...

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Crawfish Boil

On April 9th, 2016, the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Cy-Fair Office hosted a Client Appreciation Crawfish Boil.  This blog will discuss the event and give you a backgro...

Big Give Houston

In this week’s blog, we are announcing our new partnership with Big Give Houston.  This special event will be taking place in less than a month.  To follow conversations surrounding Big Give Houst...

Chairman of CFEF Profile: Adrian Dominguez

It is safe to say that the success of the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation would not be possible without the dedication and hard work of our Board of Trustees.  The man at the helm, the chair of the CF...

B.F. Adam Golf Classic 2016 Update

The B.F. Adam Golf Classic will be taking place at the Black Horse Golf Club on May 12, 2016.  The event is one of the largest non-celebrity tournaments in the Houston area.  This blog will provide ...

Cy-Fair Educational Foundation Partners

The CFEF is grateful for the support of our partners.  This blog will describe how you can become a partner while highlighting our Foundation Partners. We have established a program for...

William C. Yancey, Jr. Honored as Trustee Emeritus

At our last board meeting, the CFEF made Bill Yancey a Trustee Emeritus.  A Trustee Emeritus status is a nonvoting position awarded to retired Trustees who have performed in an exemplary manner and d...

CFEF and MOD Pizza: Partnering in Cypress

On March 12th, 2016, MOD Pizza will be opening a new location in Cypress.  As part of their company mission, the restaurant supports organizat...

A Jam-Packed Weekend at the CFEF

The last weekend in February was a busy yet exciting one for the CFEF.  The weekend started with Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’...

The Generous Support of our Sponsors for the B.F. Adam Golf Classic

On May 12, 2016, the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF) will hold its 28th Annual B.F. Adam Golf Classic at Blackhorse Golf Club.  The longstanding success of this event is due to the g...

Behind the Scenes at Salute to Our Heroes 2016

Many months go into the planning of a major event and when the big day finally arrives, you hope that everything will run smoothly. After experiencing Salute to Our Heroes 2016, we couldn’t have as...

Dewey & Assoc National Study & Rankings: 2015 Top K-12 Educational Foundations

Salute to Our Heroes will be taking place this Saturday, February 13th, 2016.  While our first major event of the year is only a few days away, we want to take a moment to announce a wonde...

Salute to Our Heroes 2016

With much anticipation, Salute to Our Heroes will be taking place in a week and a half: February 13th, 2016 at the Omni Hotel Westside Houston.  This blog will provide you with some last m...

B.F. Adam Classic Golf Tournament

One of the largest non-celebrity golf tournaments in the Houston area, the B.F. Adam Classic is held each May.  Since its inception in 1992, more than $2.6 million has been raised to fund Foundation ...

Scholarships for Students Deadline

Since its inception, the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation has awarded more than $6 million in scholarships to more than 1,300 graduates of Cypress-Fairban...

Salute to Our Heroes Speaker Announcement

Salute to Our Heroes will be taking place in a month, February 13th, 2016 at the Omni Hotel Westside Houston.  Cy-Fair Educational Foundation regrets to announce that Captain Gerald Coffee...

Salute to Our Heroes 2016

Happy New Year!  2016 has arrived and we are excited for all the New Year will have to offer.  Our first major event of the year is Salute to Our Heroes taking place on February 13th.   ...

A HUGE Thank you

As 2015 comes to an end, we have been reflecting on all of the memorable moments of the year.  And what a remarkable one it was!  We hosted four major events: Salute to Our Heroes, the B.F. Adam Gol...

End of Year Giving Before 2016 Arrives

The holiday spirit is in the air and time spent with friends and family is on the horizon.  Before we take a break for the holidays, we would like to give everyone a big THANK YOU for your donations ...

Top-Rated Award for 2015 from GreatNonprofits

In early November, GreatNonprofits awarded us quite the honor.  We’ve been so busy preparing for the Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational that we haven’t had an opportunity to share the good n...

The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational 2015: One Day Away!

The time is here!  The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational starts tomorrow: December 10th-12th at the Berry Center, Cy-Woods, Cy-Fair, and Langham Creek High Schools.  This...

End Of Year Giving

With the holidays around the corner, we are looking forward to spending some quality time with our loved ones.  As the New Year approaches, we would like to say THANK YOU for your sponsorships and/or...

Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational 2015: Ticket Information and Ad Sales/Sponsorship Opportunities

The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational is a little over two weeks away: December 10th-12th at the Berry Center, Cy-Woods, Cy-Fair, and Langham Creek High Schools.  With the...

The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational 2015: Tournament Updates

The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational is less than a month away: December 10th-12th at the Berry Center, Cy-Woods, Cy-Fair, and Langham Creek High Schools.  With the tourn...

The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational Experience

The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational is a month away, December 10th -12th at the Berry Center, Cy-Woods, Cy-Fair and Langham Creek High Schools.  If you are traveling to ...

The Houston Methodist Cy-Fair Hoops Invitational 2015

With the Houston Methodist Cy-Fair Hoops Invitational taking place in a little over a month, our next couple blogs will focus on one of our largest events of the year.  These blogs will get you squar...

Ed Station Honored at Salute to the Stars 2015

Salute to the Stars, what an event!  Our gala took place just a few weeks ago and we are still reveling in such a special night.  Sa...

Scholarships for Students

More than $323,000 in scholarship funds are available to graduating CFISD students through our various fundraising efforts and the generous support of the community.  Mark your calendars folks!  The...

The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational: Announcing Named Sponsor Houston Methodist

The Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational will be here before we know it: December 10-12, 2015 at The Berry Center!  The Invitational is one of the major events held by the Cy-Fair Educational Foun...

A Sneak Peak into CFEF: Trustee Profile- Debbie Blackshear

These are busy times at the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF).  Salute to the Stars is only a few days away.  To take a break from the madness, we thought we would give you the inside scoop abou...

Salute to the Stars: A Magical Evening

We are a little over two weeks away from Salute to the Stars 2015!  Thursday, October 15, 2015 at The Berry Center.  7 P.M.  The Salute to the Stars gala honors Cy-Fair ISD’s best teachers who ha...

AmazonSmile: Enjoy Shopping While Simultaneously Giving Back To Charity

Amazon is one of our favorite retailers and it’s easy to imagine why: virtually anything you want to buy is at your fingertips from the convenience of your home.  To make things even better, Amazon...

Endowed Scholarships

The mission of the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF) is to raise funds to increase college access for graduates of Cy-Fair ISD by awarding scholarships and to promote excellence in teaching by pro...

Salute to the Stars 2015

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at The Berry Center.  7 P.M. sharp.  Save the date for one of our major events of the year...

Cy-Fair Educational Foundation and Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center: A Long-Lasting Partnership

Forty-five years ago, the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF) was created.  Thirteen years later, in 1983, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital (Cy-Fair Hospital) opened.  As both organizatio...

Welcome to the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation’s Blog

The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF) was created in 1970 after community leaders contacted Allen Labay, then deputy superintendent of Cypress-Fairbanks ISD., and Dr. Karl Bleyl, a Cy-Fair educato...

Nationwide Study Ranks CFEF Among Top 25 Education Foundations

Announced September 25, 2014—The nation’s only study and ranking of K-12 education foundations, “Stepping Up: The Top K-12 Education Foundations in the Nation,” has ranked the CyFair Educati...

Salute to the Stars Gala

This year CFEF held the 17th Annual "Salute to the Stars Gala" on October 16, 2014. The black-tie event at Cy-Fair ISD's Richard E. Berry Center drew over 750 community and business leaders, elect...

CFEF Awards
Guidestar Exchange Gold Participant Award Stepping Up Top 50 Award Stepping Up Top 10 Award Great Non-profits Top Rated Award