Volunteers dedicated to the Enrichment of Public Education through Community Giving


The Grant Program allows applicants (Columbia Public Schools District Curriculum / Program Coordinators or Cohort Principals) to apply for funding of projects costing up to $25,000

Hall of Leaders

The CPSF Hall of Leaders honorees are outstanding individuals who are alumni, volunteers, and retired educators of the Columbia Public Schools.


Click "view more" below to find out about our upcoming CPSF events.

Fresh News

  • Membership Letters will be mailed in February
  • CPS Teacher Grant Applications due in March

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The Columbia Public Schools Foundation (CPSF) began on the premise that every child needs a strong foundation.... read more


We couldn't be more excited about our new partnership with the Ragtag Film Society! Through our grant, all CPS 10th graders will get to experience a free film screening and filmmaker Q&A at the True/False Film Fest. #1millioningrants #studentsfirst ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to everyone who attended our 20th anniversary kickoff yesterday! We celebrated with a ribbon cutting and announced a new grant and three-year partnership with the @Ragtag Film Society to enrich public education. #studentsfirst ... See MoreSee Less

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We wanted to kick off our 20th year with a special announcement and....(drumroll please)...A NEW LOGO that illustrates our mission to enrich Columbia's public schools.

We hope you love the new look as much as we do! #studentsfirst
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Columbia Public Schools Foundation updated their profile picture. ... See MoreSee Less

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