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.


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Fresh News

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

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Congratulations to all our 2015 Hall of Leaders honorees! Columbia Public Schools Foundation could not support our community's students without the amazing contributions of these outstanding alumni, volunteers and retired educators.

Left to right, front row: Stephen Calloway, Outstanding Volunteer; Linda Walker, Outstanding Retired Educator; Marilyn Parker, Outstanding Retired Educator; Harold Bossaller, Outstanding Retired Educator; Patty Kespohl, Outstanding Alumni; Joy Underdown, Outstanding Retired Educator

Left to right, back row: Kerri Packard, Outstanding Volunteer; Vickie Robb, Outstanding Retired Educator; Shana Farr, Outstanding Alumni; Mitchell Humphreys, Outstanding Alumni; Lora Lynn Iannotti, Outstanding Alumni; James Nunnelly, Outstanding Alumni
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Columbia Public Schools Foundation added 9 new photos to the album: Grant Awards Presentation 2013-14. ... See MoreSee Less

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Grant Awards Presentation

September 18, 2013, 4:30pm

David H. Hickman High School

Join us on September 18th at 4:30pm at Hickman High School’s Media Center for our Grant Awards Presentation. We will be presenting the recipients of this year’s grants. Come and congratulate the a...

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