Who We Are

The Education Foundation of the Summit is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization with an all-volunteer group of parents....

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Our Work

Education Foundation of the Summit provides outreach, leadership, creativity, and funding for programs that are beyond the current scope and means of the Summit School District....

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How to Help

A gift of any size can make a real difference in the educational experience of Summit students. Money, volunteer time, etc....

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Fall Harvest Gathering Oct 5

By EFS | September 18, 2017

Please join us for this exciting 3rd annual Harvest Gathering to support the education of the youth of Summit County. Tastings of over 100 wines, beers and spirits paired with foods from local restaurants. There will be a silent auction for skis, a beer brewing experience, and fine whiskey. Proceeds benefit Education Foundation of the Summit and the Peak School in Frisco.…

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Teachers: Submit Grant Applications by September 15

By EFS | August 27, 2017

We’ve made a change to the Eileen Finkel Innovative Teaching Grants. Instead of a fall and spring cycle, we’re simplifying the process to once per year. This year, grant applications are due September 15. Apply Now Awards will be announced October 1. Grants will be awarded up to $2,500 and will support academic enrichment, innovation and…

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This Week Donations Go Twice as Far

By EFS | August 25, 2017

From now until August 31 the Slifer Smith & Frampton Foundation will match all donations to Education Foundation of the Summit. Please visit their web site here and donate by Aug 31 to support our teachers and students. You can also donate by mail or phone. With one week left in the SSF Foundation’s Summer Match…

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What They're Saying About Education Foundation of the Summit...

The Education Foundation of the Summit is the reason I have completely transformed my 7th grade classroom into the student directed, engaging, exciting, forward-thinking, problem-solving, and technology-based science classroom.

-Brenda Thompson-Leffler, Summit Middle School 7th Grade Science


Education Foundation of the Summit supports Summit School District through a variety of fundraising and grant giving opportunities; and most importantly, they provide gifts of time and talent when our schools and children need help most.

-Julie McCluskie, Director of Communications and Community Engagement

Thanks to the ambition and enthusiasm of the members of the Education Foundation of the Summit, we have partners at the ready to help us expand and implement successful educational programs.

-Dr. Heidi Pace, Superintendent 2011-2016

The Eileen Finkel Innovative Teaching Grants allow our teachers to get creative and go above and beyond the traditional classroom setting.

-Margaret Carlson, President, Summit School District Board of Education