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Investing In Education

Prosper Education Foundation Supports Variety Of District Goals

Prosper ISD is rapidly growing. Hiring and retaining teachers is clearly critical to a high-achieving academic district. Enhancing student opportunities is essential for them to learn, grow and develop to their full potential. That's where the Prosper Education Foundation comes in to support and invest in academic excellence, innovation and achievement throughout the Prosper school district.

“Support that the Prosper Education Foundation provides to Prosper ISD makes a big impact in the lives of students and Prosper ISD staff,” says Elizabeth Johnston, Prosper Education Foundation executive director. “There are real needs within a school district that only an education foundation can provide.”

Providing scholarships for students supports their education and having college and career-ready students are vital to all. Prosper Education Foundation invests in Prosper ISD students with scholarship opportunities for a two-year and four-year college, trade school, technical certifications, dual credit courses and AP (Advanced Placement) exams.

Prosper ISD also is dedicated to its special needs community. The foundation helps fund Special Olympics and the Family Resource Center, which equips teachers and families with ideas, tools and knowledge to help special needs students learn and develop.

The Prosper community demands a top education for their children and expects the best. Prosper Education Foundation supporters say the group helps enrich and support important programs that enhance the education Prosper ISD students receive every day. Many of the student opportunities throughout the district could not be possible without funding from the foundation. The foundation invests in programs, such as Hope Squad, JROTC, Incubator Ed, RISE, Project Graduation and the Student Leadership Summit. 

A foundation can make a difference to teachers who decide where to work and for how long. Prosper Education Foundation helps appreciate and recognize teachers for their exceptional work and dedication to student learning with Star Polisher and End of Year Awards. The foundation funds staff professional development initiatives to ensure Prosper ISD staff have the skills and knowledge to teach at their highest level and provides mentoring programs to appreciate the time senior teachers invest in the newest. Lastly, the foundation invests in hardworking teachers with grants and other classroom resources.  

Prosper Education Foundation receives its funding through financial donations from local businesses, individuals and community organizations, as well as funds raised through events, such as an annual golf tournament. For the 2022-2023 school year, the foundation plans to invest $682,400 into Prosper ISD students and staff.

The annual Prosper Education Foundation Golf Tournament will be held on April 3, 2023. The tournament offers golfers the opportunity to play at Gentle Creek Golf Club, visit with Prosper ISD administration and foundation board members, network with other Prosper residents, and enjoy a day of friendly competition and fun. This signature event raises needed funds for Senior Scholarships for all Prosper ISD graduates. This past year, the Class of 2022 received $332,950 in scholarship funds.

Donations to support the Prosper Education Foundation may be given at any time throughout the year. All gifts are tax-deductible. Donate online at or via check mailed to 130 N. Preston Road, Prosper.