SUPPORTING EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS
OF THE LAS CRUCES PUBLIC SCHOOLS
WHAT WE DO
Innovative Classroom Teaching Grants
The Foundation has awarded more than $350,000 in competitive grants, with individual grants up to $5,000, to teachers, counselors and other school staff to help fund innovate classroom projects to enhance student learning literacy, math, science, technology, and the arts.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation works closely with community supporters and generous donors to provide scholarship opportunities to seniors in the Las Cruces Public School District. The Foundation is proud to administer these scholarships in order to help students pursue their higher education goals. The scholarships range from $250 – $2000.
Celebration of Excellence Awards Dinner
The Foundation partners with local businesses and individuals to sponsor an annual awards banquet. The LCPS Celebration of Excellence Awards Dinner honors the LCPS Teacher of the Year, Certified Staff Member of the Year, and National Board Certified Teachers
Classroom Supply Mini-Grants
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation is proud to support the outstandign LCPS educators in the quest for excellence in our classrooms. In collaboration with the Virginia Brilliant Endowment, the Mesilla Valley Transportation Endowment, the Foundation is provides $100 vounchers to Alpha Teaching Tools for classroom Supplies.
$40,000 was awarded during the 2021-2022 School Year.