SUPPORTING EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS
OF THE LAS CRUCES PUBLIC SCHOOLS
The mission of the Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation is to serve as a private partner with the district
to provide funds to the community of learners in the Las Cruces Public Schools to support and enhance the educational experiences of students,
promote innovation in the classroom, increase community involvement in
education and pursue and recognize excellence in teaching and learning.
WHAT WE DO
Innovative Classroom Teaching Grants
The Foundation has awarded more than $370,000 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, Principal of the Year, and National Board Certified Teachers
Classroom Supply Mini-Grants
The LCPS Foundation awarded $27,000 during the 22-23 School Year, supporting the outstanding LCPS educators in the quest for excellence in our classrooms. With the help of generous donors, the Foundation provided $100 vouchers to Alpha Teaching Tools for classroom supplies.