Falcon Education Foundation 2017 Dinner & Silent Auction

FEF annual awards dinner logo - fantastic innovations start here The 18th annual Falcon Education Foundation silent auction and fundraiser awards dinner will be held April 21, 2017  at 5:30 p.m. at the Hotel Elegante, 2886 South Circle Drive in Colorado Springs. 
This year's event, held under a f · i · s · h (fantastic innovation stars here) theme, honors District 49’s most outstanding students, teachers and staff. Retiring employees are also honored and thanked for their dedicated service during the evening activities.
Contact Angela Stover for more information or to order tickets.

Falcon Education Foundation Overview

The Falcon Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises funds beyond the usual means of support to help students and teachers reach their full potential, now and into the future. A healthy school district partners with local residents and businesses to help meet the growing demands of education to increase student achievement and prepare students for work in the 21st century. District 49 has several community partnerships that help enhance the educational experience for all students.
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Falcon Education Foundation, Inc.
11605 Meridian Market View
Unit 124, PMB 179
Peyton, CO 80831 


To provide funds for innovative and unique educational opportunities


To provide private support to education beyond the limits of normal tax support. The Falcon Education Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation under the laws of Colorado.


The foundation’s only source of revenue is income generated by fundraising. These resources are made available from individual donations, corporate donations, fundraisers, foundations, estates and charitable gifts.


The Falcon Education Foundation considers educational opportunities that are creative, innovative, and beyond the regular classroom curriculum.

Board of Trustees

The Falcon Education Foundation Board of Trustees is a volunteer group of private citizens who meet regularly.

Falcon Education Foundation Updates

  • fefgrant Apply Now for a Falcon Education Foundation Award: It's quick and it's easy. It's a way to get funding for unique educational opportunities in your classroom. Apply here. Applications must be submitted by October 25, 2016.

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  • Call For Volunteers: The Falcon Education Foundation is always looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals who would like to volunteer skills, resources or ideas to support its mission. The board meets monthly and holds a big annual fundraiser each spring. FEF welcomes new board directors and individuals who would simply like to help with the annual fundraiser. If you would like to directly affect the quality of education in District 49 classrooms, please contact FEF's directors or its trustees.
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FEF Board of Trustees

Joan DeWitt
Board President
Phone: 719.574.6729
Kayla Maldonado
Vice President
Phone: 719.495.1144
Troy Reichert
Phone: 719.205.0413
Sandi Esparsen
Phone: 719.649.0093
Peter Hilts
Board Director
Phone: 719.495.1119
JaDee Harsma
Board Director
Phone: 719.393.2843
Matt Meister
Board Director
Phone: 719.310.5971
Angela Stover
Board Director
Phone: 719.310.0098
Corrie Chapman
Board Director
Phone: 719.209.3938
Kevin Butcher
Board Director
Phone: 719.535.0500

2015-2016 News

  • FEF Awards Over $23,000 In Mini Grants

    William Yerger, science teacher, receives a mini grant Nov. 12 from Joan Dewitt, Falcon Education Foundation president, during a Board of Education meeting in District 49. Yerger’s application, “A Historical Moment in Time,” focused on creating a historical black and white photo stories using pin hole and disposable cameras.

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