• MissionThe Kennedale Education Foundation will partner with the community to provide resources to enrich teaching, inspire learning, and maximize innovative opportunities for all students in Kennedale ISD.
    The KEF will achieve its mission by directing resources toward the following goals:

    • Encourage all students to work at their highest potential.
    • Support staff for innovative efforts.
    • Recognize staff for exemplary teaching.
    • Build community awareness for Kennedale ISD.
    • Partner with the community in assuring a quality education for the leaders and workers of tomorrow.

    PurposeThe Kennedale Education Foundation was created to support the mission of the Kennedale Independent School District through educational programs and scholarships for students and staff. It is the intention of the Kennedale Education Foundation to provide funding for new programs and activities not supported or not fully funded by general operating funds. These funds will be used for enrichment and innovative programs through grants, to recognize exemplary staff involvement, and to foster community support and involvement.

    ScopeThe Kennedale Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt philanthropic charitable organization that:

    • cultivates innovation and creative involvement to benefit Kennedale ISD students and staff to enhance the mission of KISD.
    • supports activities not funded by tax revenue.
    • solicits funding from private and corporate sources.
    • awards funding through a volunteer Board of Directors representing businesses, community, and educational leaders.

    2019 Approved Annual Budget
    2018 Annual Report

  • The KEF is a nonprofit 501(c)3 formed in 2003 to make the educational experience in KISD not just good but GREAT! Funds are used to support and encourage students and staff to realize their highest potential. Grants are issued for classroom enrichment and innovative programs.
  • GRANTS FUNDED TO DATE $373,435

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2021 GRANT WINNERS

2021 KEF Grant Winners