A Great Evening!Rock-n-Royal logo 2016

The weather was outstanding for our fourth annual Rock-n-Royal event on Saturday, September 10. 381 members of the community joined us for socializing and dancing in downtown Hopkins to kick off the school year.  Learn more here. See the pictures here

Your Ideas — Our $$

3-D Learning Grant 2 pictureAttention Hopkins Teachers and Staff! Put on your thinking caps and collaborate with your colleagues. An HEF grant might make your great idea a reality. Fall concept forms are due September 15. Full grant applications are due October 10. Learn more about applying for a grant. Perhaps you can join this list of successful grant recipients.

Investing Throughout the District

2015.16 Map of GrantsWondering where our HEF grant $ go? To every corner of the district. Check out our district map to find out how your school is doing as a grant recipient. And get a quick geography lesson on the rest of the district as well.

Spring 2016 Grants

Thanks Kids pictureThis spring’s cycle of grants, totaling $21,825, includes creative, engaging projects at all levels. HEF continues our strong partnership with Hopkins Schools to prepare our students for the 21st century. Read more.

We encourage you to explore the hundreds of grants HEF has awarded. You can view them by school, by curriculum area, or by year.

2016 Special Appeal

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It’s time to capitalize on the successful start to HEF’s exciting three-year initiative supporting Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math in our schools. Funds donated to Full Steam Ahead will benefit students in all of our schools.  Read more.

It’s not too late to join us in supporting this exciting initiative.

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Save the Date!

Royal Bash 2017 logoWe’re already hard at work planning next year’s event. We sold out this year, so we’re expanding to a bigger venue in 2017.  Mark your calendars now and watch for more information in the fall. February 25, 2017.

Learn more about our 2016 Royal Bash here.  We’d love to have you join our planning committee for 2017!  Here’s how you can contact us.


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