Hopkins Education Foundation

We kickstart learning opportunities!

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Hopkins Education Foundation (HEF) is a nonprofit funded by those who want the best for Hopkins Public Schools. They partner with the district to provide grants that directly fund educational opportunities proposed by our teachers and students. By nurturing curiosity, diversity of thinking, and love of learning within our schools, we create better outcomes for our community.

Learn more about HEF by visiting HopkinsEducationFoundation.org.

If you have questions about HEF, upcoming events, applying for a grant, or how to get involved, email HEF@HopkinsSchools.org, or call 952-988-4097.

 The Hopkins Education Foundation partners with the Hopkins Public School community to enrich all students with new learning experiences and resources. 

Since 1995, the Hopkins Education Foundation has partnered with the Hopkins Public Schools community and awarded $3.6 million districtwide to enrich all students with new learning experiences and resources. HEF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Support for the Foundation comes entirely through community contributions, including:

  • Parents, caregivers, and other community members
  • Corporate contributions
  • Fundraising events and projects
  • Gifts of stock, cash, and securities
  • Declaring the Foundation as a beneficiary of wills and estates

HEF supports the district through annual Special Projects, spring and fall Spark Grants to teachers and staff, and student club Awesome Fund grants.

Thanks to your support, HEF has granted more than $3.6 million to teachers and students in the Hopkins School District!

HEF NJH Sequels on the Shelves Grant with students holding check