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Andrews ISD Education Foundation

P.O. Box 481
Andrews, Texas 79714
(432) 523-7246

"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."
-Benjamin Franklin

EF Grants

8 months ago

EF-Grant 23, Cycle 23, November 13, 2018

Awards Total: 10 grants $34,088.55

EF-Grant 22 Cycle 22, November 14, 2017

Awards Total : 6 grants $33,712.25

EF- Grant 21 Cycle 21, November 8, 2016

Awards Total : 9 grants $34,636.10

EF- Grant 20 Cycle 20, November 2, 2015

Awards Total : 8 grants $40,142.00

EF-Grant 19Cycle 19, November 3, 2014

Awards Total:  7 grants $33,147.00

EF-Grant 18 Cycle 18, November 4, 2013

Awards Total:  13 grants $53,671.00

EF-Grant 17Cycle 17, November 5, 2012

Awards Total:  7 grants $17,662.00

EF-Grant 16Cycle 16, November 7, 2011

Awards Total:  9 grants $28,947.00

EF-Grant 15Cycle 15, November 1, 2010

Awards Total:  9 grants $29,268.00

EF-Grant 14Cycle 14, October 5, 2009

Awards Total: 5 grants $7,007.00

EF-Grant 13Cycle 13, October 6, 2008

Awards Total: 13 grants $30,486.00

EF-Grant 12Cycle 12, October 1, 2007

Awards Total: 8 grants $21,442

EF-Grant 11Cycle 11, October 2, 2006

Awards Total: 14 grants $33,050.00

EF-Grant 10Cycle 10, October 7, 2005

Awards Total: 12 grants $31,992.00

EF-Grant 9Cycle 9, January 18, 2005

Awards Total: 11 Grants $45,82.00

EF-Grant 8Cycle 8, September 10, 2004

Awards Total: 24 Grants $23,302.00

EF-Grant 7Cycle 7, Spring 2004

Awards Total: 5 Grants $14,951.00

EF-Grant 6Cycle 6, February 17, 2003

Awards Total: 9 Grants $16,433.00

EF-Grant 5Cycle 5, Fall 2002

Awards Total: 11 Grants $28,746

EF-Grant 4Cycle 4, Spring 2002

Awards Total: 7 grants $19,171.00

EF-Grant 3Cycle 3, Fall 2001

Awards Total: 7 grants $14,191.00

EF-Grant 2Cycle 2, Spring 2001

Awards Total: 10 grants $ 26,213.00

EF-Grant 1Cycle 1, Fall 2000

Awards Total: 18 grants $38,224.00

Martin Phillips
Gary Smartt
Irvin Sanchez
Roxy Brown
Blake Roberts - Vice- President

Jeff Saldivar - President
Liz Posey
Robin Harper - Treasure
Ed Saldivar
Pete Francis

Elicia Sanchez
Jason Harper
Hunter Morren
Dave Batchelor
Scott Wallace

Kari Walinder
Cindy Tochterman

Dr. Bobby Azam - Secretary
Kristina Keesee

About the Foundation

over 4 years ago

Q1. What is the Andrews ISD Education Foundation?

Answer: The Andrews ISD Education Foundation is a nonprofit corporation (501)(C)(3) chartered in 1997 whose mission is to provide quality Educational opportunities in order that all students may become successful and productive citizens. The Foundation operates independently of the Andrews independent School District for the purpose of:

  • facilitating student achievement and skill development,
  • recognizing and promoting staff excellence,
  • encouraging involvement from individuals, businesses and civic organizations in the community.

Q2. Who administers the Foundation?

Answer: A volunteer Board of Directors with representative community membership governs the Foundation as it seeks funds and sets policy according to its bylaws. The Board of Directors is a legal entity separate from Andrews ISD which cooperates with the district to enhance and enrich the educational opportunities of students and teachers of the school district.

Q3. Why was the Foundation established?

Answer: The vision of the founders of the Andrews ISD Educational Foundation was to develop an organization with great possibilities for enhancing and enriching the educational experiences of both students and faculty of Andrews ISD. In order to realize this vision, the founders created a permanent endowment by collecting tax-deductible gifts. The interest from the endowment will be used to provide solid monetary support for educational programs and opportunities beyond the budget of Andrews ISD.

Q4. What are the goals of the Foundations?


  • Encourage all students to work toward reaching their highest potential.
  • Attract, support and recognize teachers for innovative efforts and exemplary teaching.
  • Build public awareness and confidence in Andrews schools.
  • Involve the community in assuring a quality education for the leaders and works of tomorrow.

Q5. What are the Foundation's Program priorities?

Answer: Innovative Teaching Grants - Encourage and reward innovative and creative approaches for instruction which support the accomplishment of the program objectives.

Staff Development Grants - Provide financial assistance to district staff for the purpose of improving teaching skills through summer institutes, workshops, and/or enrichment seminars.

Curriculum Enhancement Grants - Provide funding for special programs for curriculum enhancement at all levels.

Q6. Who benefits from the Foundation's programs?

Answer: thoughts are stimulated. creative ideas are encouraged.

Community...for the quality of life and economic growth resulting from increased educational excellence.

By investing in our children, the Andrews ISD Education Foundation is investing in the future of our schools, community, and society.

Q7. How can I help?


  • By Supporting: Your support may come from contributions of cash, annual pledges, memorial gifts, real estate, stocks, planned giving, or other gifts in-kind.
  • By Participating: The Foundation welcomes the intangible and invaluable gifts of your time and service.

Your contribution to the Andrews Education Foundation will be gratefully received and carefully appropriated to provide education opportunities for the students of Andrews ISD. Simply print the form below, and return with your tax-deductible contribution. Thank you!