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Foundation for EP SchoolsFoundation for Eden Prairie Schools (FEPS)

Because we believe in the Excellence in Eden Prairie Schools
and want to provide a Legacy of Giving...


To maintain the level of excellence in Eden Prairie Schools we must continue to invest in our students, staff and programs to positively impact student achievement. Supporting the Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools (FEPS) is a statement of faith in, and optimism toward, our valued education system.


Send an Appreciation Gift

Is there someone in our EP Schools you'd like to thank but you're not quite sure what to do? Why not send them an "Appreciation Gift". With a minimum tax deductible donation of $20 to FEPS, we will deliver a delicious Bundtlet from Nothing Bundt Cakes along with a personalized note from you on May 27th. For more details on how to send your favorite teacher, staff member, coach or bus driver a smile-inducing Appreciation Gift, click here.


5th Annual FEPS Golf Classic

This year's Golf Classic will be held on Monday, June 15th. Register today for a fabulous round of golf at Bent Creek Golf Club with friends & colleagues, a sandwich bar lunch, a post-golf dinner buffet, putting contest, prizes & awards, and more! Visit our Golf Classic webpage for more info.


EPHS Scholarships

Thank you to everyone who applied for this year's scholarships. Results will be announced on May 14, 2015 at the EPHS Scholarships Awards ceremony and will be posted on our website shortly after. For more information on the FEPS Scholarship program and past recipients, please visit our Scholarships webpage.


2015 Grants Approved

In February, FEPS approved 14 grants totaling more than $87,000. We are proud to announce that all EP schools and all grade levels will benefit from this round of grants. For more information, please visit our Grants webpage.


Taste of EP - We have photos!

THANK YOU to EVERYONE who participated in this year's Taste of Eden Prairie! With your help more than $65,000 was raised for EP Schools! Check out the great photos that were taken during this year's Taste! Know anyone?


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Legacy Awards - May 6, 2015

Legacy Awards RegistrationCongratulations to the nominees and award winners for this year's Legacy Awards! Award winners & nominees will be honored at a banquet on May 6, 2015 at Bearpath Golf and Country Club. For more information about the Legacy Awards and this year's nominees please visit our Legacy Awards webpage. Established in 2008, the Legacy Awards event honors individuals who have made significant contributions in enhancing the legacy of excellence in EP Schools. Awards were made in 5 categories: student, teacher, staff employee, volunteer and alumnus.


Thank You to our amazing volunteers!

“The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering: Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.” ~ Ivan Scheier

During National Volunteer Week (April 12th-18th) we would like to thank the hundreds of volunteers who have made a difference in our schools and community because of their unselfishness. FEPS could not do the work it does without all of you. We celebrate you not only this week but every week of the year! To see photos of the work we do and the people who do it, please go to feps.shutterfly.com.


Welcome to Sarah Cheesman

Sarah CheesmanFEPS would like to welcome Sarah Cheesman as our new Executive Director. Sarah brings over 10 years of nonprofit experience to FEPS and has a long history of volunteering in Eden Prairie Schools and the community. When asked about her new position, Sarah responded, "The work of the Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools is to support the exceptional teachers, staff and families in our district. As the new executive director, it will be a privilege to work alongside our donors, volunteers and Board of Directors to raise funds for grants and scholarships. I would like to thank Mary Lenker for her service to the organization, and I commit to working with our community to carry out FEPS' mission of investing in our students." Please join us in welcoming Sarah to FEPS!



Upcoming Events:

Apr 17, 2015:

Legacy Award Winners Announced

May 1-20, 2015:

Order Spring Appreciation Gifts

May 6, 2015:

2015 Legacy Awards Banquet

May 7, 2015:

My Book Day

May 14, 2015:

EPHS Scholarships Awarded

May 27, 2015:

Spring Appreciation Gifts Delivered

June 15, 2015:

5th Annual Golf Classic

Sept 19, 2015:

7th Annual 5K Run for EP Schools

Nov-Dec 2015:

FEPS' Annual Appeal

Dec 2015:

Holiday Appreciation Gifts

Jan-Feb 2016:

2015-16 Teacher/Staff Grants

Feb 2016:

14th Annual Taste of Eden Prairie



Special THANKS to our annual sponsors:


Associated Bank

Egan Company

Prairie Electric


Stratasys Ltd

Twin Cities Orthopedics

Walser Foundation





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