The Goochland County Public School teachers are real HEROS for the extraordinary work they are doing to support their students. They are working through the online platform, emails, phone calls and even delivering hard copies of work for the students who do not have internet service. And we know they do this from their hearts and their own resources. The GEF wants to do what we can to give these teachers the support they need. We can’t hug them or bring them chocolate chip cookies, but we can let them know that we, as a community, are there for them by providing critical funds to cover the added costs.

The situation we are living in is harder on some children than others; and our teachers are going the extra mile for these children. We feel an obligation to do what we can for them. Without their heroic efforts we don’t even want to think about how far behind our students would be when life goes back to “normal”.

If you would like to help to support Goochland teachers as they make sure all our students, especially our most vulnerable, have the education we promised them, please consider donating now. We don’t have a special name for this fund – we just need to help –  so when you donate, just put in the memo field “Love our teachers”. These funds will go straight to the schools so the teachers can have the resources they need to keep going.

Thank you in advance for your support of our teachers and students!
Cyndy Brown
Executive Director


Annual Gala Nov 6, 2020

Friday, November 6, 2020
Dover Hall

  • Enjoy delicious food and drink
  • Bid on amazing live auction items with special guest auctioneer
  • Dance to the rockin’ soul sounds of Blue Tips Rhythm Review
  • Try your chances at raffle prizes and a 50/50 drawing

$85 per person • $150 per couple
$60 gcps staff (two drink tickets included)

Click here to purchase Gala tickets.


Students, the 2020 Scholarship Application is now available.

Bringing Extraordinary Opportunities to Goochland’s Students

Goochland Education Foundation is strategic about innovation, and we are partnering with Goochland’s schools to make that happen. This year, the GEF awarded $15,000 to provide Strategic Innovation Grants for Goochland teachers and students. For the list of the 2018 projects go to Strategic Innovation Grants

Make a difference.

Parents, teachers and classroom volunteers play critical roles in inspiring young minds. Education is a team effort.
We need you to play a part too.

The Next Generation

Many of the world’s most significant challenges will be met by the next generation of scientists, engineers and innovators. 65% of elementary Students wil perform a job that hasn’t been invented yet. Help us engage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering & math).

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Quality Education for All

High-quality educational programs and instructional innovations require more than what is possible with local, state and federal funds alone. Help us provide enrichment opportunities that are not possible without private support.

Investing in Our Teachers

There is no element in a child’s school day that has greater impact than their teacher. Help Goochland County Public School teachers deliver innovative learning opportunities through our Strategic Innovation Grants.

Make a gift today

Your financial support helps provide and expand on innovative, visionary educational experiences
designed to enrich and maximize the learning potential of Goochland County Public School students.

Encouraging Innovation

In partnership with our school division, we launched the Strategic Innovation Grants program, created to encourage innovative instructional design and support engaging learning experiences for Goochland students. Find out more about this exciting partnership.

Recognizing Excellence

We recognize the importance of higher education and believe post-secondary opportunities should be open to all. We award scholarships to deserving students to assist them in fulfilling their educational goals. Find out more about our student scholarships.

Building Coalitions

Thanks to the generosity of community partners, we are able to support STEM camp, coding classes, portable Wi-Fi hotspots and more. Learn about programs we support.