There are several ways you or your organization can give back to your community through the foundation. Our giving opportunities accommodate varying contribution levels and offer a wide array of benefits to those who pledge support. Explore these opportunities to choose which avenue of support best suits you or your organization.
Ways to give
A financial investment in the Garland ISD Education Foundation would support innovative classroom, campus and district projects that meet the instructional priorities of Garland ISD.
For more information, please visit our donations page.
Garland ISD staff members may choose to have automatic deductions made from their paycheck each month to the foundation. Log in to Oracle for setup.
Each spring, the Garland ISD Education Foundation holds its golf tournament. This event brings golfers from all across the area to Firewheel Golf Club for a fun day of golf benefiting the foundation which supports the teachers and students in Garland ISD.
See our sponsorship page for sponsorship levels and benefits.
The foundation will work with individuals, foundations and corporations to create scholarships for GISD graduating seniors. For information on how the foundation can assist you in creating a scholarship, please contact Lisa Cox at 972-487-3253. Please make checks/money orders payable to Garland ISD Education Foundation.
Honor or remember a special friend or family member in a tangible way while also supporting the Garland ISD Education Foundation by purchasing a customized brick or tree marker outside the Curtis Culwell Center. The bricks are prominently placed outside the arena entrance.
To order your customized brick or tree marker, see our Commemorative bricks order page.
In the fall of each year, Garland ISD employees participate in a giving campaign to raise funds for the foundation. Every dollar donated is given back to the district through classroom, campus, department and district grants.
For more information, see the Employee Giving Campaign page.
Each spring, the foundation auctions off the opportunity to throw out the first pitch of a Texas Rangers home game. The first pitch takes place during the annual "Garland ISD Night" at Globe Life Park in Arlington, where the Rangers will host GISD employees, family and friends to celebrate our campus teachers of the year.
Bidding opens at 8 a.m. on May 1 and closes at noon on May 12.
Submit your bid via email to RRCollin@garlandisd.net. Bidding starts at $250.
The highest bidder will receive:
- 4 tickets to the game
- 1 parking pass
- The opportunity to throw out the first pitch
For more information, please visit the first pitch auction page.
With your support, we can enrich education and reward innovation in Garland ISD.