SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY & ITS STUDENTS FOR NEARLY 30 YEARS

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What Is HFEE?

The Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education (HFEE) is Huntington School District's non-profit organization that raises money to fund educational enrichment opportunities above and beyond state funding.

What Does HFEE Do?

The annual HFEE Gala raises money to fund these exciting opportunities. Teachers submit applications for their innovative ideas each year and then HFEE, along with the Board of Education, decides which ideas to fund.

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How Much Money Has HFEE Awarded?

Since 1993, HFEE has distributed $1.1 million to teachers across all 8 schools in our district.

What Has HFEE Funded?

Smart Boards, Makers Spaces, 3-D Printers, Drones, Sound Equipment, Robotics Club Equipment, Ukulele Club, Hydroponics Lab, Marching Band Trailer, and more !

A History Of Helping

The Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education has been funding innovative educational programs in our school district since 1993.  To date, our contributions to Huntington total over $1.1 million!

Your DOnation Matters!

HFEE is a 501(c)(3) organization run entirely by volunteers, and all donations are used to fund grants requested by educators in our district for the well being and educational enrichment of students in the Huntington school district. Every grant request is thoroughly vetted by our board of directors for innovation, size of impact, and sustainability. Your Donation Matters!

Latest News & Events

HFEE Selects 2023 Honorees For Annual Reach For The Stars Fundraising Gala

Honoring Mr. Robert Gilmor III And Rev. Kimberly Gaines-Gambino Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education (HFEE) will hold its annual Reach for the Stars Gala on Thursday, March 30, 2023, marking the non-profit organization’s 30th anniversary. This year’s honorees will be Mr. Robert Gilmor III, dean of students at HUFSD and faculty advisor for Habitat …

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Honoree Memento Photo Books Presented to Mr. Polansky

The HFEE board presented Mr. Polansky with a memento book from the 2022 HFEE Gala. It included messages of congratulations from the community. It’s safe to say he enjoyed it! The memento book was born from a new fundraising idea, called “30 for $30,” that the HFEE board implemented. For a thirty-dollar donation, friends, family, …

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HFEE Board Kicks Off Grant Application Season

Following a successful fundraising gala in May 2022, the Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education (HFEE), is kicking off the HFEE Star Grant application season on Monday, October 17. This non-profit organization, run by parent volunteers, raises funds for innovative educational programs and/or equipment beyond state funding. The HFEE Star Grant Program offers teachers and …

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2022 HFEE Fundraising Gala Huge Success

A sold-out crowd of 280 turned out for the 2022 Reach for the Stars gala on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at the newly renovated and exquisite Water’s Edge in Centerport. The Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education (HFEE) presented longtime district Superintendent James W. Polansky and Huntington Class of 1995 member Dr. James Paci with …

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