The Farmington Public School Foundation, an independent, section 501(c)3 non-profit organization, provides funds for programs and projects that excite & engage students, empower the creativity of teachers and support the goals and mission of the Farmington Public School System.

We invite you to become part of our strong community. Your support will help FPSF expand the classroom into the world by providing funds for Innovative Education.


FPSF is pleased to announce the award of the first Innovative Initiative Grant to the Farmington Public Schools. This grant of $95,000 will fund state-of-the-art engineering labs at West Woods, IAR, and FHS. For more information, visit our Engineering Labs page.

It’s already at work! Watch the video to see what Jim Compton, Chair of the Science Department at FHS and his amazing students had to say on how this grant supports innovation in education.

You can also learn more about our Innovative Initiative program.

2014: Tiger Leader Program: Helping to grow West District's successful student leadership program.

2014: Improving Number Sense Concepts with Family Math Games: Innovative, engaging approach to improving math skills

2013: Land and Water Stream Table Investigations: Supporting hands-on, collaborative science learning at Union School

2013: Social Thinking Class: Supporting the FHS "vision of the graduate" at the middle school level

2013: Archaeological Field School 2013: Program expands to Yale's Lewis Walpole Library in Farmington

2013: Maple Sugaring: Sap to Syrup: Comprehensive program for special needs students at IAR

2013: Math Music Videos: Engaging & innovative opportunities for Union School 4th grade math

2012: Farmington River Environmentalists: Exploring the health of the Farmington River

2012: Noah Wallace School E-Newspaper: Student production of an online newspaper

2012: Archaeological Field School: Archeological digs at the Stanley-Whitman House

2012: Bench Mark Beautification Community Service Project: Developing the AHS bench-building program into a self-sustaining business.

2010: Noah Wallace Elementary School Science Fair: In 2010 FPSF provided a grant for the Noah Wallace Elementary School science fair.

2010: West Woods News Crew: FPSF facilitated technology for the News Crew at West Woods Upper Elementary School.

2009: Digital New Media Studio at Farmington High School: In 2009, FPSF funded the creation of Farmington High School's Digital New Media Studio.

2008: FHS's Probing Science Project: In 2008, Farmington High School received a grant from FPSF to fund the Probing Science project.

2007: Irving A. Robbins MS Engineering Electrical Go-Carts: In 2007 FPSF gave funds to Irving A. Robbins Middle School Engineering for electrical go-cart components.


April 20th was the deadline for applications in the 2014-2015 Teacher-Initiated Grant program. We’re currently reviewing applications and will announce recipients in June. You can learn more about past grant recipients in the Project Showcase.


To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we hosted a Trivia Bee fundraiser on Friday, March 27th. Stay tuned for more about this exciting and fun event.


FPSF has proudly issued our 2014 annual report, recapping your contributions to our success in the lats year. Thanks to all of our supporters for an outstanding year!

Our Teacher Recognition program offers a wonderful way to recognize your child’s teacher and support the Farmington Public School Foundation at the same time. For graduating seniors, this is also an excellent way to thank and honor a favorite teacher.

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