Friday, May 5, 2017 GEF hosted the 3rd Annual Pig 'n a Raffle! A BBQ & Raffle Event! See the

2017 Pig 'n a Raffle page for details about the event!  

Our 2015-2016 

Annual Report is available here!

Thursday, October 22, 2015 GEF will be hosting a NEW EVENT!!​ SPELLebration Jr.!  A spelling competition for teams of 3 students (a 3rd, 4th, & 5th grader) from each elementary school!  See the

SPELLebration Jr. page for more details! 

Thank you to all who submitted 2015-2016 Grant applications.  We received almost 60 applications.  Our Prize Patrol will be visiting the schools to personally award this year's recipients on Friday, November 13.  Stay tuned for a list of the recipients! 

GEF's 1st SPELLebration Junior was held on Thursday, October 22 at Tar River Elementary School.  It was a fun student event!  Lots of great costumes, and great team spelling!  Check out the SPELLebration Jr. page for more details! Click here for pictures from the event! 


SPELLebration- Thursday, March 8, 2018

Pig 'n a Raffle- Friday, May 4, 2018

Sponsorship Opportunities Available! 

Our 2015-2016 Contribution Information Packet is now updated!  Check out this new approach to supporting GEF- Donate to both of our main fundraisers and our Annual Giving Campaign all at once and see which benefits within our     Levels of Giving you will receive for your total yearly contribution.  

NEW this year, the 2015-2016 Experience Grant!  An opportunity for funding out-of-the-classroom experiences for students!  Click HERE for more information.