Who We Are

The Pasco Education Foundation (PEF), is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing educational opportunities for Pasco School District students and graduates…

What We Do

Our organization is administered by a board of directors which is responsible for planning, fundraising, resource allocation and scheduling of PEF events. Currently our three primary areas of focus are…

Join Us!

There are several ways that you can contribute to the PEF mision. Consider joining our board, contribute financially, assist with PEF events, contribute your talents, or attend our events.

For More Information

For more information please contact us at
pascoedfoundation@gmail.com or call Melanie at 509.531.3801


The PEF Board has set bold financial goals to support the standard of excellence for Pasco School District students. Annual distribution of scholarships takes place each May. In 2018, along with dedicated donors, community partners, and local support the Pasco Education Foundation awarded over $60,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors.

Mini Grants

In addition to scholarships, a host of mini grants have been awarded. Teachers, and programs such as the Pasco High and Chiawana High Music Boosters, Edwin Markham Elementary, New Horizons Teen Program, FFA, and the Pasco School District Music programs have all benefited.

Contributions and Sponsorships

The PEF Board of Directors operates independently but in cooperation with the Pasco School District. All contributions received by the Foundation are dedicated to enhance programs and opportunities for Pasco students beyond what can be provided through public funding. The PEF is charitable non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, all donations are tax deductible.