The College Football Playoff Foundation is the charitable arm of the College Football Playoff, using the popular platform of college football and the national championship game to support education across the country.


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The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 7

March 2, 2018

Read how the Extra Yard Classroom Makeover Project is impacting schools across the country, and get a behind the scenes peek into what the National Teacher of the Year program looks like for the 2018 State Teachers of the Year.  

College Football Playoff Foundation, Big Ten Continue Support for New York City Literacy Initiative

February 27, 2018

Program designed to mobilize existing resources in neighborhoods in order to deliver reading opportunities for children ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference and the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation are pleased to continue their partnership with Literacy Inc. (LINC) to support future programming initiatives during the 2017-18 academic year in New York City. The…

The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 6

February 7, 2018

Read how the CFP Foundation utilized the events and enthusiasm around college football’s largest stage to shine a light on this nation’s educators during the weekend of the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship in Atlanta, GA.    

The Teacher of the Year Championship Experience Recognizes the Nation’s Top Educators

January 2, 2018

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation will again execute the Teacher of the Year Championship Experience, presented by Dr Pepper, during the weekend of the College Football Playoff National Championship. The program recognizes the most influential teachers in the country. This initiative is made possible through the CFP Foundation’s partnership with the…

The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 5

January 2, 2018

Read how the College Football Playoff New Year’s Six bowl games supported teachers during the postseason, meet the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, and learn about the events hosted by the CFP Foundation during the weekend of the national championship game.

College Football Playoff Foundation and Allstate Sugar Bowl Support Teach For America

December 30, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation has partnered with the Allstate Sugar Bowl to make a $200,000 grant to Teach For America in New Orleans. This is the third consecutive year the two organizations have come together to show their support for New Orleans educators. Teach For America works with local communities to…