The Extra Yard – Vol. 2, Issue 2

September 5, 2018

MAC Continues Support for Cleveland Metropolitan School District With Teacher Retention and Development Programs

August 30, 2018

MAC-CFP Foundation $1 Million Grant for Cleveland Metropolitan School District supports teachers with kickoff New Teachers’ reception for 200 teachers on August 30 Cleveland, Ohio – The $1 million-dollar grant by the Mid-American Conference (MAC), College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation, The George Gund Foundation and Cleveland Foundation to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) and…

CFP Foundation and SEC Team Up to Recognize Teachers Again in 2018-19

August 30, 2018

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation is once again partnering with the Southeastern Conference (SEC) to recognize teachers through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers platform this season. The SEC worked with its 14 institutions to identify student-athletes who have had a teacher that greatly impacted his or her life. Each…

Fifth Annual Extra Yard 5K to be January 6 in San Jose

August 21, 2018

Registration Now Open for Event that Benefits Extra Yard for Teachers IRVING, Texas – The fifth annual Extra Yard 5K run/walk will take place Sunday, January 6, 2019, at 8 a.m. in San Jose, Calif. As the “official race for teachers,” all proceeds benefit Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT), the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation’s…

Orange Bowl to Unveil Media Center Makeovers at Three South Florida Schools

August 8, 2018

Three elementary schools will receive updated state-of-the-art media centers as part of Orange Bowl’s Media Center Makeover Project MIAMI LAKES, Fla. ( – The Orange Bowl will unveil updated media centers over the next two weeks at three South Florida elementary schools, powered by Extra Yard for Teachers, the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation’s primary…

The Extra Yard – Vol. 2, Issue 1

August 3, 2018


The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 10

June 29, 2018

Read about how the CFP Foundation celebrated educators during Teacher Appreciation Week, and learn about the organizations that are coming together to address the national teacher shortage.  

College Football Playoff Foundation and Bay Area Host Committee Support Teacher Professional Development Initiative

May 18, 2018

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation and the Bay Area Host Committee, in conjunction with 49ers EDU, have announced their support for a season-long professional development initiative for Bay Area educators. This effort is based around STEAM integration – an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and…

2017-18 CFP Foundation Year In Review

May 8, 2018

College Football Playoff Foundation Celebrates and Honors America’s Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

May 7, 2018

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation will recognize and celebrate teachers throughout the next five days as part of Teacher Appreciation Week — a week-long national celebration in recognition of teachers and the contributions they make to education and society. Held annually in the first full week of May, Teacher Appreciation Week…