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College Football Playoff Announces Details of Community Events in Conjunction With National Championship Game

October 30, 2015

Extra Yard for Teachers Summit, Extra Yard 5K and Northwestern Mutual Taste of the Championship to be held in Arizona during national championship game weekend IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) today announced additional information about the Extra Yard for Teachers Summit, the Extra Yard 5K and the Northwestern Mutual Taste of the…

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners with Orange Bowl to Support Teachers in South Florida

October 23, 2015

$100,000 Committed to Fund Classroom Projects in Public Schools IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation today announced a partnership with the Orange Bowl Committee (OBC) that will result in the funding of classroom project requests in Miami-Dade and Broward County public schools. “Thanks to the generosity of the Orange Bowl Committee, we…

College Football Playoff Foundation Provides Significant New Impact to Teachers

October 8, 2015

Classroom project funding across the nation activated in kickoff of inaugural Extra Yard for Teachers Awareness Week IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation today announced a widespread financial backing of K-through-12 classroom projects in multiple communities, totaling over $300,000 in support. On Tuesday, October 6, the CFP Foundation and the Arizona Organizing…

College Football Playoff Foundation Kicks Off Inaugural Extra Yard for Teachers Awareness Week

October 5, 2015

Extra Yard for Teachers, the primary initiative of the College Football Playoff Foundation, strives to honor, celebrate, inspire and empower great teachers IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) and its charitable arm, the CFP Foundation today kicked off Extra Yard for Teachers Awareness Week. In April of 2014, the CFP Foundation established K-through…

College Football Playoff Names Banowsky as Foundation Executive Director

July 16, 2015

IRVING, Texas – Bill Hancock, executive director of the College Football Playoff, today announced that Britton Banowsky has been named to lead the group’s philanthropic initiative, the CFP Foundation. Banowsky, who has been commissioner of Conference USA for the past 13 years, will become executive director of the CFP Foundation this fall. The Foundation, with…

College Football Playoff Names Ryan Hall Director of Community Relations

July 7, 2015

IRVING, Texas – Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff (CFP), announced today that Ryan Hall has been named Director of Community Relations. “The College Football Playoff is committed to being a leader in the community,” Hancock said. “Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge and talent to the CFP and we are delighted…

Year One Proves Successful for College Football Playoff Philanthropic Endeavor

May 5, 2015

IRVING, Texas – In April of 2014, the College Football Playoff Foundation (CFPF) announced its primary cause of education with the launch of Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT). The initiative was to honor, celebrate, inspire and empower great teachers. In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8, the College Football Playoff refects on a successful…

College Football Playoff Teams Up With DonorsChoose.org to Help Funding of Extra Yard for Teachers

August 4, 2014

Crowdfunding non-profit enables college football fans across the nation to help classrooms in need IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation announced today that it will partner with DonorsChoose.org (http://Donorschoose.org) to support education through the CFP’s Extra Yard for Teachers initiative. “We are honored to team up with DonorsChoose.org to assist in the…