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CFP Foundation and Peach Bowl Partner to Support Atlanta Teachers

December 29, 2015

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation and Peach Bowl, Inc. today announced the funding of classroom projects within the Atlanta Public School (APS) system. The effort was co-funded by the CFP Foundation and Peach Bowl, Inc., through its Peach Bowl Cares program, and resulted in $200,000 being used to simultaneously fund 150…

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners with Florida Citrus Sports to Support Education

December 4, 2015

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation today announced a partnership with Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) that will result in the funding of classroom project requests for public schools in the neighborhoods surrounding the Orlando Citrus Bowl stadium. “The remarkable neighborhood development work that Florida Citrus Sports is doing with LIFT Orlando stands…

College Football Playoff Foundation and Fiesta Bowl Pledge $100,000 To Teach For America

November 20, 2015

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation today announced a $50,000 donation to Teach For America in Arizona, an amount that has been matched by the Fiesta Bowl Organization. “We are excited about this partnership with the Fiesta Bowl and Teach For America,” said CFP Foundation Executive Director Britton Banowsky. “We share the…

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…