Mid-American Conference Announces School Grants through the College Football Playoff Foundation

September 12, 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference through the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation’s Extra Yard For Teachers platform is providing funding for its 12-member institutions to establish a community-based program to continue to build positive relationships within each campus community. During the 2018-19 academic year, the MAC is providing $60,000 — $5,000 for each athletic…

CFP Foundation Celebrates Fourth Annual Extra Yard for Teachers Week

September 6, 2018

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation today announced details surrounding the fourth annual Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) Week September 15-22. Over the eight-day period, the college football community will honor teachers on college campuses and in stadiums across the country. The CFP Foundation created EYFT Week in 2015 to provide an…

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…