Florida KidCare Partnership

Walton Education Foundation is a partner with Florida KidCare, a comprehensive child-centered health and dental insurance provider offering coverage to Florida children. Through their programs Florida children from birth through age 18 are eligible for dental and/or healthcare coverage.

Florida KidCare Informational Postcard with Link to Online Application

No Ordinary Joe Scholarship

Looking for something out of the ordinary? St. Joe Community Foundation’s “No Ordinary Joe” Scholarship is now accepting applications from Walton County Seniors. This unique scholarship recognizes EXTRAORDINARY STUDENTS with a STRONG SENSE OF LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.

Watch the video above for a little more information and note the Important Dates listed below. Visit your school’s Guidance Office to get started on your application!

Important Dates for Applicants

2022 Classroom Grant Portal is OPEN!

The 2022 Classroom Grant Portal is OPEN! #WaltonCountySchoolDistrict Teachers are invited to apply now through October 7th! 

Click here to apply for a Classroom Grant!

Each year #waltonedfoundation, with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations and their School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program, partner with local community support from CHELCO, The Alys Foundation, The St. Joe Community Foundation, Inc., Florida Power & Light and 30A 10K to fund our Classroom Grant Program where immediate teacher needs in Walton County classrooms are impacted.  In 2021, our program awarded 57 Classroom Grants impacting 9,300 Walton County students and nearly 200 teachers through creative and purposeful grant requests. We can’t wait to see what our Walton County School District teachers bring to their classroom in 2022! Teachers Apply Now!

Details! Details! Details!

8th & 9th Graders – Your Scholarship Application Window is OPEN!

Click to Apply

Walton Education Foundation is the Lead Agency for Take Stock in Children, Walton County (TSIC Walton). Each year Walton Education Foundation pledges funds to purchase 2-year Florida College Scholarships for deserving Walton County School District students. The program is matched by Florida Prepaid allowing our agency to optimize the number of scholarships available to our community. Through this program students are prepared for college success as they graduate high school and prepare to enter college.

TSIC Walton has opened its 2022 Scholarship and Mentoring Program Application Window for students in 8th and 9th grades. Students and their parents must apply by September 16th.

Students and guardians can expect to report the following information when completing the TSIC application and must follow the guidelines and criteria below:

  • Attend a Walton County middle or high school
  • Be a student in the 7th, 8th, 9th grades
  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Demonstrate financial need

Questions are expected. As you move through the application process, please do not hesitate to contact our program director, Amy Wells at tsic@waltonedfoundation.org or Phone/Text at 850-391-6904.

TSIC Student Application Link

30a10k Race Volunteers ~ Sign-up, Say “WEF!”

Walton Education Foundation is proud to be a beneficiary of the 30a10k for the second year! As beneficiary, WEF supports the race through volunteer recruitment. In 2021, the 30a10k contributed $20,000 to Walton Education Foundation to impact our Classroom Grants Program.

Think 40 volunteers = $20,000!

We hope you will support WEF as a race volunteer on Wednesday, November 23rd and Thursday, November 24th. We are ready to support the race by recruiting 40 volunteer slots for the Thanksgiving Day race event.

STUDENTS you get volunteer hours AND a t-shirt!

PARENTS AND FAMILIES you get a t-shirt!

WCSD STUDENTS AND STAFF you get discount of $25 off with CODE: WCEF22

Click to Sign-up – Say “WEF”

When you sign up, enter “WEF” so we know you’re supporting Walton Education Foundation AND enter your shirt size so you look fit while you volunteer!

Link to SIGN UP! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A084BA4AC2AA02-2022

TSIC Applications are OPEN!

Take Stock in Children, Walton County is now accepting new student applications. Please visit our Take Stock in Children page for details about this program and application criteria. Already know you are ready to apply to our TSIC program? Click the image below for a direct link to the online application. For questions email TSIC@waltonedfoundation.org.

WEF volunteers needed for the 30a10k on Thanksgiving Day!

Sign-up to volunteer

Walton Education Foundation is proud to be a first-time beneficiary of the 30a10k Thanksgiving Day race.  Within our partnership, WEF is charged with securing volunteers for the race event, and we are asking for your help. 

“Click” on the image above or below to sign-up in your preferred time slot.

Students will receive volunteer hour credit AND can run the race at a discount using PROMO CODE ZIPPY30

Volunteers needed at the 30a 10k on behalf of WEF
Walton Education Foundation is proud to be a first-time beneficiary of the 30a 10k in Rosemary Beach. Click to volunteer!

Volunteer & Run

Click the 30a 10k image to register for the race!

Walton Education Foundation Names New Director

Walton County, Fla. – October 6 – Walton Education Foundation, an area not-for-profit providing educational support to schools, teachers and the community of Walton County, Florida, announced today it has selected Lindsey Ryan Harp as the organization’s Executive Director.

Ms. Harp brings 15 years of experience and proven results in executing communications, marketing and fundraising project goals all within diverse organizations. As executive director, Ms. Harp will oversee all activities that serve the educational community by mobilizing support and resources through alliances, grants and fundraising events.

 “It is a pleasure to represent the Walton Education Foundation after having experienced the impact of its classroom grants awarded in Walton County schools while in my previous role,” Harp says.  “The Walton Education Foundation classroom grants offer a critical element benefitting teachers by creating an environment that teaches and grows students at every level of learning.”

The Walton Education Foundation impacts over 10,000 students and over 700 teachers through its classroom grants and serves as the lead agency for the Take Stock in Children program. 

“Ms. Harp is energetic with a passion for education and a background in communication and fundraising that aligns with our goals,” said Juliet Milam, Walton Education Foundation Board President. “The Board is excited to welcome Lindsey and is confident the Foundation will be well positioned for success under her guidance.”

During the 2020-2021 school year the Foundation awarded 53 grants to Walton County teachers totaling $51,000.

Concluding the year, Walton Education Foundation will complete its 2021-2022 classroom grant application process in mid-October.  It will also participate in Walton County School District’s ECET2 summit held on November 6th. In the same month, it is proud to have been named as a charity partner beneficiary of the 30a 10k held on Thanksgiving Day 2021 in Rosemary Beach.

About Walton Education Foundation

The Walton Education Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established in 1995 by a rising need for support specific to teachers in Walton County. Walton Education Foundation has grown to not only help all teachers in Walton County, but to support each school and student. WEF provides annual giving and volunteer opportunities through a series of educational programs and grants including: Classroom Grant Program; Take Stock in Children college scholarship and mentoring program; Teacher of the Year and additional support of special events through the district. We invite you to learn more about our initiatives at www.waltonedfoundation.org.

Lindsey Harp, Walton Education Foundation


                                                                        Media Contact: MH Carr

                                                                        Executive Director, Walton Education Foundation

                                                                        Tel: (850) 692-9961

                                                                        Email: info@waltonedfoundation.org

Classroom Grant Approved Devices

Please allow 12 weeks lead time for these devices when ordering through the Walton County School District Technology Department

Walton County School District Device List
District Price
Win 10 Pro 64-bit$354.00
Lenovo 300e
Celeron N4100-4 GB RAM-128 GB SSD Touch
Win 10 Pro 64-bit $394.00
Dell Latitude 3190
11.6in-Celeron-N4100-4GB-128GB M.2-SSD Non-Touch
Win 10 Pro 64-bit $325.00
Dell Latitude 3310
13.3in-Intel i3 -8145U -4GB-128GB M.2-SSD Touch
Win 10 Pro 64-bit$544.02
Apple-10.2-inch-iPad-Wi-Fi-tablet-32-GB Touch iOS$299.00
AVer M15W – Document camera –
color – 13 MP – 4K – wireless – HDMI – Wi-Fi -USB

Apply Now: https://www.finditfunditflorida.com/walton/