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  • Financial Aid Starts with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    April 1, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    April 1, 2020

    Students face numerous challenges along the path toward completion of a postsecondary degree. Often, the most significant challenge is the increasing cost of higher education. Yet, annually, … Read More

  • United Ways and Community Foundations in Arizona and Florida Receive Grant Funding

    March 31, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    March 31, 2020

    Responding to unprecedented needs thrust upon our communities due to the COVID-19 virus, Helios Education Foundation is providing a total of $650,000 in emergency response funding to local United Way … Read More

  • Simply Unconquered

    March 20, 2020

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    Author: Rebekka Behr, Florida State University Student and Unconquered Scholars Program Participant

    March 20, 2020

    Sometimes, All a Student Needs is to Hear a "Yes." Rebekka Behr is a Florida State University Student and Unconquered Scholars Program Participant. The Unconquered Scholars Program provides an array … Read More

  • A Complete Census Count is Critical to Communities

    March 12, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    March 12, 2020

    ¡Hágase Contar! Make Yourself Count is an initiative spearheaded by NALEO Educational Fund and aims to ensure a fair and accurate count of the Latino community nationwide in the 2020 Census. Mandated … Read More

  • Community Leaders are Elevating Excellence in Pinellas County High Schools

    January 31, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 31, 2020

    Education beyond high school has long been viewed as the gateway to economic prosperity. In fact, the Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation indicated in their Florida Jobs 2030 report, the state … Read More

  • Working Together Across Arizona and Florida to Increase Early Literacy

    January 30, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 30, 2020

    At Helios Education Foundation, our ultimate goal is for every student in Arizona and Florida to complete a postsecondary degree. That is why we believe learning should begin as early as possible.  … Read More

  • Two-Way Immersion Classes Build Path for Academic Success

    January 28, 2020

    Author: Michael Robert, Superintendent, Osborn School District

    January 28, 2020

    The preschoolers were a mix of English and Spanish speakers. They sat quietly as their teacher read them a story, then put down the book. Now it was   their turn. Whether the book had been read in … Read More

  • Building Trusted Relationships with Florida Students

    January 24, 2020

    Author: Jillian Hasner, President and CEO, Take Stock in Children

    January 24, 2020

    This year, Take Stock in Children is celebrating our 25th year of providing mentors, scholarships, and hope to Florida students in poverty. For those unfamiliar with Take Stock, our signature … Read More

  • President's Message

    January 22, 2020

    Author: Paul J. Luna, Helios Education Foundation

    January 22, 2020

    January 1 not only marked the start of a new year but it was also the dawn of a new decade.  A new decade provides an opportunity for our nation to conduct a national census.  The census is done … Read More

  • Universities form Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities to Accelerate Innovation Toward Student Success

    January 10, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 10, 2020

    Connecting student potential to limitless possibilities through the completion of a postsecondary degree is more than an aspirational goal for Helios Education Foundation. Ensuring all students, … Read More

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