The Fayette Education Foundation and Fayette County Public Schools Grant Collaborations

The Fayette Education Foundation was created specifically to:

  • provide opportunities for businesses, individuals, businesses and the community to invest in the educational needs of Fayette County Public Schools;.
  • support the school district’s commitment to equitable access to opportunities and resources for all students; and.
  • strive to fulfill unmet educational needs and remove barriers to opportunity.

As a result, the Foundation collaborates with the district on certain grants and donations that support academic achievement.


2022 Kentucky Book Festival School Days and Author Visit

Project Title:

2022 Kentucky Book Festival School Days and Author Visit

School(s)/Subject Area(s):

Leestown Middle School, 6th grade


PNC Foundation


Author Shawn Pryor visited 95 sixth grade students at Leestown Middle School. Pryor is creator and co-writer of the all-ages graphic novel mystery series CASH & CARRIE, writer of KENTUCKY KAIJU, and writer and co-creator of the 2019 GLYPH Nominated football/drama series FORCE. Each student received a copy of his book.

Additional Partners:

Kentucky Book Festival and Kentucky Humanities


March 2022