Who We Are

The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation was formed in 2013 with the introduction of a playoff system designed to determine the national champion. With such a game changing format on the field, the College Football Playoff decided to leverage this opportunity to make an equally significant commitment off the field.

The CFP Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which serves as the charitable arm of the College Football Playoff. While there are many causes deserving of the CFP Foundation’s support, the Foundation is committed to supporting education across the country. The CFP Foundation’s reach encompasses early childhood education, inspiring a college going culture, and supporting the teaching profession. Within these initiatives, the primary focus of the Foundation is teachers, expressed through Extra Yard for Teachers cause brand. The mission of Extra Yard for Teachers is to elevate the teaching profession by inspiring and empowering quality teachers. Click HERE to learn more about this program.

Beginning with the 2014 season, many partnerships have been formed with organizations around the country. The Foundation relies on these partnerships to execute its initiatives, expand impact and support positive educational outcomes. Click HERE to learn more about the CFP Foundation’s partners.

The CFP Foundation is funded from, (1) licensing and merchandising revenues associated with the College Football Playoff; (2) revenue from host cities; (3) grants from foundations and partner organizations; and, (4) corporate partnerships. You can also help make a difference by supporting the CFP Foundation. To make a direct donation, you may click the “Donate Now” button below or send a check to:

The Dallas Foundation
ATTN: College Football Playoff Foundation
3963 Maple Ave., Suite 390
Dallas, TX 75219
 The Dallas Foundation is the fiscal sponsor of the College Playoff Foundation, a component fund of The Dallas Foundation, Federal Tax ID 75-2890371

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