PROGRAMS 

 
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EXTRA YARD FOR TEACHERS WEEK

September 14-21, 2019

Extra Yard for Teachers Week is a week-long period during which universities, conferences, and ESPN come together to celebrate and recognize teachers across the country.

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The Go Teach Project

Leverage the CFP Foundation’s new initiative, the Go Teach Project, to support the recruitment and placement of student-athletes at local universities to become teachers in Orleans Parish.

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GIVING BACK

In 2019, devastating wildfires in Northern California wiped out schools in Butte County. The CFP Foundation was able to leverage crowd funding and partner resources to contribute more than $200,000 to the teachers of Butte County.

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EXTRA YARD 5K

The Extra Yard 5K is a family-friendly 3.1 mile race dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the Extra Yard for Teachers platform.

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TASTE OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP

The Eckrich Taste of the Championship is a premium dining experience and fundraising event on the eve of the national championship game. Funds from this event benefit the work of the CFP Foundation. 

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EXTRA YARD FOR TEACHERS SUMMIT

The Extra Yard for Teachers Summit is an annual experience designed to empower and inspire educators with workshops, giveaways, and educational experiences. 

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TEACHER OF THE YEAR CHAMPIONSHIP EXPERIENCE

A full weekend of VIP treatment for the State Teachers of the Year in coordination with CCSSO and supported by Dr Pepper.

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THE MAKEOVER PROJECT

A transformed learning environment can result in enthusiastic learners. The Makeover Project infuses valuable supplies like furniture, technology, storage components and more directly into the classrooms.

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In 2020, The College Football Playoff Foundation is headed to New Orleans.
Join us to support teachers! 

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