• Innovative Grant Applications now available 12/1/16-1/24/17

  • Nashville Lights 2017 Looking Ahead! October 19, 2017 at the Cleburne Conference Center

    Nashville Lights Sponsor Form 2016


    Get your tickets now for this one-of-a-kind event featuring the best in country music songwriters and artists.  Featuring Dallas Coleman as the opening act followed by Texas artists Ryan Beavers, Drew Womack and Jake Worthington, with the featured artists of the evening Bob DePiero, Jessi Alexander, and Jon Randall.  This promises to be a spectacular evening of the best in country music plus a live auction and raffle for exceptional items. Call Amber Witte at 817-291-3915 or Jane Westbrook at 817-694-9849 for ticket information.

  • Nashville Lights: October 19, 2017

    The Cleburne Education Foundation appreciates the great support of the community at our premier fundraising event of the year, Nashville Lights.  Singer/songwriters, Bob DePiero, Ryan Beavers, Jake Worthington, Drew Womack, Jessi Alexander and Jon Randall provided an exceptional evening of entertainment for the crowd.  Larry Woolley moved the live auction along at a rapid pace keeping the audience fully engaged in the action.  This year’s live auction and raffle items brought exciting options for participants, including a special behind-the-scenes tour of the Bush Library in Dallas, a pig roast, a guitar signed by Jason Aldean, a Dillon guitar signed by all six artists, and three framed original sheet music from the artists that included “Cowboys Like Us” recorded by George Strait, “I Drive Your Truck” recorded by Lee Brice, and “Whiskey Lullaby” recorded by Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss.  Del Norte Catering provided a superb offering of specialty items that brought rave reviews from the crowd.

    Mark your calendar now for the 2017 Nashville Lights event on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Cleburne Conference Center.  Plans are under way to make the 5th annual event even better!   Contact the Cleburne Education Foundation Office at 817-694-9849 or 817-202-1199 for information on how you can be involved in the next event.




  • CEF Recognized

    In March 2015, the Cleburne Education Foundation was recognized by the East Cleburne Community Center for Outstanding Community Service.  A plaque was presented to Board President Carolyn Cody at ECCC’s annual awards banquet.
  • “Jacket Bucks” are awarded to students of Innovative Grant Award winners

    CEF Innovative Grant Award winner, Roel (Roy) Pena, accepts congratulations from CISD Superintendent, Dr. Kyle Heath, during the presentation of the grant award.

    Roy is holding “Jacket Bucks,” which are provided by CEF to announce the grant award to students and parents.  Each “Jacket Buck” can be redeemed at a local Dairy Queen for an ice cream cone.  Special thanks to DQ owner Pat Mayfield for his donation of the treats.