First Command Educational Foundation (FCEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity dedicated to improving financial literacy through education and scholarship opportunities. FCEF has been providing its services since 1983.






FCEF’s primary focus is on programs and resources for America’s military servicemembers, civilian federal employees, and their families. Our services also extend to schools and community organizations who share the values and aspirations of our core constituents.






The application period for the Donaldson D. Frizzell Scholarship will run from February 9, 2015, to April 6, 2015.  Please click here to learn more about the scholarship, qualifications, and application instructions.


SAVE THE DATE!  FCEF’s 8th Annual “Chip-in for Education” Golf Tournament!

This year’s tournament will take place Thursday, September 17, 2015, at The Golf Club at Fossil Creek.  Click here to see our flyer on our Special Events page, and stay tuned for more information as it develops.



Congratulations to John Olson, “Blue Crab” District, recipient of the Dallas T. Lower Award for 2014.

Please click here for more information about this opportunity.



FCEF is very sorry to hear of the recent death of First Command Financial Planning Advisor Sid Oaksmith.  The family is working with FCEF to set up a scholarship endowment fund in his memory.  Though the details to establish this fund are not yet completed, you may still donate to it.

To donate to the Sid Oaksmith Scholarship Fund, please click here.  (Use your “tab” key to move from field to field on each PayPal page.)

Your donation will be made through PayPal; you don’t need a PayPal account to donate to FCEF.

To designate your donation to this fund, please enter “Sid Oaksmith Scholarship Fund” in the “Add special instructions to the seller” field on the payment review page

The transaction will appear on your credit card statement as “PayPal *FCEF”.

For more information about Sid Oaksmith, please click here.