Welcome to First Command Educational Foundation.

Who We Are

First Command Educational Foundation (FCEF), established in 1983, is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to improving financial literacy through education and scholarship opportunities.

Mission: to educate those who serve

Vision: empowering those who serve our Nation to make positive financial decisions through scholarships and superior financial education

Core values:

  • Excellence: Respond to those we serve in a manner demonstrating a desire to not only meet but exceed their needs and expectations.
    Inspiration – Continuous quality improvement; excellence is the result of striving each day to do better than the last.
  • Commitment: Establish a culture that values and encourages the highest commitment to the mission and values of the organization.
    Inspiration – Accepting ownership and involvement in FCEF’s mission and goals; the strongest force in the world is a genuine and everlasting act of commitment.
  • Resourcefulness: Encourage individual responsibility that results in broad exchanges of innovative and creative ideas aimed at achieving the mission of the organization.
    Inspiration – Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, and working together is success.
  • Diversity: Value and respect all people while fostering a sense of shared experience and common purpose.
    Inspiration – Strength is not only in the similarities, but also in the differences.
Volunteer and Sponsor Opportunities and Recognition

FCEF is always looking for committed volunteers to assist in supporting our mission.  At any time, FCEF has opportunities directly related to development/fundraising, financial education, and scholarship programs.  If you are interested in devoting time to the fulfillment of our mission, please complete and fax the Volunteer Information form to 817-569-2970 or scan and email it to edufoundation@fcef.com.

First Command Financial Services Advisors who wish to provide volunteer services to FCEF must abide by the First Command Educational Foundation–Volunteer Opportunities and Ground Rules.

Please click here to learn more about our Volunteer Speakers Program.

First Command Financial Services Advisors who wish to promote our Volunteer Speaker Program to their clients and contacts may use this letter located on the First Command Financial Services OneNet website.
Note – opportunities vary in time requirements, skills, and topic areas throughout the year. 

Please click here to see a list of our Donors & Community Partners.

Please click here to visit our Special Events page.  We could not succeed in our mission withouth the volunteers, participants, donors, and sponsors who help with our fundraising events.

Please click here to see a list of our Educational Sponsors and Partners.

Employment and Internship Opportunities

There are no employee or internship opportunities available at FCEF at this time. However, you are welcome to submit your resume for review.  FCEF will retain your resume for consideration for future positions and will contact you if an appropriate opportunity becomes available in the near future.

email: edufoundation@fcef.com
 fax: 817.569.2970
 mail: First Command Educational Foundation
Pam Elliott, Executive Assistant/Office Manager  
1 FirstComm Plaza
Fort Worth, TX  76109-4999

First Command Educational Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

FCEF Event Calendar

Click here to view a calendar of FCEF presentations, official visits, fundraising events, and other scheduled items.

Board of Directors

Oversight for FCEF is provided by an independent Board of Directors.  Please click here to learn more about our board members.

Staff Members

A small staff is responsible for the day-to-day activities of FCEF.  Please click here to learn more about our staff members.

In the News

Please click here to learn more about FCEF’s activities in the news.

Key FCEF Documents

Please click here for access to FCEF’s annual reports, financial statements, tax returns, certain FCEF brochures, and verification of 501(c)(3) status.

Contact FCEF

Please click here for information to help you contact FCEF and our staff members.

Privacy Statement

Please click here to view FCEF’s privacy statement.