Friends of the Foundation
First Command Educational Foundation is pleased to provide links to these organizations that help us carry out our mission: “to educate those who serve,” and support the persons we serve.
The mission of the Center for Nonprofit Management is to “strengthen nonprofits to enhance sustainability and maximize impact.”
Founded in 1997 to fulfill the vision of a comprehensive financial services company offering investments, insurance and full-service banking in support of personalized financial planning, First Command Bank shares the mission of the First Command family of companies: to assist its clients in the pursuit of their financial goals and dreams.
First Command Financial Services is a financial services firm whose mission is “coaching those who serve in their pursuit of financial security.” First Command Financial Services has been named a top employer of military veterans and spouses by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines, and has been designated a Military Friendly Employer® for the second straight year and recently earned the number 11 spot on the Top 50 Military Spouse Employers List.
First Command Educational Foundation was pleased to be invited to join First Command Financial Services at their Annual Advisor Conference in Boston this year. Please click here to view photos of some FCEF staff members and our friends in First Command Financial Services.
Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, was launched in March 2011 as a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and military spouses find meaningful employment.
The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy is a national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources.
The mission of the North Texas Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders is “to serve and support the small business lending community of North Texas by partnering with government agencies and their affiliates to further provide training and networking through our associated membership.”
Project Sanctuary believes the whole family serves, and the best way to “support the troops” is by supporting the family. They provide therapeutic retreats, enabling military families to reconnect and reintegrate into their communities through education, innovative services, supportive follow through…and FUN!
The American College of Financial Services offers driven financial services professionals
one of the most valuable, and most valued, educations you can receive. The College works tirelessly to ensure that society has informed, ethical financial service and insurance professionals it can trust. FCEF has established a unique scholarship partnership with the College. Click here to view the list of recipients. Each year the College presents a Soldier-Citizen Award to celebrate military leadership, industry success, and the greatness of American society. This year’s recipient is Major General Josue (Joe) Robles, Jr., USA (Ret.). Click here to view the video, in which FCEF CEO Vickie Colman participated, celebrating this award.
The mission of the Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County is “to improve the quality of life for service members, veterans, and their families.” Their goals are to facilitate access to education, employment and life needs by:
- Identifying existing services and gaps in service
- Improving communication and collaboration among member organizations
- Facilitating new programs among member organizations to address gaps in service
- Serving as an advocate on issues that impact member organizations
Each calendar year FCEF awards scholarships through both long-standing or newly-identified partnerships with organizations whose missions support the same persons served by FCEF. Click here to see the list of current and previous scholarship partners. We update our partnerships continuously; please check this list occasionally for changes.
First Command Educational Foundation thanks our generous sponsors and partners who made it possible for us to create our Money Matters Reference, Money Matters Online, and Military Money Matters educational programs.
We offer our utmost thanks to those who have donated funds, time, services, and tangible goods. Please click here to learn more about our donors.
Thank you to the generous sponsors who have donated to our “Chip-in for Education” Golf Classic in past years. Click here to see the list of the past three years’ sponsors.
Please click here for information to help you contact FCEF and our staff members.