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CFP Foundation


The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation was launched in 2013 and is the charitable arm of the College Football Playoff and supports education and teachers in America. The CFP Foundation creates multiple partnerships to execute its initiatives, expand impact and support positive educational outcomes. The CFP Foundation’s reach encompasses early childhood education, creating a college going culture, and supporting the teaching profession. Within these initiatives, the primary focus of the Foundation is teachers, expressed through the cause brand, Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT). The mission of EYFT is to elevate the teaching profession by inspiring and empowering quality teachers.

To learn more about the College Football Playoff Foundation’s primary initiative, Extra Yard for Teachers, please click here.


SAVE THE DATE! Extra Yard for Teachers Week is September 17-24, 2016.

Join the College Football Playoff in celebrating teachers across the country! This September, we will increase awareness for the EYFT initiative, a program that helps countless teachers, students and classrooms across America. On-campus activation and various community events to be announced soon.

To view a recap of 2015 EYFT Awareness Week, click here.

The CFP Foundation activates around the community hosting the College Football Playoff National Championship with three major events benefiting the Foundation’s educational initiatives & Extra Yard for Teachers.

 CFP Foundation National Championship Game Events:

CFP Taste of the Champ


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Click on an icon to learn more about each event!

Funding & Donations

Funding for the CFP Foundation comes from the licensing revenue generated from CFP merchandise sales as well as from the support of a myriad of partners. For more information on how you can get involved, please email To make a direct donation to the College Football Playoff Foundation, you may send a check to:

The Dallas Foundation
ATTN: College Football Playoff Foundation
3963 Maple Ave., Suite 390
Dallas, TX 75219

Those interested in making a credit card donation are encouraged to click here.

The Dallas Foundation is the fiscal sponsor of the College Football Playoff Foundation, a component fund of The Dallas Foundation, Federal Tax ID 75-2890371.

College Football Playoff Foundation Partners