Donations Matter

The Carmel Education Foundation (CEF) is the private funding partner of Carmel Clay Schools (CCS). Established in 1966, CEF is funded through individual and company donations, community sponsorship, and event revenue.  Donations comprise approximately 33% of our revenue and benefit the kids in our school community.  Your donation absolutely makes a difference


Indiana DOE License Plate

Show your support for public education by purchasing the Education specialty license plate when you renew your your plates. Carmel Education Foundation receives $25 for each Education specialty plate purchased or renewed.


Funded Programs

Donations can be directed to the CEF General Fund which is allocated to the greatest need areas on an annual basis.  Donors may also select to support one of these CEF programs:

Donate Today!


All major credit cards are accepted through our secure online donation platform.  Donations are tax-deductible. 

Printable FORM

You may also download the form and mail it, along with your donation to:

Carmel Education Foundation
515 E. Main St., Ste. 124
Carmel, IN  46032