Teach Healthy Skepticism

The FoolProof Foundation's core mission is to teach consumers the importance of using caution, questioning sellers, and relying on independent research before spending money. We have created interactive, online programs to allow us to provide the widest possible exposure to our resources.

Why We Exist

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The FoolProof Foundation

FoolProof for Schools

FoolProof for Schools keeps on growing. Just by teacher word-of-mouth our usage has grown an average of 18% each school year over the past 5 years.

43.5 M

page views in our Schools Program

in the 2018/2019 school year.


teachers signed up for our Curriculum

in the 2018/2019 school year.


completed FoolProof Components

in the 2018/2019 school year.

Press Coverage

The FoolProof Foundation and our resources have been covered in various printed and online media.

Walter Cronkite

In 2003, Cronkite's enthusiastic support of a young consumer advocate named Will deHoo led to the creation of FoolProof.


FoolProofMe.org is our free, online consumer news website geared at consumers of all ages

Meet the Team

We are a very lean foundation, guided by our Board of Directors, a great team of experts, and by two terrific Advisory Committees.


Your $5 can unlock $5000!

FoolProof is taking part in the Gannet Foundation's Community Thrives Fundraising Competition.

The challenge for this week is to receive the greatest number of unique donors. If we win we'll receive a $5000 award bonus from the Gannett Foundation!

Would you be willing to donate $5 - and spreading the word - to help us unlock additional funding?

You'll sustain the work we do in communities like yours.