Giving to the NEF

Two Ways to Donate

  • Via U.S. Mail by downloading a NEF Donation Form, or

  • Donate online using our secure payment system, in partnership with PayPal.
    (If you plan to pay by credit card, we ask that you make a minimum donation of $25).

Other Donation Opportunities

Leaders Circle: Donors of $500 or more become members of the Leaders Circle, providing them access to leaders in the Needham school system and priority invitation to special events throughout the year.

Matching Donations: Many workplaces powerfully leverage your donation by matching contributions to the NEF.

Corporate Donations: Businesses and organizations can demonstrate their support for the Needham community with a high-profile capital donation, or becoming a lead sponsor in our annual Spelling Bee.

Estate Donations: Leave a legacy to Needham by directing an estate contribution to the NEF.

To discuss these opportunities and more, contact the NEF at

NEF donors are:

  • Parents who seek to enrich their children's education experience

  • Alumni who express their appreciation for how Needham schools prepared them for the future

  • Business owners who support the community in which they do their business

  • Senior citizens who seek to bridge the gap from one generation to another

  • Homeowners who protect their most important asset by promoting educational excellence