The Needham Education Foundation raises funds and awards grants to promote innovation and excellence in education for Needham public school students.




News from the NEF

Cuerd@s Workshop at NHS Connections

With funding from a Fall 2023 grant, a workshop was held in February for students in the Connections program at Needham High School with Cuerd@s, an organization that provides embroidered clothing to support mental health. For the creator, the act of embroidery is...

2024 Trivia Bee

The Rotary Bees took first place in the NEF’s 2024 Trivia Bee On Thursday, March 14th, the NEF held its 33nd annual Bee, the fourth year featuring trivia, with 49 teams and over 350 participants and attendees. Teams included students and teachers from each of...

NEF Funds Eight Winter Grants Totaling $43,258

At the Needham School Committee meeting on March 5th, the Needham Education Foundation (NEF) announced the recipients of eight grants totaling $43,258 in its winter grant cycle. Awarded grants include: ISTE Conference Professional Development OpportunityTechnology...

2023 - 2024 Grant Deadlines

Apply for a grant to fund an innovative or enriching project that will benefit Needham Public Schools students. The Fall Grants deadline is Oct 13th, the Winter Grants deadline is Jan 12th, and the Spring Grants deadline is Apr 5th.

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