The Needham Education Foundation raises funds and awards grants to promote innovation and excellence in education for Needham public school students.
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News from the NEF
NEF Funds Five Spring Grants Totaling $34,177
At the Needham School Committee meeting on May 16th, the Needham Education Foundation (NEF) announced the recipients of five grants totaling $34,177 in the spring grant cycle. Awarded grants include: Development of interdisciplinary learning experiences in social...
Overcoming Barriers in Jazz: Musician Residency with Tia Fuller
This grant, along with funding from Needham High School Friends of Music, funded a two-week musician residency in which Tia Fuller— Grammy-nominated Black female jazz saxophonist, composer, Berklee professor, and featured musician in Pixar's Soul—shared her musical...
2023 Trivia Bee
Congratulations to the Silly Sunflowers team for taking first place in the NEF's 2023 Trivia Bee! On Thursday, March 9th, the NEF held its 32nd annual Bee, the third year featuring trivia, with 50 teams and over 350 participants and attendees. Teams included...
2022 - 2023 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 14th, the Winter Grants deadline is Jan 13th, and the Spring Grants deadline is Apr 6th.