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
This grant funded Spanish language books and supplies to create classroom libraries for each of the Spanish classrooms at Pollard Middle School, impacting over 500 students currently enrolled in Spanish classes. These libraries provide access to a variety of tiered,...
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...
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 - 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.