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

The Gratitude Card Art Contest is now open to all NPS 4-12th graders! Winning designs will be available for sale online in our Gratitude Grams and one design will be printed and sold in local stores after Thanksgiving. Deadline is Friday, October 29th!

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Where You Can Compose Your Own Story

By Kathleen Grady and Christine Mittaz In a year pitted against band, Needham High School’s Band program has been able to create something special nonetheless. In the summer, Margaret McLallen (Ms. McLallen to us), entertained the possibility of having a special band...

2021 Virtual Trivia Bee

Congratulations to The Chocolate Laser Eye Kittens team for taking first place in the NEF's Virtual Trivia Bee! On Thursday, March 11th, the NEF held its first ever virtual Trivia Bee with 50 teams and nearly 300 participants. Teams included teacher, administrator,...

NEF Awards Nearly $300,000 to Needham Public Schools

At the Needham School Committee meeting on February 23, 2021, Superintendent Daniel E. Gutekanst recognized the Needham Education Foundation (NEF) for its $296,624 grant to Needham Public Schools (NPS). The funding will support the district’s new initiative to expand...