The Needham Education Foundation raises funds and awards grants to promote innovation and excellence in education for Needham public school students.
2021 NEF Gratitude Card Art Contest
The 2021 NEF Gratitude Card Art Contest is now open to all Needham Public Schools students in grades 6-12. Send in your submission by Monday, April 26th at 5:00pm!
News from the NEF
This past year, the NEF funded Sensory Pathways to be installed at Eliot and Mitchell over the summer. The Sensory Pathways are for students to use when they need a movement or therapeutic break. The Eliot and Mitchell grants were funded through NEF’s “Express Grants”...
Seema Meloni, one of the NEF’s co-presidents, recently spoke with Christopher Dancy, 6th grade science teacher at High Rock School, about his experience completing Cornell’s Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program – professional development funded through an NEF...
Cooking With Kids was approved during the Fall 2019 Grant Cycle to fund the purchase of ingredients for a weekly cooking activity. The goal was for students to learn life skills in early learning classrooms. The cooking activity provided opportunities for various...