2018-2019 NEF Grant Program Announcement

The Natick Education Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 NEF Grant Program. The Natick Education Foundation’s primary purpose is to support NPS’ teachers, staff, and students with resources that are not funded through ordinary budgetary channels as well as to encourage programs that enhance and enrich the curriculum. Teachers and staff at all the Natick Public Schools (preK – 12) are encouraged to apply. NEF Grant-funded projects must be academic in nature or otherwise in support of student growth and learning. Our goal is to have successful projects disseminated widely across the district, touching as many schools, teachers, and students […]

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NEF Exponent STEM Grant Winner Announced

STEM Start: Project Preschool Jed Stefanowicz, TOSA-Digital Learning Coach and MaryBeth Kinkead, NPS Preschool Principal $1500 Employees from the Natick office of Exponent, a world-wide science and engineering consulting firm, have generously donated $1500 to NEF to be used for a STEM project within the Natick Public Schools. This grant has been awarded to Jed Stefanowicz, TOSA-Digital Learning Coach, and MaryBeth Kinkead, NPS Preschool Principal. Congratulations! The STEM Start project will fund the purchase of STEM kits to be distributed and shared among Natick’s preschool classes. The kits are modeled after the STATION model, currently being rolled out in the […]

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Natick Education Foundation Receives $50,000 from Middlesex Savings Bank

Gift will be used to support Natick-wide education opportunities Natick Education Foundation (NEF) today announced it received a $50,000 gift from Middlesex Savings Bank. The support will allow NEF to continue its funding of programs and initiatives that support the Natick Public Schools as well as important community-wide education opportunities. “We are so excited about this unexpected and generous gift from Middlesex Savings Bank. This says a lot about how much Middlesex cares about their communities,” said Kyla P’an, NEF Co-President. “It will allow us to expand the work we are already doing to enhance and enrich the education our […]

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NEF Exponent STEM Grant

NEF Exponent STEM Grant Employees from the Natick office of Exponent, a world-wide science and engineering consulting firm, have generously donated $1500 to NEF to be used for a STEM project within the Natick Public Schools. The Exponent STEM grant empowers Natick Education Foundation to further support NPS teachers, staff, and students in the 2017-2018 school year. For this special grant contest, priority will be given to high-quality, well-written proposals and projects that will have large and lasting impact. The NEF Exponent STEM Grant contest is open to all grade levels, pre-K to 12. Projects that enhance and enrich the […]

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