Westford Education Foundation, Inc. (WEF) seeks to encourage and advance innovation and creativity on the part of teachers, students, parents, and other community members by granting funds for new endeavors consistent with Westford Public Schools and Nashoba Valley Technical High School curriculum but beyond the scope of the school budget.
Who may apply for a WEF grant?
WEF invites all Westford Public School and Nashoba Valley Technical High School faculty and administrators to apply for grants that support innovative programs in the classroom and professional development initiatives.
What do WEF grants support?
- New innovative projects in teaching and learning that are beyond the scope of the approved school budget
- Innovation and creativity on the part of teachers, students, parents, and other community members for new endeavors consistent with the Westford Public Schools and/or Nashoba Valley Technical High School curriculum
- Innovative ideas that impact a significant number of students and have a lasting benefit to the Westford community
- Professional development that encourages collaboration among teachers, administrators, parents, and community groups to enrich education
- Professional development that supports teachers who wish to expand their content knowledge, acquire new skills, seek out intellectual renewal, and bring new, innovative ideas into the classroom.
Special Education Addendum (optional)
WEF recently became the beneficiary of a sizable amount of funding to be directed specifically towards grants that support children with special needs. If applicable, please state on the application how your program would benefit these students
Applications may be made by individuals or groups. Individuals may request up to $750 for innovative grants. There is no dollar limit for either collaborative innovative applications or professional development applications.
Innovative and Professional Development grant applications are due by May 5, 2023
Return application to:
WESTFORD EDUCATION FOUNDATION
P.O. BOX 535
WESTFORD, MA 01886
or email to:
Some representative grants include:
- Living Lab Brook Book Project
- Westford Whale Project
- Indigenous People Museum
- Westford Academy Theater Arts’ Sound Board
- Animal Research & Podcasts
- 3D Modeling and Printing
- Columbia University Teacher Conferences
- Ronan McElligott Memorial Playground
- Instrumental Music Technology
- Parkerville School House Flag Restoration
- Video Analysis for Physics
- Ryan’s Story, Anti-Bullying Presentation
- Epicureans for Environmentally Sustainable Business
- Digital Media Portfolios in the Elementary Classroom
- Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP)
- NVTHS Dog Training Park