Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

Princeton Education Foundation, Inc.

  • Princeton, NJ
  • www.pefnj.org

Mission Statement

We believe education matters! Since 1995, the Princeton Education Foundation has been a bridge between our community and our public schools encouraging private philanthropy to enhance public education for students at all levels.

Our mission is to support excellence in education in the Princeton Regional Schools. Since its inception, PEF has contributed over $1,500,000 to the Princeton Public Schools for capital improvements, educational programs and teacher support.

Main Programs

  1. Teacher mini grants
  2. PowerUp Princeton
  3. Student Investigative Project
  4. Music After School
  5. PowerUp

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Service Areas

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New Jersey

Princeton NJ.  Support goes to aid the Princeton Public School District.

ruling year

1994

Principal Officer since 2011

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Ms. Adrienne Rubin

Keywords

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education,schools, public education, public schools, education foundatons

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Also Known As

PEF

EIN

22-3313605

 Number

4406237085

Physical Address

25 Valley Road

Princeton, NJ 08540

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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Enhance educational opportunities for students in the Princeton Public Schools. Enhancing science learning, providing updated technology throughout the district, and offering programs that enhance the learning capabilities for all students.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Teacher mini grants

Provides teachers in all 6 PRS schools with funding for specific projects to enhance innovation in the curriculum

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$7,500.00

Program 2

PowerUp Princeton

PowerUp Princeton, initiated in 2011 is a campaign to raise funding allocated for technology upgrades throughout the PRS district.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Female Children and Youth (infants - 19 years)

Budget

$1,000,000.00

Program 3

Student Investigative Project

Student Investigative Project (SIP) was established through a grant from the Institute for Advanced Study to promote student based science research for 1-5th graders.  This program supports teacher training in best practices to promote student directed scientific research.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$25,000.00

Program 4

Music After School

Music After School is a program designed to enhance the musical education of students who might otherwise not have an opportunity to participate in music education.  It's design to to increase the number of low income and minority student participation in middle and high school music programs within the district.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$4,000.00

Program 5

PowerUp

PowerUp Princeton is designed to increase contributions restricted to Technology upgrades and incorporation into the classroom setting, and to provide teacher education in the multiple ways technology can enhance the classroom dynamic.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$114,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

New Jersey

Princeton NJ.  Support goes to aid the Princeton Public School District.

Funding Needs

Contributions; Grants, corporate sponsorships and individual donation to help provide continued excellence in education as state & federal funding for education diminish.

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Operations

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Princeton Education Foundation, Inc.

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Principal Officer

Ms. Adrienne Rubin

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Barbara Prince

no affiliation

Term: June 2011 - June 2013

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