Educational Institutions

Westford Education Foundation

  • Westford, MA
  • www.WEFweb.org

Mission Statement

Westford Education Foundation, established in 2003, raises money to fund grants for innovative educational projects and professional development topics consistent with the Westford Public School curriculum but beyond the scope of the approved school budget. WEF is comprised entirely of volunteers who promote innovation, build a wide communtiy of support, foster ideas, channel resources and fund exceptional learning programs.

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ruling year

2003

Keywords

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innovative education, professional development, education, education foundation

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Also Known As

WEF

EIN

30-0188678

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Westford Education Foundation sponsors a community-building "Walk for Education" each fall where young children, their families, teachers and school administrators walk to promote excellence in education. WEF offers two grant cycles each year, which fund innovative educational ideas and teacher professional development.

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Operations

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Westford Education Foundation

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Governance

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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