Northborough Education Foundation

In Support of Our Schools

Northborough Education Foundation - In Support of Our Schools

Gala Jr. 2019 Tickets on Sale Now!

Girls and boys, choose your favorite grown-up, put on your favorite fancy clothes, and join us for a very special evening of dancing, games, hors-d’oeuvres, sweets and more!

4:30-6:00 PM recommended for kids ages 6 and under
6:30-8:00 PM recommended for kids ages 7-12+
(note: an adult ticket can be used for both time slots)

Make it an extra special day by adding a special silk keepsake corsage ($10 each) or boutonniere ($6 each) when you purchase your tickets. (Flowers can be picked up at the door.)

Purchase your tickets today at

Tickets are transferable, but not refundable.

Gala Jr. is sponsored by Main Street Bank.


Holiday Golden Apples on Sale!

Looking for a meaningful gift to give your children’s teachers and school staff for the holiday?

When you purchase a Golden Apple, you are making a tax-deductible donation in their name to the Northborough Education Foundation. The recipient will receive a personalized certificate with a special message from you or your child. For the holidays, NEF is also offering the option to add a Dunkin’ Donuts or Target gift card to your Golden Apple purchase, it’s one-stop shopping!

What’s more, for the 2018-19 school year, all Golden Apple donations will be generously matched by Wheelhouse Wealth Advisors (

Golden Apples can be purchased for $15 each or 5 for $50 on or before December 17th, 2018. Apples will be hand delivered by NEF to the schools on December 20th.

Click here to purchase now!

NEF Awards $68,000 in School Grants

NEF supported a grant for A Mighty Girl: Enhancing Classroom Library Collections with Strong Female Characters for all Northborough Elementary Schools. (Peaslee Principal Jill Barnhardt, Lincoln Street Principal Jennifer Wright, NEF Fundraising Chair Marile Borden, Zeh Principal Amy Souls, Proctor Principal Alana Cyr)

On September 18th, NEF awarded $67,000 in funds to 20 grant recipients during a special ceremony held at the Northborough Free Library.

To learn more about the grants funded, click here.

Congratulations to our “I Love Northborough” $1000 Scholarship Art Contest


Congratulations to Megan Harrington, ARHS Class of 2021, the winner of our first annual “I Love Northborough” $1000 Scholarship contest! NEF will be creating 50 limited edition prints of the winning piece, which will be professionally matted and made available at the Applefest Gala for a $100 donation.

This will be an annual contest. Each year’s piece will be the same size and shape so you can start an “I Love Northborough” collection!

Thank you to Main Street Bank for the generous scholarship donation and Gastonart & Frame for donating the artwork matting.

Order Teacher Appreciation Golden Apples by May 7th

Teacher Appreciation week is May 7-11, 2018. Honor that special staff member in your child’s life with a Golden Apple accompanied with a RedBox gift certificate and candy treat. Certificates will be delivered on May 10th. For more information on the program, click here or order online no later than May 7th to ensure delivery.  All donations will help NEF award academic grants for school initiatives that fall outside the realm of the annual school budget.

For the 2017-18 School Year, all Golden Apple donations will be generously matched by Wheelhouse Wealth  Advisors (

Team Trivia Night Registration is Open

Time to brush up on your trivia. The annual NEF Team Trivia Night will be held on Friday, April 6th, 2018 at the Doubletree, 5400 Computer Drive in Westborough. Doors open at 7 pm and first question is at 7:30 pm.

Register before March 23rd at the early bird cost of $140 per team. After this date, the cost will increase to $160/team. Spectators are welcome with a $10 suggested donation at the door.  Our 2018 Team Trivia Night is now sold out! Spectators are welcome. $10 suggested donation at the door.

Team costumes are optional (and encouraged!)

Click here for complete details, or

Register online today!

All proceeds will benefit NEF. Your entry fee is a tax-deductible contribution to NEF, a registered 501(c)3 organization.


SullivanKreiss Financial, Inc. donates $10,000 to NEF

NEF is proud to announce that SullivanKreiss Financial, Inc. has become our 2018 Platinum Sponsor with a donation of $10,000.00. SullivanKreiss Financial, Inc. provides superior, independent wealth management and investment advisory services to affluent and emerging affluent individuals and their families. To learn more, visit

NEF is grateful for this generous donation which will help fund grants that will improve curriculum, programs and services above and beyond the level supported by the annual school budget.