Northborough Education Foundation

In Support of Our Schools

Northborough Education Foundation - In Support of Our Schools

5th Annual Applefest Gala Location has been moved!

Due to the recent threat of EEE and recommended guidelines, we have moved the Applefest Gala to an indoor location. The event details are as follows:

Friday, September 20th, 2019 at the
Courtyard by Marriott at 75 Felton St, Marlborough, MA 01752

7:30-9:00 PM Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres

9:00-11:30 PM Dancing with “Fever” (

Cocktail attire requested.


All proceeds support the Northborough Education Foundation

The 2019 Applefest Gala is generously sponsored by Northboro Chiropractic Center.

Mother/Daughter Princess Tea Party Tickets Now on Sale!

NEF invites you to the 7th annual Mother/Daughter Princess Tea Party on Saturday, May 11 from 2 pm – 4 pm at Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St, Northborough.

Appearances by Moana and Ariel are scheduled so be sure to bring a camera and wear your princess attire.

Reservations are required and spots fill up quickly. To register, click here.

Thank you to our event sponsor Diane Cournoyer Dance Center and event supporter Anthony Joseph Real Estate.

NEF Team Trivia Registration is Open

It’s that time of year again! Time to dust off your thinking caps and grab your smartest friends to help make important strides for Northborough education!

The 10th annual NEF Team Trivia Night will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton located at 5400 Computer Drive in Westborough. Doors open at 7 pm and the first question is at 7:30 pm.

The cost is $160 per team. Spectators are welcome with a $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.

Thank you to our Team Trivia Sponsors Metrowest Oral Surgical Associates, Realtor Karen Scopetski, and St. Mary’s Credit Union.

SullivanKreiss Financial, Inc. Renews Platinum Sponsorship for 2019

NEF is proud to announce that SullivanKreiss Financial, Inc. has renewed its Platinum Sponsorship for the 2019 school year with a donation of $10,000.

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.

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 (