Welcome to the

Belchertown Education Foundation!

 

Recently established, the Belchertown Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent, non-profit organization committed to enriching the educational opportunities of students in Belchertown public schools.  By garnering broad community support for programs that stimulate and nurture the whole child, including academic, creative and athletic pursuits, the BEF seeks to optimize the educational experience of Belchertown students now and in the future.

Upcoming Events

BEF Booth at the Belchertown Fair

September 21, 22 & 23, 2018 | Belchertown Common

Want to support the BEF at the fair? Sign-up to volunteer at our booth. We’re going to have “Wheels and Squeals” of fun! We hope to see you there. Questions? Contact us

Inaugural Fundraising Gala

Saturday, October 13, 2018 | 7 – 11 pm | Cold Spring Country Club
Belchertown, MA

Wow! What an overwhelming response! We are currently SOLD OUT of the individual tickets for our Inaugural Gala. There are still a small number of Corporate Sponsor tickets available. If you are interested in attending but did not yet purchase or reserve tickets, please email us as we are now starting a waiting list and will sell any tickets that come back to us on a first-request basis.

Join us for an evening of live entertainment, exciting auction items, delicious drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and more!  Your support and participation will have a direct impact on students in our schools. Our goal is to raise $10,000 for our Student Success Grant Program and continue the tradition of enriching the education of Belchertown students. More details and corporate sponsorship opportunities.

Latest News

Belchertown Education Foundation Awards Over $7,800 in Grants
for Upcoming School Year

Four diverse projects have been funded, including an after school cooking program, a collaboration project funding a new instrument, a garden project, and contemporary classroom design to inspire critical thinking and problem-solving. These projects will soon impact hundreds of students at various grade levels in Belchertown Public Schools. “On behalf of the Belchertown Education Foundation Board of Directors, I share my gratitude to the donors who helped fund the Foundation’s first grants and convey my congratulations to our first grant recipients,” says Lesley Mugford, MD, President of the Belchertown Education foundation Board of Directors.

Learn more about the projects > Grants.