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The Franklin Education Foundation fosters the development of innovative practices and supports key system-wide activities that enhance services in the Franklin Public Schools.

The Franklin Education Foundation's long-term goal is to create an endowment of one million dollars to support the annual distribution of $100,000 in grants for the support and benefit of the Franklin Public Schools (as listed below):

Harlem Wizards

Franklin High SchoolHorace Mann Middle School
Remington Middle School
Sullivan Middle School
Davis Thayer Elementary
Jefferson Elementary
Keller Elementary
Kennedy Elementary
Oak Street Elementary
Parmenter Elementary
Early Childhood Development Center

About The Foundation
The FEF is independent of the Franklin School Committee and has no responsibilities or obligation to said Committee.

Board Activities

      Grants Program

The FEF Grant Selection Committee oversees the selection and distribution of funds. Grants are awarded at the Foundation's annual Board of Director's Meeting in May for the upcoming academic year.

      Fund Raising:

The Franklin Education Foundation hosts an annual Adult and Student Spelling or Trivia Bee and the newly added Harlem Wizards Basketball spectacular. Monies raised through our events provide up to $2500 per approved and funded grant and up to $5000 for the pinnacle award winner.

  • The annual Trivia Bee allows teams of three to enter and enjoy friendly competition while contributing to the FEF grants program and endowment fund. 
  • Businesses, organizations, groups or individuals may sponsor teams in the Bee for $300. Multi-sponsor teams are accepted. Others who wish to support the Bee but do not wish to sponsor a team may make a donation in any amount. 

  • The annual Wizards game featuring “Team FPS” includes teachers and staff from Franklin Public Schools. We get a crowd of 1,200 students, parents and children easily filling the Tri-County Regional Vocational High School gymnasium!
  • This is FEF’s largest and most visible fundraiser of the year. Your sponsorship will highlight that your business supports Franklin Public Schools and the larger Franklin community. We have numerous opportunities at various levels to support the fundraiser and promote your business to the Franklin community.


The Foundation includes members of the diverse Franklin community - families, community leaders, local organizations, educational institutions, business & industry - who support the common goal of academic excellence for the children of Franklin.

The Franklin Education Foundation is actively looking for new members. Click here to fill out a membership application.  Here is a link to our membership drive letter.   

For More Information Contact us @

Franklin Education Foundation
PO Box 531
Franklin, MA 02038

or email us at franklined.org@gmail.com
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