Welcome to the Amherst Education Foundation.

Serving the Amherst-area public schools since 1994

The Amherst Education Foundation, Inc. is an independent, non-profit organization committed to promoting students’ educational equity, supporting diversity, stimulating excellence, and mobilizing broad community support for the public schools of Amherst, Leverett, Pelham, and Shutesbury. Our supporters include businesses, parents, and other concerned citizens who share the belief that strong public schools are essential for a thriving community.

Announcing AEF’s 2016 Excellence Grants Program

The Amherst Education Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Request for Proposals for 2016 Excellence Grants! All Amherst Unified School District personnel are encouraged to apply for a grant for the 2016-2017 school year.
More details here.


AEF Trivia Bee 2015 Video

AEF Trivia Bee 2015



Help Support the Amherst Education Foundation!

The mission of the Amherst Educational Foundation (AEF) is to support Amherst area public schools in providing a challenging and enriching educational experience that maximizes the learning potential of every student and prepares them to succeed in the 21st century.
Donate today!