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.


What better way to thank them than with a gift in their name to the Amherst Education Foundation? AEF works directly with teachers to fund projects with district-wide impact. In fact, AEF has granted more than $400,000 to fund teacher-initiated programs in our public schools over the last 24 years.

AEF provides an easy way for you to make a meaningful donation to your child’s teacher(s) by going clicking  on Stars.  You can donate to more than one teacher in one easy transaction! 

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