In our second decade of supporting Stonington Students
Grant Deadline Extended!Educators - the spring grant deadline has been extended to April 25, 2014. This allows you to submit grants the week after spring vacation. Refer to our grant page for more information.
2014 Education Celebration is a Success!SEF would like to thank everyone who attended the Education Celebration on February 28, 2014 at the Mystic Aquarium. A special thanks goes out to our sponsors. This year we raised over $21,000 - significantly more than last year. The SEF looks forward to continuing to improve enhancing our children's education, and couldn't do it without your help.
Fall 2013 Apple Grants
SEF donated $3900 to Stonington Public Schools to fund grants this fall. Check out Recent Grants to see your your donations benefit our children
Fall 2013 Blue Monday Donations
This past summer's Blue Monday Concert Series at the Mystic River Park, which featured well known jazz musicians, raised $4500. Thank you to all those who donated. These monies will be used to augment the Stonington School District's music programs. Check out our website later in the year to see how your donations are being used!
Fall 2013 Mini Grant Donations
The SEF board also approved $3500 in Mini Grants recommended by the Career Incentive Committee.
The SEF has awarded approximately $20,000 in grant money over the past two years alone. Recent grant projects that have benefited from the generosity of SEF include: the Community/Sensory Learning Garden at West Vine School, Vocabulary Videos in the district's 2 middle schools, the Book Buddies program between PMS and WVS, and our middle and high school music programs. Money granted to purchase items on the secondary schools wish lists was raised through the Blue Mondays Concert series which is held in the Mystic River Park each summer.
We give special thanks to our web site sponsor, the Stonington Veterinary Hospital