The New Bedford Education Foundation (NBEF) is a catalyst to obtain funding for initiatives to enrich education beyond what can be funded within the local school budget. A portion of the fund is invested so that resources are… read more


NBEF helps New Bedford Public Schools’ students fulfill their potential and enrich their educational experience by providing the tools to excel in the areas of Arts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and World… read more

About Us

The New Bedford Education Foundation (NBEF) is a non-profit organization that supports educational opportunities for New Bedford public schools’ students beyond what is funded through the school budget. NBEF solicits… read more

Please visit the Grant Programs section of our site (navigation menu at top) for information on grants and for application forms.