Grant Funding

The Beverly Education Foundation awards grants each Spring for projects, programs and initiatives that benefit Beverly Public Schools students, faculty and staff.  The annual grants application cycle is open from early January through mid-March with grant awards being announced in June at a Beverly School Committee meeting and via the media.  Grants are awarded for the following academic year and typically range from $500-$1,000.  For grants information, guidelines, and application, click below:

1 to 1 Learning Initiative

The Beverly Education Foundation, Inc. is committed to supporting 21st century learning skills at Beverly High School. Digital technology is this generation’s paper and pen. All school systems are challenged to find the best ways to harness digital technology and bridge the digital divide.

STEAM Initiatives

The Beverly Education Foundation supports Family, Math, and Science Nights; Science Fairs in all schools; Nature’s Classroom, Recycling and Composting in all schools, Beverly High School First Robotics Team, and the 1 to 1 Learning Initiative.  These initiatives allow students to learn STEAM by doing.

Honor a Teacher

As the Beverly Education Foundation celebrates its 27th Anniversary, we are thrilled to begin our  2024 Honor A Teacher Campaign.  At its core, Honor A Teacher acknowledges the importance of our teachers, staff, and administrators.  Their commitment and tireless efforts equip our students with knowledge and skills for tackling today’s challenges and tomorrows.  To all Donors, thank you for your continued and sustained generosity.  Remember, it is never too late to Honor A Teacher who has made a difference. 


Who We Are

The Beverly Education Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit tax-exempt corporation dedicated to enriching, enhancing, and supporting Beverly’s public education system. Anyone interested in public education in Beverly may participate in this all volunteer charitable organization.


Our Mission

The Beverly Education Foundation is an independent nonprofit corporation that stimulates excellence in the Beverly Public Schools by awarding grants for projects that support the curriculum and professional development for educators, by funding innovative initiatives in teaching and learning, by raising the profile of public education in Beverly and by helping to ensure equal access to education for all students.


Our Purpose

Established in 1997, the purpose of the Beverly Education Foundation is to stimulate innovation and excellence by supporting educational programs that are outside normal public funding and to maintain a permanent fund to implement such programs and activities.

Recent News

BEF Awards Over $20,000 in Grants for 2024-25

BEF Awards Over $20,000 in Grants for 2024-25

The Beverly Education Foundation awarded 24 grants totaling $20,333 at last week’s Beverly Public School Committee meeting.   The grant funding will benefit students, teachers, and various educational programs at all levels and schools within the Beverly Public...

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Hannah Outdoor Classroom Dedication

Hannah Outdoor Classroom Dedication

Formal ribbon cutting ceremony took place this morning at the Hannah Elementary School’s Outdoor Learning Structure.  Principal Gabrielle Montevecchi thanked all donors, including the Beverly Education Foundation, for its initial grant to start the process and the...

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A Conversation with David S. Ferriero

A Conversation with David S. Ferriero

The Beverly Education Foundation hosted David S Ferriero, BHS Class of 1963 and 10th Archivist of the United States, once again as a Distinguished Speaker on September 21, 2023 in the Beverly High School Auditorium.  Welcoming Mr. Ferriero, was Anna Green and Douglas...

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Beverly Education Foundation Awarded $300,000 Cummings Grant!

The Beverly Education Foundation has been awarded 10 years of funding from the Cummings Foundation. 
The Cummings Foundation Grant monies will bolster teacher support, build greater connections between teacher, student and parents, and provide innovative programs to prepare Beverly students for their futures.
The Awards Gala was held on June 15, 2023.

Board Members and Beverly Public School students celebrating the great news at Beverly Middle School.