Norton Embracing Educational
Development, Inc., (NEED) is a 501C 3 organization which promotes and
supports the development of educational programming in the Norton Public
Schools, and encourages standards which are competitive with other
school systems in the Commonwealth.
NEED is a
non-profit community foundation chartered to fund innovative educational
programs and/or technology for the Norton Public Schools. Each year,
NEED will award grants that make learning come alive for hundreds of
public school students.
NEED will fund grants for projects ranging from those that focus on
traditional academic subjects, to others in the visual and performing
arts, to science and technology, as well as to programs that promote
multi-cultural and community learning experiences. The foundation
encourages programs that enhance standard curriculum in order to benefit
Norton Public School students. However, NEED grants do not underwrite
basic school budget items.
monetary donations to fulfill our mission. NEED is a 501 ( c ) 3
organization and is able to accept matching corporate funds. For more
information please call Treasurer Rachel O'Neil at 508-285-8545.