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The Foundation

Mission Statement

The Averill Park Education Foundation promotes and enhances educational and cultural opportunities for the students of the Averill Park Central School District.


The Goals of the Foundation are:

  • To identify initiatives that will encourage and stimulate students to achieve beyond ordinary expectations

  • To establish a supplemental funding source to support initiatives that will not be funded through the local tax base

  • To build community support and enthusiasm for education

  • To work in cooperation with other local organizations to strengthen our community.


The Averill Park Education Foundation exists solely for charitable and educational purposes to benefit the students of the Averill Park schools and works to support educational and creative initiatives to enrich programs and services for the students.

The Foundation encourages teachers, students, and community members to help identify worthwhile projects for funding opportunities. Funds are distributed in the form of grants and project awards focused primarily in the academic subject areas, as well as technology, cultural enrichment, and general scholastic achievement. 

APEF  News

How does the Foundation impact teachers and students?

Two specific ways the APEF has impacted teachers and students is through funding grants in support of the Averill Park arts and robotics.


View the student-produced videos that offer more detail about the impacts of APEF.

APEF Supports the Art Department

"So many thanks to the Averill Park Education Foundation who supports our students and our learning."
- Mrs. Bailey

APEF Supports the Robotics Team

"The Ed Foundation has been extremely beneficial. We are super glad to have them."
- Mr. Duff

Approved Grants

The foundation meets every month and reviews grant applications regularly.
For a history of approved grants, please see our Grants page linked below.

Teacher Grant Application

If you are an Averill Park teacher and want to learn more about the educator and enrichment grants

please visit our GRANTS page.

Community Donations

If you would like to make a donation to the Averill Park Education Foundation, please visit our Donation page.


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