The purpose of the Abby Kelley Foster Educational Foundation, Inc. is to enhance the general welfare of the Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School by supporting the goals, purposes and programs of the school and, to those ends, secure and raise money for, and dedicate and apply the same to, the support of any or all of the school’s educational and ancillary programs and activities

Upcoming Foundation Events


Funding Application (403.52 KB)
Funding Guidelines (217.96 KB)

Recently Awarded Grants

The Foundation has recently awarded $12,900 to support the following initiatives: supporting high school music students to attend the April 2016 Washington, D.C. Performance Tour, purchasing training equipment for our growing athletic program, and sponsoring a speaker in the character education formation speaker series.



Event Calendar

Starts: 11/23/2020
Ends: 11/24/2020
Teachers will contact families to set up specific dates and times.
Starts: 11/25/2020
Ends: 11/27/2020
Starts: 11/25/2020
See online link
Families wish to purchase or participate in the District's Free and Reduces Meal program must submit their orders online today.
Starts: 11/27/2020 @ 3:00 pm
Ends: 11/27/2020 @ 5:00 pm
High School (6 New Bond)
Starts: 11/30/2020
Ends: 12/02/2020
All staff and all students will be remote through Wednesday, December 2nd.

Contact Information

Photograph of Mrs. Michelle Vigneux
Mrs. Michelle Vigneux
Development Director

AKF Educational Foundation, Inc.
Middle School Building
10 New Bond Street
Worcester, MA 01606

Board of Directors

Celia Blue PP'18, AKF Board Chair

Alisha Carpino, Director of Finance and Operations, Abby Kelley

AnnMarie Little, Director of Special Education & Government Relations, Abby Kelley / Foundation Board Clerk

Heidi Paluk P'23, PP'19, Interim Executive Director​​​​​​​

James Walsh, Former Trustee

Bibiche Zagabe-Ndiku P'21, '23, PP,'17, '18, President, Foundation Board 


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