Educational Foundation Mission Statement

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.

Save the Date

7th Annual Abby Kelley Foster Educational Foundation Charity Golf Tournament

Monday, June 7, 2021 / 10:00 a.m. Shot-Gun Start

 Highfields Golf & Country Club

32 McGill Drive
Grafton, MA

Interesting in being a sponsor?


What does the Educational Foundation Support?

The Educational Foundation bi-annually awards grants submitted by faculty and staff in support of the Abby Kelley Foster Charter School's mission to provide an education aided at academic excellence, musical competence and character formation. The Foundation continues to support:

  • High School music students Performance Tours
  • Educational and motivational speakers across the District
  • Cultural programs for the District
  • Student Leadership development programs
  • Middle and High School athletic programs
  • Classroom supplies and resources

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Abby Kelley Foster Educational Foundation Grant Forms

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



Event Calendar

Starts: 05/06/2021 @ 6:00 pm
Ends: 05/06/2021 @ 7:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Committee is seeking new members for the 2021-2022 school year. We are seeking representation from AKF families, administration, students, faculty and staff. You are invited to attend a DEI Advisory Committee Information Session to learn more about he committee and the work completed and ongoing.
Starts: 05/10/2021
Ends: 05/10/2021
Starts: 05/12/2021
Ends: 05/12/2021
Starts: 05/31/2021
Ends: 05/31/2021
Starts: 06/02/2021
Ends: 06/02/2021
Additional details to come

Contact Information

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

Abby Kelley Foster Educational Foundation 
10 New Bond Street
Worcester, MA 01606
508-854-8400 ext. 2694

Board of Directors

Celia Blue PP'18, AKF Board Chair

Alisha Carpino, Director of Finance and Operations

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

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

James Walsh, Former Trustee

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


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