Worcester Educational Development Foundation

Celebrate #GivingTuesday!

Your gift makes a difference.

Since 2005, the Worcester Educational Development Foundation (WEDF) has raised $4 million to support students and teachers in the Worcester Public Schools. We provide funding for:

– arts and culture, 
– health and wellness
– STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
– college and career readiness

Giving Tuesday was created to unite us all in a day of generosity. Please support WEDF with a gift of: 

$25  $50  $100  $200

Without you, our work would not be possible.

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7th Academy of Distinguished Alumni and Friends of the Worcester Public Schools

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, WEDF honored ten alumnae of the Worcester Public Schools and one organization for their significant contributions to society and education. 


Applications for the 2018 Paul M. Gervais Memorial Scholarship are now available


Applications for the 2018 Ryan P. Quinn Memorial Award are now available


The Worcester Educational Development Foundation offers sincere condolences to the family of Paul Mullaney, a Worcester native and graduate of the Worcester Public Schools.

Mr. Mullaney  passed away November 1, 2017


WEDF Mini-grant Program In The News…


Two Minutes With KoolKojak – a Worcester Distinguished Alumni