Our Mission

The mission of the Blackstone Valley Education Foundation is to build connections between local schools and businesses, enrich education, and develop the next generation of workers, employers, and leaders.

Providing Programs and Services for Local Schools

School districts throughout the Blackstone Valley region have bonded together with the Blackstone Valley Education Foundation to leverage community support that enhances efforts to connect current learning with future career paths for students, whether following post-secondary education or directly after high school graduation.


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What We Do

BVEF provides professional development for teachers and school counselors, as well as innovative career-connection programs that assist students in the development of 21st century skills, by connecting the classroom with local businesses and the community. The goal is to assist with the development of our future work force in the Blackstone Valley and throughout the nation.

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School Grant Applications are available each Spring and awarded in the Fall.

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Check out photos from some of our recent events connecting schools and businesses.

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All of our programs are funded by community partnerships and grants.

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