Thursday, January 25, 2018

Franklin Education Foundation (FEF) Receives $50,000 from Middlesex Savings Bank

The Franklin Education Foundation (FEF) today announced it received a $50,000 gift from Middlesex Savings Bank. The support will allow FEF to increase the level of funding for next year’s grant program for Franklin Public Schools.

FEF distributes funds to Franklin Public Schools in the form of special grants. All Franklin Public School staff members are eligible to submit creative, innovative ideas for programs or activities that would not traditionally be funded by tax dollars. To see a list of programs FEF has funded over the years, visit

“This extremely generous donation by Middlesex Savings Bank will allow us to fund even more innovative programs in Franklin Public Schools next year” said Lisa Brady, FEF President. “Fundraising by nonprofit education foundations gets tougher every year, and this donation from Middlesex Savings Bank supports FEF’s financial stability to be a reliable source of funding for innovative educational programs developed by our very talented Franklin educators.”

“Middlesex Savings Bank has great respect for the education foundations in our community,” said Michael McAuliffe, President and CEO of Middlesex Savings Bank. “They work hard to support projects and programs that foster learning and creativity. We hope these donations will make their jobs easier this year and are excited to see their existing academic programs flourish or new ones come to life.”

About Franklin Education Foundation
Franklin Education Foundation
Franklin Education Foundation
Founded in 1997, FEF consists of a diverse group of individuals from many segments of the Franklin community. Members include community leaders, local organizations, educational institutions, business and industry, and families. Each member of FEF supports the Foundation’s fundamental goal of providing a forum and means of achieving academic excellence for the school children in Franklin Public Schools. Since its inception, FEF has raised over $350,000 which has been distributed to Franklin Public Schools in the form of special grants.

About Middlesex Savings Bank
Middlesex Savings Bank
Middlesex Savings Bank
Founded in 1835 and headquartered in Natick, Mass., Middlesex Savings Bank has been right there with its community for nearly 200 years. The Bank takes a customer-first focus when it comes to offering products, technology, and an unparalleled level of customer service. Middlesex Savings Bank provides funds to local nonprofits and organizations through corporate giving and community sponsorship, as well as through its philanthropic arm – the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation. The FDIC and DIF insured bank has 30 branch offices located in 25 communities – Acton, Ashland, Bedford, Bellingham, Boxborough, Concord, Framingham, Franklin, Groton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Littleton, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Natick, Needham, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Walpole, Wayland, Wellesley, and Westford. For more information, please visit, and

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