NEF's Kid Booster is an emergency fund for the most dire issues that keep a child from learning effectively. 
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NEF helps fund inspirational enrichment programs or expand existing programs created by 203 teachers, parents and students. Each year, 30-50 grants are awarded in the categories of Literacy, Math/Science, Fine Arts, Health/Physical Education and Cultural Studies. 
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NEF helped create and fund Study Skills Academies in each of the Naperville School District 203 schools.The Academies give students a boost with homework, additional learning strategies and time from a skilled educator. The Study Skills Academies have been credited with helping raise standardized test scores in the District. 
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NEF provides a conduit for individuals or their families to fund and administer endowment or memorial funds from personal gifts or community contributions. These restricted funds are used to support specific grants or provide students scholarships or awards based on the wishes of the contributors. 
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How NEF Helps Students
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Finish your last mile at
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Encouraging creativity, innovation and excellence
in our students.
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The Naperville Education Foundation (NEF) raises and grants funds for programs that enhance and enrich the educational experience of Naperville School District 203 students.
With the generous support of foundations, businesses, educational professionals and individual donors, NEF is able to provide financial resources that increase learning opportunities by supplementing school district budgets. NEF encourages creativity, innovation and excellence in our students by helping to ensure that every student in the district can take advantage of opportunities to make the most of their education.


25th Anniversary Celebration
September 28

TEAM NEF runs and walks
the Healthy Driven Naperville Half-Marathon & 5K

October 22
Founders Classic Golf Outing
Building a Passion Breakfast
Naperville Marathon
Sponsors & Donors
Grants, Scholarships and Endowments
Kid Booster Anonymous Fund
Study Skills Academy
Start The Day Program (formerly Breakfast Program)
Gift of Appreciation
Jeanine Nicarico Memorial Fund
Cents for Kids
Parent Registration Checkoff
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Parents, teachers, and community members are running or walking for District 203 kids on Oct. 22, 2017:

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The bright colors represent the vibrancy of NEF. The green represents synergy with District 203, complementing the use of the same color in their logo.
Relationship to District 203
The logo symbolizes NEF's partnership and teamwork with District 203 while showcasing our independence.
The placement of NEF in the center of the logo represents its central relationship to District 203, supporting all students at all schools across the District. Students are the center of what we do.


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The Naperville Education Foundation (NEF) introduced a new logo at
our 25th Anniversary Celebration on September 28, 2017.
The logo establishes a vibrant new look for NEF, but the foundation's
core mission has not changed. NEF Board Chair, Alissa Johnson-Tripas
said of the 25th anniversary milestone, "We are honored to celebrate
the vision of the founders and to build upon that vision to meet the
changing needs of the students within the District. While we are ushering
in a new look, we continue to focus on the importance of the students,
at the center of our mission."
Dan Bridges, Superintendent of Naperville School District 203, explained,
"The partnership with NEF is in line with the Districtís beliefs and its
mission. NEF's partnership with the District is crucial for the success of
our students."
NEF Founder and Event Co-Chair Dr. Mary Ann Bobosky said, "We are
thrilled to see the programs that we put into place continue to make a
difference in the lives of kids today. It is a proud moment for all of us as
we see the foundation continue to evolve."
Learn more about how NEF makes a difference
in the lives of District 203 students:
25 Years Strong -- The Work We Do
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Thank You Team NEF!