Chatham Education Foundation’s vision is to be the leading philanthropic partner for the School District of the Chathams for collaborating on innovative ideas to enrich education, support future-focused initiatives, and build a sustainable source of funding through an endowment.
In addition to annual grant funding of $100,000, Chatham Education Foundation (CEF) established an endowment to address increasing strains on SDOC. A Permanent Endowment, by producing a reliable stream of income, will bring increased stability and longevity to grant funding, as well as the ability to increase the absolute level of grants. A Term Endowment will help SDOC deal with inevitable budget shocks resulting from unpredictable New Jersey State funding levels. We hope that CEF’s donors will contribute to the endowment and continue their history of strong philanthropic support for our schools.