Quick Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions
What is WEEFC?
Who is on the committee?
The committee is made up of parent board members and a member of the School Committee who serves as a liaison between the two groups. WEEFC board candidates are chosen by the School Committee based on a recommended list of nominees brought forward by the Nominating Committee.
How does WEEFC raise money?
Contributions are solicited throughout the year via mail, email, and events. WEEFC’s goal is to have 100% of parents supporting 100% of Weston school children.
What kind of grants do you make with these annual funds?
How many grants are awarded? How much is awarded?
On average, WEEFC funds approximately 50 grants each year totaling over $100,000. In its 35 year history, WEEFC has awarded over $8 million in grants.
Who can apply for the mini-grants and project grants funded by the annual fund?
Who reviews grants?
Why isn’t WEEFC an endowment fund?
Does WEEFC accept earmarked funds?
What is the relationship between WEEFC and the PTO?
How can I help?
Whom can I call if I have questions about WEEFC?