The Carlisle Education Foundation Annual Appeal is mailed to all residents and businesses in December. Funds donated are used to directly support the educational initiatives of CEF. Donations to the annual appeal are welcome at any time during the year.

Donations: To make a donation, please send a check to:
Carlisle Education Foundation
PO Box 734
Carlisle, MA 01741

Don’t forget to check whether your employer makes matching donations!

You can also donate online:

Auction Sponsors

The Carlisle Education Foundation actively seeks business partners for our biennial auction and dinner dance, a major fundraising vehicle for the Carlisle Education Foundation. There are many levels of support possible which include various benefits and recognition.

Business Partners

Business partners provide much needed support in a number of ways. Whether through donations, in-kind services or community visibility, our business partners help us promote events and provide technical assistance in critical ways.

Matching Grants

The Carlisle Education Foundation encourages our supporters to seek matching grants from their employers whenever possible.


The Davida Fox-Melanson Fund for Excellence in Teaching honors retired superintendent Fox-Melanson and establishes a long-term endowment dedicated to teacher and curriculum development. Through the generosity of individuals, foundations and businesses over $150,000 with additional support pledged by families over the next few years. Each year, the Endowment Committee reviews grant proposals submitted by teachers and funds several projects.