What is Ted?   Ted. is a community foundation that raises money to award grants for innovative, teacher-initiated projects that expand learning opportunities for students in the elementary schools of Brimfield, Brookfield, Holland, Sturbridge, and Wales, as well as the Tantasqua Junior, Senior, and Vocational schools.

A donation to Ted. is a contribution to the future of your community.


Trot with Ted.Nov 28, 2021

Visit Facebook for event photos from 2019.

Register online Here.

Tastefully Ted. Cancelled

An evening of decadent desserts & appetizers, local music and good friends. Visit Facebook for event photos.

Brunch with Ted. May 15, 2022

A celebration of past and present grant recipients, enjoy brunch, and a chance to win a diamond!

Reserve tickets Here.



Each spring, Ted. awards grants to teachers applying from the elementary schools in Brimfield, Brookfield, Holland, Sturbridge and Wales as well as from Tantasqua Junior and Senior High Schools. These grants allow teachers to pursue exciting new programs and encourage students to excel using innovative educational approaches.


Since 2007, over $266K in grant money has been awarded, funding over 100 district-wide projects.

Grant Writing Workshop:

- Postponed -

THS Library

Lunch provided

Grant Submission deadline:

February 11, 2022


Grants Winners Announced:

April / May


Grants Awarded

Diamond Brunch - May 15, 2022


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We would like to thank our sponsors for their generosity. 

Whether it's an annual donation or sponsoring a Ted. event, every sponsor is important to us.


Sponsorship Levels:

  • Warrior

  • Gold

  • Green

  • Brave

  • Patron

Honor a teacher and support Ted. with a Gift of Gratitude