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 27, 2022

Come join us for a fun family event and work off that extra slice of pumpkin pie!

Register online Here.

Tastefully Ted. January 27, 2023

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

Brunch with Ted. May 7, 2023

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 Submission deadline:

February 10, 2023


Grants Winners Announced:

April / May


Grants Awarded

Diamond Brunch - May 7, 2023


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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