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.Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020

Visit Facebook for event photos from 2019.

Tastefully Ted. February, 2021

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

Brunch with Ted. May, 2021

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



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 $263K in grant money has been awarded, funding 93 district-wide projects.

Grant Writing Workshop:

January 2021, 12:30-2:30

THS Library

Lunch provided

Grant Submission deadline:

February, 2021


Grants Winners Announced:

April, 2021


Grants Awarded

May, 2021

Diamond Brunch



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


Tantasqua Education Foundation

P.O. Box 222

Fiskdale, MA 01518-0222



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