In recent years, the NEF has donated funds for improvements at each of Newburyport’s public schools:
- At the Brown and Bresnahan elementary schools, the NEF donated funds for literacy closets, classroom libraries, community-based education programs (bus trips), new computer servers, and computers.
- At the Molin Upper Elementary and R. A. Nock Middle School, the NEF installed 8 state-of-the-art science labs, premier technology for each classroom, a music lab, a robotics lab, and new technology and computers.
- At the Newburyport High School, the NEF launched the Virtual High School Program, donated technology including lap tops for science, a Distance Learning Lab, a photography lab, a portable math lab, teacher work stations, a world language lab and a state-of-the-art library media center.
Throughout the district, the NEF has also donated funds for partnership grants, the high school technology club, and the IFS Science Speaker series.