The Wallingford Education Foundation (WEF) is committed to improving opportunities for students, educators, and other school staff one grant at a time. Over $200,000 has been raised and awarded for this purpose. Each March, employees of Wallingford Public Schools are encouraged to apply for one of two grants: the Educational Impact Grant or the Professional Development Grant. The WEF distributes on average $10,000 annually in grants to Wallingford staff members. Additionally, through its Signature Projects campaign, the WEF supports large dollar requests from the Wallingford school district.
Each year WEF awards several grants ranging from $500 to $5,000.
Multiple $2,000 grants are awarded annually for staff members to attend conferences.