Community funding for
student innovation and creativity


CHEF's goal is to seed innovative and creative initiatives that have lasting value to the Croton Harmon School District. Teachers, administrators, students, and any other community members are invited to submit grant applications for innovations big and small. It's our job to bring these ideas to life. We review the grant submissions and if approved, we provide funding to implement them.

We’ve been funding exciting projects in all three schools since 2000, from the start up of the strings program, to the recent state-of-the-art collaborative workspace at the Croton-Harmon High School. 

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Our mission

To be a catalyst for innovation, excellence and experimentation

To have an enduring presence demonstrated by contributions
of lasting value

To build a partnership with school and community

To work for the whole child and every child


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