The Joy of Learning

From reading to math calculations, our kids love learning.

The Joy of Discovery

Each student is encouraged to imagine and dream big.

The Joy of Participation

It’s more than volunteering, it’s joining a dedicated team.

The Joy of Giving

We get to be part of honoring stellar individuals.

The Joy of Learning

From reading to math calculations, our kids love learning.

The Joy of Discovery

Each student is encouraged to imagine and dream big.

The Joy of Participation

It’s more than volunteering, it’s joining a dedicated team.

The Joy of Giving

We get to be part of honoring stellar individuals.

CREATE

We provide resources for creative and innovative programs and materials.

EDUCATE

Our mission is to educate and mobilize the community.

SUSTAIN

In doing so, we sustain collaborative partnerships that support its goals

Education and heart changed the lives of Hilary, Adam, and Angelique.

Read their stories.

Education and heart changed the lives of Hilary, Angelique, and another Awesome Kid.

Read their stories.

Hilary met a young boy using a walker while at rehab recovering from a car accident. She inspired him to participate in the Awesome 3000, and he won the hearts of many.

A big box of recyclables at an Enrichment Academy made the difference for one student. He was more engaged in class and able to smile amidst struggles at home.

Angelique is a freshman at South Salem High School, an IB student, varsity cheerleader, and participates in the chamber orchestra. She told us how SKEF made a difference in her life.

Hilary Brik-Morris receives an Awesome Award from Salem-Keizer Education Foundation

Hilary met a young boy using a walker while at rehab recovering from a car accident. She inspired him to participate in the Awesome 3000, and he won the hearts of many.

a little boy cutting open a cereal box | Salem-Keizer Education Foundation Stories

A big box of recyclables at an Enrichment Academy made the difference for one student. He was more engaged in class and able to smile amidst struggles at home.

Angelique posing for her cheer photos for South Salem High School's Squad | Salem-Keizer Education Foundation Stories

Angelique is a freshman at South Salem High School, an IB student, varsity cheerleader, and participates in the chamber orchestra. She told us how SKEF made a difference in her life.