What does TPEF do?

TPEF published the children’s book, The Hedgepeth-Williams Story, written by second grade students which tells the story of the historic role their school played in ending segregation in New Jersey public schools through the 1944 NJ Supreme Court decision, Hedgepeth-Williams v. Board of Education, Trenton, NJ.

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Our team works tirelessly developing programs that result in meaningful change. And that change is what leads step by step into a brighter future.

At Trenton Public Education Foundation we are working to create hope and the opportunity for a better world.

We can only do it with your help. Join with us in our mission and donate now. 

With funding from Bristol-Myers Squibb, TPEF, in collaboration with the Trenton School District, is creating a pre-engineering pipeline in after-school clubs

TPEF promotes educational opportunities for the students in the district with a focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and Arts Education.


TPEF supports Special Projects


What does TPF do?

TPEF supports Arts Education


TPEF supports STEM projects

To develop our programs, we identified the key areas where there’s the most need. Our programs rely on active participation from our partners and supporters.


Supported by generous donations from real people, just like you, our team works tirelessly developing programs that result in meaningful change. And that change is what leads step by step into a brighter future.​

TPEF is working with the school district, the community and the Westminster College of the Arts at Rider University on a project to ensure that all young children (Grades K-8) have access to a complete, affordable arts education in music, dance, drama, visual and digital/media arts.

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