Grant Programs

WEBF Grant Program Overview 

Excellence in Education Grant Program (EEGP) 
The Excellence in Education Grant Program (EEGP) is the cornerstone of the Foundation’s efforts to provide meaningful and enriching educational opportunities for students in the Waltham Public School community.The EEGP is open to Waltham Public School teachers, staff, administrators and parents. The Program offers small grants up to $1000 for projects typically benefiting a single classroom, and major grants of $1000 to $5000, which will benefit a larger number of students.

Please read the Grant Program guidelines.

  • All applicants must complete the grant applicant form, in addition to the grant proposal form.
  • There are two grant proposal forms, please use the appropriate form based on the amount you are requesting.
  • Keep in mind that all signatures MUST be obtained in order to be considered.

If you have questions or need help, please send email to

Sally Elizabeth Peters Enrichment Program (SEP Grant)
The Sally Elizabeth Peters Enrichment Program is made possible by a personal donation from Dr. and Mrs. Alan Peters in memory of their daughter, Sally.

Sally was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and came to the United States with her parents and older sister in 1966. She was a student at the MacArthur Elementary School and attended the Waltham Junior and Senior High Schools. Sally earned college degrees from Bay Path College , Boston University , and Framingham State College. Sally was also a member of the Waltham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, the Reagle Players and a keen photographer.

The purpose of this program is to honor the memory of Sally by enriching student and teacher experience and learning.

The Sally Elizabeth Peters Enrichment Program encourages the submission of proposals that focus on arts, drama, theatre and science and that;

  • Demonstrate innovation
  • Enhance collaboration (i.e. require faculty, schools, departments, or students to work together in order for the project be successful)
  • Enrich students’ growth

This program offers a grant up to $5000 to teachers, as well as junior and senior high school students.  Deadline for this program is the same as EEGP.

If you have questions or need help, please send email to

Linda Y. King Memorial Fund Grant
The Linda Y. King Memorial Fund was established in November 2003 to honor Linda Y. King.  Linda was a caring parent, volunteer, teacher aide, and teacher in the Waltham Schools for 30 years from 1973 to 2003.  As an elementary school Instructional Technology Specialist she was responsible for establishing the first elementary school computer labs in Waltham at the Fitzgerald and MacArthur Schools.  Linda was a respected leader in gifted and talented education, integrating technology into the curriculum and creating teacher resource web sites.

The purpose of the grants are to provide funding for technology in the Waltham Public Schools.  This money can be used to buy equipment or provide funding for teacher projects.  The fund is under the auspices of the Waltham Partnership for Youth, a 501(c)3 educational charity.

Grants are available for up to $2,000 each.  Please use the standard EEGP application packet when applying for this grant.

If you have questions or need help, please contact David King at