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Building a Bulldog Future!

Help CEF make a bigger impact by considering a monthly donation today.


Thank you for making a difference!

"I cannot thank you and the community enough for your generous support of the High School Media Center. You created a lovely holiday book drive and partnership with Serendipity and provided the high school with much needed free choice books for all of our students. of all types of reading materials is absolutely necessary, especially now. Teenagers look for themselves in stories or look for situations so they don't feel alone... I hope you feel the joy you have brought to the students at the High School!" ~ Shannon Krug, CHS Media Clerk

Other ways to support CEF:

  • Check
    Please make checks payable to Chelsea Education Foundation, write "Donation" in the subject line, and mail to: PO Box 281, Chelsea, MI 48118.
  • Corporate Matching Gifts
    Many companies match donations made by their employees to registered nonprofit organizations. You can ask your company if they might be able to match your donation this year. The impact of your gift to CEF could potentially be doubled!
  • Volunteer
    The Chelsea Education Foundation is able to support educators and enhance the educational experiences of our district's children through a committed group of volunteers. Volunteer opportunities include lending a hand with events, serving on our various committees, and participating with grant and scholarship selection. If you are interested in volunteering, please reach out and let us know your interest at
  • Become a CEF Board Member
    Chelsea Education Foundation is led by a board of volunteer members. Our board especially benefits from members who are passionate about education and have skills and experiences in these areas: writing grant requests, donor development, marketing and social media outreach, financial and accounting, legal, event planning and project management, and have an interest in board leadership. We would be thrilled to speak to you about your interest, even if you are just starting to think about it. Please contact Amy Forehand at

The mission of the Chelsea Education Foundation (CEF) is to enhance the Chelsea School District's educational experiences by financing projects beyond the resources of the District and by providing scholarships to District graduates.

Contributions to CEF are given back to the school district through student scholarships and grants to innovative teachers and administrators. During the 2022-23 school year, CEF awarded over $95,000 in teacher grants and district student scholarships. To learn more about how CEF supports your community, click here.

Chelsea Education Foundation is a 501c3 a non‐profit organization. Non-profit Tax Exempt #38-2953926

Chelsea Education Foundation
PO Box 218 | Chelsea MI | 48118