Building Our Children's Brightest Futures
We are a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the educational experience of Deane-Porter and Forrestdale School students through fundraising and a grant process.
Since 1995, Rumson Education Foundation (REF) has awarded $3M in grants.
How it was spent? What are the current campaigns?
Schedule Of Events
10:30am - 12:30pm: Registration & Lunch
12:30pm: Tee Off
12:30pm - 5:00pm: Golf
5:00pm: Celebration for Education Dinner & Auction
Join us for an exciting day of golf with lunch and drinks included, followed by our Celebration For Education evening event (buffet dinner, open bar, live music and auction) for each golfer and a guest.
Join us for a fun-filled evening, with no golf event participation required. The Celebration for Education tickets include a buffet dinner, open bar, live music and auction. This event takes place at the Rumson Country Club's Riverhouse.
Did you know when you make a gift, you can request a matching gift from your employer, who then makes their own donation? Companies usually match gifts at a 1:1 ratio, but some will match at a 2:1, 3:1, or even a 4:1 ratio!
Find out more about your employer’s corporate philanthropy programs to see if you can make your bucks go further at no cost and little effort to you!
Donating appreciated securities, including stock, bonds, and mutual funds means a larger gift and a larger tax-deduction.
Avoid capital gains tax on appreciated stock!
Receive income tax charitable deduction!
Potential for corporate matching!
The Deane-Porter School is named in honor of Miss Evelyn Porter and Miss Laura Deane. Here they are pictured (from left to right) Evelyn Porter, Frances Noonan and Laura Deane.
Photographed attending a teachers' convention in Atlantic City in 1939.
Please support the REF's goal of maintaining the highest level of excellence within Rumson Schools for the benefit of its 912 aspiring students, dedicated educators, and this wonderful community as a whole.
Checks for any amount may be payable to:
Rumson Education Foundation
PO Box 395
Rumson, NJ 07760
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