The Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation was founded in March 2008 as an independent education foundation. The mission of CVEF is to promote excellence, innovation and creativity in education for the community and to support lifelong learning in Durham and Middlefield by giving grants and sponsoring programs.


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There are many ways to be a part of the CVEF community. Volunteer to help with our events and our granting process; as an individual or a business, become a financial donor. Our success depends upon your support and involvement. 

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Our annual grants cycle is the cornerstone of our mission. We look to members of our community to provide fresh, creative proposals. Is there an educational project you envision? Bring it to live with a CVEF grant.

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