The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) is an independent community-based organization dedicated to promoting excellence in the Bristol Warren Regional School District. Through fundraising events and donations from individuals and businesses, BWEF provides grants to teachers and staff for innovative, high-quality programs that enhance and enrich our students' educational experience, and that that are outside the scope of existing school budgets. BWEF acts as a catalyst, broadening the base of support for public education in Bristol and Warren, and helping to shape an educational experience of the highest caliber for all students in the district.
The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) is pleased to announce the funding of over $44,000 in educational grants for the 2020-2021 school year, bringing 22 academic enrichment programs designed by local educators to the Bristol Warren Regional School District. Despite the cancellation of its premier annual fundraiser – The Bee – in 2020, the continued generosity and support of local...

The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) announces that after four years, Nicky Piper will be handing over the role of Chair of the Board of Directors to Darcy DaCosta. The Bristol Warren Education Foundation is a community led organization dedicated to promoting student excellence in our public schools. Nicky has tirelessly given of her time on behalf of the Foundation, regularly engaging with...

Meet the 2020 STAR TEACHERS - as chosen by the graduating classes at each of our 6 district schools. In these unprecedented times of distance learning, online assignments, and remote teaching, we know that every single teacher in the BWRSD is a star. But these 6 amazing individuals were chosen by their students as the biggest stars this year! Please enjoy these interviews with our 2020 Star Teachers,...
Every year, for the Annual Bee, we work with First Priority Media to bring you a short movie that highlights just a few of that year's grants-in-action. Please enjoy, and continue to support our sponsors. Thank you for YOUR support. None of this would be possible without you.

Ticket and sponsorship sales are LIVE for the 12th Annual Bee, "Bee Amazed" presented by Medical Associates of RI (MARI) and the Bristol Warren Education Foundation! The Bee will take place at 5:30 pm on Saturday, March 7th, 2020 at Roger Williams University's Field House.


This event would not be possible without the support of our amazing sponsors. If you would like to partner with us, and sponsor this event, please click here.


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None of what we do would be possible without you, the community, and our sponsors. As a community, we strongly urge you to support our sponsors, happy in the knowledge that you all share a passion for educational excellence in the Bristol Warren Public Schools.