Nights of 100 Dinners

For its biggest annual fundraiser, Achieve seeks hosts from the local community to hold parties in March. To volunteer or learn more, click here.

And everyone in the community is invited to help us kick off the month-long celebration at Mardi Gras in SOMA 2020!

Private Funds for Public Education

Achieve raises funds to promote exemplary public education for all students and educators in our community. Special thanks to members of our Honor Roll and local business sponsors who provide year-read sustaining support for our programs.

Mission Statement

The Achieve Foundation of South Orange & Maplewood raises funds to promote exemplary public education for all students and educators in our community. Achieve is a registered, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Many community volunteers join together to pursue its mission by organizing events and campaigns and by seeking corporate and institutional grants.   Achieve’s funds are distributed exclusively to educators in the ten schools of the School District of South Orange and Maplewood for classroom grants, volunteer tutors, professional development, innovative pilot programs and much more to enrich the learning experience at all grade levels.

Our Objectives

  • Support educational excellence and innovation.
  • Foster equal educational opportunities for all children.
  • Advance best teaching practices.
  • Encourage parent and community participation in our schools.
  • Improve facilities to further school pride.

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