"Enriching, encouraging and expanding the educational experience for students of the Torrance Unified School District since 1992."

“The crucial support TUSD receives from Torrance Education Foundation is a reflection of our strong, long-standing partnership that provides exciting learning experiences and vital enrichment opportunities to Torrance students, both inside and beyond the classroom.”
– Dr. George Mannon, Superintendent, Torrance Unified School District

Chef Michael Shafer to receive James R. Armstrong Community Leadership Award from Torrance Education Foundation

Posted on Mar 31, 2016

Chef Michael Shafer to receive James R. Armstrong Community Leadership Award from Torrance Education Foundation

Iconic chef and philanthropist to be honored for generosity to education and children Torrance, CA – Torrance Education Foundation (TEF) today announced it will honor Chef Michael Shafer with the James R. Armstrong Community Leadership Award. The award, which honors a community member for extraordinary leadership in support of education and community growth, will be presented to Chef Shafer on April 30th, 2016, as a highlight of the 2016 Round Up for Education Dinner which celebrates educators and educational successes in Torrance. The 2016 Round Up for Education Dinner is open to the...

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Torrance Education Foundation Awards $25,500 in STEM Grants to Teachers

Posted on Nov 12, 2015

31 TUSD Teachers to Launch Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering Projects through annual enrichment support Torrance, CA – Torrance Education Foundation (TEF) today announced it has made $25,500 in grants for STEM related learning projects at Torrance Unified School District (TUSD) schools through its second round of STEM Initiative Grant Awards. Thirty projects in District elementary, middle and high schools will take place in the 2015-2016 Academic Year. Lead Teachers for each project have this week received the grant awards through special access accounts at Torrance Unified School...

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Why You Should Donate

When education and philanthropy meet, stronger citizens and communities will thrive.

As we look to the future and realize less funding for programs in schools and increased operations costs the Ed Foundation hopes to raise additional funding to provide students with the tools and knowledge to build new ideas and excitement for learning. Every charitable gift is important.  Whether you donate money, time or other gifting opportunities, it will play a vital role in shaping the students and community of Torrance. Click here for our current list of donations.

Who We Are

Torrance Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides resources that enrich the educational experience for the children of the Torrance Unified School District (TUSD).  Annually, TEF raises money that directly go back to the schools to fund educational programs.  Donate today.

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