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The Rochester Education Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising resources and offering programs to support the success of Rochester's city schoolchildren.

Our goal? To support success for students at every age. Help us give Rochester city school students the tools they need to succeed.

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The progress of the world depends almost entirely upon education -- George Eastman





The 3rd Annual Jazz It Up for REF's Spring for Music is Wed., April 26. This benefit concert supports REF's Spring for Music Opportunities Fund. For more info. and tickets, click here.


Accepting nominations now for partners of city student awards to be presented at Fall "Toast to REF-And Our Partners" event. To submit one please go to: Toast Event

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REF, 250 Mill St., Roch. NY 14614


Click here to support our programs with an online donation through Network for Good.

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