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Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Proudly Assists Students with College Deposit Payments Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

These challenging times have presented high school graduates and their families with plenty of uncertainty as universities across the country make plans for the upcoming fall semester.


Forman Scholar Tommy Hunter Looks to Share Love of Music With Future Students

Many students are involved in their high schools’ music programs, but very few students make it to performing on a national stage even before they get to college. Forman Scholar Tommy Hunter finds himself as an exception.


Forman Scholar Elinor Frank Ready to Meet New People and Take on New Challenges in College

Elinor Frank took advantage of every second of her high school experience. She stayed busy throughout her four years, filling her schedule with field hockey games, choir and band rehearsals, and student government meetings.


Forman Scholar Ayanna Chapman Encourages All Students to Become Global Citizens

When Ayanna Chapman reflects back on her college journey, she is proud of every opportunity she took to gain exposure to new cultures and communities around the world.


Forman Scholar Thomas Poliski Graduates from Georgia Tech and Begins Living His Dreams

Thomas Poliski always dreamed of working at a start-up. Today, the Forman Scholar’s dream has become a reality.


Madinah Thomas Pays it Forward as Newest Board of Trustees Member

Madinah Thomas is no stranger to the Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation. As one of the first ever Forman Scholars to participate in the program, Madinah has been an unwavering member of our community since the inception of the Foundation.


Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Makes $30,000 Grant to Community Foundation of South Jersey’s COVID-19 Response Fund

The Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation announced today a grant of $30,000 to the Community Foundation of South Jersey’s COVID-19 Response Fund.


An Update Regarding COVID-19

As our community and the entire world continue to feel the effects of COVID-19, we wanted to provide an update on what we’re...


View Our 2019 Annual Report!

This has been another very special year to watch our students chase their dreams and make them a reality. Every day we have the privilege to meet extraordinary young people from Salem, including our Forman Scholars, Acorn Fund recipients, and Youth Board members.


Acorn Fund Account Holders Thankful for College Care Packages Sent from Forman Youth Board

Earlier this winter season, student members on the Forman Youth Board brainstormed unique and meaningful ways to connect with students near and far no matter the distance. They wanted to help Acorn Fund account holders feel more at home while away at college. The result was something very special.


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