2016 Salem City Block Party Was Huge Success!

The annual Salem City Block Party is always a blast, and this year we were honored to sponsor and take part in the fun!

Great Meeting With Mayor Washington!

Read about the meeting our foundation president and vice president had with the Salem City mayor.

Acorn Fund Provides College Savings for Every Salem Child

Read about our new initiative that makes seed deposits in 529 accounts to encourage students and parents to save for college.

Philadelphia Inquirer Tells Forman's Story

Read an excerpt from the Philadelphia Inquirer's front page story on Forman Acton's life.

Forman Scholar Evelyn Campbell Becomes Newest Board Member!

Learn about Evelyn Campbell, who went from being an ambitious Forman Scholar to our Board of Trustees.

Scholarship Deadline Update and Information Sessions

Great news! We recently extended the deadline of our spring 2016 senior college scholarships, and we'll be hosting information sessions about the application process.

Acton Achievers Event on SNJ Today

SNJ Today covered our launch of the Acton Achievers initiative! View the clip here.

Acton Achievers Initiative to Improve Education Access for Salem Youth

Read the press release about our new partnership with United Way of Salem County!

Forman Remembered by Princeton President

Forman S. Acton taught at Princeton University from 1952 to 1989, and over his time there he worked with many groundbreaking computer scientists. He also taught many distinguished students,...

Laurence R. Van Meter Joins Board of Trustees

In November 2015, the foundation's Board of Trustees selected Laurence R. Van Meter to join the board. Larry has 29 years of education experience, currently serving as the Head of School at...