Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Announces 2018 Forman Scholars, Allocates $64,000 in Acorn Fund College Savings to Salem City’s Class of 2018

The Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation is thrilled to announce that it has allocated $64,000 to distribute from the Acorn Fund college savings accounts of 45 students graduating in the class of 2018.

Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Announces New Graduation Bonus for Acorn Fund Account Holders

New this year, the Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation is thrilled to introduce Graduation Bonuses of up to $1,000 to eligible Acorn Fund account holders.

Get Ready for this Year’s Salem City Block Party!

The annual Salem City Block Party returns Friday, June 8, to provide the Salem community with four hours of fun, free rides, and activities right down Market Street.

Forman Scholar Wins Delaware Entrepreneurship Competition

In April, Starrchild Jackson, a future Forman Scholar attending American University this fall, won the Junior Achievement of Delaware’s first Barracuda Bowl Regional Competition for his company Snappy Solutions.

Acorn Fund Distributions Available for 2018 Summer Semester – Apply by May 1

Acorn Fund account-holders: Request your distribution now and you'll receive your money by May 15!

City of Salem Honors Forman S. Acton with Proclamation

In February, City of Salem Mayor Charles Washington, Jr., celebrated our Foundation's namesake, Dr. Forman S. Acton, with a special proclamation honoring his legacy on the four-year anniversary of his passing.

New Changes to Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Scholarships Expands Eligibility to Additional Salem City Students

Those familiar with the Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation know that students selected as Forman Scholars are eligible to receive up to $40,000 during their undergraduate college years.

Introducing Our New Social Media Manager – Oluwatomiwa “Tomi” Kosko

Meet our new social media manager, Oluwatomiwa “Tomi” Kosko—a social media expert, communications Master's student, and former Division I soccer player.

Free College Experience Available for All High School Students in Salem City! Apply by April 30th

Coming this July, high school students in Salem City will have an incredible opportunity to experience college life, earn college credit and get valuable advice on finding a job after college.

View Our 2017 Annual Report!

Read about all our work this past year to empower Salem's youth.