About Us

Munster Education Foundation (MEF) is a nonprofit organization that serves as a vehicle to solicit and allocate funds to enrich the programs, activities, and facilities of the School Town of Munster.

Since its inception in 1992, MEF has awarded more than $500,000 in grants to teachers, administrators, parents, and community members throughout the five School Town of Munster schools for new and innovative education experiences beyond what the current school budget can support. See this Munster Living magazine article to learn more.



The mission of the Munster Education Foundation is to support innovative and/or experiential learning in the School Town of Munster through partnerships with educators, parents, businesses, and the greater community.


Our vision is an engaged community committed to enriching educational opportunities in the School Town of Munster helping students reach their full potential.

MEF believes in ...

  • Expanding educational horizons: Advancing diverse, equitable, and inclusive educational experiences/opportunities for all Munster students.
  • Ethically stewarding our resources: Steering the organization in a transparent, accountable, and ethical way, ensuring the community’s trust.
  • Collaborating to support innovation: Creating a culture of respect that seeks inspiration from our community’s diverse strengths by being open-minded and flexible.

View our annual report.