• Encouraging Excellence

  • Creating Opportunity

  • Building Community

Purple Pride By Railside!

It’s anticipated all year, and it’s here! Join us on November 14 at Shady’s Hometown Tavern and Event Center in Albany from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. for our annual Purple Pride by Railside event. The foundation’s main fundraiser creates grants to spur innovative teaching and learning practices and expand educational opportunities for students in the Albany Area district. Silent auction, a soup bar, drinks, live entertainment, and good company complement the evening. Don’t miss it! Get your tickets today!

A Bit About Who We Are and What We Do

Mission Statement:
The Albany Area Education Foundation (AAEF) is an independent, non-profit organization devoted to supporting the continued excellence of Albany Area Schools. Partnering with the school district and the community, the AAEF secures private, supplemental funding to support district programs, spur innovation, and expand opportunities for students and staff in the areas of academics, activities, arts, and athletics.