The Upper Darby Arts and Education Foundation

Enhancing education and the arts

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Educational Improvement Tax Credit

The Upper Darby Arts & Education Foundation is proud to announce that the technology initiative promoting 100% literacy in kindergarten through third grade classrooms as well as the MusicMan Camp have been accepted by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development as eligible for EITC funding! This mean EITC eligible businesses can now receive tax credits for making financial contributions to these programs along with 5 other UDAEF supported programs:

Artist in Residence, Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement Courses, Engineering Program and Robotics.


For more information on Educational Improvement Tax Credit, please click here.

News & Events

Upper Darby Horticulture Students Win 2nd Prize at Philadelphia Flower Show

Congratulations to Upper Darby High School Horticulture students and their teacher, William Hensil, on taking 2nd place in the Window Boxes and Lamp Posts category at the Philadelphia Flower Show!


Delco Daily Times features UDAEF Literacy Initiative

The Foundation's goal is to have 100% of first graders reading. All elementary schools will be equipped with wireless capability and the 140 classrooms for grades kindergarten through second will have interactive projectors and whiteboards. The first appeal will solicit $265,000 in donations from the 65,000 alumni.


Philadelphia Inquirer highlights Upper Darby High School program!

The Philadelphia Inquirer highlights the ELL program at Upper Darby High School!


Join Upper Darby’s Passion for the Arts

Looking for a way to contribute to the Upper Darby Arts & Education Foundation? COME JOIN US!

We are looking for more volunteers to become apart of our Gala committee, the March for 100 dinners event and many more opportunities. For more information please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


$8,500 raised in Jim Croce Tribute Concert

Tribute Concert in honor of Jim Croce and his musical partner Maury Muehleisen proved to be huge success and raised $8, 500 for a scholarship in Croce's name as part of the Upper Darby Arts and Education Foundation. More

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