Welcome to the Mountain View Educational Foundation (MVEF), funding programs for every school, every student.

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Mountain View Educational Foundation Announces New Executive Director

The Mountain View Educational Foundation (MVEF), a nonprofit founded to enhance the educational experience of all students in the Mountain View Whisman School District, has named Melissa Moynahan as its new executive director. Melissa will drive the organization’s strategy and fundraising efforts and lead the volunteer board. She succeeds outgoing executive director, Alison Barnsley. Read more here

Board Member Greg Fowler honored for his service to MVEF 

On Friday, April 22, MVEF board member Greg Fowler was one of 12 outstanding volunteers recognized by the Junior League of San Jose. Greg has served on the MVEF board for ten years, working to ensure all students in our district have access to high-quality programs.  His service is an inspiration to his fellow board members! 


MVEF Announces a Successful Fundraising Year

At the MVEF Gala and Auction on March 19, MVEF President Adrienne Heiskanen announced that MVEF has exceeded our fundraising goal for 2015-16. On behalf of all district students, MVEF thanks the many families and community members who have supported MVEF this year, and especially  the Google Community Grants Fund of Tides Foundation for their generous grant. In addition to our previously budgeted support (totaling $691,000) for arts, music, hands-on science, leadership and garden programs, as well as middle school electives and sports, the Foundation is providing an additional $50,000 for musical instruments and $50,000 for school libraries. Ms. Heiskanen presented Superintendent Dr. Ayindé Rudolph with a ceremonial check for $791,000. 


MVEF Donation Graph 2016-17 Goal of $750,000

Events & Announcements

MVEF will be around the community in August. Keep in touch till then through social media.



Thanks to our 2015-16 
corporate donors !

Our Mission

The Mountain View Educational Foundation works collaboratively with the community to raise funds for essential programs with a goal of ensuring a well-rounded education for all Mountain View Whisman School District students.

Mailing Address

Mountain View Educational Foundation

P.O. Box 391557

Mountain View, CA 94039-1557

Tel: (650) 526-3500 x1030

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MVEF is a 501(c)3 public benefit charity, Federal Tax ID #77-0006770.