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Every school, every student.  

Every parent wants a high-quality education for their children, one that goes beyond the basics to include art, music, science, electives and more. But even in a good economy, tax dollars do not fund these vital programs: schools must rely on philanthropic dollars.

MVEF is an independent nonprofit that raises money for the Mountain View Whisman School District. This year, we will support nearly $700,000 in educational programs – $100,000 more than last year.  

Why the increase? Because our students deserve more, and we can do better.

We need every family to donate so that we can not only continue to fund the art, music, hands-on science, and environmental education programs everyone expects, but also: 

  • Increase the number of art and music class sessions by 30% over last year
  • Expand art and music classes to transitional kindergarten classes
  • Expand Living Classroom garden-based lessons to two additional grades, and now offer academically-relevant classes from TK to fourth grade
  • Build on the fourth grade leadership workshops by offering advanced leadership for fifth grade students
  • Send every eighth grade student on a five-day, immersive environmental education field trip to Yosemite National Park, regardless of the student’s financial situation

As you can see on the full list of supported programs, MVEF pays for programs that benefit every student, at every school,  

Whether you can donate at the suggested donation of $500 per student, at the key donor level of $1500, or support MVEF with a donation of $25 -- please know that every dollar counts!   

Donate early for a chance to win an Apple iPad!  Everyone who donates, at any level, by Sep. 30 will be added to the raffle drawing. 


Events & Announcements

  The first MVEF Board Meeting of the  2015-16 school year will be held Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the Mountain View Whisman School District office, 750-A San Pierre Way, Mountain View.  MVEF Board meetings are open to the public.  

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Thanks to our 2014 - 2015
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
Email: contact@mvef.org

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