Every Donation is Meaningful.
The MVEF fundraising goal for this year is $1,200,000. The suggested donation per student is $800*. Our district has significant socio-economic diversity -- gifts of any amount make a difference!
* scroll down for more information about suggested donations
December Challenge Grant
Starting on Giving Tuesday (November 28, 2023) and through December 2023:
Every dollar donated directly to MVEF will be matched dollar for dollar up to $43,000!
This year, your donations to MVEF provide:
More than 8,500 CSMA Art4Schools
lessons in TK-5th Grade classrooms.
Over 17,000 CSMA Music4Schools
lessons in TK-5th Grade Classrooms.
Over 500 Living Classroom lessons for TK-6th graders.
Environmental Science lessons and field trips for all 4th and 5th graders.
Additional English Language Arts teachers to reduce the average class size in grades 6-8.
Supplemental funding for Performing Arts, Music, and Athletics Teams in grades 6-8.
When we achieve our fundraising goals, we can do more for our students!
Different Ways to Give
Donate online by credit card or EFT from a bank account. Donors may also set up a recurring monthly donation, if preferred.
Mail form: it's fee-free! Print out the form and mail it with a check to "Mountain View Educational Foundation."
Donate to the MVEF Endowment: Donations to the MVEF Endowment will benefit generations of future students.
Donate Stock/Securities: Stock donations can offer tax advantages to the donor vs. cash donations.
Donate Your Car: Save time and benefit MVEF donating your car to MVEF.
Donate with Paypal Giving Fund: Use your PayPal account to donate.
Become a Key Donor
Our key donor program recognizes those who show extraordinary commitment to supporting our schools financially. If you are able, we encourage you to give more than the suggested donation. Key Donors give $2,000 or more, and corporate matches count!
Key Donor Level: $2,000 - $4,999
Key Donor Leadership Circle: $5,000 and above
Recognition in our annual report
Select invitation to a key donor reception
Premier access to gala tickets
Suggested Donation Information
Request an Employer Match
Your employer may match your donation!
Search here to see if your employer will match your donation to MVEF. Employer matching counts towards the Key Donor Level: a donation of $1,000 plus a match of $1,000 is a Key Donor level donation!
Stock donations can offer tax advantages to the donor vs. cash donations.
Click here to learn more.
The MVEF suggested individual family donation is currently $800 per student. The suggested donations by our neighboring educational foundations is listed below.
MVWSD is one of the most socioeconomically-diverse school districts in Santa Clara County. Families contribute over 70% of the total amount raised by MVEF each year -- all donation amounts are meaningful. As the total amount donated to MVEF continues to grow, we can continue to add and refine the funding priorities and programs.