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Impact in the Community: One Teacher Grant Recipient Expresses Her Appreciation

We are thrilled to have our donors renew funding for our immediate response teacher grant programs for the 2013-2014 school year. These funds provide much-needed support to areas like field trips, special education, science, math, and the arts at public … Continue reading

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PVF’s After School Grants Program Supports a Diverse Range of Engaging Outlets for Youth

Having recently wrapped up its 5th year, PVF’s After School Grants Program was as successful as ever during the 2012-2013 school year. Within a four month period in fall, we awarded 41 grants totaling $92,000. These grants, which aim to … Continue reading

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Inspiring Feedback from Arts Resource Grant Recipients

Each school year, PVF’s Arts Resource Grants are awarded to K-8 public school teachers looking to inject creativity into their classrooms. This year, more than 60 grants were given to classrooms in select Southern San Mateo and Northern Santa Clara … Continue reading

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A Warm Welcome from Lighthouse Community Charter

Each day, PVF receives thank you letters and photographs from the countless teachers and students who benefit from our teacher resource grants. These thank you notes remind us of why our immediate-response grants are so beneficial for classrooms that are … Continue reading

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PVF’s Geballe Excursion Grant Supports Fun and Learning at Children’s Fairyland

Imagine a hidden oasis in the heart of a concrete jungle just for children, where fairytales come to life. No, this is not Disneyland or some state-of-the-art facility. It is Children’s Fairyland, an Oakland landmark perched on the edge of … Continue reading

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Cultivating Change: PVF Funds a Gardening Teacher and her Outdoor Classroom through the Science Resource Grant

Ali Goldstein has always aspired to become a gardening teacher. After beginning her journey working on farms to get hands on experience as a gardener, her next stop was with Americorps, where she ran an after school program at Hoover … Continue reading

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Helping CASAs Promote a Normalcy Rarely Experienced by Foster Children

We are thrilled to share this guest post by Beth Nolan, who is the Program Director of  CASA of San Mateo County. Beth works closely with her CASA volunteers to apply for our Social Worker/CASA Resource Grant Program. “I want … Continue reading

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