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PVF’s Mathematics Resource Program Offers Grants to Build a Stronger Foundation for the Future

Exposure to mathematical principals at an early age can help forge a path for future mathematics and scientific learning. According to a report by the National Mathematics Advisory Panel, students should reach mathematics milestones every few years in order to … Continue reading

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Opportunity Scholarships: Helping Youth Pursue Their Passions, One Activity at a Time

Youth are molded by their opportunities to learn new skills and pursue their interests, and through these experiences they gather important tools. In an effort to support this, PVF has teamed up with a San Francisco foundation to create the … Continue reading

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Encouraging the Creative Mind through Our Arts Resource Program

When a nine year old considers the Earth and nature, the idea that the Earth’s natural materials – sticks, seeds, dirt – can be used to create art does not typically come to mind. Yet a stick can make an … Continue reading

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Doctoring Education: PVF Kicks Off Its 2013 Doctors in the Classroom Program

“What do I want to be when I grow up?” This question has undoubtedly filled the minds of youth everywhere, as they excitedly contemplate how best to dedicate their lives. Of the million possibilities that are available, the thought of … Continue reading

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From Foster Care to Forever Families: Celebrating Alameda County’s 13th Annual Adoption Day

By Ashley Murphy, Program Associate The 17th of November marked National Adoption Day, a day in which families all across the country gathered in courthouses to legalize and finalize the adoption process they had so bravely trekked through. This day … Continue reading

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A Chorus of Thanks From Bay Area Teachers

This Thanksgiving, we at PVF are thankful for the generosity of our donors, who make it possible to support educational enrichment within Bay Area public schools. As a leader in grassroots philanthropy, we have streamlined the process of grantmaking by … Continue reading

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Helping Youth Help Our Planet: PVF’s Science Resource Grant Program

Imagine a random Tuesday morning spent engaging in the following activities: deploying a Van Dorn bottle to collect water samples to test their salinity, temperature, and density; releasing a 16 foot trawl net into the San Francisco bay to catch … Continue reading

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