Educational Support Fund

What is the Educational Support Fund (Ed Fund)?

The Foothill Educational Support Fund is the Parent Faculty Association's primary source of funds to bridge the gap between public funding and the current, true cost of the full educational experience we all want for our students at Foothill Middle School.

Every student benefits from the Foothill Educational Support Fund and 100% of your Ed Fund donation goes back into the school.  Ed Fund contributions directly support programs, personnel, materials and equipment at Foothill.  The PFA is committed to continuing this level of support, which is extremely helpful to the success of our children.

The recommended tax deductible contribution for the 2017-18 school year is $300 (a little less than $1.70 a day) per child. Contributions are accepted throughout the year on the Educational Support Fund Contribution Forms, which may be turned into the Ed Fund box in the School Office or by mail to the Foothill PFA Ed Fund, 2775 Cedro Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94598.   NOTE: all contributions are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

Your 2017-18 PFA Ed Fund contributions will help to provide:

    • Reduced math and science class sizes in all grades
    • School-wide technology upgrades
    • Lunchtime library access for students
    • Computer lab instructional assistant
    • Crossing Guards 
    • Technology support for students and faculty

Ed Fund donations in recent years have also funded new tables and chairs in classroos, startup supply costs for our 8th graders' Civil War Day experience, lunchtime seating in the Quad and Multi-Use room, emergency preparedness backpacks and class supplies, microscopes, LCD projectors and more.

100% Participation

We know every family situation is different so the goal of Ed Fund is to achieve 100% participation regardless of the dollar amount.  No amount is too small, and every dollar makes a difference for our school.  Now more than ever, during these times of budget constraints in education, we need the support of every family in order to sustain the level of excellence expected for our children.

For your convenience, donations may be made on line via PayPal or credit card.

If you prefer to make your donation in person, or by mail, the Ed Fund Donation Form can be filled out and turned into the School Office or sent to Foothill PFA, 2775 Cedro Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94598.

Corporate Matching Program

Have you turned in your matching request?  It’s not too late…..

If you made a donation at registration or the beginning of the year, your donation might be matched by your employer….

This year the Corporate Matching fund has raised $5,696 in matching funds our goal is $9,000…..

 Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Please contact your employer to fill out the necessary forms to have your donation matched. Most employers now have corporate match forms online, so no paperwork is needed. If your donation is eligible for matching, request the match from your employer and we will do the rest. The impact for your gift to the Foothill PFA may be doubled!!

 Thank you to the following companies for their continued support of education!

 Aetna, Adobe, Chevron, Wells Fargo, Kaiser, Black Rock, Clorox, McKesson, PG&E, Amex, Bank of the West, Bank of America, Charles Schwab, GAP, Macy’s Verizon, Bank of the West, Visa, Google and Salesforce

 If your employer is not listed above, they may still MATCH your donation.

 Contact me if you have questions.  Anna @