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The San Carlos Educational Foundation (SCEF) is a parent-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which raises money to support the San Carlos public schools.

Thanks to parents, business and community support, we are proud to be able to contribute to programs that ensure a well-rounded education for all students.

Here at Arroyo, SCEF raises money to support vital programs and staffing including:

  • Provide regular PE lessons for optimal physical fitness
  • Have full-time library staff
  • Provide music lessons through Music for Minors for 4th Grade and band lessons with Ms. Kristin Kunzelman for 5th grade
  • Have on site school counselors for the social and emotional wellbeing of all our students


This year our goal is $2.5 million!  How can you help?


Donate to our Annual Fund
The largest share of our grant to the school district comes from our Annual Fund. We ask that each family give a gift of $1,200 per child to the Annual Fund to ensure that our quality programs can continue. You can make a one-time donation or take advantage of our monthly payment plan. We also encourage stock gifts and take cash and credit card payments. All donations are tax deductible.


Employee Match Programs
Many generous companies across the Bay Area match employees charitable giving. Please check with your HR department if your company does. It is free money to support our schools and our kids!


Attend Events
SCEF sponsors many fun and exciting events throughout the year. Attend as many as you can! Events include Day at the Giants, our annual Gala, dinner at TOWN, and our family-friendly Devil’s Canyon celebration.


Participate in the Online Auction
Many items that you have previously been able to bid on only at the Gala will now be available for online bidding. Bid high and now from home!


Please visit for more information and consider making a donation today!