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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:

  • Regular PE lessons for optimal physical fitness
  • Library staff
  • Music lessons through Music for Minors for 4th Grade and band lessons with Ms. Sarah Moulder for 5th grade
  • School counselor for the social and emotional well-being of all our students
  • Technology Devices
  • Principal Flex-Fund
  • Support for Field Trips

This year our goal is $2.8 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 $1,500 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. Donate today. 

Employee Match Programs

Many generous companies across the Bay Area match employees charitable giving. It is free money to support our schools and our kids! Visit for more details. 

Attend Events

SCEF sponsors many fun and exciting events throughout the year. Attend as many as you can! Events include San Carlos Day at the Giants, Evening at TOWN, Revel@Devil's and the annual Starlight Gala.

Participate in the Online Auction

In early February, SCEF hosts an online auction where parents can bid on outings with teachers/administrators, summer camps, parent hosted party tickets, and other items. Bid high and bid from home! 

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