There are three groups that raise funds for the school. The Educational Foundation, the PTA, and the Friends of Cherry Valley Library. Fundraisers are held, grants are written, and volunteers work tirelessly, all for the benefit of our children. Click here for a 1 page description of the 3 fundraising organizations.
Consider getting involved by volunteering or donating to the following groups:
The Educational Foundation
The Educational Foundation underwrites programs and applies for grants that enable our school to fulfill its charter. Examples include funding the entire K-8 music program, algebra-readiness, middle school electives and environmental education programs. The primary fundraisers are the Spring Fundraising Campaign and the Walk-A-Thon.
The PTA funds environmental education, mentor reading, educational assemblies, Mentor-Me Petaluma, school garden/salad bar, field trip scholarships, performing arts, teacher classroom supplies, technology, art supplies, library, P.E. supplies, beach day, and a shade structure for the playground. The primary fundraiser is the Cherry Jubilee. There are many other auxiliary fundraisersthat the PTA holds throughout the year.
The Friends of Cherry Valley Library underwrites part of the librarian’s salary, all library books, as well as supplies and technology for the school library. The primary fundraisers are the Birdies for Books Golf Tournament, Membership Fund Drive, and Book Fair(s).