Give our children the means to excel

You can make a direct impact on the future of children throughout our school district by partnering with the Simi Valley Education Foundation. Established in 1989, the Foundation has supported our schools with more than $1,000,000 in grants and scholarships.

As our community grows, so do requests for funding. Your support is critical to our being able to keep these programs going. Better schools. Every child deserves a great education. Better communities. Is there a better reason?

We depend on the generosity of our friends to continue
our work to improve student achievement by providing grants that:

  • Enrich math skills
  • Support science curriculum
  • Promote 21st century technology
  • Improve literacy
  • Expand social studies
  • Enhance social and world culture
  • Elevate the arts




Our Goal

Preserve quality education in Simi Valley by raising funds for the support of the public schools.

Provide financial support for specific materials and programs which that are designed to improve and enhance learning experiences in academics, activities, and the arts.

Promote and improve education by offering innovative and diverse opportunities for learning.

Involve community-minded businesses, families and individuals to support the Foundation’s goals. Help us give Simi Valley school students the tools they need to succeed. Simi Valley Education Foundation provides the extraordinary for teachers and students that enrich our schools and strengthen our community.

2016-2017 Board of Directors

President, Brian Ring
President-Elect, Mike James
Treasurer, Marty De Los Rios
Secretary, Michelle Scharf
Past President, Brian Miller

Current Board Members: 
Cathy Carlson, Amy Ginnever, Kim Holden, Brian Iverson, Mike James, Bob LaBelle, Leroy Leyba, Jeannie Liss, Sharon Lorkowski,Carla Lowe, Allan C. Mann, Lulu Means, Frances Michielson, Lacey Noe, Dr. Jason Peplinski, Dr. Ron Resnick, Carol Richards, Michelle Schwabe, Dawn Smollen, Kathryn Stiles, Kristin Tignac, and Kathi Van Etten.

Community Advisory Board:
Glen Becerra

Staff:
Paul Goodnough – Board CPA
Cindy Jacoby – Executive Director