Foundation building blocks
California Consortium of Education Foundations: This statewide nonprofit is dedicated to aiding the establishment, maintenance and effectiveness of independent public school education foundations and counts more than 600 grassroots organizations as members.
The TEACh Foundation (The Endowment for the Advancement of Children): TEACh is a great example of an independent, nonprofit foundation that operates as an endowment; it benefits the children of the San Luis Coastal Unified School District.
The Peninsula Education Foundation: Another great example, this Southern California foundation’s mission since 1979 has been to raise funds to supplement reduced state funding for education.
The School Finance Exploration Project and Learn More California: Read about CSBA’s pioneering outreach efforts to increase California’s investment in K-12 public schools.