Education

A COMMUNITY OF GIVERS | $710,408 Raised | 1314 Donors

10,000 Degrees

We convert potential to degree by helping students from low-income backgrounds get to and through college. Unlike most high school and college assistance programs, our College Success Programs have no GPA requirement to join. We are also unique in helping students move from community college to a baccalaureate pathway.

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  • $4750 Donated
  • 52 Donors

Cafeteria Kids Theater

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Performing arts set the stage for children and families to develop and celebrate creativity, inclusion, and compassion. Acting students improve public speaking skills and build trust, confidence, empathy, and self-esteem. We support and nurture this expanding and affirming process through drama classes, camps, and productions. Ages 3 to college.

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  • $5890 Donated
  • 30 Donors

Community Resources for Children

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Provides children with the best possible start by empowering the adults who impact their care and education. Connects parents to quality child care, allowing them to work and support their families and ultimately help our economy recover. Coaches individuals in starting and growing thriving child care businesses.

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  • $10505 Donated
  • 76 Donors

Connolly Ranch Education Center

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We deepen children’s connection to nature through our unique farm-based educational programs. Time on our farm gives youth hands-on experiences centered around cultivating social, emotional, and ecological intelligence. Children of all ages explore and interact with our animals, garden, and wild spaces, inspiring them to be the next generation of environmental stewards.

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  • $6030 Donated
  • 67 Donors

If Given A Chance

We select high school juniors who have experienced trauma, medical challenges or the effects of poverty, and provide counseling, life skills seminars, and assistance with college or vocational entrance requirements. Throughout their undergraduate college careers, we provide scholarships and personalized mentoring to ensure their success.

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  • $11025 Donated
  • 101 Donors

Napa Valley Education Foundation

Every day, NVEF supports the work of the Napa Valley Unified School District by providing critical extra programs students need to perform their best:  music and arts, health and wellness, career preparation, and teacher innovation grants. We are the lead organization in the Napa Wellness Collaborative and its Crisis Response Project.

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  • $2915 Donated
  • 42 Donors

Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation

We support Napa Valley’s vineyard workforce through education and professional development. NVFF provides an English literacy program, advanced leadership and professional development courses, scholarships, and mentor/internship program. We elevate the backbone of our industry. Since 2011, the Foundation has provided over 2,900 hours of education, affecting more than 21,000 vineyard workers.

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  • $10500 Donated
  • 89 Donors

Napa Valley Youth Symphony

We offer life-changing musical education to 80+ Napa youth 8-18 years old, including the opportunity to play with professional guest artists, train with coaches, perform on big stages, learn the works of the classical masters, play rock-n-roll at BottleRock, and perform in the great halls of Europe.

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  • $9040 Donated
  • 56 Donors

NapaLearns

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NapaLearns is a catalyst for innovation in Napa County schools, transforming teaching practices by using technology so that all students have opportunities for success in college and career. The NapaLearns Fellows program has graduated over 170 teachers with master’s degrees in Innovative Learning, teachers who are successfully engaging their students thourgh distance learning.

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  • $3520 Donated
  • 35 Donors

Soroptimist International of Napa

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Education is the key to unlocking economic empowerment of the world’s women and girls. Soroptimist International of Napa is one of few local organizations that provides grants to women re-entering higher education or training. Through education, we offer women and girls opportunities and the power to make healthy decisions for themselves and their families.

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  • $10165 Donated
  • 70 Donors

St. Helena Preschool For All

Provide access to year-round early childhood education and parent education for under-served families in St. Helena. Scholarships enable 3- and 4-year-old children to attend local preschools before entering kindergarten, fostering their physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development, and providing an educational foundation and love of learning necessary for future success.

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  • $3115 Donated
  • 32 Donors

Teacher Resource Center of the North Bay

Our mission is to ensure that all public school students in the Napa Valley have materials needed to succeed in the classroom and beyond. This levels the playing field for all students and increases self-esteem while improving students’ learning experiences. Our efforts also reduce teachers’ out-of-pocket personal spending.

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  • $16000 Donated
  • 103 Donors