PV Schools Education Foundation


Thanks to your generous donations we were able to provide gift cards to each of our 45 schools as give-aways to our dedicated teachers and staff. In addition, grand prizes were awarded in a district-wide random drawing. Congratulations to all our 2021 winners!

We Support, Enrich, and Empower Students and Educators in PV Schools.

PV Schools Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that raises funds to support the Paradise Valley Unified School District’s mission “to cultivate world-class thinkers.“ Through our philanthropic and community-wide efforts, we provide critical assistance for programs and educational opportunities to benefit students and educators throughout the district.


  • We support teaching and learning by collaborating with our generous donors to fund valuable programs and initiatives.


  • We enrich the educational experience for our students by increasing opportunities for innovative and project-based learning.


  • We empower students by providing financial assistance that addresses issues of equity to help them reach their potential.

PSAT testing

Field trip assistance

Academic Enrichment

Teacher Mini-Grants

Through collaboration with our generous donors, board of directors, and the PV Schools community, the Foundation provides financial support for a variety of programs and educational opportunities each year to benefit PVSchools’ students.

Recent Funding Highlights

  • Educational field trips for PVSchools’ 19 Title I schools
  • District-wide teacher mini-grants for project-based learning
  • PSAT testing for PVSchools’ 2500+ sophomores
  • Out-of-school time educational enrichment and academic intervention opportunities for high-need students in  Title I schools
  • District-wide employee appreciation drive-through event
  • James P. Lee Equity Fund academic enrichment initiatives
  • Hospitality for Business Advisory Council,  and Minority Student Achievement Network Middle School Equity event
  • Door prizes for annual new certificated employee event
  • District-wide employee retirement and service recognition event
  • End of the year activities for graduating seniors
  • Support for the Volunteer In Paradise program

Past Foundation-assisted Programs and Initiatives

  • Future for Kids – Discover Your Future program
  • CREST (The Center for Research in Engineering, Science, and Technology) – a specialty program offered at Paradise Valley High School
  • College Scholarships
  • Accelerated Reader programs
  • District Spelling Bee
  • John A. Kriekard Hands On Science Center
  • AVID
  • First Tee Golf programs
  • Tutoring & Academic Bowl program
  • Digital library titles
  • High School Career & Counseling Centers

Teacher Mini-Grant Applications Now Being Accepted!

We offer Teacher Mini-Grants for project-based learning in PVUSD. The Mini-grant application for the 2020-21 school year is NOW OPEN!

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."

- Benjamin Franklin


Instantly and securely make a one-time or recurring donation


Please make checks payable to: PV Schools Education Foundation and mail to:

PV Schools Education Foundation
PO Box 22252
Phoenix, AZ 85028


Payroll Deduction for PVSchools Employees- Complete a simple authorization form and send directly to Payroll (DAC) via interoffice mail.


We welcome new, unused items or gift cards for raffle prizes (golf tournament, retirement reception, professional development incentives).


Please feel free to contact us at (602) 346-8373, if you have questions or would like assistance with your donation.


(602) 346-8373


3241 E Shea Blvd, Ste 1 #420
Phoenix AZ 85028


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