Redwood City Education Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1983 by concerned parents and community members in the wake of drastic Prop 13 cuts. Today, our organization strives to keep pace with a vastly different economic climate and has sharpened our mission to improve underserved students' early academic performance.
We believe all children can discover their passion, define their future, and change the world.
RCEF's mission is to improve the academic performance of underserved students.
RCEF aspires to achieve funding equity in our schools so every student has the same resources and opportunities to thrive. Our funds help close the gap between the resources our district receives and the true cost of educating our students.
RCEF proudly serves students and teachers of the Redwood City School District, our community partners, and our generous donors.
The Redwood City School District serves a diverse population that includes:
GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency
The GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency places Redwood City Education Foundation in the top 0.5% of nonprofits for providing information about its work. This seal reflects our commitment to share our story, tell our community how we operate and how we plan to use funds that are donated. One of our goals is to be as transparent as possible about our operations, costs, needs, and how we'd like to grow in the future.