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Mission: "Every child has a dream. Petaluma Educational Foundation creates community partnerships to fulfill these dreams. We believe in them. We empower them. We invest in their future."

Annual PEF Board Member Bus Tour When PEF awards grant funding, it is a privilege and responsibility we take with great pride. In order to fully understand the impact and demonstrate our ongoing support to our schools, board members board a big yellow school bus and tour local campuses to hear directly from teachers and […]

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The Petaluma Educational Foundation (PEF) is honored to manage scholarship funds for donors who provide the Foundation with clear criteria for selecting recipients. Last year, PEF proudly presented 278 students from the Class of 2021 with a total of 374 awards totaling $238,659 from 79 PEF managed scholarship funds. The total amount awarded since the […]

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Our annual PEF BASH gala will be an IN-PERSON event on Saturday, September 1​0, 202​2.  As a community we will gather to dine, dance, and celebrate all 38 local TK-12 public, private and charter schools. The event typically attracts​ up to​ ​400 guests who share a passion for supporting local education through a partnership with PEF. The night includes a formal sit-down dinner, live auction, private […]

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