The Fundraising Office

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The Fundraising Office (FO)

What:
A professional office that is responsible for coordinating and tracking all of the fundraising efforts for the Piedmont schools. The staff manages the donor database, the Student Directory, coordinates the various fundraising campaigns, mailers, parties, brochures – and helps the armies of volunteers signed on for duty.

Why:
This unified “nerve” center for Piedmont’s fundraising ensures that we operate like a well-oiled machine, don’t step on each other’s toes – and is the reason why we responsibly raise a total of $2.4 million (nearly 7% of our total school funding) that goes to the schools every year.

Who:
Julia Burke, Beth Porter and Patty Dunlap

How:
The FO is jointly supported by the PEF and APCP and managed by the Joint Operating Committee comprised of APCP and PEF members.

Where:
The Veterans Hall
401 Highland Ave.
Piedmont, CA 94611

Phone: 510-653-1816
Email: helpingpiedmontschools@gmail.com
Hours: MWF 9:30am-3pm (Closed on school holidays during the school year. Please call or email before dropping by during the summer break to make sure someone will be there to help you.)

If you are a participating PEF rep, Parent Club or one of the school Support Clubs (PAINTS, CHIME, etc.), you are covered under the PUSD Insurance Policy and are expected to heed the following protocol:

Mission and Goals:
To host prosperous, community-building events that use volunteers efficiently and effectively:

  • Increase revenues
  • Increase efficiency
  • Promote community-building
  • Decrease volunteer hours
  • Have fun!

Student Directory

Event Calendar

Calendar & Scheduling a Fundraiser:
Our schools rely on the generosity and of the community, and our events and functions are thoughtful, coordinated and well-timed. To schedule a fundraiser or to discuss your event, please contact:

The Student Directory:
Update your directory listing

Membership Drives & Registration:
The FO manages all APCP and Support Clubs’ on-line membership drives in order to coordinate with the District’s on-line and walk-through school registration in August. All school-related 501c3 organizations maintain a registration page with the help of the FO, collect membership data and raise 90% of their membership dues in August and early September. To discuss your group’s registration and membership drive, please contact Patty Dunlap at helpingpiedmontschools@gmail.com.

Julia Burke, Patty Dunlap and Beth Porter

Julia Burke, Patty Dunlap and Beth Porter