Petaluma Educational Foundation (PEF), a privately funded, nonprofit organization whose primary goal is to raise money in the community to benefit education. As of the end of the 2021-2022 academic year, thanks to the generosity and vision of our supporters, PEF has awarded a cumulative total of $8,410,577 to students and schools in the Petaluma area through PEF Impact Grants and PEF Scholarships since the programs were first launched!

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Please visit our application portal at for the most current list of PEF Scholarship Funds available to students.

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PEF believes it is our responsibility to observe and evaluate each awarded grant as an ongoing process throughout the academic year. We work with our school partners to ensure the awarded grants are implemented as described in the application and record the outcomes to demonstrate the ongoing impact.

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