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Who is AEF?

The Alameda Education Foundation is made up of people like you who support educational opportunities, innovation and equity for Alameda public school K-12 students.


Click on one of the blue buttons below to register for the appropriate class or program.
Fall 2016 After School Enrichment registration begins August 25th, 9:30 AM. Click here for a list of current class schedules and information. To register, please click the blue Enrichment button below.
Middle School Volleyball: If you have received a letter from your coach to register, please click the blue Sports button below or for more information click here. Note: the fee is $75.
Alameda Education Foundation
501(c)(3) non-profit
Tax ID #94-2867769
P.O. Box 1363, Alameda 94501
Tel. 510.337.7189
Fax. 510.748.4706

Equipped 4 Success


South Shore Center     Major sponsor of      Summer Beats Concerts

Help Alameda students start off the school year ‘Equipped 4 Success’ with new backpacks and school supplies! Your contribution supports homeless, formerly homeless and low-income Kindergarten – 12th grade students with the materials they need to be ready to learn on the first day of school.

  1. Donate $ and let us do the shopping. Your cash donation enables us to take advantage of bulk orders and price breaks to get the most bang for the buck. Tax-deductible donations may be made by clicking the donation button below or by mailing a check to AEF (please indicate E4S in the memo line), PO Box 1363, Alameda, CA  94501.
    $100 = 10 backpacks
    $40 = a backpack + supplies for a middle or high school student
    $30 = a backpack + school supplies for an elementary student

  2. Shop online throughout our social enterprise partner,  Click here to select the items you would like to donate.  You do not need to create an account to donate.
  3. Donate backpacks and school supplies. Donate at the South Shore Concerts (see below) or at donation bins at Alameda fire stations #1, #2 or #4.  Accepted items include:
Binder paper, college ruled
Binder paper, wide ruled
Binders, 1” hard cover 3 ringClear rulers
Colored pencils
Composition Notebooks
Crayons (Crayola)
Drawing pads
Erasers, pink
Glue sticks
Highlighter pens (various colors)
Index cards
Markers, broad tip
Markers, thin tip
Notebooks, college-ruled
Notebooks, wide-ruled
Pencil Sharpeners
Pencils, #2
Pencils, colored
Pens – blue and red
Pocket Folders
Scissors, adult
Scissors, blunt
Subject dividers

RB_cellarsSouth Shore Summer Beats Concerts!

July 4, 3 – 5 PM – The Sun Kings
July 16, 5 – 7 PM – California Beach Boys
AIBCJuly 30, 5 – 7 PM – Pride and Joy
August 13, 5 – 7 PM – Pure Ecstasy

Wine and Beer Sales from these concerts benefit Equipped 4 Success!

Thank you to R & B Cellars and Alameda Island Brewing Company for their support of these concerts!

Equipped 4 Success is made possible by grants from:

Thank you to our sponsors:

Thank you to generous donations from:

Thank you to the countless individuals who donated backpacks, supplies and money!!

School supplies are distributed to low-income students served by the:

Click here to view a photo album of Equipped 4 Success 2015.

Donate $

Monetary donations enable us to purchase items at greatly discounted bulk rates, stretching your dollar maximally to help support more students. Click the “Donate” button below to make an online donation today!  Monetary donations may also be mailed to Alameda Education Foundation, P.O. Box 1363, Alameda, CA 94502. Please indicate “school supply drive.” We gladly collect monetary donations all year around so that we are always ready to Equip Students 4 Success!

Equipped 4 Success is a collaboration of the following organizations: