We would love to raise $250,000 We have raised $130,000


Community Donor

Help us reach this years goal of $250,000. We are solely volunteer and all money raised goes directly back to the students and our schools.



Mail-a-thon is our major fundraising event that reaches out to the families in our community. We would like to thank all of the donors who contribute at the walk-through registration days at the schools. If you miss the tables at the registration days, you have the opportunity to donate when flyers are mailed out to Martinez families in September. Mail in the form or donate anytime using this button.


Business Partnerships

Business partnerships with MEF allows you to demonstrate your commit to our children’s education and our community. Go to Business Partnership page.



School Staff Appreciation

A great way to say Thank You to your child’s favorite teacher or staff at their school.  Donate to MEF on behalf of a special staff member …

MEF Legacy/ Endowment Fund

The purpose of the Legacy Fund is to establish an endowment fund that benefits the students of the Martinez public schools for present and future generations. The Legacy Fund is financed by annual contributions from MEF and gifts from Probate Estates and/or Living Trusts. The current balance of the Legacy Fund is over $500,000. If you would be willing to remember the Legacy Fund in your Will or Living Trust, please contact Larry Lippow at 925-335-5122 for further details. To donate to the legacy fund or In Memory of someone, please send a check or donate anytime online.


Planned Giving

With a planned gift to the Martinez Education Foundation, you can combine your desire to give to charity with your overall financial, tax, and estate planning goals. Your planned gift gives you a special connection with the Foundation. You will help our children—for now and for years to come. Please contact Larry Lippow at 925-335-5122 for further details.




3 Ways to Earn $$ for MEF:

  • You can register any one or all of your existing grocery shopper cards including LUCKY YOU cards, and/or debit and credit cards. When you use registered cards and shop at participating merchants, a portion of your purchases are automatically donated to MEF.
  • Online Mall – Shop at the hundreds of favorite brand name stores and MEF earns while you do online shopping.
  • Dining by Rewards Network – Contribute up to 5% of your entire bill to MEF when dining at any of the thousands of participating restaurants across the country.

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Other – Nob Hill, Amazon, Sports Basement

Do you shop at Nob Hill ? Are you earning points on your SOMETHING EXTRA account?  You can also earn $$ for MEF by choosing Martinez Education Foundation through their EXTRA CREDIT scrip program. They have a double rewards system for you and your choice of organization. Check out their website at

Do you shop online at Amazon?  They have a rewards program AmazonSmile, that will donate 0.5% of purchases to an organization of your choice.  Shop at AmazonSmile (same items as Amazon) and choose Martinez Education Foundation as the recipient of the donations.

Do you shop at Sports Basement in Walnut Creek? We are part of their Basementeers Give Back Program. You can join Basementeers for free, then select Martinez Education Foundation as the organization. You will save 10% on your purchases and Sports Basement donates money to MEF. Sign up on their website Sports Basement Basementeers.