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who we are

Led by parents, educators, and community members, the Mt. Diablo Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing educational enrichment programs across the 28,000-student Mt. Diablo Unified School District. While we work in close collaboration with the district and individual school sites to determine priorities, we are a separate, independent entity from the district, laser-focused on enhancing the experience of every student, no matter where they live within our serving area.

what we do

The foundation provides funding for a variety of equity-based STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programs for students, both inside and outside the classroom. We do this at every campus governed or authorized by Mt. Diablo Unified School District, impacting all students from kindergarten through high school seniors. We work closely with teachers, principals, and staff to identify enrichment opportunities that educate and inspire kids. Our partnerships with local organizations allow the foundation to tap into Bay Area talent that we bring right into the classroom.


Our programs are diverse and run the educational gamut. We brought renowned local chalk artist Mark Wagner to help all of our elementary students create beautiful, larger-than-life school mascots on the blacktops of every campus. . . all while learning about the science of color. We fund proven, supplemental science programs that are making a real difference at all of our elementary, middle, and high schools. The foundation has provided funding to support initiatives as varied as visual arts programs, student gardens, robotics programs, performing arts residencies, and biomedical science and engineering projects delivered through Project Lead the Way. And because learning need not be confined to the classroom, we’ve sponsored student science excursions to destinations such as Chabot Space and Science Center and Pigeon Point Lighthouse in Pescadero.


Board of Directors


 Working in proud partnership with Mt. Diablo Unified School District

President — Mary Gray | email  | (925) 338-0805

First Vice President - Bridget Billeter | email

Secretary — Julia Dozier | email

Treasurer — Hasmig Gregorian | email

  • Fundraising Director — Roya Brake | email

  • Marketing Director — Roya Brake | email

  • Programs Director — Matt Lovett | email

  • Volunteers Director — Rachel Del Carlo Levy | email enroll

  • Student Director — 

Director  Holly Tillman | email

Nonvoting Advisors

Dr. Adam Clark, Cherise Khaund, Linda Mayo

2023-2024 Student Advisory Committee

SAC Student Chair Saorise Feiler | email

SAC Advisor Holly Tillman| email

Board Member Application

Board Member Job Description

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Directors, appointed advisers, committee chairs and committee members shall receive no compensation other than standard, pre-approved reimbursement for routine expenses. The foundation has no employees, but may contract for services as necessary. 


This nonprofit public benefit corporation is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes and is not organized for the private gain of any person. The foundation raises funds to help pay for a variety of programs that support student learning. The foundation does not rent or sell its donor list. Legal name: Mt. Diablo Education Foundation. Nonprofit Tax ID 82-3039803. 

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