San Rafael Public Education Foundation

Elevating education
every student


Welcome our Business Partners 2013-14

We are grateful to our business partners for investing in our kids’ education. Without their support many of our programs would not be possible.

Click here to learn more about our business partners

$5,000+ Platinum Level

Bank of Marin


The Dutra Group

Wells Fargo Bank

Click here for a full list

Media Sponsors:

Local Music Vibe

Shop for Kids

Although we really encourage you to support our local business sponsors, if you ever need to shop on-line, here is an option:

HeadsUp receive 4% to 15% through this link while shopping at and its business partners.

Click on “Signup”
Select “Group Name” and enter “HeadsUp” or type in our group ID number: 500017409
Register your Safeway card, credit cards and debit cards. It's free!

Shopping on-line at Shutterfly? Gap? Apple? PotteryBarn? Crate & Barrel? and many more...
sign up at iCause and a % of your purchase will come to us and it's free!

Thank you for taking this quick easy step to help support our schools in San Rafael.

Rockin’Run is here!

SPONSOR A STUDENT! Click on Donate Now and fill out the online form to sponsor a student at any of our participating schools as they run laps for our school music programs.

See us Run!
March 23 Sun Valley
March 24 Glenwood
March 25 Laurel Dell
March 26 Coleman
March 30 Venetia Valley
April 1 Short
April 2 Bahia Vista
April 3 San Pedro

More information about Rockin'Run coming soon (requires flash animation)

Check out photos from our 4,000 students running in 2014
here. These kids are our heros!

Events Calendar 2014/15

Shop Local for Schools
December 1-15

Book Passage Luncheon
December 12

Run for Reading
March 23 – Friday, April 3, 2015

Pacifics Community Night
June 3, 2015

Summerfest Carnival
September 26, 2015

Summerfest raised over $80,000!

Wow! What a Day!

We raised over $80,000!

Visit this link for 2014 pictures
Click here for cool pictures

Schools Rule Marin

HeadsUp is part of Schools Rule Marin, a coalition of all Public Education Foundations in Marin County.

HeadsUp’s Vision:

“Uniting our San Rafael community to elevate the public education experience for every child through vital programs that inspire confidence, competence, and creativity.”

Bahia Vista • Coleman • Davidson • Glenwood • Laurel Dell • San Pedro • Short • Sun Valley • Venetia Valley • Madrone • San Rafael HS • Terra Linda HS


Our new Rockin’Run is here!

Help us bring the magic of music to every child in San Rafael City Schools.

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Donate, volunteer and learn more
More information coming soon!


Summerfest 2014 a great success!

Thank you, San Rafael!

More information about Summerfest here


The first HeadsUp Foundation crowd funding campaign was a huge success!

HeadsUp was able to raise over $7,000 to give the Davidson Marching Band the uniforms they deserve!
Thank you very much for your support!

Davidson Middle School Band Uniforms

Click the link above to hear the kids tell their story!



Each and every one of you can make a difference in our children’s future here in San Rafael. Whether you’re a parent, a business owner or community member please join us in helping provide an enhanced and equitable education for all 7,000 K-12 children who attend 12 San Rafael City Schools.

Investing in our children’s education is one of the most important investments for the future you can make — as a parent, as a community member, as a business.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of education in our public schools by funding vital programs and services for all children, kindergarten through high school.