The Bennett Valley Education Foundation raises funds to support and enhance the educational experiences of students of the Bennett Valley Union School District, including district-wide art and music programs.

It’s Back-to-School Time!

The Bennett Valley Education Foundation welcomes new and returning families to the Bennett Valley Union School District for the 2022/2023 school year. We sponsor a variety of arts programs for students at both Yulupa Elementary and Strawberry Elementary Schools in Santa Rosa, CA.

Ready to get involved? Make your contribution to the arts now, and/or register for beginning band or advanced band.

Latest Updates

  • Beginning Band Registration Now Open
    We’re excited to announce that we’re now able to offering our beginning band program for all students at Strawberry that are new to band! Learn more and register now. Practice begins September 6.
  • Upcoming Dine ‘n’ Donates
    No Cook Tuesdays are back! We’ve already got three great opportunities for you to support BVEF while getting out of your kitchen: August 9: Toppings September 6: Superburger (Bennett Valley location) October 4: Mountain Mike’s (Montgomery location) This isn’t it! We’ll announce additional dine-n-donate opportunities in the coming months. In all cases, a portion of… Read More »Upcoming Dine ‘n’ Donates
  • 2022/2023 Band and Chorus Info
    We’re excited to offer another year of advanced band facilitated by Sara Williams. If you have a student with previous band experience, register them for advanced band now! The first practice is scheduled for August 16. Unfortunately, we’re still working on lining up teachers for beginning band and chorus, but hope to have good news… Read More »2022/2023 Band and Chorus Info
  • Order Your Valentine’s Day Cookie Kit
    The Bennett Valley Education Foundation is once again partnering with Amanda Marie’s Pastries for a cookie fundraiser, this time for Valentine’s Day! A portion of proceeds from every sale will be donated to help fun art, music, and dance programs in our district. Each Valentine’s Day Cookie Kit includes 12 butter shortbread cookies (in great… Read More »Order Your Valentine’s Day Cookie Kit
  • The“Display My Art” fundraiser is a great way to support BVEF!
    Turn your child’s artwork into mugs, potholders, t-shirts and a variety of other keepsakes all while supporting BVEF and art in Bennett Valley schools at the same time! BVEF is working with Display My Art to turn your child’s artwork into all sorts of items that make great gifts for holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions.

We Need Your Support!

Your generous donations provide art docent programs, band, chorus, dance, and direct art instruction to students at Yulupa and Strawberry Schools. Thank you for helping our children thrive through art, dance, and music! The suggested donation is $100 per child or $175 per family, but any gift helps!

Our goal is 100% family participation. Help us get there!


Thanks to our VOTA sponsors

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