The Napa Valley Education Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides programs that enrich the lives of students by promoting healthy lifestyles, increasing academic performance, inspiring classroom innovation, and preparing students for success in their futures. With more than 50% of Napa County’s public school students coming from low-income underserved families, NVEF fosters community support and cultivates private funding in service of the 20,000 students and 1,000 educators in Napa County’s public school system. This includes all students and staff in Napa Valley Unified School District, St. Helena Unified School District, Calistoga Joint Unified School District, Howell Mountain Elementary School District, Pope Valley Union Elementary School District, and Napa County Office of Education. NVEF if the largest K-12 education non-profit serving students in Napa County.
Since 1997, the Music Connection has been dedicated to connecting 4th – 12th grade students with music — regardless of their ability to pay — by providing quality musical instruments, music camps, workshops, and performances for more than 6,000 students each year.