Helping students, one educator at a time!
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Founded in 1994, the purpose of the Ed Foundation is to assist in the achievement of a superior public education program by developing and managing projects that support programs that meet the changing needs of the District and its students.

The foundation consists of community members, CUSD employees, and parents who are committed to providing quality programs and resources for district students.

Since 1994, the Castaic Ed Foundation has awarded over $300,000 in grants and gifts to the educators and school sites in the Castaic Union School District!


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Peter Sharp Mini Grant

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For the 2021-2022 school year, CEF will be granting at total of $40,000 in grants. This year we will also be offering Peter Sharp Mini Grants up to $500 each for a total of $5000 in grants.


Over the past 25 years, through donations and gifts, the Castaic Education Foundation has given over $300,000 to district educators for computer equipment, library materials, outdoor play and P.E. equipment, flexible seating and materials for various clubs.

Annual Art Logo Contest

Congratulations to 4th-grader Gwen Stinson from Northlake Hills Elementary. Out of 30 art submissions, hers was selected as the winner of our 2nd Annual Art Logo Contest! Gwen was presented with a gift card to Michaels, an art supplies caddy, and a pizza dinner for her family. Her logo will be used on our materials for the 2020-2021 school year, and will be on display in the District's boardroom.

Peter Sharp Endowment

In 2017 the Ed Foundation was the recipient of a large endowment from the Peter Sharp Trust. These funds will be used to provide support to our students each year in the areas of literacy, art and science.



  • Panda Express Restaurant Night Fundraiser
    Dec 08, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
    Castaic, 31880 Castaic Rd, Castaic, CA 91384, USA
    Help support the Castaic Education Foundation! With the support of our families and community, the Castaic Education Foundation has gifted over $300,000 in grants. Every dollar raised goes directly to the teachers
  • Corn Hole Tournament
    May 14, 2022, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Wolf Creek , 25108 Rye Canyon Loop, Santa Clarita, CA 91355, USA
    Mark your calendars for May 14, 2021! Details to come!


From events to programs, volunteers work together to help support the high-quality education our students enjoy in the Castaic Union School District. Enrich their instruction today by donating your time, energy, and expertise!

28131 Livingston Avenue 

Valencia, CA 91355 




Executive Board

Chairperson - Julia Phippen

Vice Chairperson - Erin Oxhorn-Gilpin

Secretary - Jacky Vasquez

Treasurer - Sherry Winslow

Parliamentarian - Jenny Turnn 


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