photo by Barbara Reid

The East Palo Alto Kids Foundation (EPAK) is a community-based, all-volunteer organization whose mission is to promote educational opportunities and academic success for students in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park by providing educator micro grants directly to teachers in the classroom.

Silicon Valley Gives – May 5, 2015

This 24-hour event raises awareness for online giving and local nonprofits, and helps EPAK spread the word about our organization. Schedule your donation now and help us take advantage of a matching grant.

*New Donor Challenge*
A challenge to our current and past EPAK donors and volunteers. Share your EPAK story with everyone you know. Use Facebook, Twitter and email to let your friends and family know why you support EPAK. We have received a challenge grant from a generous donor that will match each donation from new-to-EPAK donors who give through on May 5. Help us spread the word and engage new donors! Keep updated and continue to “like” us on Facebook.


Spring 2015 Newsletter
Annual Report 2013-14
EPAK’s 20th Anniversary Video

EPAK is proud to celebrate 20 years of service to the students and teachers of East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park. Click on this video link to hear how EPAK got started and the values that have guided our work and allowed us to be successful for 20 years. Our all-volunteer board has read over 5,000 grant applications and awarded more than $2 million dollars to dedicated teachers, thanks to the continuing support of our donors.

EPAK featured in recent Palo Alto Online article and video
See and hear about the impact EPAK has made on teachers and students at the East Palo Alto Charter School.