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Shark Fund Contact Information

Tax ID #: 94-3390401


2200 Holbrook Drive

Danville, CA 94506

(925) 855-2800

2019-2020 Meeting Dates Agendas & Minutes

 August 21st

September 18th

October 23rd

November 20th

January 22nd

February 19th

March 18th

April 15th

May 20th

All meetings are on Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8:00pm in the Library unless otherwise noted.

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About Shark Fund

Thank you for your interest in Shark Fund! Shark Fund is a 100% parent funded, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing each student with programs that enhance the quality of education they receive at Sycamore. Shark Fund donations consist of parent donations, corporate matches, business givebacks, and auction funds raised in partnership with PTA that help support over $300,000 in critical staff, programs and resources every year.

2019-2020 Shark Fund Newsletter

Corporate Match Donate Today!


Shark Fund invests in the following programs:

  • Trained Paraeducators in every classroom (7-8 hours/week, supporting K-5th grade classes working with students individually and in small groups)
  • Teacher on Special Assignment, supporting principal and teachers with curriculum development, enrichment programs, standardized testing, and more
  • 75% of the Librarian's salary, enabling weekly classroom visits for all students
  • Reading Intervention for grades K-5
  • Progressive technology program supporting 21st Century teaching and learning
  • Physical Education class for Kindergartners (twice per week, to enable small group instruction)
  • Staff Training and Professional Development (teacher release time)
  • Supplemental Office Hours to support Sycamore's community (medical, attendance, clerical, communications)
  • Rainbow Room to provide social development support for K-3 students

These programs are possible thanks to generous donations from parents and volunteers. Sycamore has been recognized as a California Distinguished & Gold Ribbon school, and your support ensures your students stay on top. Thank you again for your support!

Thank You For Supporting Shark Fund!

Thank you for making a difference in your child's education by donating today! Each and every donation makes a difference and Together We Are Shark Fund!


To provide resources to maximize the educational experiences of each and every student at Sycamore Valley Elementary School.

Auction 2020

Sycamore Valley 2020 Auction

"Blended to Perfection"

Your business will benefit from marketing exposure to our 450+ Danville families and their extended networks. With a donation, your business will receive the following recognition: • Auction Website – business listing and website link (for all donations) • Auction Sponsor Page – your company logo and website link will be prominently featured on our “Thank You Sponsors” webpage, and communicated to our parent community through our school newsletter (for donations valued at $250+) • Auction Signage – your company logo will be featured on our “Thank You Sponsors” banner displayed on campus during the online auction (for donations valued at $500+)

Click here for the 

2020 Auction Donor Agreement & Commitment Form


Kid's Country Childcare Auction Flyer

Kid's Country Waiver for Childcare during Auction

Support Shark Fund

Click above to Donate

Shark Fund's suggested donation is $400 per student for the 2018-2019 school year to support ongoing programs.

This voluntary donation is one   of the lowest in the district and is due to the high participation rate of Sycamore families who contribute to Shark Fund each year. 

2019-2020 Shark Fund Board Members

President                                Jim McConihe

Vice President                          Lisa Wirth

Secretary                             Matt Hoffman

Treasurer                         Mason Eves

Financial Secretary                Dana Claffey

Auditor                               Vivian Hu

 Registration / Future Fund    Lauren Ghio

Corporate Match                 Jeff Aitken

Grants Lead                                Stacie Overbaugh

Business Development            Chandini Mahadeo

Publicity/Communications Christine Hoffman

Events Lead                                 Katerina McCormick

Live Auction Chair                    Katerina McCmormic  

Live Auction Lead                       Joelle Baldwin 

Principal                                       Sylvie Bullard

PTA Representative         Juliet Holoulos

Site Council Representative Jennifer McMahon

Faculty Representative          

Stephanie Polyzos


Grade Level Liaisons:

TK/Kindert - Dana Claffey
1st - Leslie Hoffman                  1st - 
Cindy Watkin
2nd - Adroana Klas
3rd - Lauren Ghio
4th - 
 Aline Boghossian
5th - Lisa Gross


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Sycamore Valley Shark Fund is an affiliate of the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation