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Join us for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Hayward's youth!


Our online auction, "Soar into Excellence," will be held from September 21st to 29th. By participating in this event, you'll be contributing towards equipping teachers with essential tools and resources, empowering students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and creating a vibrant learning environment for all. Your generous bids and support will help us reach more schools, classrooms, and students, providing them with equal opportunities to excel and pursue quality education. Don't miss this chance to be part of a brighter future for Hayward's children.


Mark your calendars and join online with us as we soar to new heights in education!

To donate auction items or become an auction sponsor, email Penny Bonny at

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applications window has closed. Stay tuned for 2023-2024 in the Fall!

The Hayward Education Foundation will accept applications for its 2023-2024 Classroom Projects Program starting this fall. 

Awards up to $1,000 are available to individual teachers for innovative classroom projects & activities which support, enrich, and strengthen the educational experiences of students as well as promote life-long learning. All teachers who are employed at schools in Hayward (Public, Private, Charter etc.) are eligible and encouraged to submit a classroom project for funding.  Applications as reviewed and decided upon as they come in.

The application and instructions are available ONLINE only.

For the 2022-2023 year, with the support and generosity of our Sponsors and Donors, we were able to fund 60 classroom projects, distributing $51,135 into Hayward classrooms. Click here to see the funded projects.

Thank you
to our 2022-23 sponsors

PHD Architects
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Marge and Bob
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Judy H-1
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