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Our Supporters

We are so grateful for the strong support we get from our community. The following donors, corporations, foundations and volunteers were incredibly generous with their time and/or money in 2022-23.

Thank you, donors!

Through the generosity of our donors, we funded 133 scholarships, 14 honorariums and 10 internships/supplemental scholarships in 2022-2023, distributing over $530,000 in scholarships.

Anonymous (2)Gail and Bruce Chizen
Esther John and Aart De GeusBurton and Carol Goldfield
Dawn and Gary GuthartMarguerite and Karl Hansen
Chris and Greg HobergIntrepid Family Foundation (recommended by Steve Hope)
Cathy and Dick LampmanWallace Mersereau
Cindy and Ron OlanderJim Pollart
Liz and Dave RomeLoren and Robyn Shalinsky
Jackie and Ben SiguaJim Strand
Susan and Jim StrawbridgeGinny and Rich Strock
Pamela and Edward TaftBetsy Templeton
Stephanie and Andrew TowellLos Altos Town Crier
Kitty Uhlir
Diane and Jim BordoniSandra Lee and John Chang
Holly and Andy CohenZoe Conroy
Dee GibsonMargaret and Ben Gong
Sue and Ken GreathouseDede and Michael Huffman
Candace and Douglas LublinShiva and Arman Maghbouleh
Liz Price and Jim OstrowskiJanet Tornow and Tom Rogers
Julia and Simon RoySue and Dave Russell
Scott and Allison TilleyKimberly and Chris Welborn
Anonymous (2)Paul Marcos and Barry Albrecht
Cindy and Paul AndersonTim Ayres
Deborah and Paul BakerNancy Federman and Arthur Benjamin
Risa and Mike BiggarRachel and Bryon Botsford
Ryan and Julie BromsAnjana Nagarajan-Butaney and Vikas Butaney
Kathy and Mark CaminCarrie and Peter Castro
Viviane Wildmann and Daniel CohenMeri-Beth Bird and Mark Dzwonczyk
Jennifer Pence and Adam FederCarole Flores
Jan FooKathy and Raleigh Frates
Nan GeschkeGita and Prabandham Gopal
Suzanne and Scott GraeserJulie and Barry Groves
Russ and Debbie HallJudy Hannemann
Kathryn and Kirk HansonLynne Heinrich
Lalia and Hamilton HelmerNancy and Jerre Hitz
Sara and Ricardo JenezDonald and Patricia Kassner
Adele KellmanJay Kidd
Becky Bacon and Jude KirikJill and Richard Klein
Judd and Amy KlementTherese and Torben Kristensen
Cindy LabudaSharon Lam and Steve Everett
Joanne Tornow and Neil LehrerSharon and Seth Leslie
Amy and Rick MagnusonBill Mason
Mithran and Anita MathewCindy McColl
D’Anne and Bruce McFarlaneBart Miaullis
Anne and Michael MillikenKris and Ken Moore
Anne and Peter MoranKathleen Hall and Leslie Murdock
Quyen NguyenStephanie Moore and Louis Pare
Julie Steury and Peter ReynoldsJeannie and Wells Richter
Galen RosenbergEllyn Corey and Tom Sartor
Leonard and Jessica SpeiserJen and Bill Stasior
Nancy and Tom StevensDebra and Seth Strichartz
Norelle TavrowElene Terry
Dale and Charlie TritschlerPam Baird and Greg Unangst
Reynette Au and Jeanine ValadezCathy and Gary Walz
Catherine and Gary WinigerAnn and Neil Wolff
AnonymousRobin and Mike Abrams
Ron and Katie BodkinAnke Delingat
Stephanie DowneyTeri and Joe Eyre
Kammy Lo and Kowsik GuruswamyDiana Heinzmann
Wanny and Mason HerseySamina and Asif Iqbal
Susi Merhar and Karl KaiserMary Takahashi and Karl Kramer
Ilona and Chuck LindauerPetrita and David Lipkin
Janice and Bob LisbonneJanet Gilmore and Geoff McCavitt
Brenda PakSindhu and Sangeeth Peruri
Julie and Douglass ScottKim and John Sheehan
Janet and Richard Vassar
AnonymousGerri Acers
Amy and Erik AllebestJames Apple
Kristine and Erik BardmanJeanne and Allen Bates
Patricia and Christopher BeaulieuAnn Benett
Ann and Peter BjorklundBooks Inc.
Peggy Forbes Bremond and Harry BremondSuzanne and Eric Butler
Polly CaddesGloria Carrig
Barbara ClappBill Clark
Vivien and Stephen D’AndreaJean and Andy Danver
Keren Dawson-BowmanClaudia Hevel and Stanley Doty
John Cunniff and Sarah EitzmanTamara and Stuart Fagin
Sheri and Rich FischerKaren Fox
Nancy and Steve GillAndrea and Richard Gorman
Marci HansonAmanda Hashfield
Pat and Gary HeddenDick Henning
Dalila HernandezSarah Chang and Jerry Hsia
Susan ImaiLucy Janjigian
Laura Roberts and Bob JonesKaren and David Keefer
Carol and Howard KoranskyMark and Donna Lee
Elizabeth and Mike MaciagPatricia Bamattre-Manoukian and Pete Manoukian
Joanne MarentSally Meadows and Ian Massey
Maddy and John McBirneyJoanne and Derek Miyahara
Vicki MooreKaren and Peter Moulds
Alice and Clifford PenceEllen Petrill
Chuck PierceyDaniel Rich
Duane and Anne RobertsMona and Vish Shastry
Laura SmoliarKathy Sulaver
Valerie and Steven TaglioChristine and Timothy Taich
Robin and Mike TengEmy Thurber
Nomi and Fritz TrapnellDonald Tritschler
Meghana VishvanathMarcia and Randy White
Jean Fong and Jeff WongEd Yu

Thank you, corporations and foundations!

Interested in providing a grant?

Contact Norelle TavrowGrants Manager

Thank you, volunteers!

MVLA Scholars is a 100% volunteer-run organization. Our 140+ volunteers:

  • mentor Scholars and AVID high school students
  • provide career guidance through the Career Launch team
  • select our Scholars
  • produce our website 
  • train Scholars and mentors
  • serve on our Board
Gerri AcersAmy AllebestSheila Altmann
Cindy AndersonPaul AndersonJill Bertrand
Rachel BotsfordGabriella BradleyBetty Burchard
Lindsay CarpenterBarbara CarrolMichael Cassidy
Yoosun ChaiHilda ChanJessica Chang
Sarah ChangPeter ChowDan Cohen
Holly CohenZoe ConroyMaribeth Coyne
Stephanie DauerStephanie DowneyCaroline Dupuis
Sarah EltzmanJessica EricksonLisa Estrada
Miluna FauschLinda FazioCarole Flores
Brett FordPeggy FranczykVaibhavi Gala
Michelle GalbraithDee GibsonCarol Goldfield
Margaret GongSarah GoodBarbara Goodrich
Andrea GormanMichelle GottliebSue Greathouse
Ravi HaksarKathy HansonMarci Hanson
Mason HerseyWanny HerseyJennie Ho
Steve HopeAngela HorineDede Huffman
Samina IqbalAnagha JainSara Jenez
Gulnar KawasSalman KhanVaishali Khandekar
Jay KiddHilary KingElisa Kneip
Sara Kopit-OlsonTherese KristensenSharon Lam
Jennifer LamerdinCarolyn LeBaronAnna Lee
Emily LeongChuck LindauerMike Liu
Candace LublinAlyxia MaJim Malone
Joanne MarentMegan MarwedeAnita Mathew
Gary MaxeyBruce McFarlaneMike McTeigue
Susi MerharLeslie MicetichMichael Millikan
Kathie MontgomeryCathy MooreStephanie Moore
Junne MoyAlexander MyersSue Myers
Anjana Nagarajan-ButaneyJennifer PenceEllen Petrill
Jennifer PierceyLiz PriceSonal Puri
Megan RandallNikhila RaoLia Rensin
Jeannie RichterLiz RomeYesenia Rosa
Julia RoySue RussellKanthi Sarkar
Bob SchafferJohn SchiffhauerMelissa Schill
Kim SchwarzoffJulie ScottManisha Shah
Robyn ShalinskySuresh ShanmughamManeeshi Sharma
Shuchi SharmaKim SheehanTom Shou
Sumi SinhaCaroline SmallStephanie Spaid
Susan StrawbridgeGinny StrockRich Strock
Alison TakataNorelle TavrowMonica Teicher
Kathy ThompsonJanet TornowAndrew Towell
Laura TranDale TritschlerKitty Uhlir
Janet VassarJoAnne VedatiBeth Vidakovits
Robin VroomJennifer WalshCathy Walz
Kim WellbornAnn WolffBurak Yenier
Tracey YoungJennifer YuXue-Mei Zhou