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 2018-19.

Thank you, donors!

Through the generosity of our donors, we funded 137 scholarships, 18 honorariums and 14 internships in 2018-2019, distributing over $500,00 in scholarships.

 Anonymous Los Altos Community Foundation
Gail and Bruce ChizenWallace Mersereau
Google LLCSusie and Neal Mielke
Dawn and Gary GuthartShortino Foundation
Marguerite and Karl HansenJackie and Ben Sigua
Heising-Simons FoundationJim Strand
Cathy and Dick LampmanSusan and Jim Strawbridge
LinkedIn CorporationGinny and Rich Strock
Intrepid Philanthropy Foundation
(recommended by Steve Hope)
Betsy Templeton
Dee GibsonLiz Price
Sue and Ken GreathouseJanet Tornow and Tom Rogers
Dede and Michael HuffmanLiz and Dave Rome
Cindy and Ron OlanderSkoll Foundation (recommended by Kirk Hanson)
Cindy and Paul AndersonCindy Labuda
AnonymousTimothy Landhuis
Lisa and David AuerbachCandace and Douglas Lublin
Tim AyresGeri and Scott Macomber
Deborah and Paul BakerAmy and Rick Magnuson
Risa and Mike BiggarBill Mason
Carrie and Peter CastroJanet Gilmore and Geoff McCavitt
Holly and Andy CohenCindy and Milton McColl
Viviane Wildmann and Daniel CohenD’Anne and Bruce McFarlane
Elayne and Philip DauberAnne and Michael Milliken
Shelley Doran and Woody DeMayoKris and Ken Moore
Meri-Beth Bird and Mark DzwonczykNancy and Brian NeSmith
Nan and Chuck GeschkeValerie and John Poggi
Margaret and Ben GongKathy and John Radford
Gita and Prabandham GopalBelle Haven Realty
Julie and Barry GrovesGalen Rosenberg
Judy HannemannJulie and Simon Roy
Janet and Sam HardingKathleen and Mark Santora
Jennifer HawksLekha and Raman Srinivasan
Lalia and Hamilton HelmerMike Stanley
Nancy and Jerre HitzValori Stitt
Claire and Paul HubelDale and  Tritschler
Margaret and Jim JimenezReynette Au and Jeanine Valadez
Becky Bacon and Jude KirikCathy and Gary Walz
Jill and Richard KleinCynthia and Mark Weeks
Therese and Torben KristensenCatherine Vonnegut and Gary Winiger
Jeanne and Allen BatesBart Miaullis
Jeanne ChanJeannie and Wells Richter
George DiesSue and Dave Russell
Sheila and Philip FaillaceKim and John Sheehan
Kathy FratesDebra and Seth Strichartz
Suzanne and Scott GraeserNorelle  Tavrow
Laurel and Bob IversonRobin and Mike Teng
Sara Jenez  and Ricardo JenezJulie Cates and Fred Ware
Laura Roberts and Bob JonesAnn and Neil Wolff
Mary Takahashi and Karl Kramer 
Maryann and Bob AllooJoanne Tornow and Neil Lehrer
Patricia and Christopher BeaulieuAnn and George Limbach
Ann and Peter BjorklundIlona and Chuck Lindauer
Books Inc.Los Altos United Methodist Church
Betty BurchardRui Lu
Suzanne and Eric ButlerJoan and Wally MacDonald
Susan CalzonePatricia Bamattre-Manoukian and Pete Manoukian
Kathy and Mark CaminMercedes and Terence McCaffrey
Vicki Moore and Scott ChanKaty and Steve McCormick
Sarah ChangLinda and Mike McTeigue
Ellen and Bill ClarkBetsy Mease
Margi Gould and Ki CotterTrish and Stuart Mitchell
Jean and Andy DanverJoanne and Derek Miyahara
Claudia Hevel and Stanley DotyTom Moran
Frances and Bruce DoughertyKathleen Hall and Leslie Murdock
Vivian and Bruce EuzentLisa and Brent Paine
Robert FalconerAlice and Clifford Pence
Nancy FedermanSteve Peters
Sheri and Rich FischerKaren and Jerry Rau
Carole FloresPaul Resnick
Karen FoxJulie Steury and Peter Reynolds
Carol and David FranciscoDaniel Rich
Nancy and Steve GillVi and Dan Robertson
Harry GreenLeslie  Rogers
Gina and Brian GreenenLorelei and Larry Russell
Kate and Jeff HardingSherry and Phil Shemanski
Lu Larsen and David HausslerCaitlin Stanley
Kirsten and Kevin HayesMarilyn and Al Stratz
Pat and Gary HeddenKathy Sulaver
Diana HeinzmannChristine and Timothy Taich
Sung Choi and Erik HendriksDebbie and Ray Torok
Joan and David KarlinNomi and Fritz Trapnell
Karen and David KeeferAdrienne and Neil Tuch
Carol KoranskyFiona and Todd Walter
Barbara and Edmond KyserRandy White
Vicki and Peter LaBoskeyPeggy Franczyk and Thomas Wilson
Pam and Chris LehnerTeri Young

Thank you, corporations and foundations!

Interested in providing a grant?

Contact Sung-Eun ChoiGrants Manager

Thank you, volunteers!

MVLA Scholars is a 100% volunteer-run organization. Our 150+ 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
 
Barry AlbrechtTabitha HansonSara Perez
Cindy AndersonHeidi HarrimanSteve Peters
Paul AndersonRachel HastingsEllen Petrill
Susan ArrillagaErik HendricksGail Pinkner
Claudia BaroniMason HerseyJohn Poggi
Jeannie BatesWanny HerseyLiz Price
Karen BeckerJennie HoKathy Radford
Jill BertrandSteve HopeShobana  Raghupathy
Jon BinghamDede  HuffmanPaul Reinhart
Kristen BraggOlivia IannicelliJeannie Richter
Mark BrandemuehlLaurel IversonKim Rogers
Robin BroomViji JagannathanLiz Rome
Betty BuchardAnagha JainGalen Rosenberg
Liliana CabralSara JenezJulia Roy
Kathy  CaminBarb KeyserSue Russell
Sarah ChangKristine KimPrateek Sarkar
Sung-Eun  Choi Karl KramerKim  Sheehan
Lenore ClarkTherese KristensenTom Shou
Andy CohenChuck LandauerCaroline Small
Dan CohenDavid LeverenzAllison Smith
Holly CohenSara LevineStephanie Spaid
Jim ColtonYing LiuLekha Srinivasan
Zoe ConroyKammy LoPramod Srivasta
Ellyn CoreyRebecca LowellMike Stanley
Maribeth CoyneCandace LublinTucker Stanwood
Diyamanthi DahanayakaDoug LublinValori Stitt
Woody DeMayoDaphne LuongDebra Stout
Sally DoaneChris LuuSusan Strawbridge
Rob FalconerJim MaloneGinny Strock
Nancy FedermanJoanne  MarentRich Strock
Betsy FitchEric MarkNancy Strom
Carole FloresVictor MartindaleSundar Subbarayan
Peggy ForbesMegan  MarwedeTim  Taich
Mary FranBill MasonAlison Takata
Peggy FranczykCindy McCollMarc Tarrasch
Kathy FratesBruce McFarlaneNorelle Tavrow
Malar GanapathiappanMike McTeigueMike Teng
Craig GarberBetsy MeaseRobin Teng
Pilar GarciaNeal MielkeTrevor Thompson
Dee GibsonSusie MielkeJanet  Tornow
Nancy GillMary Fran MillerDale Tritschler
Janet GilmoreStuart MitchellJanet Vassar
Sarah  GoodDenise MontgomeryCathy  Walz
Margaret GongStephanie MoorePaula White
Gita GopalJunne MoyAnn Wolff
Scott GraeserNancy NeSmithBeth Wolff
Sue GreathouseKari NiehausNeil Wolff
Gina GreenenSarah NguyenJanine Wulfsohn
Barry GrovesManisha  PatelMarissa Ynez
Judy HannemanJennifer PenceTracy Young