OCD’s New Outdoor Play Hub Breaks Ground

Thanks to a generous donation by Amazon Studios, construction has begun on a beautiful outdoor space for creative learning and play for the Culver City preschoolers at the Office of Child Development’s Farragut campus. The outdoor Play Hub will include exciting features such as a mud pit, sensory path and reading garden. The Play Hub will also…

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SmartMusic Funded for the 2021-2022 School Year

CCEF is excited to announce that, in thanks to your support, SmartMusic online learning resources will be made available to all vocal and instrumental music students at Culver City Middle and High School this year.  SmartMusic allows students to practice notes and rhythms at home while getting immediate feedback. During their practice time at home, the student can…

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CCEF Donates $180,000 to Support Culver City Students

The Culver City Education Foundation has successfully raised thousands of dollars throughout 2020-2021 to support exceptional learning opportunities for over 7,000 students at every CCUSD school. On June 8, 2021, CCEF Executive Director Wendy Hamill presented a check for $180,000 to the CCUSD Board of Education.  Ms. Hamill stated, “We are extremely grateful for the generous…

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CCUSD Recognized for Excellence in Arts Education

Your donations to CCEF help to fund visual and performing arts programs at every CCUSD school. Because of CCEF’s longstanding commitment to supporting arts education for all students, we are thrilled to see the district being recognized for its excellence in providing strong arts education programming.  For the second year in a row, CCUSD received the…

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CCEF Funds Cultural Appreciation and Literacy Programs

There are designated months throughout the year to celebrate cultural diversity, such as Black History Month in February and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. However, is one month enough? Luckily, the Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) raises funds that promote cultural appreciation and literacy year-round at every school within the Culver…

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CCHS Alumnus Partners with CCEF

The challenges of distance learning has impacted many students this school year. This is especially critical at the high school level, where students who struggle academically as freshman often find it hard to recover sufficiently to reach a goal of attending a four-year university.  Through a generous gift of $15,000 from Rachel and Richard Wells,…

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CCEF Supports Environmental Sustainability Efforts

The Culver City Education Foundation has provided funding to support the cost of the district’s Sustainability Coordinator. With the help of a generous $10,000 donation from Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Sustainability Department, CCEF was able to allocate this gift along with some additional resources to help fund this position for the 2020-21 school year. Sandrine Cassidy…

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CCEF Bolsters Distance Learning with Grant

When the Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) moved to distance learning in March of 2020, over 7,000 students and teachers had to abruptly adjust, using entirely new methods of learning and instruction. It seemed with the closure of most school facilities, inevitably students would no longer have access to essential classroom supplies nor to…

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Amazon Supports CCUSD with $250,000 Donation

The Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) announces a $250,000 contribution from Amazon to support the much-needed renovation of an outdoor space for the primary campus of the Office of Child Development within the Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD). CCEF is the lead fundraising partner for CCUSD and raises funds for programs throughout the entire…

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Kids Creating at Home with Makerspace Supplies

The Culver City Education Foundation has provided funding to send Makerspace supply kits home for every student at every CCUSD elementary school. This allows our students to keep designing, creating and problem-solving while learning at home. CCEF recently received a generous $10,000 gift from an anonymous donor to help fund the cost of these 2,600…

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