The La Mesa-Spring Valley Educational Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports our school district. The Foundation Mini-grant Program funds special projects for teachers to enhance the educational experience. The Children's Fund, administered by the Foundation, is a simple program that works. It features rapid response with almost no bureaucracy and is easily accessible through school counselors. Through employee donations, the Children's Fund makes monies available to children and families in the District for such basic needs as clothing, shoes, medication, eyeglasses, and grocery scrip.