Charitable Affiliations


SEF has been an integral part of the success in maintaining the standards of the Saratoga Union School District. Donations support classes in science, technology, music and art throughout the district. SEF is an independent non-profit organization bringing excellence to our schools with programs that help give every student a well-rounded education.


One of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s premier sites and 100 years old, Hakone is one of the oldest Japanese estate retreat & gardens in the Western Hemisphere. Hakone has also been on the National Register of Historic Places since 2013. 18 acres of magnificent beauty is nestled in the verdant hills of Saratoga overlooking Silicon Valley.


Social enterprise Farming Hope serves food and runs its culinary job training program at Manny’s, a civic gathering space in San Francisco. They employ adults experiencing homelessness and formerly incarcerated individuals, and empower them with a safe space to learn and earn a fair wage for their work. REDF’s grant is in partnership with The San Francisco Foundation.


Striving hard to eradicate curable blindness in India. The goal for SEF, USA is to support the service provider, SEF, India and raise funds for surgeries as well as capital funds to build super specialty eye-care hospitals across India.


Montalvo Arts Center’s mission is to engage the public in the creative process, acting as a catalyst for exploring the arts, unleashing creativity, and advancing different cultural and cross-cultural perspectives.


SHF’s mission is to stimulate public interest in Saratoga history by initiating research and collecting records, pictures, artifacts and other memorabilia related to our local history. The maintain a museum for the display and safe keeping of archival materials.


The needs of people struggling with poverty, homelessness & addiction are complex, but CityTeam San Jose is passionate about helping individuals and families in our community. Our programs offer a variety of resources to meet needs and to provide real help & hope. Helping individuals and families improve their lives mentally, physically, emotionally & spiritually.


WVCS is fighting poverty by providing critical food, housing, and support services to low income and unhoused individuals & families in the West Valley communities of Cupertino, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga & West San Jose.


We are a Dharma based organization, promoting spirituality, healthy living, celebrating our rich historical heritage and culture, celebrating our festivals, creating social enrichment, youth education opportunities and a spiritual Satsangh towards a vibrant, connected thriving engaged community.