The Charter Foundation – Supporting Public Waldorf Education

Graphic design created by Sean McGuire, SCS parent of 2

We did it!

🎊Together, our school community rallied to build and enjoy a May Faire Festival that greeted the spring with our talents and merriment. Even better, we threw open our gates to welcome the public, showing the beauty of our school and raising over $13,500 to support SCS Facilities and Programming! Hurray for us!🎉

Sebastopol Charter School May Faire Festival Sponsors

We offer our deepest gratitude to our generous sponsors and performers who graciously donated to our event, providing beautiful offerings! Our community is strong!


Darina Drapkin, music teacher at Simply Strings, performer, and parent, shared a set of lovely ukulele songs. 

Trio Jenny, Osha, and Elijah delighted the audience with both original and familiar tunes.

Sierra, Benji, Jada and Leila, our talented SCS student performers.

Butterfly Fiddle-Hooper, globally accomplished performer, teacher, and conductor of the Sonoma Alternative Symphony for Youth(SASY), shared a captivating set on the electric violin.

Apple Tree Morris Dancers awakened Mother Earth with their beautiful Old English folk dances, songs, and instruments.


The Charter Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public nonprofit corporation. We use the funds we raise to cover the gap in expenses between what the state provides and what it costs to maintain our school’s facilities, hire high quality faculty, and implement the meaningful Waldorf programming that makes up our curriculum.

Our Mission

The Charter Foundation is the fundraising organization for Sebastopol Charter School, a Public Waldorf charter school in Sebastopol, California. Established by the school’s founders in 1998, the Foundation is charged with the mission of establishing and supporting a permanent, Public Waldorf charter school. Since that time the Charter Foundation has provided facilities for the School, bolstered teacher salaries and student programming, while also saving for the acquisition and construction of our unified school site.

The primary fundraising vehicle of the Foundation is the parent Pledge Program. The Foundation also manages varying other fundraising events throughout the year.

The Charter Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization. Federal Tax ID # 94-3314538.

2022 Accountant’s Review Available

The outside accountant’s review of the Foundation’s fiscal year 2021-2022’s financial records and management has been completed by the independent accounting firm of SetApart Financial Services and is now available for download. As with prior year’s review, the review found no issues or items of concern, and all financials were found to be in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.