Support our Growing Community


Your donation can help us impact the life of a student.

DFEO believes in EQUITY for all our children and their families by giving them ACCESS to programs that are AFFORDABLE and will provide an opportunity and experience for students to be successful individuals.

How your donation will directly impact the life of one student

$500 - A year worth of Music Lessons

$400 - A year of All District Band participation

$300 - A 3-Day Science Camp Trip for a 5th grader

$250 - A year worth of Dance Lessons or Soccer Lessons

$150 - A year of Youth Orchestra participation

$100 - An instrument - violin / guitar / ukulele / recorder

$50 - A Field Trip to tour a College Campus

$35 - A PSAT Test - college prep practice for a 10th grader

Amazon Smile

A simple and automatic way for you to support DFEO every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to us. To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to and select the Downey Foundation for Educational Opportunities to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping.