Fund the Nest

The San Elijo Middle School (SEMS) PTO is a recognized non-profit organization within the guidelines of the IRS Section 501(c)3.  Our taxpayer ID# is 20-1323571.

You can donate any amount, at any time by visiting the SEMS PTO webstore at  All contributions are tax-deductible. 
Contact us at [email protected]
Fund the Nest is our annual direct-giving campaign that helps pay for supplemental equipment, programs and materials.  

This includes but is not limited to the purchase of additional security measures for our school site, tools for science labs, furniture and materials for our library, staff and teacher appreciation, departmental supplies and equipment, entertainment and rentals for 8th grade promotion, and registration and incentives for student programs like the National Spelling Bee, Poetry Slam, CJSF and WEB (Where Everyone Belongs). 
Each year we ask families to donate $1 per student / per school day to help subsidize the cost of these supplemental programs and tools. 

Historically, our Fund the Nest campaign subsidized between one-third and one-half of our annual fundraising.  The need for this funding is even greater this year as we return to a full year on campus.  This means your participation in our Fund the Nest campaign is even more critical this year 

Double Your Donation And remember, many employers and corporations will MATCH your donation to SEMS PTO - effectively doubling your donation!  These companies have a “matching” program where they will match all or some portion of their employee’s contributions to a qualified non-profit organization like San Elijo Middle School PTO. 
Some companies also provide “volunteer grants” where the company will make a donation to an organization where their employee spends time volunteering.

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