What We Do

Donations to MBEF’s Annual Appeal are used to make grants to the Manhattan Beach Unified School District to pay for teachers and educators at our seven schools. The grants, over $5 million annually, amount to approximately 10 percent of the school district’s budget and pay for more than 70 educators. MBEF is a big part of the reason our schools rank third in the state among K-12 schools.


The MBEF Annual Appeal supports great schools today. MBEF’s Endowment Fund supports great schools forever. Both are necessary because of unique challenges surrounding school funding in California.