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A Day of Silicon Valley Giving: May 5

Silicon Valley Gives logoMark Tuesday, May 5, on your calendar! On that day, the region will come together for a day of giving through Silicon Valley Gives, sponsored by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.  

Two De Anza College programs are included:
Institute for Community and Civic Engagement (ICCE) and the Fujitsu Planetarium. There is also an opportunity to give to student veterans and Extended Opportunities Programs and Services (EOPS) students at both De Anza and Foothill.

Please consider making a contribution of any size to one or both participating De Anza programs.

You can also schedule your gift ahead of time. Go to and search by keyword, or click the links below.

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Institute of Community and Civic Engagement


ICCE works to empower students to become agents of change in their communities and beyond; to foster education that meets the needs of the communities it serves; and to help develop pathways to meaningful participation in local, state, and federal government decision-making processes. Projects include a mentoring program, partnership with Latina/o Empowerment at De Anza (LEAD), community advocate training, and Certificate in Leadership and Social Change. Read more about what your gift will do. 

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Fujitsu Planetarium at De Anza College


The Fujitsu Planetarium is the largest school planetarium west of the Rockies and hosts more than 30,000 visitors each year for astronomy and laser shows. Many are K-8 students from economically disadvantaged schools. Your donation can make a difference by bringing a student onto a college campus and exposing him or her to the world of astronomy. Read more.


Student Veterans


veterans staffThe Veterans programs at both De Anza and Foothill help provide resources to ensure that veterans achieve their educational and career goals in a supportive environment with adequate and appropriate resources and support staff. Your donation cane make a difference by providing book vouchers and scholarships to ensure our veterans have equal access to high quality education, and can continue to succeed after having served our country so well. Read more


Extended Opportunities Programs and Services


eops studentsEOPS is a statewide program designed to assist California residents who are enrolled in college full-time and need additional services to overcome financial and educational disadvantages to succeed in school. EOPS students are often single parents, former foster youth, immigrants, or returning veterans. Students are provided with intensive support such as early registration, personal and academic counseling, transfer assistance, and grants and book assistance. More than 1,200 students are served annually between Foothill and De Anza. With your help, EOPS could help reach out to more students. Read more

To give to De Anza College throughout the year, visit the Foothill-De Anza Foundation website

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Last Updated: 5/1/15