Click here to donate and you will be taken to a PayPal page administered by Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Note that though the page says “Silicon Valley Community Foundation,” the full amount of your donation will go to the Planet3 Special Project Fund.



 Projects in Incubation & Development


Project #1: Middle School Science Teacher Professional Development

Online and face-to-face professional development modules designed to support research-based best practices in next generation science education.



Project #2: Climate Literacy

The development of a major educational initiative around understanding Earth’s climate powered by the Planet3 platform and available to all schools.



Project #3: Training & Access to Under-Served School Districts

Provide a comprehensive launch plan and professional development for qualified, underserved schools and districts, ensuring successful implementation and providing additional support and tutoring for students who are below grade-level.



Project #4: Campaigns for Science

Develop citizen science campaigns and hands-on project-based efforts that engage and inspire students to participate in the frontiers of science, to pursue pathways to STEM careers, and ultimately to see themselves as scientists.


The Explore Planet3 Fund is a special project fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF). Donations will be processed by SVCF, a 501(c)(3) public charity registered in the United States, EIN# 20-5205488. Contributions will be tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. SVCF will provide a formal acknowledgment letter containing tax-deduction language for your records.