Providing the Educational Opportunities that Change Lives

Our Supporters

Donations to Making Waves helps our public charter school continue to strengthen its academic and extracurricular programs and improve its facilities, as well as advance our evolving college program, so we can ensure the highest success for our thriving Wave-Makers throughout their educational journey!

We recognize and thank the many individuals, organizations and foundations who have generously supported Making Waves over the past several years.

giving levels of $100,000 and above:

  • Anonymous
  • California Healthcare Foundation
  • Ms. Suzanne Duca
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Fullerton
  • Richard and Elizabeth Fullerton
  • Hamid and Tina Moghadam
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Nahas
  • Phoebe Snow Foundation
  • John and Regina Scully
  • Mr. and Mrs. Mike Yuen

giving levels of $10,000 and above:

  • 2311 Foundation
  • Alicia and Tom Klein
  • Bank of the West
  • Ronald and Mary Ann Cohan
  • Edie and Bill Dagley
  • Destination Wealth Management, Inc.
  • Dodge & Cox
  • Dana and Robert Emery
  • Mr. Phillip Gordon
  •  Kaiser Permanente East Bay Area
  • May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
  • Gally and David Mayer
  • Betsy and Ed McDermott
  • Mitchell Kapor Foundation
  • Kurt and Tamra Mobley
  • Ms. Elizabeth R. Patterson
  • Bob and Ellen Peck
  • Silver Giving Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Van Auken
  • Viragh Family Foundation
  • The Zalec Familian & Lilian Levinson Foundation

giving levels of $5,000 and above:

  • Mr. and Mrs. Laurence M. Baer
  • Marian Berg and Dave Wehlitz
  • East Bay Community Foundation
  • Laura and John Fisher
  • Google Matching Gifts Program
  • Ms. Kristin Hite
  • Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Larsen
  • Mary Norris Preyer Fund
  • Ian and Julie McGuire
  • Carol and Bob Momsen
  • Mr. Jerry Overaa
  • Deborah and Jonathan Parker
  • Michael and Ann Parker
  • Mr. Mark Rafanelli
  • Mr. and Mrs. Terry Ross
  • San Francisco Giants
  • Mr. and Ms. Eli Weinberg
  • Ted and Lisa Williams

giving levels of $1,000 and above:

  • Mr. Richard Barker
  • Mr. David Bonderman
  • Nancy and John Buttita
  • Mr. Marx Cazenave II
  • Center for Ecoliteracy
  • Ms. Daphne Chester
  • Conestoga - Rovers & Associates Inc.
  • Lori and Ray Crawford
  • Ms. Teri Noelle Davis
  • Steve and Patti Doctors
  • Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Eakin
  • Mr. and Ms. Steve Edelman
  • Randi and Bob Fisher
  • Fit-Tech Service Inc.
  • Robert and Therese Gloger
  • Mr. Glenn W. Holsclaw and Ms. Donna Hubbard
  • Ms. Jasmine Kim
  • Mr. Tom Klein
  • Bonnie Levinson and Dr. Donald Kay
  • Mr. Robert Lewin
  • Ms. Judy Little
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Lumpkin
  • Ms. Krista Martin
  • Mr. Robert Moor
  • Mr. Tim Muller
  • Mr. Alton Nelson, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gavin Newsom
  • Mr. Andres Orozco
  • Parnassus Investments
  • Mr. Clark Perkins
  • Ms. Rebeca Rangel
  • Mary and John Schelling
  • Kim and Russ Silva
  • Ms. Sherry Smith
  • Isaac and Madeline Stein
  • Mr. Jonathan Stern
  • George and Stephanie Tenet
  • Mrs. Barbara Tolman
  • Anne and Michael Towbes
  • Sue and David Viniar
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Mr. Thurman White, Jr.
  • Mr. Ryan Wilsey
  • Mrs. Jessica Wright-Davis

giving levels of $100 and above:

  • ACI Event Group
  • Mr. Orson Aguilar
  • Linda and Tom Allen
  • Mrs. Bridget Anderson
  • At Printing
  • Mr. Victor Avila
  • Mr. Lanz Banes
  • Ms. Katherine Barahona
  • Mr. Michael Barco
  • Sue and Jim Bartlett
  • Bay Alarm Co.
  • Akila Binhajji
  • Ms. Eleanor Boli
  • Mr. Stephen Bowling
  • Mr. Shawn Boykins
  • The Branson School
  • Mr. Ray Bregante
  • Brown Paper Tickets, LLC
  • Ms. Jennifer Buda
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Burke
  • Pat and John Cahill
  • Ms. Genovera Calloway
  • Mr. Craig Casebeer
  • Ms. Jaime Cervantes
  • Ms. Laronda Chambers
  • Ms. Meredith Ching
  • Ms. Lisa Christensen
  • Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ciapponi
  • Ms. Rebecca Clemons
  • Mr. Matthew Cohan
  • Elizabeth and Conrad Corbett
  • Ms. Velva Cornelious
  • Ms. Marie I. Crittenden
  • Mr. John Cuerva
  • Judy Cunningham
  • Ms. Karan Danthi
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Davisson
  • Sandy and Cathy Dean
  • The Depolo Foundation
  • Earth Island Institute
  • Ms. Traci Eckels
  • Gregory and Penny Edwards
  • Ms. Virginia Edwards
  • Mr. and Mrs. George Eisenberg
  • Laura and Paul Escobosa
  • Mrs. Tracy Evans-Ramsey
  • Mr. Willard Felsen
  • Ms. Donna Floyd
  • Ms. Melissa Foster
  • Fruge' Psychological Associates, Inc.
  • Haynes Gallagher
  • Ms. Maria Gallo
  • Patricia and Ross Garofalo
  • Santiago and Maira Gasca
  • Ms. Marianne Gates
  • Mr. and Mrs. Fred Glueck
  • Sharon Henning and George Goin
  • Mr. Bob Goldsborough
  • Margie and David Guggenhime
  • Mr. Jeff Hazel
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Hebert
  • Ms. Angel He
  • Ms. Corinne Hedrick
  • Alejandrin and Reinaldo Hernandez
  • Mr. Jimmy Herrera
  • Ms. Peggy Hoch
  • Susan and Jonathan Hoffinger
  • Vielka Hoy
  • Alec Hufnagel
  • Dorothy and Peter Hughes
  • Leslie and George Hume
  • Dr. Ajani Jackson
  • Julie and Seth Jacobs
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gregory L. Johnson
  • Mr. Rodney Johnson
  • Ms. Marge Josephson
  • Kaiser Permanente Community Giving Matching Gift Program
  • Ms. Shanise King
  • Thomas B. Klein and Kate Kelley
  • Mr. Roy Latka
  • Mr. Jonathan Lau
  • Nina and Robert Leslie
  • Mr. Gary Levin
  • Mr. Fran Lopez
  • Mr. Gustavo Lopez
  • Hung T. Mai and Thao Vuong
  • Ms. Gabriela Ruiz De Mejia
  • Mr. and Mrs. Achilles W. Malet III
  • Jordan Malin
  • David and Patricia Mans
  • Ms. Rabbi J. Marder
  • Ms. Courtney Martin
  • Ms. Sandra Martin
  • Colleen and Charlie Malet
  • Professor David Matza
  • Mr. Thomas Mayes
  • Mr. Michael G. McCaffery
  • Mr. and Mrs. John McGonigle
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lee McGrath
  • Dr. Kathleen M. Mecca
  • Mechanics Bank
  • Larry and Debby Mindel
  • Dylan Moeller
  • Stefan Moiceanu, D.D.S.
  • Mr. and Mrs. William Moon
  • Mr. Andrew Mughannam
  • Ms. Dyan Muller
  • Mrs. Catherine Murphy and Mr. Doug Locker
  • Ms. Katy Murphy
  • Mr. Hemming Nelson
  • Mr. Byron Newell
  • Mr. Chukuemeka Oje
  • Maria and Hector Orozco
  • Mr. Edward Paasch
  • Wendy and Fred Parkin
  • Paxti's Pizza
  • Ms. Suzanne Permanna
  • PG & E Corporation Foundation
  • Mr. Will Pierce
  • Mr. Matthew Purkiss
  • Dian and Paul Quinn
  • Ms. Patricia Rangel
  • Ms. Jaqueline Regev
  • Sonya and Robert Rincon
  • Ms. Carmen Rivera
  • Ms. Lena Robinson
  • Ms. Briana Rose
  • Mark and Miranda Salkind
  • Alan Sankin and Teveia Barnes
  • Ms. Barbara Santacroce
  • Patricia and Paul Sax
  • Jeffrey and Patricia Scales
  • Barbara and Robert Scavullo
  • Mr. Edward Schaefer
  • Jared Schwartz
  • Mr. Brian Scully
  • J.P. and Kaki Smith
  • Molly and Greg South
  • Sports Basement
  • Mr. Gaius Stern
  • Randy and Rosanne Stern
  • Mr. Brady Stewart and Ms. Corina Garcia
  • Ms. Lois Stone
  • Dr. Daniel Tanita, D.D.S.
  • Mr. Antonio Tapia
  • Ms. Jamiela Tatum
  • Dionne Teasley
  • Ms. Audrey Tendell
  • TPO, Inc.
  • Pauline and Tom Tusher
  • Ms. Angela Tyler
  • Paige Uhlemeyer
  • Ms. Luz Urbina
  • Mr. Alan Urbina
  • Mr. Jose De Jesus Villalobos
  • Mr. Evan Wade
  • Mr. Otis Watson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul Weiss
  • Ms. Brittney Weston
  • Mr. Jim Willenborg
  • Steve and Chris Wilsey
  • Kathy and John Woldrich
  • Ms. Anna Wong
  • Larry and Candy Wright