Get Involved and Make a Difference!


There are many ways to participate:

For more information please contact Michelle Harris

The BASIC Fund helps to level the playing field for low-income kids who want to become productive citizens - it fills a vital education need.
— Richard Barker, retired Chairman Capital International Limited

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Volunteering and Internships

The BASIC Fund works with a network of over 300 schools across the Bay Area. These schools are always looking for help, in classrooms, with administration and special events. Contact us today and let us know where you are located and we can match you up with volunteering opportunities in your neighborhood!

“Working with the BASIC Fund and helping them in their mission to provide equitable education for all is one of the best things I could be doing with my time.”
— Cindy, Volunteer

Become a BASIC Fund Intern

Each summer we hire college interns to help us process new applications and work with our families. If you are a current college student and are interested in helping out in our Oakland office, please send us your resume and a brief cover letter – tell us your story.