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Gunn Foundation Scholarship Application is Open!

The application for need-based Gunn Foundation scholarships is open now to the Class of 2021. The application deadline is March 5. Please visit the Students page on our website to learn how to apply using Going Merry. Gunn Foundation scholarships are based on financial need and help with college expenses like tuition or housing deposits, textbooks, technology needed for classes, and transportation.

Gunn Foundation thanks all our donors who make these scholarships possible.

Gunn Foundation Seeking New Board Members

Gunn Foundation is seeking candidates for our Board of Trustees term beginning May 2021. If you would like to know more about helping Gunn students afford their dream of a college education, please contact us at or complete the application.


Dine Out/Take Out at Gott’s – Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

On Tuesday, October 27th ALL DAY, Gott's Roadside restaurant in Town & Country shopping plaza will donate a portion of your bill to Gunn Foundation, which funds need-based scholarships for students. Dine at their open-air and socially-distanced tables or do take-out. Order online: ( and remember to mention Gunn Foundation to the host. Break the monotony of staying home and go for lunch or dinner or for a mid-afternoon snack! Come support the Class of 2021!

Join us in Congratulating the Class of 2020

We are pleased to announce that, with the help and generosity of hundreds of donors, Gunn Foundation has granted $92,000 in scholarships to 23 amazing, hardworking, and promising students from the Class of 2020. We are in awe of their stories, their resilience, and their triumphs. We are proud of them and are rooting for them as they head into their bright futures. Congratulations to the students and thank you to all Gunn Foundation donors for supporting the Class of 2020! These scholarships are only possible because of you.

Dine Out at Terun – February 25th, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25th Terun Pizza at 448 California Avenue will donate 15% of all sales – lunch or dinner – from customers who mention they are dining out in support of the Gunn Foundation. Enjoy lunch or dinner al fresco at Terun while supporting need-based scholarships for Gunn students. Remember to mention the Gunn Foundation to the hostess, your server or when making a reservation.

Dine Out at Gott’s – Nov 4th, 2019

On Monday, November 4th between 5 and 9pm, Gott’s Roadhouse will donate 10% of your bill to the Gunn Foundation to fund need-based scholarships for students from the Class of 2020. Grab some friends and head to Gott’s Roadhouse Town & Country Village in Palo Alto for great, locally sourced California road-house classics. Dine out for dinner (from 5-9pm). If you pre-order your dinner online, please mention the Gunn Foundation.

Second Annual Back-to-School Social – SEPTEMBER 4, 2019:

The hugely popular Back-to-School social was a great success. Thank you to all the Gunn students, athletes, families, staff, and alumni who turned out for this fall social event. There were picnics, games, food trucks and the Gunn Wind Ensemble. It was a fun time for all.

2019-20 Back-to-School Donation Drive

Each year the all-volunteer board of the Gunn Foundation works to raise enough money within the Gunn Community to fund enough need-based scholarships for graduating students. Join our Back-to-School Fundraiser by donating on our Donate page, our Facebook Page, or by downloading our 2019-20_bts_campaign_flyer and mailing us a check. Every amount matters to our students.