Committed to Educational Advancement


SEEDS is a non-profit organization located in Laguna Beach, California. Our mission is to fund quality educational enrichment programs for children, families and their respective communities,  award grants to specialized educators, and provide scholarships to children in financial need.

Our quest is to:

  • Strengthen the minds and hearts of children
  • Enrich their education
  • Enliven their spirits
  • Develop their passions
  • Spark their curiosity


board of directors


039-SEEDS Fete

Left to right: Maria Bashaw, Sharael Kolberg, Maria Onesi, Lesly Kurose Ho, Liesa Schimmelpfennig

Liesa Schimmelpfennig, Director/President

Lesley Kurose Ho, Director/Treasurer

Maria M. Bashaw, Director/Secretary

Maria Onesi, Director

Anneliese Schimmelpfennig, Director

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Jenn Luhan, Community Liaison


Transition Laguna Beach

Whole Foods Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach County Water District

Hortense Miller Garden

Earthroots Field School

Crystal Cove Alliance

Terra Vita Springs

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