Grants in Education :: Recent Grants

2016 GRANTS

All grants are for literacy programs serving disadvantaged K-5 students.

826 Valencia, San Francisco – $10,000
To support K-5 programming at the Mission District home site and in disadvantaged public schools, providing individualized help to students with creative and expository writing skills.

Bridge the Gap College Prep, Marin City – $15,000
To support literacy programming at the Marin City home site and in nearby schools and community centers, which helps disadvantaged K-5 students strengthen their literacy skills.

Catholic Charities/CYO, San Francisco – $10,000
To support the literacy activities at the Kids Club after school and summer programs at the Alfred J. Boro Community Center in San Rafael’s Canal District.

Community Education Partnerships, Berkeley – $7,000
To support the Early Literacy Campaign for homeless children in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley, where individual tutoring is provided in shelters, transitional homes, and libraries.

Faith Network of the East Bay, Oakland – $15,000
To support the Succeeding By Reading clinics at 20 Oakland public elementary schools, serving 2nd and 3rd graders who are behind in reading.

Girls Inc. Alameda County, Oakland – $10,000
To support the GIRLStart after school literacy program for K-3 students in eight Oakland and San Leandro school sites.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy, San Francisco – $15,000
To support K-3 literacy tutoring for at-risk students in San Francisco, the East Bay, and the Peninsula.

Pacifica School Volunteers$8,000
To support the Literacy Champions Program which places volunteers in elementary school classrooms and encourages parent participation.

Reading Partners, Oakland – $15,000
To support 1:1 reading tutoring to disadvantaged K-5 students in Bay Area public schools.

Streetside Stories, San Francisco – $10,000
To support a literacy curriculum at 12 public schools including the writing and sharing of personal stories in classroom groups and digitally.

Super Stars Literacy, Oakland – $10,000
To support daily after school literacy activities for at-risk K-2 students at eight East Bay schools.

Tenderloin Community Elementary School, San Francisco – $5,000
To support literacy tutoring for K-3 students who are falling behind in reading and literacy.

2016 Grants TOTAL:   $130,000

2015 GRANTS

826 Valencia, San Francisco – $15,000
To support under-resourced students with their creative and expository writing skills, through after school, summer school, and the Buena Vista Horace Mann intensive program.

Bridge the Gap College Prep, Marin City – $15,000
To support three programs: the After School Extended Day Learning; the Evening Tutor/Mentor Program, and the Summer Little Readers Program.

Catholic Charities/CYO, San Francisco – $5,000
To support the Kids Club After School Program’s literacy activities offered by Canal Family Support Services in San Rafael.

Faith Network of the East Bay, Oakland – $15,000
To support the Succeeding by Reading literacy clinics for 2nd and 3rd graders at 19 East Bay schools.

Girls, Inc., Oakland – $10,000
To support the GIRLSTART after school literacy program at 7 sites in Oakland, SanFrancisco, and San Leandro.

Jamestown Community Center, San Francisco – $10,000
To support after school literacy activities at Cesar Chavez Elementary School.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy, San Francisco – $15,000
To support literacy tutoring for grades K-3 in San Francisco, Peninsula, and East Bay schools.

Pacifica School Volunteers$10,000
To support the Literacy Champions program for the District’s most disadvantaged students.

Reading Partners, Oakland – $15,000
To support the after school literacy support programs at 28 San Francisco sites.

Streetside Stories, San Francisco – $10,000
To support literacy programs focusing on storytelling, writing, and media literacy in SanFrancisco schools.

Super Stars Literacy, Oakland – $10,000
To support literacy-based after school programs at 9 East Bay Schools.

2015 Grants TOTAL:   $130,000

2014 GRANTS

Bridge the Gap College Prep, Marin City – $15,000
To support literacy activities in the after school Extended Day Program and the Evening Tutor Mentoring Program.

Boys & Girls Clubs, San Francisco – $10,000
To support after school literacy activities at two San Francisco clubhouses in Visitacion Valley.

Catholic Charities CYO, San Rafael – $10,000
To support literacy activities during the Kids’ Club After School Program and Summer Program at the Alfred J. Boro community center in San Rafael’s Canal District.

Center for the Art of Translation, San Francisco – $5,000
To support the Poetry Inside Out program of multi-lingual poetry translation at San Francisco and Oakland public schools.

Faith Network of the East Bay, Oakland – $15,000
To support Excell Reading Clinics in 18 Oakland public schools where volunteers work with students who are behind in reading.

Girls, Inc., Oakland – $15,000
To support after school literacy activities for girls at five Oakland and San Leandro public schools.

Glide Family, Youth and Childcare Center, San Francisco – $5,000
To support literacy activities during the Center’s after school and summer programs for children in the Tenderloin District.

Pacifica School Volunteers – $10,000
To support the Literacy Champions program where volunteers work with children in 9 public schools to improve literacy.

Reading Partners, Oakland – $15,000
To support literacy centers in Bay Area public schools where volunteers provide individualized help for students who are behind in reading.

Streetside Stories, San Francisco – $10,000
To support the Elementary Literacy Program of writing and storytelling at 17 San Francisco and East Bay public schools.

Super Stars Literacy, Oakland – $10,000
To support extended day literacy activities for K-2 public school students in Oakland who are being in reading.

2014 Grants TOTAL:  $120,000