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EDUCATION GRANTS 2013

All grants support literacy activities, grades K-5, in public schools serving disadvantaged students.

826 Valencia, San Francisco - $13,000
To support after school literacy programs at the center’s Mission District site.

Boys & Girls Clubs, San Francisco – $10,000
To support after school literacy activities at the Sunnydale clubhouse.

Bridge the Gap College Prep, Marin City – $10,000
To support literacy programs after school and in the summer at the organization’s Marin City center.

Diocese of Oakland$10,000
To support the LIFT UP! literacy coaching program for elementary school teachers.

Faith Network of the East Bay, Oakland – $10,000
To support the Succeeding by Reading clinics in 16 public schools.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy, San Francisco – $13,000
To support literacy tutoring for grades K-3 students in 50 local schools.

Pacifica School Volunteers$10,000
To support the Literacy Champions program to improve public school students’ literacy through school-based activities and community outreach.

Reading Partners, Oakland – $13,000
To support school-based literacy centers providing individualized support for students who are behind in reading.

Streetside Stories, San Francisco – $6,000
To support the Elementary Literacy Program at 24 schools and community sites.

Super Stars Literacy, Oakland – $10,000
To support school-based literacy support activities for students in the lowest quartile for reading, grades K-2.

Volunteer Center of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa - $5,000
To support the Literacy Connection program placing volunteers in school classrooms for the Reading Intervention project.

2013 Grants TOTAL:  $110,000

EDUCATION GRANTS 2012

826 Valencia, San Francisco – $15,000
To support literacy activities at the home site and in elementary schools in the Mission District.

Boys & Girls Club Sunnydale, San Francisco – $10,000
To support the literacy program at the Sunnydale Housing Project Boys & Girls Club.

Bridge the Gap College Prep, Marin City – $15,000
To support literacy activities in after school and summer programs serving Marin City children in grades K-5.

Faith Network of the East Bay, Oakland – $10,000
To support the “Succeeding by Reading” program for 2nd and 3rd graders at 16 Oakland schools.

Glide, San Francisco – $10,000
To support literacy activities in the after school and summer program serving grade K-5 children living in the Tenderloin District.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy, San Francisco – $15,000
[Jewish Community Relations Council] To support literacy tutoring for grade K-3 children in San Francisco, the East Bay, and on the Peninsula.

Partners in School Innovation, San Francisco – $15,000
To support teacher professional development in literacy instruction for grades K- 5.

Reading Partners, Oakland – $15,000
To support literacy centers at elementary schools in the Bay Area.

SuperStars Literacy, Oakland – $10,000
To support literacy activities in after school programs for K-2 students in 9 Oakland and Hayward schools.

2012 Grants TOTAL: $115,000

2011

826 Valencia, San Francisco – $15,000
To support literary activities at the organization’s Mission District Center and in neighboring public schools to help disadvantaged K-5 students improve their writing skills.

Bridge the Gap College Prep, Sausalito – $5,000
To support the evening and after-school literacy tutoring programs for disadvantaged Marin City children in grades K-5 to help them achieve grade level proficiency.

Center for the Art of Translation, San Francisco -$10,000
To support the Poetry Inside Out program using poetry translation in a variety of languages to improve literacy skills for students in grades 3 – 8.

Diocese of Oakland – $10,000
To support a literacy coaching program for classroom teachers in grades K-2 in Oakland’s urban catholic schools.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy, San Francisco – $15,000
[Jewish Community Relations Council] To support school-based tutoring to help disadvantaged K-5 students improve their reading comprehension skills, with the goal of achieving grade level proficiency by the end of 3rd grade.

Marin County School Volunteers, San Rafael – $10,000
To support a network of volunteers working with disadvantaged K-5 public school students to help close the educational achievement gap, particularly in San Rafael’s Canal District.

Pacifica School Volunteers – $10,000
To support the Literacy Champions program which places community volunteers in K-5 classrooms in the district’s most disadvantaged schools.

Reading Partners, Oakland – $15,000
To support school-based literacy programs in San Francisco and Oakland which help disadvantaged public school students who have fallen behind in building literacy skills.

Streetside Stories, San Francisco – $5,000
To support the First Edition program for grades 3 – 5, which helps improve students’ literacy through reading, writing, storytelling, and theatre activities in their regular classrooms.

Volunteer Center of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa – $10,000
To support the Literacy Connection program which serves 17 school districts by providing literacy coaches for struggling students in 1st and 2nd grade.

2011 Grants TOTAL: $105,000