Education Grants :: Recent Grants

2020 GRANTS

826 Valencia, San Francisco – $5,000
To support early literacy programs for K – 5 public school students.

10,000 Degrees, Marin – $10,000
To support literacy activities for K – 5 students from low-income backgrounds at public schools in Marin County.

Alameda County Library Foundation, Fremont – $5,000
To support the Start with a Story Program for elementary school children visiting their parents in Alameda County jails or other K – 5 literacy services.

Bridge the Gap College Prep, Sausalito – $10,000
To support literacy programs serving disadvantaged K – 5 Marin City public school students.

Children Rising, Oakland – $15,000
To support Succeeding by Reading clinics for 2nd and 3rd graders in Oakland and Alameda or other literacy programs for K- 5 students.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy, San Francisco – $15,000
To support literacy tutoring programs serving K – 3 students in San Francisco, the East Bay, the Peninsula, and Marin County.

Oakland Literacy Coalition, Oakland – $10,000
To support services for literacy providers in Oakland.

Pacifica School Volunteers, Pacifica – $10,000
To support the Literacy Champions Program or other literacy services for K – 5 students.

Redwood City Friends of Literacy, Redwood City – $15,000
To support Project READ literacy activities for disadvantaged K – 5 youth at the Redwood City Library.

Super Stars Literacy, Inc., Oakland – $10,000
To support after-school, classroom, and other literacy activities for disadvantaged K – 2 students at six East Bay schools.

Real Options for City Kids (R.O.C.K.), San Francisco – $10,000
To support literacy intervention programming for disadvantaged K – 5 students in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation also supported the following pooled emergency-relief funds for students and families in need:

The Oakland Public Education Fund, Oakland – $15,000
To support the COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund for Oakland Kids and Schools, focused on feeding students and families, distance learning, supporting vulnerable families through rapid cash assistance.

Spark* SF Public Schools, San Francisco – $10,000
For the COVID-Response Fund that supports technology and online infrastructure for students and teachers, and the distribution of meals to students and families in need.

2020 Education Grants TOTAL: $140,000

2019 GRANTS

826 Valencia, San Francisco – $10,000
To support early literacy programming for K-5 students in San Francisco.

Bridge the Gap College Prep, Marin City – $15,000
To support literacy programs for K-5 students in Marin City.

Center for the Art of Translation, Oakland – $2,500
To support teacher training in multi-lingual poetry translation.

Chapter 510, Oakland – $2,500
To support school workshops in bookmaking and publishing.

Community Education Partnerships, Berkeley – $6,000
To support summer literacy activities for homeless youth in Oakland, Berkeley, and Richmond.

Children Rising, Oakland – $15,000
To support the Succeeding by Reading clinics for 2nd and 3rd graders in Oakland.

Girls Inc. Alameda County, Oakland – $10,000
To support the GIRLStart literacy program for K-3 students in Oakland.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy, San Francisco – $20,000
To support literacy tutoring for K-3 students in San Francisco, the East Bay, the Peninsula, and Marin County.

Mission Graduates, San Francisco – $15,000
To support K – 5 after school and summer programs which focus on language development and literacy.

Oakland Coalition for Literacy$10,000
To help deepen support services for literacy providers in Oakland.

Pacifica School Volunteers$5,000
To support the Literacy Champions program of volunteers helping in classrooms.

Reading Partners, Oakland – $10,000
To support K – 5 literacy tutoring in San Francisco and the East Bay in school centers.

Super Stars Literacy, Oakland – $10,000
To support K – 2 after school and classroom literacy activities in East Bay schools.

2019 Grants TOTAL $ 131,000

2018 GRANTS

826 Valencia, San Francisco – $10,000
To support early literacy programming for 2,850 disadvantaged K-5 students in multiple sites.

Bridge the Gap College Prep, Marin City – $10,000
To support literacy programs serving 142 disadvantaged K-5 Marin City students.

Community Education Partnerships, Berkeley – $6,000
To support summer literacy activities for homeless youth in Oakland, Berkeley, and Richmond.

Children Rising, Oakland – $15,000
To support the Succeeding By Reading academic support program for 325 disadvantaged students at 20 Oakland schools.

Girls Inc. Alameda County, Oakland – $9,000
To support the GIRLStart after school literacy program for 435 disadvantaged K-3 students in East Oakland and San Leandro.

Jamestown Community Center, San Francisco – $10,000
To support the literacy after school and summer program for disadvantaged students at Cesar Chavez Elementary School.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy, San Francisco – $15,000
To support tutoring programs for 1,000 disadvantaged K-2 students in San Francisco, the East Bay, and Peninsula.

Mission Graduates, San Francisco – $10,000
To support the after school and summer program focusing on language development for English Language Learners.

Reading Partners, Oakland – $10,000
To support literacy tutoring serving 1,700 disadvantaged K-5 students at 34 Bay Area sites.

Redwood City Friends of Literacy$15,000
To support Project READ activities for 230 disadvantaged youth at the Redwood City Library.

Streetside Stories, San Francisco – $10,000
To support a literacy project for 550 disadvantaged K-5 students in San Francisco.

Super Stars Literacy, Oakland – $10,000
To support after school and classroom literacy activities for 800 disadvantaged K-2 students in 5 East Bay Schools.

2018 Grants TOTAL $130,000