Grants in Education :: Recent Grants

2015 GRANTS

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

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

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