Education Grants :: Recent Grants

2021 GRANTS

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

10,000 Degrees, San Rafael –  $10,000
To support classroom literacy activities for high-need students in Marin County in grades K – 5.

Children Rising, Oakland – $20,000
To support Succeeding by Reading tutoring services for 2nd- and 3rd-grade students at 16 public schools in Oakland, one in Alameda, and one in San Pablo.

City of Dreams, San Francisco – $10,000
To develop a literacy support program for students in grades 1 – 5 at the City of Dreams Community Center in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood.

Community Education Partnerships, Berkeley – $10,000
To support literacy tutoring for homeless and housing insecure K – 5 students in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Girls Inc. of Alameda County, Oakland – $10,000
To support K – 5 literacy programs for girls at nine Title 1 schools in the Oakland Unified School District.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy, San Francisco – $15,000
To support a literacy tutoring program for K – 5 students in San Francisco, the East Bay, the Peninsula, and Marin County.

Pacifica School Volunteers, Pacifica – $10,000
For the Literacy Champions Program in which volunteers provide literacy support for K – 5 students in Pacifica public schools.

Real Options for City Kids (R.O.C.K.), San Francisco – $15,000
To support literacy intervention programs for K – 5 students at all public elementary schools in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley.

Redwood City Friends of Literacy, Redwood City – $15,000
To support Project READ, Redwood City’s youth literacy programs for under-resourced K – 5 students.

2021 Education Grants TOTAL: $125,000

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