2015 Grants

Barrio Logan College Institute

Grant to help bring components of BLCI’s successful college prep programs to more San Diego students


Grant to provide funds to match individual donations for classroom projects in local charter schools.

Elementary Institute of Science

Ongoing support for summer and after-school programs that use hands-on learning to stimulate an appreciation and understanding of science and technology.

Girard Education Foundation

Funding for a separate, non-profit foundation providing free, high quality content to help personalize learning.


Ongoing support for the Intergenerational Tutoring Program that fosters positive attitudes towards reading and learning by pairing students with mature adults who act as mentors, tutors, and friends.

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Funding for recruitment and support of diverse graduate students in the M.Ed. program

Oceanside High School

Ongoing support for Girard PREP, a program that provides a variety of supports designed to increase the number of students enrolling in college.

Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE)

Ongoing support for programs that train parents how to take a more active role in preparing their children for academic success


Funding to help expand Guardian Scholars program to provide college and career prep services to foster youth starting in 9th grade

Summerbridge San Diego

Ongoing support for a summer academic camp for elementary and middle school students, taught by college students.

University of California-San Diego

Support for Thurgood Marshall College Provost Intern, who recruits and coordinates volunteer tutors at San Diego charter schools.

Voice of San Diego

Support for education reporting at this online news site.


Support for summer academic enrichment program