2016 Grants

Access Youth Academy

Support for college prep programs

Barrio Logan College Institute

Support for college prep and leadership programs

Classical Academy

Support for the pilot of a project-based, personalized learning program designed to help students drive their own learning by setting goals, determining how they learn best, and developing habits of success


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.

Junior Achievement

Support for Finance Park, to help students research career pathways and learn about financial planning

KIPP San Diego

Support for KIPP Through College, a program that supports  students and their families “to and through” college

MiraCosta College Foundation

Support for the Technology Career Institute’s Machinist Technology and Engineering Technician accelerated training programs

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

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

San Diego Youth Symphony

Design and implementation of a sustainable music education program at Gompers Preparatory Academy, which will inform the development of a portfolio of consulting services to support other schools in creating music programs

Teach For America

Supporting alumi mentorship for new teachers and a new program to connect teachers and students to leaders in San Diego’s innovation economy

University of California-San Diego

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

University of California-San Diego

Development of a new coding academy to provide computer programming training programs for low-income students, in partnership with Downtown Collaboratory

Voice of San Diego

Support for this nonprofit news organization’s education reporting


Support for the pilot of a makers program to broaden students’ experience with technology as well as help identify the educational needs and engagement styles of students


Support for Summerbridge and Power Scholars Academy, summer programs to build academic and leadership skills