2017 Grants

California Charter Schools Association

Funding for CCSA to provide strategic capacity-building support for charter leaders and to help address common charter school challenges in San Diego

Classical Academy

Support for expansion 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.

EJE Academies

Funding to start a college and career preparedness program to help students and families navigate a successful educational path through high school, college, and career training.

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.

KIPP San Diego

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

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.

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

Support for the high school internship program, where students gain hands-on work experience in a variety of careers under the mentorship of Museum staff.

Scholarship Prep Academy

Professional development for educators including project-based learning methods, data-driven instructional practices, and character education.

Teach For America

Funding for the recruitment, training, and ongoing support of high-quality STEM teachers serving students in low-income San Diego schools.

University of California-San Diego

Funding to develop and pilot computer programming training for high schoolers.

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

Voice of San Diego

Support for this nonprofit news organization’s education reporting


Support for Summerbridge, a summer programs to build academic and leadership skills.