10th Anniversary Grantees - Education

Organization Area Served Purpose Amount
Redwood City Library Foundation San Mateo County To support development of the Bridging the Digital Divide Initiative, a customized program to loan laptops, wi-fi hotspot devices and charging kiosks to low-income middle school students at seven schools close to the Fair Oaks branch of the Redwood City Library. More than 30 percent of students in the surrounding neighborhoods lack reliable Internet access at home, yet they need it for online textbooks and homework. $100,000
ACE Charter Schools Santa Clara County To support ACE FamilyLink, an online platform and mobile app designed to build a college-ready mindset in students. The tools will allow students and teachers to set personalized, near-term goals and track progress; parents will receive English- and Spanish-language updates about students’ goals, progress and how they can support their children’s progress. $100,000
    Total $200,000