Education Grantees Out of School 2010

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Aim High Santa Clara Second year support for the Aim High Math Initiative (piloted in the summer of 2009 and funded by the community foundation), which provides a five-week summer academic program with intensive mathematics instruction to lower performing, socio-economically disadvantaged students and students of color at two Peninsula summer school campuses. $50,000
ALearn Santa Clara Support for the MAP program, a free skills improvement program for low-scoring middle school students in Santa Clara County to build skills to successfully complete algebra in 8th grade. $100,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores School District San Mateo Support for the Math Power Summer School, a three-week summer intervention program to increase mathematics achievement of low-performing students entering Ralston Middle School in Belmont. $38,699
Citizen Schools California San Mateo Support for Connect to Math!, a pilot program at Thomas Pollicita Middle School in Daly City. $60,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara Second year support for the Jose Valdez Math Institute's intensive summer mathematics program. $50,000
La Honda Pescadero Unified School District San Mateo Second year support for a summer mathematics program for students whose mathematics proficiency is below grade level and for an after-school, year-long support program. $48,500
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo Second year support for the Pre-Algebra Summer Math Institute, a four-week summer program in which a teacher-team delivers instruction in fundamental skills and concepts to lower-performing students. $68,650
San Mateo Union High School District San Mateo Second year support to expand the Math Articulation Team's Summer Bridge to Algebra Success program for lower performing students entering high school, which was funded by the community foundation in 2009. Specifically, the grant will fund five classes in three district schools: two classes at San Mateo High, two at Hillsdale High and one at Capuchino High. $99,795
Sequoia Union High School District San Mateo Second year support for the Summer Math Institute to help incoming 9th graders identified as unlikely to succeed in Algebra 1 master the skills they need. $100,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Second year support for Stepping Up to Algebra Program, a skills improvement program offered at no charge to middle school students in Santa Clara County who are not proficient in mathematics. $100,000
Somali Community Services Santa Clara Support plans for an after school math project that would assist East African immigrant and refugee middle school students to boost their mathematics proficiency. $15,000
The 49ers After School Academy San Mateo Support to implement the 49ers After School Math Academy, which focuses on raising mathematics achievement of students in the academy's after-school program. $44,761
The Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Second year support to expand the organization's summer academic program. $65,000