Beneficiaries

The following grants were approved from the beginning of our 2019-2020 Rotary term (July 1, 2019)

  • $2,192  Greer Elementary School  – Literacy projects and covid relief gift cards
  • $9,000 Encina High School– for advocacy and college tours for Encina students
  • $13,550  B Street Theater– Play writing workshops and field trips for Encina students
  • $5,000  San Juan Education Foundation  – For new financial literacy classes for Encina students
  • $5,000  Greer Elementary – Powerhouse Science academy field trips
  • $6,000  Greer Elementary – To help underwrite overnight field trips to Alliance Redwoods science camp
  • $3,200 B Street Theater – To benefit Greer Elementary for educational workshops, assemblies and field trips
  • $5,000  Mustard Seed School – To help fund the school’s creative learning and play area at the campus
  • $4,970  Breakthrough Sacramento – Books and science supplies for college prep program for Title 1 students
  • $5,000 Student Reach  – Underwriting trip to Baha for underprivileged students and to provide supplies for a house building project
  • $5,000 Improve Your Tomorrow – Mentoring and college prep program for Title 1 students
  • $5,000 Fairytale Town – To fund production costs for the Sacramento Children’s theater play sponsored by Fairytale Town
  • $5,000 CASA Sacramento – For training volunteer advocates that will help alleviate the current wait list of 42 Foster Kids needing support
  • $3,000 Nicholas School – To help underwrite cost of sending 15 kids to science trip to Naturebridge Center in Sausalito
  • $3,875 St John’s Program for Real Change –  CPR training and rugs for residential facility
  • $5,000  Society for the Blind – For assistive equipment and class materials
  • $5,000 River City Food Bank – to purchase food for the BackSnacks program for title one schools
  • $2,189 Encina High School – To purchase soccer uniforms and equipment
  • $3,500 Single Mom Strong – To fund daycare costs for some essential workers during Covid 19 crisis
  • $5,000 River City Food Bank-Covid 19 – To provide additional funds for their food distribution program
  • $2,250  San Juan Education Foundation-Covid 19  – For school supplies for Greer students forced to stay at home due to Covid 19
  • $2,340  Meals for Health Care Workers – Funds used to purchase food for essential workers during Covid crisis
  • $1,800  Sacramento Food Bank – to assist with funding as all fundraising activities ceased due to Covid
  • $5,000 St John’s program for Real Change Covid 19 – To provide meals for resident women and children
  • $1,250  Mask/Danny Oliver Foundation – Fabric and materials for mask production for healthcare workers and public
  • $2,500 WellSpace Health-Covid 19 – For food and supplies for needy clients of WellSpace Health
  • $2,060 Stanford/Sierra Youth and Family Lifeline-Covid 19 – For relief to low income families for food, rent and basic needs
  • $500 United Way Capital Region-Covid 19  – Cash for low income households disrupted by the pandemic.
  • $2,250 San Juan Education Foundation-Covid 19 – To purchase headphones for all Greer elementary students to enhance home learning during Covid crisis
  • $1,800 for Winco Gift cards to be distributed to needy Greer Student families during Covid crisis.
  • $3,000 River City Food Bank – Food baskets for needy Greer school families

The following grants have been approved from beginning of our 2018-2019 Rotary term (July 1, 2018)

  • $70,420  Camp Fire Relief
  • $2,000 to San Juan Education Foundation- Race for the Stars Event
  • $5,000 to Improve Your Tomorrow– Funding for Capitol Internship program
  • $1,900 to American Association of University Women – Fund middle school students to attend Tech Trek Camp at UC Davis
  • $5,000 to Running for Rhett  Fund 200 students to participate in the program’s 7 week nutrition and fitness program
  • $5,000 to 916 INK Creative expression program for 60 at risk students at Grant H.S.
  • $5,000 to Girl Scouts Heart of Central CA   Funding to create 7 new troops  (200 girls) for low income youth in North Sacramento
  • $1,500 to Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera To purchase instruments and finance student participation in music appreciation program
  • $2,700 to Children’s Receiving Home Provide classroom materials for Sprouts Trauma informed Care Preschool program
  • $5,000 to CASA Making Memories Program
  • $600 to Encina Preparatory High School – Freshman Feast
  • $1,000 Community Service Project
  • $1,000 Community Service Award
  • $15,000 to Encina Preparatory High School – Academic Scholarships
  • $2,500 Heilman Scholarship Fund
  • $5,000 to Sacramento Fairy Tale Town  Transportation costs to Artful Mouse Children’s Theater
  • $2,500 to Single Mom Strong  Play Structure and new Empowerment Center
  • $5,000 to Thomas Edison language Institute 6th Grade Field Trip to Redwoods
  • $4,700 to Nicholas Elementary School for 5 Day Science Program in Yosemite
  • $2,570 to Project Lifelong of the Sheriff’s Community Impact Program to fund protective gear, lights and building materials
  • $3,000 to La Familia for a 3-D printer for their Stem Lab and $1,500 for equipment and snacks for their physical activities program
  • $3,000 to Sacramento Children’s Home Crises nursery program
  • $1,400 to Sunburst Projects for student travel to AIDS/HIV Conference
  • $2,500 to Student Reach for Connected Life Coaching Program and is aimed at helping refugee children
  • $2,421 to A Touch of Understanding for Braille Cards and a Braille Station

The following grants have been approved from beginning of our 2017-2018 Rotary term (July1, 2017)

  • $1,650 to Encina Preparatory High School – used to purchase jerseys, socks & balls for the boys soccer team
  • $5,000 to Encina Preparatory High School – students will be able to participate in a creative writing program with the B Street Theater, which will impact 485 students
  • $400 to Encina Preparatory High School – to be used for after school art classes
  • $600 to Encina Preparatory High School – to be used for science supplies which will impact 240 students
  • $520 to Encina Preparatory High School – this money was spent on 72 books for freshman English
  • $5,000 to Encina Preparatory High school – to be used for college field trips for seniors- 3 busses
  • $2,340 to Encina Preparatory High School – to purchase DNA kits
  • $5,000 to O.W. Eriewine Elementary School – used to fund field trips for students
  • $5,000 to Playmaker Organization – used for after school reading program for challenged students
  • $5,000 to La Familia Counseling Center – used to help start up a S.T.E.M. educational program
  • $1,200 to Special Olympics of Sacramento – annual Polar Plunge
  • $5,000 to Fairytale Town – used for transportation for under privileged children to attend plays at Luther Burbank School
  • $5,000 to 916INK – to be used for students to visit “Imaginarium” at Maple Elementary School
  • $5,000 to Rotary Club of East Sacramento– to be used for Phase II of a lighting project at the K-9 Training Center
  • $5,464 to Encina Preparatory High School – used to purchase books, a book binding machine, a student trip to the California Museum and money to go towards travel to Disneyland for the Senior graduation trip
  • $5,000 – to the Society of the Blind

The following grants have been approved from the beginning of our 2016-2017 Rotary term (July 1, 2016):

  • $4,800 to Encina Preparatory Middle School – startup costs for 12 sports programs. Currently there are no sports programs for these grades.
  • $5,000 to B Street Theater to conduct a Writer’s workshop for 6th, 7th and 8th graders at Encina Preparatory School.
  • $2,660 to Reading Partners of Sacramento for supplies for 2 title 1 schools.
  • $3,000 to B Street Theater for travel expenses to develop a production on the life of Mahatma Gandhi
  • $730 to the Active 20/30 Club of Sacramento to provide back packs for children in need
  • $1,900 to Encina Preparatory School for Science supplies and projects.
  • $5,000 to Project R.I.D.E.  (http://www.projectride.org )- start-up costs for developing an after school program
  • $5,000 to 50 Bikes for 50 Kids – a community service project that matches 50 well deserving youths with teams of volunteers to assemble a bike for each of these recipients.
  • $4,355 to Food Literacy Center (http://www.foodliteracycenter.org) – Teaching food literacy to more than 880 low income students
  • $3,609 to Nicolas Elementary School – to fund a field trip to the Planitarium for over 90 inner city children
  • $1,000 to Special Olympics Polar Plunge – used to provide lunch for this Special Olympics fundraiser
  • $1,000 to Encina Preparatory High School Black Student Union – used to teach young black men about how to enter the workforce
  • $2,956 to Encina Preparatory High School – to help purchase much needed equipment and new uniforms
  • $5,000 to CASA , Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (www. casaforchildren.org) – to help our community’s most vulnerable children to have someone speaking up for their best interests
  • $4,150 to 916ink (www. 916ink.org) – helps with their program to transform Sacramento youth into confident writers
  • $2,800 to Nicolas Elementary School – paid for the Sixth Grade class science trip to Yosemite
  • $600 to Thomas Edison PTA – provided bags for an international event
  • $5,000 to Saint. John’s Program for Real Change (saintjohnsprogram.org) – provided furnishings for a bedroom to be used for homeless women & children in crisis

The following grants have been approved from the beginning of our 2015-2016 Rotary term (July 1, 2015):

  • $15,000 to Thomas Edison Language Institute (TELI) ,http://www.sanjuan.edu/edison.cfm towards the purchase of Mac Books for the use of all students at the school.
  • $2,000 to the Kops- N- Kids program for purchase of books for the Sacramento County Youth Detention Center Library.
  • $5,000 for Fairytale Town, (http://www.fairytaletown.org )to help with transportation costs to the Luther Burbank High School to view stage performances conducted by the Sacto Children’s Theater Program. These programs are about ‘life lessons’ and teachers incorporate parts of the performances into their academic curriculum. Our funds are to be used by Title I and other schools in need.
  • $2,795 to Theodore Judah Elementary School PTA, (http://www.theodorejudahelementary.org )for the STEM project. The school, in conjunction with the Exploreit Science Center, will conduct science programs to engage students and parents to promote STEM interests.
  • $16,858 to Encina Preparatory High School, (http://www.encinahighschool.com) for the following:
  • $5,000 to support the B St Theater writing workshops.
  • $2,100 For college field trips
  • $3,000 to support the purchase of ChromeBooks  to be used for English classes.
  • $618 for field trip to Crocker Art Museum
  • $1,250 to support the science lab
  • $1,890 to field trips to SF Exploratorium
  • $3,000 to varsity baseball team.
  • $3,750 to the Camellia Symphony Association-Camellia Youth Orchestra , (http://www.camelliasymphony.org ) Funds are to be used to help needy families with the tuition fee to participate in the youth program.
  • $2,000 to the Sacramento Children’s Museum, (http://www.sackids.org)
  • $3,000 to Loaves & Fishes, Maryhouse breakfast program, (http://www.sacloaves.org/programs/maryhouse)
  • $1,000 to Special Olympics Northern California Polar Plunge fund-raiser.
  • $7,500 to the Sacramento Mandarins for the purchase of Bibs to be used in official performances by the Drum & Bugle Corps. (http://www.mandarins.org)
  • $3,900 to UCD Raptor Center to help purchase supplies needed for visiting schools in the greater Sacramento area.
  • $900.00 Thomas Edison Language Institute for transportation to the Exploratorium. http://www.sanjuan.edu/edison.cfm
  • $5,000 to “Up with People” to help raise funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Sacramento.
  • $4,800 to the Girl Scouts for recruitment & computer software.
  • $3,165 to Cops and Kids.