Beneficiaries

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.