Beneficiaries

The following grants were approved from the beginning of our 2020-2021 Rotary term (July 1, 2019)

  • $22,040  Greer Elementary School  – Literacy projects and covid relief initiatives
  • $14,950 Encina High School– for advocacy and college tours for Encina students, Covid support initiatives for in-home learning
  • $5,000 City Year Sacramento– Covid equipment
  • $3,500  San Juan Education Foundation  – STARS new financial literacy classes for Encina students
  • $5,000 Breakthrough Sacramento – College prep for underserved youth
  • $1,000 B Street Theater – To benefit Greer Elementary for educational workshops, assemblies and field trips
  • $5,000  Girl Scouts Heart of Central Calif.  – To help fund the school’s creative learning and play area at the campus
  • $4,920 Student Reach  – To fund purchase of supplies for online mentoring
  • $5,000 Improve Your Tomorrow – Mentoring and college prep program for Title 1 students
  • $2,000 Broadway Sacramento – To fund  costs for 4 Summer scholarships
  • $5,000 Starting Point for Refugee Children – Purchase of needed supplies for refugee families
  • $5,000 Sacramento Youth Center – To help underwrite cost of mentoring services program.
  • $6,171 River City Food Bank – to purchase food for the  food pantry program for title one schools
  • $3,500 Single Mom Strong – To fund daycare costs for some essential workers during Covid 19 crisis
  • $5,000 River City Food Bank – To provide additional funds for their food distribution program
  • $6,250  St John’s program for Real Change  – To provide funding for the purchase of washers and dryers
  • $4,000 Single Mom Strong – Toys, furniture and art supplies
  • $2,500 Stanford/Sierra Youth and Family Lifeline-– For relief to low income families for food, rent and basic needs

The following grants have been approved from beginning of our 2019-2020 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