2016 Half Marathon

For the fourth year, the Schools Fund with be the official charity for the Berkeley Half Marathon! The event this year is on Sunday, November 20th and will feature a 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon race. This year we are offering the Race for Free program: free race registration in exchange for a modest fundraising minimum.

Join Team Schools Fund today to start raising money for our students and teachers. Simply click "Get Started" at the link below and either join the Race for Free program or fundraise without a minimum.

We hope to see you in November!

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15-16 Strategic Impact Grants

Schools Fund Strategic Impact Grants encourage teacher collaboration and community partnerships that support excellence and equity across all schools. These are larger grants that serve at the grade, department, school, inter-district, and District level.

This year we awarded $69,480 for STEM projects, $62,745 for the Arts, $41,030 for Language Arts, and $21,870 for Student Support initiatives. You can check out the full list of Strategic Impact Grants awarded for the 2015-2016 school year at the link.

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Friends & Family Grants

Explore our new crowdfunding site, where you can give directly to projects that support inspired and innovative classrooms in Berkeley! Teachers: apply for grants year round and receive donations from our community quickly and easily!

Friends & Family is searchable by school, teacher, and subject. Make a teacher's grant a reality by donating to a project today!

Check it out!