COVID-19 Assistance Campaign

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The Berkeley Public Schools Fund is your partner in supporting the emergency needs of  BUSD students and their families during this crisis.  Support the School Closures / COVID-19 Assistance Campaign.

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During school closures and the COVID-19 crisis, the Schools Fund will be supporting BUSD students and families in need.

This year we honor the
Hearts & Souls
of our elementary schools.

Supporting Teachers

Our mission is to inspire and empower an extraordinary public education for every child. With contributions from the Berkeley community, we invest directly in teachers’ ideas and creativity every year through Schools Fund grants and volunteers.


Solidify your legacy and jumpstart their future.

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Grant and volunteer request forms for teachers to apply.

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Share your knowledge to help develop the next generation.

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The Berkeley Public Schools Fund is the largest source of outside funding to directly reach teachers and programs in every Berkeley public school

From Pre-K through 12th grade, the Schools Fund invests directly in teachers’ ideas and creativity with Classroom Grants, Strategic Impact Grants and Teacher Summer Fellowships.


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Today, as always in our 36 year history, 100% of our funding comes from you: community members wishing to make Berkeley schools the best they can be.

Each year the Schools Fund provides $1.5 million in grants and in-kind donations to all schools in the Berkeley Unified School District. These funds support 10,000 students, 19 schools and 850 teachers with over 400 grants and projects each year!

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Community Partners