Camp Sudo Final Presentations

Posted on August 10th 2015 in Grants

On the last day of July, Schools Fund staff had the opportunity to witness something very special. Fourteen Berkeley high school students, their families, and their mentors gathered in the multipurpose room of the Berkeley Adult School for a “Demo Day” (four days before the “Demo Day” held at the White House). Group by group, […]

Growing Connections Through the Berkeley Half Marathon

The Berkeley Public Schools Fund has been an official charity for the Berkeley Half Marathon since the race’s first year in 2013. We love this community event—it gets better every year! Team Schools Fund has been comprised of about 80 runners each year, runners who are passionate about education and supporting schools throughout BUSD. Our […]

Teachers Reflect on 2014-2015 Classroom Grants

Posted on July 16th 2015 in Grants

Berkeley Public Schools Fund Classroom Grants have been a staple of Berkeley public school classrooms since 1984. Some projects are small, requesting consumable classroom supplies or a single field trip. Other applications tackle bigger, innovative ideas: socio-emotional training, STEM curriculum, literacy materials. All of these 300+ yearly applications are brought to the Schools Fund Grants Committee and reviewed […]