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K&F Baxter Family Foundation Grant

Grants to California Private & Charter Schools to Address
Issues Faced by Disadvantaged & Multiracial Children

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Foundation / Corporation

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K&F Baxter Family Foundation

LOI Date:

02/08/15

Deadline Date:

03/01/15

Description:

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Grants of up to $20,000 to California charter and private schools in Los Angeles, Berkeley, Oakland and West Contra Costa school districts to address challenges and opportunities faced by disadvantaged and multiracial children in an era of rapid technological and social change. LOIs must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to the deadline for consideration.

Priority is given to requests focusing on schools' basic education program, schools and programs that have existing successful systems that could be replicated or expanded, and activities that learning or increase number of students served through the use of blended learning.

One focus of the Foundation is to formulate policy recommendations in support of and provide funding for revised school curricula that will be supportive and inclusive of multiracial children without sacrificing either basic skills training or appropriate performance standards.

The revised curricula would be designed to motivate multiracial children to remain in school and to encourage them to use their education to leverage their ability to achieve a successful assimilation into the economic mainstream without sacrificing their multiracial and/or multicultural heritage.

A second focus of the Foundation is to formulate, by means of policy studies and analysis, a realistic template for educational reform focused on the buyer (the student) rather than the seller (the school).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149147

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $20,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Education grants are limited to charter and private schools that fall within the geographical areas of the following California Unified School Districts only: Los Angeles, Berkeley, Oakland and West Contra Costa.

The school must be fully enrolled and at least 50% of enrolled students must qualify for free or reduced lunches or be otherwise identified as low-income.

Program must take place during regular school hours.

Pre-Application Information:

To begin the application process, briefly describe the request to the Executive Director Stacey Bell a minimum of 3 weeks before the final submission deadline of March 1.

Qualified applicants will be asked to submit a complete grant request and all supporting documentation by email by March 1. Submissions after March 1 will not be considered.

Submit inquiries online here: http://www.kfbaxterfoundation.com/apply-online/

Following a period of site visits and information gathering the Board of Directors meets to review and award grant requests. A site visit is required before an award can be granted. Grant announcements are made by May 15.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Stacey Bell, Executive Director
(510) 524-8145
staceybell@kfbaxterfoundation.com

K&F Baxter Family Foundation
1563 Solano Ave., # 404
Berkeley, CA 94707

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