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Education, STEM, Character

Education Program: Investing in Knowledge, Skills, and Character

Education Program: Investing in Knowledge, Skills, and Character

Susan Harvey describes how the Foundation is building on early STEM funding, and supporting youth character development.

Education, Character

The Power of Play (video)

The Power of Play (video)

Playworks believes in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid and creates a place for every kid on the playground – a place where they belong, have fun, and are part of the game.

Education, Character

The New Presidio Parklands Project (video)

The New Presidio Parklands Project (video)

The New Presidio Parklands Project will create a civic space reconnecting Crissy field with the heart of the Presidio, including an expanded campus for youth development and experiential learning programs.

Education, Character

Techbridge (video)

Techbridge (video)

Techbridge offers high quality afterschool programs that expose girls to science, technology and engineering. Techbridge builds their confidence and skills by engaging them in hands-on projects and connecting them with industry mentors to inspire them to go to college and pursue science, technology, and engineering careers.

Education, Character

Grantee Story: Positive Coaching Alliance (video)

Grantee Story: Positive Coaching Alliance (video)

Positive Coaching Alliance is a national non-profit developing “Better Athletes, Better People” by working to provide all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience.

Education, Character

Grantee Story: California Bar Foundation (video)

Grantee Story: California Bar Foundation (video)

The California Bar Foundation seeks to improve K–12 civic learning and engagement opportunities by convening a task force of California education leaders to champion policy and practice recommendations, and recognizing exemplary school program models statewide with civic learning awards.

Character

Grantee Story: Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve (video)

Grantee Story: Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve (video)

The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve is an outdoor adventure base that offers numerous opportunities for youth to engage with the natural environment, while developing character and leadership.

Character

Grantee Story: Mission Science Workshop (video)

Grantee Story: Mission Science Workshop (video)

The staff at Mission Science Workshop (part of the Community Science Workshop Network) believe that exposure to experiential, engaging science learning can enrich youth, encourage discovery, and provide new life chances.