Sponsors and Grants
As one of the largest and most visible organizations in San Gabriel, The Los Angeles/San Gabriel Hilton is a leader in our community. Since partnering with the San Gabriel Educational Foundation in 2010, they have made an enormous impact on the lives of SGUSD students. Their generous donations, totaling $135,000 to date, represents their commitment to academic excellence and the success of youth in our community.
The Hilton’s consistent support has resulted in significant improvements in programming within our schools. The Hilton Hotel, as a business leader in our community, has shown that when we invest in our public schools, it is not just an investment in our children, but also in the future of our community, our civic leadership and our prosperity.
The San Gabriel Educational Foundation deeply appreciates The Hilton Hotel, Mr. Carl Bolte, Ms. Juli Costanzo and their entire team, for their accomplishment in uniting the community behind our efforts to secure a stronger public school system for the 5,341
students who benefit annually from their generosity. Support from business leaders like The Hilton helps to provide every child access to the well-rounded, quality public education that is necessary for them to reach their full potential and to become successful future leaders in and beyond our community.
SEF was awarded $6500 from the Tournament of Roses Foundation to assist with our efforts to provide music education to the students of SGUSD. SEF has provided K-3 music instruction for several years as in school music lessons. For 2015-16, SEF is offering a free after school music program on the elementary school sites for K-3rd grade students.
The Pasadena Tournament of Roses has provided annual grants to non-profit organizations in the San Gabriel Valley since 1983. The foundation funds sports and recreation activities, visual and performing arts, and volunteer and leadership development projects.
San Gabriel Community Foundation
In the Fall of 2014, The San Gabriel Community Foundation awarded SEF with $5000 to bring an award-winning, nationally recognized production on healthy choices and nutrition, FOODPLAY, to SGUSD. This program presents evidenced based nutritional information in a fun and entertaining manner. SEF is bring this program to all of the students in our 5 elementary schools. Thanks to the SGCF, SEF is able to support the District in their goals for healthier students.
The San Gabriel Community Foundation is a collaborative effort with the California Community Foundation to meet critical needs in the San Gabriel Community. The foundation was formed by a partnership between the City of San Gabriel, San Gabriel Unified School District, Church of Our Saviour, and the San Gabriel Valley Medical Center. Grants are awarded to non-profit organizations to support programs that promote health education, wellness and the delivery of health services.
Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts
SEF was recently awarded a $5,000 grant award from the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts. SEF is incredibly honored to be chosen as a grant award recipient for 2015. The grant award will contribute to SEF’s K- #rd grade music instructional program at Coolidge, McKinley, Washington and Wilson Elementary schools . The Foundation would like to thank the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts for their continued support. Since 2012, they have generously donated $18,000 to our organization.
Each year, Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts awards gifts and grants to schools and symphonic associations. These gifts and grants are awarded to support musically oriented programs which include music therapy, music education and the underwriting of concerts.
The San Gabriel Valley Medical Center Fund
Thanks to a generous grant of $10,000 for the SGVMCF, SEF was able to designed and implement an after school cooking and nutrition course at Jefferson Middle School for the 2015-16 school year. Students enrolled in SEF’s “Food For Thought” class learn how to prepare nutritious recipes using fresh ingredients and why the choices they make today matter for their future. Students have an incredible time learning healthy eating habits and cooking skills that will benefit them for years to come.
The SGVMCF provides grants for programs that promote health and well-being as well as programs that provide health care in the San Gabriel Valley.
The LA Firecracker Run Fund Grant
In January 2015, SEF was awarded $5,000 from the LA Firecracker Fund Grant. This funds were awarded to help SEF achieve our ambitious elementary school health and nutrition education goals this year. In may of 2015, SEF will bring FOODPLAY- a health and nutrition education program for kids to all 5 elementary schools.
The LA Firecracker Run Committee is a community based non-profit organization whose volunteers organize an annual run/walk and bike event to promote activities beneficial to the Los Angeles Chinatown community.
SEF is incredible grateful to our business sponsor, Solar Eclipz, for their generous of ez Shade 7′ Umbrellas. This wonderful product is being offered as an donation incentive for a $25.00 or more donation to our annual fund campaign. SEF is so grateful to business partners like Solar Eclipze for their support throught the year!