The San Diego Basis awarded $12.3 million in grants to 90 native nonprofit organizations providing summer time enrichment applications to San Diego Unified Faculty District college students, it was introduced Tuesday.
The grants are meant to assist educational and socio-emotional growth alternatives via the Stage Up SD afternoon enrichment program, in partnership with the SDUSD.
“We’re impressed by the renewed dedication our nonprofit neighborhood has made to San Diego Unified college students totally free, enjoyable and enriching summer time applications for the second summer time in a row,” the San Diego Basis’s Pamela Grey Payton mentioned. “Stage Up SD supplies alternatives to assist hundreds of scholars flourish for the approaching college 12 months and expertise a summer time of studying and pleasure.”
Stage Up SD afternoon is obtainable along with San Diego Unified’s morning summer time college program and is open to all Ok-12 college students enrolled for the 2022-23 educational 12 months. This system options free actions like constructing robots or taking part in performing arts corresponding to dance, music or theater.
“San Diego Unified college students will as soon as once more have free entry to significant summer time enrichment alternatives as a result of each baby deserves a summer time of studying and pleasure,” mentioned Sharon Whitehurst-Payne, president of the San Diego Unified Board of Training. “All college students may have an opportunity to construct reminiscences and experiences at a few of San Diego’s iconic venues, together with our museums, performing arts establishments, seashores and parks.”
Stage Up SD was created final 12 months by the SDUSD and The San Diego Basis, because of a $31 million dedication by the San Diego Unified Board of Training.
Registration for Stage Up SD continues via July 15. Based on the district, practically 10,000 college students have registered for considered one of 20,000 obtainable program seats so far.
A full itemizing of accessible applications is offered at sandiegounified.org.
Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.