Home > Grants

School Fuel Enrichment Grants

School Fuel is funding dozens of programs and projects in the NUSD this fall.  You can see the complete list below.  We are so glad to be giving students, teachers, and schools this boost during a very difficult time!


Applications are now being accepted for grant proposals for the Spring and Summer of 2021. Grant decisions for applications received by January 9, 2021 announced in January 2021 and will be for use in the Spring semester.  You can apply now at this link.  If you would like to download the entire application to review it before you apply you can use this link.


Here is the list of School Fuel funded enrichment grants which have been made so far for the 2020-21 school year:


Library Grants

$2,500 each to Novato High, San Marin High

$2,000 each to Sinaloa, San Jose and Hamilton K-8

$1,250 each to Loma Verde, Lu Sutton, Lynwood, Olive, Pleasant Valley, Rancho, and San Ramon

$500 to Hill Education Center (Marin Oaks, NOVA and Adult Education)

Elementary Visual Arts Grants

$2,000 for supplies and $500 for a coordinator for visual arts programs at each elementary school

Elementary Music Grant

$10,000 to support instrumental music

Fourth Grade Marin MOCA Collaboration

$5,000 for art supplies and visiting virtual artist instruction


Enrichment Grants Based on Individual Applications:
Hamilton K-8
Violin purchases to start a strings instruction program  $4,000
Chess lunchtime program for 3rd - 8th graders plus TK-K  $5,000
Loma Verde
Leveled reading books for home use  $5,000
Lu Sutton
Take home garden lesson kits  $1,500
Science enrichment materials for remote learning  $   500
Leveled reading materials for home use  $4,500
Pleasant Valley
Bring visiting expert to teach oral storytelling to third grade  $2,500
Youth in Arts visual arts and dance instruction  $ 4,000
Supplies for Kimochis social emotional learning program  $    879
Books addressing students' social and emotional needs  $ 1,000
San Ramon
Art supplies to support online art instruction  $ 3,000
San Jose Middle School
Support for afterschool robotics  $ 5,000
Musical instrument repair and purchase  $ 2,000
Support for ScorpionStrong student encouragement program  $ 1,500
Support for drama props, speakers, and activities  $ 2,500
Novato High School
Equipment and guest teacher for Yoga PE  $ 1,500
Props, guest speakers, and activities for cinematic arts  $ 3,000
Oculus VR headsets for animation and digital arts programs  $ 3,893
Link Crew, teacher training, student leader training, and freshman orientation  $ 2,000
San Marin High School
Virtual music festival fees  $ 2,500
Visiting clinicians for San Marin music students  $ 2,500
Mock Trial competition fees and club expenses  $ 3,500
Link Crew expenses (training for leaders, poster supplies)  $ 1,000
Biotech and Applied Chemistry lab kits  $ 1,200
Classroom sets of materials by diverse authors for English Department  $ 3,000
Materials for ELD instructional support  $ 1,500