Our Partners

None of us can do it alone! Listed below are some of the wonderful organizations we partner with. If you’re looking for resources for your family, student or school please also check our Resources pages.


Children’s Scholarship Fund

The BASIC Fund is a part of the Children’s Scholarship Fund (CSF) national network of scholarship granting organizations. CSF and its partner programs are committed to empowering families in need with the ability to choose the K-8 schools that best meet their children's needs, regardless of their ability to pay or where they live. For more information please visit www.scholarshipfund.org



SMART provides highly motivated, financially-disadvantaged students in San Francisco with access to educational opportunities, personal experiences and social support services in order to foster academic excellence and community engagement.


Summer Search

The mission of Summer Search is to find resilient low-income high school students and inspire them to become responsible and altruistic leaders by providing year- round mentoring, life-changing summer experiences, college advising, and a lasting support network.

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Aim High

Aim High’s award-winning summer program for middle school youth combines rigorous academics with a fun and highly supportive learning environment and has been supporting students and families for 25 years.

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Founded in 1978, Family Aid – Catholic Education (FACE) provides financial needs-based tuition grants to students who attend Catholic schools in the Oakland Diocese without regard to an applicant's religion, gender, ethnicity or citizenship.  The Diocese of Oakland includes 44 elementary and 9 secondary schools throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties.



Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) is available for anyone who needs help finding a job. Their training programs build the skills needed to succeed in the workforce. They have been recognized both locally and nationally for their work in sector-based employment and training services, and for their outstanding network of employer partners encompassing all sectors of the local economy.

Many of the wonderful promotional materials we use support our mission, including much of what you see on this web site, has been generously provided by the following individuals and organizations:

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Hoffman Lewis


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