PROGRAM AREA

GGS Early Literacy

Building Critical Skills

The GGS Early Literacy program promotes literacy for children, including acquisition of reading, writing, and comprehension skills, and application of literacy skills to critical thinking and self-expression.

ORGANIZATIONS WE FUND

Those serving at-promise students from preschool through third grade in Marin and San Francisco counties.

PROGRAMS WE FUND

Programs that are entirely dedicated to early literacy programming, with strong evaluation methods in place and a proven record of effectiveness. Requests may be for general or program support.

OR

Programs that are community-based and infuse literacy into in-school and/or out-of-school programs, with a particular focus on students facing adversity (e.g. English Language Learners). Requests may be for specific program support, to strengthen evaluation methods, and/or for projects designed to build collaboration with other literacy programs.

NEW APPLICANTS

HOW TO APPLY

If you have reviewed the application criteria above and would like to apply, please begin the application process.
Our Application Questions can be viewed
here.

GGS EARLY LITERACY GRANTEES

HOW TO REAPPLY

Grantees who have received funding within the past year and wish to be considered for subsequent grant funding should submit a Final Report as outlined in the grant agreement, and then submit a Returning Grantee Application.

ADDITIONAL

PROGRAM AREAS

WATERSHED RESTORATION

The Watershed Restoration program focuses on restoration and revitalization of key watershed ecosystems within specific geographic areas in California and Oregon.

PRE-3 SUPPORT

The Pre-3 Support program focuses on building resiliency among families facing adversity or trauma by helping parents and caregivers cope with toxic stress.

GGS HEALTHY LIVING

The GGS Healthy Living program supports organizations that enable youth to thrive and live up to their full potential by building resiliency, promoting healthy coping strategies and positive decision-making, and preventing unhealthy behaviors.