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Phone: 650-852-9398
P.O. Box 50542
Palo Alto
California 94303
USA
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Target demographics: Low-income students (K-8) in the Ravenswood area of East Palo Alto, California

Direct beneficiaries per year: approx. 220 teachers and 4,500 students

Geographic areas served: East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park, California

Mission:
As a community-based non-profit organization, East Palo Alto Kid’s Foundation’s mission is to promote educational opportunities and academic success for East Palo Alto children by providing micro-grants to teachers and schools.  The needs addressed by EPAK grants are for materials and activities which would not otherwise be available to children living within the community served by the Ravenswood City School District, but which are identified by educators as being important to supporting students’ knowledge acquisition for meeting state standards.
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EPAK has given over $1.5+ to classroom teachers since its inception in 1994.

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10/20/13
My EPAK grant helped me purchase much needed materials for reteaching math concepts at the middle school level. Thanks EPAK... more »
10/02/13
I am a first year teacher in the Ravenswood school district and I am so grateful for the EPAK grant. I was able to use this grant to fill my library with leveled books so students can continue to grow as readers. Also, I was able to get a lot low-level high interest non-fiction books which my ... more »
08/28/13
I am a teacher new to my school in East Palo Alto. I am teaching first grade, and very much wanted a document camera and projector to help teach my students. My students are fascinated by being able to see my teacher model! I can show exactly what I am expecting, give visual directions, model ... more »
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