Buck Education Grant Program of the Yolo Community Foundation

The first round of Yolo Community Foundation (YCF) Buck Education Grants were announced in December 2017.  A second call for proposals is expected in late Summer 2018. The purpose of these grants is to support new or existing education efforts in Yolo County that can scale over the course of a two to three year period. Grant requests up to $10,000 will be considered.  YCF Buck Education Grants will fund a variety of projects and activities within the field of early childhood and K-12 education in Yolo County.

Proposals for innovative education programs that relate to the following are requested:

  • Increasing literacy and supporting reading at grade-level
  • STEM-related education
  • Arts education
  • Early childhood education
  • Encouraging parent engagement