The application period for the Educational Grants is currently closed.
Apply next year starting February 1st, 2022!

Dreams33 Educational Grants help offset expenses such as tuition, books, school supplies, room & board, transportation, food or other needed items for school.

Applications will be available June 1st.

Application Age: 18 +

Services Area: San Mateo County, San Francisco County, Santa Clara County, Alameda County,
and Placer County


  1. Must be in or formally in the foster care system
  2. Currently enrolled in an accredited university, community college, or vocational program and in good standing

Documentation needed for application:

  1. Dependency or Ward Letter
  2. Copy of transcripts
  3. Proof of current enrollment
  4. Personal Statement
  5. Identification

Application Period:
Feb 1st – May 31st for funding in the following fall.

Annual Grant Amount:
4 year colleges, university, private, vocational programs: up to $5,000
Community colleges: up to $3,000

3 Easy Steps to Apply

Personal Statement

Write a brief personal statement about your need and how it will help you achieve your educational and/or vocational goals.

Online Application

Complete the online application on the program pages or download the PDF and fill out at home.

Wait for Good News

Wait up to two weeks to hear from a Dreams33 representative with news about your request.