Educational Grants

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Achieving academic success through education grants

Dreams33 Educational Grants are available to help foster or former foster youth offset various education-related expenses. These grants cover costs such as tuition, books, school supplies, room and board, transportation, food, and other essential items that students may need to succeed in school.

Who can apply?

Grant recipients must be in or formerly in the foster care system and currently enrolled in an accredited university, community college, or vocational program, and in good standing.

Service Areas

San Mateo County
San Francisco County
Santa Clara County
Alameda County
Placer County

Application Age

Applicants must be 18+

What documentation is needed to apply?

Dependency or Ward Letter
Copy of transcripts
Proof of current enrollment
Personal Statement

What amount is awarded?

Applicants awarded who attend a 4 year colleges, universities, private and vocational programs can receive up to $5,000. Applicants awarded that attend community colleges can receive up to $3,000.