Student Enrichment Grants are awarded to underserved youth from low income families living in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and El Dorado counties. Nominations must be made by a professional in the community who is familiar with the student/family background. Fall nominations are accepted October 1st to November 15th. Spring nominations are accepted February 15th to March 31st. For more information and to download an application, click here.
The number of grants awarded is dependent on the amount of funding received from individual and business donors in our community.
The Anahi Award for Dance is a grant specific to students whose wish is for instruction or fees associated with dance, cheer, gymnastics or other types of movement classes. The award was created in memory of Anahi Tovar, a 2014 Student Enrichment Grant nominee. Her life was tragically cut short before she was able to receive her award and realize her dream of taking hip hop dance lessons.
The original YMT program was funded by a grant from the Best Buy Foundation and ran from January to June 2016. Boys and girls, ages 13-18 developed skills in photography, web development, and video production over a 16 week session. Students made a commitment to attend once a week for the entire semester.
We are currently re-designing this afterschool program to include additional curriculum for a life skills academy. If you or your teen are interested in helping develop this program further, please contact Sheila Summers at (916) 505-3610.
These FREE 3-part workshops are designed for 9th and 10th graders and their parents, but are suitable for anyone interested in learning more about ways to prepare and pay for college. The first session is an overview with free materials provided. The second session drills down into the process of applying for financial aid. And the third session is a one-on-one appointment with an advisor to address your individual family needs.
To add your name to the notification list for future workshops, please call (916) 933-TWLP.