Grant Highlights

BHSDG funds a variety of grants, large and small, to individuals and groups throughout the school community.  They support anything from curriculum to clubs and much more. Classroom Supplies Mini-Grant of $300 are available to all BHS, Independent Study (High School) and B-Tech teachers.


Classroom/Program Supplies
BTA P.E. Equipment
BTA/BIS Garden Bamboo Barrier
Classroom Supplies Grant
Latin Library Expansion
Library Support
Multilingual: Brainpop Subscription
Principal’s Office – BHS
Registrar’s Office
Science: AP Bio & Env Sci Enhanced Live Presentation
Science: AP Env Sci Equity of Student Hearing
SPED: Accommodations on the Fly
SPED: Annual subscription to IXL Learning
SPED: Unique Curriculum
U9: Yondr Cell Phone Pouches
College & Career Development
College & Career Center  – application & testing fees
College & Career Center Support
First Step Scholarships
Fullwood Memorial Scholarships
Field Trips/Guest Speakers/Enrichment
AFAM Afro-Haitian Dance Supplemental Instruction
AFAM Afro-Peruvian Cultural Traditions
BHS Jazz Band Cuba Trip
Black Psychology Healing & Wellness Training
CAS Trip to Cuba
Chicanx/Latinx Field Trip to Mission Dolores
Director of Student Activities Support
Jazz -BHS Latin Band Director’s Fees
National Society of Black Engineeers Conference
Science: AP Enviro Field Trip to Half Moon Bay
Special Ed: Rad Girls Can
VAPA: Transit funds to SFMOMA
Professional Development/Teaching Support
BHS Technology Tools for Distance Learning
BIS Art Curriculum Dev PD
BIS Humanities Curriculum Dev PD
BIS/BTA Restorative Justice Coach
Counseling Office Support
Leadership: Curriculum Resdesign (CADA conference)
Math Department PD
Prof Dev with SF-CESS; Anti Racism
Summer Course on Student Trauma
WL ACTFL Foreign Language Conference
Student/Family Support
BIHS: Generation Citizen Civic Engagement
BIS: Machine Learning for Youth
Honoring our Seniors, Class of 2020 Signs
McKinney Vento (homeless student assistance)
Mental & Emotional Ed Team (MEET) stipends
Multilingual: Program hoodies
OCI-Green Dot: T-shirts for Green Dot
On Campus Intervention (OCI) Support
SPED: Counseling Intern stipends
Student Planner
Technology & Equipment
BIS Digital Cameras
CAS/VAPA Photo Printer
Projector Bulbs Replacement
Replacement Chromebooks and Carts


College & Career $52,191
Student College Fees (application & testing fees) for Students in Need
First Step Scholarship Award for Students in Need
Enrichment & Student Support $137,351
BTA PTSA Membership fees to pay to the Berkeley PTA Council
Striving for Zero Waste – Education plus Recycle & Green Bins
Spring Carnival: Bay to Bay Jumpers, Ultimate Game Truck, Little Explorers Petting Zoo
Parent Resource Center Support
Volunteer Coordinator Support
SPED Intern Stipends & Materials
SDAIE: Bart tickets for 20 students for Field Trips
Field Trip to Berkeley Rep for African Amer Studies students-“Detroit ’67”
Field Trip to Mission Dolores & Murals in SF for Chicano Latino Lit & History Classes
Music Performers to celebrate 50th Anniversary of African Amer Studies
Civil Rights Mvmt Veterans Presentation for African Amer & Chicano Studies; 6 classes
Fostering Green Dot; 200 T-shirts
CTE: 1 student public and community health internship
Half Moon Bay horseback riding field trip: pay for the bus
Robotics team materials to build robot for competition
Music equip & software for BHS Music Production Club
Read Naturally for Spec Ed classes; headphones
LEAP Class Field Trip; Bus cost for U9 students to Cal State East Bay
Field Trip to Destiny Arts for U9 Leap Students
African American Studies; Storyteller for assembly
Multilingual program retreat to UC Santa Cruz; bus and substitute teachers.
Rhythmic Mind; African American Studies – 2 therapists
Carrie the Musical; Spring musical fee for musical director
VAPA grant from last FY 2017-18 paid late
Oakland Museum trip for AHA Juniors.
BTA Chess Enrichment for Math Students
BIS Yearbooks; printing charges
Yearbooks for homeless students
Multilingual Program Graduation – sashes & custodial fees
OCI On Campus Intervention Support
McKinney Vento (Homeless) Support
Director of Student Activities Support
Counseling Office Support
Universal 9th Grade Support
Substance Abuse Program for U9
After School Tutoring: Classroom teachers
Student Planner/Organizer
Professional Development & Teacher Support $65,326
Classroom Supplies Grant
Science Dept Support
Math Dept Professional Development Day
Air Pollution Lab Kits & Refills for AP Environmental Science
BIS Garden Renovation and Tool Replacement
SPED Scholastic Magazines
Library Support
National Council of Social Sciences Conference for 1 teacher
Grader for AP Chem:  hire 1-2 CalTeach students to grade tests for 6 periods
Monday Rhythm Sectional Leader for BHS Jazz; 5 sections for 29 Mondays
Math Teacher Regional Conference; funding for 7 teachers
World Language Proficiency Based Learning Conference – 1 teacher
Grader for AP Environmental Sciences; Mulholland-Beahrs
Cera Conference for Intervention for 1 counselor
Eco-farm Conference PD for 1 Ind Study/BTA teacher
Art Dept PD to SF MOMA – 18 Staff Members museum entrance fee
CA Language Teachers Assoc Conference
NCTM Annual (math) Conference for 1 teacher
Berkeley Certified Educator PD to fund 2 meetings
ELD & ALD Curriculum Development
Principal’s Office Support
Technology & Equipment $53,153
92 ChromeBook Computers and 1 Cart
AP Chem: 220 Kindle Fires for 6 sections
Re-automate the Autoclave
CAS Video Display; co-grant with BPSF
Yearbook Team: Cameras & Yearbooks
CAS Display Case
Brain Pop: online resource with video, quizzes, vocab, etc.
Read Naturally for Special Ed; licenses for online reading fluency
Special Ed Classroom Projector
Registrar’s Office Support: new printerˇ


Read more detail about selected Grant Recipients:

The Berkeley High After School Tutoring Program

The Berkeley High African American Studies Department

The Berkeley High Math Department

The Berkeley High Multilingual Program