BCSD Education Foundation

The BCSD Education Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization with the following mission:

Partner with the community to provide resources that directly impact the lives of children through innovative educational programs.

Every dollar raised goes directly back to the students in the classroom. You can support these innovative grants through the following:

Foundation Sponsored Events and Activities


BCSD Education Foundation Grants

Several grant opportunities are available to BCSD teachers through the Education Foundation. The grants offered are annual Student Achievement Grants, Semi-Annual Mini-Grants, along with monthly Polly Robertson Memorial Reading Incentives and Chess Grants.


BCSD Education Foundation Forms

Give Big Kern

The Bakersfield City School District Education Foundation is pleased to participate in this year’s Give Big Kern campaign. Visit the link below for more information.  https://www.givebigkern.org/organizations/bakersfield-city-school-district-education-foundation


Grant Opportunities Outside of BCSD Education Foundation

There are a variety of grant opportunities for educators varying from $500 and up. Each month this website is updated with new links and information. Click Here to See Upcoming Grant Opportunities.

For All Competitive Grants Over $10,000 and that will require the BCSD Superintendent’s Signature, please contact Fiscal Services for assistance at x14698. Please click here to visit Fiscal Services site for Non-Foundation Grant Forms.

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Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.