Grant Overview

Granting to organizations that support and educate students in Oakland

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The Rogers Family Foundation funds organizations that support and educate Oakland students, and align with the strategy areas identified in our Oakland Education Strategy. The Foundation is in the process of spending down its assets with plans to sunset its Oakland education grantmaking and operations by 2025. We are not accepting unsolicited proposals. Information on other funders in the Bay Area can be found here.

Current Grantees

Our typical grantee journey – from invitation, through application and approval, to grant report evaluation – is outlined here. Please contact us if you have questions about any of these steps. 

We work with grantees to determine the best process to collect information for their applications and reports. Our online grants portal can be accessed here with your username and password. For reference, application and report templates can be found at the following links:

Due dates and reporting guidelines are set specific to each grant and are outlined in grant agreements. Please refer to your grant agreement for requirements and due dates. We will remind grantees of upcoming reporting deadlines one month in advance via email. If you have any questions about reporting, please contact Bonnie Look, Associate Director for Strategic Operations, at