Hercules Education Foundation grants help support projects that support our youth, teachers and schools grades K-12 in Hercules, California.

We are currently updating our projects archive, so check back soon. Here are the types of projects HEF helps fund:

Engineering Program
Document Reader
Support for Field Trip
The Titans Times (Newspaper)
Art Supply
The Little Red School House (Lupine Workshop Shed)
Health and Nutrition (SPARK)
Enriched Vocabulary and Comprehension Skill Program
The Choices Program

Hercules Education Foundation Projects Funded for 2019-2020

School Name Project Title or Description
Hercules High School Model Aviation Student Club – Otmishi
Hercules High School STEM Fatale Club – Gatchalian
Lupine Hills Elementary School Ifuture to Improve Student Attendance – Merza-Fillpot
Lupine Hills Elementary School Scholastic News Magazine – Mitra
Lupine Hills Elementary School Reading and Writing Journey Ahead – Inglish (DC 2x)
Hercules High School Can You Hear It Now? – Cody (DC 1.5x)
Hercules High School Squiggly Kid Remedies to Support Learning! – Giusto (DC 1.5x)
Ohlone Elementary School IXL Learning in Kindergarten – Disbrow
Ohlone Elementary School IXL Making Learning Fun – Bailey
Hercules Middle School Junior Scholastic Magazine for Current Events – Peters
Lupine Hills Elementary School Reading Supported by Technology (Raz-Plus) – Dauer-Sargentini
Lupine Hills Elementary School Raz-Plus Subscription for Classroom Library – Kozanevich
Ohlone Elementary School Support Future Scientists – Minoru (DC 1.5x)
Lupine Hills Elementary School Technology for Kindergartners – Hague (DC 1.5x)
Hercules High School String Bass Needed! – Wong (DC 1.5x)
Hercules Middle School 4th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration – Peters
Hercules Middle School Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of the Iliad – Gadd
Hercules High School Gravity Never Takes a Holiday!  Myers (DC 2x)
Hercules Middle School Broadcast/Podcast/Online Radio – Owens (DC)
Lupine Hills Elementary School Math Night and Math Lab – Merza-Fillpot
Hercules Middle School Materials for Student-Led Maker Faire – Anthony
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Civil Rights Books – Maxey
Hanna Ranch Elementary School 3-D Sculptors – Nontha
Hercules Middle/High School Hercules Sensory Garden Potting Bench – Ogura
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Engaging P.E. – Shader
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Digital Artwork in the Primary Classroom – Valdez
Lupine Hills Elementary School Differentiated Learning Through Technology – Fernandez (DC)
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Seesaw Subscription for Online Learning – Valdez

Hercules Education Foundation Projects Funded for 2018-2019

School Name Project Title or Description
Hercules Middle School Mr. Owens:  Broadcast/Podcast/Online Radio, grades 6-8
Hercules High School Mr. Myers:  Gravity Never Takes a Holiday, grades 9-12 Physics
Lupine Hills Elementary School Mrs. Inglish, grades 3-5
Lupine Hills Elementary School Mrs. H:  Technology for Kindergartners
Ohlone Elementary School IXL Language Arts – Disbrow
Ohlone Elementary School IXL Math License – Disbrow
Hercules Middle School Diabetic Snack Project – Nunez
Hercules MS/HS Sensory Garden Paver Project – Ogura
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Celebrating Diversity – Draper
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Recreational Activities During Lunch Recess – Bradford
Hanna Ranch Elementary School STEM Robotics for Kindergarten – Valdez
Hercules High School Model Aviation Student Club – Otmishi
Hercules Middle School Choices Career Program for 8th Graders
Hanna Ranch Elementary School HDTV & DVD Player for Multicultural Series – Shader
Hanna Ranch Elementary School HDTV & DVD Player for Science & Literature – Cole
Hercules High School STEM Fatale Club – Gatchalian
Hercules High School HDTV for Math-A-Thon Project – Cruzat
Hercules Middle School Custom-Made Stamps for Each Teacher – Anthony
Hercules High School Resources Revitalizing Student Responsiveness – Giusto (DC)

Hercules Education Foundation Projects Funded for 2017-18

School Name Project Title or Description
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Starfall Website License – Valdez
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Books Kids Love – Creeley
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Revamp Workshop Centers – Maxey
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Story Builders Workshops – Cole
Hercules MS/HS Storage and Tools for Sensory Garden – Ogura (DC)
Ohlone Elementary School Fun Materials to Help Special Needs Students Learn (DC)
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Art Printing Project – Draper
Hercules Middle School PTA Teacher Appreciation
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Mono Printing Project – Dwiggens
Hercules Middle School Film and Theater Arts Clothing – Owens
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Egg Incubator & Accessories – Hedeen/Demshok
Lupine Hills Elementary School Literacy Workshop – Dauer-Sargentini
Ohlone Elementary School Ohlone Hackathon – Sims
Hercules, Pinole Valley, John Swett Bay Front Chamber High School Scholarship Fund

Hercules Education Foundation Projects Funded for 2016-17

School Name Project Title or Description
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Lakeshore White Boards – Cole
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Garden Project – Draper
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Science Materials – Szkup
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Multicultural Classroom Library – Creeley
Hercules Middle School Sensory Resource Room – Saez
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Starfall Educational Website – Valdez
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Stand-Up Desk – Mula
Hercules Middle School Hunger Games Project – Peters
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Multicultural Books – Maxey
Hercules Middle School Keep Me Mobile and Connected with Students – Owens (DC)
Hanna Ranch Elementary School Books for Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration – Demshok
Hercules Middle School Choices Career Program
Hercules High School Career Day 2017
Hercules Middle School Books for Struggling Readers – Anthony
Ohlone Elementary School We Are Ready to Learn More Functional Academics! – (DC)
Hercules HS/MS Accessible Picnic Table in Sensory Garden – Ogura (DC)
Lupine Hills Elementary School Student Planners for Grades 3-5
Ohlone Elementary School Hackathon Project – Sims
Bay Front Chamber High School Scholarship Fund