Patch Picks: 5 Local Nonprofits
Making a Difference

Located in Richmond, this organization was founded in 1983 by a group of altruistic parents. A primary activity is giving mini-grants to teachers each year for special classroom or school-wide projects. Grants go directly to teachers. The organization partners with the West Contra Costa Unified School District but is its own separate entity. The Ed Fund has contributed to many El Cerrito schools.

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