We are thrilled to announce teacher mini grants and green grants are back and applications are open! We're currently accepting applications for 2021–2022. 
HeadsUp will award mini-grants of up to $500 to support school enrichment in the arts, technology, health and literacy.
HeadsUp will award green grants of up to $1000 to support earth-friendly projects and supplies that help SRCS schools consume fewer resources, produce less pollution and waste, and teach ecological responsibility. 

Click the appropriate link below to learn how to apply.

Mini-Grant Application  •  Green Grant Application 
Proposals will be accepted from teachers, principals, consultants and program coordinators at all San Rafael City Schools (SRCS) K-12.
Additionally, students may also apply for green grants.
Grant submissions will be evaluated by a panel of HeadsUp board members.
Submit your proposal no later than November 1, 2021 to HeadsUp via email to minigrant@headsupsr.org. Grants will be awarded by November 15th.



Congratulations to our 2019–20 Teacher Mini-Grant Recipients!



Alexandra Campos, Venetia Valley
Classroom books


Pepe Gonzalez, Short School
12-week dance program


Allie Hoch, Venetia Valley
Materials for Writer’s Workshop program 


Jessica Holloway, San Pedro
Transportation for trip to Slide Ranch


Pierre Littee, Bahia Vista
Mastering Math Musical drama performance


Vanessa Nunez, Laurel Dell
SEL workshops 


Eli Paris, Venetia Valley
Mosaic Outdoor School program


Yolanda Roose, San Pedro
Classroom books


Sheila Torres, Venetia Valley
Spanish language books for bilingual learners


Maria Velarde, San Pedro
Art easel for Transitional Kindergarten class


Sarah Zykanov, San Pedro
Sand and water table for Transitional Kindergarten class



Mateo Dillaway, Venetia Valley
Sectional music instruction for band


Matt McCabe, Davidson Middle School
Computer parts and VR headset for student-designed virtual reality projects


Karla Oseguera & Codie Cox, Davidson Middle School
Transportation for AVID college trips


Josh Powell, Davidson Middle School
Transportation for art class trips to museums




Katy Bernheim, Terra Linda High School
Tripod for art and photography classes


Nichole Caiocca, San Rafael High School

AP statistics camp at Walker Creek


Joan Deamer, San Rafael High School
Curtains for “Bulldawg Theatre”


Johanna Herrera, San Rafael High School
Electric kiln for ceramics


Amy Martinez, Terra Linda High School
Transportation for DeYoung Museum trip

Kevin McSorley, San Rafael High School
Arduino microcontrollers for computers class


Jenna Miller (student) and Teagen Leonhart, Terra Linda High School
Equipment for student-run video news bulletins


Kathy Takemoto & Susana Tolchard, San Rafael High School, Adult Ed
Science books and materials