Natomas Schools Foundation Participating in Big Day of Giving

The Natomas Schools Foundation is participating in the Big Day of Giving from now through May 5th! The Big Day of Giving is an opportunity for the community to participate in a giving challenge to assist non-profit organizations like the Natomas Schools Foundation to help fulfill their mission to support students.

Get in on the giving to help us raise $5,000 and more! Donations are now being accepted at https://www.bigdayofgiving.org/natomasschoolsfoundation.

The Natomas Schools Foundation supports the academic, athletic and artistic achievement of the students served by Natomas Unified School District. The foundation provides annual scholarships to graduating high school seniors, chromebooks to students, grants for teacher art and athletics supply, and emergency support funds for students in need.

The Natomas Schools Foundation is a registered non-profit and all donation are tax deductible.

Big Day of Giving 2022 donate now through may 5, 2022

Scholarship Deadline extended until April 22, 2022

To allow enough time for current high school seniors to apply, Natomas Schools Foundation is extending the deadline for its Scholarship Program to Friday, April 22, 2022 at 6 p.m. Scholarship funds can be used toward expenses at a two-year college, four-year college, or trade school. More information and an application form are posted below.

Natomas Schools Foundation Now Accepting Applications for 2022 Scholarship Program

The Natomas Schools Foundation is offering six $1,500 scholarships and four $1,000 scholarships this spring to deserving current high school seniors who attend the Natomas Unified School District and plan to further their education.

Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher and have served 50 hours or more in formal employment or volunteer service during the past two years, which can include school clubs. A short essay is required about lessons learned from that service and how it will help you achieve your future goals.

The entry deadline is Friday, April 8 by 6 p.m. Recipients will be notified before the end of the scheduled school year by the Natomas Schools Foundation, a nonprofit group committed to raising funds to benefit students attending schools within the Natomas Unified School District boundaries.

Scholarship funds can be used toward expenses at a two-year college, four-year college, or trade school. More information and an application form are posted below.

Inderkum’s Sabor Latino Club paints mural on ‘The Book’ in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month sponsored by Natomas Schools Foundation

The Natomas community can now enjoy a beautiful, new mural on “The Book” along Del Paso Road near Inderkum High School painted and designed by students in the Natomas Unified School District. The mural was spearheaded by Inderkum High School’s Sabor Latino Club, which is open to all students to promote community service and appreciation of Hispanic cultural heritage. Natomas Schools Foundation sponsored the painting.

Pictured below are Sabor Latino students Nadia Aspera, Maribella Cruz Mercado, Isabella Gutierrez, Daniela Rodriguez, Sofia Rodriguez, Jayden Rona (artist), Jordan Davis, Cynthia Rodriguez, Jennifer Chan, Emi Nogen, Evelyn Arius, and Victoria Atherley. Students were joined by their advisor Maria Atherley.

Inderkum students in front of

NSF awards 10 scholarships totaling $11,000

To celebrate the achievement of graduating seniors, the Natomas Schools Foundation continued its annual tradition of awarding scholarships to deserving students. The scholarships are awarded to students intending to pursue a college education and exemplify commitment in their academics and community service. Congratulations to the following recipients, and thank you to our donors for supporting the NSF on the Big Day of Giving.

The 2021 NSF Scholarship Recipients are:

Kashvi Dwarka, IHS, $1,500, UC Davis

Estefania Garcia, NHS, $1,500, UC Davis

Emily Tang, IHS, $1,000, UCLA

Liliana Gonzalez, IHS, $1,000, UC Berkeley

Angel Prasad, IHS, $1,000, UC Berkeley

Amol Budhiraja, IHS, $1,000, UC Berkeley

Anna Nicholas, IHS, $1,000, Westmont

Sierra Garrett, PFAA, $1,000, Southern Oregon University

Bradley Carlton, IHS, $1,000, Grinnell College

Trisha Nagin, IHS, $1,000, UCLA

NSF Scholarship recipient
NSF 2021 Scholarship recipients
NSF 2021 Scholarship recipients standing in front of Inderkum High School
NSF 2021 Scholarship recipients in front of Natomas High School

Natomas Schools Foundation Participating in Big Day of Giving

The Natomas Schools Foundation is participating in the Big Day of Giving on Thursday, May 6th! Big Day of Giving is an opportunity for the community to participate in a 24-hour giving challenge to support non-profit organizations like the Natomas Schools Foundation to help fulfill their mission to support students.

Our goal is to raise $10.000 on May 6th!  To get in on the giving specifically on May 6th, please visit https://www.bigdayofgiving.org/natomasschoolsfoundation.

The Natomas Schools Foundation supports the academic, athletic and artistic achievement of the students served by Natomas Unified School District by providing annual scholarships to graduating high school seniors, providing chromebooks to students, through teacher art and athletics supply grants, and emergency support funds for students in need.

Natomas School Foundation participating in Big Day of Giving donation information

NSF Accepting Applications for 2021 Scholarships

The Natomas Schools Foundation (NSF) is proud to announce its annual scholarship program. In 2021 the NSF will be offering scholarships to students who attend high school in the Natomas Unified School District. We are offering multiple scholarships for current high school seniors.

See application for more information!

NSF Awards Thousands of Dollars in Scholarships to Graduating Seniors

The end of high school for the Class of 2020 came to a close in a way no one could have predicted. Despite the ever-changing world around them, the scholarship recipients of the Natomas Schools Foundation, greeted Board President Sonia Mercado and Board member Mariana Corona Sabeniano, with smiles as they presented a certificate acknowledging their hard work.

To celebrate the achievement of graduating seniors, the Natomas Schools Foundation (NSF) continued its tradition of awarding student scholarships to deserving students. The scholarships are awarded to students intending to pursue a college education and who have exemplified commitment in their academics and community service.

The NSF Scholarship Committee consisted of Mariana Corona Sabeniano, NSF Vice President Monty Maxwell, and NSF Board Member Brenda Borge. The Committee recommended and the NSF Board of Directors approved awarding ten scholarships, totaling $5,500.

The 2020 NSF Scholarship Recipients are:

Binita Mehta, Inderkum High School (UC Berkeley)$1,000

Sharod Nandi, Inderkum High School (UC Davis)$1000

Alana Smith, Natomas Charter School – PFAA (Howard University)$500

Isabel Gatdula, Inderkum High School (UC Berkeley)$500

Samantha Iraheta, Natomas High School (UC Davis)$500

Sonia Singh, Inderkum High School (University of the Pacific)$500

Tayybah, Iqbal, Natomas Charter School – PFAA (Sacramento State)$500

Timothy Dixon, Inderkum High School (Howard University)$500

Mariana Jones, Inderkum High School (UCLA)-$250

Marc Rodriguez, Inderkum High School (San Diego State)$250

Even though there will not be any crossing the stage, crowds cheering, group hugs, nor honking as seniors drive away one-last time from their high school, Natomas will still celebrate the Class of 2020. Graduates proudly display lawn signs with their photos or the name of their high school or future college.

While we will celebrate differently this year, it does not change how proud we are of our Natomas Unified School District graduates. Congratulations, Class of 2020!

NSF President and Board Member handing out scholarship to student
NSF President and Board Member handing out scholarship to student
NSF President and Board Member handing out scholarship to student
NSF President and Board Member handing out scholarship to student
NSF President and Board Member handing out scholarship to student
NSF President and Board Member handing out scholarship to student
NSF President and Board Member handing out scholarship to student
NSF President and Board Member handing out scholarship to student
NSF President and Board Member handing out scholarship to student
NSF President and Board Member handing out scholarship to student