The Natomas Schools Foundation has launched two helping-hand programs offering Chromebook laptop computers to 15 students who need them for schoolwork and $250 mini-grants to applicants proposing projects or purchases to benefit students in the Natomas Unified School District.

The Natomas Schools Foundation is a nonprofit group committed to supporting the academic, artistic and athletic achievements of students within NUSD boundaries, and to enhancing relationships between the district’s schools and the Natomas community.

NSF will award Chromebooks through its “NextGen Computer Grant Program” to 15 students in 5th through 12th grades. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of academic performance and potential, leadership potential, service to others, and need for a computer to maintain or improve their academic performance. Applications must be submitted by March 31 to the NUSD Ed Center, 1901 Arena Blvd.

NSF’s Mini-Grant Program will provide 10 grants of $250 apiece to assist applicants in a project or purchase to benefit NUSD’s student population. Applications must be submitted by the first Tuesday of each month to the District Ed Center, 1901 Arena Blvd. They will be reviewed monthly until all 10 grants have been awarded.

Additional details and registration forms are posted below.

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