Resources & Publications
Please Note: All links to external resources are intended for informational purposes only. We do not exercise any editorial control over the information provided, nor does inclusion constitute an endorsement by The David B. Gold Foundation.
Early Childhood Education
- National Association for the Education of Young Children
A national membership organization promoting excellence in early childhood education.
- National Center for Family Literacy
Tools, training and resources for individuals and literacy programs.
- Childhood Matters
Radio show and website rich with parenting and early childhood resources.
- First Five San Francisco
Resources for parents, teachers and preschools.
Afterschool Program Development and Assessment
- The Best of Both Worlds: Aligning Afterschool Programs with Youth Development Principles and Academic Standards
Produced by the Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center
- Getting It Right: Strategies for After-School Success
A detailed guide to developing and sustaining a quality after school program. Created by Public/Private Ventures.
- After-School Toolkit: Tips, Techniques and Templates for Improving Program Quality
A hands-on guide for implementing quality programming in the after-school hours. Also from Public/Private Ventures
School Garden Planning and Curriculum
- California School Garden Network
Extensive resources for developing school gardens.
- San Francisco Green Schoolyard Alliance
Provides resources, training, and advocacy to school communities to help them create and sustain outdoor learning environments.
- Center for Ecoliteracy
Seminars, consulting, books, teaching guides, and publications supporting a diverse range of approaches to schooling for sustainability.
- Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
Education center and organic farm in Northern California’s Sonoma County.
Resources for Individuals
- The Foundation Center
Training and resources for individual and non-profit grant seekers.
- Grants for the Arts
Website of Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund (GFTA)
- California Arts Council
Grant programs and special initiatives for organizations and individuals in the arts.
- Community Initiatives
Provides a vehicle for public-private, collaborative, new, and temporary efforts that benefit the community but are not incorporated as independent, nonprofit corporations.