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The BASIC Fund: Proof That School Choice Works, Even in California

The BASIC Fund: Proof that school choice works, even in California While achievement indicators of public school students plunge because of COVID school-closure ripple effects, ineffective teaching and curricula, and classroom politicization, school-choice programs, even in blue states like California, are succeeding in improving student outcomes. Across the country, lawmakers in red and red-leaning states […]
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25th anniversary impact slide deck

25th anniversary impact slide deck Brian GriggsBoard President and DirectorWHAT IS THE BASIC FUND?WHAT HAVE WE ACCOMPLISHED?WHAT ARE THE RESULTS?WHAT IS OUR FUTURE? What is The BASIC Fund?Founded in 1998ScholarshipsProvides educational scholarships up to $2,750/year for lower-income1 students to attend 240+ independent schools9 counties served:San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara,San Mateo, Solano, Marin, Sonoma, […]
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First Republic Bank Founder Jim Herbert makes rare public appearance to kick off education endowment

First Republic Bank Founder Jim Herbert makes rare public appearance to kick off education endowment First Republic Bank founder Jim Herbert debuted a $40 million endowment campaign at the Basic Fund’s 25th Anniversary Luncheon this week. Herbert is chairman of the Basic Fund, which helps students from low-income families attend private schools. First Republic Bank […]
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The BASIC Fund is a privately funded 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to advance education equity for low-income families by helping offset the cost of tuition at private schools in the Bay Area.

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