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PEF offers technical assistance to the PUSD by coordinating and writing grant applications to government agencies as requested by the PUSD. In recent years grant applications have brought over $5 million annually to PUSD projects from government grants.

These include:

California Career Pathway Trust  $3,000,000

21st Century Community Learning Centers for High Schools - $875,000/year
California Department of Education provides grants for Pasadena LEARNs to provide after school programs at four  PUSD high schools. 

Kaiser Thriving Schools Grant / Peaceful Playgrounds - $70,000

McKinney - Vento Homeless Education Grant

Magnet Schools Assistance Program Supplemental Funding - $66,000

Commuity Development Block Grants Through City of Pasadena - $200,000

PEF also writes grants to foundations and corporations to support education initiatives in the PUSD.

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