SESLOC has a strong commitment to education and supports classroom learning, creativity and innovation.
Each year SESLOC offers thousands of dollars in education grants to local schools.
In 2020, SESLOC passed a milestone, surpassing $100,000 in education grants awarded to local K-12 teachers since the program was launched in 2013. These grants support local educators by expanding classroom level resources and supporting projects that reflect the Credit Union values of:
Grants are available
in amounts up to $500.
Open to pre-K through 12th grade classroom teachers and directors of enrichment programs at accredited schools within San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties.
Application Deadline & Notification
The Education Grant application is simple and easy – just download the one-page application below, fill it out, and email it with a description of your project to [email protected]. The deadline for applications is the last day of any calendar month. Teachers will be notified of acceptance or denial by the middle of the following month. Applications may be submitted up to four months prior to project implementation date.
At the conclusion of the project, successful candidates may be invited meet the SESLOC Board of Directors and report on the success of the project.
See what educators have accomplished
with the help of a SESLOC Education Grant.
More about SESLOC Education Grants
From the News+ Blog
In 2023, SESLOC funded $26,015 in Education Grants, supporting 55 Central Coast teachers. Education Grants expand curriculums and support the addition of materials and resources to engage students.
In 2022, SESLOC reached a milestone, surpassing $150,000 in education grants awarded to local K-12 teachers. Each month since 2013, SESLOC has awarded education grants in amounts up to $500 for innovative and creative classroom projects and equipment that go beyond the usual classroom budgets.
SESLOC Education Grants provide funding to support innovation and expand supplies at local K-12 schools. Here’s how a few teachers recently used grants to support their students’ return to the classroom: