Alice Chavez Pardini Education Advancement Grant

The San Francisco Chapter of the California Council of the Blind will give a grant of up to $2,500 to a legally blind Bay Area student who can best demonstrate the need to improve his or her educational or employment opportunities.

The 2011 Alice Chavez Pardini Education Advancement Grant will be awarded to a legally blind student in grades 6 through 12, college, graduate school or a certificate program who lives in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or San Mateo counties.

To request an application and instruction form, or for further details, contact: Charlie Dorris (415-775-0487, or Ellie Lee (415-378-6079,

A completed application form and essay must be postmarked by October 31, 2011, and sent to:

The Alice Fund Committee
c/o Charlie Dorris
966 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94133