Lemon Grove School District, a California Consulting Client, Secures Nearly $10 Million in Grant Funding


Lemon Grove School District (LGSD) Secures Nearly $10 Million in Grant Funding: A Testament to Vision and Collaboration 

California Consulting is thrilled to announce a significant achievement for Lemon Grove School District:  the successful acquisition of over $9.9 million in grant funding! This remarkable accomplishment,  achieved through the dedicated teamwork of our K-12 Grant Writer, Christine Stanley, and the  unwavering commitment of Lemon Grove SD’s administration, marks a significant milestone in their  journey toward educational excellence and community empowerment. 

Let's take a closer look at the incredible grants that have been secured: 

1. CDE Community Schools Partnership Program Implementation Grant - $1,425,000 

This grant will lay the groundwork for community school initiatives, fostering partnerships and  implementing programs that support the holistic development of every student. 

2. CDE FY 23 Community Schools Partnership Program (CSPP) Implementation - $5,700,000 

Building upon the success of existing programs, this substantial grant will enable us to expand and  enhance our community school model, ensuring that every child has access to the resources and  support they need to succeed. 

3. California Community Colleges K-12 Strong Workforce Partnership (SWP) - $88,592 

With a focus on workforce readiness, this grant will bolster our career and technical education  programs, equipping students with the skills and experiences necessary for success in the 21st-century  economy.

4. Department of Education School-Based Mental Health Services Grant Program - $2,774,349 

Recognizing the importance of mental health and well-being, this grant will enable LGSD to expand  access to comprehensive mental health services for its students, ensuring that every child receives the  support they need to thrive. 

Total Impact: $9,987,941 with a 13,950% Return on Investment 

These grants will play a vital role in serving the LGSD community, addressing critical needs and  empowering its students to reach their full potential. From enhancing educational programs to  expanding access to mental health services, each grant represents a significant step forward in LGSD’s  mission to provide a world-class education for every child. 

A Vision for the Future 

Under the visionary leadership of Interim Superintendent Marianna Vinson, Lemon Grove School District is poised to continue its journey of excellence and innovation. With a steadfast commitment to student success and community engagement, the administration’s vision for the future is driving LGSD’s community toward new heights of achievement and impact. 

We extend our heartfelt gratitude and congratulations to everyone who played a part in securing these transformative grants. From our dedicated project  manager, Christine Stanley, to Lemon Grove SD’s visionary leadership team, tireless staff, and  supportive community partners, this achievement is a testament to the power of collaboration and  determination. 

"Grants are more than just funds; they're bridges connecting dreams to reality. Together, with dedication  and collaboration, we're building pathways to success for every student in Lemon Grove School District."  - Christine Stanley, Cal Consulting K-12 Grant Writer 

As we celebrate this momentous occasion, let us reaffirm our commitment to excellence, equity, and  opportunity for all. Together, we will continue to build a brighter future for Lemon Grove School District  and the communities we serve. 

"With each grant secured, we're not only unlocking vital resources but also fulfilling the promise of  providing our children with the quality education they deserve." – Interim Superintendent Marianna  Vinson, LGSD 

Interim Superintendent Vinson is pictured with CEO Steve Samuelian and Management Assistant  Clayton Owens at the CASBO conference.