Time to Thrive

Pandemic Relief

Mission Statement

Provide relief from the effects of the pandemic for high school students in the
Folsom Cordova community.


"You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have." - Bob Marley


The Perla Academic Scholarship

Named in honor of a determined seven year old, The Perla Scholarship offers a FCUSD high school student up to $1,000 for the spring ‘21 term for academic tutoring or educational enrichment opportunities. The scholarship funds will be paid directly to a business, or a teacher / FCUSD-endorsed private tutor of the winner's choosing. The final amount of the scholarship will be determined based on the request.

Two recipients will be selected from among eligible applicants for the spring term.

Perla Scholarship

The GPJ Sports Scholarship

Designed for the Folsom community high school aged athlete whose ability to participate in the sport they love has been impacted by pandemic-related financial hardship, the GPJ Sports Scholarship offers up to $1,000 for the remainder of the ‘21 calendar year.


Funds can be used to pay for club dues, equipment, sport-related travel fees, private training or other fees enabling access to athletic pursuits. A specific amount will be granted based on the purpose described and funds will be distributed directly to the winner by the Folsom Athletic Association.


Two recipients will be selected from among eligible applicants. This scholarship is being offered in partnership with the Folsom Athletic Association



GPJ Sports Scholarship



The Mix Tape Music Scholarship

Designed for the FCUSD high school aged musician whose ability to participate in the musical pursuits they love has been impacted by pandemic-related financial hardship, the Mix Tape Music Scholarship offers up to $1,000 for the remainder of the ‘21 calendar year.


Funds can be used to pay for lessons, instruments, association dues, or other fees enabling access to musical pursuits. A specific amount will be granted based on the purpose described and funds will be distributed directly to a business or businesses of the winner's choosing by FCUSD.


Two recipients will be selected from among eligible applicants.


Mix Tape Music Scholarship


Questions? You can reach us at timetothrivepandemicrelief@gmail.com.