Branson students uplift kids by sharing guitar skills

Esteban Preciado and Andrew Murr are juniors at the Branson School in Ross and were able to arrange weekly group lessons during Bridge the Gap’s after-school program for the Sausalito Marin City School District. Murr, Preciado and others in the Branson Rock Band class have been teaching guitar lessons to the children at the district’s […]

Advancing Educational Equity: A Message from Lisa Raffel, Executive Director

At Bridge the Gap, we are deeply committed to ensuring that every student has the opportunity to achieve their full potential. As the Executive Director of Bridge the Gap, I am honored to share thoughts about why this is so important to the future of young people and our country. At Bridge the Gap, we […]

May On the Scene – Marin Magazine

Here are some of the most fun and fabulous local galas, fundraisers, celebrations and other events to see and be seen at this month around Marin County and in the Bay Area. May 2 Bridge the Gap’s Vines and Vision Gala Sausalito’s Bridge the Gap hosts its annual Vines & Vision Gala to support its […]

Inspiration in Action: Kimberly Ingram’s Leadership Journey at BTG

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are honored to spotlight Kimberly Ingram, the inspirational Vice President of Operations and Finance at Bridge the Gap (BTG). Kimberly’s journey is one of remarkable dedication and passion for educational equity and empowerment, making her an exemplary figure in our community. Kimberly Ingram stands as a testament to […]

Marin educational equity project thrives from modest origins

“When the late pastor Fred Small started a reading program with a couple of friends in 1995, it was one of the first volunteer efforts to advance educational equity in Marin. Small, who was the pastor of People’s Inter-Cities Fellowship in Marin City, and the volunteers would read to small groups of students at the […]

Nonprofit of the Year 2023 – Giving Marin

“As a nonprofit, Bridge the Gap has shown exemplary leadership in addressing crucial issues such as educational equity and community development,” Assemblymember Connolly said. Read more 

2023 CA Nonprofit of the Year

We’re proud to share some exciting news: Bridge the Gap has been selected as Nonprofit of the Year by Assemblymember Damon Connolly of the 12th District. We’re so honored to be included among some 100 other nonprofits in CA recognized for making a difference in their communities. Read more