benefited from a long time partnership with commissioners from Harris County Precincts 1, 2 & 4. These commissioners have provided funds and in-kind contributions for schools in their precincts.
Houston City Council Members have attended SPARK groundbreaking and dedication ceremonies and have helped recruit volunteers. The Mayor's office provides office space and related supplies, which allows administrative costs to be kept to a minimum.
funding has also come from the City of Houston
Department of Housing and Community Development
in the form of Federal Block Grants. Federal
money can be used on projects which qualify by
SPARK has also
received Federal Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG) funding through Harris County for
Harlem Elementary in Goose Creek CISD, McWhirter Elementary in Clear Creek ISD, and Carroll Academy in Aldine ISD. CDBG funding through the City of Pasadena helped fund parks at Parks Elementary and Matthys Elementary.