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    Scholarships – Apply Now

    Who is eligible? To be eligible for a scholarship grant, applicants must have a parent who has been killed or seriously injured as a result of a work related accident that meets the criteria of the California Workers’ Compensation Act and that has resulted in demonstrated financial need. Applicants must also meet the following requirements: […]

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    What we do

    Kids’ Chance of California is a non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to provide need-based educational scholarships to the children of California workers who have been fatally or seriously injured on the job. Why Kids Chance? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, California alone had over 450,000 disabling injuries  resulting in 375 work-related deaths […]

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    In the News…

    Kids’ Chance of California Announces Call for Scholarship Applications Providing educational scholarships for children of California’s injured and fallen workers April 29, 2013 05:09 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kids’ Chance of California is a non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to provide need-based educational scholarships to the children of California workers who have been […]

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    Special Thanks

      Special thanks to the generous donations of our Founding Sponsors: Sedgwick, Boxer & Gerson, LLP, California Self-Insurers Association and Paradigm Outcomes. It is with their support that Kids Chance of California has a solid foundation to begin its’ mission in 2013 to offer educational scholarships and to establish sustainable scholarships in future years. Due to their […]

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Be a Sponsor

As a non-profit, your help is critical in making the California Chapter of Kids’ Chance a successful organization. Your contribution will make a difference in the life of a student whose educational opportunities have been dramatically limited because of a serious or fatal work-related injury to a parent or guardian. FOUNDING SPONSOR Commitment made in […]

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Kids’ Chance Nationally

Kids’ Chance Continues to Expand Nationally Kids’ Chance was founded in 1988 in the state of Georgia and has expanded to 28 states over last 24 years. Kids’ Chance has awarded more than 2,000 scholarships totaling more than $5 million in educational assistance. To learn more, please visit our national website at http://www.kidschance.org/.


Meet the Board

                                            The Kids’ Chance Board of Directors and Members at Large believe that children are society’s most valuable resource. We have an obligation to give children the tools they need to succeed in life. […]

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Scholarship Recipients

In 2016, Kids’ Chance was able to award scholarships to several talented young students affected by work-related accidents. Stories from our recipients below.   Trent I am at heart a country born kid who has always held a special love for farmland communities. I grew up in Enumclaw a town consisting of 12,000 people which […]


Past Events

Making a Difference — PG&E Human Resources team takes advantage of their company’s volunteer program to earn a grant for Kids’ Chance of California. By gathering a minimum of 10 volunteers to dedicate time in the community, they earned $250 to donate to the charity of their choice.  This group volunteered at GLIDE  in downtown […]