Fall 2018 Grants

Augustine Literacy Project

Charlotte, NC

General operating support for ALP’s core literacy intervention program delivered by highly trained volunteer tutors serving 210 students in high-poverty elementary schools, in addition support for the new HELPS fluency intervention that will serve 350 3rd graders $88,000

BEST NC

State Level – NC

Funding for the TeachNC campaign to capture, cultivate and convert teaching candidates through a Digital Recruitment Platform focused on recruiting, identifying and supporting teacher candidates, improving the quality of teachers and student success $250,000
(over 3 years)

Deans For Impact

State Level – NC

Project support to create a synthesized report on the science of early childhood learning and to convene a Community of Practice with 4-5 deans from NC educator preparation providers to explore strategies for redesigning early childhood educator pathways $50,000

Heart Math Tutoring

Charlotte, NC

General operating support for a math intervention program that reaches over 1,200 students and provides curriculum and on-site support for volunteer tutors in high-poverty CMS elementary schools $140,000
(over 2 years)

International House

Charlotte, NC

Program support for the Rising Readers program, which provides intense literary support over the summer months to a growing population of English language learning students in CMS, serving over 400 students $40,000

NC Early Childhood Foundation

State Level – NC

General operating support for collaborative action to achieve grade-level reading through policy and practice decisions based on research, data, and analysis to improve outcomes for young children with a focus on equity $60,000
(over 2 years)

ourBRIDGE

Charlotte, NC

General operating support for an afterschool program with a focus on literacy for over 150 immigrant and refugee children from Title 1 schools $30,000

Profound Gentlemen

Charlotte, NC

General operating support to promote retention of male educators of color through professional development, leadership and mentorship models $50,000

Research Triangle Institute

State Level – NC

Program support for the North Carolina Large District Consortium, which provides resources for the 12 highest population districts’ Superintendents and Chief Academic Officers to deepen their knowledge and implement evidence-based policies and strategies $120,000
(over 3 years)

SREB

State Level – NC

Program support for the creation of a North Carolina Education Human Capital Roundtable to engage on issues such as promoting workforce diversity, developing effective clinical experiences, and promoting effective partnerships $50,000

UNC Charlotte Cato College of Education

Charlotte, NC

Program support for the Teacher Education Institute that transforms the coaching and mentorship student teachers receive by training 200 district-based clinical educators $225,824
(over 2 years)

UrbanPromise

Charlotte, NC

Program support for a year-round program for 250 low-income students that provides out-of-school-time academic and spiritual development $90,000
(over 2 years)

YMCA of Greater Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

Program support for the Y Readers summer program, closing the achievement gap and preventing summer learning loss for over 800 students at 8+ CMS school sites $75,000