Fall 2020 Grants

Augustine Literacy Project

Charlotte, NC

General operating support for ALP’s core literacy intervention program delivered virtually in school year 2020-21 by highly trained volunteer tutors serving 200 students in high-poverty CMS elementary schools $75,000

BEST NC

State Level – NC

General operating support for BEST NC, a nonprofit, non-partisan coalition of business leaders committed to transforming North Carolina education through state policy and advocacy $70,000
(over 2 years)

BEST NC

State Level – NC

Program support to elevate the Advanced Teaching Roles initiative across North Carolina, by convening, informing and advocating for more educators to have the opportunity to extend their reach to more students and/or lead teams of teachers, ultimately increasing the number of students across the state who have access to a highly effective teacher $15,000

EducationNC

State Level – NC

General operating support for EdNC's independent reporting and research on critical issues affecting students, educators, and families across the state of North Carolina $60,000
(over 2 years)

National Black Child Development Institute - Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

Program support to improve literacy skills in 11 elementary schools through Active Reading training and family engagement $40,000

ourBRIDGE for Kids

Charlotte, NC

General operating support for an afterschool program with a focus on literacy for over 150 immigrant and refugee children from Title 1 CMS schools $70,000
(over 2 years)

Queens University

Charlotte, NC

Program support for Queens School Executive Leadership Academy (SELA), a program that prepares new school leaders and principals through a partnership with Queens' McColl School of Business, Cato College of Education, and CMS $35,000

TrueSchool

Charlotte, NC

Program support to develop Principal Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) for up to 40 Charlotte-area principals focused on distributed leadership, student-centered learning, and teacher agency $100,000

United Way of Central Carolinas

Charlotte, NC

Program support for community partner collaboration focused on supporting students and families throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools $20,000

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

State Level – NC

Program support to study student rostering practices statewide and offer solutions to increase students’ equitable access to highly effective teachers $189,717
(over 2 years)

Spring 2020 Grants

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