Fall 2021 Grants

Augustine Literacy Project

Charlotte, NC

General operating support to provide intensive in-person and virtual tutoring to 350 1st-3rd grade readers who are one or more years behind in reading to improve foundational reading skills $100,000
(over 2 years)

Charlotte Speech & Hearing Center

Charlotte, NC

Program support for 220 students to strengthen core language competencies required for literacy success, increasing expressive language and reading comprehension while receiving mindfulness techniques $52,500
(over 2 years)

International House of Metrolina

Charlotte, NC

Program support for over 500 English Language Learners to receive literacy tutoring afterschool and during the summer months $100,000
(over 2 years)

National Black Child Development Institute - Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

Program support to increase reading proficiency through empowering families and caregivers and providing individualized literacy tutoring for students $55,000

NC Alliance for School Leadership Development

State Level – NC

Design and evaluation support for the AP Accelerator, targeted leadership development and coaching of NC’s strongest assistant principals in order to increase the number of principal-ready candidates across the state $93,000
(over 2 years)

North Carolina State University

State Level – NC

Research funding to survey elementary school principals across NC to capture the extent to which current practices are aligned with new standards for effective Pre-K-3rd grade leadership $75,000

Public School Forum of North Carolina

State Level – NC

Program support for a cohort of six school districts and educator preparation programs to create models for recruiting and retaining an effective, diverse teacher workforce $160,536
(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

TNTP

State Level – NC

Program support for the NC Early Literacy Collaborative that will support select districts in implementing evidence-based, high-quality literacy instruction and materials for Pre-K-3rd grade students $100,000

YMCA of Greater Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

Program support for Y Readers year-round programming to accelerate literacy growth for over 1600 K-3 students in CMS $150,000
(over 2 years)

Spring 2021 Grants

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