Recent Grants 

 

photo courtesy of East Durham Children's Initiative

Student Success and Learning

 

Arts Education Grants
Arts Access, Raleigh, NC

Durham Arts Inclusion Project is a professional development effort that will provide inclusion training and support to arts education providers

$10,000
The Center for Documentary Studies, Durham, NC

For the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s 2018-19 Teach the Teachers and 2018 Youth Screening programs

$10,000
Community Health Coalition, Durham, NC

Koalition Kids for Health "My View of A Healthy World" Photovoice Project uses digital photography to improve students' literacy levels and critical thinking through the examination of health issues in their communities

$10,000
Kidznotes, Durham, NC

The Vivaldi Symphonic Orchestra, Kidznote's middle school orchestral curriculum, engages 5th through 8th graders in 21st century skills in the arts

$10,000
Music is Life, Raleigh, NC

Music is Life offers a music enrichment pop-up program, carefully aligned and structured with NCDPI Music Standards that encourages music literacy programming incorporated with STEM

$5,000
Puppet Show, Chapel Hill, NC

Puppet Show promotes and preserves puppetry arts through a series of community outreach programs fostering social emotional learning in young children

$5,000
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, Raleigh, NC

The Council will expand its in-service arts integration professional development program to 32 middle school teachers in two eastern Wake County schools to promote arts education standards and integrate them across the curriculum

$10,000
Voices Together, Durham, NC

Voices Together Little Voices Program uses music-based therapy as an innovative and early intervention program for pre-school students with developmental differences, and offers techniques for their parents to use at home

$5,000

 

K-12 Education Grants
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle, Morrisville, NC

The STEMentor Initiative "SMART Saturday Academy" provides engaging, structured STEM classes, camps, and activities throughout the year to school-aged children in Wake, Durham, and Orange Counties

$10,000
The Center for Inquiry Based Learning, Durham, NC

Engaging Elementary Classrooms with Hands-on STEM: All kindergarten and 5th grade teachers in Durham Public Schools will receive professional development in STEM subjects and kits containing materials for nine weeks of integrated STEM instruction

$10,000
Communities in Schools of Durham, Durham, NC

Sustainable Living & Me integrates science, history, math, and English in an agricultural and biology-focused summer enrichment program that includes a teaching garden

$10,000
Communities in Schools of Wake County, Raleigh, NC

Project CHAMPS is a pilot CIS Wake program that will provide specialized, experiential learning, preparing K-8 students for postsecondary opportunities and the 21st century workforce

$10,000
Hispanic Liaison of Chatham County, Siler City, NC

Orgullo Latinx Pride Youth Group is a year-round program designed to improve academic success for Latinx high school students in Chatham County

$10,000
Durham’s Partnership for Children, Durham, NC

To support Durham’s Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

$5,000
Teachers2Teachers – International, Chapel Hill, NC

Dancing Numbers! Bringing STEM Lessons Alive Through Global Math Stories is a professional development program for teachers from three Chatham County schools to help them teach culturally relevant, globally connected STEM lessons

$10,000
The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center, Durham, NC

The Institute for Civic Engagement gives students the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge for effective civic participation and to research and create a capstone project addressing a community issue.

$10,000
Wake Education Partnership, Raleigh, NC

SummerSTEM is a professional development experience for WCPSS educators, giving teachers project-based learning tools and STEM immersion experiences that bring real-world lessons to their classrooms.

$10,000