The CMS Foundation is the official nonprofit partner for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), raising money to support the district’s highest strategic priorities. Harnessing the power of private... Learn more »
KIPP Charlotte is a free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public charter school serving over 850 students in grades K-8 and 650 high school and college alumni. KIPP Charlotte serves communities... Learn more »
Charlotte Bilingual Preschool (CltBP) has dedicated 20 years to providing innovative, two-generation solutions for preparing Spanish-speaking children for success. Core services include the 5-star... Learn more »
The Y is a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other. Working locally, we focus on empowering young people, improving... Learn more »
UMBA Bright Stars-Beyond the School Day, provides excellent K-5 after school and summer camp programs that assist every child to become proficient readers and mathematics “Stars.” Every child is... Learn more »
Heart Math Tutoring recruits and supports volunteers as one-on-one tutors in high-poverty CMS elementary schools during the school day. Heart has developed a fun, hands-on, CMS approved curriculum... Learn more »
Our mission is to improve the reading, writing, and spelling skills of low-income students who struggle with literacy by providing free, long-term, one-on-one instruction from highly trained... Learn more »
Faith, Hope, and Love Mentoring is a Christ centered inner city program which serves and assists the students and families in Charlotte. Our program changes underachieving students (ages K-8) and... Learn more »
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County has the sole mission of ensuring that every child in our county enters kindergarten healthy and ready to learn. Smart Start provides funding for programs in health,... Learn more »
Our mission: To ensure that young people in Mecklenburg County have access to an excellent public education that results in the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to lead productive,... Learn more »
Our purpose is to engage, honor and inspire the Charlotte area’s outstanding teachers to promote the engaged retention of these outstanding educators in the profession. Teachers will share best... Learn more »
La Escuelita San Marcos (LESM) has served the Spanish-speaking children of North Mecklenburg and their families for the past 8 years. LESM is the only bilingual parent cooperative preschool in North... Learn more »
GenerationNation develops a new generation of civic leaders.
Through GenerationNation, students build civic literacy, social capital, and civic leadership from an early age. Programs include... Learn more »
Our mission is to a build community of male educators of color who provide a profound additional impact on boys of color.
Our vision is to retain educators who dismantle the cradle to prison pipeline... Learn more »
Since 2002, Classroom Central has provided free school supplies to area students in need. Supporting 127,000 students across six school districts, our team provides everything from notebooks and... Learn more »
Promising Pages is a nonprofit organization that collects new and donated books and shares them with children living in the Charlotte Area Book Desert: those with few, if any, books at home. Our... Learn more »
Girls on the Run inspires girls to live joyful, healthy, and confident lives through their 10 week physical activity based program. The after-school program is designed to inspire girls of all... Learn more »
Lakewood Preschool Cooperative is a TUITION FREE, nonprofit preschool that serves 48 children beginning at age two.
-We are a 5 Star rated child development center
-We partner with families by... Learn more »
Girl Scouts is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In... Learn more »
Established in 2013, the Steve Smith Family Foundation is dedicated to providing hope and inspiration to those in need and advancing causes that are close to the heart of the founder’s family,... Learn more »