Enlaces outreach specialists work with Hispanic students at three partner middle schools. Weekly student meetings help participants to build positive connections with teachers, parents and peers, and monthly parent workshops help parents to reach out to their children and better navigate school procedures. The Parent Ambassador component of the program trains parents to become leaders […]

Museum of Life and Science

Community Care Grant Project Name & Year Funded: Ignite Learning, 2012-2015 About the Museum of Life and Science: Our mission is to create a place of lifelong learning where people, from young child to senior citizen, embrace science as a way of knowing about themselves, their community, and their world. […]

Durham’s Partnership for Children

Community Care Grant Project Name & Year Funded: Kindergarten…Here I come!, 2016 Durham Transition to Kindergarten Teams, 2015 School Readiness Expansion Activities, 2014 Blast off to Kindergarten Kits, 2012-2013 About Durham’s Partnership for Children: Durham’s Partnership for Children’s mission is to mobilize and unify the Durham community to create and support innovative and successful collaborative approaches […]

Scrap Exchange

Community Care Grant Project Name & Year Funded: Lakewood Community Garden at the Scrap Exchange, 2015 Early Education Creativity Development Project, 2014 Collections and Materials Processing at the Scrap Exchange, 2013 About the Scrap Exchange: The Scrap Exchange’s mission is to promote creativity, environmental awareness, and community through reuse. Since 1991, we have been collecting materials […]

Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association

Community Care Grant Project Name & Year Funded: Ellerbe Creek Explorers Club & Family Explorer’s Club, 2016 Ellerbe Creek Explorers Club, 2014-2015 About the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association: The Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association envisions a living creek connecting human and natural communities in Durham. […]

Book Harvest

Community Care Grant Project Name & Year Funded: Books on Break at Lakewood Elementary School, 2014-2016 10,000 Books for Kids on MLK Day, 2013 Books for Free, 2012 About Book Harvest: Book Harvest is a nonprofit organization that provides books to Triangle children in need. Having plenty of books at home helps children start kindergarten ready to […]

Communities In Schools of Durham

Community Care Grant Project Name & Year Funded: Engaging Parents and Caretakers in a Student’s Success, 2015 Communities in Schools of Durham Elementary School Student Support Specialist, 2014 Durham Graduation Coaches, 2013 About Communities in Schools of Durham: Our mission is a bold one: Surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay […]