Our Top 10 Grants Finalists for 2018

The top 10 grant applicants are: Arts & Culture: Goodyear Arts: Supports excellent local artists, providing paid residencies, studio space, community art classes, art shows, and other events. Tosco Music: Operating support of a mission that breaks down the barriers between performers and audiences to celebrate the incredible power of music and bringing people together. Education:                                                                                                  Meck-Ed: Addresses the increasing college and career readiness gaps facing the most vulnerable student populations in CMS. The program provides social navigation services and work-based learning opportunities to Title 1 school juniors and seniors. Charlotte Bilingual Preschool: To remove the educational and social inequities that block opportunities for Charlotte’s Latino students by creating a socio-economically and linguistically integrated preschool classroom. Environment: Conservation Trust for North Carolina: A youth conservation corps that uses the natural world as a platform to teach young people environmental stewardship, job and life skills, leadership, community service, and personal responsibility. WFAE 90.7, University Radio Foundation Inc.: To provide for a significant focus on environmental reporting by investing in an environmental journalist and broadcast productions related to regional environmental issues   Health: Children’s Hope Alliance: Supports TASK program designed to meet the complex needs of youth who have caused sexual harm utilizing a multi-modal approach to treatment and allowing for the therapy these youths need to break the cycle of abuse. Hope Haven: Provide a nurse practitioner at...