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Education Grants

Education
Grants

Grant Description

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Investments designed to support local students of all ages within the local public education systems and local advanced learning institutions.

GRANT RECIPIENTS

Success School Pilot SBDP

Year: 2018

Amount: $250,000

Information: A two year grant to implement a 'Success School' pilot at Johnson Elementary School to reverse current academic trends in 3rd grade reading proficiency.

Website: http://www.smartbeginningsdp.org/

Danville Science Center Expansion

Year: 2018

Amount: $3,000,000

Information: To match funds from the state of Virginia and others for facility improvements and to procure four new permanent displays/exhibits.

Website: http://dsc.smv.org/

Teacher Creativity Grants - DP Chamber

Year: 2017

Amount: $150,000

Information: A one-year continuation of the Teacher Creativity grants and Educator of the Year award programs.

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

Caswell County Schools

Year: 2017

Amount: $117,200

Information: A STEM Lab and after-school program matching grant made with the Golden Leaf Foundation. The grant will cover the following expenses: use of and fuel for tutoring buses; drivers for buses; teacher stipends and training on the PITSCO lab equipment and curriculum.

Website: http://www.caswell.k12.nc.us/

History United

Year: 2016

Amount: $702,556

Information: Funding for a three-year History United project to cultivate an inclusive historical narrative and future identity for the Dan River Region.

Website: http://www.historyunited.org/

Smart Beginnings Danville Pittsylvania

Year: 2015

Amount: $2,926,000

Information: To continue and expand regional efforts to improve educational outcomes in Danville and Pittsylvania County.

Website: http://www.smartbeginningsdp.org/

City of Danville Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Year: 2015

Amount: $19,570

Information: To create a "Maker's Space" in the Danville Public Library.

Website: http://playdanvilleva.com/

Caswell County Schools

Year: 2015

Amount: $1,901,460.00

Information: 1:1 Caswell Flow - to provide every student in grades 3-12 in Caswell County with a mobile computer device.

Website: http://www.caswell.k12.nc.us/

Danville Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2014

Amount: $168,400.00

Information: Matching funds to expand DCC's Career Coach Program throughout high schools in Danville and Pittsylvania County.

Website: https://www.dcc.vccs.edu/

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2014

Amount: $450,000.00

Information: Chamber Teacher Creativity and Educator of the Year programs

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

Pittsylvania County Schools

Year: 2014

Amount: $669,100.00

Information: Creation of the STEM Academy to increase the number of students pursuing STEM career opportunities. $669,100.00 2014 education http://www.pcs.k12.va.us/public/news.html

Website: http://www.pcs.k12.va.us/public/news.html

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2013

Amount: $150,000.00

Information: Teacher Creativity and Teacher of the Year Grant Program for 2013

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

Caswell County Partnership for Children

Year: 2012

Amount: $24,937.00

Information: To complete the groundwork for the Casville Youth Initiative and prepare an application for major funding to support the initiative as well as its replication/diffusion, over the next five years.

Website: http://www.bgcdanville.org/

Danville Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2012

Amount: $12,430.00

Information: To distribute UP 3D printers to 6 area schools and include a program to train area school systems on their use. Will encourage innovation in the local school system and inspire the creativity of the area's students.

Website: https://www.dcc.vccs.edu/

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2012

Amount: $150,000.00

Information: To provide funding for the Chamber of Commerce Teacher Creativity and Teacher Award program.

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County

Year: 2012

Amount: $2,323,763.00

Information: For the implementation phase of the NoBell Coalition, which will serve as the coordinating association for a regional effort to improve access, quality and sustainability of the regions afterschool programs.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/NoBellCoalition

Averett University

Year: 2011

Amount: $822,501.33

Information: Bachelor of Science Nursing Program

Website: http://www.averett.edu/

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2011

Amount: $140,500.00

Information: To provide funding for the Chamber of Commerce Teacher Creativity and Teacher Award program.

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

Danville Science Center

Year: 2011

Amount: $51,761.00

Information: To continue the regional planning effort around out-of-school time learning (the NoBell initiative).

Website: https://www.facebook.com/NoBellCoalition

Averett University

Year: 2010

Amount: $175,000.00

Information: Averett Strategic Planning Grant

Website: http://www.averett.edu/

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2010

Amount: $124,944.28

Information: 2010 Teacher Creativity Grant program

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation

Year: 2010

Amount: $5,449,180.00

Information: Partnership between the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation and United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania Co. for a five-year grant for the School Readiness Initiative, Smart Beginnings.

Website: http://www.smartbeginningsdp.org/

Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.

Year: 2009

Amount: $151,956.00

Information: Financial Freedom is a financial education and savings incentive program proposed to help low-income consumers in Danville and Pittsylvania County make good financial decisions, resolve consumer problems and build savings so as to achieve economic self-sufficiency and break the cycle of poverty.

Website: http://vlas.org/

Boys & Girls Club of the Danville Area

Year: 2008

Amount: $482,500.00

Information: $32,500 for the production of a strategic plan and $450,000 for operating expenses over a three year period. Operations expenses would be funded in the amounts of $225,000 for year one, $150,000 for year two, and $75,000 for year three and be based on an increasing amount of matching funds from the BGCD.

Website: http://www.bgcdanville.org/

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation

Year: 2008

Amount: $100,000.00

Information: To create the Smart Beginnings initiative in Danville and Pittsylvania County.

Website: http://www.smartbeginningsdp.org/