B - Educational

Schools Need Support

Schools Need Support believes each child is a super hero and just needs a supporting team to help them succeed. Every child deserves to have all the resources in the educational system. We are here to help schools fill the gaps in funding and inspiration to succeed.

STEP (Strategic Twin-Counties Education Partnership)

Mission Statement: We will work to improve education of all students in the NC counties of Nash and Edgecombe by facilitating collaboration by all groups involved and interested in public education.
Our priority goals:
1. Build the Talent Pipeline. Ensure that young people in Edgecombe and Nash Counties are exposed to and fully prepared for the 21st century jobs that our region offers.
2. Sustainability. Secure ongoing philanthropic, corporate and public financial support so that STEP is self sustaining.

Ashford Institute

Ashford Institute will create interdisclipinary educational programs related to medicine, psychology and social work for special issues that cross boundaries of several disciplines, and that further specific goals United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Quality Education; Peace and Justice (which shall include, but not be limited to, the prevention of domestic violence, child abuse, human trafficking and the expansion of access to healthcare); Good Health and Well-being; Improving Nutrition and Ending Hunger; Eradicating Poverty.

Orange Literacy

Orange Literacy envisions a community where literacy is available to all. Our mission is to help adults reach their education, employment and life goals. To do this, we provide high quality, free one-on-one and small group instruction in reading, writing, basic math, digital literacy, English language skills and GED and citizenship prep to adults living or working in Orange and Alamance Counties.

Heart for Home School Ministries, Inc.

We provide the needed connection to a supportive home education community by helping to:
Bridge the gap between veteran home educators and new home school families.
Help and offer inventive ways for parents to carve out time together to bond, and connect with their children.
Provide special online events, information workshops, and affordable conferences for the entire family.
Offer parents creative ways to connect, learn, and grow with other home educators

Eastern National

Eastern National promotes the public's understanding and support of America's national parks and other public trust partners by providing quality educational experiences, products, and services.

Safe Schools NC

Safe Schools NC is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to creating a safe and positive learning environment for all students and educators in North Carolina, with an emphasis on actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

East Durham Children's Initiative

The Mission
EDCI’s mission is to create a pipeline of high-quality services from birth through high school graduation for children and families living in a 120-block area of East Durham. More than 40 partner organizations and hundreds of community members work collaboratively with EDCI to help us achieve that mission.

The Vision
To have all children in the EDCI Zone graduate from high school, ready for college or career.

North Carolina Math Alliance Supporting Teachers (NCMAST)

NC MAST is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to closing the opportunity gap in Mathematics by supporting teaching and learning of mathematics PK - 16. We develop meaningful partnerships and collaborations with communities of teachers, students, parents, school & district leaders, business leaders, researchers and higher educations departments of mathematics and pre-service teacher preparation.