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Greater Cincinnati Foundation awards Supporting Educational Success grants to 22 area nonprofits

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) has awarded $457,000 in Supporting Educational Success grants to 22 nonprofit organizations.

The purpose of these grants is to support in- and out-of-school educational efforts that reduce disparities in educational attainment for students of color and/or those of low socioeconomic status or that increase social-emotional learning and health.

This funding could also be used to improve educational outcomes in math and science for at-risk students in grades 1-12 through increased access to STEM learning opportunities. 

Grantees and their awarded amounts are:

Bellevue Board of Education 

$15,000 for T.H.E. Space
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati 
$25,000 for Site‐Based Mentoring To Bridge the Education Gap
Brighton Center, Inc. 
$25,000 for Youth Leadership Development and Case Management

Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio 
$25,000 for Vacaciones Útiles (Productive Vacations)
Catholic Schools Office 

$25,000 for the Price Hill Summer Learning Camp
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center  

$25,000 for Parents on Point: Supporting the Healthy Socioemotional and Behavioral Development of Young Children

Cincinnati Museum Center 

$10,000 for Engaging Girls in STEM
Cincinnati Union Bethel 

$25,000 for Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Dohn Community High School 

$25,000 for the Remedial Road to Enrichment
Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road 

$10,000 for the Girl Scout STEM Program
iSPACE, Inc. 

$10,000 for STEM programs for low income K‐12 students

Kenton County Public Schools 

$15,000 for the Kenton County Schools PreK‐5 STEM Plan

Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati 

$25,000 for the Children’s Literacy Services Program
Madisonville Education and Assistance Center 

$25,000 for the Expanded Early Literacy Program
Mount St. Joseph University 

$17,000 for Project Ready: An Early Learning Program to Close the Readiness Gap for Children Living in Poverty
Notre Dame Urban Education Center 
$15,000 for Notre Dame Urban Education Center Programming

Redwood School & Rehabilitation Center, Inc. 
$25,000 for the Early Care and Education Program
Rothenberg Rooftop Garden 
$20,000 for the Rothenberg Rooftop Garden
School for Creative and Performing Arts 

$25,000 for Private Music Lessons for SCPA Students (Access and Equity for Economically Disadvantaged Students)

The Gaskins Foundation 

$20,000 for STEMulation Zones: STEMulating Underrepresented Students in the Greater Cincinnati Area

University of Cincinnati Foundation – Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative  

$25,000 for Mathletics (Fun, hands and heads‐on, after‐school STEM activities with math emphasis)

$25,000 for UpSpring Summer 360°: Cincinnati

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