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Support for Heart Tutoring Surpasses Record and Brings Program to 17 CMS School Partners

09.26.2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sept. 26, 2017 – Heart Math Tutoring (Heart) – a Charlotte nonprofit dedicated to helping students in high-poverty elementary schools develop math skills and academic confidence – wrapped up its Spring Funding Initiative with the largest amount raised to date: $840,342. This enables Heart to grow from 12 to 17 school sites during the 2017/18 school year.

Funds raised were from grants, corporate donations, and community support. In the fourth quarter, grants were awarded by Skeebo Foundation ($147,302), The Dickson Foundation ($25,000), … continue reading

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Heart Math Tutoring Featured on WBTV

06.07.2017

Emily Elliott from Heart Math Tutoring and Jacqueline Myers from Apparo met with Chrisine Sperow to discuss the impact of Apparo’s 2017 Mission Possible Award.

“Apparo works with other nonprofits and empowers them with technology. We do that by bringing nonprofits in need, like Heart Math Tutoring, together with companies that have financial and skilled volunteer resources like Accenture. Heart Math Tutoring was the winner of our 2017 Mission Possible Award… it’s a milestone for Heart Math Tutoring to be the first of the Mission … continue reading

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Heart Math Tutoring Receives Apparo’s Mission Possible Economic Opportunity Grant

05.03.2017

Heart was awarded a $60,000 cash and pro bono contribution from Accenture at Apparo’s ConnectivIT Ball, presented by Microsoft! The award is Apparo’s first Mission Possible Economic Opportunity Award. A panel of CIO judges chose a technology project that will impact economic opportunity in Charlotte. Heart will use the award to digitize its student and tutor information, ultimately improving student outcomes and program scalability. Heart impacts a variety of factors of economic mobility. Mentorship by Heart tutors improves social capital and reduces economic segregation in … continue reading

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Heart Math Tutoring Kicks Off Spring Funding Initiative

03.22.2017

Heart Math Tutoring kicks off its spring funding initiative today with a boost from The Leon Levine Foundation, who has awarded Heart a $350,000 capacity-building grant! The grant is payable over three years as Heart offers one-on-one tutoring to more students, scales its work, and becomes more sustainable. $130,000 of the grant goes towards Heart’s current funding initiative, which seeks $880K to partner with 18 schools in the 2017/18 school year. This funding would mean that over 900 students will be matched with one-on-one … continue reading

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Heart Math Tutoring Receives School Sponsorship-Level Grants from The Belk Foundation and Faison Enterprises

01.30.2017

Heart wrapped up 2016 with school sponsorship-level grants from The Belk Foundation and Faison Enterprises.

The Belk Foundation has made a two-year commitment of $40,000 per year, and Faison Enterprises has awarded $30,000 to Heart. The grants are at the “school sponsorship” level, each providing tutoring from September to May to over 50 students who are performing below grade level in elementary math. This is the fourth year of Heart’s partnership with The Belk Foundation and the first grant award from Faison Enterprises. Funding supports … continue reading

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