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June 2020 Fundraising Update

06.26.2020

Although COVID-19 prompted a shortened year of in-school programming, our donors have continued providing math skills and mentorship to Heart Tutoring students. We are wrapping up a successful, albeit different year, and as we plan our program model for the 2020/21 school year, our goal is to serve 1,130 Charlotte students in a virtual format knowing that after summer break, students will need our support more than ever.

Over the past few months, new Heart resources have been shared with school partners, students, and … continue reading

2020/21 Philanthropy Update

04.02.2020

Heart Tutoring, currently partnering with twenty-three high need elementary schools, is raising funds to serve 1,200 students in 2020/21. As of March 30th, more than 30 organizations and 330 individuals have contributed $1,161,237 – thank you! An additional ~$350,000 is needed by June 30th, 2020.

Heart Tutoring recently received renewed support from five long term funding partners. Wells Fargo, Sisters of Mercy of NC Foundation and Charlotte Woman’s Club have been supporting Heart students since 2014, and recent grants from Barings and TIAA … continue reading

How Do You Make a Difference in Your Community?

11.13.2018

Today, UNC Charlotte and TIAA partnered to host the “Making A Difference in the Community” Luncheon to honor Charlotte-area Difference Makers in recognition of TIAA’s centennial anniversary. On this #WorldKindnessDay2018, as we ‘celebrate and promote good deeds’, Executive Director Emily Elliott was among five individuals honored for making a significant difference in the Charlotte community.

“It is exciting to see the work of our volunteers and students getting recognized, and I am honored to accept this recognition on their behalf! If you are … continue reading

Heart Math Tutoring receives $1,250,000 from Albemarle Foundation and Bank of America

10.25.2018

Albemarle Corporation and Bank of America recently announced a $20 million investment in Charlotte-area nonprofits to drive local economic mobility!

The companies worked together to select Charlotte nonprofits that will receive funding allocated over the next five years. Each nonprofit focuses on at least one of three key areas: early child care and education; college and career readiness; and family and child stability. These areas were identified as factors of economic mobility in a report by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force, which was formed in response … continue reading

Brighthouse Financial Surprises Heart Math Tutoring With a $50,000 Grant!

08.17.2018

Earlier this week, Brighthouse Financial surprised Heart Math Tutoring with a $50,000 grant! The grant will provide the philanthropy needed for one school site, bringing 50+ students critical skills and confidence through a year of weekly one-on-one tutoring.

In 2017/18, four Brighthouse Financial employees tutored weekly with Heart Tutoring, providing seven students with a mentor and giving CMS ~70 volunteer hours! Heart Tutoring volunteers Jane LaVenture and Courtney Knowling were present at the check presentation.

Brighthouse Financial Foundation President Theresa Foust says, “The foundation board … continue reading

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