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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, providing seven students with a mentor and giving CMS ~70 volunteer hours! Heart tutors Jane LaVenture and Courtney Knowling were present at the check presentation.

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

Barings Supports Elementary Students with Donation

01.23.2018

We are excited to announce a generous donation to Heart Math Tutoring from Barings! In addition to their partnership through volunteer engagement, Barings is now helping Heart reach more schools next year through financial support! At each Heart school, 50-80 students will receive one-on-one tutoring from late September to early May.

“We are very pleased to support Heart Math Tutoring, and believe strongly in the organization’s mission of providing elementary school students with tools to help them excel academically,” said Tom Finke, Barings’ Chairman … 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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