Education Impact Partners in Greater Cleveland

We are investing $2,200,000 in education to prepare our kids to enter school ready to learn and support their unique needs as they develop.

After-School & Youth Mentoring

America SCORES Cleveland $50,000
After-School Literacy and Health Programming
Youth development for elementary, middle, and high school students to build skills including literacy, financial literacy, civic engagement, leadership and wellness.

Baldwin Wallace University $75,000
Baldwin Wallace Scholars Program
A pre-college access programs to ensure a class of high school students graduate from high school and ultimately matriculate to higher education.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cleveland $97,000
Afterschool Programming
After-school experience that provides programming for academic success, healthy lifestyles and character/citizenship development.

City Year Cleveland $94,000
Whole School Whole Child
School-based services that support students in improving their attendance, behavior and academics.

College Now Greater Cleveland $75,000
Early Connections to College & Career
Services that provide youth with enriching experiences with caring adults to support educational, social and emotional development through early exposure and planning for college and/or career.

East Cleveland Neighborhood Center $41,000
Out-of-School Time Programs
Youth development programs to improve school engagement, community involvement, social-emotional skills, and peer and adult relationships.

East End Neighborhood House $45,000
UBUNTU Leadership and Mentoring Program
Program provides tutoring and/or remediation of academic skills, health promotion, ethnic identity development, and a recreation component for at-risk students.

Esperanza Inc. $60,000
Mentoring and After School Programming for Hispanic Youth
Services to increase school attendance, persistence, and academic performance of Hispanic youth with the ultimate goal of high school graduation and entry into post-secondary programming.

Merrick House $40,000
Youth Development and Leadership Program
Program that provides quality out-of-school services and educational supports that help disadvantaged youth develop life skills, explore college options, and prepare for a career.

Open Doors Academy $92,000
Academic and Social Emotional Learning for At-Risk Youth
Program that helps middle school youth overcome the developmental barriers associated with living in poverty and ensures youth are provided with a safe, secure environment and caring adult relationships.

Eleanor B. Rainey Memorial Institute $40,000
After School Programs
High-quality out-of-school time programming that provides safe and supportive supervision, homework help, nutritious food, and arts enrichment for at-risk children.

Urban League of Greater Cleveland $70,000
Project Ready/Career Beginnings
Education and youth development program that provides positive community engagement and college/career access while building social-emotional skills and fostering an environment of high expectations.

Youth Opportunities Unlimited $91,000
Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates
Classroom-based program that focuses on career development and employability, life and leadership skills.

Priority: Grade Level Reading

Beech Brook/Family Health Program $85,500
Tutoring Program
Individualized therapeutic tutoring provided for children involved with school-based mental health program in CMSD schools, and literacy supports for their families.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cleveland $89,300
Ready Readers Plus
After-school reading literacy program consisting of consists of  assessment, one-on-one tutoring, small group instruction and family engagement.

Cuyahoga County Public Library $56,100
1-2-3 Read
Free program for identified students in grades 1-3 at risk of falling behind. Students are paired with trained tutors for one-on-one sessions to build literacy skills.

Family Connections of Northeast Ohio $89,300
Family School Connection
Comprehensive home and school-based initiative that includes a variety of individualized and group activities designed to promote school success and parent engagement in their child’s education.

Lexington-Bell Community Center $45,500
Lexington Reads Program
Academic enrichment service to promote strong reading skills for children in conjunction with their parents.

University Settlement $69,300
Leaders of Tomorrow
Grade level reading specialist placed in Cleveland Metropolitan School District school to provide structured literacy interventions.

Priority: Kindergarten Readiness

Achievement Centers For Children $81,000
Social Emotional Learning
Program that helps children gain effective life skills to develop positive relationships and manage emotions and behavior. It provides school staff (e.g., teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators) effective strategies for sustaining positive behavioral changes.

Beech Brook/Family Health Program $32,500
STEPS Program
Structured support and guidance to parents in helping their young children to foster healthy brain development, thereby increasing kindergarten readiness.

Centers for Families and Children $105,000
Kindergarten Readiness
High-quality early childhood education and home visitation programming for children 0-5.

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland $85,000
Two-Generation Early Childhood Education Services
High-quality early childhood education services for infants, toddlers and their families in Cleveland and inner-ring suburbs.

Family Connections of Northeast Ohio $93,000
Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids (SPARK)
Home visitation program that prepares children and their parents for kindergarten through modeling activities and lessons that increase a child’s literacy, social-emotional and cognitive skills.

Literacy Cooperative $20,000
Imagination Library
Literacy program in which children birth through age five receive a new, age-appropriate book every month.

Montessori Development Partnerships $80,000
Stonebrook Montessori: Kindergarten Readiness
Montessori preschool in Glenville neighborhood, where teachers provide developmentally appropriate activities in the areas of mathematics, language, sensorial (fine/gross motor) and practical life (care of self), with the sciences, cultural studies and history all present throughout the classroom, involving hands-on manipulative materials.

Murtis H. Taylor Multi-Service Center $37,500
Social & Emotional Development for Preschoolers
Training and technical assistance to childcare centers that allows them to integrate children with social and emotional special needs into a pre-school environment.

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes $20,000
Nature-based Early Education Programming
Enrichment services that introduce preschoolers to environmental stewardship and science through professional development to teachers, hands-on classroom activities and field experiences at the Nature Center.

Positive Education Program $98,000
PEP Early Childhood Plus
Consultation, training and support that enhances the capacities of all caregivers working directly with young children presenting significant social, emotional, behavioral and/or developmental challenges.

Starting Point $145,000
Step Up To Quality Child Care Professional Development
Expansion of high-quality early childhood education through training and support for high-quality childcare centers to maintain and improve their Step Up to Quality rating.

YWCA Greater Cleveland $98,000
Two-Generational Trauma-Informed Early Learning
Trauma-informed, high-quality preschool and wrap around services for young children and their families that have experienced homelessness.

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