Impact

Transforming lives through educational experiences.

The Foundation of Monroe County Community engages community support to inspire learning, enrich teaching, and enhance educational opportunities of all MCCSC Students.

Served in 2016-2017:

  • 11,122 students benefited from 55 grant projects totaling $36,250
  • 865 kindergartners worked with 41 community MENtors to improve literacy skills in our Real Men Read Program.  Each student was given 5 leveled readers to build their home libraries.
  • 1,546 books purchased for MCCSC Libraries
  • $55,000 to support literacy instruction.  Projects include: Real Men Read, Intervention resources at all grade levels, Summer Immersive Reading / Jumpstart Program, .
  • $31,400 was awarded to high impact STEM programs at Grandview Elementary, the FMCCS Science Resource Center, and GEMS
  • 150 girls in grade 5th and 6th attended the first annual Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science event.  More than 80 female volunteers helped engage young girls in STEM.
  • $8,500 was provided to purchase guitars for Templeton Elementary string program
  • 39 upperclassmen were awarded with scholarships and awards totaling $10,850
  • 22 high school students received Personal Achievement Awards

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Since 1973, the Foundation has provided more than 1,708 grants in MCCSC schools. 

During the 2016-2017 school year, cumulative funding provided by FMCCS to the school corporation reached $3,608,000!