TOPEKA, KANSAS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation, Inc. The funds will be used to support CIS of Mid-America programming at Ross Elementary School, State Street Elementary School, Highland Park High School, Topeka High School, and Topeka West High School.
The mission of the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation, Inc. is to inspire, protect and restore dreams by creating more equitable communities. From investments and volunteerism to meaningful partnerships, they drive change through listening, learning, collaboration and trust. The American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation, Inc. builds on our long-standing commitment and support of communities we serve by offering unrestricted, general operating grants to eligible non-profit partners.
About Communities In Schools of Mid-America®
Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™), is part of the nation’s largest organization dedicated to empowering underserved students to stay in school and on a path to a brighter future. We do whatever it takes to ensure that all kids – regardless of the challenges they may face – have what they need to realize their potential. The CIS of Mid-America™ network, with its main office in Lawrence, KS, provides services in 70 schools to approximately 39,000 students each year by placing Student Support Coordinators directly inside the schools to work with students. Learn more at www.cismidamerica.org.