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Statement From Communities In Schools of Mid-America:

In all our lives, the time comes to take a stand for what is right.  We are in such a time now after the horrific and unthinkable death of George Floyd.  And, while the specific brutality of his death stunned us all, it is also only the latest act of violence toward a black person.  […]

City of El Dorado Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

El Dorado, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America is pleased to announce it has received a $7,500 grant from the City of El Dorado. The funds will be used to support the Communities In Schools program located at El Dorado Middle School. Communities In Schools of Mid-America focuses its work in schools and beyond, […]

City of Garden City Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

Garden City, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America is pleased to announce it has received a $4,000 grant from the City of Garden City. The funds will be used to support the Communities In Schools program located at Garden City High School. Communities In Schools of Mid-America focuses its work in schools and beyond, […]

Earl Bane Foundation Supports Communities In Schools of Mid-America

Salina, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 grant from the Earl Bane Foundation. The funds will be used to support the Communities In Schools programs located at Salina’s Lakewood Middle School and Central High School. Communities In Schools of Mid-America focuses its work in schools […]

Highland Park High School Students Spend the Day as 26-Year Olds

Topeka, KS – On Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5, students at Highland Park High School will participate in FutureNow: Finance, a financial literacy program of Communities In Schools of Mid-America. The FutureNow: Finance program is supported by a financial stability impact grant from the United Way of Greater Topeka. This financial literacy program […]

Local Foundation Gives $2,000 to Help Topeka Students

Topeka, KS – The Jim & Pam Caplinger, Jr., Family Foundation has awarded a $2,000 grant to support Communities In Schools (CIS) of Mid-America in its work with students in five Topeka schools. The Jim & Pam Caplinger, Jr. Family Foundation was created as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to support causes that align with the late Jim and […]

Local Bank Gives $2,500 to Help Ottawa Students

Ottawa, KS – Bank of the West has awarded a $2,500 grant to support Communities In Schools (CIS) of Mid-America in its work with students in two Ottawa schools.   Bank of the West grants millions of dollars in charitable donations each year. Many employees of Ottawa’s Bank of the West have volunteered at one of CIS of […]