LAWRENCE, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America® (CIS of Mid-America™) is pleased to announce it has received a $3,500 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The funds will be used to support CIS of Mid-America programming at Prairie Park Elementary in Lawrence, Kansas.
Through its partnerships, Bank of America supports vulnerable populations, including working families, youth, and young adults out of school and work, seniors, individuals living with disabilities, veterans, and those impacted by the criminal justice system – enabling them to move forward toward their goals.
“We are thankful for the support of our community partners,” stated CIS of Mid-America Executive Director Malissa Martin. “Their commitment to our services makes a difference in the lives of the students and families we serve.”
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.
About Bank of America Charitable Foundation
We focus on improving the lives of individuals and families by investing in basic needs and workforce development and education and also strengthening broader community vitality by addressing needs related to affordable housing, small business, and neighborhood revitalization. Learn more at https://about.bankofamerica.com/en/making-an-impact/charitable-foundation-funding.