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.

2019-2020 Impact and Growth:

  • 11,182 students benefited from 41 grant projects totaling $46,500
  • 880 kindergartners worked with 45 community MENtors to improve literacy skills in our Real Men Read Program.  Each student was given 5 leveled readers to build their home libraries – that’s 4,400 books!
  • 1,389 books purchased for MCCSC Libraries
  • $51,600 to support literacy instruction.  Projects include: Real Men Read and Intervention resources at all grade levels
  • $32,000 was awarded to support STEM enrichment programs.
  • $190,000 raised to build the STEM to Them Mobile Lab
  • Our annual Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science was cancelled due to COVID-19.
  • $42,688 was raised to support the Food Assistance program.
  • 29 upperclassmen were awarded with scholarships and awards totaling $13,850
  • 22 high school students received Personal Achievement Awards
  • 29 adult learners received scholarships for high school equivalency testing.
  • The generosity of Mary Hawkins funded the endowment of the Happily Ever After Fund.  This fund will provide the annual support for our Elementary Library Grant program in perpetuity.
  •  The family of Ruth Hidore created a memorial scholarship fund to recognize her dedication to education.
  •  We are grateful to the beneficiary gift of Judith Torvi and her life passion of education.







Since 1973, the Foundation has provided more than 1,858 grants in MCCSC schools. 

Cumulative funding provided by FMCCS to the school corporation has reached $4,215,000!
Thank you for your generous support to empowering education.