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 2018-2019:

  • 11,122 students benefited from 55 grant projects totaling $47,000
  • 880 kindergartners worked with 44 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!
  • 1,165 books purchased for MCCSC Libraries
  • $45,700 to support literacy instruction.  Projects include: Real Men Read and Intervention resources at all grade levels
  • $41,400 was awarded to high impact STEM programs including the FMCCS Science Resource Center and GEMS
  • $100,000 raised toward the STEM to Them Mobile Lab
  • 150 girls in grades 5th and 6th attended the first annual Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science event.  More than 80 female volunteers helped engage young girls in STEM.
  • $55,200 was raised to support the Food Assistance program which served more that 1,000 students throughout the year.
  • 25 upperclassmen were awarded with scholarships and awards totaling $15,800
  • 22 high school students received Personal Achievement Awards
  • 29 adult learners received scholarships for high school equivalency testing.

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Since 1973, the Foundation has provided more than 1,806 grants in MCCSC schools. 

Cumulative funding provided by FMCCS to the school corporation has reached $4,050,000!
Thank you for your generous support to empowering education.