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Project YES! – Youth Empowered for Success Posted On : 08-19-2019

Success Prep Academy
Marietta 30062
To truly impact generational poverty, we strive to help students at over-burdened Title 1 high schools pursue and attain college degrees or professional training beyond high school. Our program provides career and college introductions, college entrance test prep classes, and help with applications for admission, financial aid and scholarships.

Health, Wellness, and College Prep Adjunct Workshops Posted On : 08-19-2019

Performing Arts Patrons Association (PAPA) for CCCEPA
Mableton 30126
This grant will expand an initiative, that provides workshops to students of CCCEPA, focusing on physical & mental health wellness and college preparatory skills. The demanding schedules of these performing arts students requires this augmentation, to further increase their positive outcomes through high school and into college and careers.

Camp Integrity Summer Program Posted On : 08-19-2019

Telecom Professionals For Social Responsibility
Austell 30168
The camp will be increased to a 2 week experience for 100 youth. We encourage high self esteem, identify the many forms of bullying, social media, and discuss other important topics. Camp Integrity will empower youth in the South Cobb community with strength of character and enable them to become a positive influence among their peers. We will provide tools for social behavior to overcome a negative impact of bullying . The vision is to enhance the virtues of sincerity, respect, kindness, whil

School Break Enrichment STEM/Fitness Camp Posted On : 08-19-2019

Path To Shine
Smyrna 30080
School Break Enrichment STEM/Fitness Camp provides Path To Shine students in Cobb County the opportunity to attend camp that blends hands-on-STEM activities with sports. Ranging from 3D printing, drones, and music to playing basketball, hockey and soccer, the campers will enrich their minds and also benefit from physical activity.

Girl's Incorporated Expanded Literacy Program Posted On : 08-19-2019

Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta
Marietta 30060
Literacy skills are critical for success. Children from low income families often need additional help to gain the skills required. Our Literacy Program will expand in depth and size to better support the literacy skill s of girls. Through the implementation of new reading software, girls will strengthen reading skills and track outcomes.

Dollars For Driving Posted On : 08-19-2019

Cobb County Youth Museum, Inc.
Marietta 30064
Though we regularly secure funding to cover tour expenses for Cobb County Title I students, transportation costs are not covered. This expense, which is passed on to the students, often prohibits our most vulnerable population from taking advantage of this opportunity. This grant would cover the transportation expense of these students.

Calvary Children's Home Learning Center Posted On : 08-19-2019

Calvary Children's Home
Powder Springs 30127
We are requesting funds to convert our old library into a state of the art learning center to be used by our tutors in support of our children’s educational needs. Computers, furninture, and educational supplies will be needed to modernize our old space into a relevant, reliable, and sustainable learning center for our children.

WeLAUNCHKids2 Posted On : 08-19-2019

VISIONful Communities, Inc.
Kennesaw 30144
Due to a need for alternatives for rising youth into the workforce, this expanded program allows 25 Cobb middle school students to turn community ideas into engaging videos that will be shared worldwide with opportunities for a business launch. 100 Cobb students will have access to entrepreneurial resources via a website and app for smart phones.

Skills For Life Posted On : 08-19-2019

Turning Point Enterprises, Inc.
Marietta 30060
The Parent University component of the Anti-Bullying program is designed to change lives by helping parents better understand youth and to be jointly involved with bullying prevention. Parent University provides consitent and integrated tools for bullying prevention among youth.

Breaking the Silence Posted On : 08-19-2019

Suicide Prevention Ministry
Funding will allow us to identify & use proven skills to help suicidal people via "Talk Saves Lives"; reduce stigma, shame & fear to create safe communities equipped to respond appropriately to depressed/suicidal people; produce proactive communities which trailblaze & model the direction for other counties' faith communities on how to walk the talk of saving lives.

Taking Off the Mask Mental Health Project Posted On : 08-19-2019

Self-Discovery Pain, Positioning & Purpose, Inc.
Marietta 30069
SDPPP will provide advocacy seminars, prevention training, workshops, and private coaching and mentoring, and coordination of community-based resources and referrals. We anticipate adding a crisis line and mobile crisis unit this year.

Multipurpose room for counseling Posted On : 08-19-2019

Richmont Graduate University
Atlanta 30339
The project will convert a conference room into a multipurpose room that can be used for various treatments (art therapy, trauma-informed yoga, etc.) that will increase Richmont Trauma Center's capacity to serve those suffering from trauma, mental illness, and/or substance abuse. Richmnont is committed to serving vulnerable individuals who otherwise couldn’t access needed mental health care.

Marietta High School Wrap Model Posted On : 08-19-2019

Pathways2Life
30006
P2L will provide five block classes of evidence-based prevention as a part of the health curriculum at MHS. In addition, P2L will screen for substance abuse, provide short-term intervention for those at medium to high-risk for addiction with a referral to treatment with P2L clinical staff as indicated at MHS, PLC and MAPS schools.

The Solana Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fellows Posted On : 08-19-2019

Kennesaw State University Foundation
Kennesaw 30144
Mental health is a national public health issue. In response to school shootings, suicides and overdoses, Cobb parents sought out assistance. This program uses graduate students to assess, analyze and create innovative solutions for mental health to be replicated in our community’s schools. We will use an interdisciplinary, empowerment model.

Infrastructure for Helping One Guy Improvement Posted On : 08-19-2019

Helping One Guy
Kennesaw 30144
This grant will Improve the organization infrastructure. With the funds we can hire and fund a Bookkeeper, CPA, Webmaster, Social Media Coordinator and be able to fund an Advertising program. By hiring these people it will help us keep up with the growth of the organization.