Tuesday, April 2, 2013

The US Airways Education Foundation has begun accepting applications for the 2013 grants it plans to award to nonprofit organizations with educational programs located in, and providing services within, the major metropolitan areas of the airline’s hub cities, including Charlotte (also Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C.). The grants are for a minimum of $10,000 each, and the foundation plans to give away $270,000 worth of grants through the Community Education Grant program.

Interested nonprofit organizations must meet at least one of the following criteria:
  • Educational programs that focus on learning and academic achievement for economically disadvantaged children age 18 and younger. 
  • Educational programs that focus on learning and academic achievement for developmentally disabled children age 18 and younger. 
  • Programs that increase student interest and academic achievement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for children age 18 and younger.

A $10,000 check can go a long way to a deserving local nonprofit. Last year, five Charlotte organizations received grants from the US Airways Education Foundation: Allegro Foundation, Discovery Place, Freedom School Partners, Junior Achievement of Charlotte, and Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of the Central Carolinas.

The deadline to apply is July 1, and can be done by visiting www.usairways.com/corporategiving. The winning applicants will be announced this fall.


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