Two weeks left to apply for the Building Hope Charter School Impact Awards | Business

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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 14, 2022–

Inspiring charter school leaders take note: There are two weeks left to apply for $130,000 in IMPACT rewards from Building Hope, the nonprofit leader in charter school facilities, funding and services.

Building Hope IMPACT grants recognize charter schools that make an impact on community engagement, educational innovation, and student empowerment. Building Hope has received interest forms to start the application process from charter schools in 37 states and encourages schools and volunteers to complete interest forms and nominations by March 21. The deadline for complete applications is March 27, 2022 at noon EDT.

Building Hope will award one grant of $20,000 and two grants of $10,000 in each of these categories: Community Engagement, Student Empowerment, and Educational Innovation.

In addition to receiving grants, charter school finalists will receive a trip to Washington D.C. for the annual summit and awards and the previous National Charter School Conference, a conference that brings together top educators, advocates, and school leaders in charter. from all over the country. The National Alliance generously provided conference admission for all nine finalists, and Building Hope extended accommodations to cover the entire learning and growth experience.

Additionally, Building Hope will award $5,000 grants to two charter school volunteers through its Shellie-Ann Braswell “Shine Brighter” award, created and named in honor of a dedicated volunteer leader who has directed with love and made everything around him shine. This award will recognize volunteers who embody this spirit and create memories that charter school families will cherish. The deadline for volunteer nominations is March 21, 2022.

IMPACT Award winners will be announced at Building Hope’s first annual IMPACT Summit to be held June 22-24, 2022 in Washington, DC. The IMPACT Summit will bring together a cohort of top charter school leaders for an in-depth masterclass, so they can share their successes, discuss challenges, and inspire each other to grow their impact.

Additional information, including selection criteria and program rules, is available at www.buildinghope.org/impactawards.

About Building Hope

Building Hope is a non-profit foundation created to support education and public charter schools. Since 2003, Building Hope has created an impact by investing in facilities, financial and operational services for charter schools nationwide. With support from Building Hope, schools can devote more resources to educating students in underserved communities. Building Hope has supported more than 300 charter school projects and more than 150,000 students in 20 states and the District of Columbia, providing more than $375 million in direct loans, credit enhancements, and equity investments to supporting more than $2 billion in school construction. For more information on how Building Hope helps charter schools nationwide with facilities, funding, and operational services, visit www.buildinghope.org.

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