Contact Information

476 Meeting St
Ste E
Charleston, SC 29403 - 4841
(843) 296-1043
FY 2016 AmeriCorps National Direct (New and Continuations)

Executive Summary

WINGS for kids (WINGS) proposes to have 87 AmeriCorps members who will implement the WINGS social and emotional learning curriculum directly with at-risk elementary school students in South Carolina (Charleston and Florence counties) and North Carolina (Mecklenburg county). At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for improving the social and emotional skills of the at-risk youth. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 75 volunteers who will be engaged in providing academic and programmatic support throughout the year.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of education. The CNCS investment of $463,990 will be matched with $475,432, $404,760 in public funding and $70,672 in private funding.

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