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Thank You for Your Support

We are extremely grateful for your support. Your generosity has enabled us to build a diverse force of corps members and alumni serving our students and working from all angles to ignite the movement for educational equity. Your gifts help to recruit, select, train, and support excellent teachers and leaders for Charlotte-Piedmont Triad students.



Our Supporters

Individual Investors

$50,000 and Above 

Heather and Tom Finke

Susan and Jim Sigman

Jill and Mike Smith

Ann and Wellford Tabor


Beth and Ken Beuley

Katie and Mike James

Eydie and Blake Okland

Patrick O’Leary


Anonymous (2)

Kim and Johnny Belk

Walter Dolhare

Martha and Eric Eubank

Patty and Alex Funderburg

Lisa and Ted Gardner

Meredith and John Heimburger

Vickie and Gene Johnson

Page and Ed Kizer

Julie and Howard Levine

Shannon and Gregory McFayden

Anne and Scott Perper

Jennifer and Joe Pollino

Anne and Walker Poole

Lori and Eric Sklut

Kati and Chris Small

Jenny and Scott Stevens

Betsy Fleming and Ed Weisiger, Jr.

$5,000 - $9,999

Ann Clark

Lynn and Jim Davis

Clare and Jay Didier

Minna and Mike Elliott

Alison and Bryce Endline

Mary and Rob Engel

Lori and Chris Flouhouse

Ruth Ellen and Thold Gill

Stacy and Todd Gorelick

John Granzow

Meredith and Kelly Graves

Pete Keane

Kathryn and Luke Kissam

Jane Lewis and Thomas Raymond

Kathy and Kevin Lilly

Kaye Bernard McGarry

Katie and Walker Morris

Maria and Bryant Owens

Susie and John Papadopulos

Karen and Brandon Perry

Jo and Mike Rizer

Dee Schwab

Kathleen and Anthony Sciacca

Sarah and Allen Shifflet

Claire and John Tate

Marty and Jim Williams

Katherine and Paul Wren

$1,000 - $4,999

Stephanie and Chip Allison

Karen and Greg Alcorn

Lorri and Mark Ayers

Rhonda Bethea

Betsy and Bill Blue

Lauren and Peiffer Brandt

Cantey and Jeff Brown

Jordan and Walker Collier

Jill and David Dalton

Cassell and John Fitzhugh

Julie Fowler and Jon McCord

Kelly and Doug Gardner

Michelle and Steve Gassaway

Krissa and Glenn Gaston

Molly and Robert Griffin

Deidre and Clay Grubb

Christy and Steve Hall

Katherine and Lang Hunter

Susie and Tim Hurley

Callie and Win Kelly

Kathleen Malone

Melanie Martin

Risa and David Miller

Roberto Munoz

Jenny and Stephen Neill

Brandy Nelson

Jeanene and Ford Perry

Ernie and Beth Reigel

Louise and Michael Sartorius

Laura and Mike Schulte

Jane and Carl Showalter

Camilla and William Smoak

Rosalind and Joe Taylor

Erika and John Templeton

Katherine and Mike Weaver

Caroline and Josh Winkle


Corporations, Foundations, and Public Investors

$500,000 and above

State of North Carolina

$200,000 - $499,999

C.D. Spangler Foundation

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

The Leon Levine Foundation

Wells Fargo Foundation

$100,000 - $199,999

Belk Foundation

Champions for Education

Guildford County Schools

Merancas Foundation

$50,000 - $99,999

Duke Energy Foundation

Kathleen S. Craft Foundation

$25,000 – $49,999

Albemarle Foundation

The Armfield Foundation

The Dowd Foundation

$10,000 – $24,999


Bank of America

The Cemala Foundation

Ernst and Young

Coca-Cola Enterprises Foundation

Lending Tree, LLC

PNC Bank

Red Ventures

VF Corp

$5,000 - $9,999

Ally Financial

Rodgers Builders

$1,000 – $4,999

Allen Tate

Beacon Partners

Moore & Van Allen

Novant Health

Poyner Spruill