Des Moines Public Charter School receives $50,000 grant from Community Foundation Leadership Circle

May. 26, 2011

The Des Moines Public Charter School Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines Leadership Circle.  The Leadership Circle granted $200,000 in 2010 for start up costs including teacher training and curriculum development.

 

The second grant is based upon the success of the Des Moines Public Charter School in achieving its first year goals. It will help connect other funders to the school to leverage support and ensure the continued success of the Des Moines Public Charter School.

 

About the Community Foundation Leadership Circle

Leadership Circle donors have contributed to create a substantial endowment to support projects and causes that demonstrate long-term community impact and address the most critical needs in Greater Des Moines.

Leadership Circle Members Include: Sunnie Richer & Roger Brooks, Suzie Glazer Burt, Patty & Jim Cownie, Michele & Barry Griswell, Charlotte & Fred S. Hubbell, Sharon & Kyle J. Krause, Jill & Mark Oman and Emily & Fred Weitz

 

For more information contact
Kittie D. Weston-Knauer                                  Jessica Brown
Project Manager                                              Director of Marketing & Communications
Des Moines Public Charter School                    Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
Ph: (515) 360-2323                                           Ph: (515) 447-4201
E-mail: kittieknauer@aol.com                            E-mail: brown@desmoinesfoundation.org