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The Tuscaloosa City Schools and the Tuscaloosa County Schools were both represented recently with the presentation of grants for classroom teachers. In the past 5 years the CFWA has given $1 million to education in the form of teacher grants, scholarships, gifts to higher ed, etc. We are very thankful for our classroom teachers.
Each year in December the CFWA funds a special day for selected children from the elementary schools in the Tuscaloosa County School System. This is a favorite event for the Foundation.
Here are 2 of our wonderful supporters. Don’t they look festive?
The CFWA has partnered with the Druid City Garden Project several times to bring this wonderful experience to some of our local elementary schools. Here is a picture of the students from Cresmont Elementary in Northport receiving instruction prior to harvesting and preparing their vegetables.
Wilford Calhoun demonstrates making cedar shingles with old tools for the 4th grade students in Northport Elementary schools. The students were able to visit many stations and learn about the way of life of their ancestors. The project was partially funded by the CFWA.
These organizations were funded through our Fall Grant Cycle and recognized at a reception at the home of Jim and Dianna Flemming.
Child Abuse Prevention
Tuscaloosa Children’s Center
Alabama Shakepeare Festival
Druid City Garden Project
Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra
Mt Vernon Community Club
Strings in Schools
Newbern Library, Inc
KidCheck health screening in Bibb County seeks to identify and address undiagnosed medical concerns in K-12 students. These are projects we are happy to support! Thank you Sight Savers for this good work.
These organizations recently received grants from the CFWA. We have so many great charities in West Alabama! Pictured are Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Community Soup Bowl, Easter Seals of West Alabama, Family Counseling Service, Friends of Historic Northport, Kid One Transport and Strings in Schools. Thank you for all you do for our community!