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WHO WE ARE:
Communities In Schools of Clark County (CIS of Clark County) is a nonprofit organization serving students throughout Clark County, Indiana. We are one of 187 local affiliates of the national organization Communities In Schools. Communities In Schools is a nationwide network of passionate professionals working in public schools to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. For more than 30 years, Communities In Schools has been helping students achieve in school, graduate and go on to bright futures. Today 1.314 million students are served nationwide. For the past 14 years, CIS of Clark County has served tens of thousands of students in Clark County. During the 2015-2016 school year, CIS of Clark County touched the lives of over 4,500 students at 21 schools.
The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
THE FIVE BASICS:
Communities In Schools of Clark County's work is guided by the "Five Basics" - a set of essentials that every child needs and deserves:
A one-on-one relationship with a caring adult
A safe place to learn and grow
A healthy state and a healthy future
A marketable skill to use upon graduation
A chance to give back to peers and community
Visit our News/Media page today! Champions for Children Awards, Duke Energy Foundation Grant, and much more!
Have you ever purchased anything on Amazon? Amazon now donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. CIS of Clark County is now a registered organization on AmazonSmile! When checking out remember to select Communities In Schools of Clark County as your charitable organization!
Shop at Kroger? You can help CIS of Clark County just by swiping your Kroger Plus Card! Just go online to www.kroger.com/communityrewards and sign in or create an account. Once you've registered your card, edit your community rewards information and enter NPO number 12134, or search for Communities In Schools of Clark County, click confirm and you're done!
Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP)
One fundraising tool that CIS of Clark County uses is the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits. Each year the state gives CIS of Clark County NAP tax credits to sell to those wishing to donate to us. By purchasing NAP credits through CIS of Clark County you can receive tax credit toward your Indiana state income tax liability valued at 50% of the amount of your purchase. Purchasing NAP credits allows those wishing to donate to truly reap the benefits of tax credits. For more information and to purchase NAP credits please call us at (812) 280-0028.