Funding Priorities

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 0px 0px 45px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”true” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Through your support, the Detroit Public Schools Foundation encourages students to excel throughout the year with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. We are encouraged by reports received from grantees, which show these opportunities are making a positive impact and meeting critical needs.

Our funding priorities are:[/cs_text][x_feature_list animation_offset=”50″ animation_delay_initial=”0″ animation_delay_between=”300″][x_feature_box title=”Literacy and Early Childhood Education” title_color=”” text_color=”” graphic=”icon” graphic_size=”60px” graphic_shape=”circle” graphic_color=”#ffffff” graphic_bg_color=”#274d90″ align_h=”left” align_v=”top” side_graphic_spacing=”20px” max_width=”none” child=”true” connector_width=”1px” connector_style=”solid” connector_color=”#a0a0a0″ link_text=”Learn More” href=”http://www.dpsfdn.org/funding-priorities/early-childhood-education/” href_title=”Learn about Literacy and Early Childhood Education” href_target=”” link_color=”” graphic_icon=”book” connector_animation=”fadeInDown”]Early investment gives children increased opportunities to foster growth in language development, literacy, mathematics, science, creative arts, social-emotional development and nutrition.[/x_feature_box][x_feature_box title=”Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM)” title_color=”” text_color=”” graphic=”icon” graphic_size=”60px” graphic_shape=”circle” graphic_color=”#ffffff” graphic_bg_color=”#e6ad26″ align_h=”left” align_v=”top” side_graphic_spacing=”20px” max_width=”none” child=”true” connector_width=”1px” connector_style=”solid” connector_color=”#a0a0a0″ link_text=”Learn More” href=”http://www.dpsfdn.org/funding-priorities/steam/” href_title=”Learn about STEAM” href_target=”” link_color=”” graphic_icon=”flask” connector_animation=”fadeInDown”]A well-rounded quality education stimulates curiosity and enables students to make informed decisions that will impact the world and the way in which they live. Students who are motivated and competent in bringing forth solutions learned through opportunities to think creatively have increased success, graduation rates, and employment opportunities.[/x_feature_box][x_feature_box title=”Career Pathways” title_color=”” text_color=”” graphic=”icon” graphic_size=”60px” graphic_shape=”circle” graphic_color=”#ffffff” graphic_bg_color=”#d0232b” align_h=”left” align_v=”top” side_graphic_spacing=”20px” max_width=”none” child=”true” connector_width=”1px” connector_style=”solid” connector_color=”#a0a0a0″ link_text=”Learn More” href=”http://www.dpsfdn.org/funding-priorities/career-pathways/” href_title=”Learn about Career Pathways” href_target=”” link_color=”” graphic_icon=”graduation-cap” connector_animation=”fadeInDown”]Matching students’ skills and interests through career exploration and readiness training are critical when choosing pathways to a high-growth, high-demand occupation. Mentoring, internships, entrepreneur courses and employer partners make for a smooth transition into post-secondary education or the workplace.[/x_feature_box][x_feature_box title=”Beyond the Classroom” title_color=”” text_color=”” graphic=”icon” graphic_size=”60px” graphic_shape=”circle” graphic_color=”#ffffff” graphic_bg_color=”hsl(150, 98%, 42%)” align_h=”left” align_v=”top” side_graphic_spacing=”20px” max_width=”none” child=”true” connector_width=”1px” connector_style=”solid” connector_color=”#a0a0a0″ link_text=”Learn More” href=”http://www.dpsfdn.org/funding-priorities/beyond-the-classroom/” href_title=”Learn about Beyond the Classroom” href_target=”” link_color=”” graphic_icon=”bus” connector_animation=”fadeInDown”] Providing real world experiences through local and international travel, engaging parents, interactions with business and community leaders, and teacher professional development directly impacts the quality of education of our future leaders.[/x_feature_box][/x_feature_list][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][/cs_content]

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