The CMS Investment Study Group has unveiled a program that aims to generate $55 million in private funding to improve the education for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students in the west Charlotte corridor.
Under a five-year plan, Project Leadership and Investment for Transformation will help students attending West Charlotte High School and the middle and elementary schools that feed it.
Organizations have pledged $40.5 million to the project. They are:
Belk Foundation, $1 million
Foundation For The Carolinas, $2 million
Wells Fargo Foundation, $2.5 million
Duke Energy Foundation, $5 million
Bank of America Charitable Foundation, $10 million
C.D. Spangler Foundation, $10 million
The Leon Levine Foundation, $10 million
Officials said the donations announced so far are conditional and won’t be considered final until the $55 million goal is reached.