Strategic Community Partnerships
Businesses and Civic Groups looking to support the Cleveland Metropolitan School District or build a relationship with a specific school will find the Office of Special Projects and Student, Family and Community Engagement ready to assist.
CMSD has many established school programs that your organization can become a part of. Or, if you have an inspired idea, we can help you navigate the Cleveland Metropolitan Schools infrastructure.
In an effort to better serve its students, CMSD is seeking proposals from qualified individuals, organizations or businesses that promise to deliver significant results on the most pressing issues facing Cleveland schools, must serve to promote student, family and community engagement and provide CMSD students with enhanced educational opportunities and resources that will prepare them for success in the 21st century.
Partnerships with CMSD can take many forms:
In School Programs - Drug awareness, self-esteem building, financial literacy, vocational learning
After School Programs - Art, chess, choir, dance, theatre, adult mentoring, internships, athletics, tutoring
Incentive Programs - For the following content areas: attendance, reading, writing, science, math, citizenship
Events - Festivals, field trips, sporting events, circus events, picnics
Other - Summer programs, summer camps, jobs
To apply to be a strategic community partner, click on the following links:
- Request for Proposal
- How to submit your proposal
- Proposal Application
If your company or organization is looking to make a one time donation of money or things, click here. (Giving)
To discuss ways you can partner with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, please contact:
Sharon McDonald, Ed. S.
Deputy Chief of Special Projects and Student,
Family and Community Engagement
Cleveland Metropolitan School District
1380 East Sixth Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114