The Rowan County Literacy Council is proud to partner with many community organizations, individuals, and businesses throughout Rowan County.
We are continually seeking innovative opportunities to expand our services, better meet the needs of our learners, and make our area a more literate community. We are grateful for the support of our many Community Partners:
Margaret C Woodson Foundation
The Stanbacks have been stalwart supporters of the Literacy Council for many years. We are grateful for their vision for a stronger and more vibrant community.
The Blanche & Julian Robertson Family Foundation has generously supported RCLC with general operating support funds for the last several years, and we appreciate the continued support in 2022!
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has supported our Adult and Youth Literacy programs for many years and we are grateful for there commitment to eradicating illiteracy nationwide.
Through the generosity of the Margaret C. Woodson Foundation, we continue to expand our our in-school and after-school Youth Literacy programs.
We appreciate the Salisbury-Rowan Community Foundation's generous support for our programs for the past several years.
Our 2022 adult literacy students received major support from Bank of America through their Economic Mobility grant program.
We were honored to have been chosen as a 2021 grant recipient from First United Church of Christ! Their grant helps provide supports for our students and tutors.
A big thank you to St. Luke's Episcopal Church for again selecting RCLC to receive one of their generous grants for the 2022 year!
RPL has provided RCLC with office space at no cost for many years. We also utilize RPL's study rooms and meeting rooms for tutoring, training workshops, and board meetings. We appreciate the ongoing support of our RPL friends!
RCLC has been working in conjunction with the Rowan-Salisbury School system to bring our Elementary Literacy program to their students since 2016.
Communities in Schools provides support for all of our tutors who work in the schools with our Youth Literacy programs.
Wallace & Graham is committed to making our community a better place to live and work and we are grateful for their support.
Sharonview Federal Credit Union sponsors our Kentucky Derby with Hat-i-tude Fundraiser. We are grateful for their commitment to improving financial literacy in our community.
Gildan sponsors our Kentucky Derby with Hat-i-tude event and supports our work with English Language Learners in the community.
Our friends at Ting Hao Restaurant are steady backers of our Scrabble Scramble fundraiser and dedicated supporters of our Adult ESL program.
Salisbury's Cold Stone Creamery / Planet Smoothie sponsors our Kentucky Derby with Hat-i-tude event providing backing for our adult and youth programs.
In partnership with RCCC's ABE, GED and ESL programs, our joint students are on the fast track to independence.
Trinity Oaks has hosted our annual Scrabble Scramble for the past several years at their beautiful facility on Klumac Rd!
We partner with NCWorks to support students by providing job fair information, referrals, and periodic resume clinics.
We partner with Rufty-Holmes Senior Center to help get the word out about their great programming for seniors who are speakers of other languages.