Organizational efforts picked up in pandemic Kevin Blocker  July 29th, 2021 Kelley Hinrichs, Debra Raub, and Rebecca Clemens are among the nine employees who work at Communities in Schools year-round. During the academic year, the organization employs 28. Once housed in 400 square feet of diminutive office space in downtown Spokane, the nonprofit Communities in […]

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. July 22, 2021 — To support students in navigating a challenging academic year, the Washington state office of Communities In Schools® (CISTM) and the All Points North Foundation partnered to address social-emotional development in two rural middle schools with a program assisting 47 students in navigating social-emotional learning challenges in school and […]

Organization receives $50,000 in Grant Support and Virtual Leadership Training Opportunity Bank of America announced Communities in Schools of Spokane County (CIS-Spokane) as the 2020 Neighborhood Champion recipient in Spokane, a recognition that includes both $50,000 in grant funding and virtual leadership training delivered by experts in the nonprofit sector. The Neighborhood Champions program supports the role strong […]

Communities In Schools of Spokane County is one of 12 CIS affiliates in Washington surrounding 90,600 students and their schools with a community of support.Read more about our combined effort to serve students and their families all over Washington:

All over the country, education professionals, parents, and students have been forced to navigate the world of online classes with little warning, or training. EducationSuperHighway, a nonprofit working to provide U.S. schools with broadband infrastructure, estimates that 9.7 million students in our country do not have access to reliable internet in their homes. According to […]

Communities In Schools of Spokane County is incredibly grateful for the businesses that have chosen to link arms with us to bring hope to students and families in Spokane County.

The numbers are in, and the record has been broken!! This year was our most successful Blue Jean Ball making over $100,000 and it wouldn’t have been possible without all of your support. Just like many of our nonprofit peers, hours and hours of work go into showing our supporters what they help us do […]