Close The Gap Foundation Inc.







Enriching the Youth of Rural MS

Our Foundation's Mission

Our goal is to provide information and resources that will enhance the life for our youth growing up in rural Mississippi. Through collaborative efforts and training sessions, we will grow and enrich our best asset, the youth of Mississippi.

Provide enrichment resources to rural schools

  • Host supply drives

  • Provide much needed materials/ supplies to local schools

Professional Workshops for Rural Faculty/ Staff

  • Defining your pedagogy

  • Classroom Management Skills

  • Teaching through a Pandemic

Youth Development and Outreach

  • STEM community- based opportunities

  • Backpack Buddy program

  • Enrichment credits for student volunteers

Youth Outreach and Information Forums

  • Youth- centered information forums

  • Information by kids for kids

  • Creating positive impact programs

Questions?

Contact LWestbrook@closethegaps.org or tmccarty@closethegaps.org to get more information about the foundation and our mission and how you can get involved.

If yes, please take a few minutes to complete the Rural Needs Asessment . Your voice matters. After you submit the survey, you will be automatically entered in our drawing to receive a $25.00 Walmart Gift Card.