OnTrack Greenville

Funders often ask for data from grantees – data to document the need for their program or organization and data to demonstrate the impact of their work. Funders also base their own decisions on strategy or allocation of resources on community level data, such as rates of...

When funder members of the Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy began joining the OnTrack Greenville partnership in 2015, they had high expectations. This vast new collaboration to boost middle grade success – catalyzed by a multimillion dollar grant from the Social Innovation Fund – was the first time that...

At the March 2018 GPP, guest speaker Jennifer Parker, PhD, LPC, Director Child Advocacy Studies, Professor Psychology at University of South Carolina Upstate asked attendees to think of their earliest memories. Most reported memories from when they were three years old, which included a first...

It is hard to believe that OnTrack Greenville is in the third year as it feels like yesterday that we met together to envision an innovative way to impact middle grade success.  Partners agree that they are now “cooking with oil,” as they have learned...

  In 2014, the Social Innovation Fund agreed to invest $3 million in the United Way of Greenville County over three years to support OnTrack Greenville. The goal of OnTrack Greenville is to increase success in four high poverty middle schools where students have historically been...

[caption id="attachment_497" align="alignright" width="300"] OnTrack partners and school staff and students at Tanglewood Middle present the initiative to Ms. Tionne M. Jackson, Legislative Correspondent with U.S. Senator Tim Scott[/caption] When a student begins seventh grade, she feels a level of comfort, unlike during the first year...

In the fall of 2015 when Rushawnda Olden, a Student Support Specialist at Communities In Schools, claimed a bulletin board at Lakeview Middle School for students to post their academic accomplishments, she hoped it would be an indicator of the culture change she and other...

Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy stepped in to develop a collaborative approach to funding to allow both the United Way and its subgrantees to focus on program outcomes rather than fundraising. High school graduation has long been a priority for many organizations in Greenville County. Students who...