GRAD Cincinnati

Name of Non-Profit Organization * GRAD Cincinnati
Today’s Date: * Friday, April 23, 2021
Organization’s website
EIN / 501(C)(3)Number * 31-1816376
What year did your organization receive it’s non-profit status? * 2001
Address * 301 Oak Street
Cincinnati, OH 45219
United States
County * Hamilton
Your Name * Michelle Roddy
Your Title * Marketing, Program and Data Coordinator
Your email address *
Your Phone Number (513) 363-3247
Executive Director’s Name * Patricia Stewart-Adams
Executive Director’s email address *
What is the mission of your organization? OUR MISSION
GRAD Cincinnati raises expectation and achievement for all students by building high impact partnerships within the community to provide a premiere college readiness, access and support program.
All students graduate from high school and are prepared to succeed in college and career.
Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? *
  • (5) Education
  • (9) Hunger
  • (11) Poverty
Any comments about your selections you would like to share with the student philanthropists?
GRAD programming is implemented in eight Cincinnati Public Schools. Through its components, GRAD staff provide students academic counseling, scholarship support and experiential learning opportunities while engaging parents and developing community involvement needed for students to succeed.

Bearcat Buddies Tutoring: GRAD developed and implemented this tutoring program in partnership with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Center for Community Engagement and its participating eight schools. UC students volunteers tutor GRAD students in math and reading once a week through each academic semester.

Boundless Opportunities comprises the afterschool programming, college counseling, Summer Institutes and the College Scholarship.

After School Programming: GRAD is the lead agency that coordinates remedial and enrichment academic supports which maximize learning opportunities, it coordinates youth leadership and community involvement opportunities and it coordinates family engagement activities that improve student performance and that deepen connection to the schools.

College Counseling, Summer Institutes and College Scholarships: Students attending GRAD Cincinnati high schools have the opportunity to receive one-on-one college and career readiness counseling; participate in college visits, career field trips, and summer institutes; and receive additional funds for college.

Resource Coordinator in Community Learning Centers: Community Learning Centers support students and their families with social services and parent involvement activities. Wraparound supports help students overcome challenges and barriers that negatively affect learning.

Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? * Yes, Grades 6 – 12
List possible volunteer opportunities -or- a link to where they can be found on the web. Mentoring, tutoring, volunteering in Grandma’s Kitchen, parent engagement
Volunteer coordinator Angela Campbell-Harris
Volunteer coordinator’s email address
Volunteer coordinator’s phone number (513) 363-8751