EIN 56-0543244

Alliance Center for Education

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Alliance Center for Education partners with families to provide high-quality education and support for children in need. Programs offered include Head Start, Early Head Start, Mecklenburg Pre-K and NC Pre-K for children ages 3-4 years old. The Center also offers alcohol and drug abuse education, scholarships, camperships, and Thanksgiving/Christmas programs to enhance the community. Additionally, out of school time activities are provided for elementary and junior/senior high school students.
Also known as...
Bethlehem Center of Charlotte
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Program areas at Alliance Center for Education

The Alliance Center for Education, ac4ed, is driven by a vision-ensure that a family's income does not dictate a child's future. Our mission is to provide high-quiality Education and support children in need through partnership with their families. Our early childhood program, modeled after the highly efeective head start approach, provides a comprehensive range of services, from Education to home visitation for expectant mothers and children aged birth to 5. Our holistic approach fosters early learning and development, health, and family well-being, paving the the way for a brighter future. Through strategic partnerships and commitment, we have witnessed transformative outcomes in the lives of countless children and families. The early childhood Education programs are funded by federal grants from head start, early head start and municipal grants from meck pre-k and nc pre-k.
At the Alliance Center for Education, we offer a dynamic continuum of services to support children's transition from pre-kndergarten to their k- 12 school years. Our out of school time (ost) program is available throughout the academic year and summer camp, providing engaging and enriching experiences beyond regular school hours. Our kindergarten-5th grade ost program fosters a love for learning in children by exploring various subjects, including math, art, science, music, and nutrition, through fun learn-at-play activities in the afternoon. Our dedicated ost educational professionals also provide homework help and tutoring to keep schoolwork on track. We ensure students have opportunities for physical fitness activities, special events, arts and crafts, and field trips, encouraging their continued participation year after year. Additionally, our 6th grade-12th ost- ac4ed teen leadership cooperative program is designed as a social learning environment to equip students entering their teens with critical thinking skills that will serve them for a lifetime. Apart from tutoring and homework assistance, our ost educational professionals mentor ac4ed students in personal development, character Education, goal-setting, time management, financial planning, understanding various career opportunities, and considering college options and tours. To create a balanced educational experience, we incoporate guest speakers, field trips,special events and exploration in arts, music, and nutrition sciences. We are proud to support these programs through municipal adn corporate grants, along with fundraising activities.
With an unwavering commitment spanning over 80 years, ac4ed has been an intergal part of charlotte's most under-resourced communities. As charlotte's landscape has evolved, so has ac4ed, adapting through strategic growth and collaborations to continue our vital mission of serving the children and families who need us most.

Who funds Alliance Center for Education

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Mary E Carnrick FoundationUnrestricted$40,000
Truist FoundationGeneral Operating$20,000
Carolinas Credit Union FoundationGeneral Support$10,000
...and 3 more grants received

Personnel at Alliance Center for Education

Jared KeatonChief Executive Officer$181,963
Brian LuckadooChief Financial Officer$109,363
Wiliam McDonaldFormer Chief Executive Officer$196,334
William McDonalaPast Chief Executive Officer

Financials for Alliance Center for Education

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,483,636
Program services$172,575
Investment income and dividends$776
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$9,656,987

Form 990s for Alliance Center for Education

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-08-10990View PDF
2021-122022-06-30990View PDF
2020-122021-05-21990View PDF
2019-122021-03-25990View PDF
2018-122019-07-31990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
December 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $20,000 from Truist Foundation
October 6, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
October 6, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
October 4, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
August 19, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsEducational service providersYouth service charitiesCharitiesHead Start programs
EducationChildrenCommunity improvement
State / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
700 Parkwood Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
Metro area
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
Mecklenburg County, NC
Website URL
(704) 371-7447
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Form 990
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NTEE code, primary
B90: Educational Services
NAICS code, primary
624110: Child and Youth Services
Parent/child status
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