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Kids’ Chance of North Carolina makes a significant difference in the lives of affected North Carolina families by providing scholarship support to help eligible students pursue and achieve their higher education goals. Established in 2004, Kids’ Chance of North Carolina is one of many state programs offering scholarships to students in this situation. Kids’ Chance of North Carolina appreciates the recognition and support of the North Carolina Industrial Commission as well as the many individual donors who have and continue to contribute to the funding of the scholarship program.

Kids’ Chance, Inc. was originally established in 1988 by the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Georgia Bar. Today, Kids’ Chance programs have been organized in many states, including: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington State and West Virginia.

Visit the National Web Site for Kids’ Chance, Inc. to learn more.

MISSION:

The mission of Kids’ Chance of North Carolina, Inc. is to provide educational scholarships to the children of North Carolina workers who have been catastrophically or fatally injured in work-related accidents.

FUNDING:

Supported by the national organization of Kids Chance, each state chapter funds its own programs. All funds raised in North Carolina are spent in support of North Carolina students. Scholarship funds come from donations by individuals, groups, organizations, foundations and medical, legal and other professionals. Other funds originate from special activities organized by volunteers including annual events such as the Silent Auction, Reverse Raffle and Golf Tournament.

Thanks to the commitments of our Corporate Sponsors, 100% of donations are directed to scholarship grants for eligible applicants.

Kids’ Chance of North Carolina, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the NC State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED:

Kids’ Chance of North Carolina awarded its first scholarship in August of 2005 and continues to award additional scholarships annually. Thousands of scholarships have been awarded Nationwide.