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Grants

Our Children’s Academy would like to thank all of our partners and donors throughout the years for helping to improve the lives of our Polk County students!

Florida’s Natural Growers Foundation

Victory Ridge Academy (VRA) was awarded funding from the Florida’s Natural Growers Foundation. All funding received from the Foundation will go toward VRA’s School Wide Behavior Management System, which utilizes a positive approach and aids in providing clear expectations and consistent consequences that help students to become more productive in their learning environment.

Both staff and students at Victory Ridge Academy would like to thank the Florida’s Natural Growers Foundation for their generous donation and continued support over the years!

 

Duke Energy through Polk Education Foundation

On October 16, 2017, Victory Ridge Academy was awarded funding from Duke Energy through the Polk Education Foundation. All funding received will go towards purchasing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) materials and equipment for our school’s Science Builders Club, which will serve our students with special needs in 2nd-12th grade.

Staff and students at Victory Ridge Academy would like to thank both Duke Energy and the Polk Education Foundation for their generous donation and continued support over the years!

 

George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation

On May 17, 2017 Our Children’s Academy was awarded funding from the George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation. All funding received from the donors will go towards providing our classrooms with state-of-the-art therapeutic and specialty learning equipment.

Both staff and students at Our Children’s Academy would like to thank the GiveWell Community Foundation and the George W. Jenkins Fund for their generous donation and continued support over the years.

 

Walmart Facility #1061

On April 20, 2017 OCA/VRA was awarded funding from Walmart Community Grants. All funding received from the Foundation will go towards providing our school’s Speech-Language Pathology Department with evaluation materials to determine where each student performs, as well as to identify the specific interventions each of our students need.

Both staff and students at OCA/VRA would like to thank Walmart Community Grants and Walmart Distribution Center #1061 for their generous donation and continued support over the years.

 

Walmart Facility #580

On April 14, 2017 Our Children’s Academy was awarded funding from Walmart Community Grants. All funding received from the Foundation will go towards providing our school’s Speech-Language Pathology Department with evaluation materials to determine where each student performs, as well as to identify the specific interventions each of our students need.

Both staff and students at Our Children’s Academy would like to thank Walmart Community Grants and Walmart Facility #580 for their generous donation and continued support over the years.

Mountain Lake Community Service

On April 5, 2017,  Our Children’s Academy was awarded funding from Mountain Lake Community Service. All funding received from the Foundation will go toward providing our classrooms with state-of-the-art therapeutic and specialty learning equipment. Both staff and students at Our Children’s Academy would like to thank Mountain Lake Community Service for their generous donation and continued support over the years.


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Our Children’s Academy is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit public charter school that exclusively serves children with special needs. Our Children’s Academy is based on the belief of the administration, staff and Board of Trustees that early intervention is crucial to helping children and young adults with special needs to cultivate healthy lifestyles and grow into well-adjusted persons. It is our belief that students need a safe, positive and nurturing learning environment to develop communication skills, social skills, academic and technical skills in order to build their self-confidence and become productive members of society.