IGNITE DAVIE is a collaborative community initiative designed to develop a well-trained and educated workforce to meet the needs of our local business and industry. IGNITE DAVIE will raise the educational attainment of our residents through tuition assistance to attend community college. The program assures all eligible high school graduates in Davie County can earn a two-year degree with minimal or no cost.
- Covers in-state tuition and required fees to attend Davidson County Community College (DCCC) after all financial aid or other scholarships have been applied
- Provides up to $250 per semester for textbooks
- Covers the cost of summer courses for programs that require enrollment through the summer term
Davie Community Foundation is proud to be a partner in IGNITE DAVIE! The IGNITE DAVIE Partners represent the collaboration of several community organizations who worked together to create this College Promise Program. We meet regularly to continue developing and administering the program and to provide oversight for the program. We are thankful for the time and dedication this group has pledged towards IGNITE DAVIE College Promise Program!
John Eller, County of Davie
Terry Renegar, County of Davie
Darrin Hartness, Davidson County Community College
Susan Burleson, Davidson County Community College
Jenny Varner, Davidson County Community College Foundation, Inc.
Jane Simpson, Davie Community Foundation, Inc.
William Steed, Davie Community Foundation, Inc.
Carolyn McManamy, Davie CONNECT
Caroline Moser, Davie County Chamber of Commerce
Jeff Wallace, Davie County Schools
Terry Bralley, Davie County Economic Development Commission
Phillip and Darlene Fuller
Melinda Beauchamp, United Way of Davie County