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David Jessup Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Digi-Bridge, Inc.
216 Sylvania Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28206
Phone:  704/340-2039

Project Title:  Programming & Robotics Across North Carolina

Digi-Bridge is expanding its Programming & Robotics course offerings in North Carolina public K-8 schools, with an immediate focus on underserved and under-resourced communities across Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS).  Digi-Bridge provides increased opportunities for families to access leading-edge STEAM programs outside of the traditional school day. Our traditional programs are being expanded across the state to enable us to meet increasing educator, family and scholar demand, and to further demonstrate the efficacy of inquiry-based STEAM programming in advancing college and career readiness. Expansion of our programming and robotics courses allows North Carolina to continue developing a diverse group of scientists, technologists, engineers, artists and mathematicians - the leaders, problem-solvers and entrepreneurs of our next generation.  This grant will provide at least 150 CMS K-8 scholars a year, over the next three years, with weekly programming and robotics coursework and competition experiences.

Award Timeline

Jan 15, 2022

Application Opens

Apr 21, 2022

Application Deadline

Sep 15, 2022

Notice of Award

Dec 01, 2022

Award Start Date

Aug 30, 2026

Award End Date

Program Contacts

Alfred Mays

Senior Program Officer


Samantha Moore

Program Assistant