Crowder Institute in the Community

  • Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont – Partnership to help clients learn entry-level construction skills and begin a career in construction – place under construction skills training/trades
    • Goodwill Class 60 created an inspiring glimpse of the power of learning and belief in self. See it here:

  • Southern Spring Home & Garden Show – Project supporting the efforts of the Catawba River Lands Conservancy creating awareness around sustainability by building a greenhouse and schoolhouse


  • NC Safe – Students in the Goodwill program built a replica of a depository for items to help children in crisis


  • Back to Work – Concrete Finishing – Grant program designed for unemployed or underemployed citizens in Mecklenburg county to begin a career in concrete – place under construction skills training/trades


  • Pop up Porch – Collaboration project with the Foundation for the Carolinas, Urban Ministries, and Civic by Design to create an environment to share stories and discuss interventions to benefit the homelessness