Founded in 1983, the Center for Gifted/Midwest Torrance Center for Creativity provides thousands of children each year with unique, hands-on learning opportunities employing inventive modes of delivery and participation.
Our faculty comprises outstanding professionals - experts in their respective fields - who communicate effectively with children and reflect a genuine sensitivity and commitment to teaching and learning. Differentiation and critical thinking are the cornerstones of all our programs.
The Center for Gifted/Midwest Torrance Center for Creativity is a not-for-profit organization under IRC Section 501(c)(3). As such, The Center’s operating costs are funded primarily through tuition payments and the continued generosity of benefactors including:
The Mirza Foundation
The Private Bank and Trust Company
Erick & Gail Peterson
Marian & Ed Dusold
As part of our 2016/2017 fundraising efforts, we are now offering individuals the opportunity to participate and help ensure creativity thrives in our community!
All funds raised (100%) go toward helping the Center continue to provide unique and exceptional educational opportunities and services.
Please click HERE or the “Donate” button on the left sidebar to make a SECURE contribution.
You may specify how you wish your contribution to be used, or it can be applied to the area of greatest need. Currently, our areas of need include:
- Facilities and general operating expenses
- Teacher recruitment and training
- Curriculum Development
- Financial Aid and Scholarships
- Technology Fund
- General supplies and materials
- Outreach Programs and School Partnerships
- International Torrance Legacy Creativity Awards
- Torrance Journal for Applied Creativity
- Student Transportation
Creativity is expensive!
We are grateful for your tax-deductible contribution of ANY amount!
Materials donations and volunteer opportunities are also welcome. Please email Vickie Kiamco or contact the Centerís administrative offices at 847-901-0173 for more details.