Welcome to Community Sparkplugs

We help volunteers fulfill their dreams for  a better community by implementing ideas to bring immediate results, increase community capacity, confidence, and willingness to further improvement efforts. 

Principals partnered with School Turnaround  serve as thought partners during the selection process.


Community Sparkplugs is a volunteer citizens with an idea to do something for children in their communities.

Community Investor are investors that support Community Sparkplug work.

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Community Sparkplugs

Was born out of The Institute's work pioneering community self-help in the revival of two dying small towns:

Stump Creek, PA and Corbett, NY.