Project Graduation is a 501(c)(3) organization hosting an in-person celebration for all graduating high school seniors in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district this June 11, 2022.  This event provides a safe, fun, equitable way for ALL graduating high school seniors to celebrate. 

As a Donor, you are taking an active role in supporting and celebrating the young people in your community on one of the most important nights of their lives.  You are contributing to the safety of the larger community (we have recorded zero drunk driving fatalities on graduation night since Project Graduation began in 1992).  Whether you are a parent, grandparent, teacher, neighbor, local business owner, or caring community member, your donation ensures that this event remains FREE for every high school senior.  No donation is too big or too small.  Every donation is tax deductible.

To make your tax-deductible donation:

1) Donate via PayPal hereOR

2) Send a check payable to “Project Graduation” to PO Box 17043, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-7043

Interested in being an event Sponsor?  Click here.

Questions?  Contact our Fundraising Chair, Tina Coyne-Smith, at (919) 923-6040 or

Thank you to our donors from past years!