Foundation Grants $314,000 to Education Programs

26 grants were awarded to non profit organizations by Staples Foundation for Learning last week. The grants totaling $314,000 were dispersed to schools across the United States for disadvantaged student programs and ranged from $2,000 to $50,000.

Gold Crown Enrichment, Lakewood, CO received $10,000 for its art and technology enrichment program, which is designed to help bolster student achievement through exposure to technology and the arts. The foundation also awarded $15,000 Crayons to Computers, Cincinnati, OH. Crayons to Computers has an initiative called Push for Pencils, which is an annual drive to stock classrooms with school supplies.

Other recipients included:

The Staples Foundation for Learning has awarded nearly $15 million in grants since 2002. Further information about the foundation and its grant programs can be found here.

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