Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Heinz Endowments Gives 10.2 Million Dollars In Grants

The Heinz Endowments has donated 10.2 million dollars to the Pittsburgh Public Schools and some community groups that help in education development. The Pittsburgh Promise received a grant worth 6 million dollars over 3 years. The Fund for Excellence which was created by Superintendent Roosevelt after he announced his excellence for all campaign received 2 million dollars. The hill house association received $300,000 for social services to hill district families in an effort to boost child performance in school. Other grants are for encouraging parents to read to children and improving child readiness in areas of the city that have the largest achievement gaps.

No comments: