Promise Neighborhood Hopefuls Get Planning Grants
Projects Would Aim to Pair Range of Support Services With Educational Programs
Twenty-one nonprofits and higher education institutions are receiving grants of up to $500,000 each to plan programs that offer a comprehensive range of services to help improve student outcomes, such as health care and prekindergarten.
The grants announced last week are part of the Promise Neighborhoods program, which grew out of the Harlem Children’s Zone , a nationally recognized effort that pairs education programs with a range of supports, including classes for parents of infants and college counseling.
The planning-grant winners beat out more 330 applicants from 48 states. The grantees include a range of recipients, including medical facilities, non-profit organizations, and...
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