• December 20, 2011 | San Antonio Express News

    $24.6 million grant aims to improve E. Side

    The local United Way won a $24.6 million federal grant to bolster children's educational achievement and community development on the East Side, scoring the highest in the nation among applicants, the U.S. Education Department and Mayor Julián Castro announced Monday.

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  • December 19, 2011 | Buffalo Promise Neighborhood

    Buffalo Wins $6 Million Promise Neighborhood Grant

    The Buffalo Promise Neighborhood, a collaborative effort led by M&T Bank and the Westminster Foundation to provide a life-changing continuum of cradle-to-career services to some of Buffalo’s underprivileged children, has been awarded an historic $6 million grant from the U.S. Department of...

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  • December 19, 2011 | Blog

    2011 Promise Neighborhoods Grant Winners Announced

    Senior officials from the Obama Administration announced today that five organizations will receive the first round of Promise Neighborhoods implementation grants, and another 15 organizations will receive a second round of planning grants. Grantees, comprised of nonprofit organizations,...

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