Promise Neighborhoods Grantees Announced

21 Sep 2010 |

Just moments ago, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and other top officials released thefull list of the 21 applicants picked to receive $10 million in Promise Neighborhoods planning grants for 2010.

The grantees communities are:

This is, of course, a bittersweet announcement.

For the communities that earned a grant, congratulations! If your community did not receive a grant, we remain here to support the Promise Neighborhoods movement.

During the coming months, we will be rolling out new technical assistance resources for both grantees and non-grantees (for more details on our specific offerings, click here).

The Promise Neighborhoods movement is about the determination of community leaders to end the vicious cycle of poverty – to save our children one neighborhood at a time. That movement will continue. We hope you will continue to lead it with us.