Organizations empowering residents through adult literacy programs, giving small business developers a boost and sparking student interest in science and technology are just some of the many nonprofit agencies receiving grants from the PPL Foundation.
The PPL Foundation on Tuesday (7/17) announced $450,000 in grants to more than 70 nonprofit organizations across central and eastern Pennsylvania to strengthen education and support sustainable communities. In addition, The PPL Foundation awarded over
$50,000 to more than a dozen organizations selected for their focus on improving child literacy through reading and summer learning programs.
“The challenges we face in our communities are complex, and there are no easy solutions,” said Lissette Santana, chief operating officer of the PPL Foundation. “PPL Foundation’s goal is to bring together people, ideas and resources to tackle these challenges collectively. We’re proud to support nonprofit organizations working to address the issues most relevant in our communities.,”
PPL is committed to supporting communities across its 29-county service area and providing tools that help empower economic vitality.
The initiatives and projects that received support through the PPL Foundation Sustaining Grant program include:
In support of Cover to Cover, the PPL Foundation’s initiative to improve child literacy through reading and summer learning programs, additional grants were awarded to the following organizations: