Grants for Homeless Children and Youth Available

March 02, 2000

Application packets for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth grant are now available from the West Virginia Department of Education.  

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 are available for public school districts to ensure that homeless children and youth receive quality educational programming. Partnerships with homeless shelters and other social service organizations are encouraged. The deadline for applications is May 31, 2000.  

For more information about the grant program including application materials, contact Lisa Burton-Sites, coordinator of student services and assessment, West Virginia Department of Education, at (304) 558-2546 (

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