Learn and Serve Grant Applications Available

October 20, 2008

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  The West Virginia Department of Education is accepting applications for competitive grants for West Virginia’s Learn and Serve Program thanks to funding made available by the Corporation for National and Community Service working in cooperation with the West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service.  

The WVDE anticipates awarding several one-year grants to public schools serving students in grades K-12. The amount of the grants will be approximately $5,000 for the 2009-2010 school year.  

The WVDE will conduct a competitive review process next spring, with funding expected to begin in September 2009.

The deadline for applications is Friday, March 6, 2009, at 3 p.m.  Applicants should include the original application plus six copies.  Applications should be mailed or delivered to:  Sallie Harrington, assistant director, Division of Special Projects – Superintendent’s Center for 21st Century Schools, West Virginia Department of Education, Building 6, Room 230, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305. She also can be reached at (304) 558-7881, by fax at (304) 558-3946 or by e-mail at sharring@access.k12.wv.us. Additional information can be found at http://learnandserve.k12.wv.us or by contacting the Office of Communications at (304) 558-2699.

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