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Community Foundation Awards Grants

APRIL 11: The Community Foundation recently awarded $85,000 to four local nonprofit organizations through a competitive grant process. CASTLE was awarded $15,000 to bring Strengthening Families, a nationally recognized parenting program, to the county. Senior Resource Association was given $20,000 for a Medication Management Intervention Program to help prevent medication-related falls and prescription drug abuse among the elderly. $25,000 was awarded to The Learning Alliance to implement an evidence-based reading curriculum in one grade level at a local Title 1 school. And Treasure Coast Homeless Services Council was given $25,000 to support a housing partnership that rehabilitates foreclosed, vacant properties and turns them into affordable housing for the homeless.

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