Fayetteville Public Education Foundation announces grants, scholarships

Fayetteville Public Education Foundation announces grants, scholarships

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Fayetteville Public Education Foundation announced on March 13 that four new teacher grant opportunities and two student scholarships are now available.

The money comes from the support of people in the community like former alumni at Fayetteville High School. The foundation says the money is a testament to the community’s support for learning.

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“The amount of funding that went into the endowment from these generous community supporters would be around $150,000 at this point,” said Cambre Horne-Brooks, executive director for Fayetteville Public Education Foundation. “So, significant contributions to support public education in Fayetteville.”

One of those new grant opportunities is the Maureen Shireman Literacy Grant. Teachers can apply to receive up to $20,000 for literacy-based projects. Grants for fall 2024 opened on March 4 recipients will be announced in April.

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