Jeffery Primary School is the proud recipient of a $5,000 grant from The Grainger Foundation through its Grainger Community Grant program.
The school and Jeffery Parent Teacher Organization partnered to submit the grant. The money from this grant will be used to purchase books for each teacher’s classroom library as well as a poster-maker for the school.
The Grainger Foundation is an independent private foundation, was established in 1949 by William W. Grainger, the founder of Grainger, Inc. Under the Grainger Community Grant program, Grainger’s branch/operations managers and distribution center directors identify charitable organizations in their local communities and make grant recommendations to The Grainger Foundation ranging from $5,000 up to $10,000. As a result of recommendations submitted throughout 2016, The Grainger Foundation made more than 1,100 grants totaling $6.6 million to a wide variety of organizations in the areas of health and human services, food banks, civic, disaster relief, and education.
Shaler Area primary school to use grant for books, poster maker
TribLIVE | Local article Nov. 2, 2017