Pine Tree Elementary School Won $300,000 Grant For After School Programs

by Mower on May 17, 2017

in Front Page News,News

 

Conway, NH – Project SUCCEED at the Pine Tree School, has won a 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant that will fund part of the cost of afterschool for the next 5 years. Clay Groves, Program Director wrote and won a $300,000 five year grant ($60,000 a year) for the Pine Tree School. This will cover nearly 2/3 of the cost of running the program at that school. The yearly operating budget for Project SUCCEED at Pinetree is $94,000.  Other funding sources include a warrant article, other smaller grants and program fees.

Both Conway Elementary and the John Fuller school are also funding in part on 21CCLC dollars, next year 2017/2018 is the last year of the grant funding both of those sites. Groves intends on applying for the grant again in order to keep afterschool available to ALL the students in Conway.

Project  SUCCEED is about to begin it’s 20th year of serving the youth of the Mount Washington Valley.

The mission of Project SUCCEED is to help give youth the skills and opportunities they need to be successful academically, socially and emotionally in a safe and supervised environment.  Program offerings include safe and supervised activities for students through morning supervision, homework assistance, computer lab, enrichment programs, Tin Mountain Conservation Center, and many more exciting activities. Conway Elementary School, John Fuller Elementary School and Pine Tree Elementary School offer extended day services up to five days per week, three hours per day to students in grades K-6.

To learn more about Project SUCCEED visit www.projectsucceed.com or call 603-447-6158

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