Youngstown City Schools Awarded $196K Grant

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown City School District will receive a $196,600 grant from The Youngstown Foundation to support programs and initiatives. 

“The Youngstown Foundation remains a loyal and committed partner of the school district,” said Lynnette Forde, Youngstown Foundation president. “We are proud to support programs designed to enhance the positive experiences for Youngstown’s scholars both inside and outside of the classroom.” 

The grant will provide funding for:

  • Classroom to Capitol, $15,000.
  • Sojourn to the Past, $15,000.
  • English Festival, $1,600.
  • East High School Bear Day, Building Cultures, Destination Imagination, $40,000.
  • Chaney High School, PBIS and attendance incentives, $15,500.
  • Rayen Early College Middle School, field trips and incentives, $20,500.
  • Rayen Early College High School, Summer Bridge Program New York City trip, $39,000.
  • Administrative support and family communications, $50,000.

“Youngstown City Schools and the board of education are beyond grateful for the Youngstown Foundation’s generosity and support,” said YCSD Superintendent Jeremy Batchelor. “The grant will assist with different educational opportunities and areas in the district that ultimately benefit and support our scholars. We thank the foundation and its trustees for their ongoing partnership.”

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.