State and Local Funding News – Indiana, Massachusetts

Wabash Valley Foundation Grants Go For Early Ed, Junior Achievement: The Wabash Valley Community Foundation in Terre Haute Indiana distributes grants totaling more than $95,000 to 12 organizations. Recipients include Indiana State University/Early Childhood Education Center, Junior Achievement of the Wabash Valley, Terre Haute Children’s Museum and the YMCA’s of the Wabash Valley.

Foundation Awards $5M to Educate, Inspire Aspiring Engineers: The Museum of Science, Boston receives $5 million from the Gordon Foundation in support of its efforts to transform engineering and technology education and inspire youth to become leaders in the engineering field. The funding will provide support for the National Center for Technologic Literacy and many of its programs, including the Gordon Family Young Innovator Program, which will work to engage upwards of 500 young people through an annual event and school-based activities.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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