Thursday, February 28, 2013
Members of the community, including students, staff and residents, are encouraged to register for the Fuel UP to Play 60 program.
Thursday, February 28
From Glenbard District 87 The Glenbard District 87 Wellness Committee is pleased to announce that the school district has been awarded a $15,500 grant from Fuel Up to Play 60, a program founded by the National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This initiative empowers students to take charge by “choosing good-for-you-foods” and being active for at least 60 minutes per day. By making these small everyday changes in their school routines, teen-agers can make a difference, not only in their own lives, but also in their communities, by modeling and promoting healthy lifestyle choices. Glenbard District 87 will use the grant funds to support the following wellness-focused programs: Healthy …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The funding will help the Y provide after school programs to children in need in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton.
The B.R. Ryall YMCA of Northwestern DuPage County recently received a grant that will help it provide after school programs for children in need. The organization received a grant of $5,000 from jcp cares, jcpenney’s new charitable giving program. The funding will provide children in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton with assistance to attend after-school programs. “The support of jcpenney enhances our efforts to serve as many children as possible with meaningful, high-quality afterschool programming,” said Erin White, Safe ‘n Sound Director at B.R. Ryall YMCA. “By working together we can not only keep children safer, but also help provide them with lasting benefits, including healthier lifestyles, improved social skills and an enhanced academic …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The nonprofit was one of 85 nonprofits from across the country to apply to receive funding.
Bridge Communities was one of 14 nonprofits chosen to receive grant funding from The Allstate Foundation. A total of 85 organizations applied for the grant money. The Glen Ellyn-based nonprofit, which provides transitional housing to those in need, was awarded $50,000 from the foundation. In conjunction with its 60th anniversary, The Allstate Foundation recently held a summit in Chicago where nonprofits were given the opportunity to develop a grant program to make the organizations more effective. Bridge Communities will use the funds toward digital development to improve and enhance its Transitional Housing Program Information System, according to Bridge Communities. “Bridge Communities is honored to have been selected as a recipient of …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Nonprofit organizations may not receive grant funding from the Village of Glen Ellyn in the future.
Nonprofits who seek funding from the Village of Glen Ellyn received a stern warning Monday night. The funding you receive today, may not be available tomorrow. During its meeting, the Board of Trustees approved granting $30,000 in funding to 12 area nonprofits, but next year the same funding may not be given out to the organizations. “We are talking about $30,000 of taxpayer revenue that could be used for government programs,” said Trustee Diane McGinley. “We are basically making the decision for our residents to use your money to fund these charitable organizations. I do not feel this is an appropriate use of the funds.” McGinley said she felt it would be a better use of funding to put the money toward things like sidewalk repair or other…
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The Cerbin Goodman Center has provided the school district with a renewal grant to allow it to continue its nationally recognized parenting program.
Glenbard District 87’s parent series held through the four Glenbard high schools has been honored with a renewal grant from the Cebrin Goodman Center. The grant funding will be used to fund the monthly Glenbard Parent Series — Navigating Healthy Parenting, which has received national recognition. The Cerbin Goodman Center, an affiliate of the Lillian and Larry Goodman Foundation, an organization that supports Chicago area organizations that address hunger issues and promote drug prevention, made the grant. The Cerbin Goodman Center is committed to helping young people fulfill their potential as healthy, happy, substance abuse-free members of society, according to a news release from Glenbard District 87. “Effective prevention efforts are …