Stronger Schools grants are awarded

WENATCHEE — Brewster, Bridgeport and Waterville were among several North Central Washington schools and districts recently awarded Stronger Schools grants by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington.

The grant program provides up to $5,000 for schools serving pre-K through 12 to enrich experiences for students, support teacher development, and provide opportunities for schools to better achieve their goals. Grants are also provided to school districts to support district-wide needs or initiatives.

Schools receiving grants included Brewster Elementary School, $2,500 (Page Ahead Children’s Literacy Program); Bridgeport Elementary School, $5,000 (Enriched Literacy Support Program); and Bridgeport High School, $4,000 (Robotics Program).

School district receiving grants included Brewster School District, $5,000 (Building a Stronger Robotics Team); Bridgeport School District, $3,000 (Summer Reading Program); Palisades School District, $4,708 (Rockets and Rockstars); and Waterville School District $2,500 (Telling Our Leadership Story).

The next application opens Jan. 15 and the deadline is March 15.

For more information, visit or contact the foundation at 663-7716.