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Facebook offering Crook County community grants

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Facebook recently announced the new cycle of its Community Action Grants program. 

Facebook said it is invested in the long-term vitality of Crook County. This annual grant program addresses local needs by making grants available to non-profit organizations and schools for projects that do one or more of the following:

• Address critical community needs by putting the power of technology to use for community benefit;

• Connect people online or off;

• Improve local Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (“STEM”) education.

Eligibility guidelines and an online application link are available at Applications are being accepted now through Dec. 3, 2019.

The 2019 Facebook Community Grants recipients, announced in March, included: Central Oregon Trail Alliance for development of the 66 Trail System; Crook County School District for a grant to provide Lego Mindstorm kits, solar car challenge kits and more to support STEM and literacy in the school district; and Prineville Kiwanis Foundation, in support of the community splash park.

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Barney Lerten

Barney is the digital content director for NewsChannel 21. Learn more about Barney here.


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