Grant applications due next week for Swift Foundation | CraigDailyPress.com

Grant applications due next week for Swift Foundation

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation will continue accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations in Moffat County through Wednesday. Recipients will be announced May 1.

Grants will be awarded to programs that promote literacy, reading and writing skills and programs in the languages, sciences and interdisciplinary areas. Grants between $500 and $3,000 will be given.

The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation awards grants to organizations that provide direct service to help with the implementation or expansion of literacy programs for children who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading and develop reading and writing skills at all age levels. The foundation supports programs in the arts, languages and sciences for preschool, primary and secondary school-aged children. The foundation occasionally supports programs for adults, as well.

The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation was formed by the owners and founder of Swift Communications, which owns and operates the Craig Daily Press and http://www.craigdailypress.com.

Nonprofit organizations in the area are encouraged to apply.

For more information about the Bessie Minor Swift Foundation visit http://www.bessieminorswift.org or email grants@bessieminorswift.org.

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