Foundation Awards Classroom Innovation Grants

At its recently held annual meeting, the Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation, Inc.’s Board of Directors awarded 49 grants totaling $69,346.50 to Lynchburg City Schools teachers. The Classroom Innovation Grant program, now in its 21st year, provides funds to a wide range of innovative teacher projects and programs. To date, more than $408,000 has been awarded through the program.

This year’s corporate sponsors include: Genworth Financial, Babcock & Wilcox Company, Piedmont Community Health Plan, Lynchburg Economic Development Authority, Belvac Production Machinery, Fleet Laboratories, AREVA, Appalachian Power, Walmart - Old Forest Road, Walmart - Wards Road, RockTenn, Wells Fargo Bank, RR Donnelley, Dodson Pest Control, Al Stroobants Foundation, BB&T, Greater Lynchburg Community Trust – Faye Marcum Mifka Fund, Lynchburg Retail Merchants Foundation, Presbyterian Homes & Family Services, Wegmann USA, Ace it!Tutoring powered by Sylvan Learning, American National Bank, Bank of the James, Banker Steel, Candler Oil, Central Virginia Federal Credit Union, Dominion Seven Architects, Education & Research Foundation, Harrington Corporation, Hurt & Proffitt, Lynchburg Municipal Employee Federal Credit Union, Lynchburg Nissan, Moore & Giles, News & Advance, Rick & Donna Read, R. M. Gantt Construction, Successful Innovations, Sylvan Learning of Lynchburg, Westover Dairy, Wiley|Wilson, Wooldridge Heating, Air & Electric, WSET-TV.

For more information about the corporate grant program and the LCS Education Foundation, Inc., contact Jodi K. Gillette, executive director, at 515-5081 or gillettejk@lcsedu.net.

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