The Westmoreland Intermediate Unit is excited to announce that it has been approved for a $200,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation's COVID-19 Economic Impact and Recovery Initiative. Of the 235 "Request for Ideas" submissions submitted, only 80 were invited to submit full proposals. Only 37 were funded at $5.25 million in total.
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Westmoreland Intermediate Unit Joins 1,935 Americans to Support Remote Learning During COVID-19 Initiative
The Westmoreland Intermediate Unit joined 1,935 individuals and organizations in calling on Congress to introduce and pass legislation to connect students and library patrons at home during the coronavirus pandemic. The draft proposal, “The Remote Learning During COVID-19 Act,” would provide $5.25 billion for an emergency fund to connect the 7.15 million families who don’t have the internet at home.
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