Good News for TFS and Other Raleigh Agencies!

Approval Given to Community Enhancement Grants


“The Raleigh City Council on June 7 approved grant funding for six community enhancement projects. The projects total $160,845.

The purpose of community enhancement projects is to provide programs for residents with low or moderate incomes or aid in the prevention in blighted conditions. Funding is allocated to organizations or agencies to provide the projects.

Council members agreed to fund the following community enhancement grant projects for Fiscal Year 2011-12, which begins on July 1.”


Project   Host Organization/Agency   Funding
Swooping Saturday Volunteer Work Days   Strong Women Organizing Outrageous Projects (SWOOP)   $8,564
Juvenile Literacy Center   Literacy Council of Wake County   $25,000
Family Safety Initiative   Triangle Family Services   $40,000
“A Roof Over Our Heads” Roof Replacement Project   Interact   $50,000
SummerCamp   The Encouraging Place   $16,988
Housing Program   Step Up Ministry   $20,293


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