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1/14/2013 6:26:00 PM
Grants available to community and school organizations

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) Community & School Education Grant Application is now available at the Foundation's website, www.waef.org. Organizations, including community groups and public and private schools, assisting farmworkers and ag workers and their families attain scholastic success are eligible to apply. Completed applications must be returned to the Washington Apple Education Foundation no later than March 15.
In addition to the grant application, grant guidelines and a listing of former recipients can be found at www.waef.org. Priorities for funding in 2013 include reduction in high school drop-out rates and improved higher level education achievement rates of at-risk students, improved long-term learning outcomes through access to effective early education programs, increased economic self-sufficiency and furthered generational upward mobility and improved cross-cultural communications through English language literacy. All activities of the WAEF Farmworker Education Program must benefit those employed in entry level or lower-level supervisory positions within Washington's tree fruit industry. Approximately $35,000 will be awarded this spring to community and school programs meeting Washington Apple Education Foundation grant priorities. 
Grants are made available thanks to the support of WAEF donors, most specifically Chelan Fresh, Jim Matson Memorial Fund, Oneonta Trading Corporation, U.S. Bancorp Foundation, Washington Fruit & Produce Company and Wells Fargo Foundation.
The Washington Apple Education Foundation is the charity of the tree fruit industry.





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