There are many companies out there that are committed to education and giving back to the community. One such example is Target Corporation.
Through community outreach, Target is on pace to give $1 billion by the end of 2015 to support schools in communities nationwide.
Through partnerships with educators, Target helps students and their families engage in free arts and cultural events nationwide, provides reading and education programs to schools, and funds grants to K-12 schools to support educational filed trips, provide early childhood reading programs, and more.
One such recipient of the Target grant program is Taft Elementary School in Santa Ana, Cali. who today, will be awarded a $100,000 grant by Target Corp.The grant will be used to purchase much-needed resources and improve their learning environments. Target selected Taft Elementary as one of fifty recipients to receive a grant, based on submissions by viewers of the Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Santa Ana Unified School District Board Members along with the Superintendent, and Steven T. Longacre, Taft Elementary Principal will be on hand to accept the award from Target Corp. representatives.
If you are interested in finding out about Target community outreach programs, click here.
If you’ve been a receipt of a Target grant or other support, let us know how you’ve utilized the funds to improve your school or school processes.