Grant Expands Pre-K In Springdale, Bentonville, Rogers

Springdale Pre-K Program Grows by 100 seats

Posted: July 2, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

The Care Foundation announced $3,006,000 in grants, most of it to prekindergarten programs Tuesday.

At A Glance

Grant Awards

The Care Foundation, the educational arm of the Endeavor Foundation, awarded $3,006,000 in grants Tuesday. The three-year grants will relieve hunger and support education in Northwest Arkansas.

Grants announced Tuesday:

• $90,000 to Samaritan Community Center for a program that will send snacks home with middle school students who face hunger.

• $1,458,000 to Springdale School District for 100 more children in prekindergarten.

• $874,800 to Bentonville School District for 60 more children in prekindergarten.

• $583,200 to Rogers School District for a 40 more children in prekindergarten.

Source: Endeavor Foundation

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