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Last Call For Greg Jennings Foundation BE GREAT After School Program Grant Applications

Posted Aug 27, 2014

Up to $50,000 will be donated to select Youth Education Programs in Michigan and Minnesota.

Applications due September 5, 2014 by 5:00pm ET

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (August 26, 2014) – The Greg Jennings Foundation is accepting applications for the BE GREAT After School Program Grant until September 5, 2014 by 5:00pm ET.   These grants are part of The Greg Jennings Foundation’s BE GREAT Youth Initiative which supports organizations that deliver high quality, learning-centered programming.

“We want the best for children and we are asking after school programs in the Greater Minneapolis and Kalamazoo areas to apply for the grant.  At The Greg Jennings Foundation, we believe that with the right opportunities and proper support all children can set and achieve their academic goals,” said Minnesota Vikings Greg Jennings.  

The Greg Jennings Foundation envisions a community where all educational needs for youth are met.  Since the BE GREAT Youth Initiative’s BE GREAT After School Program Grants began in 2012, over $100,000 has been donated to a number of diverse organizations including Hospitality House Youth Development, Big Brothers and Big Sisters and Communities In Schools in the Greater Kalamazoo and Minneapolis areas. The third annual BE GREAT After School Program Grant will be awarded to organizations that mentor K-12 students for academic achievement to empower youth for improved educational awareness.

For more information and to apply for the BE GREAT After School Program Grant, please go to http://gjenningsfound.org/begreat/.

The BE GREAT Youth Initiative and BE GREAT After School Program Grants are funded by the annual Greg Jennings Golf Classic.   In 2015, The Greg Jennings Foundation will bring this star-studded celebrity weekend to Minnesota.   To become involved t the Golf Classic as a sponsor or volunteer, please go to http://gjenningsfound.org for more details.

About The Greg Jennings Foundation:

The Greg Jennings Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code founded to positively impact youth through investments within our local communities. The Greg Jennings Foundation partners with organizations that provide the necessary educational resources for youth  to reach their academic potential.

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Twitter: @GregJenningsFound

Website: http://www.GJenningsFound.org

Greg Jennings Social Media

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