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Community Foundation Awards Over $155K in Lifelong Learning Grants

Bishop Canevin High School received a $6,345 lifelong learning grant that supported two students.

Eighty Four, PA- The Washington County Community Foundation recently awarded $156,206 in need-based lifelong learning grants, made possible by corporate contributions received through the Pennsylvania Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program and the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.

Grants were as follows: $6,345 to Bishop Canevin High School, $20,190 to Calvary Chapel Christian School, $6,210 to Central Christian Academy, $17,350 to Faith Christian School of Washington, $11,568 to John F. Kennedy Catholic School, $29,543 to Madonna Catholic Regional School, and $65,000 to Seton LaSalle Catholic High School. 

Central Chistian Academy received a $6,210 lifelong learning grant that supported nine students.

Grants supported 92 students attending a pre-kindergarten, elementary or secondary school of their choosing that had been pre-approved under the tax credit programs.

Businesses interested in learning how they may participate in either of the tax credit programs are encouraged to contact the Foundation at 724-222-6330 or

In addition to awarding lifelong learning grants under these two tax credit programs, the Foundation also provides lifelong learning grants for post-secondary education. Close to $150,000 is available to distribute this year in post-secondary lifelong learning grants. Applications will be accepted beginning March 1, through the Foundation’s website at