Organizations urged to apply for grants on teen pregancy prevention

The Fresno BeeApril 30, 2014 

Fresno Regional Foundation will hold two information sessions in May for organizations interested in applying for a Teen Pregnancy Prevention grant.

The program, which began April 25, is designed to tackle teenage pregnancy and share information about how to improve the lives of children in the central San Joaquin Valley.

Since implementing the first grant cycle in 2008, Fresno Regional Foundation said it has affected over 25,000 teenagers and their families by granting $1,352,606 to 25 agencies in Fresno, Madera, Tulare and Kings counties. About $350,000 is available for grants this year.

Organizations are encouraged to attend the sessions to learn more about the opportunity and application deadlines.The first session will be held 11 a.m. to noon May 13 at Woodward Park Regional Library, 944 E Perrin Ave, in northeast Fresno. The second session will be held as online seminar May 14 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Go here to register for the sessions.

The reporter can be reached at (559) 441-6679 or npearl@fresnobee.com.

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