Agencies, schools get grant funding

WARREN — Three Trumbull County school districts and three local organizations were among 86 entities throughout northeast Ohio to receive a grant via the GPD Group Employees’ Foundation.

According to a release, the Lakeview, Maplewood and McDonald school districts were awarded nearly $15,000 in grants. Lakeview received three grants totaling $10,900; Maplewood Elementary received $1,500 for future-ready technology; and McDonald received $2,500 for the program Flex Learning Space.

In addition, Junior Achievement of Mahoning County in Girard received $2,500 toward its Junior Achievement Inspire program; Homes for Kids of Ohio Inc. in Niles received $2,000 toward enhancing the lives of youth at the Royal Mall; and Inspiring Minds in Warren received $5,000 for its summer enrichment program.

Awards totaled more than $467,000 and recipients were selected from more than 240 applications received during the grant cycle, which ended Jan. 11.