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D211 Post: Realtors Against Homelessness Wins $24,000 Grant

            Throughout August, Realtors Against Homelessness (RAH), an organization which works to fight homelessness among students within District 211, was in competition for the Biard & Warner Good Will Network’s Solid Good grant.  The grant awards $24,000 to five regional nonprofit organizations with an emphasis in combating homelessness.              After the more than 25,000 votes were counted, RAH was named one of the top five charities.  This qualified them for one of the $24,000 grants.  RAH will use ...

D211 Post: Realtors Against Homelessness Entered in Grant Competition

           (RAH) Realtors Against Homelessnes-Township High School District 211 Foundation has been nominated to win a $24,000 grant from Baird & Warner’s Good Will Network. 10 local charities were nominated by Baird & Warner’s Chicagoland sales offices, and the general public has been asked to visit vote.bairdwarner.com, now through August 31 to vote for five nonprofits who will receive $24,000 grants.                    Baird & Warner launched the $24K of Solid Good campaign in 2017 as a way of involving the larger Chicagoland community in its ...

D211 Post: EPA Grant Aids Purchase of Additional Green Buses

            In 2018, Township High School District 211 purchased 15 propane-fueled school buses in its drive to add alternative fuel vehicles.   In March 2019, the District received a $200,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of the Diesel Emission Reduction Act School Rebate Program.             At the April 25, 2019 Board of Education meeting, it was announced that the grant money would be used to aid in the purchase an additional 15 propane-fueled buses to continue efforts to reduce diesel ...

District 211 Partnership Receives Joyce Foundation Grant for Career Pathway Programs

As part of a local partnership, Township High School District 211 is receiving a grant to help fulfill its vision of ensuring each and every student is college and career ready by the time they graduate. The Joyce Foundation will provide Township High School District 211 and High School District 214 a $400,000 grant over two years as part of a new regional partnership aimed at expanding high-quality college and career pathways.  Harper College also plays a key role in the career pathways partnership with Districts 211 and 214. “Districts 211 and 214 are working in conjunction with Harper College to increase opportunities for our students' ...