Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools receives $10,000 grant

The Community Foundation for Southwest Washington recently awarded the Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools a $10,000 grant to support the expansion of the Community Schools model in Vancouver Public Schools (VPS). This grant will specifically support efforts to address barriers to achievement in school due to economic need. VPS serves approximately 24,000 students in 37 schools and programs. Over 50 percent of students are from families with incomes below federal poverty guidelines.