ACC receives $25,000 grant from Buell Foundation

LITTLETON, Colo. (Aug. 30, 2012) – Arapahoe Community College has received a $25,000 grant from the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation, as announced today by Courtney Loehfelm, Executive Director of the ACC Foundation.

ACC receives $25,000 grant from Buell Foundation

ACC has received a $25,000 grant from the Buell Foundation

The grant from the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation is designated to be used for childcare stipends for low-income student parents who are pursuing their education at Arapahoe Community College and have children enrolled in the ACC Child Development Center. The Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation has provided $175,500 in childcare stipends and support to the ACC Child Development Center since 2004. The grant period is September 1, 2012, through August 31, 2013.

“Arapahoe Community College and its student families are extremely grateful for the funding from the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation,” said Loehfelm. “High-quality early learning programs like that of ACC’s Child Development Center can help overcome the effects of poverty with a continuity of care that contributes to the long-term educational success of at-risk children.”

Founded in 1962, the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation is a private foundation dedicated to supporting the positive development of children across the state of Colorado through grants and partnerships with nonprofit organizations. Grants are awarded in the areas of early childhood education and development, and teen pregnancy prevention. Since its inception, the Buell Foundation has awarded nearly $100 million in grants. Additional information about the Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation can be found at www.buellfoundation.org.

The mission of the ACC Foundation is to create public awareness and secure funding resources that provide financial assistance and broad-based community support for Arapahoe Community College’s students and programs.

For more information, please contact the Arapahoe Community College Foundation at foundation@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5881.

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