Central Oregon nonprofit groups awarded U.S. Bank Foundation grants

U.S. Bank, through the U.S. Bank Foundation, is presenting a total of $31,880 in education grants to 13 nonprofit organizations in Central Oregon. Educational grants are provided to innovative programs that help low-income and at-risk students succeed in school and prepare for post-secondary education, provide financial literacy training or offer effective mentoring programs.

“At U.S. Bank, we feel it is our responsibility to partner with organizations in support of education as a way to strengthen families and communities,” said Coby Horton, regional president for U.S. Bank in Central and Eastern Oregon.

The organizations that received grants from the U.S. Bank Foundation are:
·        Assistance League of Bend
·        MountainStar Family Relief Nursery
·        Younity
·        Central Oregon Council on Aging
·        Deschutes Public Library Foundation, Inc.
·        KIDS Center
·        High Desert Chamber Music
·        Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon
·        School Foundation Inc.
·        Youth Choir of Central Oregon
·        Junior Achievement.

The U.S. Bank Foundation contributes to the strength and vitality of local communities through partnerships that improve the educational and economic opportunities of low- and moderate-income individuals and families and enhance the cultural and artistic life of the communities in which U.S. Bank operates. Learn more at: www.usbank.com.

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