Gerard Place Housing Development Fund Company

Family Learning

“This three-year grant in the amount of $90,000 will enable Gerard Place to expand educational programming for young children and parents with learning disabilities. This will include screening of children to identify needed developmental supports, one-on-one instruction to improve school readiness, and life skills training for parents.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $90,000 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2016


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