INK! (Investing in Kids) receives $2,500 "A Community Thrives" operating grant
INK! will receive a $2,500 operating grant from USA TODAY NETWORK and The Gannett Foundation to benefit its Five Learning Years (FLY) program. I
By: INK! (Investing in Kids)
FLY is designed to improve children's school readiness with the goal to increase graduation rates. The support of FLY will help to ensure that all St. Johns County children, regardless of socio-economic circumstances are ready for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. In 2019, INK! also received funding from A Community Thrives, to benefit FLY.
A Community Thrives supports non-profit organizations with projects focused on community building and has helped to contribute more than $12 million since 2017. This year, A Community Thrives engaged participants in 45 states.
"We are proud of the work we've done to enhance student education and help teachers in St. Johns County. At Gannett, we take pride in supporting the organizations that make a positive impact in their communities. Through A Community Thrives, we lend financial support to that purpose as well as rally the whole community to champion a good and meaningful cause," said CEO and Chairman Mike Reed.
INK! provides innovative resources to support academic success for all St. Johns County public schools. The office is located at 1 Christopher St. in St. Augustine. For more information, contact Donna Lueders at 904-547-7120 or email Donna.Lueders@