Learning Through Art has been named this year’s recipient of the Childhood Literacy Grant, which awards $100,000 to a local nonprofit that brings books and other literacy resources to Tristate neighborhoods in need.
The 66th Annual Scripps Howard Awards will honor award-winning journalists who represent the tradition of a free press and exemplify the Scripps Howard Foundation’s purpose of “Giving light. Changing lives.”
The Scripps Howard Foundation has launched a literacy campaign, “If You Give a Child a Book…”, in conjunction with the E.W. Scripps Co. Employees at each of the company’s television and radio stations around the country pledged money to buy books for children in need.
The Scripps Howard Foundation, which is based in Cincinnati, distributed $800,000 in community grants in Greater Cincinnati, with most going to nonprofits battling heroin addiction and improving the lives of people in poverty.
The Scripps Howard Foundation presented a grant for $15,000 to Cincinnati Museum Center. The funds will be used to produce a documentary on the repair of Union Terminal, a project that will restore the national historic landmark.