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Illinois State Board of Training awards $30 million in grants, RPS 205 and extra named recipients | Training


WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WREX) — The Illinois State Board of Training has disbursed the 2022 College Repairs Grants, totaling $30 million in state investment.

A few of our house districts have been named recipients.

Rockford Public Colleges, Belvidere District 100, Hononegah District 207 and Freeport District 145 all won a $50,000 grant to head against repairs initiatives like making improvements to schooling infrastructure. 

Over 600 candidates won investment, consistent with press unencumber despatched ISBE closing week.

“Each pupil in Illinois merits get admission to to secure and wholesome amenities that make stronger their well-being and educational expansion,” stated State Superintendent of Training Dr. Carmen I. Ayala. “College districts around the state have important amenities wishes. We realized from the pandemic how necessary air flow is to combating the unfold of illness. Those grants can lend a hand faculties make important upgrades to make structures more secure, more fit, and extra power environment friendly so that they save taxpayer greenbacks in the end. We’re thankful to the Normal Meeting and the governor for the investment for those significantly necessary College Repairs Grants.” 

The grant program is a dollar-for-dollar state matching grant which is open to university district, vocational facilities and particular schooling cooperatives. 

Candidates a lot be capable of fit any awarded state price range and decide to finishing initiatives inside of two years. 

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