• Virginia schools receive college prep grant

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A $22 million federal grant will help nearly 6,000 Virginia seventh-graders prepare for college. Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia will administer the federal “GEAR…

  • Md. funds projects to address coal mine pollution

    BALTIMORE (AP) — State officials are awarding more than $300,000 in grants to reduce acid drainage from abandoned coal mines in western Maryland. The Board of Public Works approved the three grants Wednesday for projects…

  • Dominion awards $1.3M in education grants

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Resources’ charitable arm is awarding more than $1.3 million in grants to schools and educational institutions in nine states and Washington. The Richmond-based energy provider says more than 100 schools…

  • Maryland receives $6.4 million grant from HHS

    Maryland has been awarded $6.4 million from the U.S.
    Department of Health and Human Services for expansion of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program — one of only 13 states to receive a competitive grant.