Hot off the presses, the JPMorgan Chase Foundation announced a grant of $605,000 to provide critical early literacy, math and science resources for public school students across the country on DonorsChoose.org. And the media goes wild, check out the coverage on Reuters, Yahoo! Finance and AOL Money. The funds will support 1,500 public school classrooms and 39,000 students, most of whom attend schools in low-income communities, through DonorsChoose.org! “The JPMorgan Chase Foundation is proud to sponsor this grant, which was initiated by a bank program that donated a portion of debit-card purchases to benefit schools.” said Mark Rigdon VP, Director of Global Philanthropic Strategy and Programs at JPMorgan Chase Foundation. “DonorsChoose.org is one more innovative way we are tackling educational challenges in the community. It helps provide the literacy, math and science resources that students nationwide need to be successful in school and life.”
Students and teachers across the nation thank JP Morgan Chase and its customers for supporting public schools!