GLO/Flo-Malta Foundation presents grants
The Ballston Spa schools were among the community organizations selected to receive funding from the GLOBALFOUNDRIES-Town of Malta Foundation as they announced their awards for 2019. The district received $3,500 in funding for the annual Tech Valley Robot Rumble Off-Season Robotics Competition held at the Ballston Spa High School in the fall. The Ballston Spa FIRST Robotics Team #3044 was also awarded a $4,000 grant to support the team’s participation in regional competitions. The district’s Scotties BackPack program received $5,000 in support to provide food for students on the weekends and the Malta Avenue PTA received $1,550 to provide science programs in the school.
The Ballston Spa Middle School’s Launching Pad Productions received $1,500 to support their performance of Frozen Jr! in February. The Ballston Spa High School’s Student Book Club received $2,000 to purchase books and support club activities, the Young Adult Reading Project received $750 for books, and the drama department received $2,500 for sound equipment. The Ballston Spa High School PTSA was awarded a $4,000 grant to help with Arts-In-Education programs and the annual After-Prom activities implemented by the parent organization each spring.
The GLOBALFOUNDRIES-Town of Malta Foundation recently presented its 2019 slate of grants totaling over $160,000, supporting over 40 local organizations and community projects. The Foundation was developed to fund organizations, programs and projects that provide tangible benefits of a public nature to diverse groups serving the citizens of the Town of Malta, including not-for-profit corporations, charitable organizations, community arts and theater groups, community historical sites, special events, education programs, and sports and recreation activities. For more information, visit the Foundation’s web site at https://sites.google.com/site/gfmaltafoundationorg/home.
For more information on school programs, please visit the Ballston Spa Central School District website at www.bscsd.org or call the District Office at 884-7195.
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