|[February 12, 2013]
Lowe's Toolbox for Education® Announces $2.4 Million in Grants to Schools Nationwide
MOORESVILLE, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded more than $2.4
million in Lowe's Toolbox for Education® grants to 559
schools in 46 states throughout the nation. The grants were awarded as
part of Lowe's fall 2012 grant cycle for school-improvement projects
benefiting K-12 public education during the 2012-2013 school year.
Since its inception in 2006, Lowe's Toolbox for Education has provided more than $34 million in grants to 7,500 schools, benefiting more than 4 million schoolchildren.
The funded projects include technology and safety improvements, library
renovations, walking trails and outdoor learning environments. Lowe's
has awarded nearly $5 million in grants to more than 1,100 schools in
"Lowe's is committed to enhancing the educational experience and
improving schools for students across the country through the Lowe's
Toolbox for Education program," said Marshall Croom, chairman of Lowe's
Charitable and Educational Foundation. "With community support and the
hands-on help of local Lowe's Heroes employee volunteers, these funds
will go a long way to improve the future for thousands of children."
Since its inception in 2006, Lowe's Toolbox for Education has provided
more than $34 million in grants to 7,500 schools, benefiting more than 4
million schoolchildren. Grants are available to K-12 public schools in
the United States for a wide range of improvement projects. Large
schools and school districts are eligible toreceive Toolbox grants up
To view the complete list of grant winners and for information about
applying for a grant, visit ToolboxForEducation.com.
The Spring 2013 grant cycle is open until Feb. 15.
Since 1957, Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation has helped
communities nationwide through financial contributions and support for
Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on
K-12 public education and community improvement projects. The company's
signature education grant program, Lowe's
Toolbox for Education®, has donated more than $34 million
to 7,500 K-12 public schools, benefiting more than 4 million
Heroes employee volunteers support local community projects and our
national nonprofit partners such as Habitat
for Humanity, Rebuilding
Together and the American
Red Cross. In 2012, Lowe's and the Lowe's
Charitable and Educational Foundation together contributed more than
$30 million to support communities in the United States, Canada and
Mexico. To learn more, visit Lowes.com/SocialResponsibility.
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