Donatucci announces $18,000 Equity grant for Delco IU 25

HARRISBURG, August 7 – State Rep. Maria Donatucci, D-Phila., today announced a $18,000 Equity grant for the Delaware County Intermediate Unit 25. The grant -- administered by Pennsylvania Department of Education -- is part of the federal Governor’s Emergency Education Relief and is designated specifically for Career and Technical Educations Centers.

“These grants will help support education providers in our district, which have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic,” Donatucci said. “This funding will assist in sustainable operations of Delco IU 25 to ensure the safety of students, continuity of services, and educational programs, which regularly lead to jobs in our community, sustaining our district’s and state’s economy.”

CTC Equity grants provide funding to support effective continuity of education programs such as summer and other expanded programming, and industry credential assessments for students enrolled in CTCs negatively impacted by COVID-19 mitigation efforts.