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Claude Moore Charitable Foundation awards $889k to Loudoun charities

The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation announced that it has concluded its grant cycle for 2013. This year, Loudoun-based charities and organizations will receive $889,000.

Local organizations that will receive funds include Loudoun Youth, Inc. ($10,000), the Loudoun Education Foundation ($38,000) and Claude Moore Healthcare Academies ($225,000).

The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation was founded by Dr. Claude Moore, a Loudoun resident, in 1987 to help provide and enhance educational opportunities for young people in Virginia. Since its inception, the Foundation has donated $47 million to various organizations, including $14 million to Loudoun-based groups.

“Dr. Moore spent most of his adult life in Loudoun County and was defined by his belief that education is the key, and that everyone deserved the opportunity to get a quality education,” deputy executive direct K. Lynn Tadlock said in a press release. “The trustees strive to fulfill his wishes by concentrating a large portion of the grant budget on educational organizations in and around the place he called home.”

A complete list of Loudoun grant recipients is below.

Loudoun Youth, Inc. - $10,000
Inova Nursing Scholarships - $150,000
Arc of Loudoun - $50,000
Loudoun Cares - $50,000
Every Citizen Has Opportunities (ECHO), Inc. - $26,000
Loudoun Education Foundation (High School Graduation Party Projects) - $38,000
Loudoun Education Foundation (Teachers Endorsement Scholarship Project) - $27,000
Loudoun Education Foundation (Future Leaders Scholarship Program) - $25,000
Loudoun Education Foundation (Reality Store) - $8,000
Loudoun Literacy Council - $50,000
Loudoun County General Distribution - $200,000
Claude Moore Healthcare Academies - $225,000
Community Foundation for Northern Virginia (Loudoun Impact Fund) - $30,000


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