BGE gives groups $1.38 million for education

August 05, 1998|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. gave nearly $1.38 million in grants yesterday to seven organizations as part of its support of early-childhood education.

The programs that were selected deal with such issues as illiteracy, child abuse, parental skills and substance abuse.

BGE Early Childhood Development Initiative Grants went to: The Dayspring Children's Place Respite Care, sponsored by Dayspring Programs Inc., $226,800.

The "My Daddy Loves Me" program, sponsored by the Family Tree, $120,000.

The Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters, under the auspices of the National Council of Jewish Women Inc. Baltimore Section, $296,543.

The Southern Maryland Interagency Consortium of Children and Families, $219,800.

Towson University's Speech-Language Hearing Clinic, $75,000.

The Maryland Model for School Readiness, sponsored by the Maryland Committee for Children, $257,268.

The Achieving School Readiness in Maryland effort, sponsored by the Ready at Five Partnership, $183,657.

Pub Date: 8/05/98

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