Tomball Regional Health Foundation continues supporting community with recent grant to Lone Star College

Lone Star College announced, Oct. 6, that the Tomball Regional Health Foundation awarded the Lone Star College Foundation grants worth $244,696 to help Lone Star College-Tomball’s nursing and lifePATH programs.

LSC-Tomball president Lee Ann Nutt said the college has a longstanding relationship with the Tomball Regional Health Foundation.

“They have been supportive of our programs and our college for many years, we have a great track record with them. …That’s allowed us to maintain this relationship of trust and support,” Nutt said. “Because of that relationship, trust and respect between us, we’ve been able to partner together quite a bit, I’m very grateful for that.”

The grant is technically one award but was split into two different parts, according to Nutt, with $244,696 going toward funding for additional lifePATH staffing and $101,839 helping provide more

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TAMIU gets $1.1M Community Mental Health Grant

Texas A&M International University is one of 53 statewide entities receiving a grant as part of $45 million in funds awarded through Texas’ Health and Human Services Commission’s (HHSC) Community Mental Health Grant Program that supports mental health services and projects.

TAMIU’s award is $1,164,910 and one of two grants to Texas A&M University System campuses. The other, for $500,000, was awarded to Texas A&M University, College Station. TAMIU’s grant is a collaboration between its Student Counseling Services offices, Border Region Behavioral Health Center, and Serving Children and Adults in Need (SCAN).

All grants were competitive and established by House Bill 13, 85th Legislature, which directed HHSC to establish a state-funded grant program to support communities providing and coordinating mental health treatment and services with transition or supportive services for persons experiencing mental illness. Grant awardees are required to match a portion of the state’s grant award to demonstrate their

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MD Gives Details On $10M Grant Program For Schools Reopening

MARYLAND — To encourage a return to classrooms for in-person learning, State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon said she would be offering $10 million in funding to local school systems. The Maryland Department of Education gave more details Monday on the program.

Each school district will be able to get a $200,000 base as well as a per-student allocation on top. To qualify, schools must begin in-person instruction by the start of the second quarter of the 2020-2021 school year.

Money will go toward transportation and building readiness, after Salmon ordered all schools closed in March once the coronavirus began spreading in Maryland.

“We are pleased to provide this additional support to assist with health and safety precautions as schools work to return to in-person hybrid and small group instruction this fall,” Salmon said in a statement Monday. “It is our responsibility to make sure that school buildings reopen safely

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