Sen. Yaw Announces Adult Literacy and Education Grants Benefiting 23rd Senate District

HARRISBURG – Three state grants will help promote literacy programs and new learning opportunities for adults in northcentral and northeastern Pennsylvania, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).

A grant of $208,826 was awarded to Bradford County Action, Inc. that will serve the residents of Bradford, Susquehanna and Tioga counties.

A grant of $543,701 was awarded to Penn State University in State College and will serve adults in the Clinton, Centre and Lycoming county region.

Furthermore, a grant of more than $600,000 was awarded to the Central Susquehanna IU 16 and will serve residents of Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Union, Mifflin and Juniata counties.

The grants were awarded as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Adult Basic Education Direct Service grant program. The program supports initiatives to help adult learners acquire the education and skills necessary to obtain employment and economic self-sufficiency. 


Rita Zielonis, Chief of Staff
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