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Up to $15,000 in Grants Available for Local Arts Organizations; New Education Category Funding Available for First Time

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (November 17, 2020) – Funding Arts Broward (FAB), a non-profit volunteer-based arts organization committed to preserving and cultivating the arts in Broward County, has opened its grant applications for 2022 funding. Local nonprofit arts and organizations are encouraged to apply, online, for one of three tiered program-specific category grants awarding up to $15,000 at fundingartsbroward.org/grants. For the first time, FAB is also offering Education Grants dedicated to art appreciation and skill acquisition for grades K-12. Eligible organizations may apply for both a Visual and Performing Arts Grant and an Education Grant. The deadline to apply to be considered for 2022 funding is January 22, 2021.

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BCPS Launches Confidential T.A.L.K. App to Help Students Connect to a Mental Health Professional or to Report Abuse

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) remains committed to providing mental health services and support to students and families. As part of the BCPS campaign T.A.L.K., which stands for Tell Another. Listening is Key., the District has launched the T.A.L.K. App, which provides K–12 students with a confidential online form to request to speak to a mental health professional or report abuse.

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NSU and Broward County Announce New Center of Innovation

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will soon be home to the Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation, scheduled to open its doors in July 2021. The Levan Center of Innovation is the continuation of a long-standing public-private partnership with NSU and Broward County and will occupy the entire fifth floor of NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, making it one of the largest of its kind in the nation occupying 54,000-square-feet of space.

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Superintendent Welcomes Students to School Campuses During First Day of Face-to-Face eLearning

Nearly seven months after Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) was forced to close schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the District begins its phased reopening for face-to-face eLearning by welcoming almost 20,000 students – from pre-K to second grade and exceptional student education from all grade levels – onto school campuses.

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