PPG (NYSE:PPG) has announced that the PPG Foundation invested more than USD 10,000 in the Guilford Education Alliance and Greensboro Science Center in 2017, the company said.
The grants were made on behalf of PPG´s local industrial coatings facility.
The USD 5,478 grant to the Guilford Education Alliance supports the organization´s efforts to engage the community in supporting the local schools and developing the future workforce through a variety of programs and advocacy. These include the Teacher Supply Warehouse, Rookie & Mentor Teacher of the Year, Community Reader Days and Let´s Talk Education Speaker Series.
The USD 5,000 Greensboro Science Center grant was for the facility´s aquarium expansion project, which will add new visitor experiences, increase educational opportunities and better position Greensboro as a science-based tourism destination.
PPG and the PPG Foundation aim to bring color and brightness to PPG communities around the world. Learn more at www.ppgcommunities.com and follow @PPG_Communities on Twitter.