Adult Literacy and Education Grants Awarded in 46th Senatorial District

HARRISBURG – Two state grants will help promote literacy programs and new learning opportunities for adults in southwestern Pennsylvania, according to Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46).

A grant of more than $1 million will serve residents of Washington and Greene counties at Intermediate Unit 1, and a grant of more than $2 million will benefit Literacy Pittsburgh, which serves residents of Beaver County.

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. 

CONTACT: Katrina Anderson (717) 787-1463