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Gates Foundation gives NCW $340,000 grant for reading

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WENATCHEE — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded $340,000 to two local charitable groups to improve the reading and achievement levels of low-income school students in North Central Washington. The Community Foundation of North Central Washington and Chelan-Douglas United Way announced Wednesday that they’ll use part of the money to put Intermountain AmeriCorps volunteers to work in 15 low-income schools around the region to boost the number of students reading at grade level to 90 percent.

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