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Vt. foundation gives $450,000 for higher ed.

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- The J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation is awarding $450,000 to support post-secondary education in the state.

The McClure Foundation is a part of the Vermont Community Foundation, a collection of hundreds of funds and foundations established by Vermonters to serve their charitable goals.

The mission of the McClure Foundation is to improve access to college an d career education for all Vermonters.

The bulk of the money will go to the Community College of Vermont, which will use it for ongoing programs and new initiatives to improve access to college and career education.

McClure Foundation Vice President Barbara Benedict says it's a privilege to build upon ongoing programs such as Introduction to College Studies that are serving students statewide
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