Three area community non-profit organizations have received grant funding from Transurban, the company that operates the 495 and 95 Express Lanes.
Each quarter Transurban awards organizations with funding through their Community Grant Program, according to a release. The Workhouse Arts Foundation, Phoenix Bikes, and Keep Prince William Beautiful were the organizations selected for the funding this quarter, stated a release.
The Workhouse Arts Foundation offers Community Art Partnership and Exchange (SCAPE) scholarships, which provide visual arts and art therapy classes to active and retired military service members, according to a release.
Phoenix Bikes have an Earn-a-Bike Youth Ride Program that teaches children about bike repair during a year-round afterschool and summer program, stated a release.
And Keep Prince William Beautiful has a Community Cleanup Program that provides educational activities where individuals can help clean up litter in Prince William County, according to a release.
“As the long-term operator of the Express Lanes, we are committed to being good neighbors and giving back to our community through our 495 and 95 Express Lanes Community Grant Program,” stated senior corporate relations associate for Transurban Mike McGurk in a release.
The next application deadline for the grant program’s funding for the next quarter is June 30. For more information, click here.