College eyes Home Depot’s “Retool Your School” improvement grant

Saint Augustine's University | College eyes Home Depot’s “Retool Your School” improvement grant [403] | Press Release Archives Feb. 17, 2012

The Home Depot will award $185,000 to historically black colleges and universities to make campus improvements through its Retool Your School grant program. Saint Augustine’s University is competing to receive one of the grants.

The University has an opportunity to receive a $50,000 grant to landscape the George Williams Athletic Complex, a $10,000 grant to upgrade the Goold Hall Student Center to be ADA compliant and handicap accessible, or a $25,000 grant to create a garden through which students will grow food and donate it to less fortunate residents of the surrounding community.

The community can help the University win grant funds by voting online. Voting is under way and ends April 10. Winners will be announced May 4.

For more information, or to vote, visit http://www.retoolyourschool.com/vote-now.aspx.