Thursday, March 23, 2023

Langley Federal Credit Union Awards Mini Grants for Classroom Projects

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NEWPORT NEWS—Langley Federal Credit Union recently awarded thirty $500 mini grants to local teachers for 2021–2022 classroom initiatives. Selected projects include a rocket-launching experiment, a butterfly garden, an Anime club, percussion instruments, a student-led picnic bench building project, and many others.

This is the fourteenth year Langley has awarded the mini grants, supplying a total of $232,500 in donations to-date. “Education is the foundation for our communities’ kids to succeed,” said Foundation Director Laurel Ramey. “As a community advocate, it’s our role at Langley to support their important works to ensure bright futures.”

Peninsula schools that received mini grants include:


  • Langley Elementary
  • Phoenix Elementary
  • Kilgore Gifted Middle
  • Lindsay Middle
  • Syms Middle
  • Bridgport Academy

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  • Sandford Elementary
  • Carver Elementary
  • Gildersleve Middle
  • Crittenden Middle (2)
  • Hines Middle
  • Warwick High
  • Heritage High

Williamsburg/James City County

  • J. Blayton Elementary

York County

  • Grafton Bethel Elementary
  • Coventry Elementary
  • Magruder Elementary

Langley Federal Credit Union has a long history of community involvement and charitable giving dating back to the founding of the credit union in the 1930’s. With a commitment to making a difference in the communities it serves, Langley for Families Foundation was launched in 2014 to support causes and charities benefiting children and families.

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