ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Nov. 9, 2022)—National PTA announced today the recipients of over $650K in funding to help host PTA programs this school year in the areas of mental health, STEM, digital safety, literacy, tobacco use prevention and the arts. Nearly 500 PTAs from across the country have been selected to receive funding as part of the association’s PTA Connected, STEM + Families, Family Reading Experience, Healthy Lifestyles and arts education initiatives. The funding is made possible by PTA Proud National Sponsors The Allstate Foundation, the New York Life Foundation, Bayer Fund, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Discord, Google and YouTube, Norton, TikTok, Office Depot and The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, as well as the family of Mary Lou Anderson, who founded National PTA’s Reflections program

“Each school year, National PTA offers funding to support PTAs in conducting PTA programs for their school communities to increase access to educational opportunities and enhance family engagement,” said Anna King, president of National PTA. “We are thrilled to provide over $650K in funding this year to nearly 500 PTAs—and we are grateful to our sponsors for supporting our mission and making this funding possible, which is so needed right now.”

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Following are the funding New York recipients:

Fall 2022 PTA Healthy Minds Grant Recipients Sponsored by The Allstate Foundation
  • Martin Traphagen Elementary PTA, Mount Vernon, New York
  • NMHZ PTSA, Mount Vernon, New York
  • Queens Community PTSA, Rosedale, New York
Fall 2022 PTA Healthy Minds Grant Recipients Sponsored by the New York Life Foundation
  • Burton Street Elementary PTA, Cazenovia, New York
  • Mount Vernon High School PTSA, Mount Vernon, New York
  • Pennington-Grimes PTA, Mount Vernon, New York
  • West Hollow Middle School PTA, Melville, New York
Fall 2022 Tobacco Prevention Campaign Grant Recipients Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Elmont Memorial High School PTSA, Elmont, New York

Fall 2022 STEM + Families Science Festival Grant Recipients Sponsored by Bayer Fund
  • Golden Hill PTA, Florida, New York
  • New Visions School PTA, Freeport, New York
Fall 2022 STEM + Families Propelling Our World Grant Recipients Sponsored by Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • East Hill Elementary PTA, Camillus, New York
  • Northern Parkway PTA, Uniondale, New York
Fall 2022 PTA Connected + Discord Grant Recipients Sponsored by Discord
  • Cazenovia High School PTSA, Cazenovia, New York
  • Chester Academy PTSA, Chester, New York
  • Copiague Sr High School PTSA, Copiague, New York
  • Elmsford PTSA, Elmsford, New York
  • Freeport High School PTSA, Freeport, New York
  • Keshequa PTSA, Dalton, New York
  • Roosevelt PTSA, Roosevelt, New York
Fall 2022 PTA Connected: Be Internet Awesome Grant Recipients Sponsored by Google and YouTube
  • Hampton Street PTA, Mineola, New York
  • Jamesville Elementary School PTA, Jamesville, New York
Fall 2022 PTA Connected: Create with Kindness Grant Recipients Sponsored by TikTok
  • Sachem Highschool North PTA, Lake Ronkonkoma, New York
  • Shenendehowa High School PTSA, Clifton Park, New York
Fall 2022 PTA Connected: The Smart Talk Grant Recipients Sponsored by Norton
  • W. Becker PTA, Selkirk, New York
  • Bennett High School PTSA, Buffalo, New York
  • Deauville Gardens West PTA, Copiague, New York
  • Donnelly PTA, Conklin, New York
  • Forest Avenue PTA, West Babylon, New York
  • Gribbin PTA, Glen Cove, New York
  • Howell Road PTA, Valley Stream, New York
  • Landing School PTA, Glen Cove, New York
  • Mamaroneck Avenue PTA, Mamaroneck, New York
  • Maud S. Sherwood PTA, Islip, New York
  • Mineola Middle School PTSA, Mineola, New York
  • Robert C. Dodson School PTSA, Yonkers, New York
  • Seaford Harbor PTA, Seaford, New York
  • Seaford Manor PTA, Seaford, New York
  • O’Brien Academy of Science & Technology PTA, Albany, New York
  • Wynantskill PTA, Wynantskill, New York
Fall 2022 Family Reading Experience Grant Recipients Sponsored by Office Depot OfficeMax
  • Highview PTA, Hartsdale, New York
  • Meadow Drive PTA, Albertson, New York
  • Meadow School PTA, Baldwin, New York
  • Netherwood Elementary PTA, Hyde Park, New York