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Grants Aim to Improve Housing, Job Skills

Five nonprofit groups have received $120,000 in grants from the city of Columbus to restore houses while teaching construction skills to at-risk youths and former offenders.

The groups receiving grants:

• Franklinton Rising: $40,000

• Driven Foundation: $20,000

• Impact Community Action: $20,000

• Youthbuild: $20,000

• Refuge Inc.: $20,000

They all received grants through the Learning Skills to Lift Neighborhoods program.

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