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.