Future Jobs Hinges on Preserving the Past

Organization:
Edgecombe Community College
Amount:
$50,640.12
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Edgecombe
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to support the development of a Historic Preservation Technology curriculum at Edgecombe Community College. The College will provide training in the areas of southern architecture, brick masonry for historic buildings, roofing and window restoration, and decorative arts. The program is designed to enhance the employability of those working in construction, repair, renovation and facility maintenance. The program is being developed in response to demand from the local community. The College has committed to creating 100 jobs through this training.

Contact:
Ms. Monika L. Fleming 2009 W. Wilson Street Tarboro, North Carolina 27886 (252) 823-5166
Areas Served:
Statewide

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