After weeks of voting by students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters, PVAMU is one of the winning schools that will receive a grant from The Home Depot’s Retool Your School contest.
PVAMU is one of 13 schools that will receive a Tier II $10,000 grant. The funds will be used to renovate the Hobart Taylor Building restrooms and entrances for ADA compliance. PVAMU received a total of 7,951 votes and was ranked 26th out of 58 HBCUs competing in the contest.
According to The Home Depot, The Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program “supports the growing sustainability movement by providing special consideration to eco-friendly project proposals.” The winning projects will begin completed by Fall 2014.