Drexel H. Foundation obtains $10,000 grant from DEQ for sustainability project

The $10,000 grant will support wages for new and current staff at the Drexel H. Foundation. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

VALE – The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has awarded $10,000 to the nonprofit Drexel H. Foundation in Vale, according to a recent press release.

The foundation was one of 13 businesses and nonprofits in the state to be awarded a portion of $125,000 from the department on July 17. The grants in the Workforce Development Repair and Reuse program “support projects that help protect Oregon’s environment, public health and economy,” the agency said.

In support of its Formal Wear, Sports Equipment and Bike Sustainability project, the . . .