Rohm and Haas Extends Application Deadline for Newark-Area Community Partnership Initiative Grant Program

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Applications may be submitted through April 19 for non-profit organizations seeking the Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials Community Partnership Initiative grant for 2007. The grants target youth programs in the Newark, DE-area

Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials has extended the deadline to April 19 for non-profit organizations applying for its Community Partnership Initiative, which will provide $30,000 in funding for a selected youth program in the Newark area in 2007.

The Community Partnership Initiative targets programs that support youth activities and recreation, educational enrichment, youth development, and community beautification in the greater Newark, Delaware, area; specifically, the area between the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, the Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland state lines, and Route 7.

Priority consideration is given to programs that meet the following criteria:

  • Address a demonstrated need within the area of focus
  • Are structured and have adult supervision
  • Have a clear and measurable plan for achieving long term impact
  • Reach a large and diverse segment of the youth living in our target communities
  • Are sustainable after the conclusion of the Initiative's grant.

The Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials Community Advisory Committee, which is made up of volunteer representatives from the Newark area, makes the Community Partnership Initiative grant decisions and ensures the program targets the areas of greatest need in the community through periodic needs assessment surveys of local leaders.

Eligibility requirements and the online application can be found by visiting the Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials web site at: http://electronicmaterials.rohmhaas.com/community/cpi.asp?caid=49
or by calling Dick Williams, Public Affairs Manager at 302-283-2159.

For additional information, contact:
Dick Williams
Rohm and Haas Manager of Public Affairs
451 Bellevue Road; Newark, DE 19713-9960;
302-283-2159; e-mail: richardwilliams(at)rohmhaas.com

About Rohm and Haas
Leading the way since 1909, Rohm and Haas is a global pioneer in the creation and development of innovative technologies and solutions for the specialty materials industry. The company's technologies are found in a wide range of markets including: Building and Construction, Electronics, Food and Retail, Household and Personal Care, Industrial Process, Packaging, Paper, Transportation and Water. Our innovative technologies and solutions help to improve life everyday, around the world. Based in Philadelphia, PA, the company generated annual sales of approximately $8.2 billion in 2006. Visit http://www.rohmhaas.com more information. imagine the possibilities(TM)

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