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Spokane organizations win Allen grants

The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation announced on Tuesday that it will award $340,000 in grants to three Spokane organizations.

Community Frameworks will receive $175,000 to expand its program to help low-income people in Spokane and North Idaho build financial stability and purchase homes.

Partners with Families and Children: Spokane will receive $135,000 to support its financial counseling of families of at-risk children.

The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture will receive $30,000.

The grants are part of nearly $9 million to be donated this year to 84 Pacific Northwest nonprofits by the philanthropic foundation of Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen and Jo Lynn Allen.