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The Times and its parent company, Gannett, are committed to helping build stronger communities.

As part of Gannett’s USA TODAY Network,The Times will help build stronger communities through a grant and crowdfunding program called A Community Thrives.

The program is part of the Gannett Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Gannett, and it supports nonprofit organizations’ leading projects focused on community building and has distributed nearly $6.7 million since 2017.

 A Community Thrives initiative turns community improvement ideas into reality with grants up to $100,000.

A Community Thrives, part of the USA TODAY Network, supports ideas for positive community change and community building.

“This new opportunity to impact our community is incredible,” Times editor Scott Ferrell said. 

The nationwide crowdfunding and grant program is entering its fourth year of supporting