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Vote now for UDC to receive a valuable campus improvement grant from Home Depot

It’s your turn to make your voice heard in helping select UDC as one of this year’s RETOOL YOUR SCHOOL campus improvement grant recipients.
This year, the RETOOL YOUR SCHOOL program is expanded with a new $25,000 Campus Pride Grant for the school that shows the most initiative in promoting their proposals and garnering votes. Home Depot is also providing an additional $10,000 Tier II Grant. In all, total grant funds available has increased to $185,000.
To help UDC reach its goal of finishing in the top ten to be eligible for one of the Tier II Grants, please click on the following link, scroll down until you find UDC, and then cast your vote. You are eligible to vote every day.


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