SOCIAL CIRCLE. Ga. — Facebook Newton Data Center today announced some Newton County nonprofits and schools will receive Facebook Community Action Grants for items like Chromebooks and 3D Printers.
This is the first year that this program has been available in Newton, Walton, Jasper and Morgan counties.
Among the recipients are Newton County Schools, which received $31,000 to provide Chromebooks and storage carts to Liberty Middle School students.
Others include the Newton County Library System, which received $5,000 to host a series of community robotics programs to introduce simple computer coding and engineering concepts primarily for children.
Lace Keaton, director of the Newton County Library System, said, “We are so grateful to receive a 2021 Facebook Community Action Grant for Newton County Library System.”
“The grant will provide us with an opportunity to offer a new…