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Les Paul Foundation Grant Awarded to Pepin Academies

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New Port Richey Campus Receives Prestigious Les Paul Foundation Grant

We are excited to announce that The Pepin Academies New Port Richey campus has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Les Paul Foundation to enhance our music program! Les Paul, the renowned recording artist, inventor, songwriter, and entertainer, founded the Les Paul Foundation to nurture and encourage young musicians and innovators.

The Les Paul Foundation promotes innovative and creative thinking by sharing Les Paul’s legacy through various programs, including music education, recording, STEM and STEAM initiatives, music therapy for veterans, and medical research on tinnitus. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded nearly $5,000,000 to nonprofit organizations across the United States that align with Les Paul’s mission.

This grant from the Les Paul Foundation will significantly enhance the Pepin Academies New Port Richey music program, providing our exceptional students with more opportunities to explore and develop their musical talents. We are grateful for this support and look forward to continuing to inspire our students through the power of music.

About Pepin Academies

Pepin Academies, established in 1999, are not-for-profit, tuition-free public charter schools that cater to students with specific learning and learning-related disabilities. Serving students from 3rd to 12th grade, we also offer a transitional job training program for young adults aged 18 to 22. With campuses located in Tampa, Riverview, and New Port Richey, we proudly serve over 1,200 students in Hillsborough and Pasco counties.

For more information about Les Paul, his foundation, and the grant process, visit: Les Paul Foundation.

To contact Pepin Academies for further information, email

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