1Virginia_Dept_of_Educ_state_logo_0Lynchburg and Bedford County are among several communities across state that will receive funding to help offer tutoring and other educational services to students and their families. The Virginia Department of Education is awarding 47 new grants ranging from $50,000 to $200,000 through the 21st-Century Community Learning Centers program. Officials say the money will allow school divisions, faith-based organizations and community groups to provide tutoring, enrichment activities and other services.