Grants Awarded for February 2002

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Public Welfare Foundation
1200 U St. NW
Washington, DC 20009-4443
(202) 965-1800

• Advocates for Justice and Education, Washington, DC, $45,000 for general support.
• Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Washington, DC, $40,000 for the Evening Academy Program.
• Alliance for Children & Families, Milwaukee, WI, $76,000 for the Faces of Change Project.
• Andrew Cacho African Drummers and Dancers, Washington, DC, $30,000 for general support.
• Blacks Educating Blacks About Sexual Health Issues, Philadelphia, PA, $40,000 for general support.
• Building Parent Power, Hartford, CT, $35,000 for general support.
• Carlos Rosario International Career Center, Washington, DC, $100,000 for general support.
• Center for Fathers, Families & Workforce Development, Baltimore, MD, $120,000 for general support.
• Community Family Life Services & Brandywine Street Partnership, Washington, DC, $30,000 for a youth work/study program.
• Community-Based Learning Alternatives Center, Smithfield, NC, $40,500 for the “Let’s Talk About It” project.
• Corrections, Brooklyn, NY, $25,000 for a national outreach organizing campaign.
• Equal Justice Initiative of Alabama, Montgomery, AL, $150,000 for general support.
• Ferebee Hope Community Services Center, Washington, DC, $30,000 for the HOPE mentoring program.
• From Roots to Wings, Dorchester, MA, $25,000 for general support.
• Gye Nyame Institute of Art, Washington, DC, $30,000 for general support.
• Healthy Families San Angelo, San Angelo, TX, $41,000 for the Dads Make A Difference program.
• Highland Addition Community Center, Washington, DC, $30,000 for general support.
• Make the Road by Walking, Brooklyn, NY, $25,000 for the Bushwick Economic Justice and Democracy Project.
• Men On The Move, Hyattsville, MD, $50,000 for the Metro D.C. Male/Fatherhood Network.
• Metro Teen AIDS, Washington, DC, $25,000 for general support.
• National Child Day Care Association, Washington, DC, $30,000 for the Self-Empowerment and Family Development Program.
• National Child Labor Committee, New York, NY, $50,000 for general support.
• National Coalition for the Homeless, Washington, DC, $50,000 for general support.
• Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, $50,000 for the VIDA/SIDA Youth Peer Education Project.
• Quitman County Development Organization, Marks, MS, $25,000 for general support.
• Rhode Island Parents for Progress, Providence, RI, $25,000 for general support.
• Southeast Ministry, Washington, DC, $35,000 for the Anacostia Men’s Employment Network.
• Takini Network, Rapid City, SD, $40,000 for general support.
• Taller Salud, San Juan, PR, $50,000 for general support.
• Tohono O’Odham Community Action, Sells, AZ, $25,000 for the Youth/Elder Outreach Initiative.
• University of Pennsylvania’s Jerry Lee Center of Criminology, Philadelphia, $25,000 to the Council on Crime and Justice.
• William Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, Washington, DC, $25,000 for the Recover Program.
• Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, Bronx, NY, $50,000 for general support.

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
One Biscayne Tower, Ste. 3800
2 South Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33131-1803
(305) 908-2600

• Columbus Regional Tennis Association, Columbus, GA, $60,000 to implement a year-round tennis program for at-risk youth.
• Gary Art Works, Gary, IN, $150,000 for start-up costs of an arts-based youth development program.
• Gary Educational Development Foundation, Gary, IN, $75,000 for a scholarship fund for college-bound high school seniors from Gary.
• The Children’s Museum Of South Carolina, Myrtle Beach, SC, $100,000 (over three years) for a capital campaign to construct a children’s museum.
• The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, $400,000 to establish an endowment for the Children’s Learning Center.
• Minnesota Children’s Museum, St. Paul, MN, $250,000 for the “Story Land” exhibit and an endowed fund for literacy.
• Young Women’s Christian Associations of Gary, Gary, IN, $240,000 (over three years) for bridge funding as the organization moves to a larger space and expands programs.
• Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, Alexandria, VA, $250,000 to provide general operating support and to develop coalitions in Knight communities.
• The Enterprise Foundation, Columbia, MD, $2 million (over three years) for the second decade of the National Community Development Initiative.
• Human Interaction Research Institute, Encino, CA, $80,000 (over three years) to develop and operate a national database for philanthropic capacity-building programs.
• Kids Voting USA, Tempe, AZ, $200,000 to develop the Latino Outreach Initiative for the 2002 elections.
• Local Initiatives Support Corporation, New York, NY, $2 million (over three years) for the second decade of the National Community Development Initiative.
• Teach for America, New York, NY, $3 million (over three years) to expand Teach for America’s teaching corps to 4,000 by 2004.

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
888 Seventh Ave., 45th Floor
New York, NY 10106
(212) 586-5404

• Child Care Law Center, San Francisco, CA, $75,000 toward the National Child Care Collaborative Project.
• Family and Children’s Association, Mineola, NY, $100,000 toward the Hearts and Minds Campaign to raise $7 million in endowment funds.
• MAD DADS, Omaha, NE, $50,000 towards national training, technical and leadership development programs in five states.
• Lighthouse of Oakland County Inc, $100,000 to establish the William Randolph Hearst Endowment Fund for the Lighthouse Community Development program.
• SeaChange, San Francisco, CA, $100,000 to establish organizational capacity to assist nonprofit social programs nationally.
• Stanford Settlement, Sacramento, CA, $50,000 for general support.
• Wilderness Inquiry, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000 toward integrated outdoor programs for families and children with disabilities.
• Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, $100,000, toward the endowment fund for programming in the new Children’s Learning Center.
• YWCA National Capital Area, Washington, DC, $75,000 toward the Nontraditional Employment for Women program.
• Archdiocese of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, $100,000 to establish the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund for inner-city schools.
• Diocese of Galveston-Houston, Houston, TX, $100,000 to raise the William Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund for students from rural areas to $200,000.
• Furman University, Greenville, SC, $100,000 to bring the William Randolph Hearst Endowment for the Education Program to $250,000.
• Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT, $100,000 to bring the William Randolph Hearst Endowment Scholarship Fund for Cultural Diversity to $200,000.
• American Humanics, Kansas City, MO, $50,000 toward scholarships for college students preparing for nonprofit youth and human service work.
• American Red Cross in Greater New York, NY, $50,000, for its homeless services program.
• Chicago Youth Centers, Chicago, IL, $60,000 for the comprehensive youth development program.
• Community Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, Los Angeles, CA, $75,000 to build capacity community programs.
• Covenant House, New York, NY, $100,000 for the Regional Training Center to provide comprehensive employment training services.
• Project Research Youth, Brooklyn, NY, $60,000 for the Family Learning Center after-school literacy program for elementary and middle school children in Brooklyn.
• Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY, $50,000 for arts-in-education programs.
• Museum for African Art, New York, NY, $50,000 for arts-in-education programs.

The Pew Charitable Trusts
2005 Market St., Ste. 1700
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7077
(215) 575-9050

• Rutgers University Foundation, New Brunswick, NJ, $232,000 for the Center for Early Education Research at Rutgers University.
• OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, Philadelphia, PA, $456,000 for two years for Programs Adjusting to a Changing Environment.
• Council for Excellence in Government, Washington, DC, $899,000 for two years for a project to increase candidates’ outreach to young voters in 2002.
• Providence College, Providence, RI, $3,402,000 over two years for High-School Civic Engagement Coalition.
• The Foundation for American Communications, Pasadena, CA, $2 million over three years in an effort to enhance coverage of religion, journalism and public life.
• National Urban League, New York, NY, $160,000 for National Achievers Society Feasibility Study on expanding an honors program for African-American youth.
• Yale University, New Haven, CT, $3 million (over three years) to support the Yale School of Management’s business plan competition for nonprofits.

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation
30 Community Dr.
South Burlington, VT 05403-6828
(802) 846-1500

• Chicago Video Project, Chicago, IL, $10,000 to produce a 90-minute documentary on race and housing as an educational tool.
• Citizens for Quality Education, Lexington, MS, $10,000 for general support.
• Desis Rising Up and Moving, New York, NY, $10,000 to support the YouthPower! program and the INS De-Detention Campaign.
• Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, Chicago, IL, $10,000 for the People United for Dignity, Democracy and Justice project.
• Mothers on the Move, Bronx, NY, $15,000 for general support.
• Project HIP-HOP, Boston, MA, $10,000 to help establish the program as an independent, youth-led organization and to establish new program components.
• Sunflower Community Action, Wichita, KS, $10,000 for the McAdams Neighborhood revitalization project.
• Safe Community & Schools Coalition, Athens, OH, $900 for the Giving Gay and Lesbian Youth a Voice project.

The Nord Family Foundation
347 Midway Blvd., Ste. 312
Elyria, OH 44035
(440) 324-2822

• Denver Youth Program, Denver, CO, $10,000 for the Gang Rescue and Support Project, a violence prevention program for youth.
• Drop the Guns, Elyria, OH, $10,000 for recreational activities and special projects that teach children about the dangers of gangs and handguns.
• El Centro De Servicios Sociales, Lorain, OH, $20,000 for “Project Conquest,” a behavior modification and employment skills development program for at-risk youth.
• Family Connection of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, $24,000 for the development of local area councils as part of statewide expansion.
• The Gathering Place, Denver, CO, $25,000 for general support.
• Outdoor Explorations, Medford, MA, $15,000 for “Calling All Youth” to promote integration of youth with and without disabilities.
• Volunteers of America of the Carolinas, Columbia, SC, $30,000 for the Children’s Garden, a day shelter for children of homeless and needy families.

The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
250 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10177
(212) 551-9100

• Collaborative Communications Group, Washington, DC, $196,000 to organize community dialogues on improving middle schools in Corpus Christi, TX, and Long Beach and San Diego, CA.
• RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, $400,000 to research and disseminate a report on the state of America’s middle grades.
• Prevent Child Abuse America, $100,000 to promote public education models that engage primary care health professionals.
• Highbridge Community Life Center, Bronx, NY, $160,000 for the Neighborhood Partners Initiative.
• Bronx ACORN, Bronx, NY, $350,000 for the Mott Haven Neighborhood Partners Initiative.
• Center for the Study of Social Policy, Washington, DC $11,118,000 for establishment of a new Center for Community Partnerships in Child Welfare.
• State of Iowa Department of Human Services, Des Moines, IA, $500,000 to support the Cedar Rapids Partnership for Safe Families’ community child protection programs and expand them.
• The Family and Community Trust, St. Louis, MO, $150,000 to assist the state’s Division of Family Services in implementing community child protection partnerships.
• American Public Human Services Association, Washington, DC, $100,000 to promote child protection initiatives.
• National Council of State Legislatures, Denver, CO, $100,000 to educate lawmakers about community child protection.
• National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Reno, NV, $100,000 to conduct an evaluation of the Honolulu Model Court Ohana Conferencing program.
• The Family and Community Trust, St. Louis, MO, $75,000 to continue promoting child protection principles and practices.
• Kentucky Council on Child Abuse, Lexington, KY, $75,000 to promote community child protection principles and practices.
• The Bridgespan Group Advisors, Boston, MA, $1,190,000 to assist in the implementation of an institution that will take a fielding approach to grant-making.
• Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, New York, NY, $300,000 to implement the Youth Development Fund.
• University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, $37,000 to the Chapin Hall Center for Children to create an advisory committee for the evaluation of the Community Partnerships for Protecting Children Initiative.
• Child Trends, Washington, DC, $175,000 to produce syntheses regarding five youth development topics and support a national conference on indicators of child and youth well-being.
• Policy Studies Associates, Washington, DC, $98,975 to conduct an evaluative history of the Foundations’ adoption of the institution- and field-building approach.
•The New York Community Trust, New York, NY, $100,000 for a collaborative fund supporting child care programs.