Grants Awarded for November 2002

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

• Homies Unidos, Los Angeles, $25,000 for general support.
• Howard Brown Health Center, Chicago, $50,000 for a youth drop-in center.
• Justice for DC Youth Coalition, Washington, $25,000 for general support.
• Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana, New Orleans, $100,000 for general support.
• Metro Teen AIDS, Washington, $50,000 for general support.
• Mi Casa Resource Center for Women, Denver, $35,000 for the Mi Camino (My Road) Project.
• Mid-Hudson Catskill Rural and Migrant Ministry, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., $25,000 for a youth empowerment program.
• Murder Victims Families for Reconciliation, Cambridge, Mass., $40,000 for general support.
• My Brothaz Home, Savannah, Ga., $40,000 for general support.
• National Coalition for the Homeless, Washington, $100,000 for general support.
• National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Washington, $50,000 for general support.
• Native American Community Board, Lake Andes, S.D., $50,000 for a wellness program.
• Network for Family Life Education, Piscataway, N.J., $50,000 for the National Teen-to-Teen Sexuality Education Project “SEX, Etc.”
• North Carolina Lambda Youth Network, Durham, $35,000 for a statewide youth-health campaign.
• Padres Unidos, Denver, $25,000 for general support.
• Peace at Home, Boston, $25,000 for general support.
• People of Color AIDS Foundation, Santa Fe, N.M., $50,000 for a youth outreach project.
• Prevention Works! Washington, $60,000 for general support.
• Texas Criminal Justice Reform Coalition, Austin, $50,000 for general support.
• Radio Sin Fronteras, Los Angeles, $25,000 for general support.
• Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League, Washington, $25,000 for general support.
• Stand for Children Leadership Center, Washington, $101,000 for general support.
• Teens Against Premature Pregnancy Outreach, Greenwood, Miss., $50,000 for general support.
• The Sentencing Project, Washington, $60,000 for advocacy on sentencing reform.
• The Valley, New York, $75,000 for the Second Chance program.
• U.S. Student Association Foundation, Washington, $25,000 for general support.
• Washington Experience Corps, Washington, $25,000 for general support.
• Young Women United, Albuquerque, N.M., $25,000 for general support.
• YouthAction, Albuquerque, N.M., $40,000 for general support.
• YWCA of Lincoln, Neb., $50,000 for a survival skills program.

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

• CompassPoint, San Francisco, $100,000 for general support.
• East Harlem Tutorial Program, New York, $100,000 for general support.
• Henry Street Settlement, New York, $150,000 for the youth services division.
• Los Angeles Free Clinic, $50,000 for general support.
• The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, New York, $75,000 for a supervised visitation program.
• Project Vote Smart, Philipsburg, Mont., $100,000 for the Hearst Foundation fund for internships.
• The Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, $100,000 to support education outreach programs.
• Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York, $75,000 for education programs.
• All Kinds of Minds, Chapel Hill, N.C., $200,000 to expand the network of student success centers across the country.
• Girl Scout Council of Greater New York, $75,000 for the “School Break” program.
• Good Shepherd Services, New York, $100,000 for capacity building and infrastructure needs.
• Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, New York, $50,000 for general support.
• The Mentoring Center, Oakland, Calif., $100,000 to expand a mentor training curriculum.
• The National Conference for Community and Justice, Detroit, $40,000 for the Leadership in the New Century program.
• National Youth Employment Coalition, Washington, $100,000 for the New Leaders Academy.
• Police Athletic League, New York, $100,000 for educational resource centers in Harlem and the South Bronx.
• Jennie Clarkson Child Care Services, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., $60,000 for the Institute for Leadership and Change.
• Urban Peak, Denver, $50,000 for general support.
• Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito, Calif., $50,000 for program support.
• Young Audiences, New York, $100,000 for an endowment fund.

Joyce Foundation
70 W. Madison St., Suite 2750
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 782-2464

• Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, Chicago, $100,000 to support advocacy for policies that strengthen small Chicago schools.
• Recruiting New Teachers, Belmont, Mass., $227,815 for recruitment of minority teachers in Illinois.
• SRI International, Menlo Park, Calif., $240,000 to assist Milwaukee Public Schools in designing a mentoring and coaching network.
• Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, $200,000 to support Join Together Gun Violence Prevention Project.
• Indiana University, Indianapolis, $250,000 to support the Indiana Partnership to Prevent Firearm Violence.
• Iowans for the Prevention of Gun Violence, Cedar Rapids, $250,000 to support efforts to promote policies to prevent gun-related death and injury.
• Mark Karlin & Associates, Chicago, $192,000 for publication of research results on gun violence.
• Violence Policy Center, Washington, $800,000 to support public-health oriented gun violence prevention policies.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Route 1 and College Road E.
Princeton, NJ 08543
(609) 452-8701

• Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Decatur, Ga., $480,000 for promoting child well-being.
• Health Research, Buffalo, N.Y., $1.5 million for a four-county study on national-level tobacco policies.
• National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, New York, $9 million for general support.
• National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, New York, $743,000 for incorporating substance abuse treatment into welfare reform programs.
• University of California at Los Angeles, $397,410 to develop a campaign to engage nurses in tobacco control.
• Children’s Hospital Corp., Boston, $749,913 for adolescent substance abuse screening in health care settings.
• National Crime Prevention Council, Washington, $350,000 for embedding prevention in state policy for reducing crime, violence and substance abuse.
• City of New Haven, Conn., $545,483 for “Fighting Back: Community Initiatives to Reduce Demand for Illegal Drugs and Alcohol.”
• Boston University School of Public Health, $9 million for the National Resource for Community Substance Abuse Initiatives.
• Praxis Project, Columbia, Md., $2.3 million for a tobacco and health policy campaign.
• National African-American Tobacco Prevention Network, Raleigh, N.C., $2.4 million for “Voices in the Debate: Minority Action for Tobacco Policy Change.”
• Public Private Ventures, Philadelphia, $2 million for evaluation of the “Children’s Futures” program.
• New Brunswick Tomorrow, N.J., $400,000 to strengthen human services and resources.

The Ford Foundation
320 E. 43rd St.
New York, NY 10017
(212) 573-5169

• Action Alliance for Virginia’s Children and Youth, Richmond, $14,200 to promote discussion of costs and constrained budget resources resulting from the Sept. 11 attacks.
• Center for Community Change, Washington, $477,500 for the National Campaign for Jobs and Income Support.
• Center for Fathers, Families and Workforce Development, Baltimore, $250,000 for testing and promoting a counseling model for fragile families. • Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, $250,000 for researching, analyzing and publicizing information about supports for low-wage working families.
• Institute for Just Communities, Sudbury, Mass., $63,619 for the publication of the Community Youth Development Journal.
• Local Initiative Support Training and Education Network, Washington, $300,000 to strengthen capacity to promote youth development in disadvantaged urban areas.
• National Women’s Law Center, Washington, $100,000 for the Child Care Project.
• Urban Institute, Washington, $1 million for the third phase of “Assessing the New Federalism.”
• Drug Policy Alliance, New York, $200,000 for HIV/AIDS policy development and advocacy and for a national conference on the impact of drug policies on minorities.
• Hope Project, Garden Grove, Calif., $100,000 for the Hope for Girls Project, promoting the reproductive health and rights of Southeast Asian women.
• Mississippi Families for KIDS, Jackson, $125,000 for the Project Access campaign promoting reproductive health and rights of immigrant women.
• New York Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film Festival, New York, $300,000 to document ACT UP New York.
• Population Communications International, New York, $65,000 for conferences on reproductive health and sexuality issues for television writers and producers.
• South Asian Youth Action, Elmhurst, N.Y., $125,000 for the Girls Media Project to address body image issues and unhealthy partner relationships. • Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Washington, $1.2 million for legal advocacy to advance affirmative action in employment and public contracting.
• National Advocates for Pregnant Women, New York, $100,000 for litigation to protect the rights of pregnant and parenting women and their children.
• National Center for Fair and Open Testing, Cambridge, Mass., $200,000 for education, advocacy and litigation to advance affirmative action.
• Progressive Inc., Madison, Wis., $150,000 to syndicate opinion columns by minority scholars, experts and community activists.
• Alliance for Justice, Washington, $300,000 to complete the “Funder’s Guide to Advocacy.”
• Grassroots Leadership, Charlotte, N.C., $200,000 for a campaign to build a youth movement against private divestment.
• Just Act-Youth Action for Global Justice, San Francisco, $300,000 to promote the engagement of youth from communities of color in the global justice movement.
• Progressive Technology Project, Washington, $300,000 to help grass-roots organizations use technology.
• Southern Echo, Jackson, Miss., $500,000 for training and leadership development of African-American grass-roots leaders.
• Sentencing Project, Washington, $250,000 for research and public education about disenfranchisement.
• Academy for Educational Development, Washington, $2.5 million for Teachers for a New Era: A National Initiative to Improve the Quality of Teaching.
• Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass., $300,000 to examine the effects of high-stakes testing and affirmative action policies on enrollment and graduation rates of minority and white students in secondary and postsecondary educational institutions.
• Points of Light Foundation, Washington, $50,000 for Missionfish, an Internet exchange program to secure donors for Project GRAD.
• 21st Century School Fund, Washington, $1 million for Building Educational Success Together.
• University of Washington, Seattle, $300,000 for a project promoting effective diversity policies.
• American University, Washington, $69,300 for the Center for Social Media to develop a state-of-the-field report of social media.
• Advocacy Institute, Washington, $300,000 for the Leadership for a Changing World Program.
• New York University, New York, $1.2 million for the research component of the Leadership for a Changing World Program.
• University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, $50,000 to develop a reporter’s guide to covering crime and social justice issues on the Internet.
• Advocates for Children of New York, New York, $20,000 to provide legal services and technical assistance about children’s educational entitlements.

Child Welfare Fund
135 E. 15th St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 529-0110

• Green Chimneys Children’s Services, New York, $25,000 for a mentoring program for gay, lesbian and bisexual youth.
• How to Read Your Baby, Denver, $1,800 for the Partners in Parenting Education program.
• Louise Wise Services for Children & Families, New York, $3,000 for a community youth employment program.
• New School University, New York, $35,000 to promote recent reforms to the child welfare system.
• New York University School of Law, New York, $30,000 for its Institute for Children, Families and the Law.
• Rainbow Horizons, New York, $15,000 to help incarcerated mothers.
• The Volunteer Prevention Group, New York, $25,000 for outreach to youth and families about HIV and STD prevention.