Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
503 S. Saginaw St., Suite 1200
Flint, MI 48502
• American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, $20,000 to support the Focus of the Future: Celebrating 10 Years of Service to the Youth Policy Community project.
• Hatcher Group, Bethesda, Md., $305,000 to help nonprofit organizations establish or expand Earned Income Tax Credit policies at the
• Center for Community Change, Washington, $100,000 to expose young people to the center’s blend of advocacy and community organizing.
• European Foundation Centre, Brussels, Belgium, $50,000 to enable the redesign, expansion and maintenance of its website.
• Grantmakers for Children, Youth
and Families, Washington, $60,000 for general support.
• Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa, $75,000 to cover research costs and the production of a documentary.
• Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Johannesburg, South Africa, $75,000 to provide resources for organizational development.
• United Way of Genesee County, Flint, Mich., $300,000 to enable the United Way to reach its 2002 campaign goal of $6.3 million.
• Opportunities Industrialization Center of Greater Milwaukee Inc., $50,000 to support the Wisconsin Policy Series on Responsible Fatherhood and Family Support.
• New York University, New York, $600,000 to support a six-year study seeking to understand the added value of community organizing to school improvement.
• Committee for Economic Development, New York, $300,000 to support the fourth and fifth years of the “Investing in Early Childcare and Education” project.
• GSC Communications, Swarthmore, Pa., $75,000 to support the Mott Foundation and U.S. Department of Education partnership in the 21st Century Community Learning Centers initiative.
• Interfaith Education Fund Inc., Austin, Texas, $500,000 to support leadership development, research and evaluation behind interfaith
• University of Michigan-Flint, $60,000 to help faculty and staff of the new school to extend their expertise to local child-serving nonprofit organizations.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
4801 Rockhill Road,
Kansas City, MO 64110-2046
• Cabot Westside Clinic, Kansas City, Mo., $50,000 to enhance technology and healthcare/education services to meet needs of the Spanish-speaking uninsured population.
• Child Care Action Campaign, New York, $39,180 to support a think tank to provide information elevating the visibility of child care and early education in the media.
• Children’s Defense Fund, Washington, $185,000 to provide support and resources for emerging leaders across the country.
• Civil Society Institute, Newton Centre, Mass., $100,000 for the BUILD initiative.
• Coalition for Community Collaboration, Overland Park, Kan., $12,000 for general
• Columbia University, National Center for Children in Poverty, New York, $150,000 for the Map and Track II series related to school
• Heart of America Family Services, Kansas City, Kan., $530,000 for general support.
• The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Department of Sociology, Family Studies Program, $89,920 to support the expansion of the Missouri Family Development Training and Credentialing Program.
• Action Against Crime and Violence Education Fund, Washington, $50,000 for public policy efforts to expand and improve after-school
• Afterschool Alliance, Washington, $350,000 to support activities to expand after-school programming at the local, state and national levels, concentrating efforts in Kansas and Missouri.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, Mo., $459,000 to help create a Heathwood Boys & Girls Club.
• Camp Fire Boys and Girls, Heartland Council, Prairie Village, Kan., $75,000 to provide Camp Fire programs to children in the metropolitan urban core.
• Center on Education Policy, Washington, $100,000 to support the work on monitoring and disseminating state implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act.
• DeLaSalle Education Center, Kansas City, Mo., $100,000 for general support.
• Douglass/Sumner Neighborhood Association, Kansas City, Kan., $52,685 to provide a healthy, safe zone for children and families to gather.
• Girl Scouts, Mid-Continent Council of Girl Scouts, Kansas City, Mo., $100,000 for general support.
• Grantmaker Forum on Community and National Service, Berkeley, Calif., $100,000 to support organizational progress and a Kansas City-specific initiative to organize a round-table with policy makers.
• Institute for Educational Leadership, Coalition for Community Schools, Washington, $25,000 to support dissemination of the Linkages to Learning report on community schools.
• Institute for Just Communities, Sudbury, Mass., $50,000 to help publish the Community Youth Development journal.
• National Coalition of Community Foundations for Youth, Basehor, Kan., $475,000 for five Kansas community foundations to seed youth philanthropy programs.
• National Conference for Community and Justice, Greater Kansas City Region, Mo., $65,000 to support Promise Project and PeaceJam.
• Partnership for Children, Kansas City, Mo., $20,000 to support the Network of Opportunity Implementation Team.
• Project AIM, Raytown, Mo., $55,000 to support National Youth Service Day projects.
• Project AIM, Raytown, Mo., $50,000 to support organizational capacity building.
• The First Step Fund, Kansas City, Mo., $17,250 for general support.
• University of Health Sciences, Kansas City, Mo., $125,000 to support the Score One Health Program.
• Visible Horizons, Kansas City, Mo., $40,000 to support the leadership development and mentoring program for Native American Youth.
• Voices for Children Foundation Inc., Topeka, Kan., $327,779 to support the Kansas Children’s Campaign.
• Youth Opportunities Unlimited, Kansas City, Kan., $50,000 for general support.
• Youth Opportunities Unlimited, Kansas City, Kan., $43,729 to support the implementation phase of the Extended Day Initiative.
• Youth Service Alliance of Greater Kansas City, Mo., $7,500 to support young people to engage in community service through school-based recognition and support.
• Youth Volunteer Corps, Shawnee Mission, Kan., $100,000 to support capacity building.
William Randolph Hearst Foundation
888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor
New York, NY 10106
• Boys Hope Girls Hope, Bridgeton, Mo., $100,000 to help build a nationwide College Scholarship Endowment.
• Center for Rural Affairs, Walthill, Neb., $50,000 to support outreach, training and technical assistance programs for rural families.
• The Grant Center, Memphis, Tenn., $50,000 to support the Program for Nonprofit Excellence.
• Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, Chicago, $100,000 to support affordable housing programs.
• Larkin Street Youth Services, San Francisco, $100,000 for general support.
• Local Initiatives Support Corp., New York, $200,000 to expand the Community Investment Collaborative for Kids Program.
• New York City Outward Bound Center, Long Island, N.Y., $50,000 to support education and leadership programs.
• Parents Anonymous, Claremont, Calif., $50,000 to support capacity building for a national expansion effort.
National Education Association
1201 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
The following grants have been awarded to student-led programs through Youth Leaders for Literacy to further develop and expand their projects (recipients’ names are listed when no specific program is named):
• Book It to Kangundo Project, Boise, Idaho, $5,000.
• Somali Panthers @ West, Salt Lake City, $5,000.
• Get Into G.E.A.R., Edgemont, Ark., $5,000.
• The Viet Youth Board, Oklahoma City, $5,000.
• Jana Mlod, Weedsport, N.Y., $5,000.
• Let’s Roll Into Reading, Osprey, Fla., $5,000.
• Mrs. Cindy Warrick’s 4th Core Reading Class, Carroll County Middle School, Carrollton, Ky., $5,000.
• Book Buddies, Manhattan, Ill., $5,000.
• Kurt Hildenbrandt and Gabrielle Sanchez, Wenatchee, Wash., $5,000.
• Read It Again, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, $5,000.
• Molly Flanagan, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., $5,000.
• Teens ’N Tots, Oak Ridge, N.J., $5,000.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
P.O. Box 2316
College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08543
• University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, $366,972 for an adolescent component of the National Co-morbidity Survey.
• Family Support America, Chicago, $752,446 for developing indicators of family well-being.
• Children’s Futures Support Fund, Trenton, N.J., $3 million for community projects.
• Partnership for a Drug-Free America, New York, $15 million for communications campaigns to address substance abuse prevention and treatment.
• Health Research, Buffalo, N.Y., $392,268 for evaluation and dissemination of results from a community-based adolescent tobacco-use prevention program.
• National Coalition of State Alcohol and Drug Treatment and Prevention Associations, Tryon, N.C., $392,771 for strengthening
leadership in substance abuse treatment and prevention.
• University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, $729,988 for the Helping Young Smokers Quit: Improving Treatment
of Youth Tobacco Use and Dependence
• Innovators Combating Substance Abuse, Baltimore, $899,997 for general support.
• Smokeless States: National Tobacco Policy Initiative, West Hartford, Conn., $561,122 for general support.
• The Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leadership Program, $6.5 million for the awards to Third Sector New England, Boston.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
451 Seventh St. S.W.
Washington, DC 20410
The following grants have been awarded to help protect children from lead poisoning hazards in the home:
• National Safety Council, Washington, $679,346.
• National Center for Healthy Homes, Columbia, Md., $930,789.
• Neighborhood Improvement Development Corp., Milwaukee, $1 million.
• Greater Detroit Area Health Council, Detroit, Mich., $999,896.
• Access Agency Inc., Willimantic, Conn., $800,000.
• Alliance to End Child Lead Poisoning, Washington, $1.2 million.
• Energy Programs Consortium, Washington, $937,956.
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
140 S. Dearborn St., Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60603
• Child Welfare League of America, Washington, $1.2 million to support its campaign to address issues connecting child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
• Physicians for Human Rights, Boston, $550,000 for support of the Juvenile Justice Monitoring Project.
• University of Massachusetts, Amherst, $500,000 for the National Youth Screening Assistance Project.
• John Howard Association, Chicago, $390,000 for the Juvenile Justice Reform Initiative.
• Chicago Council on Urban Affairs, $300,000 to improve the policies and practices of juvenile court.
• Illinois Juvenile Justice Initiative, Springfield, Ill., $275,000 for general support.