Grants Awarded for May 2003

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Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
3290 Northside Parkway NW, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404) 239-0600

• B.E.L.L Foundation, Dorchester, Mass., $50,000 for after-school programs at Boston elementary schools.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix, $75,000 for educational programs.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Roberta/Crawford County, Ga., $35,000 for the Project Learn program.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Valdosta, Ga., $25,000 to support the salary of a development director.
• Brotherhood/Sister Sol, New York, $50,000 for programs and organizational development.
• Chess-in-the-Schools, New York, $15,000 for an after-school chess program for girls.
• Communities in Schools of Atlanta, $50,000 for the FutureForce Program.
• Girls Inc. of New York City, $50,000 for its training and technical-assistance program.
• Junior Achievement of Georgia, Atlanta, $50,000 for Junior Achievement programs at Boys & Girls Clubs in metropolitan Atlanta.
• Kids In Need-Metropolitan Atlanta, $25,000 to provide school and art supplies for disadvantaged students.
• Make a Difference, Phoenix, $40,000 to establish a training program for serving youth.
• Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Atlanta, $15,000 to expand the Parent-School Partnership program.
• Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona, $20,000 for the Positive Force Players program.
• Project GRAD, Atlanta, $200,000 for organizational expansion.
• Summerbridge, Atlanta, $40,000 for a teacher development program.
• Teach for America-New York, $25,000 for a multi-year campaign to expand its teacher corps.
• Teach for America-Phoenix, $50,000 to recruit, select, train and place teachers.
• Teens at Work, East Point, Ga., $24,000 for after-school programs.
• Edgewood Resident Association, Atlanta, $15,000 for after-school programs.
• Youth Communication: Metro Atlanta, $50,000 for teen programs and to strengthen organizational effectiveness.
• Academy Theater, Atlanta, $130,000 for a theater program at schools.
• Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California, Los Angeles, $53,000 for the Leadership Development in Interethnic Relations program.
• Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, $60,000 to expand its mentoring program.
• Center for Teen Empowerment, Boston, $45,000 for general support.
• City School, Boston, $50,000 for its leadership development programs.
• Effective Alternative in Reconciliation Services, New York, $36,500 for the Teen Trainers Institute.
• Fund for the City of New York Center for Court Innovation, $50,000 to support the School Justice Center at Paul Roberson High School.
• Girl Scouts of Concharty Council, Columbus, Ga., $25,000 for programs that foster mutual understanding and diversity.
• Gwinnett United in Drug Education, Lawrenceville, Ga., $25,000 for the Gwinnett Alliance With Youth.
• International Rescue Committee-Atlanta, $25,000 for the Cross-Cultural Youth Program.
• New York Association for New Americas, $15,000 to implement an after-school multicultural literacy program at three middle schools.
• Peace Games, Boston, $45,000 to support the Peace Games curriculum in Boston-area schools.
• Performing Arts Program for Youth, Atlanta, $50,000 to support the Long Walk to Freedom project.
• Youth Radio, Berkeley, Calif., $25,000 to support the Youth Radio Atlanta affiliate.

Jerome Foundation
125 Park Square Court
400 Sibley St.
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 224-9431

• Cherry Lane Theater, New York, $26,000 to support a mentoring program.
• Pillsbury House Theater, Minneapolis, $12,000 to develop and produce new plays by emerging playwrights.
• Pillsbury House Theater, Minneapolis, $32,500 to support Late Nite: Non-English Speaking Spoken Here.
• Playwrights Horizons, New York, $46,000 to support and develop contemporary American playwrights, composers and lyricists.
• 3 Legged Race, Minneapolis, $18,000 to support Blizzard 2003 and the Collaborative Experiments Program.
• Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, $70,000 to support Naked Stages.
• The Jungle Theater, Minneapolis, $47,000
to develop and produce new plays by emerging playwrights.
• Patrick’s Cabaret, Minneapolis, $40,000 to support the presentation of new works in development by emerging creative artists.
• Repertorio Espanol, New York, $40,000 to support the Voces Nuevas program for emerging playwrights.
• INTAR Hispanic American Arts Center, New York, $20,000 to support the NewWorks Lab.
• Clubbed Thumb, New York, $8,000 to support the production of new works by emerging playwrights.
• Springboard for the Arts, St. Paul, Minn., $10,500 to support the creation and development of two new works.
• DanzAisa, Staten Island, New York, $10,000 to support new work by choreographer Gabri Christa.
• The Southern Theater, Minneapolis, $8,000 to develop and produce a concert of new work.
• American Composers Forum, St. Paul, Minn., $282,000 for the Composers Commissioning Program, Performance Outreach Grants and consulting services.
• Cornucopia Art Center, Lanesboro, Minn., $30,000 for a residency program for emerging artists.
• Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minn., $32,500 to support emerging artists’ residencies.
• Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, Minn., $13,500 for emerging artists in the 2003 exhibition program.
• Artists Space, New York, $18,000 to help emerging New York City and Minnesota artists participate in the 2003 exhibition season.
• No Name Exhibitions @ The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, $20,000 to help emerging artists participate in the 2003 exhibition program.
• Art In General, New York, $38,000 to help emerging artists participate in the Exhibition program.
• S.A.S.E.: The Write Place, Minneapolis, $99,000 for three programs.
•, New York, $20,000 for a commissioning program.
• Film/Video Arts, New York, $60,000 for the Artist Mentor Project.

The Nord Family Foundation
347 Midway Boulevard, Suite 210
Elyria, OH 44035
(440) 324-2822

• Great Lakes Theater Festival, Cleveland, $25,000 for an educational outreach program in Lorain County.
• University of South Carolina, Columbia, $17,295 for its String Project I.
• Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland, $15,000 for support of programming in Lorain County primary schools.
• National Conference for Community and Justice, Cleveland, $7,500 for support of “It’s Your Move.”
• YOUTHBIZ Inc., Denver, $20,000 for an after-school program that teaches leadership and small-business development skills.
• Human Services Inc., Denver, $10,000 for the Teen Parent Project.
• Volunteers of America of the Carolinas,
Columbia, S.C., $27,000 in support of the Children’s Garden.

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

• Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, Washington, $120,000 to support the Community Environmental Health Resource Center.
• Center for Community Change, Washington, $375,000 for general support.
• Center for Court Innovation/Fund for the City of New York, $110,000 for the Harlem Youth Justice Center.
• Earth Conservation Corps, Washington, $5,000 for general support.
• Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health, Chicago, $45,000 for Youth Need to Know Network.
• Jobs with Justice Education Fund, Washington, $150,000 for general support.
• John Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities at Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif., $1,000 for general support.
• National Center for Youth Law, Oakland, Calif., $120,000 for managing the Intersection of Health and Behavior project.
• Network for Family Life Education-Rutgers University, Piscataway, N.J., $40,000 for SEX, ETC.
• Revelation S.E.E.D. Workshops, Atlanta, $50,000 for general support.
• Sister Outsider, New York, $35,000 for general support.
• Youth United for Community Action, East Palo Alto, Calif., $80,000 for higher learning programs.
• YWCA of Lincoln, Neb., $40,000 for the Survival Skills Program.

Lilly Endowment
2801 North Meridian St.
P.O. Box 88068
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 924-5471

• Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Wilmington, Del., $125,000 for general support.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, $50,500 for 10 summer programs.
• Children’s Bureau of Indianapolis, $15,000 for upgrading resources and staff development.
• St. Florian Center, Indianapolis, $20,000 for leadership camp.
• YMCA of Indianapolis, $29,500 for nine summer programs.
• Emory University, Atlanta, $420,000 for publications and educational events on the theological education of youth.

Ford Foundation
320 East 43rd St.
New York, NY 10017
(212) 573-5000

• Women’s Funding Network, San Francisco, $200,000 to help address concerns of women and girls.
• National Summit on Africa, Washington, $150,000 for Teach Africa.
• National Partnership for Women & Families, Washington, $300,000 to support the Family Leave Benefits initiative to develop new approaches and increase access to paid family leave.
• Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Washington, $150,000 for research.
• President and Fellows of Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass., $280,000 for the Arab Education Forum’s meetings, youth forum and resource center.
• Future Works, Arlington, Mass., $50,000 to develop new federal strategies to support higher education attainment for adults.
• Girls Vacation Fund, New York, $20,000 for “camperships” for 20 New York City girls.
• Jewish Fund for Justice, New York, $200,000 for the Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing.
• Colored Girl Productions, Rydal, Pa., $50,000 for planning and research for a new venture.
• 9 to 5, Working Women Education Fund, Milwaukee, Wis., $65,000 to facilitate a discussion of family-friendly jobs in the Park East Community Redevelopment Project.

The New York Community Trust
2 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10016
(212) 686-0010

All recipients are in New York City.
• Visual Understanding in Education, $30,000 for 10 classroom art lessons in three Queens elementary schools.
• Educational Priorities Panes, $40,000 for a campaign on the need to repair and build city schools.
• Legal Aid Society, $65,000 to provide representation for children and their families and to train Juvenile Division staff and child welfare personnel.
• New York Youth at Risk, $70,000 to continue Woman to Woman in Harlem and expand it to a second school in the South Bronx.
• New Yorkers for Children, $50,000 for research and evaluation of their approach to child welfare services.
• Sanctuary for Families, $66,000 for hiring a supervising attorney to represent battered women.
• Education and Work Consortium, $250,000 to continue the program with a minimum enrollment of 180 students.
• La Casita, $40,000 to provide on-site mental health services.
• Citizens Advice Bureau, $60,000 to increase enrollment in Safe Passage and offer additional study groups.
• Groundwork, $60,000 to support the after-school academy in training and mentoring college and high school students.
• Legal Outreach, $60,000 to provide 200 low-income Brooklyn youngsters with special services.
• National Conference for Community and Justice, $50,000 to continue work in Queens and for training faculty at six more schools.
• Ali Forney Center, $40,000 for hiring staff and conducting assessments.
• Greenwich Village Youth Council, $60,000 to help fund on-site psychiatric assessments and to hire a new case manager.
• Hetrick-Martin Institute, $75,000 to increase the number of participants and job readiness and academic activities.
• Urban Justice Institute, $50,000 to add legal and social work staff and to add activities to meet the special needs of gay immigrant youth.
• Sunnyside Community Services, $40,000 to design a work force initiative for out-of-school immigrant youth.
• Community HealthCare Network, $50,000 for a mobile medical van to provide primary and preventive health services to young women.
• Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, $70,000 to develop education and advocacy materials highlighting cost-effective and successful outpatient intervention models.
• Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, $35,000 to develop a training program.
• Arab-American Family Support Center, $70,000 to hire a coordinator to lead discussion groups, provide a counseling group and organize workshops for teachers.
• Brooklyn Woods, $40,000 to help the organization double its training capacity.

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

• Girls Inc., New York, $4 million to implement a business plan.
• Friends of the Children, Portland, Ore., $250,000 for expansion.
• National Center for Children, Families and Communities, Denver, $250,000 for the Nurse-Family Partnership project.
• Vocational Foundation, New York, $250,000 for expansion.
• Academy for Educational Development, Washington, $450,000 for the Community YouthMapping Project run by AED’s Center for Youth Development and Policy Research.
• Child Trends, Washington, $250,000 for a report on experimentally proven youth programs.
• The Bridgespan Group Advisors, Boston, $1,567,000 for assistance to the Youth Development Fund.
• The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, New York, $300,000 to enhance the Youth Development Fund.
• Metis Associates, New York, $375,000 for technical assistance to Edna McConnell Clark Foundation grant recipients.
• Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, $425,000 for research on effective interventions to help older youth make the transition to adulthood.
• New York University, New York, $96,000 for the Community Involvement Program.
• Urban Strategies Council, Oakland, Calif., $100,000 to help establish the Center for Community Builders.