Grants Awarded for June 2003

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Kresge Foundation
P.O. Box 3151
Troy, MI 48007
(248) 643-9630

• The Devereux Foundation, Villanova, Pa., $700,000 to build a stabilization center.
• Goodrich-Gannett Neighborhood Center, Cleveland, $500,000 for a day care center.
• Hillcrest Family Services, Dubuque, Iowa, $150,000 to renovate the main treatment and administration facility.
• Jewish Family Service of Colorado, Denver, $125,000 for building renovations.
• Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters, Wichita, $250,000 to purchase and renovate a building to use as state headquarters.
• Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, San Francisco, $500,000 to purchase the Hayward Health Center and renovate the MacArthur Health Center.
• Preble Street Center, Portland, Maine, $300,000 for a teen center.
• Valley of the Sun YMCA, Phoenix, $800,000 to build the Southwest Valley branch.
• The Walker Home and School, Needham, Mass., $750,000 to construct and renovate facilities.
• YMCA of Greater Springfield, Mass., $500,000 to buy and renovate the North End youth center.

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

503 S. Saginaw St., Suite 1200
Flint, MI 48502-1851
(810) 238-5651

• Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, $645,044 for evaluation and technical assistance.
• Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership, Milwaukee, $500,000 to participate in a performance evaluation on the impact of employment training on low-income families.
• Focus: HOPE, Detroit, $1 million for general support.
• National Community Education Association, Fairfax, Va., $15,000 to support its international board meeting.
• Finance Project, Washington, $180,000 to support the Welfare Information Network.
• Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, $280,000 to evaluate the Fathers at Work Initiative.
• Flint District Library, Flint, Mich., $100,000 for technical assistance and general support.
• YouthBuild USA, Somerville, Mass., $375,000 to expand programs.
• Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform, Chicago, $225,000 for general support.
• Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, $100,000 to develop staff capacity.
• American Institute for Social Justice, Washington, $200,000 for a study on education organizing and academic improvement.
• Center for Fathers, Families and Workforce Development, Baltimore, $150,000 for general support.
• Association for Children for Enforcement of Support, Toledo, Ohio, $200,000 for general support.
• Romanian Association for Community Development, Bucharest, Romania, $120,000 for general support.
• Mott Community College, Flint, Mich., $548,337 for relocation of the fine arts program.
• National Economic Development and Law Center, Oakland, Calif., $1.1 million for the Flint Sector Employment Initiative.
• Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition, New York, $150,000 for a study on education organizing and academic improvement.
• Oakland Community Organization, Oakland, Calif., $150,000 for a study on education organizing and academic improvement.
• GONG, Zagreb, Croatia, $80,000 for general support.

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

• Galef Institute, Los Angeles, $100,000 to expand the Different Ways of Knowing Initiative.
• Pacific Crest Outward Bound School, Portland, Ore., $50,000 for general support.
• Partnership for After School Education, New York, $60,000 for the Training Institute for after-school program practitioners.
• Teach for America, New York, $100,000 for its operating reserve fund.
• Dance Theater Workshop, New York, $75,000 for the Kid Axis Program.
• Exploratorium, San Francisco, $200,000 for general support of education programs.
• Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, $100,000 for general support of education programs.
• Pittsburgh Public Theatre Corp., $50,000 for the education and outreach program.
• Point Breeze Performing Arts Center, Philadelphia, $30,000 to expand educational outreach programs.
• Whirlwind, Chicago, $40,000 for arts education programs.
• Helen Keller International, New York, $50,000 to expand the ChildSight program in Los Angeles.
• Baltimore Area Council Boy Scouts of America, $50,000 to expand Scout opportunities for disabled youth.
• Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital, Washington, $50,000 for the Bridging the Gap program, an initiative to encourage young women’s interest in science.
• Girls Inc. of Alameda County, San Leandro, Calif., $50,000 for the Eureka Teen Achievement Program.
• Texas Council on Family Violence, Austin, $50,000 for statewide member training and education.
• Chicago Children’s Museum, $50,000 for the Poetry in the Schools Program.
• Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, $50,000 for education and outreach programs.
• Denver Zoological Foundation, $50,000 for the Teen Zoo Crew program.
• Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, $50,000 for education programs.
• Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vt., $25,000 for the School Art Program.

Alliance for Justice
11 Dupont Circle NW, 2nd floor
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 822-6070

Each of the following organizations received $10,000 to support youth activism that deals with the problem of gun violence in the United States.
• CeaseFire Foundation, Seattle.
• Citizens for a Safer Minnesota Educational Fund, St. Paul.
• Connecticut Collaborative for Education Against Gun Violence, Southport.
• Fresh Youth Initiatives, New York.
• Kidz Voice-LA, Los Angeles.
• Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency, Lansing.
• Montgomery/Delaware County Pennsylvania Chapter of the Million Mom March.
• Multicultural Career Intern Program, Washington.
• Neighborhood Service Organization, Detroit.
• New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund, New York.
• Non-Violence Project, Miami.
• Students for a Safer Tomorrow, Montclair, N.J.
• Virginians Against Handgun Violence Educational Fund, Norfolk.
• Volunteer Center of Tucson, Ariz.
• Westchester Children’s Association, White Plains, N.Y.
• Wisconsin Anti-Violence Educational Fund, Milwaukee.
• Youth Alive!, Oakland, Calif.

George Gund Foundation
1845 Guildhall Building
45 Prospect Ave. West
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 241-3114

• Youth Opportunities Unlimited, Cleveland, $50,000 for operating support.
• The Rand Corp., Santa Monica, Calif., $50,000 to establish a voucher and charter school information clearinghouse.
• The Public Agenda Foundation, New York, $25,000 for “Experiencing Opportunity and Success in Higher Education,” a study of young adults.
• Center for Employment Training, Cleveland, $30,000 for operating support.
• Coalition for Greater Cleveland’s Children, $50,000 for staff support.
• Public Children Services Association of Ohio, Columbus, $40,000 for public policy advocacy and strategic communications.
• Center for Families and Children, Cleveland, $35,000 for a local government liaison position and a public policy conference.
• YMCA of Cleveland, $50,000 for Y-Haven operating support.
• Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence, Washington, $25,000 for a firearms litigation clearinghouse.

William Penn Foundation
2 Logan Square, 11th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 988-1830

All grant recipients are based in Philadelphia unless otherwise indicated.
• Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates, $250,000 to develop a community-based education program in 440 middle and high schools.
• Philadelphia Youth Network, $2.2 million for the Summer Career Exploration Program.
• Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition, $124,366 to update its charter school database.
• Research for Action, $910,459 for a Philadelphia school reform study.
• Resources for Human Development, $132,000 to improve the Public
School Notebook’s coverage of Philadelphia schools.
• Juvenile Law Center, $200,000 to improve policies and increase resources for children and youth.
• United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, $605,000 for children, youth and family services.
• Women’s Law Project, $300,000 for general support.
• Presbyterian Children’s Village Foundation, Rosemont, Pa., $110,000 to renovate a facility.
• University of Pennsylvania, $220,000 for the Center for Community Partnerships.

The Knight Foundation
200 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 3300
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 908-2600

• Student Press Law Center, Arlington, Va., $1.5 million for operating support and to launch an endowment campaign.
• Radio and Television News Directors Foundation, Washington, $2.5 million to improve electronic journalism education in high schools.
• Educational Broadcasting Corp., New York, $150,000 to add media literacy components to the NewsHour Extra web site.
• Boys and Girls Club of Manatee County, Bradenton, Fla., $50,000 for a summer program.
• Grantmakers for Education, Portland, Ore., $7,250 for general operating support.

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

• National Institute for Early Education Research, New Brunswick, N.J., $4.5 million to research the benefits of universal, high-quality preschool.
• Preschool for All, New York, $480,000 to create a network of business leaders to promote the benefits of high-quality early education.
• George Junior Republic, Grove City, Pa., $150,000 to build a residential facility for delinquent boys.
• Council on Foundations, Washington, $50,000 for general support.
• Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships, Philadelphia, $80,000 for the Philadelphia International Leadership Initiative.

Otto Bremer Foundation
445 Minnesota St., Suite 2000
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 227-8036

• Professional Association of Treatment Homes, St. Paul, Minn., $50,000 to provide foster-care services for youth in Minnesota and North Dakota.
• Wisconsin Rural Challenge, Green Bay, $30,000 for a rural youth leadership and community development program.
• Friends for a Non-Violent World, Minneapolis, $45,000 to operate and evaluate the Alternatives to Violence Project.
• Croix Valley Community Foundation, Hudson, Wis., $292,000 to strengthen local nonprofit groups and develop outreach

Coleman Foundation
575 W. Madison St., Suite 4605
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 902-7120

• Educated Eats, Chicago, $25,000 for curriculum development.
• Benedictine College, Atchison, Kan., $23,000 for the Entrepreneurship Camp for high school students.
• National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, New York, $110,000 for the Teacher Training and Alumni Seminar.
• Youth Communications, Chicago, $12,900 for the Youth Entrepreneurship Journalism Program.