Otto Bremer Foundation
445 Minnesota St., Suite 2000
St. Paul, MN 55101
• Boardsource, Washington, $7,500 to support work with nonprofit boards in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota and Wisconsin.
• Boys & Girls Club of St. Paul, Minn., $40,000 to strengthen and diversify funding sources.
• Community Foundation of Grand Forks, N.D., $22,690 for a comprehensive nonprofit training program.
• Free Arts for Abused Children of Minnesota, Minneapolis, $9,900 to develop fund-raising capacity.
• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota, St. Cloud, $20,000 for a youth mentoring program.
• Concordia University, St. Paul, Minn., $25,000 to support a community-based collaboration that promotes the academic success of urban students.
• District 202, Minneapolis, $27,500 for services to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth who are homeless.
• Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Fargo, N.D., $40,000 for All Nations Youth, an organization that develops youth skills.
• Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota, Duluth, $5,000 for a youth leadership conference on the child welfare system.
• Marshal Public Schools, Minnesota, $15,000 to expand child care for recent graduates who are teen parents.
• Minnesota African Refugees and Immigrants Initiatives, Crystal, $10,000 to continue mentoring, tutorials and increased access to community services.
• Youthworks, Bismarck, N.D., $50,000 to provide housing and crisis outreach to homeless youth in the area.
• Youth Express, St. Paul, Minn., $15,000 for general operations.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
College Road East
P.O. Box 2316
Princeton, NJ 08543
• National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine, Washington, $300,000 for research on adolescent obesity.
• Legal Action Center of the City of New York, $500,000 to assist a national advocacy movement about drug and alcohol addiction.
• County of Santa Cruz Probation Department, California, $1 million to support Reclaiming Futures: Communities Helping Teens Overcome Drugs, Alcohol and Crime.
• University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, $457,262 for a program to stop parents from smoking during and after pregnancy.
• United Way of Massachusetts Bay, Boston, $749,850 to support an after-school program that connects children with responsible adults to decrease the risk of substance abuse and other dangerous activities.
• Girl Scouts of the USA, New York, $399,966 to develop a program for daughters of imprisoned mothers.
• University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, Philadelphia, $200,000 for an evaluation of the Family Support Services program.
• Renaissance Community Development Corp., Somerset, N.J., $559,546 for a neighborhood family support services program.
William Randolph Hearst Foundation
888 Seventh Ave., 45th floor
New York, NY 10106
• Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth, San Francisco, $50,000 to help develop Coleman’s academy to disseminate the agency’s model nationally.
• Compass Community Services, San Francisco, $75,000 to support the Tenderloin Childcare Center.
• Heartland Center for Leadership Development, Lincoln, Neb., $60,000 for the Train the Trainers program.
• Highbridge Community Life Center, New York, $75,000 to expand family programs.
• Mar Vista Family Center, Culver City, Calif., $75,000 to support the Leadership Development Program.
• Northwest School for Hearing Impaired Children, Seattle, $50,000 to bring the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund to $100,000.
• Quitman County Development Organization, Marks, Miss., $70,000 for general support.
• The Tides Center, San Francisco, $50,000 to support the Higher Learning Program for the benefit of Youth United for Community Action.
• Voices for Children Foundation, Miami, $50,000 to provide support services and representation to abused and/or neglected children in Miami-Dade County.
• The Atlanta Opera, $50,000 for the “Music! Words! Opera!” arts education program.
• Honolulu Theatre for Youth, $50,000 to establish the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund for Disadvantaged Youth.
• Zeum, San Francisco, $100,000 for the School Field Trip Program.
• Achieve Minneapolis, $75,000 for the Minneapolis Arts for Academic Achievement Program.
• Learning Leaders, New York, $50,000 for the Family Literacy Project.
• Raising A Reader, Menlo Park, Calif., $50,000 to expand a national book bag program.
• Children’s Hospital Foundation, Milwaukee, $100,000 for the School Based Health Centers.
• District of Columbia College Access Program, Washington, $100,000 for college scholarships for at-risk high school students.
• Junior Achievement of New York, $35,000 for the After School Program.
• Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, Atlanta, $35,000 for the Healthy Families Georgia DeKalb Program.
• Richard Hugo House, Seattle, $35,000 for the Youth-LEAP program.
• STRIVE, New York, $50,000 to expand STRIVE’s national network.
• University Settlement Society of New York, $50,000 for the Adult Literacy program.
• YWCA of Seattle-King County-Snohomish County, Seattle, $75,000 to support YWCA Opportunity Place programs.
• Hawaii Alliance for Arts Education, Honolulu, $50,000 for Arts First, an elementary arts curriculum project.
• Theatre IV, Richmond, Va., $50,000 for arts-in-education programs.
• Third Street Music School Settlement, New York, $50,000 for the Music Instruction on the Lower East Side program.
• Pacific Crest Outward Bound School, Portland, Ore., $50,000 to bring the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund for students in need to $250,000.
• 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 the operating reserve fund as part of a national expansion effort.
• Montefiore Medical Center, New York, $200,000 to establish the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, $50,000 to support the After-school Clubhouse initiative.
• Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Boston, $50,000 for the Substance Abuse Counseling Program.
• Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service, New York, $75,000 for after-school programs for children.
• Cypress Hills Local Development Corp., New York, $35,000 to support youth development and academic support programs.
• The Enterprise Foundation, New York, $100,000 for the Heiskell Enterprise Center program.
• Inwood House, New York, $60,000 for Teen Choice, a school-based initiative that promotes healthy lifestyles among adolescents.
• National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Washington, $40,000 for general support.
• Dance Theater Workshop, New York, $75,000 for the Kid Axis Program, an arts education initiative for children and youth.
• Exploratorium, San Francisco, $200,000 to bring the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund for Education Programs to $530,000.
• Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, $100,000 to bring the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund for Education Programs to $300,000.
• Pittsburgh Public Theatre Corp., Pittsburgh, $50,000 for the Education and Outreach Program.
• Paint 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 ChildSight to three more school districts in Los Angeles.
• Baltimore Area Council Boy Scouts of America, $50,000 to expand scouting opportunities for Boy Scouts with disabilities.
• Girl Scouts Council of the Nation’s Capital, Washington, $50,000 for the Bridging the Gap program 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 training and education for member organizations.
• Chicago Children’s Museum, $50,000 for the Poetry in the Schools Program.
• The Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, $50,000 to support education and outreach programs.
• Denver Zoological Foundation, $50,000 to support the Teen Zoo Crew Program.
• Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, $50,000 for education programs.
• Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, $25,000 for the School Art Program.
The Joyce Foundation
70 W. Madison St., Suite 2750
Chicago, IL 60602
• Center on Education Policy, Washington, $300,000 to conduct a national study of the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act.
• Child and Family Policy Center, Des Moines, Iowa, $80,000 for continued advocacy work to improve employment pathways for welfare recipients and other low-income unemployed jobseekers in Iowa.
• Hudson Institute, Welfare Policy Center, Indianapolis, $175,000 to support analysis, technical assistance and briefings to encourage better alignment of welfare and work force systems in Midwestern states.
• University of Chicago Chapin Hall Center for Children, $125,000 for research comparing employment and other measures of well-being for current and former welfare recipients in Milwaukee.
• Chicago Children’s Museum, $300,000 to implement and evaluate a comprehensive diversity plan focused on governance, staffing, programming, marketing and education and community outreach issues.
Public Welfare Foundation
1200 U St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
• Advocates for Youth Education, Cincinnati, $10,000 for merit- and need-based college scholarship program.
• Barrios Unidos/United Neighborhoods of Northern Virginia, Falls Church, $30,000 for general support.
• Casa Atabex Ache, New York, $45,000 to support the Fuerza/Power Program.
• CAUSA, a project of Mano a Mano Family Center, Salem, Ore., $25,000 for general support.
• Homies Unidos, Los Angeles, $35,000 for general support.
• Juvenile Law Center, Philadelphia, $1,000 for general support.
• Latin American Youth Center, Washington, $50,000 for the Youth Advocacy Development and Assistance Project.
• Legal Action Center, New York, $65,000 for the National H.I.R.E. network.
• My Brothaz H.O.M.E., Savannah, Ga., $35,000 for general support.
• North Carolina Lambda Youth Network, Durham, $35,000 for the Statewide Youth Health Initiative.
• Padres Unidos, Denver, $30,000 for general support.
• Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Chicago, $90,000 for Vida/SIDA Youth Peer Education Projects.
• St. Thomas Health Services, New Orleans, $40,000 for the Adolescent Wellness Institute.
• To-Ga-He-Yo-He Youth Ranch, Harlem, Mont., $25,000 for general support.
• Young Women United, Albuquerque, N.M., $25,000 for general support.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20201
The department announced the award last month of new and continuing grants under its Compassion Capital Fund, to help faith-based and community organizations expand and strengthen their ability to provide social services. The 60 new grants total $8.1 million; the 21 continuing grants total $24 million. Following is a selected listing:
• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska, Juneau, $49,907.
• Montgomery S.T.E.P. Foundation, Ala., $50,000.
• St. Clair Children’s Advocacy Center, Pell City, Ala., $50,000.
• Lee County Family Resource Center, Marianna, Ark., $48,185.
• United Way of Tucson & Southern Arizona, $686,982.
• Rural Human Services, Crescent City, Calif., $49,430.
• Contra Costa Opportunity West, Richmond, Calif., $50,000.
• Council of Churches, Bridgeport, Conn., $50,000.
• Hartford Action Plan on Infant Health, Conn., $50,000.
• City Gate, Washington, D.C., $50,000.
• National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, Washington, D.C., $498,403.
• We Care America, Washington, D.C., $712,020.
• Delaware Ecumenical Council on Children and Families, Wilmington, $50,000.
• The Center for Drug Free Living, Orlando, Fla., $50,000.
• St. Paul AME Church, Des Moines, Iowa, $50,000.
• Episcopal Social Services, Wichita, Kan., $50,000.
• Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Richmond, $511,298.
• Hazard Perry County Community Ministries, Hazard, Ky., $50,000.
• Joy Corp. of Baton Rouge, Zachary, La., $50,000.
• Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Baton Rouge, $401,022.
• Washington County Community Action Council, Hagerstown, Md., $47,000.
• Tedford Shelter, Brunswick, Maine, $49,984.
• Saint Gregory Community Center Council, Detroit, $50,000.
• Center for Family Health, Jackson, Miss., $50,000.
• Lao Family Community of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minn., $50,000.
• Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches, Minn., $532,000.
• Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Montana, Helena, $50,000.
• Citizens Committee for New York City, $312,348.
• West Islip Youth Enrichment Services, N.Y., $50,000.
• Thunderbird Challenge, Pryor, Okla., $50,000.
• Boys and Girls Aid Society of Oregon, Portland, $ 49,716.
• Salem Leadership Foundation, Ore., $48,876.
• The Philadelphia Youth Network, Pa., $50,000.
• The Source: A Boys and Girls Club, Sisseton, S.D., $50,000.
• Foundation for Community Empowerment, Dallas, $578,892.
• The Dream Program, Winooski, Vt., $47,195.
• Multifaith Works, Seattle, $50,000.
• Northwest Leadership Foundation, Tacoma, Wash., $740,438.
• Opportunities Industrialization Center of Greater Milwaukee, $50,000.
• Holy Redeemer Institutional Church of God in Christ, Milwaukee, $626,598.