Gay and Lesbian Fund for Colorado
2215 Market St., Suite 205
Denver, CO 80205
The following are general support grants for programs addressing gay issues:
• Community Council for Adolescent Development, Colorado Springs, Colo., $13,000.
• Urban Peak, Denver, $25,000.
• Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Washington, $50,000.
• United States Student Association Foundation, Washington, $10,000.
• Family and Children’s Service, Minneapolis, Minn., $15,000.
• Indiana University GLBT Student Support Services, Bloomington, Ind., $12,000.
• New England Network for Child, Youth and Family Services, Burlington, Vt., $15,000.
• Rainbow Families, Minneapolis, Minn., $10,000.
• United Action for Youth, Iowa City, Iowa, $8,000.
The Nord Family Foundation
347 Midway Blvd., Suite 312
Elyria, OH 44035
• Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra, Oberlin, OH, $10,000 for general support.
• Denver Youth Program, $10,000 for violence prevention.
• Alliance for Choice in Education, Denver, $20,000 to implement Colorado’s education voucher policy.
• Center for Applied Special Technology, Wakefield, Mass., $25,000 for the Reaching and Teaching Every Student program.
• Cleveland Council on World Affairs, $5,000 for a Model U.N. program in Lorain County.
• Denver Street School, $10,000 for general support.
• The Elyria Schools, Elyria, Ohio, $2,600 for a drama residency.
• Friends of the Cleveland School of the Arts, $25,000 for art education courses and services.
• West Side Community House, Cleveland, $36,000 for an after-school program.
• Child Care Resource Center, Lorain, Ohio, $25,000 for general support.
• Little Lighthouse Learning Center, Lorain, Ohio, $7,000 for child-care scholarships.
• Lorain County Family YMCA, Lorain, Ohio, $25,000 for general support.
• Nurturing Center, Columbia, S.C., $56,036 for the teen parenting program.
• Open Doors, Inc., Cleveland Heights, Ohio, $15,000 for an after-school enrichment program.
• Providence House, Cleveland, $12,000 for crisis-care services for children.
• Recovery Resources, Cleveland, $10,000 for the Lorain County Adolescent Treatment Program.
• The Salvation Army, Lorain, Ohio, $25,000 for community center programs for youth.
• Sisters of St. Francis, Denver, $10,000 for a residential program for women and children.
• Youth Challenge, Cleveland, $5,000 for recreation programs.
Jessie Ball Dupont Fund
First Union Bank Tower
225 Water St., Suite 1200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
• Brandywine Valley Association, West Chester, Pa., $67,599 to train future and current teachers to teach environmental preservation.
• St. Simon’s Episcopal Church, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., $55,000 to provide grief counseling for elementary school children who have lost a family member.
• Knights of Columbus, Jacksonville, Fla., $10,000 for scholarships for children with severe cognitive impairment to attend summer camp.
Public Welfare Foundation
1200 U St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
• Alliance for Justice, Washington, $75,000 for the Co/Motion Project.
• Center on Fathers, Families, & Public Policy, Madison, Wis., $75,000 for general support.
• Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, San Francisco, Calif., $40,000 for general support.
• Families of Incarcerated Loved Ones, Austin, Texas, $25,000 for general support.
• Fifth Avenue Committee, New York, $100,000 • Girls Educational & Mentoring Services, New York, $40,000 for general support.
• Inwood House, New York, $50,000 for general support.
• Justice Policy Institute, Washington, $50,000 for general support.
• Legal Services for Children, San Francisco, $35,000 for the Detained Immigrant Children’s Project.
• National Center for Youth Law, Oakland, Calif., $1,000 for general support.
• National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, New York, $25,000.
• Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League, Washington, $25,000 for general support.
• Southwest Youth Collaborative, Chicago, $70,000 for the Generation Y and Youth First projects.
• Teen Health Center for York County, Rock Hill, S.C., $25,000 for general support.
• The Sentencing Project, Washington, $50,000 for general support.
• The Valley, New York, $50,000 for the Second Chance program.
• Youth Action Research Group, Washington, $25,000 for general support. • Youth Organizers United, New York, $50,000 for general support.
• YouthBuild USA, Somerville, Mass., $50,000 for the Campaign for Youth.
The George Gund Foundation
1845 Guildhall Bldg.
45 Prospect Ave. W.
Cleveland, OH 44115
• City Year, Cleveland, $40,000 for the Young Heroes program.
• Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, $150,000 for the International Children’s Games and Cultural Festival.
• The Children First Campaign Education Fund, Washington, $25,000 for general support.
• Advocates for Youth, Washington, $40,000 for general support.
• Rutgers University Foundation, Piscataway, N.J., $25,000 for the National Teen-to-Teen Sexuality Education Project.
• SIECUS, New York, $40,000 for the public policy program.
• The Contemporary Youth Orchestra, Cleveland, $17,000 for the Tribute to Rock Artists Festival.
• Look Up to Cleveland, $6,000 for a student leadership program.
• Cleveland Social Venture Partners, $50,000 for general support.
Pew Charitable Trusts
One Commerce Square
2005 Market St., Suite 1700
Philadelphia, PA 19103
• Pennsylvania Young Playwrights Program, Philadelphia, $60,000 for general support.
• The Every Child Matters Education Fund, Washington, $200,000 for general support.
• National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Washington, $90,000 for general support.
• The Philadelphia Education Fund, Philadelphia, $450,000 for general support.
• Research for Action, Philadelphia, $150,000 for general support.
• University of Illinois Foundation, Urbana, $5.8 million for a program alerting the media and public to key challenges facing the child welfare system.
• University of Maryland Foundation, College Park, $3 million for the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement.
• George Washington University, Washington, $4.4 million for the NextGen Voting Project.
• Providence College, Providence, R.I., $500,000 for a program to expand civic engagement opportunities for youth.
• University of Richmond, Richmond, Va., $4.7 million for expansion of the Pew Center on the States.
The James Irvine Foundation
One Market, Steuart Tower, Suite 2500
San Francisco, CA 94105
All grantees are located in California unless otherwise indicated.
• 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, Inglewood, $200,000 for general support.
• Aspire Public Schools, Redwood City, $250,000 for the Hire and Higher Program.
• California State University, San Jose, $250,000 for general support.
• Catholic Charities of San Jose, $1.6 million for the Communities Organizing Resources to Advance Learning initiative.
• The Finance Project, Washington, $250,000 for the development of sustainable after-school programs to better serve California youth.
• New England Foundation for the Arts, Boston, $100,000 to support the production of the PBS series Access to College.
• Project Grad Los Angeles, Hollywood, $200,000 for the College Liaison Program.
• Sacramento Children’s Home, $1.6 million for the Communities Organizing Resources to Advance Learning initiative.
• The San Francisco Foundation Community Initiative Funds, San Francisco, $200,000 for the California AfterSchool Partnership.
• The Tides Center, San Francisco, $100,000 to promote community technology within after-school programs.
• The Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, Los Angeles, $200,000 for a college preparedness outreach program.
• United Way of Kern County, Bakersfield, $220,000 for the KernLearn Project.
• San Francisco Community Music Center,
San Francisco, $100,000 for music instruction and performance programs for low-income
• United Way of Tulare County, $100,000 for the Tulare County Youth Coalition.
• Youth in Focus, Davis, $140,000 for youth-led research and evaluation to promote educational equity in the Central Valley.
• BoardSource, Washington, $200,000 to support programs for California nonprofits that promote and teach effective governance.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110
The following grants went to U.S. universities to make entrepreneurship education available to youth in the grantees’ areas:
• Florida International University, Miami, $3 million.
• Howard University, Washington, $3.1 million.
• University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, $4.5 million.
• University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, $3.5 million.
• University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., $3.5 million.
• University of Texas-El Paso, $2 million.
• Wake Forest University, Wake Forest, N.C., $2.2 million.
• Washington University, St. Louis, $3 million.
New York Community Trust
2 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
All grantees are located in New York City unless otherwise indicated.
• Figure Skating in Harlem, $50,000 for general support.
• Forest Hills Community House, $40,000 for Access for Young Women.
• Greater New York Girl Scout Council, $50,000 to train adult women leaders.
• Girls Inc. of New York City, $50,000.
• Lower East Side Girls Club of New York, $40,000 for general support.
• Learning Leaders, $50,000 to train volunteers to tutor immigrant youth and parents.
• Samuel Field YM & YWHA, $35,000 for a pilot program at its three after-school sites to help disabled children learn to play with their nondisabled peers.
• East Harlem Tutorial Program, $80,000 for a tutoring and leadership program for East Harlem youth.
• Mosholu-Montefiore Community Center, $50,000 for an education and job training program for out-of-school youth.
• Southern Queens Park Association, $50,000 to expand a computer skills training program for young women.
• St. Dominic’s Home, $65,000 for a substance abuse program for foster teens and parents of children in foster care.
• YWCA of New York, $40,000 to expand a social skills-building and employment program for low-income, disabled youth.