Grants Awarded for February 2004

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Gill Foundation
Gay and Lesbian Fund for Colorado
2215 Market St., Suite 205
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 292-4455

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
(440) 324-2822

• 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
(904) 353-0890

• 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
(202) 965-1800

• 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
(216) 241-3114

• 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
(215) 575-9050

• 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
(415) 777-2244

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
(816) 932-1000

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
(212) 686-0010

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.