Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
• The Corps Network, Washington, $122,000 for a national program in which youth with disabilities conduct team community service projects.
• Special Olympics, Washington, $17,000 for two projects: for Interscholastic Unified Sports League for Special Olympians in Pennsylvania, and for student leaders to attend the National Association of Student Councils Conference.
• American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), Washington, $76,000 for the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation/AAPD Congressional Internship Program.
• Boys & Girls Club of America, Atlanta, $66,000 for program outreach to youth with disabilities.
• Kids Included Together (KIT), San Diego, $50,000 for development of an inclusion training program for the Boys & Girls Club of America.
• Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Boston, $86,000 for a national mentoring project.
• Project SEARCH, Cincinnati, $31,000 for training programs in the health care and banking fields to provide employment opportunities for youth with cognitive disabilities.
The McKnight Foundation
• American Youth Work Center, Washington, $80,000 for Youth Today’s reporting and circulation in Minnesota.
• Avenues for Homeless Youth, Minneapolis, $100,000 for providing housing and support services for homeless youth.
• Child Care Works – Education Division, Minneapolis, $130,000 for general operating support.
• Children’s Defense Fund, St. Paul, Minn., $350,000 for communications, organizing and advocacy activities.
• Community Initiatives for Children, Minneapolis, $40,000 for early childhood literacy programs.
• Dads’ and Families Center, Stillwater, Minn., $30,000 for educational and support services for fathers and their families.
• Dads Make a Difference, St. Paul, Minn., $40,000 for general support.
• Depot Coffee House, Hopkins, Minn., $40,000 for a student-run coffee house and gathering place.
• District 202, Minneapolis, $60,000 for outreach to homeless youth and development of a capital campaign.
• Family & Children’s Service, Minneapolis, $675,000 to expand the parenting capacity of families in the Twin Cities.
• Family Alternatives, Minneapolis, $60,000 for the Adolescent Capacities and Transitions program.
• Minnesota Kinship Caregivers Association, St. Paul, Minn., $80,000 to support the Grandkin Navigator program.
• St. David’s Child Development and Family Services, Minneapolis, $200,000 for programs to support early childcare.
• St. Paul Youth Services, Minn., $50,000 for intervention, prevention, counseling and crisis services for at-risk youth and their families.
• SteppingStone Theatre, St. Paul, Minn., $500,000 for capital support for a children’s theater.
• Urban Boatbuilders, St. Paul, Minn., $35,000 for a youth development agency that teaches youth how to build wooden boats.
• Washburn Child Guidance Center, Minneapolis, $325,000 for an intervention program for high-risk young children and for development of a strategic plan.
• Project SUCCESS, Minneapolis, $70,000 for a theater program for youth.
• Resource Center for Fathers and Families, Blaine, Minn., $40,000 for programs helping fathers participate fully in their children’s lives.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Menlo Park, Calif.
• Community Development Institute, East Palo Alto, Calif., $25,000 for support of Pacific Islander Community Center’s youth programs.
• Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment, Oakland, Calif., $200,000 for programs to alleviate environmental degradation.
• Community Development Institute, East Palo Alto, Calif., $75,000 for Nuestra Casa’s youth program.
• Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, San Francisco, $740,000 for support of teen pregnancy prevention.
• Destiny Arts Center, Richmond, Calif., $250,000 for violence prevention activities and leadership instruction for youth.
• Fresh Lifelines for Youth, East Palo Alto, Calif., $200,000 for prevention of juvenile crime and incarceration.
• Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula, East Palo Alto, Calif., $200,000 for support of after-school literacy programs in local schools.
• University of California at Berkeley, Calif., $210,000 for evaluation of the California Connected by 25 Initiative.
• Massachusetts 2020, Boston, $60,000 to research projects in support of schools’ extended learning time.
• Justice Matters Institute, San Francisco, $170,000 for general support.
• Classics for Kids Foundation, Bozeman, Mont., $25,000 for Bay Area string instrument mentoring pilot project.
• Advancement Project, Los Angeles, $100,000 for strategic planning.
• National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, Washington, $18 million for general operating support.
The Kresge Foundation
• Fellowship Place, New Haven, Conn., $40,000 for planning and designing a “green” building.
• Girl Scouts, San Diego – Imperial Council, $500,000 for construction of an educational and training pavilion.
• Independent Sector, Washington, $250,000 for communications, policy and ethics/accountability initiatives.
• Lower Bucks Family YMCA, Fairless Hills, Penn., $70,000 for designing a “green” building project.
• Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven, Conn., $30,000 for planning and design of a “green” building.
• YMCA of Central New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M., $175,000 for renovation of the Heights and Morningside branches.
• YMCA of the Blue Water Area, Port Huron, Mich., $800,000 for construction of a YMCA facility.
• YMCA of San Francisco, Calif., $60,000 for planning and design of a “green” building.
• Youth Alternatives, Portland, Maine, $250,000 for site acquisition and construction of the Family Center program and administrative campus.
• YWCA Central Carolinas, Charlotte, N.C., $500,000 for construction of 11 transitional family townhouses.
The Nord Family Foundation
• Community Music Center of Boston, $7,000 for the Intensive Study Project for at-risk youth.
• Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra, Oberlin, Ohio, $10,500 for operations and outreach support.
• Young Americans Center for Financial Education, Denver, $5,000 for International Towne program support.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands, Columbia, S.C., $48,000 for support of Project Learn.
• Cleveland Reads, $6,015 for tutoring initiative.
• Denver Children’s Home, $10,000 for support of Discovery Home
• Girl Scouts of Erie Shores, Lorain, Ohio, $20,000 for general operating support.
• The Linden School, Elyria, Ohio, $50,000 for childcare scholarships and general operating support.
• Open Doors, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, $7,500 for the Resiliency in Youth Development program.
• Save Our Children of Elyria, Ohio, $30,000 for support of the summer program.
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
• Arizona Community Foundation, Phoenix, $300,000 for a collaborative effort to support summer programs for youth in Maricopa County.
• Assistance League of Phoenix, $75,000 to provide school clothes and uniforms to children from low-income families.
• Child Crisis Center East Valley, Mesa, Ariz., $250,000 to expand its Family Resource Center.
• Phoenix Urban League, $10,000 for a pregnancy prevention program for teenagers.
• New Life Center, Goodyear, Ariz., $325,000 for a child-development center and the addition of 40 beds to its domestic violence shelter.
• Sojourner Center, Phoenix, $600,000 to build transitional housing for victims of domestic violence.
• United Phoenix Fire Fighters, $100,000 to provide free pool fences for low-income families with young children.
• Human Services Campus, Phoenix, $1 million to create an endowment.
• Mesa Community College, Mesa, Ariz., $187,344 for Experience Corps, a project that recruits older adults to serve as tutors at area after-school programs.
• Children’s Museum of Phoenix, $18,200 to develop a new business plan.