Awards for May 2007

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The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Los Altos, Calif.
(650) 948-7658

• Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, a project of the Action Against Crime and Violence Education Fund Fight, Washington, $50,000 to conduct intensive outreach to school districts and nonprofit organizations in high-need jurisdictions, and $450,000 for general support.

• Afterschool Alliance, Washington, $75,000 to train local advocates for after-school programs, to provide support for an annual signature event, and for networking and technical assistance to programs.

• After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles, $125,000 for technical assistance to after-school programs in Southern California and to strengthen advocacy representation of local programs.

• Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, $200,000 to support work on health insurance programs for children and for an endowment fund, and $339,000 for pilot communications project support on public health insurance programs for children.

• Children Now, Oakland, Calif., $170,000 for after-school policy work and research to ensure access to high-quality after-school programs.

• Civic Ventures, San Francisco, $49,800 for the exploration of a program model and market-based platform that utilizes experienced Californians, ages 55 plus, to serve youth in after-school programs.

• Community Network for Youth Development, San Francisco, $150,000 for general support.

• Finance Project, Washington, $100,000 to develop tools and materials that will increase the capacity of after-school programs to sustain high-quality programs funded under Proposition 49.

• Gruber & Pereira Associates LLC, San Francisco, $150,000 to inform California policymakers about after-school work force as job-training opportunities for disadvantaged youth and adults, and adopting this strategy into the state work force system.

• Inyo County Office of Education, Independence, Calif., $100,000 to create a regional after-school foundation that will help after-school programs build collaborative partnerships and identify matching funds, $50,000 for training and outreach to start up after-school programs in Inyo, Mono, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

• LA’s BEST, Los Angeles, $125,000 for general support.

• San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, Calif., $75,000 for the Fundamental After-school Training Project.

• San Diego County Superintendent of Schools, $150,000 to build regional technical assistance capacity to support new after-school programs in San Diego, Orange and Imperial Counties.

• Urban Institute, Washington, $249,930 to develop a conceptual and empirical base for innovative public policies aimed at providing health insurance for all children.

• YMCA of Greater Long Beach, Calif., $210,000 to provide training and support to after-school programs locally in Long Beach, and to serve as a resource to other communities statewide and nationally.

• Boys & Girls Clubs North San Mateo County, South San Francisco, $90,000 for general support.

• Central Coast YMCA, Salinas, Calif., $150,000 for general support.

• Santa Cruz Barrios United, Calif., $80,000 for general support.

• Teen Pregnancy Coalition of San Mateo County, Redwood City, Calif., $70,000 for core operating support of teen pregnancy prevention education programs.

• Boys & Girls Club of Pueblo County, Pueblo, Colo., $20,000 for general support.

• CASA of Pueblo, Colo., $20,000 for general support.

• YWCA of Pueblo, Colo., $10,000 for general support.

• Save the Children Federation, Westport, Conn., $200,000 for an evidenced-based advocacy initiative aimed at strengthening national and local maternal and child health policies and programs, and $100,000 for children’s literacy program.

• Central Coast YMCA, Salinas, Calif., $500,000 for the capital campaign to restore the Salinas and Watsonville facilities.

• Civic Ventures, San Francisco, $200,000 for general support and to promote career opportunities for retirees to work with nonprofits, particularly those serving children.

• YMCA of Santa Clara Valley, San Jose, Calif., $1.5 million for the capital campaign to rebuild the Camp Campbell facility in Boulder Creek.

• Girl Scouts Columbine Council, Pueblo, Colo., $25,000 for teen pregnancy prevention programs.

• Guttmacher Institute, New York, $25,000 for general support.

Women Helping Others Foundation
Dallas, Texas
(800) 946-4663

• College Mentors for Kids, Indianapolis, $30,000 to establish a literacy program.

• Eye Care for Kids, Houston, $20,000 for eye exams and corrective lenses for low-income schoolchildren.

• Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater New Orleans, $16,000 for temporary housing for eight youth survivors of Hurricane Katrina.

• Dallas Community Lighthouse, Dallas, $15,000 for Kids’ Campus project.

• I CAN! Community Education Coalition, $15,000 for standardized testing software and hardware.

• The Metrocrest Medical Foundation, Farmers Branch, Texas, $6,250 for material costs for a program for former gang members to get their gang-related tattoos removed.

Daniels Fund
Denver, Colo.
(303) 393-7220

• Black Alliance for Educational Options Inc., Washington, $100,000 for general operating support.

• The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, New York, $125,000 for Training and Technical Assistance Program.

• Boys & Girls Club of Craig, Colo., $35,000 for general operating support.

• Colorado Children’s Campaign, Denver, $150,000 to support the Center for Improvement of P-16 Education.

• Colorado Legends and Legacies Youth Corps, Colorado Springs, Colo., $25,000 for general operating support.

• Denver Kids Inc., Denver, $25,000 for general operating support.

• Girl Scouts Columbine Council, Pueblo, Colo., $35,000 for Girl Scouting in the School Day Program.

• Girls on the Run of Denver, $15,000 for general operating support.

• Growing Gardens of Boulder County, Boulder, Colo., $11,000 for the Cultiva! Youth Project.

• Mi Casa Resource Center for Women, Denver, $100,000 for Youth Development Program.

• The Young Philanthropists Foundation, Denver, $5,000 for general operating support.

• Boy Scouts of America, Great Salt Lake Council, Salt Lake City, $50,000 for Learning for Life Program.

• Boys & Girls Club of Utah County, Provo, Utah, $50,000 for Gymnasium Capital Campaign.

• Boys & Girls Club of South Valley, Murray, Utah, $20,000 for Career Development and Technology Program.

• Children and Youth Services West Ridge Academy, West Jordan, Utah, $50,000 for the capital campaign.

• Utah State University, Logan, Utah, $53,000 for state 4-H office support.

• Youth Impact, Ogden, Utah, $30,000 for School-Home Liaison Program.

• Boys & Girls Club of Washakie County, Worland, Wyo., $20,000 for general operating support.

• Bright Futures Mentoring Program, Cody, Wyo., $10,000 for program support.

• City of Evanston, Wyo., $64,000 for Youth Center YOU! CAFE.

• Youth Alliance, Pinedale, Wyo., $7,000 for Youth Development Program.

• YWCA of Sweetwater County, Rock Springs, Wyo., $24,000 for Summer Day Camp Program.