Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
• National Network for Youth, Seattle, $7,489 for general support.
• United Way of King County, Seattle, $4,700 for general support.
• The Corps Network, Washington, $750,000 to fund development of a business plan and to support the Civic Justice Corps.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County, Bellingham, Wash., $275,000 to support a campaign for the Ferndale Club.
• Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, Kingston, Wash., $175,000 to fund a tribal youth center.
• Northwest Youth Services, Bellingham, Wash., $155,000 to support a therapeutic care program for low-income youth with developmental disorders.
• Save the Children Federation, Westport, Conn., $1 million to support emergency relief for victims of Myanmar cyclone Nargis.
• Urban Institute, Washington, $2.5 million to support an opportunity fund.
• Catholic Charities, Spokane, Wash., $500,000 to fund a campaign for a multi-service center.
• Population Resource Center, Washington, $250,000 to enlist the support of local foundations to reduce the undercount of children and minorities in the 2010 Census.
• Center for Effective Philanthropy, Cambridge, Mass., $344,000 to support the Student Voice Initiative.
• Nonprofit Information Networking Association, Boston, $30,000 to evaluate institutions that provide support services to the nonprofit and philanthropic institutions in the United States.
• City Year, Seattle, $14,400 for general operating support.
• Save the Children Federation, Westport, Conn., $34,000 for general support.
• Center for Career Alternatives, Seattle, $150,000 to fund academic achievement for recent immigrant youth.
• Young Women’s Christian Association of Seattle-King County-Snohomish County, Wash., $11,994 for general operating support.
• Vera Institute of Justice, New York, $600,000 for data analysis and planning in Models for Change states.
• Northwestern University, Children and Family Justice Center, Chicago, $600,000 to support the Models for Change initiative.
• Pennsylvania Council of Chief Juvenile Probation Officers, Pittsburgh, $613,000 to improve the quality of education for delinquent youth as part of the Models for Change initiative in Pennsylvania.
• Blueprint Research & Design, San Francisco, $550,000 to help build the field of digital media and learning.
• National Academy of Sciences Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Washington, $380,000 to support a workshop on the implications of cost-benefit methodology for the evaluation and design of early childhood interventions.
• Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, $285,000 to further the work of the Partnership for America’s Economic Success.
• Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, N.C., $200,000 for a survey of the value to the American public of reducing childhood poverty.
• University of California, Irvine, $750,000 to plan for a new research hub to build and sustain the field of digital media and learning and $220,000 to extend the Humanities Research Institute’s work to support the winners of the 2007 Digital Media and Learning Competition.
Note: All Kresge funding goes to capital campaigns, green building projects, or “special grants” that provide “financial support intended to meet a broader range of capitalization needs.”
• Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County, Temecula, Calif., $1 million.
• Resource Area for Teachers, San Jose, Calif., $275,000.
• Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Lake Worth, Fla., $250,000.
• The Nonprofit Quarterly, Boston, $130,000.
• The Chewonki Foundation, Wiscasset, Maine, $850,000.
• Children’s Aid Society, Detroit, $82,000.
• College for Creative Studies, Detroit, $260,000.
• First Children’s Finance, Minneapolis, $2 million.
• YMCA of Greater St. Louis, $530,000.
• Preterm, Cleveland, $47,500.
• Youth Villages, Memphis, Tenn., $3 million.
• Austin Children’s Shelter, Austin, Texas, $700,000.
• Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas, $850,000.
• The Children’s Museum of Houston, $1 million.
• Boys & Girls Clubs of King County, Seattle, $1 million.
• Child Care Resources, Seattle, $900,000.
• Family Services of King County, Seattle, $950,000.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
• San Diego State University, $100,000 for the International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods.
• Praxis Project, Washington, $1.1 million for the Communities Creating Healthy Environments program.
• Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, $35,000 to support Head Start.
• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Little Rock, $75,000 to plan the RWJF Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity.
• Advertising Council, New York, $399,720 to establish a coalition for healthy children.
• University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, $1.4 million for the RWJF’s Healthy Eating Research program.
• Texas A&M University System Health Science Center Research Foundation, College Station, $417,030 for the RWJF’s Active for Life program.
• Save the Children Federation, Washington, $99,429 for an advocacy campaign to prevent childhood obesity in rural communities.
• Yale University Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, New Haven, Conn., $398,720 to assess the full impact of food marketing on children and $34,899 for physical activities in preschools in Connecticut.
• New York University, $34,967 to evaluate New York City group day cares to assess policy implementation.
• University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, $34,925 to assess physical activity in family day care homes.
• University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, $35,000 to develop a self-report instrument to assess physical activity environments of child care settings.
• Ohio State University Research Foundation, Columbus, $149,806 for the environmental evaluation of physical activities among African-American families of different incomes.
• PolicyLink, Oakland, Calif., $50,000 for PolicyLink’s workshop to prevent childhood obesity.
• Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, $199,753 for a pilot evaluation of a walking school bus program for elementary school students.
• United Way of Greater St. Louis, $50,000 for the Healthy Young Partnership’s program expansion in St. Louis and the Metro East region.
• University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, $99,937 to evaluate environments for activity in a Northern Plains Tribe.
• University of Illinois at Chicago, $740,150 for a national study of school district policies and elementary school practices addressing childhood obesity.
• University of Houston College of Education, $150,000 to study urban Hispanic perceptions of environment and activity among kids.
• Youth Venture, Arlington, Va., $1.2 million to invest in youth-led social change in vulnerable communities.
• University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, $3 million for the Chicago Project for Violence Prevention model.
• Sports4Kids, Oakland, Calif., $4.4 million for national expansion.
• Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago, $149,914 for helping teens overcome substance abuse and crime.
• Louisiana Public Health Institute, New Orleans, $838,544 for a mental health care capacity building and to implement treatment models in New Orleans primary care settings.
• University of Maryland, College Park, School of Public Health, $82,773 to conduct an intimate partner violence intervention for young, high-risk minority employees in a retail department store.
• Center for Children’s Advocacy, Hartford, Conn., $255,015 to expand legal advocacy for immigrant and refugee children to increase access to education and health services.
• Ball State University, Muncie, Ind., $5,600 for the Guardian Scholars program to increase postsecondary enrollment and graduation rates of former foster youth.
• Central Indiana Community Foundation, Indianapolis, $55,000 for the Persistence Fund to support the non-tuition needs of low-income Marion County college students.
• Central Indiana Community Foundation, Indianapolis, $2.7 million for the College Readiness Fund to improve college access in Marion County
• State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana, Indianapolis, $82,000 to implement the Indiana College Access Provider Certification Program, part of the KnowHow2GO campaign.
• The Mind Trust, Indianapolis, $425,000 to increase college access by expanding the College Summit model.
• Trustees of Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., $50,000 for five social entrepreneurship summer 2008 internships.
• Native Americans in Philanthropy, Minneapolis, $7,500 for the 2008 Gathering of Native Americans in Philanthropy event.
• Council on Foundations, Arlington, Va., $10,000 to provide scholarships for emerging philanthropy leaders to attend the 2008 Philanthropy Summit.
• Rural Community College Alliance, $5,000 for its 7th Annual Conference.
• City Year, Boston, $40,000 for Cleveland corps member support.
• E City, Cleveland, $25,000 for youth entrepreneurship education programs.
• Public Children Services Association of Ohio, Columbus, $80,000 for operating support.
• Advocates for Youth, Washington, $50,000 for a comprehensive sexuality education policy project.
• Center for Adolescent Health & the Law, Silver Spring, Md., $30,000 for operating support.
• Grantmakers for Children, Youth & Families, $5,000 for an annual conference.