Grants Awarded for April 2010

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Daniels Fund

(303) 393-7220

• Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne,Wyo., $15,970 for a club meal and snack program.

• Child Development Services of Wyoming, Laramie, $11,850 for a speech language pathology employment incentives program.

• Mount Carmel Youth Ranch, Powell, Wyo., $100,000 for a vocational training center project and general operating support.

• Yellowstone Recreations Foundation, Cody, Wyo., $27,000 for a winter sports youth program.

• Children First Utah, Salt Lake City, $25,000 for general support.

• Children’s Service Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, $10,000 for the Utah Parents as Teachers program.

• Salt Lake City Corp., $30,000 for YouthCity programs.

• Volunteers of America, Salt Lake City, $60,000 for homeless outreach programs.

• Matt 25 Inc., Clovis, N.M., $25,000 for after-school tutoring program.

• Acorn School for Early Childhood Development, Boulder, Colo., $15,000 for Qualistar Improvements.

• Adaptive Adventures, Evergreen, Colo., $25,000 for sports for kids program.

• Alliance for Choice in Education, Denver, $200,000 for scholarship support.

• Bright Beginnings, Denver, $90,000 for general support.

• Colorado Nonprofit Development Center, Denver, $250,000 for Get Smart Schools.

• YESS Institute, Denver, $40,000 for general support.

• Young Philanthropists Foundation, Denver, $15,000 for general support.

• Urban Peak Denver, $150,000 for general support.

• Volunteers of America, Denver, $105,000 for a homeless services program.

• Boy Scouts of America-Rocky Mountain Council, Pueblo, Colo., $45,000 for the Learning for Life program.

• Boys & Girls Club of Craig, Colo., $30,000 for general support.

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

• Child Care Connections, Colorado Springs, Colo., $25,000 for a mentoring program.

• Children’s Speech & Reading Center, Fort Collins, Colo., $4,865 to train parents of autistic children.

• Huerfano County Youth Services, Walsenburg, Colo., $20,000 for general support.

• North Routt Preschool, Clark, Colo., $8,000 for playground upgrades.

• San Miguel Mentoring Program, Telluride, Colo., $7,500 for general support.

• YouthZone, Glenwood Springs, Colo., $15,000 for Pals mentoring program.

Nord Family Fund

(440) 984-3939

• Cleveland Orchestra, $12,000 for educational concerts for children.

• Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, $25,000 for the family and school outreach initiatives.

• Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra, Oberlin, $10,000 for general support.

• Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland, $11,825 for economic education and financial literacy programs for middle school students.

• Young Americans Center for Financial Education, Denver, $5,000 for International Towne.

• The Joshua School, Englewood, Colo., $20,000 for a new curriculum for children with autism.

• KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy, Denver, $30,000 for growth and expansion of KIPP Colorado Schools.

• Lorain County Joint Vocational School, Oberlin, Ohio, $100,000 to implement the Project Lead the Way curriculum in eight public school districts.

• Lorain Public Library, Ohio, $5,000 for the preschool summer reading program.

• Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Columbus, $10,000 for the school performance data dashboard.

• Colorado Meth Project, Broomfield, $10,000 for “Not Even Once” week in Denver.

• Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Lorain, Ohio, $5,000 for camp I.D.E.A.S. (Individually Developed Educational Activities in the Summertime).

• The Salvation Army, Lorain, Ohio, $28,000 for case worker salary support and emergency services.

• Save Our Children of Elyria, Ohio, $36,000 for its summer program.

• Vital Connections of the Midlands, Columbia, S.C., $29,000 for Children’s Garden.

The Public Welfare Foundation

(202) 965-1800

• Center for Community Safety, Winston-Salem, N.C., $100,000 for community groups, advocacy organizations, government agencies and others in three counties to reduce racial disparities in the juvenile justice system.

• DC Lawyers for Youth, Washington, D.C., $175,000 for support to organize community groups to advocate for juvenile justice reform.

• Legal Action Center, New York, $500,000 for a national campaign on federal and state policies regarding financial assistance for people convicted of drug-related felonies.

• National Center for Youth Law, Oakland, Calif., $450,000 for reform of juvenile justice systems in Arkansas and Wyoming.

• National Juvenile Justice Network, Washington, D.C., $75,000 for planning and development of a Juvenile Justice Leadership Institute.

• Texas Public Policy Foundation, Austin, $175,000 for its Center for Effective Justice to reform the criminal and juvenile justice systems in the state.

• Vera Institute of Justice, Washington, D.C., $200,000 for its Family Justice Program to work with the Ohio Department of Youth Services.

• Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, Atlanta, $100,000 for general support.

• Mississippi Center for Justice, Jackson, $100,000 for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

• South Carolina Fair Share Education Fund, Columbia, $150,000 for increased statewide organizing, to reach out to small businesses and to expand children’s health insurance and Medicaid coverage.

• Center for Community Change, Washington, D.C., $300,000 for support to promote creation of a federal jobs program and to advocate for solutions to unemployment in low-income, “racial minority” communities.

Lumina Foundation for Education

(317) 951-5300

• Academy for Educational Development, New York, $149,300 for a planning grant for mapping data about college and success networks.

• Academy for Educational Development, New York, $667,700 for an evaluation of KnowHow2GO.

• Academy for Educational Development, New York, $56,300 for technical support of KnowHow2GO.

• Achieve, Washington, D.C., $395,700 for strengthening alignments of higher education with college- and career-readiness standards.

• Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, D.C., $208,000 for research and briefs on federal education programs.

• Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Akron, Ohio, $104,500 for research on process and outcomes of KnowHow2GO.

• Central Indiana Corporate Partnership Foundation, Indianapolis, $100,000 for expanding access to Advanced Placement professional development for high school teachers.

• Council for Opportunity in Education, Washington, D.C., $150,000 for improving KnowHow2GO state networks.

• DonorsChoose Indiana, Chicago, $300,000 for engaging middle school teachers in KnowHow2GO campaign.

• Indiana Department of Education, Indianapolis, $100,000 for coordinating efforts to increase college access and success by engaging partners and leveraging resources.

• OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, Philadelphia, $9,100 for distributing paper entitled, “Using Data to Drive Change.”

• Scholarship America, St. Peter, Minn., $140,000 for developing a sustainable college access network in Iowa that will support advocacy and policy efforts.

• Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Nashville, $140,000 for developing a sustainable college access network in the state.

• What Kids Can Do, Providence, R.I., $99,900 for bringing student-produced research and media to the attention of local and national policymakers and stakeholders.

• What Kids Can Do, Providence, R.I., $870,000 for Lumina’s work with the KnowHow2GO campaign.

• Institute for Higher Education Policy, Washington, D.C., $604,600 for the Minority-Serving Institutions Models of Success program.

• Institute for Higher Education Policy, Washington, D.C., $1,110,600 for strengthening access and success through research, policy and improved practice.

• MDRC, New York, $1,200,000 for evaluating the implementation of the Achieving the Dream developmental education initiative.

• Scholarship America, Minneapolis, $600,000 to operate the Dreamkeepers program.

Summer of Service

(202) 606-6944

• El Centro for the Study of Primary and Secondary Education, Tucson, Ariz., $125,000 for an environmentally-focused service-learning program for the Summer Bridge program.

• Conservation Corps North Bay, San Rafael, Calif., $70,000 for Project ReGeneration.

• Sacramento City Unified School District, Calif., $250,000 for implementing Summer of Service.

• United Way of Santa Barbara, Calif., $75,000 for Fun in the Sun.

• Southwest Youth Corps, Durango, Colo., $205,000 for implementing Summer of Service.

• Northwestern Connecticut AHEC, Middlebury, Conn., $50,000 for the integration of the YMCA Earth Service Corps and the Youth Health Service Corps.

• International Center for Innovations in Civic Participation, Washington, D.C., $297,000 for implementing Summer of Service.

• Youth Volunteer Corps of America, Shawnee Mission, Kan., $193,000 for implementing summer program for youth.

• Operation REACH, New Orleans, $200,000 for the Gulf South Summer Youth Action Camp.

• Sanford School Department, Sanford, Maine, $62,500 for Summer of Service.

• Our Community’s Children, Grand Rapids, Mich., $50,000 for The Giving Tree Program.

• North Carolina Central University, Durham, $100,000 for Summer of Service Durham!

• Paterson YMCA, Paterson, N.J., $50,000 for implementing ScienceFaction, a summer enrichment service program.

• St. John’s University, Queens, N.Y., $90,000 for Summer of Service.

• Ohio University, Athens, $75,000 for Fun and Service Together (FAST) program.

• Pittsburgh Cares, $50,000 for E-Serve: Educate, Engage and Environmental Impact.

• Youth Venture, Arlington, Va., $57,500 for the Youth Venture New Orleans (YVNO) Project.

State Farm Youth Advisory Board

The following organizations and entities are among the 82 grantees of the State Farm Youth Advisory Board, which funds youth-led service-learning projects. Each project addresses one of five social issues: drivers’ safety, financial literacy, access to higher education, disaster preparedness, and environmental responsibility.

• Anchorage School District, Alaska, $86,825.

• Auburn University, Auburn, Ala., $58,000.

• Better World For Children Corp., Tallahassee, Fla., $64,000.

• Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth, Texas, $25,000.

• Brandon St. Community Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, $53,312.

• Chambersburg Area School District, Pa., $29,143.

• City of Longmont Recreational Services, Colo., $26,940.

• Common Cents New York, $64,064.

• Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, Calif., $44,236.

• Delaware Adolescent Program, Wilmington, $25,235.

• Desert View Youth Impact, El Paso, Texas, $60,000.

• Duke University, Durham, N.C., $48,937.

• Fond Du Lac High School, Wis., $47,613.

• Frontier Academy, Greeley, Colo., $92,280.

• Georgia 4-H Club Foundation Cooperative Extension, Athens, $30,000.

• Georgia 4-H Club Foundation Cooperative Extension, Athens, $75,000.

• Girls, Inc., Washington, D.C., $40,510.

• GivingPoint, Atlanta, $60,300.

• Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver, $84,650.

• Hippodrome Improvisational Teen Theatre (HITT), Gainesville, Fla., $76,198.

• Hogan Preparatory Academy, Kansas City, Mo., $33,900.

• Inside the Outdoors Foundation, Costa Mesa, Calif., $51,867.

• Junior Achievement of San Diego & Imperial Counties, Calif., $53,984.

• Junior Achievement of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, $25,000.

• Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, Maplewood, Minn., $75,792.

• Lowell Scott Middle School, Boise, Idaho, $38,398.

• Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri, $25,875.

• Mason City Youth Task Force, Iowa, $77,723.

• Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, N.J., $38,517.

• National Youth Leadership Council, St. Paul, Minn., $100,000.

• North American Family Institute (NAFI), Peabody, Mass., $49,196.

• The Reduce the Juice Project, Newmarket, Ontario, $58,135.

• Young Men’s Christian Association of Metropolitan Milwaukee, $47,338.

• Youth Co-op, Miami, $30,000.

• Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, Bronx, N.Y., $25,000.