Grants Awarded – First Quarter 2012

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George Gund Foundation

http://www.gundfdn.org/
(216) 241-3114
Cleveland, Ohio

  • Chess for Success Inc.
    Cleveland, Ohio
    -Cleveland Municipal School District chess program.
    $9,000
  • The Cleveland Foundation
    Cleveland, Ohio
    -Portfolio of Excellent Schools Initiative.
    $700,000
  • Literacy Cooperative of Greater Cleveland
    Cleveland, Ohio
    -Program support.
    $200,000
  • Economic Growth Foundation
    Cleveland, Ohio
    -Education research.
    $10,000
  • Council for A Strong America Fight Crime: Invest in Kids
    Powell, Ohio
    -Operation support.
    $45,000
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, Ohio
    -Center for Innovative Practices’ juvenile justice related survey, research and analysis.
    $7,244
    -Schubert Center for Child Development’s work on policy related to juvenile justice reform
    $38,000
  • Advocates for Youth
    Washington, DC
    -Science-based comprehensive sexuality education.
    $55,000
  • Family Planning Association of Northeast Ohio, Inc.
    Painesville, Ohio
    -Teen clinics.
    $50,000 over 2 years.
  • Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
    New York, NY
    -Ohio sexual education initiatives.
    $40,000
  • Shoes and Clothes for Kids Inc.
    Cleveland, Ohio
    -Purchasing and distribution.
    $10,000

 

 

Northwest Area Foundation

http://www.nwaf.org/home.aspx
(651) 224-9635
St. Paul, Minnesota

  • National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders
    -To expand regional partnerships in leadership development and small business strategies.
    $500,000
  • Latino Economic Development Center
    -For its Minnesota Rural Farming and Agricultural Latino Co-op Initiative.
    $250,000
  • Mountain States Group
    -For an initiative to foster green enterprise development and expansion among disadvantaged entrepreneurs, women, minorities, and refugees.
    $125,000
  • Consensus Council, Inc.
    -To support a statewide coalition that advocates for policies to reduce poverty and build prosperity.
    $175,000
  • Minnesota Council of Non-Profits
    -To engage racial justice advocates in tax and budget analysis and to protect anti-poverty programs from state budget cuts.
    $75,000
  • Oregon Center for Public Policy
    -To build the capacity of anti-poverty groups engaged in tax policy debates.
    $50,000
  • Rural Dynamics, Inc.
    -In support of its Family Economic Security Program and several other asset-building services that it offers in rural and reservation communities in Montana and the Dakotas.
    $207,000

 

 

MJ Murdock Charitable Trust

http://www.murdock-trust.org/
(360) 694-8415
Vancouver, WA

  • Boys and Girls Club of Albany
    -New building for teen and athletic programs.
    $250,000
  • Camp Korey
    -Building renovations to serve young people with life altering conditions.
    $147,000
  • Catholic Social Services Center
    Facility purchase and renovation to serve homeless women and children.
    $300,000
  • Children’s Cancer Association
    -MyMusicRX program expansion to serve children and their families.
    $120,000
  • Elevate Oregon
    -New staff and equipment to serve students in East Multnomah County.
    $294,000
  • Evergreen Freedom Foundation
    -Expand leadership program to further civic education.
    $225,000
  • International Justice Mission
    -New staff for national youth education program to end slavery.
    $220,000
  • La Clinica del Valle Family Healthcare Center, Inc.
    -New dental clinic to serve low income families and youth.
    $250,000
  • McKay High School
    -Student molecular biology investigations.
    $7,000
  • Montana Children's Home & Hospital dba Shodair Children's Hospital
    -New facility for family education.
    $225,000
  • Northwest Indian Colleges
    -Campus technology improvements for enhanced, culturally based education.
    $400,000
  • Trillium Family Services, Inc.
    -Old school renovation to enhance services for youth with acute mental illness.
    $250,000
  • Warner Pacific College
    -Urban call to action initiative to serve underrepresented students.
    $414,000
  • Woape, Inc.
    -To provide job skills training for youth.
    $75,000
  • World Forestry Center, Inc.
    -Capital improvements to enhance educational facilities.
    $215,000
  • Young Life
    -Multicultural/urban ministry expansion to serve Tacoma and Seattle youth.
    $240,000