From Private Sources
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation 163 Madison Ave., P.O. Box 1239 Morristown, N.J. 07962-1239
Arts. For a project that brings together teachers, artists, museum educators, and staff members to encourage the integration of the arts into all areas of the curriculum: $20,000 to the Institute for Arts and Humanities Education, New Brunswick, N.J.
Arts. To support efforts to link professional artists and creative educators with classroom teachers who seek innovative approaches to the traditional curriculum: $40,000 to Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program, New York City.
Arts. To establish a pilot music and fine art portfolio-assessment program for 325 K-6 students: $15,000 to the Mine Hill Township board of education, Dover, N.J.
Arts. For renewed support for teachers and principals from New Jersey to attend the 1997 summer institute: $12,500 to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Arts. For a collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Alliance for Arts Education in which students will be able to participate by satellite in Kennedy Center master classes involving world-class artists and teachers: $20,000 to the Prince William Public Schools, Manassas, Va.
Assessment. To support a consortium of New Jersey public schools working to implement authentic assessment: $120,000 to the Center on Learning Assessment and School Structure, Princeton, N.J.
Children. For continued support to serve children and schools with the help of the museum's interactive exhibitions: $15,000 to Jersey Explorer Children's Museum, East Orange, N.J.
Curriculum. To contribute to the first year's development, piloting, and implementation of educational curricula focused on African-American singer-actor Paul Robeson, for middle and high school students in New Brunswick, N.J.: $20,000 to Rutgers University, Piscataway, N.J.
Drama. Toward efforts to support the state's high school drama teachers: $5,500 to the New Jersey Theatre Educators Coalition, Madison, N.J.
Dropout prevention. For state and national dropout-prevention efforts:: $200,000 to Cities in School, Alexandria, Va.
Elementary education. Toward a symposium on the challenges of elementary education: $6,000 to the Princeton Friends School, Princeton, N.J.
Environmental education. For continued support of its global environmental-education program, with the development of a common curriculum and a supportive communications system: $75,000 to the Education Development Center, Newton, Mass.
Environmental education. For a program designed to develop in children a sense of attachment to the natural world: $75,000 to the Orion Society, New York City.
Environmental education. To bring introduce minority youths to New Jersey's forests, wetlands, and marine waters: $45,000 to the Living Classrooms Foundation, Baltimore, Md.
Environmental education. To support a project that provides teachers with an understanding of environmental ethics and its relationship to food production: $20,000 to Rutgers University, Department of Nutrition Sciences, New Brunswick, N.J.
Foreign language. For support of a program that promotes Chinese-language instruction at the precollegiate level: $7,800 to the Secondary School Chinese Language Center, Princeton, N.J.
Geography. Toward work to improve the quality of geography education taught to New Jersey students in grades K-12 by offering training and staff-development activities: $60,000 to the Educational Information and Resource Center, Sewell, N.J.
Gifted children. To provide awards to 141 Presidential Scholars: $155,000 to the American Association for Gifted Children, Durham, N.C.
Learning disabilities. To expand an audiotape textbook and literature lending library for the blind and dyslexic: $35,000 to Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, Princeton, N.J.
Literacy. To finance four kindergarten sites that will use computers to develop the literacy skills needed to begin school: $100,000 to the Waterford Institute, Sandy, Utah.
Literacy. To support efforts to implement the Emergent Literacy Training program for 30 kindergarten and 1st-grade teachers working in Newark, N.J., public schools: $40,000 to the Children's Literacy Initiative, Philadelphia, Pa.
Literacy. To support a family-based reading program: $20,000 to the Newark Literacy Campaign, Newark, N.J.
Parents. To support an initiative designed to improve education through collaborations between schools and parents: $100,000 to the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Parents-as-Partners in Education program, Morristown, N.J.
Principals. For enable 25 Newark, N.J., principals and vice principals pursue self-designed projects aimed at enhancing their skills as instructional leaders: $150,000 to the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Initiative for Newark Principals, Morristown, N.J.
Professional development. For renewed support of a summer institute that trains elementary and secondary school teachers in gender, race, and class issues: $30,000 to the Ridgewood Institute for Professional Development, Ridgewood, N.J.
Public education. To support a project that will help nine schools and school districts design and conduct meetings and outreach efforts targeting parents and other community members: $50,000 to the Public Education Institute, New Brunswick, N.J.
Remediation. For a summer program of internships, programs, and academic support: $35,000 to City on a Hill, Boston, Mass.
Science. Toward a science-adviser program in which practicing scientists visit New Jersey public schools to form partnerships with teachers: $15,000 to the Princeton Chapter of Sigma Xi, Princeton, N.J.
Science. Toward an elementary and middle school science-education program: $50,000 to the Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensburg, N.J.
Service providers. To revitalize and professionalize the work of school-based service providers: $80,000 to Harvard University, Collaborative for School Counseling and Support Services, Cambridge, Mass.
Staff development. For renewed support of a program that links teachers with teachers: $100,000 to the Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, N.J.
Student achievement. For technical and operational support of a program that serves middle school children striving to gain admission to high-quality high schools: $60,000 to Summerbridge National, San Francisco, Calif.
Student achievement. To assist with the final phase of student skills development in a program that prepares able but financially disadvantaged students for entrance to high-quality regional independent schools: $35,000 to New Jersey SEEDS, Highstown, N.J.
Study abroad. For continued support of a study-abroad program: $35,000 to School Year Abroad, Andover, Mass.
Summer school. To help organize summer institutes and also produce a text to be used in high schools and colleges: $30,000 to Friends School, Baltimore, Md.
Teacher recruitment. To support efforts to recruit new college graduates from a variety of disciplines for teaching positions in New Jersey school districts with educator shortages: $75,000 to Teach for America New Jersey, Union, N.J.
Teacher training. To continue to develop the infrastructure needed to expand Foxfire teacher training and to build support systems in New Jersey and the Northeast: $30,000 to Foxfire, Mountain City, Ga.
Teacher training. To promote teaching as a career for talented students, giving master teachers the opportunity to ensure the future and quality of the teaching profession: $104,000 to Celebration of Teaching, Morristown, N.J.
Teachers. For the Woodrow Wilson National Leadership Program for Teachers: $50,000 to the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, N.J.
Teachers. To support a program that offers summer workshops for high school math teachers and instructors of math teachers at schools of education: $35,000 to the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J.
Teachers. To provide grants for 25 K-8 teachers from the southernmost New Jersey counties to pursue educational plans of their own design: $125,000 to the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Summer Educational Opportunity Awards, Morristown, N.J.
Teachers. For continued support for the Choices Teaching Fellows Program, which engages exceptional classroom teachers in a leadership capacity with peers: $70,000 to the Center for Foreign Policy Development, Providence, R.I.
Teachers. To support a program that provides two dozen public elementary school teachers from the local area with hands-on experience in science: $75,000 to the Princeton University Teacher Preparation Program, Princeton, N.J.
Teachers. For partial support of a program that trains teachers to identify and work with children with mild to moderate learning disabilities who have been mainstreamed into standard classrooms: $12,000 to Newgrange School, Trenton, N.J.
Teachers. For renewed support to increase the number of teachers trained at the Summer Population Institute, which links population education with primary and secondary school environmental studies, geography, and other curricula: $40,000 to the Population Reference Bureau Inc., Washington, D.C.
Teachers. To finance 30 Dodge Fellowships, which recognize outstanding educators entering the teaching profession in New Jersey: $50,000 to the New Jersey Department of Education, Trenton, N.J.
Teachers. For a zoo-based teacher-development series of workshops that prepares 4th- and 6th-grade teachers to teach ecological and environmental concepts: $30,000 to the New York Zoological Society/Wildlife Conservative Society, Bronx Zoo, New York City.
Teachers. To support a foundation initiative providing travel grants to New Jersey teachers selected to attend National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars: $35,000 to the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation NEH Fellows, Morristown, N.J.
Technology. To support programs that help Newark, N.J., elementary and high school students, particularly girls and minorities, in learning science, math, and engineering: $45,000 to the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, N.J.
Television programming. Toward a six-hour documentary that will explore the contributions of African-American writers, poets, painters, sculptors, musicians, and dancers: $100,000 to the Civil Rights Project Inc., Boston, Mass.
Urban youths. To continue a coalition that brings urban youths and their teachers to rural and wilderness areas: $35,000 to Project USE, Red Bank, N.J.
Urban education. To support efforts of alumni to serve as mentors to young people in their communities: $70,000 to A Better Chance, Boston, Mass.
Waldorf education. For support of a program that prepares secondary school teachers to teach life science and math at schools reflecting the educational approach of German philosopher Rudolph Steiner: $35,000 to New England Waldorf Teacher Training, Wilton, N.H.
From Corporate Sources
Toshiba America Foundation 1251 Ave. of the Americas New York, N.Y. 10020
Mathematics. To enable 250 9th graders to participate in the Interactive Math Program: $2,230 to Farrington High School, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Mathematics. To enable 200 high school students to explore math by solving and constructing puzzles: $1,730 to Quartz Hill (Calif.) High School.
Mathematics and science. To teach 100 8th graders math and science principles by engaging them in real-life situations through in-school field trips: $3,950 to Gildersleeve Middle School, Newport News, Va.
Mathematics, science, and technology. To improve the learning culture for 650 students by involving them in hands-on activities: $3,500 to Andover (Kan.) Middle School.
Science. To enrich the science program for 60 7th and 8th graders students by engaging them in experiential learning: $2,310 to Holy Family School, San Diego, Calif.
From Federal Sources
National Endowment for the Arts 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. Washington, D.C. 20506
A total of 52 partnership grants under the endowment's Arts in Education program have been awarded to state arts agencies to help make arts a basic part of education for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Each state is listed below along with the grant amount.
Alabama. State Council on the Arts: $45,000. Alaska. State Council on the Arts: $53,000. Arizona. Commission on the Arts: $86,000. Arkansas. Arts Council: $31,800. California. Arts Council: $73,500. Colorado. Council on the Arts: $43,000. Connecticut. Commission on the Arts: $97,500. Delaware. Division of the Arts: $25,700. Florida. Division of Cultural Affairs, Florida Department of State: $42,000. Georgia. Council for the Arts: $42,200. Idaho. Commission of the Arts: $34,000. Illinois. Arts Commission: $56,500. Indiana. Arts Commission: $36,000.
Iowa. Arts Council: $43,000. Kansas. Arts Commission: $68,500. Kentucky. Arts Council: $65,000. Louisiana. Division of the Arts, Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism: $40,500. Maine. Arts Commission: $38,500. Maryland. Arts Council: $39,500. Massachusetts. Cultural Council: $47,000. Michigan. Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs: $49,000. Minnesota. Arts Board: $97,000. Mississippi. Arts Commission: $89,600. Missouri. Council on the Arts: $71,500. Montana. Arts Council: $30,000. Nebraska. Arts Council: $77,000. Nevada. Council on the Arts: $34,000.
New Hampshire. Council on the Arts: $49,600. New Jersey. Council on the Arts: $99,000. New York. Council on the Arts: $93,500. North Carolina. Arts Council: $54,100. North Dakota. Council on the Arts: $36,800. Northern Mariana Islands. Commonwealth Council for the Arts and Culture, Saipan: $11,000. Ohio. Arts Council: $110,000. Oklahoma. Arts Council: $53,000. Oregon. Arts Commission: $43,000.
Pennsylvania. Council on the Arts: $55,500. Puerto Rico. Institute of Puerto Rican Culture: $27,00. Rhode Island. Council on the Arts: $77,000. South Carolina. Arts Commission: $97,500.
South Dakota. Arts Council: $69,000. Tennessee. Arts Commission: $53,500. Texas. Commission on the Arts: $33,000. Utah. Arts Council: $63,000. Vermont. Council on the Arts: $50,800. Virginia. Commission for the Arts: $57,000. Washington. Arts Commission: $52,800. West Virginia. Arts and Humanities Section, West Virginia Division of Culture and History: $24,200. Wisconsin. Arts Board: $39,300. Wyoming. Arts Council: $49,500.