Published Online: February 19, 1997

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Bush Foundation E-900 First National Bank Bldg. 332 Minnesota St. St. Paul, Minn. 55101-1387

Children. To develop a service model that integrates mental-health and social services for children: $17,500 to the Washburn Child Guidance Center, Minneapolis, Minn.

Children. For continued support of the Kids Plus program: $120,000 to the Northland Foundation, Duluth, Minn.

Children. To support the programs of the Minnesota office: $75,000 to the Children's Defense Fund, St. Paul.

Children. To start the Foster Advocacy Project: $135,000 to the Children's Law Center of Minnesota, St. Paul.

Gay youths. To renovate a youth center for gay and lesbian youths: $40,000 to District 202, Minneapolis, Minn.

Gender equity. To supports girls' participation in the University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program and for financial planning: $22,200 to the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Math and science. Toward the cost of a meeting for Bush Foundation grantees in math and science: $48,000 to the North Valley Vocational and Technology Center, Grafton, N.D.

Mentoring. To expand the Big Brother/Big Sister program: $54,000 to the Village Family Service Center, Fargo, N.D.

Teaching. To plan programs and financing for the North Dakota network of teacher training centers: $20,000 to the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Teaching. To support the Minnesota Institute for the Advancement of Teaching: $50,000 to the Minnesota Humanities Commission, St. Paul.

Youths. To expand crisis-counseling services for runaway youths: $38,900 to the Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council, Brooklyn Park, Minn.

Youths. For continued support and evaluation of a service-learning program for inner-city youths: $26,022 to Resource Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.

Youths. For transition support for a youth program: $35,000 to Teens Networking Together, St. Paul.

Youths. To support a project for homeless youths: $45,000 to Bridge for Runaway Youth Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.

Youths. For expansion of an inner-city youth and alternative school program: $80,000 to The City Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.

Kellogg Foundation 1 Michigan Ave. E. Battle Creek, Mich.49107

Community. To promote community problem-solving through youth service and volunteerism: $117,000 to the Michigan Community Service Commission, Lansing.

Disadvantaged students. To improve educational programs and learning enviroments for economically disadvantaged middle-grades students: $850,000 to the Academy for Educational Development Inc., Washington, D.C.

Environment. To increase opportunities for youths and the community to contribute to their environment through a recycling project: $272,500 to the Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corp., Detroit, Mich.

Head Start. To expand preschool education through Head Start: $1.2 million to the Community Action Agency of South Central Michigan, Battle Creek.

Middle school. To enhance students' literacy and numeracy skills at Central Middle School: $6,600 to the Saginaw (Mich.) City School District.

Middle school. To enhance students' literacy and numeracy skills at the Detroit Open School: $7,998 to the Detroit (Mich.) Public Schools.

Middle school. To enhance students' literacy and numeracy skills at Dorothy L. Fisher Middle School: $6,979 to the Detroit (Mich.) Public Schools.

Middle school. To enhance students' literacy and numeracy skills at Dwight Rich Middle School: $8,000 to the Lansing (Mich.) School District.

Middle school. To enhance students' literacy and numeracy skills at Hartford Middle School: $8,000 to the Hartford (Mich.) Public Schools.

Middle school. To enhance students' literacy and numeracy skills at John Lee Development Center: $7,858 to the Detroit (Mich.) Public Schools.

Middle school. To enhance students' literacy and numeracy skills at Loren Post Middle School: $8,094 to the Detroit (Mich.) Public Schools.

Middle school. To enhance students' literacy and numeracy skills at Noble Middle School: $8,000 to the Detroit (Mich.) Public Schools.

Middle school. To enhance students' literacy and numeracy skills at Ruddiman Middle School: $8,000 to the Detroit (Mich.) Public Schools.

Native Americans. To expand an intergenerational approach to youth development using contemporary and ancient Native American culture: $1.2 million to the American Indian Institute, Bozeman, Mont.

Native Americans. To promote understanding between American Indian and "mainstream" school-age children through the use of interactive multimedia curricula and other modern technology: $1.5 million to the Nihewan Foundation, Kapaa, Hawaii.

Professional development. To improve the effectiveness of middle school personnel through pre-service and in-service teacher training and a teacher certification program: $499,950 to Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant.

Research. To publish and disseminate the data analyses and lessons learned from the Middle Start Self Study: $99,350 to Phi Delta Kappa Inc., Bloomington, Ind.

School improvement. To effect school improvement that will help middle-grades students at the Dewey Center for Urban Education: $150,000 to the Detroit (Mich.) Public Schools.

Science. To enhance science education for students in grades 4-6 by utilizing the natural environment as a learning laboratory: $21,660 to the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Munising, Mich.

Urban education. To support social, emotional, and academic needs of children in urban Battle Creek, Mich., elementary schools: $136,035 to the Glowing Embers Girl Scout Council, Kalamazoo, Mich.

Writing project. To improve student writing abilities, provide professional development for teachers, and expand teachers' professional roles: $1,000 to Northern Michigan University, Marquette.

Youths. To establish a countywide recreation program for youths: $243,300 to the YMCA of Marquette County, Mich.

Youths. To help sustain development efforts: $10,000 to the Michigan Community Foundations' Youth Project, Grand Haven.

National Education Association 1201 16th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036

The teachers' union has awarded 20 grants of $4,000 each through its Urban Grants Program. The grants help urban school employees support school initiatives. The winning projects and grant recipients for 1996 are listed below by state:

Alabama. To establish a peer-assistance program for high school students: Huntsville Education Association. Alaska. To implement a media campaign to build support for public education: Anchorage Education Association. Colorado. To continue efforts to provide training for teachers, parents, and community members to build confidence in public education: Aurora-Littleton UniServ; to establish a charter high school based on civic-values education: Colorado Springs Education Association. Florida. To establish the Center for Integrating Technology in Education: Escambia Education Association.

Illinois. To expand restructuring efforts: Schaumburg Education Association and Schaumburg Education Employees Organization; to develop training and mentoring programs for new teachers: Springfield Education Association and Decatur Education Association. Iowa. To establish a leadership training program through the creation of the Learning Organization Leadership Institute: Des Moines Education Association. Kansas. To produce a countywide newsletter: Blue Valley, Olathe, and Shawnee Mission National Education Association.

Kentucky. To create a hands-on science project: Jefferson County Teachers Association; to build a log cabin and convert it into a state-of-the-art classroom: Jefferson County Teachers Association. Maine. To improve the community's perception of its public schools: Barnstable Teachers Association. Michigan. To install Project Closeup, a series of school tours and meetings to build public awareness: Saginaw Education Association. Montana. To create Sound Exposure for Quality Education, a partnership with the Montana Education Association and High Plains News Service: Billings Education Association.

New Hampshire. To initiate a program to build a stronger coalition within its education community: Paterson School System. Pennsylvania. To launch a program to control student violence: Chester Upland Education Association. Texas. For a partnership with the Fort Worth Independent School District and community for improved instruction: Fort Worth Education Association. Virginia. To expand efforts to attract students to the teaching profession: Education Association of Norfolk. Washington. To implement a program to develop districtwide standards: Edmonds Education Association.

From Corporate Sources

Toshiba America Foundation 1251 Avenue of the Americas New York, N.Y., 10020

Environment. For 50 middle school students to engage in a investigation of water quality: $1,565 to Friends' Central School, Wynnewood, Pa.

Math. To provide Advanced Placement calculus and physics students with graphing calculators: $800 to Cypress Falls High School, Houston, Texas.

Science. To enhance science education for 725 students in grades 7-9: $2,000 to Warner Junior High School, Xenia, Ohio.

Science. To improve science learning for 3,000 7th and 8th graders: $5,000 to the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Houston, Texas.

Science. To enhance science education for 225 high school students by teaching them how to use microscopes: $4,335 to David Lipscomb High School, Nashville, Tenn.

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