From Federal Sources
National Endowment for the Humanities
1100 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20506
The agency recently awarded 20 grants totaling $622,000 to develop precollegiate models for computer technology use in day-to-day teaching. The aim of the Schools for a New Millennium initiative is to prepare U.S. schools and teachers in educational technology.
Arizona. Arizona State University, Tempe: $31,344.
California. California State University, Fresno: $31,140; Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles: $31,439; San Diego Unified School District, San Diego: $31,500.
Hawaii. University of Hawaii, Honolulu: $31, 452.
Kansas. West Junior High School, Lawrence: $30,356.
Maryland. University of Maryland at College Park, College Park: $29,050. Massachusetts. Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield: $31,500; Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School, Fort Devens: $31,500.
Minnesota. Henry Sibley High School, Mendota Heights: $30,267; Saint Paul Public Schools, Saint Paul: $31,467.
New Hampshire. Souhegan High School, Amherst: $31,345.
New Jersey. West Morris Central High School, Chester: $31,494.
New Mexico. Pueblo of Laguna Department of Education, Laguna: $31,240.
New York. LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City: $31,221.
Tennessee. Memphis City Schools, Memphis: $31,437.
Texas. Rice University, Houston: $31,072.
Washington. Nathan Hale High School, Seattle: $31,500.
Wisconsin. Milwaukee Public Schools, Milwaukee: $31,263; Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning, Milwaukee: $30,583.
From Private Sources
James S. McDonnell Foundation
1034 South Brentwood Blvd., Suite 1850 St. Louis, MO 63117
The foundation recently granted more than $2.8 million toward child development and mind/brain research. The Cognitive Studies for Educational Practice program supports the use of cognitive science to improve educational outcomes.
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio: $580,602 (over four
Oxford University, Oxford, England: $757,649 (over five years).
University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.: $542,988 (over four years).
University of Illinois, Chicago, Ill.: $39,411 (over two years).
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.: $598,509 (over four years).
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.: $284,304 (over three years).
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
One Michigan Ave. East Battle Creek, MI 49017-4058
Counselors. In support of school counseling: $527,950 (over three years) to the Collaborative for Integrated School Services at the Harvard University graduate school of education, Cambridge, Mass.
From State Sources
Chicago Public Schools Bureau of Cultural Arts
1819 W. Pershing Road Chicago, IL 60609
Music education. To help students who lack opportunities to participate in music programs: $250,000 to 106 Chicago public schools.
From Corporate Sources
PO Box 524 Minneapolis, MN 55440-0524
The foundation recently awarded 15 grants totaling $468,500 to the following arts organizations in support of education and outreach programs, capital campaigns, general operating costs, and youth programs.
American Composers Forum, St. Paul, Minn.: $12,500.
Children's Theatre Company, Minneapolis: $35,000.
COMPAS, St. Paul, Minn.: $3,500.
Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis: $55,000.
Intermedia Arts Minnesota, Minneapolis: $7,500.
Jungle Theater, Minneapolis: $30,000.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis: $35,000.
Minnesota Opera, Minneapolis: $87,500.
Mixed Blood Theatre, Minneapolis: $17,500.
Ordway Music Theatre, St. Paul, Minn.: $35,000.
Penumbra Theater, St. Paul, Minn.: $25,000.
Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota, Minneapolis: $10,000.
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul: $50,000.
Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Minneapolis: $15,000.
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis: $50,000.
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