September 24, 1997 3 min read

From Private Sources

The Meadows Foundation
3003 Swiss Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75204-6090

The foundation has granted $5,000 each to the following Texas schools for their student community-service projects.

Arlington Heights High School, Fort Worth Independent School District; Education and Social Services Magnet at Townview, Dallas Independent School District; Garland High School, Garland Independent School District; Greenhill School, Dallas; Irving High School, Irving Independent School District; Lakehill Preparatory School, Dallas; Multiple Careers Magnet Center, Dallas Independent School District; Nimitz High School, Irving Independent School District; PASS Learning Center, Weatherford Independent School District; Poteet High School, Mesquite Independent School District; and Venture High School, Arlington Independent School District.

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

Children and families. For continued support of the Native American Children and Family Services Training Institute: $100,000 to Sitting Bull College, Fort Yates, N.D.

Children and families. To evaluate a community-based grantmaking initiative to improve the lives of children and families: $159,670.

Early childhood. To help complete a capital campaign: $50,000 to the Early Childhood Resource Center, Minneapolis, Minn.

Parental involvement. To support parent involvement in the education of secondary school children: $25,000 to the Minnesota Hispanic Education Program Inc., St. Paul, Minn.

Youths. For continued support of mental-health services for disadvantaged youths: $100,000 to Face to Face Health and Counseling Service Inc., St. Paul, Minn.

Youths. To renovate two Boys Club buildings: $200,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minn.

Youths. To buy and renovate an educational center for young children and their parents: $235,000 to Little Earth Residents Association Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.

Youths. To expand a program for Native American youths: $15,000 to Miikana Bimaadiziwin Inc., Virginia, Minn.

Youths. To purchase and renovate a building for Project Offstreets: $235,000 to the Minneapolis Youth Diversion Program, Minneapolis, Minn.

Youths. To build a gymnasium for youths in residential treatment: $100,000 to the St. James Home of Duluth Inc., Duluth, Minn.

Youths. To replicate the Boys’ Town Basic Social Skills program for troubled youths: $32,120 to Charles Hall Youth Services, Bismarck, N.D.

From Corporate Sources

Toshiba America Foundation
126 E. 56th St.
New York, NY 10022

Environment. For 150 students to work in teams conducting a field study of a local river: $2,670 to Ben Lomond High School, Ogden, Utah.

Mathematics. To allow 55 students with learning disabilities to engage in a math program that uses community resources to teach math concepts and apply them to daily living: $700 to the Madonna School, Omaha, Neb.

Mathematics. To enable 100 students to use algebra to analyze data and assist in daily problem-solving: $5,000 to Hamden High School, Hamden, Conn.

Science. To allow 62 students to investigate human anatomy in laboratory sessions, small-group activities, 3-D demonstrations, and a science fair: $2,100 to Christ the King Regional School, Haddonfield, N.J.

Science. To enable 48 regional teams to participate in the ExploraVision Awards program: $50,000 to the National Science Teachers’ Association, Arlington, Va.

Science. For 100 students to gain training and expertise in performing genetic-biotechnology experiments and exploring the societal dilemmas arising from recent breakthroughs in the field: $5,000 to Central Senior High School, Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Weather. To enable 920 students to study the dynamics of weather and apply common themes that connect math, science and technology: $5,000 to Lewiston-Porter Central School, Youngstown, N.Y.