From Private Sources
Carnegie Corporation of New York, 437 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022
- Toward a consortium on adolescent-pregnancy prevention in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia: $25,000 to the Governor's Council on Adolescent Pregnancy, Baltimore, Md.
Children and adolescents.
- Toward a meeting of community leaders working to prevent violence against children and youths: $25,000 to the Children's Defense Fund, Washington, D.C.
Children and families.
- For the production and dissemination in the South of media
packets on public-policy issues affecting children and families:
$180,000 to the American Forum, Washington, D.C.
- Toward a study of the federal earned-income tax credit for
low-income working families with children: $25,000 to the American
Tax Policy Institute, Washington, D.C.
- Toward a national child- and family-health-policy consortium:
$25,000 to the University of California, Los Angeles.
- Toward a project to improve supports and services for children
and families through education and human-service reforms: $300,000 to
the Center for the Study of Social Policy, Washington,
- Toward media strategies for child and family issues: $25,000 to
the Communications Consortium Media Center, Washington,
- Toward planning for the Board on Children and Families: $150,000 to the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
- Toward national expansion of its school-based citizen-education and voter-registration program: $200,000 to People For the American Way Inc., Washington, D.C.
- Toward a series of policy seminars on at-risk children and
youths: $180,000 to George Washington University, Washington,
- For planning a high-quality expansion of the Head Start program:
$50,000 to the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
- For advocacy and public education about the Head Start program:
$170,000 to the Children's Defense Fund, Washington, D.C.
- Toward the National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development: $450,000 to the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, D.C.
- Toward support of the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and
Support Consortium: $437,000 to the Council of Chief State School
Officers, Washington, D.C.
- Toward assistance to states in implementing national goals for
education in the 1990's: $475,000 to the National Governors'
Association Center for Policy Research, Washington, D.C.
- For research on education reform and teacher-development policy
and pratice: $475,000 to Rutgers University, New Brunswick,
- For an assessment of school-based management: $241,000 to the
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
- For research and writing on teacher organizations and school performance: $308,000 to the University of Texas, Austin, Tex.
- Toward a project to provide standards-based professional development for middle school mathematics teachers using advanced communications technology: $400,000 to the Public Broadcasting Service, Alexandria, Va.
- To support intensive work in the reform of curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and in the integration of health and education for young adolescents, grants to the following states: Arkansas: $190,000; California: $360,000; Colorado: $190,000; Connecticut: $360,000; Delaware: $260,000; Illinois: $360,000; Maryland: $190,000; Massachusetts: $360,000; New Mexico: $260,000; New York: $260,000; North Dakota: $260,000; Rhode Island: $260,000; South Carolina: $360,000; Texas: $190,000; Vermont: $360,000.
Native American education.
- For legal support of Native American education rights: $300,000 to the Native American Rights Fund, Boulder, Colo.
Science and mathematics.
- For technical assistance to states to insure equity in science-
and mathematics-education reform: $234,000 to the American
Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington,
- Toward a precollege program to improve student achievement in mathematics and science: $310,000 to Jackson State University, Jackson, Miss.
- Toward a project to create best-practice standards for
youth-serving organizations: $120,000 (15 months) to the Academy for
Educational Development, Washington, D.C.
- Toward technical assistance by the staff of the National Network
of Violence Prevention Practitioners and Evaluators: $57,000 to the
Education Development Center Inc., Newton, Mass.
- Toward a study of preventing unintended and high-risk pregnancy: $210,000 to the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
Edward E. Ford Foundation, 199 Wickenden St., Providence, R.I. 02903
- To establish an endowment to support a minority teaching-internship program and minority teacher development and salaries: $50,000 (challenge grant) to the Greensboro (N.C.) Day School.
The James Irvine Foundation, 1 Market Plaza, Spear Street Tower, Suite 1715, San Francisco, Calif. 94105
- To the National Center for Children in Poverty to support the placement of fellows in Los Angeles and Oakland: $100,000 to Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
Children and youths.
- Toward the development of the Raising Youth Expectations program
and for facility improvements: $300,000 to the Salvation
Army/Southern California Division, Los Angeles, Calif.
- Toward the Middle School Club program: $225,000 to the Woodcraft
Rangers, Los Angeles, Calif.
- Toward project-management and operations consultant(s): $200,000
to Boys Club of Challengers, Los Angeles, Calif.
- Toward the Camp Fire City Kids project: $200,000 to Camp
Fire/Alameda/Contra Costa Council, Oakland, Calif.
- Toward the creation of a statewide network of organizations for
year-round support of youth-leadership development: $150,000 to
Encampment for Citizenship, Berkeley, Calif.
- Toward the Clinton Kids Club project: $150,000 to Girls Club of
Garden Grove Inc., Garden Grove, Calif.
- Toward the Center for Talented Youth's educational-enrichment
program for 10 high schools in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los
Angeles: $150,000 to Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore,
- Toward the construction of a new facility: $100,000 to Boys Club
of Venice, Venice, Calif.
- To support fellowship programs in Los Angeles and San Diego:
$100,000 to the Eureka Foundation, Washington, D.C.
- In support of the Summer Jobs Program and toward the salary of a
full-time program director: $100,000 to the Youth Job Awareness
Project, Los Angeles, Calif.
- Toward replicating a gang-prevention program at five parish sites
in Stockton: $75,000 to the Catholic Charities of the Roman Catholic
Diocese of Stockton, Calif.
- To complete a longitudinal study of Future Leaders participants:
$40,000 to the Future Leaders of America Inc., Oxnard,
- To initiate a diversification project for staffs, boards of
directors, and volunteer pools for CASA programs in California:
$30,000 to the California Court Appointed Special Advocate
Association, San Francisco, Calif.
- To support "An Income of Her Own'' conference in Los Angeles and
follow-up activities with teen participants: $30,000 to the Tides
Foundation, San Jose, Calif.
- For the summer-youth project to enhance summer programs serving low-income San Francisco Bay-area children and youths: $10,000 to Northern California Grantmakers, San Francisco, Calif.
- Toward the San Diego Children's Initiative: $75,000 to the United Way of San Diego County, San Diego, Calif.
- To support the planning year for the Drew Child-Community
Antiviolence and Wellness Coalition: $75,000 to the Drew Child
Development Corporation Inc., Los Angeles, Calif.
- To support the planning year for the Fresno Youth Violence
Prevention Network: $75,000 to Radio Bilingue Inc., Fresno,
- To support the planning year for the Violence Prevention Project: $75,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Stockton Inc., Stockton, Calif.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation, 1 Michigan Ave. East, Battle Creek, Mich. 49017-4058
- To help communities and networks of agencies improve child-placement systems, services, and policies, $100,000 planning grants to each of the following organizations (10 will be chosen next year for fully funded project implementation): Arizona Children's Home Association, Tucson, Ariz.; Colorado Department of Social Services, Denver, Colo.; Commission on Social Services, Washington, D.C.; Children's Bureau of Indianapolis, Ind.; The Villages Inc., Topeka, Kan.; Louisiana Department of Social Services, Baton Rouge.
Also: Children's Bureau of Roxbury, Mass.; United Community Services of Metropolitan Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Douglass Community Center/United Way, Kalamazoo, Mich.; Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Human Services Coordinating Council, Battle Creek, Mich.; Oakland County Human Services Department, Pontiac, Mich.; Mississippi Children's Home Society and Family Service Association, Jackson, Miss.; Montana Post-Adoption Center, Helena, Mont.; New York Department of Social Services, Albany, N.Y.; Office of the Governor, Columbus, Ohio; South Carolina Department of Social Services/South Carolina United Way, Columbia, S.C.; Children's Home Society, Seattle, Wash.
The Milwaukee Foundation, 1020 North Broadway, Milwaukee, Wis. 53202
- For the construction of a new facility for Bruce Guadalupe Community School: $15,000 to United Community Center, Milwaukee, Wis.
- To add a community-outreach component to introduce dance to area schools in conjunction with a PBS special entitled "Dancing'': $8,000 to Channel 10/36 Friends.
Parents and students.
- To increase parental involvement and student achievement in selected Milwaukee public schools: $15,000 to the Greater Milwaukee Education Trust.
- For "The Word Series,'' a competition involving 29 Milwaukee middle schools: $5,000 to the Greater Milwaukee Committee.
The Pew Charitable Trusts, 1 Commerce Square, 2005 Market St., Suite 1700, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103-7017
- For the National Youth Apprenticeship Initiative: $1,500,000 (over three years) to Jobs for the Future Inc., Cambridge, Mass.
- In support of Phase II of the Leadership of School Reform
project: $450,000 (over four years) to the Community Training and
Assistance Center, Boston, Mass.
- To underwrite the production of 16 televised special reports on
education in America: $300,000 (over two years) to the ETV Endowment
of South Carolina Inc., Spartanburg, S.C.
- In support of the National Alliance for Restructuring Education:
$1,900,000 (over two years) to the National Center on Education and
the Economy, Rochester, N.Y.
- In support of an evaluation of the education program's
restructuring grants: $72,500 (over 16 months) to the OMG Center for
Institutional Learning, Philadelphia, Pa.
- For the Pennsylvania Education Policy Studies: $300,000 (over
three years) to the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh,
- For the Program on Reinventing Public Education: $200,000 (over three years) to the University of Washington Foundation, Seattle, Wash.
Jessie Ball DuPont Fund, First Union Bank Tower, 225 Water St., Suite 1200, Jacksonville, Fla. 32202-5176
Children and youths.
- To support the "Make It Happen'' gang and violence-prevention
program: $95,000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida,
- To build self-esteem and leadership skills among residents:
$14,378 to Boys' Home, Covington, Va.
- To support the "Teaching Troubled Adolescents To Read'' program:
$60,000 to Father Flanagan's Boys Home, Boys Home, Neb.
- To support the youth music program: $80,000 (matching grant) to
the Jacksonville (Fla.) Symphony.
- To address the needs of language-deficient students: $200,000 to
the Mountain Mission School, Grundy, Va.
- To support an after-school tutorial program: $18,246 to the New
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Post St. Joe, Fla.
- To support the James Farmer Scholars Program: $52,000 to Mary
Washington College, Fredericksburg, Va.
- To support the Gulf County College Counseling Project: $20,000 to
Rollins College, Winter Park, Fla.
- To support an extension of the summer-scholars program: $7,500 to the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.
From Corporate Sources
The Hitachi Foundation, 1509 22nd St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037
Equity and diversity.
- To help teachers build positive, inclusive classrooms, expand their repertoire of instructional strategies that meet the different educational needs of students, and provide leadership in their schools and districts on issues of educational equity: $109,500 (over three years) to "Building Bridges,'' a collaborative project between the International Studies Education Project at San Diego State University and participating elementary and junior high schools in the city and county of San Diego, Calif.
Native American children.
- To establish the Self-Help Learning Center, for building a cadre of people to promote positive social change from within American Indian communities: $175,000 (over three years) to Futures for Children, Albuquerque, N.M.
Toshiba America Foundation, 1251 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y. 10020
- For a hands-on mathematics project for 410 9th- and 10th-grade
at-risk students: $4,840 to Huntington Park (Calif.) High
- To address the needs of at-risk 8th-grade mathematics students:
$5,000 to Walter J. Baird Middle School, Lebanon, Tenn.
- To benefit 200 at-risk 10th graders participating in the
Technical Algebra Project: $5,000 to Cypress-Fairbanks Independent
School District, Houston, Tex.
- To enable more than 200 6th, 7th, and 8th graders to benefit from the use of hands-on materials in mathematics: $4,300 to the St. Irenaeus Parish School, Cypress, Calif.
- To benefit approximately 100 gifted and dyslexic 7th to 12th graders who will participate in the "Hands-On Life and Physical Science Project'': $4,000 to ASSETS School, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Science and mathematics.
- To enhance the study of algebra, trigonometry, math analysis,
calculus, and physical science for approximately 500 students through
the use of calculators: $2,720 to Eastside Catholic High School,
- To implement the "Performance Assessment Using Graphics Calculators'' project: $3,990 to Colby (Kan.) High School.
- To benefit 400 7th and 8th graders participating in the "Using Video Disk Technology to Enhance STS Interactive Teaching'' project: $4,870 to Nyack (N.Y.) Middle School.
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