From Private Sources
The Bush Foundation E-900 First National Bank Building 332 Minnesota St. St. Paul, Minn. 55101-1387
Arts and humanities. To develop a play for teenage audiences about the prevention of sexual harassment: $50,000 to the Illusion Theater and School Inc., Mineapolis, Minn.
Health. For a pilot program to coordinate health and social services for children: $61,000 to Multi-County Nursing Service, Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Human services. To expand a community-service-learning program for adolescents: $60,000 to Resource Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.
Human services. To renovate the Lake Oahe Group Home for abused adolescents: $55,650 to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Fort Yates, N.D.
Human services. To develop an African-American youth-leadership and job-readiness program: $50,000 to the Survival Skills Institute Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.
Parent involvement. To support a parent-involvement program to encourage children's success in school: $17,500 to the Minnesota Hispanic Education Program Inc., St. Paul, Minn.
The Commonwealth Fund Harkness House One East 75th St. New York, N.Y. 10021-2692
Drug prevention. To analyze the effect of the public-advertising campaign on drug prevention on younsters ages 5-15, and also to air new messages aimed at encouraging communities to provide positive alternatives to drug use and drug dealing: $400,000 to the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, New York City.
Youth mentoring. To support a national program that assists 15 major teaching hospitals in helping middle school students achieve in school and gain career skills: $196,000 to the Johns Hopkins Hospital Youth Mentoring Program, Baltimore, Md.
School-to-work. To support a school-to-work transition program designed to provide youths with the social support and educational stimulus to stay in school, graduate, and enter the workplace: $75,696 to the Greater Southeast Community Hospital School-to-Work Transition Program, Washington, D.C.
Pew Charitable Trusts 2005 Market St., Suite 1700 Philadelphia, Pa. 19103-7017
Conservation. To support development and implementation of the "Go Wild for Wildlife" campaign: $500,000 to the American Conservation Association Inc. in collaboration with the Earth Force Alliance, New York City.
History. To support production of a pilot program for "Old News Network," a television series on American history for children; prepare prototypes of educational materials; conduct evaluations; and research and write scripts: $200,000 to Designs for Learning, New York City.
Science. To engage in a collaborative effort to increase family science learning in regional museums, with an emphasis on participation by community partners: $997,000 (over three years) to the Philadephia-Camden Informal Science Education Collaborative, Zoological Society of Philadelphia, Philadephia, Pa.
Summer programs. In support of summer-program food costs for children from low-income families: $63,000 (over two years) to the Children's Country Week Association, Downingtown, Pa.
From Corporate Sources
Toshiba America Foundation 1251 Avenue of the Americas New York, N.Y. 10020
Chemistry. To enable 50 to 70 chemistry students to participate in the Biotechnology Project, in which students will explore the principles and applications of recombinant DNA: $3,950 to Chadron High School, Chadron, Neb.
Mathematics. To implement the Fine Art of Math Project, which will integrate general mathematics and science with art and art history for approxiamately 210 students: $4,980 to Quartz Hill High School, Quartz Hill, Calif.
Science. To allow 70 students to benefit from the Enhanced Electricity/Electronics Unit, which emphasizes study of electrostatics, Coulomb's Law, transistors, and resistors through building and testing a simple AM radio: $4,775 to Bell High School, Bell, Calif.
Science. To implement the Target Science Project, which will enable approximately 160 7th and 8th graders to conduct experiments in physical, biological, and technological sciences and CD-ROM science programs: $4,995 to San Onofre School, San Clemente, Calif.
From Federal Sources
U.S. Education Department 400 Maryland Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20024
The department recently awarded grants to teachers in 16 states to support the new school-level projects of the department's Schools and Teachers Program. The program is designed to offer enrichment activities to elementary and secondary teachers and principals to upgrade their status as professional educators and help improve student learning. The projects are conducted at individual schools or with a consortium of schools and are managed by a full-time teacher or administrator. The projects run from one to three years with awards ranging from $42,130 to $125,000. The recipients are listed below:
Alabama. Tuscaloosa City Schools, Tuscaloosa: $66,881. Arizona. Creighton Elementary School District #14, Phoenix: $78,840. Colorado. Sheridan School District #2, Denver: $51,835. Connecticut. Hartford Public Schools, Hartford: $79,968. Florida. School Board of Broward County, Fort Lauderdale: $113,460; School District of Lee County, Fort Myers: $196,243; School Board of Brevard County, Melbourne: $95,000; School Board of Dade County, Miami: $42,130.
Massachusetts. Boston Public Schools, Boston: $125,000; Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge: $88,393; Salem Public Schools, Salem: $55,390; Springfield Public Schools, Springfield: $50,653. Michigan. Flint School District, Flint: $52,892. Mississippi. Natchez-Adams School District, Natchez: $67,335. Hinds County School District, Raymond: $125,000. Missouri. Webster Groves School District, Webster Groves: $106,096. New York. Yonkers City School District, Yonkers: $117,903.
Oregon. Beaverton School District #48J, Beaverton: $48,003. Pennsylvania. School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia: $124,734. Tennessee. Dyer County Board of Education, Dyersburg: $49,990. Texas. Hallsville Independent School District, Hallsville: $49,625. Virginia. Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax: $105,538. Washington. Pullman School District #267, Pullman: $79,713; Bethel School District, Spanaway: $42,762.
Vol. 14, Issue 11