From Corporate Sources
Toshiba America Foundation
1251 Avenue of the Americas
New York, N.Y. 10020
Botany. For the Botany Project, engaging 50 to 60 10th graders in hands-on activity: $4,590 to North Beach High School, Ocean Shores, Wash.
Science. To provide at least 80 students in grades 10-12 the opportunity to perform specialized labs for water samples and to enhance their knowledge about the properties of light: $4,230 to Mount Juliet Senior High School, Mount Juliet, Tenn.
Science. To engage 100 students, grades 7-8, in a hands-on program in life sciences, physics, and earth science: $5,000 to St. Denis School, Yonkers, N.Y.
Science. To improve the science curriculum for 500 students, grades 7-8, by involving them in experiential learning in physical and earth science: $4,680 to Los Primeros Structured School, Camarillo, Calif.
Science and mathematics. To enable 100 students in grades 7-8 to study the earthworm through the application of mathematical concepts and language arts: $4,840 to Friends' Central School, Wynewood, Pa.
Toyota U.S.A. Foundation
19001 South Western Ave.
Torrance, Calif. 90509
Environmental education. To provide scholarships to elementary and middle school children for an environmental-education program: $60,000 to the Teaching KATE (Teaching Kids About the Environment) program, Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.
Environmental education. To support "Leap Into Lakes," an environmental exhibit that teaches children about the importance of fresh water in the web of life: $75,000 to the Madison (Wis.) Children's Museum.
From Private Sources
E-900 First National Bank Building
332 Minnesota St.
St. Paul, Minn. 55101-1387
At-risk youths. For a drug-abuse-prevention program for at-risk youths: $86,112 to Hispanos en Minnesota, St. Paul.
At-risk youths. Toward a new building to serve at-risk youths and their families: $200,000 to Northwest Youth and Family Services, New Brighton, Minn.
Child care. For continued implementation of a statewide training program for care-givers of infants and toddlers: $795,480 to the Minnesota Child Resource and Referral Network, Minneapolis.
Child care. For continued implemetation of a statewide training program for care-givers of infants and toddlers: $687,893 to the North Dakota Department of Human Services, Bismarck.
Children and families. To implement a prostitution-intervention project: $125,000 to Family and Children's Service, Minneapolis, Minn.
Children with disabilities. For a capital campaign to expand a school for children with disabilities: $85,000 to Fraser Community Services, Minneapolis, Minn.
Day care. For a capital campaign for a therapeutic day-care center: $100,000 to Anew Dimension Child Enrichment Center, Minneapolis, Minn.
Juvenile delinquency. To implement the Juvenile Delinquency Recovery Project: $60,512 to the Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Juvenile delinquency. To implement a diversion program for girls in the juvenile-justice system: $90,000 to the Young Women's Christian Association, Minneapolis, Minn.
Renovation. To renovate a Family First Learning Center: $29,950 to Model Cities of St. Paul Inc., St. Paul, Minn.
Science. To support a summer science camp for minority girls: $100,000 to the Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul.
Teen pregnancy. To support a multi-county collaboration to prevent teenage pregnancy: $22,313 to Independent School District #786, Bertha, Minn.
Television. To assist with marketing for KSMQ-TV: $6,800 to Independent School District #492, Austin, Minn.
Youth services. For a capital campaign for a school and therapeutic-recreation building: $125,000 to the Children's Home Society of South Dakota, Sioux Falls.
Youth services. To hire additional staff members in two group homes for runaway youths: $19,800 to Charles Hall Youth Services, Bismarck, N.D.
Carnegie Corporation of New York
437 Madison Ave.
New York, N.Y 10022
Adolescent development. For media education projects on adolescent development and minority children's health: $48,000 to the Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York City.
Adolescent preventive services. To provide training that will offer clinical preventive services in school-based health centers: $406,700 (over two years) to the American Medical Association, Chicago, Ill.
Child care. For the dissemination of research on child care and on work and family issues: $200,000 to Families and Work Institute, New York City.
Child care. For support for reviewing the status of child care in every state: $200,000 to National Center for the Early Childhood Work Force, Washington, D.C.
Community involvement. Toward a project to promote effective parental and community invovlement in improving middle schools: $400,000 (over two years) to the Texas Interfaith Education Fund, Austin, Tex.
Community involvement. To support a project that aims to mobilize the public and private sectors toward reversing the decline of poor neighboorhoods in Austin: $300,000 to the Austin Project, Austin, Tex.
Early childhood. For a research network to evaluate an early-childhood intervention and family-support program: $250,000 (over two years) to the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse, Chicago, Ill.
Early childhood. For the evaluation of an initiative to integrate general and special education in the early elementary grades: $200,000 to the Fund for New York City Public Education, New York City.
Education reform. For assistance to states in implementing national goals for education: $600,000 (over two years) to the National Governors' Association Center for Policy Research, Washington, D.C.
Education reform. To implement the report of the Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce: $600,000 (over two years) to the National Center on Education and the Economy, Washington, D.C.
Education reform. For the dissemination of community-based education models for Hispanic students and adults: $300,000 (over two years) to the National Council of La Raza, Los Angeles, Calif.
Education reform. For a study of federal education policy for disadvantaged children: $149,500 to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Families and schools. For a seminar on the role of schools in providing services to families: $50,000 to Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City.
Research. To support the study of the effects of crime on an after-school youth-serving program: $50,000 to LINC, Alexandria, Va.
Science. Toward a program in engineering, science, and mathematics on the elementary level at predominantly minority public schools: $260,200 to the Southeastern Consortium for Minorities in Engineering, Atlanta, Ga.
Teachers. For a commission on teacher development: $400,000 (over two years) to Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City.
Violence. To support a center for the study and prevention of violence: $700,000 (over two years) to the University of Colorado Foundation, Boulder, Colo.
Violence. For production of television programs on youth violence: $300,000 to Public Affairs Television, New York City.
Youth service. Toward a project integrating youth service into the middle school curriculum: $405,000 (over two years) to the Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, Calif.
DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund
261 Madison Ave., 24th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10016
School partnerships. To spread a model university-community-school partnership program to other cities: $1 million (over three years) to the University of Pennslyvania, Philadephia.
320 East 43rd St.
New York, N.Y. 10017
At-risk students. For the Queens Urban Partnership Program, which helps at-risk students succeed in the borough's schools: $130,000 to City University of New York, New York City.
Child care. For activities to improve center-based child-care providers' access to financing in the private sector: $150,000 to the Center for Policy Alternatives, Washington, D.C.
Child care. For technical assistance to, and monitoring of, local child-care resource and referral agencies, for hosting AmeriCorp members, and for support and training for the participating AmeriCorp members: $135,300 to the National Association of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies, Washington, D.C.
Child care. To supplement a study of the out-of-school care arrangements of current and former Head Start children: $132,000 to Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass.
Children and families. For a survey of state legislators' views on selected child and family issues: $25,000 to the State Legislative Leaders Foundation, Centerville, Mass.
Children and families. To address the needs of African-American and Latino families in the coalition's family-support and parent-education programs: $261,000 to the Family Resource Coalition, Chicago, Ill.
Children and families. For the educational and dissemination activities of the academy's Board on Children and Families: $200,000 to the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
Collaboration. To study the feasibility of collaboration between the Home Instruction Program and the Parents as Teachers program: $48,000 to Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters, New York City, and $46,000 to the Parents as Teachers National Program, St. Louis, Mo.
Disadvantaged students. For the evaluation of the Urban Partnership Program, which helps schools and colleges help disadvantaged students enter and succeed in college: $300,000 (over two years) to Arizona State University, Phoenix.
Early learning. To examine the process of integrating the Minnesota Early Learning Design program with home-visiting programs: $75,000 to the M.E.L.D., Minneapolis.
Foundation support. For membership in "Grantmakers for Children, Youth, and Families,": $15,000 to the Council on Foundations, Washington, D.C.
Mathematics. For Equity 2000, a program that makes college-preparatory math available to minority youths: $750,000 to the College Board, New York City.
New teachers. To continue a minority-teacher-recruiting campaign: $300,000 to Recruiting New Teachers, Belmont, Mass.
School reform. For the Denver Network's school-reform efforts: $130,000 to the Community College of Denver (Colo.).
School reform. For the Houston Network's school-reform project in the city's predominantly Hispanic east end: $130,000 to the Houston (Tex.) Community College System.
School reform. For the Education Reform Project, which seeks to use the courts to insure an equitable public education for all the nation's children: $75,000 to the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, New York City.
School reform. For project planning to address the needs of underserved children in the education-reform movement: $75,000 to the National Coalition of Advocates for Students, Boston, Mass.
Teacher education. For the Ford Foundation teacher scholars' program of the Georgia Consortium for Minority Education: $382,600 to Spelman College, Atlanta, Ga.
Teacher education. To convene public-policy forums on minority teacher education and to complete a survey of minority enrollment in teacher education: $166,500 (over 30 months) to the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, D.C.
Teacher recruitment. For a joint evaluation, with the DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund, of minority-teacher recruitment: $498,000 (over five years) to the Urban Institute, Washington, D.C.
Youth services. To produce and promote the film "Street Soldiers," a documentary based on the work of the San Francisco-based Omega Boys Club: $350,000 to New Image Productions, Berkeley, Calif.
Youth services. To establish a reserve against possible losses and to provide technical assistance for housing projects of local Youthbuild organizations: $200,000 to Youthbuild U.S.A., Sommerville, Mass.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
4000 Jones Bridge Rd.
Chevy Chase, Md. 20815-6789
Intern program. For program helping students and teachers in Montgomery County, Md., learn about advances in life sciences: $490,000 (over four years) to the Montgomery County Public Schools Student and Teacher Intern Program, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
Research. To continue a summer research-fellowship program that serves about 35 metropolitan-area high school students: $400,000 (over four years) to the National Institues of Health, Bethesda, Md.
Summer program. To support a summer biotechnology camp for middle school girls: $20,000 to the Edison Career Center, Wheaton, Md.
Vol. 14, Issue 26