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Our Grantees (2015)

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African Library Project*
Portolla Valley, CA
To support a Ghanian teacher’s attendance at the African Library Project’s partner summit.
$1,500

 

Advancing Local Development through Empowerment and Action (ALDEA)
New York, NY
To support a sanitation project in Cojobal and to support its Volcano Challenge
$27,500

 

All Hands Volunteers*
Mattapoisett, MA
To support earthquake resilient housing for Nepalese families displaced by the 2015 earthquakes.
$15,000

 

Alliance for the Great Lakes
Chicago, IL
To support efforts to understand and oppose crude-oil transportation on the Great Lakes.
$50,000

 

Asante Mariamu Foundation
Arlington, VA
To support the sewing cooperative for women with albinism and mothers of children with albinism.
$20,000

 

Association to Benefit Children*
New York, NY
To provide general operating support
$11,000

 

Birch Creek Music Performance Center
Egg Harbor, WI
To support repair of the Dutton Concert barn and the analysis of upgrading systems on the campus.
$22,000


Boulder Crest Retreat for Veteran and Military Wellness*
Bluemont, VA
To support the overnight and program expenses for Veteran and Family Rest Reconnection stays.
$8,000

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County*
West Palm Beach, FL
To support repairs on buses and passenger vans used to transport children from schools.
$5,000

 

Cardinal Stritch University           
Milwaukee, WI
To support apprenticeships for juniors and seniors to help solicit additional funds for the program.
$40,000

 

Door County Community Foundation*
Sturgeon Bay, WI
To support the research and design of a Community Collaborative Grant program to address issues impacting women and girls.
$1,000

 

FOTOKIDS*
Miami, FL
To support one university scholarship.
$3,000

 

Georgetown University*
To support the McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Global Summer Study Abroad Fund and to provide general operating support.
$11,000

 

Habitat for Humanity International
Atlanta, GA
To support the construction of 10 homes for families in need in Savda Ghevra.
$50,000

 

Kemper Center*
Kenosha, WI
To provide matching funds for the center’s capital campaign for major repairs.
$16,000

 

Lake Forest Symphony
Lake Bluff, IL
To support strategic planning and to support the Sounds of the Season holiday side by side concert.
$33,000

 

Leadership Arlington
Arlington, VA
To support the Leaders Accelerate summit and to support the signature program.
$22,800

 

Lost Boys Rebuilding South Sudan*
Geneva, IL
To support the Literacy at the Well program
$4,000

 

Partner for Surgery
McLean, VA
To support the Cleft Treatment and Prevention Program and George Washington University’s cleft palate research project.
$30,000

 

Salisbury School Horizons
Salisbury, MD
To provide matching funds to support the expansion of the summer program for low-income students in grades 1-8.
$50,000

 

Sandhills Community College
Pinehurst, NC
To support Phase 1 of the Owen Auditorium renovation and to provide infrastructure support and equipment for the Palmer Training Center.
$150,000

 

Save the Children*
Fairfield, CT
To support earthquake relief in Nepal.
$10,000

 

SideWalk
Olympia, WA
To support rapid rehousing.
$25,000

 

Special Operations Warrior Foundation*
Tampa, FL
To support the tutoring program.
$8,000

 

The Child &Family Foundation*
Salisbury, MD
To support the One Year to Empowerment program.
$4,000

 

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America*
Rockville, MD
To support research, education, and support programs.
$8,000


The Miracle Foundation
Austin, TX
To support computer labs and computer education efforts in Indian orphanages and to support college and vocational training scholarships.
$56,200

 

The NEO Fund*
Puyallup, WA
To support board development and the fund’s micro-lending project in India.
$4,000

 

Urban Ecology Center
Milwaukee, WI
To provide general support for three UEC branches.
$50,000


*Discretionary and Special Committee grants – these grants are directed by individual board members or the Special Committee, and therefore may not reflect the funding priorities of the foundation as a whole.