1999 Education Grants
Grants in this area are focused primarily on improving educational opportunities for minority students from elementary school through college. Additionally, the Foundation supports medical training in the areas of rural practice and humanism and also supports adult continuing education. (Total grants $199K)
American Indian College Fund, Denver, CO. $10,000 to support scholarships at the tribal colleges.
Arnold P. Gold Foundation, Englewood, NJ. $15,000 to support Student Summer Research Fellowships studying community health issues from a humanistic perspective.
Children’s Storefront, New York, NY. $25,000 to support the ongoing mission of this innovative, tuition-free elementary and middle school in Harlem.
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. $20,000 to support a minority scholarship for the 1999-2000 school year. This is the second year of a three-year, $60,000 commitment.
New York Public Library, New York, NY. $15,000 to support the Lifelong Learning Collections in the branch libraries.
St. Aloysius School, New York, NY. $10,500 to support three scholarships to the school. St. Aloysius is a Jesuit based school in Harlem providing programs from pre-school through middle school.
Stanford University, Stanford, CA. $23,058 to support a minority tuition scholarship for the 1999-2000 school year. This is the second year of a three-year commitment to fund the annual tuition.
United Negro College Fund, New York, NY. $15,000 to support the 1999-2000 annual campaign.
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, NE. $25,000 via the University of Nebraska Foundation, to support two scholarships in the Accelerated Family Practice Residency Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. This is the first year of a four-year, $100,000 commitment. The goal of this program is to identify and prepare more doctors interested in practicing rural medicine.
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA. $20,000 to support four minority scholarships for the 1999-2000 school year. This is the second year of a four-year, $80,000 commitment.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. $20,621 to support a minority tuition scholarship for the 1999-2000 school year. This is the second year of a four-year commitment to fund the annual tuition.