2001 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. The Foundation also supports programs to improve our public schools. (Total grants $247K)
American Indian College Fund, Denver, CO. $25,000 to support scholarships at the tribal colleges.
Arnold P. Gold Foundation, Englewood, NJ. $25,000 to support Student Summer Research Fellowships allowing first year medical students to work with faculty mentors on a variety of community health issues.
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME. $1,000 matching gift towards the alumni fund.
Children’s Storefront, New York, NY. $25,000 in general operating support for the ongoing mission of this innovative, tuition-free elementary and middle school in Harlem.
Council On Foundations, Washington, DC. $2,120 to support their membership programs that promote and enhance responsible and effective philanthropy.
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. $20,000 to support a minority scholarship for the 2001-2002 school year. This is the first year of a three-year, $60,000 commitment.
Peninsula Community Foundation, San Mateo, CA. $15,000 to support the Teacher’s Fund. This fund allows public school teachers, through small grants (less than $5,000), to implement creative projects in their classrooms.
Roundabout Theater Company, New York, NY. $10,000 to support their education programs.
Stanford University, Stanford, CA. $25,000 to support a minority tuition scholarship for the 2001-2002 school year. This is the first year of a two-year, $50,000 commitment.
Union College, Barbourville, KY. $5,000 to support financial aid to students attending the college. A large percentage of the students attending the College come from families whose total income is below the nation’s poverty line. Many of these students are the first generation to graduate from high school and attend college.
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE. $25,000 to support two scholarships for the 2001-2002 school year in the Accelerated Family Practice Residency Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. This is the third 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 2001-2002 school year. This is the final year of a four-year, $80,000 commitment.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. $23,754 to support a minority tuition scholarship for the 2001-2002 school year. This is the final year of a four-year, $88,977 commitment.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA. $25,000 to support a two-year pilot program using first year medical students to increase the flow of future rural physicians. This is the first year of a two-year, $50,000 commitment.