2004 Education Grants

Grants in this area are focused primarily on improving higher educational opportunities for minority students.  Additionally, the Foundation supports medical training in the areas of rural practice and humanism.  The Foundation also continues to be involved in early childhood development programs through the expansion of the Raising A Reader® program to underserved populations.  (Total grants $210.1K)

American Indian College Fund, Denver, CO.  $20,000 to support scholarships at the tribal colleges.

Arnold P. Gold Foundation, Englewood, NJ.  $20,000 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 Board member matching gift.

Children’s Storefront, New York, NY.  $15,000 to support academic programs for the 2003-2004 school year.

Council On Foundations, Washington, DC.  $1,255 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 2004-2005 school year. 

Dzilth Na O Dith Hle School, Bloomfield, NM.  $5,200 to support implementation of the Raising A Reader program in two classrooms plus training.

El Camino Youth Symphony, Palo Alto, CA.  $1,000 to support general operating activities of the Symphony, which offers advanced music learning and performance opportunities to many local young musicians.

JLS Middle School PTA, Palo Alto, CA.  $3,895 to purchase a new, safer, high jump system for the school.

Peninsula Community Foundation, San Mateo, CA.  $10,000 to support the Community Foundation’s Teacher’s Fund.

Ronald McDonald House Charities, San Francisco, CA.  $5,000 to support the Keep Music Alive In Our Schools program for San Mateo County.

Roosevelt School, Burlingame, CA.  $8,000 to support the cost of a school counselor for the 2004/2005 school year.

Roundabout Theater Company, New York, NY.  $10,000 to support their education programs.

Security On Campus, King Of Prussia, PA.  $1,500 support the organization’s efforts to make college campuses safer for students.

Stanford University, Stanford, CA.  $20,000 to support a minority tuition scholarship for the 2004-2005 school year.

Steamboat Springs School District, Steamboat Springs, CO.  $8,250 to support the Elementary School Spanish program.

University of Nebraska Foundation, Omaha, NE.  $20,000 to support scholarships for the 2004-2005 school year in the Accelerated Family Practice Residency Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. 

University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA.  $20,000 to support four minority scholarships for the 2004-2005 school year.  This is the third year of a four-year, $80,000 commitment.

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.  $20,000 to support a minority tuition scholarship for the 2004-2005 school year.  This is the third year of a four-year, $80,000 commitment.

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