2006 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 supports programs to improve high school science education and college campus student safety.  (Total grants $199,500)

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.

Chez Panisse Foundation, Berkeley, CA.  $8,000 to support the School Lunch Initiative. 

Children’s Storefront, New York, NY.  $5,000 to support the technology program at the school.

Columbia University, New York, NY.  $20,000 for a summer fellowship to the Summer Research Program for secondary school science teachers.

Council On Foundations, Washington, DC.  $1,500 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 2006-2007 school year. 

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.

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

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

Security On Campus, King Of Prussia, PA.  $13,000 to support expansion of the Safe On Campus Peer Education Program. 

Stanford University, Stanford, CA.  $20,000 to support a minority tuition scholarship for the 2006-2007 school year.

Yampa Valley Community Foundation, Steamboat Springs, CO.  $2,500 to support their Teacher's Fund, and $7,500 to support the "Turf It Now" campaign.

University of Nebraska Foundation, Omaha, NE.  $20,000 to support scholarships for the 2006-2007 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 2006-2007 school year.  

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