2009 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 $179,480)
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.
Burlingame Community for Education Foundation, Burlingame, CA. $1,000 to support music, art, and physical education programs. Board member matching gift.
Chez Panisse Foundation, Berkeley, CA. $7,500 to support the Edible Schoolyard Academy.
Columbia University, New York, NY. $17,500 for a summer fellowship to the Summer Research Program for secondary school science teachers.
Council On Foundations, Washington, DC. $1,480 to support their membership programs that promote and enhance responsible and effective philanthropy.
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. $20,000 to support undergraduate leave-term scientific research.
Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH. $7,000 to support rural clerkships in primary care.
Manhattan Theatre Club, New York, NY. $5,000 to support their education programs.
Meritus College Fund, San Francisco, CA. $5,000 to support their scholarship retention program - Connections.
Roundabout Theater Company, New York, NY. $10,000 to support their education programs.
Security On Campus, King Of Prussia, PA. $15,000 to support expansion of the Safe On Campus Peer Education Program.
Stanford University, Stanford, CA. $20,000 to support the Student Grants Program for undergraduate scientific research.
Yampatika Outdoor Awareness, Steamboat Springs, CO. $10,000 to support the Environmental Learning Center.
University of Nebraska Foundation, Omaha, NE. $20,000 to support scholarships for the 2009-2010 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 minority scholarships and student scientific research for the 2009-2010 school year. Year two of a three-year commitment.