Grantees 2008

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American Ballroom Theatre Company, New York, NY
To provide scholarship support for the Saturday Ballroom program.

Asian Center of Merrimack Valley, Inc.,
Lawrence, MA
Support for the Family Literacy Program including pre-school and parental literacy components.

Association of Small Foundations, Washington, D.C.
To support the development of materials focusing on strategies to help young children and their families.

Bay Cove Human Services, Inc., Boston, MA
Support for the Small Wonder Music Therapy program for disadvantaged children who face developmental delays. Final installment of a two year grant.

B.E.L.L. Foundation, Dorchester, MA
Support for the B.E.L.L summer program providing academic enrichment for disadvantaged elementary school students.

Belmont Child Care Association, Elmont, NY
Support for the Early Childhood Education for Children of Immigrants program at the Anna House day care center at Belmont Park.

Boston Children’s Chorus, Boston, MA
To support the Choir Program for Children in Greater Boston.

Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Support for the development of a therapeutic and safe space for play, learning and social engagement at the SPARK Center for children with psychosocial challenges and life-threatening illnesses.

Boston Natural Areas Network, Boston, MA
Support for the Student Learning through Urban Gardening (SLUG) program for children in elementary school.

Boys & Girls Harbor, Inc., New York, NY
Support for the Early Childhood Services Program which provides early interventions for preschool children.

Center for Court Innovation, New York, NY
c/o The Fund for the City of New York
Support for the Red Hook Youth Summer Photography Project at the Red Hook Community Justice Center, Brooklyn, NY. Final installment of a three year grant.

Children’s Media Project, Poughkeepsie, NY
To support the After School Radio Program for middle-school children.

The Community Adolescent Resource and Resource Education Center, Inc., Holyoke, MA
To support the Expression Through Arts and Culture program for the benefit of pregnant and parenting teens, and their children. Second part of a three year grant.

Community Servings, Roxbury, MA
To support the Home-Delivered Meals Program for Children and Families.

Community~Word Project, Inc., New York, NY
To support the Multidisciplinary Arts Residency Program which places teaching artists in New York City’s neediest elementary school classrooms.

Congregation Beth El of the Sudbury River Valley,
Sudbury, MA
Support for the youth education program.

Congregation Or Zarua, New York, NY
To support the Or Zarua Hebrew School.

Cottonwood Gulch Foundation, Albuquerque, NM
To support the exploration by its youngest children of the Cibola National Forest.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Support for participation of students from the Noonan Business Academy, Dorchester, MA in the Summer Enrichment at Dartmouth (SEAD) program. Final installment of a three year grant.

Discaled, Inc. dba Mark Morris Dance Group,
Brooklyn, NY
Support for the School Partnership Program providing in-school dance education for elementary school children.

The Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center/Lucy Moses School for Music & Dance
New York, NY
To support Dalcroze in Theory: A New Music Theory Curriculum at the Special Music School.

Family and Community Solutions, Inc.,
Brighton, MA
Support for elementary school based mental health services.

Family Center, Inc., Somerville, MA
To support The Parenting Journey program for isolated and at-risk parents.

Free Arts for Abused Children of New York City
New York, NY
To support the Weekly Mentor program in the creative arts to underserved children 6-14 years of age

Friends of the Children of New York, New York, NY
To support the core program allowing participation in a study examining the impact of paid professional mentors on young children.

Future Leaders Institute Charter School, New York, NY
Support for administrative transitional expenses.

The GreenLight Fund, Cambridge, MA
To support RAISING A READER, MA's early literacy education for pre-school children served by the Cambridge and Tri-Cities (Malden, Medford and Everett)Community Action Program Head Start.

The Guidance Center, Inc., Cambridge, MA
To support research and technology initiatives allowing increased capacity for delivery of services to children.

Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA
To support the First Act educational program for middle school students.

Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville, NY
To support the fourth grade program, Animation: Minds in Motion!

Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston
Newton, MA
To support Magic Ark Metrowest, a new Jewish theatrical arts program series for children living in the Metrowest communities of Greater Boston

Jumpstart for Young Children, Boston MA
To support implementation and evaluation of a new literacy curriculum in Greater Boston partner pre-schools.

Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
To support the K.I.D.S. Art Education program for elementary school students in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn.

League for the Hard of Hearing, New York, NY
To support the Preschool Access to Hearing (PATH) program which provides onsite audiological screenings and diagnostic hearing evaluations for children who fail such screenings at designated preschools and Head Start centers.

Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program, Inc.
New York, NY
Support for expansion of the Active Learning Leads to Literacy (ALLL) program for children in elementary schools.

LEAP Self-Defense, Inc., Cambridge, MA
To support Elementary School Girls’ LEAP Programs that promote the safety and healthy development of girls in under served communities.

Little Missionary’s Day Nursery, Inc., New York, NY
To support weekly music and movement classes for children ages two, three and four.

Long Island Children’s Museum, Garden City, NY
Support for the KICKstart program which provides year-round museum programming for low income elementary grade children and their families.

Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities,
Northampton, MA
To support Family Adventures in Reading a program to bring parents and children together to explore books at their local public library.

Mother Caroline Academy and Education Center,
Dorchester, MA
To support the Academy Enrichment Program for middle school girls providing opportunities for after school programming.

National Braille Press, Boston, MA
To support Read Books! Because Braille Matters which helps families with young blind children to instill a love of reading in those children.

New York Legal Assistance Group, Inc.,
New York, NY
To support the Special Education Unit which provides free legal services for low-income children.

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Medical College of Cornell University,
New York, NY
To fund a study of the effects of rigorous freestyle dance and lifestyle education on children at risk for cardiovascular disease.

New York Road Runners Foundation, Inc.
New York, NY
To support the Mighty Milers program introducing lifelong fitness practices to young children.

Notre Dame High School, Inc., Lawrence, MA
Support for the development of the Student Counseling Program.

Operation Exodus Inner City, New York, NY
To support core program for children, and in particular for food and services provided to younger children and their parents.

Peninsula Public Library, Lawrence, NY
Support for the acquisition of materials and the presentation of programming, for young children.

Piers Park Sailing Center, East Boston, MA
Support for the beginner-only youth summer sailing program for children from low to moderate income households.

The Point Community Development Corporation,
Bronx, NY
To support the arts component of The Point’s After School Arts Residency program.

Queens Botanical Garden Society, Inc.
Flushing, NY
Support for the development of an energy curriculum and to provide transportation incentives for school children. Second part of a two-year grant.

Queens Library Foundation, Jamaica, NY
To support the Family Literacy Program, which provides immigrant caregivers and children across Queens with tools to foster and expand their children’s early literacy development.

RAW Art Works, Lynn, MA
Support for art-therapy based programs for elementary school students.

Reading Reform Foundation of New York,
New York, NY
Support for in-school professional development for teachers.

The Reading Team, Inc., New York, NY
To support early childhood literacy programs for four- and five-year olds in central Harlem.

Renaissance Charter School, Jackson Heights, NY
Support for the Arts and Enrichment program.

Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA
Support for teachers in TALI schools in Israel participating in a program leading to a Master of Arts in Jewish education. Final installment of a three year grant.

SCO Family of Services, Glen Cove, NY
To support the home-based Parent-Child Home early literacy program and the center-based Baby and Me program for parents and children.

Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan
New York, NY
To support the Arts for the Ages program for children in grades K-2.

Strong Women, Strong Girls, Inc., Boston, MA
To support capacity building within Strong Women, Strong Girls. First part of a two year grant.

Summer Search Boston, Boston, MA
Support for summer experiential learning programs. Second installment of a two year grant.

Troubadour, Inc., Chestnut Hill, MA
Support for Troubadour’s Literacy Through the Art of Writing and Song program at the Murkland Elementary School in Lowell, MA.

Wave Hill, Inc., Bronx, NY
For support of the School Partnership Program, an in-school environmental education program which provides elementary school children with hands-on experience at Wave Hill

Westco Productions, Inc., White Plains, NY
To support the Page-to-Stage after-school cultural arts/literacy assistance workshop program for disadvantaged children.

Working Playground, New York, NY
To support the Image Writers program helping students develop academic and social use of language.

Yonkers Partners in Education, Yonkers, NY
Support for the development of the Family Story Power project, an after-school early childhood literacy program. The first installment of a two year grant.

Young Men’s and Young Women’s Hebrew Association
92nd Street Y, New York, NY
Support for the Schools Partnership Program which provides in-class arts instruction for New York City public elementary school children.