2015 GRANT AWARDS BY CATEGORY

2015 GRANT AWARDS BY CATEGORY
Access to Jobs$134,000.00
Educational Opportunity$427,425.00
Environmental Sustainability$52,500.00
Social & Cultural Opportunity$87,500.00
Health & Wellness Options$20,000.00
Scholarships$93767.00
Seabury Scholarships $32,000.00
Other$35,762.00
ACCESS TO JOBS                                    
ORGANIZATION                                                                                         DESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
St. Leonard's Ministries Michael Barlow Center$7,500.00
Growing HomeUrban agriculture training$7,500.00
Casa Central CNA training program$50,000.00
Still Point Theater CollectivePersophone Project$5,000.00
Thresholds Veterans Project$15,000.00
Chicago Opera TheaterYoung Artists Program$20,000.00
A Just HarvestAbove Ground Urban Agriculture Progran $5,000.00
Benzie Area Christian NeighborsWay Out Women Program$19,000.00
Casa CentralCertified Nursing Training Program$10,000.00
Hermitage Artist RetreatSTAR Program$7,500.00
Housing Opportunities for Women                                                                                  Employment and Education Services$5,000.00
North Lawndale Employment NetworkU-Turn Permitted and Sweet Beginnings$5,000.00
Second HelpingsCulinary Job Training$20,000.00
Year Up ChicagoWorkforce Development program$7,5000.00
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATIONDESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
Julian CenterCircles of Support Program$20,000.00
Bottom Line ChicagoCollege Readiness program$10,000.00
Catalyst Maria H.S.College Readiness program$7,500.00
Canine Therapy CorpsAnimal-assisted therapy$10,000.00
Chicago Child Care SocietyNext Step Program$5,000.00
Cluster Tutoring ProgramTutoring Program$5,000.00
Family MattersYouth Development Programs$25,000.00
Genesys Works ChicagoCollege and Career Connections Program$5,000.00
LADDER UP FinancialFAFSA program$10,000.00
Umoja Student Development Corp. College and Career Readiness program$7,500.00
American University of RomeTravel Scholarships for the Walton Fund$20,000.00
Associated Colleges of IllinoisCollege Mentoring Program $10,000.00
Children's Museum of IndianapolisPre-school program$15,000.00
Christamore HouseEarly childhood education program$10,000.00
North Lawndale College PrepPhoenix Rising program $5,000.00
Barrel of MonkeysCreative Writing Residencies$5,000.00
Changing WorldsLiteracy and Arts in Action$5,000.00
College Mentors for Kids College mentoring program startup at Northwestern$16,925.00
Facing History and OurselvesContinuing Education for teachers$10,000.00
High JumpAcademic Enrichment for middle schoolers$10,000.00
HorsefeathersOT funding$10,000.00
MetrosquashCollege Prep and Support Programs$15,000.00
Project Education PlusAfter School program$5,000.00
Target HOPE      STEM Initiative$25,000.00
Project VisionAfter school tutoring program$5,000.00
Snow City Arts FoundationArts Education for kids in hospitals$10,000.00
Target HOPE College PrepSTEM Project$25,000.00
Tutoring ChicagoTechnology equipment for tutoring site$7,5000.00
YMENHenson School Project$10,000.00
Youth Media ProjectMedia training$15,000.00
Fonkoze USA                                                                                         Business skills training$15,000.00
Association House of ChicagoCommunity Services Div. training program$7,500.00
Deborah's PlaceLearning Centers programs$6,000.00
Illinois Humanities CouncilOdyssey Program$10,000.00
International Children's Media CenterMy First Media program$15,000.00
National Museum of Mexican ArtListo para la Escuela program$5,000.00
Ounce of Prevention FundEducare School$10,000
ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY                                     
ORGANIZATIONDESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
Chicago Zoological SocietyZoo Camp$7,500.00
Institute of Cultural AffairsNorthside Chicago Sustainability Hub$15,000.00
New Energy EconomySolar electric demonstration project$20,000.00
Peterson Garden ProjectPop Up Gardens program$5,000.00
Thorne Nature ExperienceEarth Stewardship school program$5,000.00
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
Benzie Central Athletic BoostersOutdoor track replacement$15,000.00
Blessings in a BackpackWeekend Nutrition program$5,000.00
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL OPPORTUNITY
ORGANIZATIONDESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
Facets Multi-MediaWhy News Matters program  $10,000.00
Midsommer FlightShakespeare in the Parks $2,500.00
Mitchell Museum of the American IndianNew Permanent Core Exhibit$5,000.00
Old Town School of Folk MusicArtist-in-Residence program$7,5000.00
Opera Grand RapidsOPERAtunity program$15,000.00
Pegasus TheatreYoung Playwrights Festival$10,000.00
Piven Theatre WorkshopCommunity arts education$12,500.00
Sing Me a Story Foundationwebsite enhancement$10,000.00
South Chicago Art Center                                                                 smART Programs$5,000.00
Kartemquin FilmsFilmmakers of Color$7,500.00
SCHOLARSHIPS
ORGANIZATIONDESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
Berea CollegeCWS Graduate Fellowship in Dentistry$4,000.00
Berea College Senior Woman Award $4,000.00
Berea College Senior Man Award$4,000.00
Berea CollegeExcellence in Teaching Award $1,500.00
Boys Hope/Girls HopeGeneral support for scholarships$6,000.00
Warren W. "Billy" Cherry S'ship.  Scholarships$4,000.00
East Village Youth Program  Scholarships$5,500.00
Frankfort High School Scholarships$4,000.00
Friends of the Orpans    Advanced Education Support$5,500.00
Highlands University of New Mexico  Seabury Fellowship in Cultural Technology$5,000.00
Oak Park-River Forest H.S.Senior Scholarships$32,000.00
Ehwa Women's UniversityVisiting Scholar$18,000.00
New Mexico Highlands UniversityFellowship in Cultural Technology$5,000.00
NPHUSA                                                                             Scholarships$5,500.00
Oak Park-River Forest H.S.Scholarships$32,000.00
University of ArizonaNative Scholarships$16,000.00
Benzie Central High School  Scholarships$4,000.00
SEABURY SCHOLARS$6,000.00
ORGANIZATIONDESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
Pima Community College $6,500.00
Allen Community college$6,000.00
Alverno College$5,000.00
Howard Area Community Center$6,000.00
Milwaukee Area Technical College                                             $2,500.00
Oakton Community college$3,500.00
 
Donors Forum$8,662.00
Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation$2,100.00