2009 Grants

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Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation

Ashoka
Arlington, GA
$30,000
For an online contest, AFYF's '60 Ways to Play 60,' which will harvest, share and promote at least 60 creative ways schools across Georgia are getting students involved in physical activity during the school day.
 
Ashoka
Arlington, GA
$1,000
To provide a prize to the 'Most Votes' winner of The Atlanta Falcons Youth Fitness Contest: 60 Ways to Play 60.
 
Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County
Gainesville, GA
$150,000 over three years
To broaden the reach and increase the impact of the Falcons Fitness Zones serving youth in Hall County.
 
Burke County High School
Waynesboro, GA
$500
To provide football equipment through the 2009 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation
Baltimore, MD
$40,000 over two years
To provide Ripken's Healthy Choices, Healthy Children program and Quickball  to Fitness Zone kids in summer camps and after-school programming.
 
East Lake Foundation, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$5,000
To increase the amount of time First Tee program participants spend in golf lessons and on the course.
 
Georgia Afterschool Investment Council
Atlanta, GA
$850
To enable eight Falcons Fitness Zone partners to attend the Summer Academy for professional development.
 
Georgia State University Research Foundation
Atlanta, GA
$7,755
To provide a HOPSports Training System for the After-School All-Stars program at Brown Middle School.
 
Georgia Tennis Foundation
Atlanta, GA
$8,000 over two years
To expand the after-school and summer programs at the Georgia Mountain YMCA in Gainesville, Ga., and to expand the program at Washington Park.
 
Metro Atlanta YMCA
Atlanta, GA
$10,000
To provide scholarships to Falcons Fitness Zone participants attending Kids & Pros Camp.
 
Newton High School
Covington, GA
$500
To provide football equipment through the 2009 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
Pepperell High School
Lindale, GA
$500
To provide football equipment through the 2009 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
Rockdale County High School
Conyers, GA
$500
To provide football equipment through the 2009 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy
Atlanta, GA
$500
To provide football equipment through the 2009 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
The Chris Draft Family Foundation
Atlanta, GA
$200
To provide healthy snacks for Draft Family Fitness Day at the NFL/Y.E.T. Boys & Girls Club.
 
The First Tee of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
$15,000
To expand opportunities for First Tee program participants through a summer camp, an after-school program and a partnership with the New Schools at Carver.
 
U.S. Kids Golf
Atlanta, GA
$2,213
To provide junior golf equipment for The First Tee of Atlanta program.
 
U.S. Kids Golf
Atlanta, GA
$1,974
To provide junior golf equipment for The First Tee at East Lake program.
 
Vine City Health & Housing Ministry
Atlanta, GA
$7,000
To provide a HOPSports Training System for use during a daily physical activity period at Kennedy Middle School and at other Vine City neighborhood sites.
 
Visions Unlimited Community Development Systems
Atlanta, GA
$200
To enable two staff members to attend the Summer Academy for professional development.

 

Better Beginnings

Atlanta Community Food Bank
Atlanta, GA
$80,000 over two years
For operating support for the Atlanta Prosperity Campaign, which helps families become more self-sufficient and food secure.
 
Quality Care for Children
Atlanta, GA
$166,000 over three years
To provide emergency childcare services.
 
Seedco
New York, NY
$75,000 over three years
To assist Atlanta-area families with children ages 0-5 obtain financial security.
 
VOICES for Georgia's Children
Atlanta, GA
$4,000
For BoardWalk Consulting to help the board develop five-year goals, identify 15 board prospects and implement a board development session.

 

Critical Needs

Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$90,000
To build the capacity of the Foreclosure Redevelopment Program.
 
Georgia Tech Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship
Atlanta, GA
$5,000
To provide student prizes for the Ideas to SERVE competition, a business plan competition focused on innovations helping low-income families in Atlanta and Georgia.
 
Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless
Atlanta, GA
$50,000
To provide a challenge grant to help fund the salaries of a case manager and a human services director.
 
Jewish Family & Career Services
Atlanta, GA
$25,000
To provide emergency financial assistance to families in crisis.

 

Mountain Sky Guest Ranch

American Red Cross of Montana
Bozeman, MT
$2,500
For disaster relief efforts in Park County.
 
Bozeman Area Community Foundation
Bozeman, MT
$2,777
For the Bozeman Area Nonprofit Network, which will help support the development of a nonprofit database for Gallatin County.
 
Emerson Cultural Center, Inc.
Bozeman, MT
$500
For the Teen Ceramics Scholarship Fund.
 
Foundation for Community Vitality
Billings, MT
$1,500
For the Montana Connections Tour, which will help cultivate philanthropies inMontana and strengthen the impact of those already working in the state.
 
Gallatin Valley Food Bank
Bozeman, MT
$10,000
To provide food to school children through the backpack program.
 
Greater Gallatin United Way
Bozeman, MT
$8,000
For the kidsLINK afterschool programs in Park and Gallatin counties.
 
Livingston Food Pantry of Park County
Livingston, MT
$13,500
To provide food to school children through the backpack program in Park County.
 
Montana Nonprofit Association
Helena, MT
$1,000
To support the annual conference for Montana nonprofits.
 
Montana Outdoor Science School
Bozeman, MT
$8,000
For general operating support.
 
Park County Community Foundation
Livingston, MT
$2,000
To provide capacity trainings for nonprofit staff in Park County.
 
Philanthropy Northwest
Seattle, WA
$2,000
To support the Montana and Wyoming grantmakers group’s communications initiative in 2009 and its Montana/Wyoming E-Bulletin.
 
THRIVE
Bozeman, MT
$8,000
For the Partnership Project, which  will provide one-on-one support and education to young parents with multiple challenges and children 0-5 years of age.

 

MSGR - Pop Stand

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Park County
Livingston, MT
$200
To honor Pop Stand Hero Richard Anderson.
 
Crazy Mountain Productions
Livingston, MT
$2,000
To support the 2009 Summer Young Actors' Workshop.
 
Humane Society of Park County
Livingston, MT
$100
To honor Pop Stand Hero Mary Jo Wertz.
 
Landon's Lookout, Inc.
Livingston, MT
$200
To honor Pop Stand Hero Karen Meece.
 
Landon's Lookout, Inc.
Livingston, MT
$200
To honor Pop Stand Hero Duane Huie.
 
Landon's Lookout, Inc.
Livingston, MT
$500
For general operating support.
 
Livingston Baseball Association
Livingston, MT
$500
To provide equiment and travel expenses for Blitzkrieg Wrestling.
 
Livingston Baseball Association
Livingston, MT
$200
To honor Pop Stand Hero Sandra J. Rahn-Gibson.
 
Livingston Baseball Association
Livingston, MT
$1,000
For the Gallatin Empire Lions Club’s Youth Tackle Football Program.
 
Livingston Baseball Association
Livingston, MT
$200
To honor Pop Stand Hero Jeff Gavne.
 
Livingston Baseball Association
Livingston, MT
$250
To provide scholarships for kids, purchase equipment, uniforms and other program related expenses.
 
Livingston Braves American Legion Baseball
Livingston, MT
$100
To honor Pop Stand Hero Mary Jo Wertz.
 
Livingston Braves American Legion Baseball
Livingston, MT
$200
For general operating support.
 
Livingston Education Foundation
Livingston, MT
$200
To honor Pop Stand Hero Kelly Dowdell.
 
Livingston Youth Soccer Association, Inc.
Livingston, MT
$180
To provide team uniforms.
 
Loaves & Fish
Livingston, MT
$200
To honor Pop Stand Hero Martie Claar.
 
Sister City International Educational and Cultural Exchange
Livingston, MT
$200
To honor Pop Stand Hero Donna Pace.
 
Yellowstone Ballet Company
Livingston, MT
$500
To provide costumes.

 

Pathways to Success

Communities in Schools of Atlanta, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$35,000 over two years
To provide a short-term expansion for the Emergency Fund for Families.
 
Oglethorpe University
Atlanta, GA
$35,000
For a pre-collegiate awareness and engagement program for students and parents at the South Atlanta High School of Law and Social Justice.

 

Discretionary

Alliance Theatre Company

American Jewish World Service

Atlanta Opera

Camp Twin Lakes

Carl Hayden Community High School

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation

Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute

Friends of the High Line

Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention

Global Citizen Year

GlobalGiving Foundation

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix

Livable Communities Coalition, Inc.

Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund

New Global Citizens

New York City Outward Bound

North Carolina Outward Bound School

Park County Community Foundation

Partnership Against Domestic Violence

Pat Tillman Foundation

Refugees International

Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center

Woodruff Arts Center