2010 Grants

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Acute Care

Ways To Work, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI
$70,000 over two years
For a challenge grant to launch Ways To Work sites in Atlanta through Families First and Jewish Family & Career Services.

Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation

Action For Healthy Kids Foundation
Rosemont, IL
$3,000
To provide physical fitness equipment to two schools in conjunction with the Fuel Up To Play 60 ticket campaign in Georgia.

Appalachian Community Enterprises, Inc.
Cleveland, GA
$120,000 over two years
To increase access to healthy, nutritious foods in underserved Georgia communities through a healthy food financing campaign and an urban farming site offering experiential learning.

Atlanta Ballet, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$5,000
To deliver the Centre Dance program to K-5 students at Parklane Elementary School in East Point during the 2010-11 school year.

Atlanta Track Club
Atlanta, GA
$50,000 over two years
For the Kilometer Kids running program, which serves more than 2,000 youth across Falcons Fitness Zone neighborhoods.

Banneker High School
College Park, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2010 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation
Atlanta, GA
$73,300
To provide HOPSports Training Systems to the five school districts leading the S.H.A.P.E. Act pilot effort and to test Brain Breaks, a new HOPSports product, in two other school districts in Georgia.

East Coweta High School
Sharpsburg, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2010 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.

Fellowship Christian School
Roswell, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2010 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.

Georgia Action For Healthy Kids, Inc.
Marietta, GA
$2,500
To provide scholarships for at least 25 teachers from Title I schools to attend the “School Wellness: The Cornerstone of Academic Achievement” conference.

Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention
Atlanta, GA
$1,500
To provide 20 adult registrations to Falcons Fitness Zone grant partners participating in the World Fitness Day event.

Georgia Family Connection Partnership, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$5,000
To assist the Westside Health & Wellness Collaborative prepare and submit an application for federal funding through the Promise Neighborhood grant program.

Georgia Mountains YMCA
Gainesville, GA
$5,000
To expand programming of the Mobile Fitness Gym to schools, nonprofits and neighborhoods, including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County sites.

Georgia Organics
Atlanta, GA
$34,000 over two years
To increase access to nutritious, locally grown food for Georgia families, including Falcons Fitness Zone children.

Georgia Organics
Atlanta, GA
$10,500
To enable the East Lake Farmers Market to accept SNAP benefits and to incentivize the purchasing of healthy, locally grown fruits and vegetables by doubling the value of SNAP benefits at the market.

Georgia State University Foundation, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$1,639.89
To provide transportation for middle school students in the After-School All-Stars program to attend six SORBA Trips for Kids mountain biking rides in summer 2010.

Georgia State University Research Foundation
Atlanta, GA
$10,000
To launch the Camp Carrot Seed project, engaging at least 50 Falcons Fitness Zone students in organic gardening and providing a source of food for City of Refuge families.

Georgia State University Research Foundation
Atlanta, GA
$20,000
To provide two HOPSports training systems for after-school and summer programs at two middle school sites.

Georgia Tennis Foundation
Atlanta, GA
$10,600
To provide at least 320 Falcons Fitness Zone kids with summer and after-school tennis instruction and programming during the 2010-11 school year and to produce the Atlanta Circle Cup event at Washington Park in summer 2010.

Girls Incorporated of Greater Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
$10,000
To operate the Sporting Chance program, which features Double Dutch jump roping for 300 girls served through the Marietta Center and Ivy Preparatory Academy.

Good Sports
Dorchester, MA
$50,000 over two years
To operate a sports-equipment donation program for Georgia nonprofits in order to increase youth participation in physical activity.

Good Sports
Dorchester, MA
$5,228
To provide shipping of $54,000 worth of equipment to 15 Georgia organizations selected through the first round initiative designed to remove barriers to participation in physical activity .

Johnson High School
Gainesville, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2010 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.

KiDsGyM USA, Inc.
College Park, GA
$5,000
To provide program fees for kids at Whitehead Boys & Girls Club to participate in Flippin' For Life during the 2010-11 school year.

KIPP Metro Atlanta Collaborative, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$15,000
To operate the youth sports league engaging more than 180 KIPP students, along with students at other charter and independent schools.

Metro Atlanta YMCA
Atlanta, GA
$50,000
To launch in-school and after-school Falcons Fitness Zone programming at Peachtree Hope Charter School.

Metro Atlanta YMCA
Atlanta, GA
$12,500
To provide scholarships for up to 200 kids drawn from current Fitness Zone partners to attend a Kids & Pros week-long camp held at Clark Atlanta University in summer 2010.

Metro Atlanta YMCA
Atlanta, GA
$25,000
To launch the Westside Health & Wellness Collaborative, which will connect elementary school students and their families to health screenings and follow up health services.

Moving in the Spirit
Atlanta, GA
$15,000
For the Stepping Stones dance and leadership training program reaching more than 140 youth across Fitness Zone neighborhoods.

North Oconee High School
Bogart, GA
$1,000
For football equipment, as part of the 2010 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.

Park Pride, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$12,000
To stimulate more neighborhood parks groups to engage children in outdoor activities in city parks.

Piedmont Park Conservancy
Atlanta, GA
$2,500
For a challenge grant to provide at least 20 one-week scholarships to the Park's summer camp program, EnviroVentures, which emphasizes outdoor activities.

Pierce County High School
Blackshear, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2010 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.

Playworks
Oakland, CA
$6,000
To provide “The Power of Play & Group Management 1” training to 180 staff from Falcons Fitness Zone grant partners.

Playworks
Oakland, CA
$15,000
To provide training and technical assistance to 400 staff members and 30-60 teens from Falcons Fitness Zone grant partners through a series of 11 workshops.

Put Up Your Dukes Foundation, Inc.
Lithonia, GA
$3,000
To provide support for Wellness Festivals at Morehouse College and at Hopewell Baptist Church, providing children, teens and adults with health screenings, nutrition education and physical activity.

Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association
Gainesville, GA
$5,000
To provide at least 16 Hall County Fitness Zone kids and 16 Atlanta Fitness Zone kids with a series of mountain bike rides in summer 2010.

Better Beginnings

Georgia State University Foundation, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$3,000
To provide one full scholarship for the 2010 Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organization.

Jumpstart For Young Children, Inc.
Boston, MA
$300,000 over three years
For a challenge grant to expand the corps to 400 members, serving 75 percent of preschools in high-need Atlanta communities by 2015.

Quality Care for Children
Atlanta, GA
$75,000 over two years
To implement a Shared Services Alliance in Georgia with the goal of building a child care system that is higher quality and more financially stable.

Teach For America, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$50,000
To support Teach for America's Early Childhood Education corps and to scale-up TFA's K-12 corps in Atlanta.

United Way of Metroplitan Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
$175,000
For a challenge grant to provide general operating support for Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students.

VOICES for Georgia's Children
Atlanta, GA
$10,000
To support an investigation by GSU of how State lottery funds can be allocated to best serve Georgia Pre-K and HOPE Scholarship in the future, and to use this research to generate an informed conversation by media, community leaders and public officials.

VOICES for Georgia's Children
Atlanta, GA
$150,000 over two years
To sustain leadership for policy and advocacy for Georgia's children, with emphasis on children birth to five.

Green Team

Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County
Gainesville, GA
$3,500
To provide landscaping for the new Walters Club facility in association with The Arthur Blank Family of Businesses Community Day 2010.

Trees Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
$10,000
To plant at least 100 trees in areas where they are needed most and provide maintenance for 1-3 years.

Inspiring Spaces

Park Pride, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$150,000 over three years
For a challenge grant enabling Park Pride to broaden its funding base for operating support.

Mountain Sky Guest Ranch Fund

Big Sky Institute for the Advancement of Nonprofits
Helena, MT
$5,000
For the Montana Nonprofit Connections program assessment of Child Care Connections in Bozeman.

Big Sky Youth Empowerment Project, Inc.
Bozeman, MT
$8,000
For general operating support.

Bozeman Schools Foundation
Bozeman, MT
$5,000
To enhance student programming.

Children's Museum Of Bozeman
Bozeman, MT
$8,000
For the youth internship program and scholarships for underserved children.

Community Mediation Center
Bozeman, MT
$10,000
For the Low Income Mediation Program.

Crazy Mountain Productions
Livingston, MT
$50,000 over three years
To renovate the East Side School to create a Community Center for the Arts in downtown Livingston.

Gallatin Historical Society
Bozeman, MT
$4,000
For the museum's “12 and under free” policy.

Gallatin Valley Food Bank
Bozeman, MT
$5,000
For a challenge grant for the “KidsPak Program” serving low income students in Gallatin County.

Greater Gallatin United Way
Bozeman, MT
$25,000
For the “KidsLink” after-school program.

Hopa Mountain, Inc.
Bozeman, MT
$12,675
For the Links after-school mentorship program.

Joe Brooks Chapter # 25, Trout Unlimited
Livingston, MT
$9,000 over three years
For the Fleshman Creek restoration and outdoor classroom project.

Livingston Baseball Association
Livingston, MT
$3,000
For a challenge grant to provide new equipment for the Sleeping Giant Middle school football program.

Livingston Food Pantry of Park County
Livingston, MT
$8,000
To provide food-security projects for youth in Livingston.

Manaia Youth Programs
Livingston, MT
$7,500
For the “Stride Program” for at-risk youth.

Montana Conservation Corps
Bozeman, MT
$5,000
For the “Expeditions” at-risk youth program.

Montana Nonprofit Association
Helena, MT
$20,000
For a challenge grant to assist in hiring an Organizational Development Program Coordinator.

Montana Nonprofit Association
Helena, MT
$1,000
For the Association’s 2010 annual conference.

Montana Nonprofit Association
Helena, MT
$2,300
For the Community Foundation Gathering and Technology Workshop.

Museum of the Rockies
Bozeman, MT
$4,000
To provide free memberships to Head Start families.

Park County Community Foundation
Livingston, MT
$7,775
To establish The Paradise Valley Popstand Community Fund.

Park County Community Foundation
Livingston, MT
$45,000 over three years
For general operating support.

Philanthropy Northwest
Seattle, WA
$3,000
To provide support programs for the Montana/Wyoming Funders Network.

Society for Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing America
Bozeman, MT
$3,000
For the annual a cappella vocal music camp in Livingston.

THRIVE
Bozeman, MT
$6,000
For the Girls for Change program.

Western Sustainability Exchange
Livingston, MT
$2,500
For the youth entrepreneur program utilizing the “Biz n a Boxx” curriculum.

Wilsall Community Events
Wilsall, MT
$4,990
To provide capacity building services to the organization’s low income housing development project.

Yellowstone Country Guardians
Gardiner, MT
$6,000
For the River Guardian program.

Pathways to Success

Emory University
Atlanta, GA
$50,000 over two years
For a challenge grant to provide the Emory Preparatory Research Education Program (PREP) for Atlanta Public Schools' students in summer 2010 and summer 2011.

Year Up Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
$50,000 over two years
To support the training program, participant stipends and IDA for the 2010 and 2011 cohorts of Year Up Atlanta.

PGA TOUR Superstore

East Lake Foundation, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$10,000
To provide course access to low-income youth.

The First Tee of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
$20,000
For program instruction, equipment and transportation for low-income youth participating in youth golf programs.

First Tee of Myrtle Beach, Inc.
Myrtle Beach, SC
$5,000
To increase participation among low-income youth in Horry County schools and the after-school program.

The First Tee of Naples/Collier
Naples, FL
$5,000
To increase participation among low-income youth, with an emphasis on children in the Immokalee community.

The First Tee of Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
$5,000
To increase participation among low-income youth, especially those recruited through Outreach Programming and Fun Day tournaments.

North Texas Junior Golf & Education Foundation
Dallas, TX
$5,000
For the Summer Recreation Center Program.

Discretionary

American Jewish World Service

Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative, Inc.

Atlanta Jewish Music Fesitval / Limmud Atlanta + Southeast

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta

CARE

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Fighting Back Scholarship Program

Friends of the High Line

The Galloway School

Georgia Conservancy

Georgia Meth Project

GivingPoint, Inc.

Global Citizen Year

The Global Fund for Children

GlobalGiving Foundation

Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc.

Hands On Atlanta

Heart of the Valley Humane Society, Inc.

Hillels Of Georgia

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

National Audubon Society, Inc.

National Wildlife Federation

New Global Citizens

New York City Outward Bound

North Carolina Outward Bound School

Outward Bound USA

Pace Academy

Park County Community Foundation

Partnership Against Domestic Violence

Refugees International

Savannah College of Art and Design

Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center

Warrick Dunn Family Foundation

Western Sustainability Exchange

The William Breman Jewish Home

Woodruff Arts Center

Zaban Couples Center, Inc.

Zoo Atlanta