2014 Grants

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Art of Change

Atlanta, GA
$10,000
For the Veterans Voices Oral History Project.
 
Atlanta, GA
$50,000
For the 2013-2014 Annual Fund.
 
Atlanta, GA
$10,200
Presidential grant to create a contemporary art installation “Playhouse,” using a vacant property at Lindsey Street Park during the Blank Family of Businesses Community Day 2014.
 
Atlanta, GA
$5,000
For Sponsorship of the Metro Atlanta Arts Fund Luncheon to be held 5/15/2014.
 
Atlanta, GA
$220,000 over three years
For Horizon Theatre’s participation in the Metro Atlanta Arts Fund capitalization pilot program.
 
Atlanta, GA
$25,000
For the 2013-2014 Annual Campaign.

 

Inspiring Spaces

Atlanta, GA
$100,000 over three years
To provide general operating support to engage communities in improving and advocating for parks.

 

Pathways to Success

Baltimore, MD
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support.
 
Sudbury, MA
$67,500
To develop a blueprint for a new STEAM Fellowship Program that will strengthen the metro Atlanta network of STEAM organizations by recruiting talented young professionals from around the country and place them in two-year fellowships.
 
Atlanta, GA
$35,000
For lead sponsorship of the 2014 Enshrinement Ceremony in the name of the Atlanta Falcons and to provide seven $5,000 scholarships.
 
Atlanta, GA
$135,000 over three years
For sponsorship of the 2015-2017 Enshrinement Ceremony in the name of the Atlanta Falcons and to provide HBCU Athletic Scholarships.
 
Denver, CO
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support.
 
Atlanta, GA
$500,000 over two years
For the Education Funders Collaborative to support four organizations focusing on key issues for Georgia's public schools, including accountability, advocacy for the Common Core and support for a charter school infrastructure.
Arlington, VA
$350,000 over three years
To deliver the Medal of Honor Foundation's Character Development Program to 144,000 Georgia middle and high school students annually.
 
Atlanta, GA
$25,000
For education policy research.
 
Cumming, GA
$163,000 over two years
To expand robotics and STEM programming and parent engagement, with an emphasis on girls and minorities, for approximately 35 robotics teams serving 800 youth ages 9-14 from B&G Clubs of Metro Atlanta, 4-H of Georgia and Girls Scouts of Greater Atlanta.
 
Decatur, GA
$63,000
To outfit the STE(A)M Truck mobile maker space and to operate a pilot program at KIPP WAYS Academy and summer programming at Atlanta's Centers of Hope.
 
Camden, ME
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support.
 
Atlanta, GA
$10,000
For the Global Youth Ambassadors Program.
 
Long Island City, NY
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support.
 
Ashville, NC
$167,500 over three years
To provide general operating support for NCOBS and OB Atlanta, a one-time planning grant focusing on increasing Outward Bound Atlanta's presence on the Westside, and a challenge grant for a system-wide Field Staff Sustainability Symposium.
 
Portland, OR
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support.
 
Omaha, NE
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support.
 
San Francisco, CA
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support.
 
Brooklyn, NY
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support and sponsorship of the annual benefit dinner.
 
Philadelphia, PA
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support.
 
Boston, MA
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support.
 
St. Paul, MN
$75,000 over three years
To provide program operation and scholarship support.
 
Atlanta, GA
$20,000
To provide support in the 2014-15 school year for the Annual Fund, Pace Race, Booster Bash, Booster Club, Arts Alliance, spring fundraiser and Pace's Social Entrepreneur Program.
 
New York, NY
$100,000
To expand programming and increase the number of high-achieving, underrepresented students in metro Atlanta.
 
Atlanta, GA
$5,000
For the 2014 UNCF Metropolitan Atlanta Corporate Campaign.

 

Speaker Series

Washington, DC
$5,000
For "Making Play Safe for Kids" participation in the Speaker Series event on 2/26/2014.

 

Westside Neighborhood Prosperity Fund

Atlanta, GA
$115,000
To provide auto tech training and job placement services for Westside neighborhood residents.
 
Lawrenceville, GA
$356,400
To provide operating support for the Westside Works facility.
 
Lawrenceville, GA
$141,372
To provide programmatic support, construction training and job placement services for Westside neighborhood residents.
 
Atlanta, GA
$25,000
To provide the Fulton County Jail, located on the northern border of the English Avenue neighborhood, with APD's highly successful gang intelligence IT platform to combat the growth of gang-related violence and share critical data.
 
Atlanta, GA
$405,000 over three years
To provide a three-year program to help build capacity of nonprofits on the Westside.
 
Atlanta, GA
$1,000
To sponsor “A Turkey for Thanksgiving.”
 
Atlanta, GA
$190,220
To provide programmatic support to help operate Westside Works' programs, specifically for neighborhood recruitment, intake and assessment, and employment case management.
 
Atlanta, GA
$225,000 over two years
To provide high quality educational opportunities to Westside elementary and middle school students by supporting the growth of KIPP Ways Primary and supplemental services at KIPP WAYS Academy.
 
Atlanta, GA
$23,018
To provide customized adult education to Westside residents to ensure that they have the requisite literacy and numeracy skills needed to access job opportunities, as part of Westside Works programming.
 
Atlanta, GA
$55,000
To provide mentoring, health services and scouting programs to 175 young men through three Westside chapters, based at Antioch Baptist Church, Adamsville Center and Hollywood Road.
 
Atlanta, GA
$20,000
For general operating support to provide targeted after-school programming and mentoring to Westside school age children.
 
Atlanta, GA
$500
For Sponsorship of the third annual Rally for Prevention and Recovery in English Avenue on 9/27/2014.
 
Walking Through the Vine, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$1,000
To sponsor the Tree Lighting Celebration on 11/22/2014.

 

Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy Centers

Atlanta, GA
$15,000
To provide 19 scholarships for camp programs.

 

Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation

Marietta, GA
$12,500
To deliver dance, golf and sports programming to more than 100 youth in Falcons Fitness Zone neighborhoods.
 
Atlanta, GA
$10,000
For the Centre Dance program serving more than 500 youth at City of Refuge and Parklane Elementary School.
 
Atlanta, GA
$273,000 over two years
To lead the Westside Food Oasis initiative, an effort involving more than 10 organizations working to help residents of English Avenue and Vine City acquire the skills and opportunities to access, choose, grow, prepare, sell and advocate for healthy, affordable food.
 
Atlanta, GA
$2,500
To provide a 2-for-1 benefit to SNAP customers at the Westside Produce Market, doubling the purchases for fresh fruits and vegetables.
 
Baldwin County Youth Football Association
Handwick, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2014 USA Football State Forum.
 
Atlanta, GA
$750,000 over four years
To deliver Healthy Lifestyle programming to 1,400 youth annually at five Falcons Fitness Zone Boys & Girls Clubs in Atlanta.
 
Bremen Parks & Recreation
Bremen, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2014 USA Football State Forum.
 
Atlanta, GA
$40,000
To provide summer management at 52 Metro Atlanta School Learning Gardens, with 1,000 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables distributed to low-income families through the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
 
Atlanta, GA
$36,200
To expand the Strong4Life School Nutrition Program to 600 schools across Georgia.
 
Clayton County Parks & Recreation
Jonesboro, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2014 USA Football State Forum.
 
Atlanta, GA
$5,000
For the Youth Cycling League, serving 1,000 youth ages 8 to 16.
 
Atlanta, GA
$30,000
To expand the Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmers Market to distribute at least 19 tons of fresh fruits and vegetables to more than 4,800 Fulton County residents.
 
New York, NY
$50,000
For Fuel Up to Play 60 mini grants to Georgia schools participating in the Georgia SHAPE Power Up for 30 program.
 
Marietta, GA
$5,000
For the Atlanta Circle Cup, a youth tennis event at Washington Park Tennis Center to kick off the summer season of YMCA Tennis Georgia.
 
Atlanta, GA
$12,140
For Heritage for Health, an online and printed recipe collection based on traditional family recipes collected from residents of Atlanta's Historic Westside Neighborhoods.
 
Quincy, MA
$60,000
To donate at least $120,000 worth of sports and fitness equipment that removes barriers to participation for at least 2,000 youth in the Historic Westside Neighborhoods and across Georgia.
 
Haralson County Recreation Department
Buchanan, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2014 USA Football State Forum.
 
Buford, GA
$125,000
To partner with the Atlanta Falcons in delivering Heads Up Football Clinics, Parent Informational Session, Moms Clinics, coaches clinics, flag football clinics, training for player safety coaches and summer camps reaching 4,000 youth, 2,000 parents and 500 youth coaches.
 
Buford, GA
$16,200
For four additional Heads Up Football Clinics and enhancements for the Atlanta Falcons Moms Clinics.
 
Atlanta, GA
$15,000
For the Stepping Stones introductory dance program, serving 160 youth ages 3 to 18 from the Warren Boys & Girls Club and Our House.
 
Atlanta, GA
$72,800
To launch the Protecting Athletes and Sports Safety (PASS) National Tour with an Atlanta Community Huddle on Concussions.
 
Oakland, CA
$750,000 over six years
To partner with Georgia SHAPE to deliver the Playworks recess model in 24 low-income elementary schools and to provide training to an additional 55 schools, along with Centers of Hope and early education programs.
 
Atlanta, GA
$17,500
To serve more than 41,000 healthy meals to more than 1,200 Metro Atlanta youth through the USDA’s 10-week Summer Food Service Program.
 
Atlanta, GA
$114,000
To launch two new Westside Food Oasis projects, the Atlanta Veterans Farmers Market and the Urban Fresh garden.
 
East Point, GA
$80,000
To bring Food Oasis services to Atlanta’s Historic Westside neighborhoods, including summer camp programming and affordable produce delivered to families, and to work with Coxe-Curry to strengthen board development and fundraising.
 
Atlanta, GA
$90,000 over three years
To expand fitness and healthy lifestyle programming to serve at least 400 children and parents from English Avenue, Vine City and Washington Park neighborhoods.
 
Atlanta, GA
$2,500
Presidential grant to engage neighborhood youth in the creation of a mural on the outside of the Urban Perform gym, located at Boone and Sunset in Vine City.
 
Walking Through the Vine, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
$1,000
To sponsor the Youth Health Fair at Vine City Park on 4/12/2014.
 
Waverly Hall Youth Sports Association
Waverly, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2014 USA Football State Forum.
 
Atlanta, GA
$10,050
For SNAP customer to double the value of their fresh produce purchases at West End Farmers and Artisans, Sweet Auburn Growers Market and Truly Living Well.

 

Major League Soccer Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
$100,000 over two years
To create five mini-pitches across Metro Atlanta, increasing opportunities for free soccer play for youth and families in underserved communities.
 
Atlanta, GA
$75,000 over three years
To create and implement the first soccer league on the west side of Atlanta (serving the Castleberry Hill, English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods), serving more than 50 school-age youth.
 

Mountain Sky Guest Ranch

Bozeman, MT
$3,000
For the Spark grant program.
 
Bozeman, MT
$5,000
For the Youth Biathlon training program.
 
Bozeman, MT
$4,000
To provide the Nordic skiing pilot program at area schools.
 
Livingston, MT
$1,000
For children’s lending libraries.
 
Belgrade, MT
$2,000
For the Work-to-Ride program.
 
Bozeman, MT
$5,000
To provide a program to connect youth to community and conservation.
 
Bozeman, MT
$5,000
For early learning enhancement.
 
Bozeman, MT
$5,000
For early childhood collaboration.
 
Bozeman, MT
$1,500
To sponsor the Going the Long Haul: Restoring Resilience workshop for Montana nonprofit leaders.
 
Bozeman, MT
$10,000
For the Summer Enrichment program.
 
Livingston, MT
$3,000
For teacher enrichment grants and the Watershed Warrior program.
 
Livingston, MT
$8,000
Challenge grant for the Food Pantry Resource Center and Community Kitchen.
 
Helena, MT
$15,000
To provide support for stage one of the Advancing Early Education in Montana awareness campaign.
 
Bozeman, MT
$12,000
To provide Washington Leadership Conference scholarships.
 
Bozeman, MT
$6,380
To enhance science literacy in rural Montana schools.
 
West Yellowstone, MT
$10,000
For Nature Enrichment programs.
 
Bozeman, MT
$2,000
For the Rural-Urban student and entrepreneur exchange program.
 
Livingston, MT
$10,000
For the Community Foundations of Montana Awareness Campaign.
 
Livingston, MT
$2,000
For a Livingston Climbing Boulder through the Livingston Climbing Initiative.
 
Livingston, MT
$4,750
For the Gardiner School green house project through Gardiner AG Education and FFA.
 
Livingston, MT
$1,500
For Sponsorship of Chicks N Chaps.
 
Livingston, MT
$2,000
To help purchase equipment for the Livingston Farm to School meal program.
 
White Sulpher Springs, MT
$1,000
To sponsor the environmental and agriculture education activities at the Kids Tent during the Red Ants Pants Festival.
 
Livingston, MT
$5,000
For educational outreach.
 
Livingston, MT
$10,000
For a youth empowerment partnership with Montana Roots.
 
Bozeman, MT
$8,000
For the development and maintenance of Story Mill Community Park.
 
Bozeman, MT
$3,000
For the Belgrade Girls on the Run program.
 
Livingston, MT
$4,700
To provide operating support for Tri-County Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.
 
Livingston, MT
$10,000
For youth leadership and entrepreneur training.
 
Bozeman, MT
$3,000
For the Expedition Yellowstone! program.

 

PGA TOUR Superstore

St. Augustine, FL
$1,245,000 over five years
To increase the five-year commitment to The First Tee to $1,245,000, expanding the partnership to include chapters of The First Tee in new PGA TOUR Superstore markets, including Palm Desert, Irvine, East Palo Alto and Westbury.

 

Discretionary

Adaptive Learning Center

Alliance Theatre

Atlanta Charity Clays, Inc.

Atlanta Hall Management / College Football Hall of Fame

Atlanta Jewish Music Festival

The Bridgespan Group

CARE USA

The Children's Museum of Atlanta

Columbia University Medical Center

Cooper Institute

Cure CP, Inc.

Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Fighting Back Scholarship Program

Friends of the High Line

Gifted Education Foundation Corporation

The Homer Fund

Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless

Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix

Park County Community Foundation

Press On Fund of The Community Foundation for the CSRA, Inc.

Run Dog Run

The Temple

Temple Beth Tikvah

Woodruff Arts Center

YMCA of Metro Atlanta