2013 Grants

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Art of Change

Atlanta, GA
$50,000 over three years
To develop and implement a strategy for building readership through social media.
 
Atlanta, GA
$5,000
For the installation of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine featuring the work of local artist Gregor Turk with his project "Apparitions."
 
Atlanta, GA
$2,500
To support the "Conversations on Capitalization and Community" session for Atlanta-area foundations.

 

Atlanta Falcons Physical Therapy Centers

Atlanta, GA
$13,500
To provide 17 scholarships for summer camp programs.
 
Atlanta, GA
$1,500
Sponsorship of the Family Fun & Tennis Event on 5/13/2013.

 

Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation

Decatur, GA
$16,000
To establish an EBT system, deliver healthy cooking classes and increase neighborhood outreach for a healthy food retailer in ZIP code 30318.
 
Atlanta, GA
$9,400
To disseminate results of a new bike-share feasibility study and build support for a new bike-share program, through public meetings, outreach to neighborhood leaders and media.
 
Lilburn, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Atlanta, GA
$16,000
For a summer management of 52 Learning Gardens in Cobb, Gwinnett and Atlanta school systems.
 
White, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Woodstock, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 USA State Forum.
 
Eastman, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Atlanta, GA
$17,500
For capacity building and fundraising for childhood obesity interventions led by the HEALing Community Center in Atlanta's Westside neighborhoods.
 
Atlanta, GA
$5,000
For at least 90 school-age youth to participate in the Youth Cycling League.
 
Rosemont, IL
$16,000
To expand the number of schools in Atlanta, Hall County and Gainesville participating in the Fuel Up To Play 60 program.
 
Atlanta, GA
$75,000 over three years
For training and technical assistance for six-county network focused on improving outcomes for childhood obesity and on-grade-level reading.
 
Atlanta, GA
$6,000
To provide 15 scholarships for Falcons Fitness Zone partners to attend the 2014 statewide conference, “Green Acres: Saving the Planet One Bite At a Time,” and for a conference keynote session featuring Ken Cook of the Environmental Working Group.
 
Atlanta, GA
$5,000
For summer and after-school tennis programs serving youth in Atlanta and Gainesville.
 
Roswell, GA
$10,000
To educate 500 Atlanta students through new online content promoting healthy lifestyles and to provide service-learning experiences to more than 200 students working on physical activity and food access projects.
 
Quincy, MA
$72,000 over two years
To donate at least $144,000 worth of equipment to groups seeking to remove barriers to participation in physical activity for at least 10,500 youth across Georgia.
 
Quincy, MA
$3,075
To provide equipment to three additional organizations in Round 6 - Atlanta Police Athletic League, Special Olympics of Georgia, Vine City Thunder.
 
Quincy, MA
$7,963
To provide shipping of over $99,361 worth of equipment donations to 17 Georgia organizations.
 
Greenville, GA
$800
For a class 1A grant through the 2013 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
Buchanan, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 USA State Forum.
 
Hartwell, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Atlanta, GA
$22,100
For at least 16 healthy cooking classes and medical screening events to increase healthy grocery shopping behavior and family meal planning among Westside Atlanta residents.
 
Dacula, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Atlanta, GA
$1,000
For sponsorship of the 5th Annual Festival of Lights on October 12-13, 2013.
 
Marietta, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Buford, GA
$66,500
For scholarships for Falcons Fitness Zone youth to attend camps and clinics and for Heads Up Youth Football instruction in Atlanta.
 
Lithonia, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Locust grove, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 USA State Forum.
 
Lithonia, GA
$800
For a class 5A grant through the 2013 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
Forsyth, GA
$800
For a class 4A grant through the 2013 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
Rome, GA
$800
For a class 2A grant through the 2013 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
Atlanta, GA
$25,000
For strategic planning and for Stepping Stones, Moving in the Spirit's largest and most diverse program, introducing children ages 3-18 to the art and discipline of dance.
 
Jefferson, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 USA State Forum.
 
Bogart, GA
$800
For a class 3A grant through the 2013 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
Athens, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 USA State Forum.
 
Newnan, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Atlanta, GA
$35,000
To deliver more than 90,000 summer meals to 1,100 Atlanta youth during nine weeks of summer programs.
 
Guyton, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Toccoa, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Stone Mountain, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
East Point, GA
$800
For a class 6A grant through the 2013 Salute to High School Football Luncheon.
 
East Point, GA
$85,000
To launch the one-acre Elm Street Garden in English Avenue, training at least three English Avenue residents to farm, and to expand the Wheat Street Garden by two acres.
 
Athens, GA
$25,000
For the Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmers Market Program to deliver nutritional education and distribute at least 16,000 pounds of locally grown fruits and vegetables to more than 2,000 residents of food desert neighborhoods.
 
Kathleen, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Oakwood, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Atlanta, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.
 
Cartersville, GA
$500
For football equipment, as part of the 2013 Coaches Clinic.

 

Better Beginnings

Atlanta, GA
$27,000
To provide technical assistance that will launch a fund-raising campaign for Georgia's Quality Rated childcare provider incentives program.
 
Atlanta, GA
$165,000 over three years
Challenge grant for the 1-800-CHILDREN helpline to provide all citizens of Georgia with access to guidance on issues pertaining to child abuse and parenting, information, support, and linkages to community resources.
 
Atlanta, GA
$150,000 over three years
For operating support of GEEARS, the statewide alliance focused on ensuring that all Georgia children enter school ready to learn.

 

Inspiring Spaces

Atlanta, GA
$50,000
For Community Day 2013, in which 200 volunteers from the Blank Family of Businesses will complete 10 Atlanta Habitat Brush with Kindness projects in English Avenue.
 
Atlanta, GA
$60,000
To create Lindsay Street Park, the first park in the English Avenue Neighborhood, and to support a park visioning process.

 

Mountain Sky Guest Ranch Fund

Belgrade Baseball, Inc.
  Belgrade, MT
$5,000
To provide maintenance and repairs to the Belgrade Bandit Field.
 
Bozeman, MT
$3,000
For the Outdoor Explores match program.
 
Bozeman, MT
$4,000
For the Eat, Live, Play program.
 
Bozeman, MT
$2,000
For the Spark Grant program.
 
Bozeman, MT
$4,000
To deepen the engagement of the current/past donors and participants.
 
Gallatin County CASA/GAL Program Inc
Bozeman, MT
$5,000
To provide training for volunteers.
 
Bozeman, MT
$3,000
For the Bold Gold teen outdoor leadership program.
 
Gardiner, MT
$1,500
For a summer enrichment camp.
 
Bozeman, MT
$8,000
For the Early Childhood Community Council program coordinator salary.
 
Bozeman, MT
$45,000 over three years
For the KidsLINK afterschool program.
 
Bozeman, MT
$1,500
To sponsor the Circles of Trust workshop for Montana nonprofit leaders.
 
Little People Learning Center, Inc.
Yellowstone National Park, WY
$5,000
To provide the music and movement activity center for the Outdoor Learning Center.
 
Livingston, MT
$2,000
For the Teacher Enrichment Grant program, with awards focused on outdoor activity and education.
 
Livingston, MT
$20,000
To construct a Local Food System Center and Community Kitchen.
 
Livingston, MT
$4,000
To pay for the processing expenses of game and livestock donated to the Gardiner Food Pantry and Livingston Food Pantry.  
 
Livingston-Park County Tennis Association
Livingston, MT
$5,000
To restore the Tennis Courts in Sacajawea Park.
 
Livingston, MT
$8,000
For the Montana Roots partnership project.
 
Bozeman, MT
$5,000
For organizational capacity building and for Scholarships for the Washington Leadership Conference.
 
Missoula, MT
$1,000
For the Montana Partnership to End Childhood Hunger (MT PECH) 2013 Summit.
 
Livingston, MT
4000 12
For playground equipment.
 
Livingston, MT
$30,000 over three years
For general operating support.
 
Livingston, MT
$1,500
To provide funding for women in Park county to assist with the cost of mammograms and the expenses associated with the treatment of breast cancer.
 
Livingston, MT
$10,000
For the Livingston Farms to Schools program to construct a barn and fence at Park High School.
 
Livingston, MT
$6,000
To expand the Parents as Teachers home visiting program.
 
Livingston, MT
$2,050
To support travel and supply expenses for the Gardiner Agriculture Education and FFA Chapter. 
 
Seattle, WA
$2,500
To provide communications for the Montana/Wyoming Funders Group.
 
Bozeman, MT
$3,000
For the Girls on the Run program.
 
Livingston, MT
$4,000
For the Young Entrepreneur Stewardship program.
 
Bozeman, MT
$7,500
For the Expedition Yellowstone program.

 

 Pathways to Success

Washington, DC
$15,000
To provide partial support for the Atlanta Grad Nation Community Summit in partnership with The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Speaker Series American Promise.
 
Atlanta, GA
$15,000
To join with Atlanta foundations to create a donor advised fund that will be used to advance statewide education advocacy and policy.
 
Atlanta, GA
$30,000
To relocate KIPP WAYS Academy to the former Herndon Elementary School building located in English Avenue to allow for the expansion to elementary grades.
 
Washington, DC
$25,000
For the National Council on Teacher Quality’s review and rating of Georgia's teacher preparation programs.
 
Atlanta, GA
$25,000
For the Atlanta CareerRise workforce inventory pilot project.
 
Atlanta, GA
$95,000 over three years
To define statewide policy priorities for Vulnerable and Disconnected Youth and to develop and launch the advocacy strategy to support them.
 
Atlanta, GA
$2,000
To provide international travel expenses for youth ambassadors of the Fulton County Global Youth Leadership Program.
 
Washington, DC
$25,000
To include Georgia in the National Youth Jobs Tour, designed to raise public awareness about the economic struggles of disconnected youth and highlight solutions that connect low-income youth with education and training, specifically in Vine City and English Avenue.

 

Rise Up

Atlanta, GA
$12,000
To support the project management for 20 total service projects on behalf of the Rise Up Atlanta campaign, as well as to support the 23rd Annual Hands On Atlanta Day.

 

Speaker Series

Atlanta, GA
$2,500
For the 'A Place at the Table' speaker series event on 2/28/2013.
 
San Francisco, CA
$5,000
For the Atlanta Mini Maker Faire and screening of documentary film "If You Build It" on 10/25/2013 as part of the Speaker Series.

 

Discretionary

Agape Community Center

Alliance Theatre Company

American Jewish Committee

American Jewish World Service

Atlanta Concorde Fire Soccer Association, Inc.

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Atlanta Jewish Music Festival

Babson College

Columbia University: Division of Neonatology

CURE Childhood Cancer

Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

East Lake Foundation

Fighting Back Scholarship Program

Freeside Technology Spaces

Friends of the High Line

Girls Who Code, Inc.

GivingPoint, Inc.

Habitat for Humanity International

Hartley Film Foundation

High Museum of Art

Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless

Jazz At Lincoln Center, Inc.

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix

Junior Achievement of Georgia

Let's Cure CP, Inc.

Marcus Jewish Community Center

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

Midtown Assistance Center

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

National Center For Civil And Human Rights, Inc.

New Venture Fund

North Carolina Outward Bound School

One Montana

Pace Academy

Park County Community Foundation

Rally Foundation, Inc.

Temple Beth Tikvah

United Nations Foundation

U.S. Fund for UNICEF

William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum

William Breman Jewish Home

Woodruff Arts Center, Inc.

Zaban Couples Center, Inc.

Zoo Atlanta