2014 Grants

2014 Grants

EDUCATION

Permanent Fund for Vermont’s Children, Inc.
Middlebury, VT
$150,000 in continued support for Vermont Birth to Three and Vermont Community Preschool Collaborative, a public-private initiative to establish universal pre-K education in the state of Vermont. (Projected additional support of $300,000 in 2015-2016).

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
f/b/o Thrive in 5
Boston, MA
$168,000 in support for Thrive in Five and its work with Head Start centers in Boston, as part of a larger citywide effort to offer pre-K education for all Boston families. (Projected additional support of $292,000 in 2015-2016).
Subtotal Education: $318,000
Percentage of Total: 23

ENVIRONMENT

1% For the Planet
Waitsfield, VT
$89,688 in final support to enable the organization to grow its corporate membership and increase environmental grantmaking in New England. (Total project support of $311,875 2011-2014)

Highstead Foundation
Redding, CT
$6,143 in support to fund a feasibility study to explore options to help thriving regional conservation partnerships assume a more prominent role in large-scale land conservation in New England.

Ipswich River Watershed Association
Ipswich, MA
$50,000 in final support to build a watershed coalition to restore and protect the Ipswich and Parker River watersheds in Massachusetts. (Total project support of $200,000, 2011-2014.)
Subtotal Environment: $145,831
Percentage of Total: 11

HEALTH

Community Health Center Incorporated
Middletown, CT
$184,163 in support of the development of a sustainable e-consult program to provide access to specialty care for community health center patients in Connecticut and Maine. (Projected additional support of $315,837 in 2015-2017).

Family Health Center of Worcester
Worcester, MA
$145,000 in support of a pilot project to elevate medical interpreters at the center to the level of access coordinators, enabling them to facilitate access to care through medical interpretation, patient navigation and insurance enrollment assistance. (Projected additional support of $220,000 in 2015-2016).

Manchester Community Health Center
Manchester, NH
$35,000 to support noncapital expenses associated with the launch of a second health center site in Manchester. (Total project support of $85,000 2013-2014.)

Thundermist Health Center
Woonsocket, RI
$170,000 for a project to develop a system for improved and expanded care for high-risk patents in Rhode Island, to be undertaken in collaboration with area hospitals and the Rhode Island Quality Institute. (Projected additional support of $220,000 in 2015-16).

Subtotal Health: $534,163
Percentage of Total: 39

FAMILY GRANTS

Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
Boston, MA
$50,000 to support expanded programming and services for girls living in Boston public housing developments. (Projected additional support of $50,000 in 2015.)

Newseum
Washington, D.C.
$300,000
Continued support for The Newseum’s Bancroft Family Ethics Center. (Total support of $1,468,108, 2008-2014.)

Peace Corps
Washington, D.C.
$3,301.48

Subtotal Family Grants: $353,301.48
Percentage of Total: 26

MEMBERSHIPS

Associated Grant Makers, Inc.
Boston, MA
$5,450

Associated Grant Makers, Inc.
f/b/o Boston Education Funders
Boston, MA
$1,000

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy
Hartford, CT
$1,100

Grantmakers Council of Rhode Island
Providence, RI
$1,270

Grantmakers for Education
Portland, OR
$500

Grantmakers in Health
Washington, D.C.
$2,500

Maine Philanthropy Center
Portland, ME
$1,400

United Way of Greater Portland
f/b/o Maine Early Childhood Funders
Portland, ME
$5,000

Subtotal Memberships: $18,220
Percentage of total: 1

Total Grants January-December 2014: $1,369,515.48

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