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2004 Directed Grants
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Source: Conference Report accompanying H.R. 2673/P.L. 108-199 "Consolidated Appropriations Act," 2004 (Jan. 23, 2004; 118 Stat. 3).

The amounts shown are those approved by the Congress during the appropriation process. NOTE: Final Amounts were reduced by 0.59 percent pursuant to Division H, Section 168(b) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2004.

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100 Black Men of Louisville, Louisville, KY for Project MALE 12,000
10th District Gang Task Force, Herndon, VA, for program development and implementation for at-risk and gang prevention after school programs 280,000

Academy of Music, Lynchburg, VA, to support an arts education program for area students 100,000
Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, for educational programming associated with the Lewis and Clark expedition 150,000
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center, MD for a technology-based mentoring program for at-risk youth 250,000
After the Bell Program, Soldotna, AK, for after school programs 100,000
Alaska Department of Education, Juneau, AK, for remedial education programs to help low-performing students meet testing requirements 2,000,000
Alaska Education Services, Anchorage, AK, for East Anchorage Youth in Peril Program to provide after school and summer programs for at risk youth 475,000
Alaska Hospitality Alliance, Anchorage, AK, for a vocational training program 100,000
Alaska Humanities Forum, Anchorage, AK, to bring authors to rural and remote school districts to promote literacy, reading, and writing skills through the Authors in Schools program 50,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Pittsburgh, PA, in collaboration with War for Empire, Inc., for educational programs and activities associated with the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War 350,000
American Foundation for Negro Affairs (AFNA) National Education and Research Fund, Philadelphia, PA, to raise the achievement level of minority students and increase minority access to higher education 650,000
American Humane Animal Welfare Education Program, Denver, CO, to support a model animal health and welfare educational program for elementary and secondary education students 50,000
American Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, for educational programming 25,000
American Society of Educators, Philadelphia, PA, to develop and disseminate materials on the use of instructional technologies 50,000
American Theater Arts for Youth, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, for an arts in education program 75,000
American Theater Arts for Youth, Philadelphia, PA for youth arts programs in San Diego County, CA 50,000
American Theater Arts for Youth, Philadelphia, PA for youth arts programs in Washington State 50,000
American Theater Arts for Youth, Philadelphia, PA, for elementary school students in Idaho 100,000
American Theater Arts for Youth, Philadelphia, PA, for the Mississippi Arts in Education Program 150,000
Americana Community Center, Inc., Louisville, KY for an after school program and computer classes 52,000
An Achievable Dream, Newport News, VA, for curriculum development and a college preparation program 250,000
Anchorage Museum of History and Art and Alaska Humanities Forum, Anchorage, AK, to develop curriculum on Alaskan culture and art for Alaska schools 200,000
Anchorage School District, Anchorage, AK, for an English Language Instruction program for limited English proficiency students 500,000
Anchorage School District, Anchorage, AK, in conjunction with the Fairbanks North Star School District, for a technology-based system for standards-based instruction 500,000
Annie Malone Children and Family Service Center, St. Louis, MO, to expand an early education program and services and to include the Parents as Teachers Program 750,000
Artspace Projects, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, for the Artspace Projects Distance Education Initiative, which may include the acquisition of technology 100,000
Atlantic City Schools, Atlantic City, NJ for English as a second language curriculum 125,000
Audubon Pennsylvania, Audubon, PA, to support educational programming that focuses on the art and writings of John Audubon 100,000
Augusta Public Schools USD #402, Augusta, KS, for staff development and implementation of technology curriculum 250,000

Bakersfield Music Theatre, Bakersfield, CA, for the STARS School of Fine Arts 100,000
Beaufort County School District, Hilton Head Island, SC for the development and implementation of a model program in technology and literacy for K-12 education teachers 200,000
Bellevue School District, Washington, for implementation of an English as a Second Language training program 250,000
Bethesda Children's Home, Meadville, PA, to integrate a vocational and technical component into the educational curriculum 50,000
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, for a mentoring initiative for children of incarcerated parents 150,000
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Southeast Alaska, in partnership with Alaska Department of Education, the Boys and Girls Club and Cook Inlet Tribal Council for a comprehensive mentoring program for at-risk children 300,000
Bossier Parish School Board, Benton, LA, for technology enhancements 100,000
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston, MA, for youth musical training and educational programs 400,000
Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket, RI, for academic and literacy, character education, career preparation, and enrichment activities for youth 400,000
Boys and Girls Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, to develop a school-based mentoring program 50,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Atlanta, GA, for computer training for at-risk youth 2,000,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Indian River County, Vero Beach, FL 100,000
Boys and Girls Harbor, Inc., New York, NY, for a financial literacy project at the Germantown Settlement Charter School in Philadelphia, PA 25,000
Bozeman Public School District, Bozeman, MT, for a pilot, standards-based learning program for elementary, middle, and high school students 650,000
Bradford High School, Bradford, PA, to improve the metalworking program 100,000
Bucks County Quality Child Care Coalition for Early Care and Education, Doylestown, PA, to improve the quality of early childhood education programs 50,000
Burns Telecommunications Center at Montana State University-Bozeman, Bozeman, MT, to support the coalition for establishing a National Teacher Enhancement Network for access to high quality online professional development for science teachers 250,000

CableLife Community Enrichment Corporation, Louisville, KY, for after school programs 50,000
Cabrini Mission Foundation, New York, NY, for technology, math and science resources 50,000
Caddo Parish School Board, Shreveport, LA, for technology enhancements 100,000
Calcasieu Parish School Board, Lake Charles, LA, for technology enhancements 100,000
Caldwell County Education Consortium, Lenoir, NC, for teacher training program 250,000
Canaan Community Development Corporation, Louisville, KY, for after school programs 50,000
Canton City Schools, Canton, OH, for the Genesis math project 250,000
Canton School District in Canton, SD, for a community education program 50,000
Canton Symphony Orchestra, Canton, OH, for orchestra education 400,000
Carnegie Science Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, for education programs for teachers and students as part of the Pittsburgh International Science and Technology Festival 50,000
Carthage Technical Center, Carthage, MO, for equipment 250,000
Centennial School District, PA for a payment under subpart 20 of part D of Title V of the ESEA, without regard to the requirements of that subpart 450,000
Center for Educational Services, Auburn, ME, to establish the Schools and Technology for Assessment and Reflection (STAR) program 300,000
Center for Houston's Future, Houston, TX, for early education programs 150,000
Center for Integrative Medicine at Inner Harmony, PC, Clarks Summit, PA, to develop a pilot program to assist children in coping with stress 200,000
Center for the Improvement of Teacher Education and Schooling (CITES), Brigham Young University-Public School Partnership, Provo, UT, for public school reading instruction for intermediate and secondary grades 300,000
Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Carlisle, PA, for an arts in education program 25,000
Central Valley School District 356 in Greenacres, WA, to purchase and implement the PLATO system to improve student achievement 500,000
Centre County AVTS, Pleasant Gap, PA, for technology equipment 100,000
Chambers County Board of Education, Lafayette, AL, for the School District Internet Access Project 50,000
Champions of Caring, Villanova, PA, to support a recognition program for high school students serving their communities 100,000
Charter School Development Corporation in Las Vegas, NV, to focus on technology and college preparation 800,000
Charter School Institute, Philadelphia, PA, for the Shipyard Charter School to develop curriculum and acquire equipment for apprentice programs 50,000
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR, for a high school equivalency program 30,000
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, MD, for environmental education programs in Pennsylvania 50,000
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, MD, in collaboration with the Living Classrooms Foundation, Baltimore, MD, to provide field and computer programs about the Chesapeake Bay 350,000
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Cincinnati, OH, for fiber optic data transmission system equipment 100,000
City of Baker School Board, Baker, LA, for technology enhancements 50,000
City of Providence, RI, on behalf of the Providence Public Schools, for an assessment of the school system, and development and implementation of a school improvement plan 150,000
City of San Bernardino, CA Superintendent of Schools to expand the Schools-to-Careers initiatives 350,000
City of San Jose, CA, Office of Early Care and Education Services to enhance training in the Smart Start program 400,000
City of Stockton, Stockton, CA, for the Stockton After School Program 500,000
City Year Inc., Philadelphia, PA, for the High School Heroes program to reduce truancy and drop-out rates 225,000
Clark County Public Education Foundation in Las Vegas, NV, to support development of educational and technical activities 100,000
Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV, "Success Through English Program" (STEP) to provide intensive English Language instruction and testing services 150,000
Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV, for intensive math and reading intervention programs, including equipment costs 100,000
Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV, for teacher quality improvements 1,500,000
Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV, to provide support for academic enrichment activities 75,000
Clemson University, Clemson, SC, for Call Me Mister program 250,000
Cleveland Avenue YMCA, Montgomery, AL, to support an after school program serving at-risk youth 50,000
Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland, OH, for One by One Thousand Outreach project 250,000
Cleveland Independent School District, Cleveland, OH, to further implement the Voyager Universal Literacy Program, the Voyager Passport Program and other Voyager Expanded Learning programs designed to improve student literacy 150,000
Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland, OH, for distance learning 500,000
Coahoma Community College, Clarksdale, MS, to support improved student achievement and teacher quality through the Student-Teacher Enhancement Program 50,000
Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, to support environmental research conducted at the center by select high school students 100,000
Coconino County School District, Arizona, for teacher quality improvements 500,000
College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY, for a Teacher Education and Enrichment Program 400,000
College Summit, Inc., Washington, DC, for increasing college enrollment rate of low income youth 3,000,000
Communities in Schools of Northeast Texas, Inc., Pflugerville, TX, for educational services for at-risk students 325,000
Communities in Schools of Virginia, Richmond, VA, to continue to help children achieve academic success, and to expand its program to more communities 150,000
Communities in Schools, Alexandria, VA, for national program activities to coordinate community resources to help youth stay in school 800,000
Communities in Schools-Bell-Coryell Counties, Inc., Killeen, TX, for educational services for at-risk youth; 200,000
Communities in Schools-Central Texas, Inc., Austin, TX, for educational services for at-risk youth 200,000
Community Economic Empowerment Corporation, Louisville, KY, for after school programs 50,000
Community Foundation in Decatur, IL, to support science programs and related academic activities for local high school students 100,000
Community Foundation of Louisville, Louisville, KY, for Lac Viet reading programs 50,000
Community of Agile Partners in Education/Pennsylvania Educational Telecommunications Exchange Network (CAPE/PETE), Bethlehem, PA, for distance learning programs (New Name: Center for Advancing Partnerships in Education) 300,000
Conservatory for the Performing Arts Charter School, St. Paul, MN, for development and support of educational programs 25,000
Constitutional Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, to develop educational programming on the history of the Constitution 50,000
Continuation and expansion of the Iowa Communications Network statewide fiber optic demonstration 1,000,000
County of Charleston, Charleston, SC, for a Charleston Media Technology Park project 200,000
County of Venango, Franklin, PA, to promote environmental and heritage education 50,000

Danville Independent Schools, Danville, KY, for Danville Kids' University 150,000
Dauphin County, PA, for a Truancy and Delinquency Reduction Program 50,000
Delaware Valley Earth Force, Wyncote, PA, for environmental education programs 37,500
Delta Greely School District, Delta Junction, AK, to develop interactive online courses and provide distance education services (via the Internet) to small schools in rural Alaska 750,000
Deming Public Schools, Deming, NM, to support the alternative high school program, district improvement plan and technology enhancement program 680,000
DePaul School, Louisville, KY, for educational instructional materials 50,000
Discovery Center of Science and Technology, Bethlehem, PA, for educational programs and exhibits that will demonstrate best practices for teaching science 200,000

East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 100,000
Eastern National, Fort Washington, PA, for education programs 50,000
Ed & Ruth Lehman YMCA, Longmont, CO, to support after school programs 15,000
Educare of Omaha, Inc., NE to promote school readiness among low-income children 750,000
Education Leaders Council, Washington, DC, for the Following Leaders project 10,000,000
Educational Service District #101, Spokane, WA for distance learning 300,000
El Dorado Public Schools, El Dorado, KS, to extend Project Connect 250,000
Encore Series, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, for the Jazz in the Schools music education program 100,000
Endeavor Academy, Titusville, FL, for professional development workshops to K-12 teachers in math, science, technology and reading 200,000
Entrepreneurship Florida, Tampa, FL, for teacher training, student curriculum/text material, administrative costs 100,000

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Fairbanks, AK, for the 4 R Children's program 300,000
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, Virginia, for a delinquency prevention program for students with behavioral and emotional needs 200,000
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, Virginia, to initiate a course in Emergency Medical Services for Falls Church High School to respond to future security and safety incidents 100,000
Fairfax Education Foundation, Fairfax, Virginia, to implement a web-based communications portal, Partnerships to Advance Learning 250,000
Family First Foundation, Erie, PA, for alternative education programs for at-risk youth 75,000
Family Life Center, Inc., Louisville, KY for after school programs 50,000
Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI, to expand after school programming for minority and at-risk youth 125,000
Father Maloney's Boy's Haven, Louisville, KY for education programs 50,000
Field Kindley High School, Coffeyville, KS, for start-up costs for implementing a Health Careers program 250,000
First Book, Washington, DC, to establish a First Book Rural Initiative in Idaho 450,000
First Tee, St. Augustine, FL for a character education program 1,000,000
Fisher's Peak YMCA, Trinidad, CO, for after school programs and a summer camping program 15,000
Flagship After School Program in Missoula County, MT, for after school and summer school programs 100,000
Florida Orchestra, Tampa, Florida, for a demonstration program 250,000
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, for a Florida reading, math and science initiative 1,500,000
For Us Northwest, Portland, OR, for a mentoring program for children affected by HIV/AIDS 25,000
Fort Worth Independent School District, Fort Worth, TX, for the ISD Imagination Station project 500,000
Foundation for the Improvement of Mathematics and Science Education, CA for student assessment, teacher training, and curriculum development 100,000
Foundation for the Improvement of Mathematics and Science Education, San Diego, CA, to implement the Blueprint for Student Success project in the San Diego City Schools 800,000
Fox Valley Family YMCA, Plano, Illinois, for the Teen Action Agenda Program 230,000
Franklin Technology Center, Joplin, MO, for equipment 250,000
Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, PA, to support civic education programs for students 100,000
Futures For Children, Albuquerque, NM, to support programs that help American Indian youth stay in school 1,100,000

Galena School District, Galena, AK, for a distance education program 500,000
Galena School District, Galena, AK, to develop an assets-building program for transitioning of Rural Alaska Students in boarding school environments 600,000
Galilee Community Development Corporation, Louisville, KY for academic tutoring and enrichment 30,000
Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, for the development of an arts in education program to serve K-12 students 50,000
Gibson Technical Center, Reeds Spring, MO, for equipment 250,000
Girl Scouts of the USA, Washington DC for a science and math program 500,000
Give Every Child A Chance, Manteca, CA, to provide tutoring services to children in grades K-12 500,000
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, for a Teacher Academy program to address the unique needs of and demand for teachers in urban districts 50,000
Grant Joint Union High School District, Sacramento, California, for Maritime Technology Training Program 53,000
Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, OH, to develop educational program to promote literacy in math, science, and technology 350,000
Great Projects Film Company, Inc., Washington, DC, to produce "Educating America," a documentary about the challenges facing our public schools 50,000
Greater Cleveland Growth Association, Cleveland, OH for curriculum development for an advanced manufacturing and engineering technology academy 250,000
Green Tree School, Philadelphia, PA, for an educational-based, after school program for students with serious emotional disturbances 50,000

Harrisburg Polytechnic Institute, Harrisburg, PA, for a K-16 curriculum, equipment, internships and enrichment activities for high school students 325,000
Hartman Home Transitional Living Program, Wilkes-Barre, PA, to support the development of critical life skills for at-risk youth 50,000
Heartland Regional Community Foundation, St. Joseph, MO, to create a regional youth development program for 12-15 year olds 125,000
Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL, for the Information Technology, Innovative Teaching, and Instructional Technology (IT-3) program to develop and implement a technology training program for K-12 teachers 500,000
Hollidaysburg Area School District, Hollidaysburg, PA for an interactive instructional system 100,000
Holton High School, Holton, KS, for equipment and technology infrastructure 150,000
Houston Independent School District, Houston, Texas, for River Oaks Elementary to set up an International Baccalaureate program 50,000
Humphreys County School District, MS, for curriculum and library resource improvement 25,000
Huntingdon College, Montgomery, AL, for training K-12 teachers in the use of education technology 200,000
Hurley School District in Hurley, Wisconsin for after school programs 250,000

I Can Learn, New Orleans, LA for technology programs 3,500,000
Idaho Falls School District 91, Idaho Falls, Idaho, to implement an English as a Second Language instructional program 400,000
Illinois Coalition of Challenger Learning Centers, Bloomington and Woodstock, Illinois, for science education programs 500,000
Illinois Math and Science Academy for 21st Century Information Fluency Project 500,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, IL for North Chicago SD #187 for school improvement to low-performing high schools and middle schools 90,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, IL for the Flora School District career and technical education 125,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, IL for the Robinson High School computing program 165,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, IL for Waukegan CUSD #60 for school improvement to low-performing high schools and middle schools 90,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, IL for Wheeling CCSD #21 for math achievement in the middle grades 70,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Illinois, for Aurora West SD 129, to assist in implementing Career Academies at West Senior High School 250,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Illinois, for Carpentersville CUSD 300 for school improvement interventions in their low-performing high schools and middle schools 300,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Illinois, for Elgin U 46 to strengthen and expand the instruction related to the Illinois Learning Standards in Career and Technical Education 250,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Illinois, for Illinois Virtual High School Project 500,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Illinois, for the Taft School District 90 to improve student achievement through technology-based and resource-based instruction 150,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Illinois, to establish an early learning program in Plainfield CCSD 202 150,000
Independence USD 446, Independence, KS, for teacher training and technology curriculum development 250,000
Indian River Community College, Fort Pierce, FL, for teacher education and training 100,000
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, Danville, VA, for technology training for educators and students 600,000
Institute for Education and the Arts of the National Music Center and Museum Foundation, Washington, DC for a music education demonstration 500,000
Institute for Student Achievement, Lake Success, NY, for educational programs for at-risk students 750,000
Institute for Student Achievement, Lake Success, NY, for programmatic costs at Annandale High School in Virginia 225,000
Institute for Student Achievement, Lake Success, NY, for programmatic costs at Glen Cove High School in New York 140,000
Institute of HeartMath, Boulder Creek, CA for a national demonstration on student standardized testing 1,000,000
Intermediate Unit 17 Technology Improvement Project, Williamsport, PA, to support school districts and enhance their access to information technology 200,000
International Music Products Association, Carlsbad, California, to provide students in San Diego County with music education 125,000
Iowa Association of School Boards, Des Moines, IA for the Lighthouse for School Reform project 500,000
Iowa Department of Education to continue and expand a demonstration program for additional bilingual and English as a Second Language training 1,000,000
Iowa Department of Education to continue the Iowa School Construction Demonstration Project 7,000,000
Iowa State Education Association, Des Moines, IA, for an initiative to educate students on the role of international trade in the U.S. economy 155,000
Iron County School District, Cedar City, UT, for a student achievement management information system 500,000
Iron County Schools, Cedar City, UT, to support the development of the Student Achievement Management (SAM) information system 100,000
Isaac Stern Education Legacy in New York, NY, to integrate distance learning and educational technology with music education programs 150,000

JASON Foundation for Education to extend science education and teacher professional development programs to schools in South Carolina 500,000
Jefferson County Public School District, Golden, Colorado, for an English Language Development Program 500,000
Jefferson County-DuBois AVTS, Reynoldsville, PA, to improve the technical education capacity of the school 250,000
Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, Inc., Louisville, KY, for economic education 40,000
Junior Achievement of Southwest Pennsylvania, Inc., Warrendale, PA, to implement Exhange City, a nationally recognized, innovative learning program, in Pittsburgh 100,000

Kathleen Elementary School, Lakeland, Florida, for technology enhancements 30,000
Kids Voting South Dakota in Pierre, SD to expand programming in tribal schools 60,000
KIPP Foundation, San Francisco, CA for KIPP School Leadership Program 4,000,000
KNME, Albuquerque, NM, to support the American Indian Literacy program 750,000
Knowledge Works, Cincinnati, OH for Ohio High School Transformation Initiative 1,000,000

L.E.A.D.E.R.S program, Rochester Hills, Michigan for character education programs 150,000
Lafayette Parish School Board, Lafayette, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 100,000
Lafourche Parish School Board, Thibodaux, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 100,000
Lake Erie-Allegheny Earth Force, Erie, PA, for environmental education programs 37,500
Lansing Public Schools, Lansing, MI, to implement the Help One Student to Succeed Reading Centered School program 198,000
LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program in Los Angeles, CA 400,000
Last Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Oklahoma City, OK for the Learning for Life program 200,000
Lenawee Agricultural Learning Center, Adrian, MI, for fiber optic connection and equipment 92,000
Letcher County Board of Education, Whitesburg, Kentucky, for technology equipment 300,000
Liberty Memorial Association, Kansas City, MO, to develop education programs for students 50,000
Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, Kentucky, for Math and Sciences Career Development Center 350,000
Line Mountain School District, Trevorton, PA, to develop a pilot project designed to offer specialized curriculum and vocational training related to careers in volunteer firefighting to high school students in Pennsylvania 50,000
Livingston Parish Technology and Literacy Center, Denham Springs, Louisiana, for educational programs 71,000
Loess Hills Area Education Agency in Iowa for a demonstration in early childhood education 750,000
Logan City School District, Logan, UT, for support of the Early Reading Assistance Project 100,000
Long Island Philharmonic Orchestra, Melville, New York, for music education programs 250,000
Look Up To Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, to encourage the development of Cleveland's young leaders 75,000
Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, California, for the Early Advantage Initiative project 500,000
Louisiana Department of Education for TAP, a multi-tiered, teacher staffing model that provides teachers with new career growth paths, increased salary flexibility and ongoing professional development 200,000
Lycoming County Career Consortium, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to improve the technical education capacity of the consortium 100,000

Marketplace for Kids for an entrepreneurial education program in North Dakota 300,000
Marymount Institute for the Education of Women and Girls of Marymount College of Fordham University, Tarrytown, NY, for a mentoring project to enhance the academic and social development of Latina girls at Sleepy Hollow Middle School 50,000
Marywood University, Scranton, PA, for technology and curriculum development for the Center for Assistive Technology laboratories to provide training to K-12 educators on teaching practices 300,000
Maui Economic Development Board for Girls into Science Program 300,000
Medaille College, Buffalo, New York, for literacy program at the Western New York Center for Literacy and Learning 50,000
Messiah College, Grantham, PA, to support initiatives to improve educational opportunities for children in grades K-12 200,000
MicroSociety, Philadelphia, PA, to further develop and disseminate a whole school model of reform 200,000
Middle Country School District, NY, to establish a math, science and technology lab at Oxhead Road Elementary School in Centereach, NY 200,000
Midlands Youth Foundation, Chicago, IL, for the Beat the Streets Program 150,000
Military Heritage Foundation, Carlisle Barracks, PA, for the United States Army Heritage and Education Center for education materials and programs on military and social history 100,000
Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation to continue a demonstration on full-service schools in Iowa 500,000
Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation to support a full-service community school in the Tukwila School District in Washington State 250,000
Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation, Washington, DC, to replicate the full- service community school program in Pennsylvania 300,000
Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, for improving academic achievement through history education 25,000
Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, California, for the International Baccalaureate Program 25,000
Mississippi Broadcasting Networks, Jackson, MS, for public radio broadcast of student writing through the Rural Voices initiative 100,000
Monett R-1 School District, Monett, MO, for support of the Southwest Area Career Center, including acquisition of equipment and technology 500,000
Monroe City School District, Monroe, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 50,000
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA, for equipment and the expansion of the Young Artists Workshop, an arts education program offered to underprivileged students from the Philadelphia School District 50,000
Motivational Productions, Garden Ridge, TX, to establish a violence/drug prevention and character education program 250,000
Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, to expand its music and arts program 225,000
Mountain Laurel Center, Bushkill, PA, for equipment and program development related to the Mountain Laurel Institute 200,000
Musical Arts Association, Cleveland, OH for education outreach programs projects 500,000

Naperville Community Unit School District 203, Naperville, Illinois, for a P.E. 4LIFE Institute to train more physical education teachers throughout the state on proven methods of innovative physical education programs 200,000
National Aviary, Pittsburgh, PA, for technology for the Flite-Zone immersive classroom and expansion of nature education programs 100,000
National Council of La Raza, Washington, D.C., to develop assessment guidelines for limited English proficient students and to expand professional development academies 500,000
National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship to Handicapped and Disadvantaged Youth in partnership with Seattle Public Schools to provide financial literacy and entrepreneurship education to low-income and minority youth 100,000
National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship to Handicapped and Disadvantaged Youth, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, to provide financial literacy and entrepreneurship education to low-income and minority youth in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh 100,000
National History Day for a history competition in Iowa 100,000
National Maritime Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC, for the Spirit of Enterprise Maritime Heritage Education Program 75,000
National Science Center Foundation, Augusta, GA for educational technology and other purposes 1,000,000
National Student Partnerships, Washington, DC, for National Service Program training activities to improve and evaluate methods of expansion for national training programs 100,000
National Ten-Point Leadership Foundation, Boston, MA, for math and science programs for at-risk youth 225,000
New Avenues for Youth, Portland, OR, for educational services to homeless youth 30,000
New Orleans Outreach to expand the programming and administration of their school based volunteer program 200,000
New School University, New York, NY, for a pilot program to provide supplementary services and support to at-risk, low-income high school students 250,000
New York University, Child Study Center, NY, for the "Parent Corps" initiative 100,000
New Zion Community Development Foundation, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 50,000
North Carolina Electronics and Information Technologies Association, Raleigh, North Carolina, for its School Technology Demonstration Project 250,000
North Central Regional Education Laboratory, Naperville, IL for a center to help states implement the No Child Left Behind Legislation 200,000
North Rockland Central School District for an Early Childhood Center in Rockland County, NY 50,000
North Slope Borough School District, Barrow, AK, for an early childhood education program 300,000
Northern Illinois University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, DeKalb, IL, for student support, including stipends, equipment and computers for a paleontology research project 100,000

Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus, OH, for a science education network 1,700,000
Ohio Department of Education for Teacher Preparation Demonstration--Charter College and Apprenticeship Model 800,000
Oil City Area School District, Oil City, PA, to establish a technology laboratory 100,000
Oklahoma State Department of Education, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to sustain and expand their handheld computer program 150,000
On line Louisiana, New Orleans, LA, for an on-line project 200,000
Opera Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, for the Sounds of Learning arts education program 50,000
Oregon Partnership, Portland, OR, for a program to close the achievement gap for Hispanic students 125,000
Ouachita Parish School Board, Monroe, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 50,000

PACE Juvenile Justice Center in Des Moines, Iowa, to establish the Director's Council of Des Moines to coordinate youth services 300,000
Pacific Islands Educational Center in American Samoa, to support the use and application of basic English and math skills 400,000
Panhandle Area Educational Consortium, Chipley, Florida, to establish a reading teacher program 500,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education in San Diego, CA, to provide a parent training program 100,000
Parents as Teachers National Center, St. Louis, MO, to revise the Born to Learn Curriculum 400,000
Parents, Inc., Anchorage, AK, for expansion of Parents Inc. programs and activities in Alaska 500,000
Parks Unlimited, Inc., Franklin, PA, for environmental education programs 50,000
Partners in Economic Progress in Des Moines, IA, for a mentoring and education support program for disadvantaged children 400,000
Partnership for Children, Kansas City, MO, for structured before and after school educational programs 1,000,000
Peace Center, Inc., Louisville, KY, for after school programs 20,000
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, for support of an after school arts program 25,000
Pennsylvania Academy of Music, Lancaster, PA, to develop and conduct a performance-based, classical music education program 50,000
Pennsylvania Ballet Association, Philadelphia, PA, for outreach and education programs 100,000
People for People, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, for programs at the Parent Information Resource Center 100,000
Philadelphia Department of Recreation, Philadelphia, PA, for a mentoring initiative as part of the Camp William Penn program 50,000
Philadelphia Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, for a Sports and Entertainment Career Expo to expose high school students to career opportunities in the sports industry 50,000
Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, in collaboration with the National Center for Learning Disabilities, to conduct early childhood literacy training and program development activities as part of the Get Ready to Read! Initiative 100,000
Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Association for Nonviolence Inc., Philadelphia, PA, for its College for Teens program 50,000
Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates, Philadelphia, PA, for an after school art education program 25,000
Philadelphia Orchestra, Philadelphia, PA, for educational programs 175,000
Philadelphia Safe and Sound, Philadelphia, PA, to offer comprehensive youth development activities, including after school programming, as part of a full community school approach 100,000
Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA, for the Zoo School Education program and the Junior Zoo Apprentice New Ventures program 250,000
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh, PA, to provide educational programs for students visiting the gardens 200,000
Pinal County School District, Arizona, for teacher quality improvements 500,000
Pittsburgh Technology Council, Pittsburgh, PA, for technology upgrades and expansion of the Technology Literacy Initiative to train K-12 teachers and students in the use of computers 100,000
Pittsburgh Voyager, Pittsburgh, PA, for math and science education programming for students 250,000
Plymouth Community & Renewal Center, Louisville, KY for summer day camp and managing adolescent problems 20,000
Point Hope Daycare Center, Point Hope, AK, to train teachers and improve programs for young children 50,000
Presbyterian Community Center, Louisville, KY for youth development education 100,000
Presque Isle State Park, Erie, PA, for curriculum development and environmental education programs 25,000
Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, Virginia, for Bilingual Literacy Extended Kindergarten Program 200,000
Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, Virginia, for Middle School Reading and Math Remediation Program 200,000
Project 2000, Washington, DC, for after school programs to provide academic and mentoring services to inner city youth 125,000
Project Georgetown, Georgetown, TX, for an after school program 100,000
Project GRAD-USA Inc., Houston, TX, for continued support and expansion of the program focusing on school reform 20,000,000
Project H.O.M.E., Philadelphia, PA, for an after school program 100,000
Project Rainbow, Philadelphia, PA, to provide early childhood services and after school programs 250,000
Provo City Public Schools, Provo, Utah, to develop, purchase and implement an English language instructional program for training and certifying ESL teachers 300,000
Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, PA, for the Youth Education for Tomorrow Center, as part of an after school, literacy initiative 50,000

Rabbit Run Community Arts Association, Madison, OH, for educational programs 90,000
Rapides Parish School Board, Alexandria, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 100,000
ReadNet Foundation, New York, NY, for a web-based educational program 300,000
Recognizing Achievement-Rewarding Excellence Foundation, Troy, MI, for an award and education program and student leadership services 225,000
Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia, for character education programs in Chesapeake and Suffolk School systems 350,000
Research for Better Schools, Philadelphia, PA, to provide research-based technical assistance to school districts to assist in implementing math and science goals 50,000
Richmond Public School System, Richmond, Virginia, for technology upgrades 62,000
Rio Rancho Public Schools in New Mexico, for the Consortium of Teacher Excellence 100,000
Riverside County Office of Education, Riverside, CA, for the Riverside County Achievement Team Program 133,000
Robert Morris College to expand its College Excel program that provides college academic and career skills to high school seniors and juniors 750,000
Rock School, Philadelphia, PA, to support dance education and a school outreach program 150,000

Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs, Louisville, KY, for Project Learn and Family Learning Centers 200,000
San Bernardino City Unified School District, San Bernardino CA, for vocational training program 750,000
San Bernardino City Unified School District, San Bernardino, CA, for developing English skills for English learners 500,000
San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, San Bernardino, California, for a Virtual High Tech High Program 500,000
San Juan Unified School District, Carmichael, CA, for Focus on Literacy project 326,000
San Juan Unified School District, Carmichael, CA, for Mira Loma High School Arcade Creek environmental education program 96,000
San Pasqual Academy, Escondido, California, for information technology infrastructure 125,000
School District of La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, for after school programs 250,000
School District of Palm Beach County, Florida, to further a demonstration family literacy education program 125,000
School District of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, Florida, to expand curriculum and professional staff development 200,000
School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, to reduce school violence by utilizing community partnerships 250,000
Schoolcraft College, Livonia, Michigan, for its Pipeline to Science and Math Program 250,000
Scotland County School District, Laurinburg, North Carolina, to implement a HOSTS Reading Centered School Program 70,000
Scranton Cultural Center, Scranton, PA, for educational programs 200,000
Seattle Public Schools in partnership with Community Training and Assistance Center to provide technical assistance in educating and involving parents in school improvement 200,000
Seneca Highlands AVTS, Port Allegany, PA, for technology equipment 100,000
Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, PA, to support a community arts program for students in the City of Chester 100,000
Shawnee Gardens Tenants Association, Inc., Louisville, KY, for after school programs 35,000
Sioux City Community School District in Sioux City, IA, to continue and expand the implementation of testing software in Iowa 500,000
Smethport Area School District, Smethport, PA, for technology upgrades 100,000
Sobriety High, St. Paul, MN, for training, curriculum development and program management 400,000
Somerset Community College, Somerset, Kentucky, to develop an enhanced Next Generation Project to help teachers teach the importance of financial literacy among youth 400,000
South Carolina Educational Television, Columbia, SC, to continue the Bridges Demonstration Project to develop educational curriculum compatible with digital broadcasting 300,000
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, for the Dallas Early Childhood Reading Initiative 500,000
Southwest Area Career Center, Monett, MO, for equipment 250,000
Springfield Regional Arts Council, Springfield, MO, for arts education 45,000
Spring-Ford Area School District, Collegeville, PA, to assess students and provide intervention services for students identified in need of academic improvement 75,000
St. Labre Native American Professional Development Center, Sheridan, WY, to expand a program to train teachers serving Native American students in an early literacy learning and math framework 500,000
Stage One: The Louisville Children's Theatre, Louisville, KY for education projects 50,000
Stark County Educational Service Center, Canton, OH for Leadership Skills for NCLB project 500,000
STARS Club Education Program, Jeffersonville, IN, for after school and Saturday programs 40,000
State of Alaska, Juneau, AK, for the Right Start extended-day kindergarten program 1,000,000
State of Mississippi, Department of Education, Jackson, MS, for the Mississippi Math Initiative to improve math scores of elementary and high school students 500,000
Summerbridge Louisville, Louisville, KY for summer tutoring 20,000
Sun Area Career and Technology Center, New Berlin, PA 100,000

Teach for America, New York, NY 2,000,000
Temple Community Development Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky for the Children Against Negativity (CAN) program 50,000
Terrebonne Parish School Board, Houma, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 100,000
The ART of Leadership Foundation, Birmingham, MI, for curriculum development and training 175,000
The Desert Research Institute, Las Vegas, NV, for an outdoor program used to teach K-12 students about the environment of the Mojave Desert 100,000
The Landmark School, Prides Crossing, MA, for a collaborative program with Advocacy Research designed to detect, track, and treat childhood dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities 150,000
The Math Forum, Philadelphia, PA, in conjunction with Drexel University, to support student learning via an interactive math website 100,000
The National Association of Music Education (MENC), Reston, VA, to develop and disseminate information on model music education programs 50,000
The National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, PA, for the infrastructure technology components for student outreach and distance learning 100,000
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, Washington, DC, for development of its National Jazz Curriculum and teacher training workshops 75,000
Think Together, Santa Ana, California, to assist low-income students with homework, tutoring, and mentoring 400,000
Tides Foundation, San Francisco, CA, for the McKelvey entrepreneurial college scholarships to rural, low income Pennsylvania high school graduates 300,000
To provide assistance to low-performing schools, of which $18,200,000 shall be for a grant to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education to provide assistance, through subgrants, to low-performing school districts that are slated for potential take-over and/or on the Education Empowerment List as prescribed by Pennsylvania State Law; and of which $1,800,000 shall be for a grant to Lock Haven University for the Philadelphia School District/Lock Haven Professional Development Partnership for professional development and related services. The Commonwealth initiative is intended to improve the management and operations of the school districts; assist with curriculum development; provide after school, summer and weekend programs; offer teacher and principal professional development and promote the acquisition and effective use of instructional technology and equipment 20,000,000
Today Foundation, Dallas, TX, for the expansion of the Imagination Station literacy program to deliver reading curriculum over the internet using animation 50,000
Together! in Olympia, WA, to support after school programs for at-risk youth 50,000
Town of Cumberland, RI, to provide after school programming for latch key and at-risk children 50,000

U.S. Dream Academy, Columbia, MD, for expanding mentoring and educational services for children of prisoners and children falling behind in school 450,000
U.S. Dream Academy, Inc., Columbia, MD, to expand after school programs for at-risk children with a family history of incarceration 75,000
Unified School District #260, Derby, KS, to develop a central point for data warehousing in the district 250,000
Union Parish School District, Farmerville, LA, to implement an online assessment and interactive instructional program 500,000
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI for early childhood education and after school and summer programs 240,000
United Sports Foundation, Downingtown, PA, for computers and program support for an after school program 50,000
United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, for the SPARK initiative and Get Ready to Read! 150,000
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, in conjunction with the Zelpha Well's Cultural Education Center, for music education programs for economically disadvantaged children 75,000
University of Alaska at Fairbanks for Alaska System for Early Education Development (SEED) program to expand early childhood services and to train Early Head Start teachers with AAS degrees for positions in rural Alaska 1,500,000
University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, AK, for educational programs in support of the Summer Arts Festival 150,000
University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, in collaboration with the Alaska Department of Education, for the Alaska Center for Excellence in Schools at the University of Alaska to assist Alaska's low-performing schools 1,000,000
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, for the National Office for Rural Measurement and Evaluation System to improve the instructional practices and learning possibilities of children from grades 3-8 225,000
University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education to continue the AP Online Academy 1,500,000
University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center, Iowa City, IA, for the Iowa Israel: Partners in Excellence program to enhance math and science opportunities for rural Iowa students 259,000
University of North Florida, Institute of Education, Jacksonville, Florida, for School Readiness HUBS Project 500,000
University of Northern Iowa to continue the 2+2 teacher education demonstration program 600,000
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, for the Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies to support summer gifted and leadership programs and research 125,000
University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia, for technology upgrade, personnel and equipment for the Advanced Academy of Georgia 200,000
Urban League of Lancaster County Inc., Lancaster, PA, for Teen Elect 25,000
USD 373 Newton Public Schools, Newton, KS, to help incorporate technology professional development in the schools 250,000
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City, UT, to improve qualifications for teachers who teach multiple subjects in rural areas 1,000,000
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City, UT, to improve reading in rural schools 650,000

Valley Youth House, Allentown, PA, for after school programming for K-12 students 50,000
Venango County AVTS, Oil City, PA, for technology equipment 100,000
Villa Maria Education Center, Villa Maria, PA, to provide after school programs for at-risk girls 50,000
Virginia Biosciences Development Center, Richmond, VA, for the Innovative Model for Cognitive Learning program to develop a pilot project improving children's cognitive skills 150,000
Virginia Bio-Technology Research Park, Richmond, Virginia, for pilot program to increase students' capacity and interest to learn by improving cognitive skills 250,000
Voyager Expanded Learning, Dallas, Texas, to implement a Voyager Universal Literacy System for kindergarten and first grade children in the 7th Congressional District of Ohio 200,000
Voyager Expanded Learning, Dallas, Texas, to implement a Voyager Universal Literacy System in the 26th Congressional District of Texas 250,000
Voyager Expanded Learning, Dallas, TX, to implement the Voyager Universal Literacy System in public schools in the 18th Congressional District of Ohio 100,000
Voyager Expanding Learning, Dallas, Texas, to implement a Voyager Universal Literacy System demonstration project in the 6th Congressional District of Texas 250,000

Walla Walla Public Schools in Walla Walla, WA for English as a second language curriculum 400,000
Walnut Street Theater, Philadelphia, PA, for its Educational and Outreach program for K-12 schools 50,000
War for Empire, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, to develop new programming focused on media and teacher/student outreach and curriculum development 185,000
Washoe County School District, Reno, NV, to provide intensive English language instruction to students who are non-native speakers of English 200,000
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, to provide teacher training and workshops for students 50,000
Weber School District, Ogden, UT, for the development of the Classroom Observation Robotic Interface (CORI), a professional development program for teachers 500,000
West Philadelphia YMCA, Philadelphia, PA, for educational and recreational programming to serve at-risk youth 200,000
WestEd Eisenhower Regional Consortium for Science and Mathematics, San Francisco, California, to demonstrate and provide independent evaluation and review of the 24 Challenge and Jumping Levels Math Programs 150,000
WestEd Eisenhower Regional Consortium for Science and Mathematics, Tucson, AZ, to implement the 24 Challenge and Jumping Levels program, in Pennsylvania 50,000
Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH, for education programs 200,000
Westmoreland Conservation District, Greensburg, PA, for education programs 100,000
Wilderness Center, Wilmot, OH, for educational programs 32,000
Wildlands Conservancy of Eastern Pennsylvania, Emmaus, PA, for the expansion of hands-on environmental science learning programs 25,000
William Penn School District, Lansdowne, PA, to provide professional development to K-12 teachers and to deliver educational curriculum to students, as well as assess progress, using computer-based software and hardware 100,000
Wisconsin Cooperative Educational Service Agency #3, Fennimore, WI, for alternative education programs at Learning Academies 150,000
WITF Inc., Harrisburg, PA, to develop an educational curriculum for the on-line Teach PA History initiative 50,000
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Vienna, VA, for developing performing arts and education programs 200,000
Working in the Schools in Chicago to expand tutoring and mentoring programs in the Chicago Public Schools 225,000
WQED Multimedia Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, to develop a music-based, animated television program and curriculum to assist students 100,000
WQLN Educational Services, Erie, PA, to expand the F.A.M.I.L.I.E.S. Turn on to Literacy program 25,000


Yavapai County School District, AZ, for teacher quality improvements 500,000
Yazoo City Schools, Yazoo City, MS, for curriculum and library resource improvement 25,000
Yazoo County Schools, Yazoo City, MS, for curriculum and library resource improvement 25,000
YMCA of Anchorage, AK, for after school activities for at-risk teens 250,000
YMCA of Boulder Valley, Boulder, CO, for the Breakthrough Arts Program 22,500
YMCA of Easton, Easton, PA, for after school programming for K-12 students 50,000
YMCA of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA, to provide mentoring services for minority youth 50,000
YMCA of McKeesport, McKeesport, PA, to support the Teen LEAD program serving at-risk, inner city teens 50,000
YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, Denver, CO, to develop a strong teens agenda 37,500
YMCA of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA, for its Youth in Government program 50,000
YMCA of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, to offer introductory computer classes to students as part of an after school initiative 50,000
YMCA of Pueblo, Pueblo, CO, for support of a youth leadership program 15,000
YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, Colorado Springs, CO, to strengthen academic achievement and character development 30,000
YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO, for a leadership training program 15,000
YMCA of the Triangle Area, Raleigh, NC, for youth mentoring, character education and leadership activities 275,000
Youth Alive, Inc., Louisville, KY, for after school programs 50,000
Youth Development Center, Inc., Winchester, VA, for program development for at-risk and gang prevention after school programs 350,000
Yukon Flats School District, Fort Yukon, AK, for development and application of a vocational education program 250,000
YWCA of Anchorage, AK, for after school enrichment programs serving at-risk Anchorage schoolchildren and their mothers 250,000
Zachary Community School Board, Zachary, LA, for technology enhancements 50,000

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Last Modified: 08/30/2006