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2005 Directed Grants
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Source: Conference Report accompanying H.R. 4818/P.L. 108-477, "Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005" (December 8, 2004; 118 Stat. 2809)

The amounts shown are those approved by the Congress during the appropriation process. NOTE: Final amounts were reduced by 0.8 percent pursuant to Division J, Section 122 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005.


Abaertern Academy, Bozeman, MT to support distance learning 500,000
Abbotsford School District, WI, for after school programs 250,000
Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX for reading instruction to children from local school districts 100,000
Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA for programming, exhibits, and outreach 50,000
Academy of Urban School Leadership, Chicago, IL, for the Chicago Academy and Chicago Academy High School, including resident stipends 600,000
Access Living, Chicago, for continuation of educational and education access programs for youth with disabilities 500,000
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center to expand the Screen Education Program in Maryland 100,000
AFSA Education Foundation, Washington DC for MoneySKILL 200,000
Afterschool Alliance, Flint, MI, to develop and disseminate model practices and provide technical assistance for after school programs 150,000
Akron Zoological Park, Akron, OH for educational programs 200,000
Alabama School of Math and Science, Mobile, AL for a computer lab 100,000
Alabama School of Mathematics and Science, Mobile, AL for curriculum development and training 40,000
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, Birmingham, AL to expand student outreach programs and promote good sportsmanship 35,000
Alachua County, Gainesville, FL, for an at-risk youth development initiative 100,000
Alaska Educational Services in Anchorage, AK for its Youth Summer Challenge Program 475,000
Alaska Hospitality Alliance Education Foundation, Anchorage, AK for high school hospitality industry training programs 100,000
Alaska Humanities Forum, Anchorage, AK to produce and deliver an Alaskan history curriculum and to train teachers throughout Alaska in its use 600,000
Alaska Online Consortium in Delta Junction, AK for middle school writing math courses for online delivery across Alaska 300,000
Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, AK for a Marine Ecosystems Education Program 250,000
Albuquerque Public Schools, Albuquerque, NM to improve the teaching of math and science 750,000
Alhambra Unified School District, Alhambra, CA, for after school and other academic programs at Mark Keppel High School 40,000
All Kinds of Minds Schools Attuned Teacher Training, Chapel Hill, NC for teacher training 1,000,000
All Kinds of Minds, Chapel Hill, NC for the Schools Attuned Teacher Training Program in North Texas 250,000
Allegheny County Housing Authority, Pittsburgh, PA, for an after school program 100,000
Allens Lane Art Center, Philadelphia, PA, for scholarships for low-income children to participate in summer camp and art classes 50,000
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA, for arts education 75,000
American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA, for its Screen Education program 1,250,000
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 Red Cross, Bronx Service Center, Bronx, NY, for mentoring and after school programs 50,000
American Society of Educators, Philadelphia, PA, for teacher and administrator professional development 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 Mississippi Arts in Education 150,000
Americana Community Center, Inc., Louisville, KY, for after school programs 53,000
AMISTAD America, Inc., New Haven, CT, for education materials, education programs, and teacher professional development 500,000
An Achievable Dream, Newport News, VA for a research and training center, including teacher stipend scholarships 100,000
Anchorage School District in Anchorage, AK to implement the PLATO Learning program 200,000
Anchorage's Promise of Anchorage, AK to implement America's Promise child mentoring and support program in Anchorage 100,000
Anita M. Stone Jewish Community Center, Flossmoor, IL, for a computer technology initiative for youth 100,000
Annette Strauss Institute, Austin, TX, for a civics education project 85,000
Annis Water Resources Institute, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, for a hands-on, investigative science experience 250,000
Anoka Technical College, Anoka, MN, for a Secondary Technical Education Program 250,000
Appleton Area School District, Appleton, WI for English Language instruction 12,000
Arden Theatre Company, Philadelphia, PA, to expand education programs 50,000
Arkansas State University, State University, AR, in collaboration with the University of Memphis, and the University of Mississippi, for the Delta Bridge Education project to provide professional development for teachers 750,000
Armstrong School District, Ford City, PA, for an interactive instructional system 50,000
ART of Leadership Foundation, Birmingham, MI for mentoring programs 100,000
Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education, Philadelphia, PA for educational enrichment programs 100,000
Arts and Education In Concert, Centreville, VA, for arts education 100,000
ArtsAlliance of Jackson and Hinds County, MS, for an arts based after school and summer outreach program 100,000
Ashland City Schools, Ashland, OH for professional development 200,000
Athens Area High School, Athens, PA, for a health and technology career program 50,000
Athens City Schools Foundation, Athens, AL, for the third grade violin music education program 10,000
Auburn University at Montgomery, Montgomery, AL, for the Alabama Urban and Rural Student Citizenship and History Education Outreach Program for history education 50,000

Ballet Theater Foundation, Inc., New York, NY, for the Make a Ballet program at the Waterside School, Stamford, CT 100,000
Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners, Baltimore, MD, for teacher recruitment, retention and professional development initiatives 240,000
Baltimore City Public School System, MD, to restock public school libraries 200,000
Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA, for an arts and technology after school program 25,000
Bass Lake School District, CA, for music and art education programs 75,000
Batelle for Kids, Columbus, OH for a multi-state effort to evaluate and learn the most effective ways for accelerating student academic growth 1,000,000
Beaver County, PA, to implement educational programming for K-12 students, including safe and appropriate use of the Internet 200,000
Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau, Cleveland, OH for the Monarch School 500,000
Bethany Education and Human Services Programs, Inc., Clearwater, FL for after school programs 250,000
Bethesda Children's Home, Meadville, PA, for vocational education and prevention based services 50,000
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Bucks County, Jamison, PA, for mentoring programs 25,000
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County, San Luis Obispo, CA, for mentoring at-risk youth 80,000
Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Columbia, SC, for community-based and school-based mentoring programs 200,000
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Anchorage, Fairbanks and Southeast AK, in partnership with AK Department of Education, the Boys and Girls Club and Cook Inlet Tribal Council for a comprehensive mentoring program for at-risk children 300,000
Boston History Collaborative, Boston, MA, for youth educational programs 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Grand River Area 150,000
Boys & Girls Club of Whittier, Whittier, CA, for after school programs 150,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Atlanta, GA, for an education technology initiative for at-risk youth 500,000
Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City, Kansas City, MO for Project Learn 1,000,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, VA for after school programs 72,000
Boys and Girls Clubs, Springfield, for educational programs targeted toward at-risk students in partnership with the Springfield Public Schools 150,000
BRIDGES USA, Inc., Memphis, TN, to develop and implement a middle school intervention program 490,000
Brigham Young University of Provo, UT for the Comprehensive Literacy Program to improve the literacy performance of low achieving students 600,000
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, for K-12 education programs 490,000
Broome County Early Childhood Coalition, Binghamton, NY, for its Building Brighter Futures for Broome early childhood training and mentoring program 100,000
Business Council, Inc., Stockton, CA, for its San Joaquin Reads Program 650,000

CableLife Community Enrichment Corporation, Louisville, KY, for educational programs 30,000
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, for equipment for the Community Arts Partnership digital arts project for middle and high school students 150,000
California Professional Firefighters Foundation, Sacramento, CA, for development of an emergency preparedness curriculum and training materials for K-12 schools 850,000
Calumet Park School District 132, Calumet Park, IL, for staff development and instructional programs, including summer school 100,000
Camp Fire USA of Alaska for an after school program in Anchorage, AK 100,000
Canaan Community Development Corporation, Louisville, KY, for after school programs 25,000
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, for the Isaac Stern Education Legacy project 1,450,000
Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA for education programs for teachers and students as part of the Pittsburgh International Science and Technology Festival 50,000
Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA, to develop a Final Frontier exhibit 75,000
Carson City Public School District, Carson City, NV for an English Instruction Program 419,000
Center for Advancing Partnerships in Education (CAPE), Allentown, PA, for distance learning programs and technology upgrades 200,000
Center for Houston's Future, in collaboration with the Greater Houston Collaborative for Children, Houston, TX for improving the quality of early education programs through the Preschool for ALL program 200,000
Center for Jewish History, New York, NY, for education programming on Jewish history and technology upgrades 100,000
Central Alabama Community College, Alexander City, AL for scholarships 150,000
Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology, Pleasant Gap, FPA, for curriculum development 100,000
CESA 9, WI, for after school programs 1,000,000
Challenger Learning Center for Science and Technology, Woodstock, IL for an education program 200,000
Challenges, Choices and Images Literacy and Technology Learning Center, Aurora, CO for educational programs 75,000
Champions of Caring, Villanova, PA, to develop and disseminate the Journey of a Champion curriculum focusing on character education 25,000
Charter School Development Corporation in Las Vegas, NV to focus on technology and college preparation 1,000,000
Charter School Institute, Philadelphia, PA for the Shipyard Industrial Charter High School 200,000
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, MD in cooperation with the Living Classrooms Foundation, Baltimore MD, for educational programming 250,000
Chicago Academy in Illinois in cooperation with the Chicago Public Schools for a teacher training initiative 200,000
Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, for after school programs 225,000
Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, for its career academies enhancement project 340,000
Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, for its Child-Parent Center Program 600,000
Children's Chorus of Maryland, Inc., Towson, MD, for a music education initiative in Prince George's County, Maryland 100,000
Children's Coalition, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL, for equipment and technology to enable at-risk youth to participate in the Veteran's History Project 160,000
Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois, Chicago, IL, for development of one or more community schools, including case management, academic, enrichment, and support services 125,000
Children's Land Alliance Supporting Schools (CLASS), American Fork, UT for continued research 300,000
Children's Literacy Initiative, Philadelphia, PA, to improve the reading readiness and early literacy of children in high-poverty communities by providing professional development to teachers and principals 150,000
Children's Museum at LaHabra, CA, for a Hands On English Program 120,000
Chippewa Falls School District, WI, for after school programs 300,000
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Cincinnati, Ohio, for educational programs 250,000
Citrus County School Board, Inverness, FL, for staff development and training 60,000
City College of New York, New York City, NY, for the Nuestra Herencia family literacy program 100,000
City of Bell Gardens, Bell Gardens, CA, for computers and software to serve low-income youth 35,000
City of Brea, CA, for after school programs 123,000
City of Dallas, Dallas, TX, for after school programs 525,000
City of East Palo Alto, CA, for after-school activities for at-risk youth 100,000
City of Fairfield, Fairfield, CA, for after school programs 600,000
City of Lynwood, Lynwood, CA, for after school programs 165,000
City of Macon, Macon, GA, to support after school programs at area elementary schools 100,000
City of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, TN for integrating math, science and technology disciplines at Oak Ridge High School 200,000
City of Orlando Science Center in Orlando, FL for exhibits and education on the hydrogen economy 100,000
City of Palmdale, Palmdale, CA, for after school programs 100,000
City of Pomona, Pomona, CA, in conjunction with the Pomona Unified School District, for after school and weekend academic enrichment programs 140,000
City of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA, for after school programs 115,000
City of Providence, Providence, RI, for the family literacy campaign, Providence Reads! 100,000
City of San Diego, CA for the 6 to 6 Extended Day Program 100,000
City of St. Charles, MO for the St. Charles Foundry Arts Center in support of arts education 780,000
City of Stockton, Stockton, CA, for after school programs 328,000
City School District of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, for after school and summer school programs, faculty professional development, and parent education workshops 425,000
City Schools of Decatur, Decatur, GA, to implement the International Baccalaureate Program in selected schools 14,000
City Year New Hampshire, Stratham, NH to expand out-of-school programs for at-risk kids 250,000
Clarion County Career Center, Shippenville, PA for curriculum development 100,000
Clark County Public Education Foundation, NV, for the Global Learning Village 150,000
Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV, for equipment 500,000
Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV, for its Alternative Drop Out Prevention Program 390,000
Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV, to implement the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program at selected school sites 200,000
Clark County School District, NV, for a dropout prevention program 200,000
Clark County School District, NV, for curriculum development on the study of mariachi music 25,000
Clarke County Public Schools, Berryville, VA for foreign language programs in D.G. Cooley Elementary School in Berryville, Berryville Primary School in Berryville, and Boyce Elementary School in Boyce, VA 100,000
Clarkstown Central School District, New City, NY, for a multimedia center, technology and curricula 125,000
Clayton School District, WI, for after school programs 200,000
Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, for Call Me Mister program 250,000
Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland, OH for the One to One Thousand project 150,000
Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland, OH, for distance education 350,000
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, OH for educational programs 250,000
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH for education through the arts 650,000
Cleveland Play House, Cleveland, OH for educational programs 200,000
Clovis Unified School District, CA, for Career-Focused Instructional Lab Models 100,000
COA Youth and Family Centers in Milwaukee, WI for the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program 200,000
Coahoma Community College Workforce Development Center, Clarksdale, MS for the STEP-UP Program 100,000
Cobbs Creek Environmental Education Center, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, to support environmental education programs for high school students 100,000
College Summit, Inc., Washington DC for expansion of pilot sites 1,000,000
Colorado Charter Schools Institute, Denver, CO for educational programs 100,000
Columbus Public Schools, Columbus, OH, for the Attaining Achievement through Technology project 150,000
Communities in Schools Dallas, Inc., Dallas, TX, for case management, academic and social services for at-risk students 475,000
Communities in Schools of East Texas, Inc., Marshall, TX, for services for at-risk students 475,000
Communities in Schools of Northeast Texas, Pflugerville, TX, for services for at-risk students 325,000
Communities in Schools of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, to implement its Stay-in-School program in Bexar County, TX 300,000
Communities in Schools of Virginia, Richmond, VA, to help students achieve academic success, particularly those at risk of school failure 100,000
Communities in Schools, Alexandria, VA, for national program activities to coordinate community resources to help youth stay in school 1,200,000
Communities in Schools--Bell-Coryell Counties, Inc., Killeen, TX, for education services for at-risk youth 300,000
Community Arts Program, Chester, PA for arts education 100,000
Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, for its Closing the Gap college preparation and retention initiative for minority students, including student scholarships 320,000
Community Consolidated School District 168, Sauk Village, IL, for education services for at-risk students 100,000
Community Economic Empowerment Corporation, Louisville, KY, for a childcare development center 60,000
Community Foundation of Louisville, Louisville, KY for educational programs 60,000
Community Music School of Collegeville, Trappe, PA for music education 100,000
Community of Caring, Salt Lake City, UT, to support a National Office, in partnership with the University of Utah, and to provide staff and program support 500,000
Community Service Society of New York, NY, for the Experience Corps Project, including volunteer stipends, to provide literacy and educational services to students 300,000
Compassion Coalition, Utica, NY for after school programs 75,000
Congreso De Latinos Unidos, Philadelphia, PA for education programs for adjudicated adolescents ages 13-18 100,000
Connecticut Humanities Council, Middletown, CT, to implement the Motheread/Fatheread family literacy program 100,000
Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy, East Hartford, CT, for a Spanish Studies Program and a Library of International Studies 400,000
Cooperative Education Service Agency 8, Gillett, WI, for staff development, training and technology 75,000
Cornell School District, WI, for after school programs 250,000
Corridor Community Charter School, Bennett, CO for educational programs 100,000
COSI (Ohio Center of Science and Industry), Columbus, OH, for professional development 100,000
Council for America's First Freedom, Richmond, VA, to expand its educational programs 100,000
Cray Youth and Family Services, New Castle, PA, for mentoring initiatives and program support for disadvantaged youth 25,000
Creative Visions in Des Moines, IA for outreach to at-risk youth 100,000
Crispus Attucks Association, Inc., York, PA for education programs for high-risk, low-income youth 100,000
Crispus Attucks YouthBuild Charter School, York, PA, for a school readiness initiative 50,000
Crispus Attucks YouthBuild Charter School, York, PA, for training and stipends 50,000
Cumberland School District, WI, for after school programs 200,000
Cuyahoga County Board of County Commissioners, Cleveland, OH for an early childhood initiative 400,000

Daytop Village of New Jersey, Mendham, NJ for educational programs 500,000
Delaware Valley Historical Aircraft Association, Willow Grove, PA, for education programs 75,000
Delta Regional Partnership, Rosedale, MS for the Delta Education Partnership Online Assessment and Interactive Accountability Instructional Program to improve student achievement 200,000
Delta-School Craft Intermediate School District in Escanaba, MI for educational programs in the global economy 500,000
Denison Independent School District, Denison, TX, for a Help One Student to Succeed (HOSTS) Reading Centered School Program 300,000
Denton Independent School District, Denton, TX for an English language program 250,000
Denver Public Schools Foundation, Denver, CO for Lights On After School programs 250,000
DePaul School, Louisville, KY, for computer equipment 50,000
Des Moines Community School District and Urban Dreams, Des Moines, IA, to continue a demonstration on full service community schools 300,000
Des Moines Community School District to expand pre-kindergarten programs 250,000
Detroit Lakes Community Center, Detroit, MN, for K-12 education programs 300,000
Diamond Bar Center, Diamond Bar, CA, for Children's Programs 257,000
Dinwiddie County Public School, Dinwiddie, VA, for equipment 150,000
Director's Council of Des Moines, IA, to coordinate youth services 250,000
Discovery Center of Science and Technology, Bethlehem, PA, for educational programs and exhibits that will demonstrate best practices for teaching science 100,000
DoubleTake Community Service Corporation, Somerville, MA, for documentary curriculum development for public school students 100,000
Dougherty County Public Schools, Albany, GA, for a parent-teacher communications system 225,000

Eastchester Union Free School District, Eastchester, NY, for after school programs and technology 200,000
Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA, for a Student Achievement Gap Study 125,000
EdSolutions, Inc., Nashville, TN, for an After School Learning Program Pilot 500,000
Education Leaders Council, Washington, D.C., to expand the Following the Leaders project in Iowa 3,000,000
Education Leaders Council, Washington, DC, for for the Following the Leaders project in Clay County, WV and Roane County, WV school districts 72,000
Education Leaders Council, Washington, DC, for the Following the Leaders project 5,000,000
Education Leaders Council, Washington, DC, for the Following the Leaders project in the State of Tennessee 500,000
Education Leaders Council, Washington, DC, for the Following the Leaders project program in Alaska 1,000,000
Education Leaders Council, Washington, DC, for the Following the Leaders project to provide education and related services in schools in northern Rhode Island 100,000
Education Service Center, Region 12, Hillsboro, TX, for a GEAR UP college preparedness program 500,000
Endeavor Academy in Titusville, FL for math and science initiatives 100,000
Envision Schools, San Francisco, CA, for the City Arts and Technology High School 250,000
Ephrata Performing Arts Center, Ephrata, PA, to develop a music and arts education summer school program 25,000
Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA, for curriculum development and educational outreach 75,000
Erie Civic Theatre Association, Erie, PA, for outreach and education programs for school students at the Erie Playhouse 25,000
Erie Philharmonic, Erie, PA, for music education 25,000
ESF, Inc., Bryn Mawr, PA, for the after school and summer school programs 50,000
Everybody Wins, NY, NY, for childhood literacy programs 1,000,000
Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA, for an initiative to integrate science, mathematics and technology education into after school programs 250,000

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District in Fairbanks, AK for the PLATO Learning system 100,000
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Fairbanks, AK, for the 4 R (Reading, Reasoning, Relationships, and Relevance) Children's program 200,000
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax VA, for the Emergency Medical Services Academy 50,000
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, VA for Chinese language programs in Franklin Sherman Elementary School and Chesterbrook Elementary School in McLean, Virginia 200,000
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, VA for the Enterprise School 80,000
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, VA, for a Waterford Early Reading Project 100,000
Fairfax County Public Schools, VA, for the Advancement Via Individual Determination Program at Glasgow Middle School and Stuart High School 75,000
Fairmont School District #89, Lockport, IL for technology, equipment and textbooks 150,000
Family Communications, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, to develop the Girls and Math Science Pittsburgh Partnership 100,000
Family Life Center, Inc., Louisville, KY, for the St. Stephen's Academy 40,000
Father Maloney's Boy's Haven, Louisville, KY, for an education program for children with special needs 50,000
Fayetteville Technical Community College, Fayetteville, North Carolina, for a technology-training program for teachers 250,000
Fight to Learn After School Program, Philadelphia, PA, for after school programs 50,000
First Book, Washington, DC to provide books to disadvantaged children in Mississippi 100,000
First Gethsemane Center for Family Development, Louisville, KY, for education programs 40,000
Florida 4-H Foundation, Gainesville, FL, for youth/adult partnerships to strengthen civic engagement 100,000
Florida Learning Alliance, Inc., Tallahassee, FL, for a Collaborate with Florida Virtual School Project 250,000
Florida Orchestra, Inc., Tampa, FL, for an educational program 250,000
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, for a Florida reading, math and science initiative 1,000,000
Flossmoor School District 161, Chicago Heights, IL, to implement its Supporting Students with Appropriate Interventions program for junior high school students 100,000
Folwell Neighborhood Association, Minneapolis, MN, for the City Kids Co-op Program 475,000
Fontana Teen Center, Fontana, CA, for after school programs 320,000
Forest Area High School, Tionesta, PA, for curriculum development 100,000
Fort Worth Independent School District, Fort Worth, TX, for an English literacy initiative 100,000
Foundation for the Improvement of Mathematics and Science Education, San Diego, CA, to implement the Blueprint for Student Success Project in San Diego City Schools 450,000
Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, OH, for an In-Service Training Program 99,000
Frederick County Public Schools, Virginia for Chinese language programs in James Wood High School in Winchester, Sherando High School in Stephens City, and Millbrook High School in Winchester, VA 25,000
Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Valley Forge, PA, for entrepreneurship education programs as part of the Free Enterprise Institute 100,000
French and Indian War 250, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, for educational programming and activities associated with commemorating the French and Indian War 100,000
Fresno Metropolitan Museum, CA, for the Mobile Science Project 100,000
From the Top, Boston, MA for music education activities in Elgin, IL 100,000
Futures For Children, Albuquerque, NM to expand educational services for Native American children 1,000,000

Galena School District in Galena, AK to support operation of its boarding school for low performing Native students from remote villages across Western Alaska 500,000
Gateway Cities Partnership, Inc., Paramount, CA, for the Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) enrichment program 50,000
Georgia Project, Inc., Dalton, GA, for initiatives to assist English language learners, including teacher recruitment and professional development activities 300,000
Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation, Narbeth, PA, for character education, tolerance education and community service programs for high school students 50,000
Gila County Schools, Globe, AZ for educational programming 500,000
Gilman School District, WI, for after school programs 200,000
Girl Scouts of Rhode Island, Inc., Providence, RI, for a character education and after school initiative for at-risk girls 200,000
Girl Scouts of the USA, Washington DC for Fair Play 150,000
Girls Today, Women Tomorrow, Los Angeles, CA, for after school programs 200,000
Give Every Child A Chance, Manteca, CA, for educational enrichment services 300,000
Glendale School District, Flinton, PA, for technology 50,000
Go For Broke Educational Foundation, Gardena, CA, for curricula, materials, and teacher training to support instruction about segregated military units in World War II 100,000
GRAMMY Foundation, Santa Monica, CA for education programs 150,000
Grantsburg School District, WI, for after school programs 250,000
Great Lakes Museum of Science Environment & Technology, Cleveland, OH, for science education programs 550,000
Great Projects Film Company, Inc., Washington, DC, to produce ''Educating America,'' a documentary about the challenges facing our public schools 50,000
Greater Columbus Learning Center, Columbus, MS for literacy services 75,000
Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition, Philadelphia, PA, for its Junior Journalism Project 50,000
Greater Sacramento Urban League, Sacramento, CA, for a dropout prevention program 167,000
Greenpoint Monitor Museum, Brooklyn, NY, to implement its ``Road Show'' in New York City schools, and for related activities 50,000
Groton Public School System, Groton, CT, for a learning center, teacher training and after school programming 100,000
Gulf County School Board, Port St. Joe, FL, for health and physical education equipment 100,000

Harford County Board of Education, Aberdeen, MD, for the Math & Science Academy at Aberdeen High School 320,000
Harrod's Creek Community Development, Inc., Louisville, KY, for education programs 25,000
Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, CT, for the Haskins Early Reading Success Project for a mentor model of teacher professional development in reading instruction 250,000
Hastings-on-Hudson School District, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, for teacher professional development 30,000
Health Care Medical Technology, Pierre, SD, to develop interactive Internet-based health education software for K-12 students 335,000
Heartbeats to the City, Inc., Canton, OH for after school programs 150,000
Heartland Regional Community Foundation, St. Joseph, Missouri, for technology, equipment and curriculum development for the emPower Plant program 400,000
Helen Keller Worldwide, NY, for the ChildSight Vision Screening Program and to provide eyeglasses to children whose educational performance may be hindered because of poor vision 1,000,000
Helping Energize and Rebuild Ourselves, Inc. (H.E.R.O.), Philadelphia, PA, for its after school program and community computer center 100,000
Heritage Health Foundation Inc., Braddock, PA for early care and after school programs 100,000
Hesperia Unified School District, Hesperia, CA, for an after school program for middle school students 100,000
HighTechHigh-Los Angeles, Van Nuys, CA, for its technology education program 390,000
Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL, for its Information Technology, Instructional Technology, Innovative Teaching (IT3) Program to develop and implement a technology training program for K-12 teachers 340,000
Hispanic Committee of Virginia, Falls Church, VA for education programs 100,000
Hollidaysburg Area School District, Hollidaysburg, PA, for an interactive instructional system 50,000
Homeless Children's Education Fund, Pittsburgh, PA, for technology and to develop educational programming for homeless children 25,000
Homewood School District 153, Homewood, IL, for diversity training, and after school and mentoring initiatives 100,000
Horton's Kids, Inc., Washington, D.C., for education support and program expenses 80,000
Houston Independent School District, Houston, TX, to establish multi-purpose early childhood education centers 770,000
Houtzdale Regional Police, Houtzdale, PA, to support improved student achievement through drug prevention activities 25,000
Hudson River Performing Arts Center in Weehawke, NJ for educational outreach programs 16,000
Humphreys County Library System, Belzoni, MS for access and collections improvements 150,000
Huntingdon College, Montgomery, AL, for training K-12 teachers in the use of education technology 250,000

I CAN LEARN Education Systems, New Orleans, LA, to implement its standards-based mathematics program in one or more school districts 500,000
I CAN LEARN, New Orleans, LA 3,000,000
I CAN LEARN, New Orleans, LA to install and implement its pre-algebra and algebra educational software system in at least six additional schools in the Mississippi Delta 2,000,000
I Know I Can, Columbus, OH, for early college awareness programs 350,000
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, Illinois, for the 21st Century Information Fluency Program 500,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, IL, for Elgin U 46 for professional growth opportunities 350,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Illinois for Aurora East Unit School District #131 for career and technical studies 150,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Illinois for Community Unit School District #300 for school improvement 150,000
IN TUNE Foundation, Santa Monica, CA, for its Kids in Tune character education, music and arts education programs 500,000
Independence School District, Independence, MO, for before and after school programs 350,000
Inner Harmony Foundation, Scranton, PA for curriculum development 100,000
Institute for Education and the Arts, Washington, DC, to extend the Institute's K-12 education program 200,000
Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC, for a Coalition for Community Schools project to facilitate the creation of community schools 300,000
Institute for Student Achievement, Lake Success, NY, for educational programs for at-risk students 1,000,000
Institute for Student Achievement, Lake Success, NY, for educational programs for at-risk students at Annandale and Falls Church High Schools in Virginia 150,000
Institute for Student Achievement, Lake Success, NY, for school reform activities, at Ossining High School, NY, in partnership with Columbia University 350,000
Institute for Student Achievement, Lake Success, NY, for school reform activities, including teacher stipends, at Park East High School in Manhattan 100,000
Institute for Student Achievement, Lake Success, NY, to implement school reform activities in certain school districts in New York 900,000
Institute of Heart Math, Boulder Creek, CO for a teacher retention and student dropout prevention program 750,000
Intermediate Unit #17, Williamsport, PA, for technological infrastructure to support school districts and enhance their access to information technology 100,000
International Center for the Preservation of Wild Animals, Cumberland, OH, for an educational program 625,000
International House of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, to provide standards-based educational programs to prepare high school students for careers in engineering, science, and math 50,000
International Music Products Association, Carlsbad, California, for music education 125,000
Invent Iowa to encourage kids to invent and hold fairs to display those inventions 100,000
Iowa Association of School Boards, Des Moines, IA for the Lighthouse for School Reform project 650,000
Iowa Department of Education to continue and expand a demonstration program for additional bilingual and English as a Second Language training 1,100,000
Iowa Department of Education to continue the Harkin grant program 15,000,000
iPraxis, Philadelphia, PA to develop and conduct educational programs and workshops to inform teachers and students of opportunities in scientific fields 50,000

Jacob's Pillow, Lee, MA, for performing arts educational programs 100,000
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA for the National Center for Rural Science and Mathematics Education 300,000
Jamestown 2007 Commission, Jamestown, VA, for curriculum development associated with the 400th Anniversary of the settling of Jamestown 100,000
JASON Foundation for Education, Needham Heights, MA, for STEP-UP in Ohio 300,000
Jasper Area Family Services Center, Jasper, AL, for technology and education programs 25,000
Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY, for jazz education programs 400,000
Jersey Shore High School, Jersey Shore, PA, for curriculum development 100,000
Jewish Community Centers of Philadelphia--Klein Branch, Philadelphia, PA, for an early childhood development program, which may include scholarships for students 50,000
Joplin R-VII Public Schools, Joplin, MO for Success Builders At Risk program 162,000
Joy2Learn Foundation, Palos Verdes Estates, CA, to create and disseminate curricula integrating the arts, and for professional development 120,000
Junior Achievement, Colorado Springs, CO, to develop JA Enterprise Village 2,500,000

Kanawha County Board of Education, Clendenin, WV for the Herbert Hoover High School Technology Project 135,000
Kensington Area Ministries, Philadelphia, PA, to support after school programs at Iglesia Del Barrio 50,000
Kids Voting USA, Tempe, AZ, for voter participation programs through its national and affiliate offices 250,000
Kids with A Promise--The Bowery Mission, Bushkill, PA 100,000
KIPP Foundation, San Francisco, CA for KIPP schools in Oklahoma City, including subgrants 50,000
KIPP Foundation, San Francisco, CA for leadership training and extended learning time at KIPP schools, including subgrants 3,000,000
KIPP Foundation, San Francisco, CA to subgrant to KIPP schools in the State of Tennessee to support student programs 150,000
KIPP Foundation, San Francisco, CA, for curriculum development and teacher training for California schools, including subgrants 200,000
KIPP Foundation, San Francisco, CA, to subgrant to KIPP Philadelphia Charter School for educational programs 25,000
KnowledgeWorks, Cincinnati, OH for P-16 Education in Ohio 200,000
KnowledgeWorks, Cincinnati, OH for the Ohio High School Transformation Initiative 1,000,000
Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, to develop education programs to enhance the academic skills and foster the interest of area high school students in higher education 50,000

La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA, for the University Science and Technology Center to support math and science instruction for teachers 100,000
Labor and Industry for Education, Hewlett, NY, for after school and prevention programs for at-risk youth 500,000
Ladysmith-Hawkins School District, WI, for after school programs 250,000
LAMP Life Center Ministries, Inc., Louisville, KY for educational programs 15,000
Lancaster County Career & Technology Foundation, Mount Joy, PA, to develop curriculum and training programs for early childhood educators 50,000
Lanett City Schools, Lanett City, AL, for a JROTC program 50,000
Laramie County School District One, Cheyenne, WY, for an English as a Second Language Pilot Project 185,000
LA's Best in Los Angeles, CA, for the After-School Enrichment Program 400,000
Learning Collaborative, Indianapolis, IN, for the Smart Desktop Initiative 500,000
Learning Point Associates/North Central Regional Education Laboratory, Naperville, IL for No Child Left Behind implementation technical assistance 150,000
Lemay Child & Family Center, St. Louis, MO, for early childhood education and family literacy programs 180,000
Leonardo Center for Art in cooperation with the Salt Lake City Corporation for arts education 300,000
Lesley University in Cambridge, MA for a pilot teacher training program in Nevada 100,000
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 50,000
Literacy, Education and Ability Program, Memphis, TN to support educational services 250,000
Little Earth Resident's Association, Minneapolis, MN, for a learning and technology center 75,000
Livingston Parish School District, Livingston, LA for equipment 100,000
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 200,000
Loneman School in Oglala, South Dakota for a Lakota language preservation program 150,000
Long Beach Unified School District, CA, for High School reform 100,000
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA for Project LIFE teacher training 150,000
Louisiana Youth Seminar in New Orleans, LA for training high school leaders 150,000
Lucille Beserra Roybal Youth and Family Center, Los Angeles, CA, for computers and technology 75,000
Lycoming Career and Technology Center, Williamsport, PA for an information technology program 40,000

Madison Local School District, Madison, OH, for equipment 75,000
Maine Alliance for Arts Education, Augusta, ME to supports arts education 100,000
Mamaroneck Union Free School District, Mamaroneck, NY, for a summer academy for elementary and middle school students 50,000
Manchester Youth Development Center, Pittsburgh, PA, to provide mentoring and after school programs for at-risk youth 75,000
Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA to support arts education 100,000
Maricopa County Regional School District, Phoenix, AZ, for educational services at the Thomas J. Pappas Schools in Phoenix and Tempe, AZ 250,000
Marketplace for Kids in Mandan, ND for an entrepreneurial education program 200,000
Marshfield School District, WI, for distance education and equipment 125,000
Maryland State Department of Education, Baltimore, MD, to develop, implement and evaluate Internet-enhanced instruction 250,000
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 200,000
Maspeth Townhall, Queens, NY, for after school programs 100,000
Matteson Elementary School District 162, Matteson, IL, for the Matteson Fellowship Program for academically talented students, including equipment and technology 100,000
Maui Economic Development Board in Hawaii for the Girls Into Science Program 300,000
McKelvey Foundation, New Wilmington, PA, to support McKelvey entrepreneurial college scholarships for rural, low-income Pennsylvania high school graduates 300,000
Mellen School District, WI, for after school programs 200,000
MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership, Alexandria, VA, to develop the Pennsylvania Mentoring Partnership and expand mentoring services in Philadelphia 25,000
Mercer School District, WI, for after school programs 250,000
Meredith-Dunn Learning Disabilities Center, Inc., Louisville, KY for a counselor 20,000
Mesorah Heritage Foundation, Brooklyn, NY, for translation of classic texts and development of an English literature curriculum 750,000
Messiah College, Grantham, PA, to support initiatives to improve educational opportunities for children in grades K-12 100,000
Miami University, Oxford, OH, for preservation of the McGuffey Readers collection 150,000
Miami-Dade County Public Schools, FL, for a teacher training program on literacy 250,000
MicroSociety, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, to further develop and disseminate a whole school model of reform 100,000
Military Heritage Foundation, Carlisle Barracks, PA, for the United Sates Army Heritage and Education Center for education materials and programs on military and social history 175,000
Milken Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA, for the Teacher Advancement Program 2,000,000
Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation, Washington, DC, for its full-service community schools initiative in Maryland 250,000
Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation, Washington, DC, to replicate the full-service community school program in Pennsylvania 200,000
Milwaukee Public Schools, Milwaukee, WI, for before- and after-school programs 1,200,000
Minnesota Humanities Commission, St. Paul, MN for an English literacy initiative 100,000
Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, CA, for the International Baccalaureate program 83,000
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS, for Hardy Middle School After School Program 500,000
Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy for teacher training in economics instruction 100,000
Missoula Public School District, Missoula, MT to establish a technology and standards based learning program in the Missoula Public School District 500,000
Montana State University, Billings, MT for training of site-bound rural paraeducators in Montana, South Dakota and Wyoming 1,500,000
Montgomery Area School District, Montgomery, PA for curriculum development 100,000
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA for equipment and scholarships for the Young Artists Workshop 50,000
MORE HEALTH, Inc., Tampa, FL, for a nutrition program 90,000
Motown Center, Detroit, MI, to develop and implement curricula, music education, and after school programs 400,000
Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg, KY, for expansion of its Music and Arts Development Program 100,000
Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago, Chicago, IL, for arts education programs 300,000
Murfreesboro City Schools, Murfreesboro, TN, for an early childhood education pilot program 100,000
Murray City School District, Murray, UT, for after school and summer academic and enrichment programs 200,000
Murray State University, Murray, KY for a Center for Teacher Excellence in Science and Mathematics 300,000

National Association of Music Education (MENC), Reston, VA, to develop and disseminate information on model music education programs 50,000
National Aviary, Pittsburgh, PA for technology for the Flite-Zone immersive classroom and expansion of nature education programs 100,000
National Aviation Hall of Fame, Dayton, OH, for Project Sky Reach 200,000
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, NY for educational outreach using baseball to teach students through distance learning technology 450,000
National Center for Electronically Mediated Learning, Inc., Woodbridge, CT, for the P.E.B.B.L.E.S. Project 400,000
National Center for Family Literacy, Louisville, KY, for education outreach efforts 85,000
National Center for Fathering, Inc., Kansas City, MO to improve student achievement through a school-based safety program 425,000
National Character Education Foundation, PA to conduct outreach programs in character education in PA schools 100,000
National Charter Schools Institute, Mt. Pleasant, MI to expand the Virtual Training Center and Clearinghouse 200,000
National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA, to provide financial literacy and entrepreneurship education to low-income and minority youth and to train educators in Pennsylvania 100,000
National History Day for a history competition in Iowa 100,000
National Italian American Foundation, Inc., Washington, DC, for teacher training and to expand cultural programs 50,000
National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA for a teacher training program to assist educators in addressing violence in schools 500,000
National Native American Professional Development Center Foundation, Sheridan, Wyoming to establish a center to train teachers serving Native American students in an early literacy learning and math framework 100,000
National Student/Parent Mock Election, Tucson, AZ, for its voter education program 225,000
National Urban Technology Center, New York, NY, for the Youth Leadership Academy character education curriculum in Pennsylvania 50,000
Natural Resource Education Center at Moosehead, Inc., Greenville, Maine, for education programs, which may include the purchase of equipment and technology 250,000
Navajo County Schools, Holdbrook, AZ, for educational programming 500,000
Naval Undersea Museum Foundation, Keyport, WA, for its Science Education Alliance program to enhance science instruction in local school districts 240,000
Neighborhood Centers Association, Pittsburgh, PA, for support of after school and mentoring programs, including technology upgrades 50,000
Nevada Humanities, Reno, NV to create the first and only comprehensive reference work on Nevada 350,000
New Auburn School District, WI, for after school programs 200,000
New Futures, Burien, WA, for education and family literacy programs 320,000
New London Public Schools, New London, CT, for the development and implementation of preparatory academies and teacher training 100,000
New Mexico State University for the Southern New Mexico Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy 15,000
New School University, New York, NY, for a pilot program to provide supplementary services and support for at-risk, low-income high school students 250,000
New York University Child Study Center, New York, NY, for a ParentCorps project 350,000
New Zion Community Foundation, Inc., Louisville, KY, for education programs 49,000
Nome Public Schools for the Northwestern Alaska Career and Technical Center to provide variety of vocational training courses to high school students in Nome, Alaska and the Bering Straits region 500,000
North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, for academic enrichment and mentoring activities for at-risk students 125,000
North Carolina Electronics and Information Technologies Association Education Foundation, Inc., Raleigh, NC, for a technology demonstration project in the 2nd Congressional District 250,000
North Carolina Electronics and Information Technologies Association Education Foundation, Inc., Raleigh, NC, for a technology demonstration project in the 7th Congressional District 250,000
North Carolina Electronics and Information Technologies Association Education Foundation, Inc., Raleigh, NC, for the school technology demonstration 500,000
North Central Regional Education Laboratory, Naperville, IL for technical assistance activities 250,000
North Country Education Services Agency, Gorham, New Hampshire for educational opportunities through the North Country Gear Up College Prep Initiative 300,000
North East Trees, Los Angeles, CA, for its Youth Environmental Career Training Program, including student support 185,000
North Rockland Central School District, Garnerville, NY, for technology and teacher training to improve student science and literacy skills 60,000
North Slope Borough School District, AK for an Early Childhood Education Program for children in North Slope Borough villages 300,000
Northeastern Pennsylvania Educational Television Association (WVIA), Pittston, PA, to integrate the Between the Lions program into the classroom to improve the English language and literacy skills of Spanish-speaking youth 50,000
Northern Hills Family YMCA in Lead, South Dakota for after-school programs 100,000
Northern Lakes Network Consortium, Brainerd, MN to create the Northern Lakes Network Consortium Online Assessment and Interactive Accountability Instructional Program 100,000
Nuweetooun School at Tomaquag Museum, Exeter, RI to improve education for Native American children 50,000
Nye County School District, Pahrump, NV, for computers 81,000

Oakland Unified School District, Oakland, CA, for the purchase, implementation, and maintenance of a district-wide student information system 320,000
Oakwood School, Annandale, VA, to provide special education services to children with learning disabilities 50,000
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia, WA, to support the student engagement project 175,000
Ogden City School District, Ogden, UT, for the After School Remedial and Summer Bridge Program 300,000
Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus, OH for the Third Frontier Network--Science Education 750,000
Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, OH for Education Ohio 750,000
Oklahoma State Department of Education, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to sustain and expand their handheld computer program 200,000
Old Fort No. 4 Associates, Charlestown, New Hampshire for an education outreach program, focusing on early American history and early New Hampshire history 200,000
Omaha Home for Boys, Omaha, NE, for a before-and after-school program to improve the quality of education for at risk youth 250,000
One World Now!, Seattle, WA, for after school programs and student scholarships for study in foreign countries 250,000
Ontario School District, Ontario, OR for English language instruction 130,000
Opera Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA for the Sounds of Learning arts education program 100,000
Orange County Fire Authority, Orange, CA, for K-12 fire safety and emergency preparedness education programs 40,000
Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club, Orrville, OH for computer technology 15,000
Osseo Area Schools--Independent School District 279, Maple Grove, MN, for an online assessment and interactive instructional program 200,000
Ossining Union Free School District, Ossining, NY, for academic, enrichment and technology services for middle school students 100,000

Pacific Islands Center for Educational Development in American Samoa for educational programs 400,000
Parents as Teachers National Center, St. Louis, MO to better reach and serve families with limited English proficiency 1,600,000
Parents Inc., Anchorage, AK for a mentoring and youth program 600,000
Park Falls School District, WI, for educational services 200,000
Patrick County Education Foundation, Stuart, VA, for a college access initiative, including GED assistance for individuals who have dropped out of high school 140,000
Pelham Union Free School District, Pelham, NY, for its ``Every Child Can Read'' project, including technology 51,000
Pendleton County Board of Education, Franklin, WV, for a Distance Learning Initiative 18,000
Penn State Public Broadcasting, University Park, PA, to develop and disseminate print and multi-media teacher training materials 50,000
Pennsylvania Academy of Music, Lancaster, PA, to develop and conduct a performance-based, classical music education program 50,000
Pennsylvania Association of Latino Organizations, Inc., Harrisburg, PA, to assist Latino organizations in Pennsylvania in developing educational and training resources to enhance education skills and address dropout rates 50,000
Pennsylvania Ballet Association, Philadelphia, PA, for outreach and education programs 100,000
Pennsylvania Educational Leadership Foundation, Summerdale, PA, to implement comprehensive school-to-career program in Pennsylvania schools 50,000
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Harrisburg, PA, to develop a model program to assist teachers in integrating technology into the classroom 150,000
Pennsylvania Veterans Museum, Media, PA, for exhibit development and educational materials 75,000
Performing Arts and Education Association of Southwest Iowa, Red Oak, IA 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 the College for Teens program 250,000
Philadelphia Orchestra, Philadelphia, PA, for educational programs 200,000
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 Theatre Company, Philadelphia, PA, for education and outreach programs which will foster artists-in-school partnerships 75,000
Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA, for the Zoo Home School Education programs and the Zoo Apprentice programs 250,000
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh, PA, to provide educational programs for students visiting the gardens 100,000
Piedmont Community Foundation, Middleburg, VA for after school programs 50,000
Pinnellas County School District, Largo, FL, for a pilot project for online assessment and interactive accountability instructional program 500,000
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA, for an arts education and outreach program 25,000
Pittsburgh Life Science Greenhouse, Pittsburgh, PA, to develop an educational curriculum to encourage students to pursue careers in life sciences industry 50,000
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Pittsburgh, PA, for education programs andcurriculum development 100,000
Pittsburgh School District, Pittsburgh, PA, for a Reserve Teacher Corps initiative 100,000
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh, PA, for support of music education and outreach programs 100,000
Pittsburgh Voyager, Pittsburgh, PA, for math and science education 75,000
Playhouse Square Foundation, Cleveland, OH for educational programs 400,000
Plymouth Community Renewal Center, Louisville, KY, for education programs 30,000
Pocono Environmental Education Center, Dingmans Ferry, PA, for summer literacy and environmental education programs 50,000
Pointe Coupee Parish School System, New Roads, LA for technology and computer infrastructure 200,000
Polk County School Board, Bartow, FL, for a Leap Track Assessment and Instruction System for Grades K-5 60,000
Polynesian Voyaging Society in Honolulu, Hawaii for educational programming 50,000
Port Chester--Rye Union Free School District, Port Chester, NY, for extended day, teacher professional development, parent education, and other services to implement full service community schools, including the Open Door Clinic 425,000
Portland United Methodist Center, Louisville, KY, for academic support programs 50,000
Powell Gardens, Kingsville, MO to teach elementary and secondary students about water conservation and plant science through educational programs 250,000
Presbyterian Community Center, Louisville, KY, for youth development education 50,000
Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA, for Bilingual Literacy Extended Kindergarten Program 150,000
Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA, for Middle School Reading and Math Remediation Program 150,000
Project 2000, Washington, DC, for after school programs to provide academic and mentoring services to inner city youth 125,000
Project GRAD-USA Inc., Houston, TX, for continued support and expansion of the program focusing on school reform 20,000,000
Project HOME, Philadelphia, PA, for an after school program 150,000
Project Rainbow, Philadelphia, PA, to provide early childhood services and after school programs 250,000
Proyecto Pastoral, Los Angeles, CA, for computers, furnishings and programmatic support for a preschool center 75,000
Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, PA, for training and technical assistance to support the Youth Education for Tomorrow after school, literacy model 50,000
Puget Sound Center Foundation, WA, for programs in science, technology, engineering and math among girls and other underrepresented groups 200,000
QUILL Productions, Inc., Aston, PA, to develop and disseminate programs to enhance the teaching of American history 25,000
Quindaro Development Corp., Kansas City, KS, for a computer learning center and related services 150,000

Randolph County Board of Education, Cuthbert, GA, for its READS initiative 25,000
Reach Out and Read 10,000,000
Reading Instruction, Chicago, for the Chicago Public Schools' Chicago Reading Initiative, a research-based instruction to improve reading achievement levels in major urban areas 200,000
Reading is Fundamental, Washington, DC to establish a program in Alaska 50,000
ReadNet Foundation, New York, NY, for curriculum development 275,000
Recognizing Achievement and Rewarding Excellence (RARE) Foundation, Troy, MI for a character education program 175,000
Regional Office of Education, Loves Parks, IL, for a Web Wise Kids project 250,000
Re-Inventing Schools Coalition of Anchorage, AK to expand its Alaska Quality Schools Model 500,000
Research for Better Schools, Philadelphia, PA, to provide research-based technical assistance to school districts 50,000
Rio Rancho Public Schools, Rio Rancho, NM for math and science teacher training 400,000
Riverside County Office of Education, Riverside, CA, for the Riverside County Achievement Team Plus Program 200,000
Rodale Institute, Kutztown, PA for development and support of a health and environmental education Web site for children 100,000
Rose Hill Public School District, Rose Hill, KS for technology 300,000
Roseville City School District, Roseville, CA, for an English Instruction Program 200,000
Rosmond Gifford Zoo, Syracuse, NY for an educational program 200,000
Rye Neck Union Free School District, Mamaroneck, NY, for extended day and summer education services for English language learners, and for family literacy services 28,000

Sabine Parish School Board, Many, LA, for a Bridging the Gap in Public Education Project 167,000
Saint Anthony Community Outreach Center, Inc., Louisville, KY, for program expansion 25,000
Saint Elizabeth's Foundation to develop, implement, and promote a middle school adoption awareness curriculum for use by health-social studies teachers and other youth educators 100,000
Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, to develop a Public Education Partnership to provide professional development for area principals and teachers 100,000
Saint Louis Park School District, Saint Louis Park, MN, for the 9th Grade Asset Builders Program at Saint Louis Park High School 150,000
Saint Martin Center Inc., Erie, PA, for before and after school programs 25,000
Saint Mary's Center, Louisville, KY, for educational programs 40,000
Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, UT, for an English language software system 200,000
San Bernardino City Unified School District, San Bernardino, CA for vocational training and work opportunities program 350,000
San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, San Bernardino, CA, for an English Language Learners Initiative 500,000
San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, San Bernardino, CA, for school-to-careers initiatives, including The Alliance and Virtual Hi-Tech High 320,000
Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, California, for arts education programs 60,000
Santa Barbara County Education Office, Santa Barbara, CA, for Sobriety High School 100,000
Save the Children, Washington, D.C. to support the Mississippi River Delta sub office for after school programs for low-income children in rural Mississippi 100,000
Save the Children, Westport, CT, for the Accelerated Reading program for low-income children in Arkansas 350,000
Save the Children, Westport, CT, to implement the Accelerated Reader program for low-income children in South Carolina 450,000
School Board of Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, FL, for the Broward Virtual University online teacher professional development initiative 100,000
School District of Palm Beach County, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, for a Family Literacy Project 480,000
School District of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL, for its New Teacher Mentor Program 400,000
Scotland County School District, Laurinburg, North Carolina, to implement a HOSTS Reading Centered School Program 50,000
Search to Involve Philipino Americans, Los Angeles, CA, for after school programs, including technology 75,000
Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, PA, to support arts education 100,000
Shawnee Gardens Tenants Association, Inc., Louisville, KY, for education programs 25,000
Shelby County Schools, Memphis, TN, for its Project Start Smart early childhood education initiative 150,000
Shell Lake School District, WI, for after school programs 200,000
Shiloh Community Renewal Center, Louisville, KY, for after school programs 60,000
Sioux City Community School District in Sioux City, IA to continue and expand the implementation of testing software in Iowa 500,000
Smith Memorial Playgrounds and Playhouse, Philadelphia, PA, to develop and expand after school programs with a focus on literacy skills 25,000
Sophia Academy, Providence, RI to support educational programs for girls from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds 150,000
South Dakota Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education, Pierre, SD, for the Health Occupations for Today and Tomorrow project 65,000
Southern Illinois University--Carbondale, College of Education and Human Services, Carbondale, IL, for the Saluki Kids' Academy 300,000
Southern Tioga School District, Blossburg, PA for curriculum development 100,000
Southwest/West Central Services Cooperative, Marshall, MN, for a youth mentoring and business education program 340,000
Space Education Initiatives, Green Bay, WI for the Wisconsin Space Science Initiative 163,000
Spooner School District, WI, for after school programs 200,000
Springfield Regional Arts Council, Springfield, MO, for arts education 1,400,000
Springfield School District #186, Springfield, IL, for a middle school history experience 95,000
Springfield School District 19, Springfield, OR, for its Schools Plus Initiative 200,000
SquashSmarts, Philadelphia, PA, to provide academic tutoring and mentoring of underserved, urban middle school students as part of an after school program 50,000
St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, Florida, to establish the Center for Teaching Transformation 350,000
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Akron, OH, for educational development and curriculum programming 100,000
Stark County Educational Service Center, Canton, OH for an elementary math and science program 250,000
Starr Commonwealth, Van Wert, OH, for the No Disposable Kids (NDK) program 200,000
State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development for the Alaska Community Pre School Project 500,000
State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development project to meet standards of No Child Left Behind through teacher mentoring and retention strategies 1,500,000
State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development to continue funding for its Right Start extended-day kindergarten program 1,000,000
State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, NY for recruitment of students to science teaching 150,000
State University of New York-Oswego, Syracuse, NY for the Roads from Seneca Falls project 215,000
Success for All Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, MD, for a fully aligned system for district and state education reform in Indiana 1,400,000
Summer Camp Opportunities Provide an Edge (SCOPE), New York, NY for YMCA Camps Skycrest, Speers and Elijabar 30,000
Summerbridge Louisville, Inc., Louisville, KY, for education programs 25,000
SURE Foundation, Washington, DC for computers and educational materials 175,000
Swope Community Builders, Kansas City, MO for education programs serving students in the Brush Creek Strategy Area 125,000
Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Syracuse, NY for educational programs 200,000

Talladega County Schools, Talladega, AL, for equipment 100,000
Tarrytown Union Free School District, Sleepy Hollow, NY, for after school programs and family literacy activities 250,000
Teach for America to expand into Clark County, NV 250,000
Teach for America, New York, NY for continued expansion 1,000,000
Technical Expositions and Conferences, Inc., Columbia, SC for Camp Success 100,000
Teen Center of Wilton, Inc., Wilton, CT, for after-school programs 100,000
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, to develop programs to address student achievement in math and literacy 200,000
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, for expanding opportunities in math and science education at the Hill Country Campus 100,000
The Story Project, Culver City, CA, to support after school literacy programs for junior high and high school students 250,000
THINK Together, Santa Ana, California, for after school programs 400,000
Thomas J. Pappas Elementary School, Phoenix, AZ, for Project TEAMS 250,000
Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215, Calumet City, IL, to develop an alternative school for chronic truants 100,000
Thorp School District, WI, for after school programs 250,000
TIDES Center in Seattle, WA, for One World Now!, a project to expand language programs in after school programs 200,000
Tiger Woods Foundation, Los Alamitos, CA, to offer programs to at-risk youth 100,000
Titusville YMCA, Titusville, PA, for technology and equipment 100,000
To provide assistance to low-performing schools, $18,000,000 shall be for a grant to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education to provide assistance, through subgrants, to low-performing school districts. 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 18,000,000
Today Foundation, Dallas, TX, for the Imagination Station literacy program to deliver reading curriculum over the Internet using animation 50,000
Toledo Public Schools, Toledo, OH, for its Construction Career Academy 275,000
Toledo Zoo, Toledo, OH for Thinking Works 50,000
Tredegar National Civil War Museum Foundation, Richmond, VA, for a web-based educational program 200,000
Troy Area School District, Troy, PA, for technology 150,000
Turlock School Districts, Turlock, CA, for English instruction 100,000

U.S. Dream Academy, Columbia, MD to improve student achievement and help bridge the digital divide for disadvantaged children 100,000
U.S. Virgin Islands, Department of Education, St. Thomas, VI, for Beacon after school community learning centers 300,000
Union Parish School District, Farmerville, LA for the PLATO Learning Project 400,000
United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, for the West Philadelphia Digital Inclusion Project 100,000
Unity School District, WI, for after school programs 500,000
University of Alaska/Fairbanks in Fairbanks, AK, working with the State of Alaska and Catholic Community Services, for the Alaska System for Early Education Development (SEED) 1,250,000
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, for the National Office for Rural Measurement and Evaluation System 150,000
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, for the Gateway to Calculus Program, a statewide, WWW-based outreach program for pre-college calculus students 700,000
University of Iowa-Belin Blank Center for Gifted Education to continue the AP Online Academy 1,450,000
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, for the Center for Research-Based Educational Improvement and Assessment 700,000
University of Maine at Farmington, Farmington, ME, to support professional development for new and current teachers, which may include the acquisition of technology and equipment 250,000
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO for an evaluation of teaching programs 50,000
University of Northern Iowa to continue the 2+2 teacher education demonstration program 500,000
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, to develop educational programming and provide professional development for the West Philadelphia Partnership for Community Schools 200,000
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, for the Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies to support summer gifted and leadership programs and research 175,000
University of Tennessee, Martin, TN, for its Reelfoot Lake Science Center 400,000
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in Eau Claire, WI for expansion of the Jumpstart program for early childhood education 100,000
University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Platteville, WI for an online alternative teacher certification program 100,000
Urban League of Metropolitan Denver, Denver, CO, for after school and summer school programs 350,000
Urban League of Morris County, Morristown, NJ, for a youth and family literacy program 200,000
Urban Youth Action, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, to develop and expand its Youth Development program that provides pre-employment training for high school students 75,000
USD #331 Kingman/Norwich, Kingman, KS for computers at Kingman High School, Kingman Elementary School and Norwich School 300,000
USD 470 Public Schools, Arkansas City, KS for Project XCELL 300,000
Utah State Office of Education to improve reading in rural schools 650,000
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City, UT to improve qualifications for teachers who teach multiple subjects in rural areas 400,000

Venango County AVTS, Oil City, PA, for curriculum development 300,000
Vermont State Colleges of Waterbury, VT for a dual enrollment program for academically at-risk secondary school students 500,000
Vernon Parish School Board, Leesville, LA, for Network Switch Upgrade 167,000
Village of Richton Park, Richton Park, IL, for after school programs 100,000
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, for the Great Cities' Universities Urban Educators Corps Partnership Initiative 350,000
Virginia Community College Systems, Richmond, VA to address severe healthcare workforce shortages in these colleges' service areas 150,000
Voluntary Interdistrict Choice Corporation, St. Louis, MO, for a public school choice program 320,000

Wake Education Partnership, Raleigh, NC, for school leadership and teacher professional development initiatives 225,000
Walnut Grove School District R-IV, Walnut Grove, MO for computer and school equipment 12,000
Warren County Career Center, Warren, PA, for curriculum development 100,000
Washington Education Foundation to replicate mentoring/scholarship programs for low-income students 500,000
Washington National Opera, Washington, DC, for a music education program in Maryland 150,000
Washoe County School District in Nevada for an English Instructional program 250,000
Washoe County School District, NV, for an online assessment and accountability instructional program 250,000
Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL, to implement an English language instructional program 300,000
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, for arts education, including teacher training and workshops for students 50,000
Wellsboro Area School District, Wellsboro, PA, for curriculum development 100,000
West Oak Lane Charter School, Philadelphia, PA, for equipment and technology upgrades 75,000
West Virginia High Technology Foundation, Fairmont, WV, for development of a technology-based teacher professional development model 550,000
Westchester Philharmonic, White Plains, NY, for music education programs 100,000
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, for education, training, and enrichment, which may include work-related skills training and postsecondary education services, for primary and secondary students, their caregivers, and non-traditional students, including adults 1,500,000
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, for the E-Train Initiative 500,000
White Plains Housing Authority, White Plains, NY, for after school and weekend tutorial programs 40,000
Whole Backstage, Inc, Guntersville, AL, for the Children's Theater Education Center 25,000
Winfield Public School District, Winfield, KS for educational programs 300,000
Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, for the Springfield Alliance for Minority Teacher Recruitment and Preparation Program 100,000
Wordsworth Academy, Fort Washington, PA, for the York Alternative Education Program 100,000
World Impact, Los Angeles, CA, for programming to educate and mentor at-risk youth at its Harmony Heart Camp in Jermyn, PA 100,000
WQED Multimedia Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, to develop educational programming for adolescents focusing on career literacy 50,000
WQLN Educational Services, Erie, PA, to develop on-line educational resources 50,000
WVSA arts connection, Washington, DC, for education and training initiatives for youth with disabilities and special needs 100,000
Wyatt Community and Family Life Center, Chicago, IL, for after school enrichment activities, including its Historic Perspectives of Living Legends in the African American Community: 1912-Present initiative 100,000

Yakima School District, Yakima, WA, for an English Education Software Program 250,000
Yancey County Schools, Burnsville, NC, for equipment and materials 50,000
YMCA of Carlisle, Carlisle, PA, for professional development for teachers on character education 50,000
YMCA of Central Kentucky, Lexington, KY, for its Black Achievers Program 350,000
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 Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA, for its Youth in Government program 50,000
YMCA of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, for technology upgrades and to develop and implement a Technology Literacy Initiative to train K-12 teachers and students in the use of computers 50,000
YMCA of York and York County, York, PA, to develop and implement a Path for Teens leadership and community program 50,000
Yonkers Public Schools, Yonkers, NY, for after school and Saturday academic and enrichment activities, literacy services, music and arts education, and parent involvement activities 1,000,000
Young Black Men's Association, Warren, OH, for its Community Service Recording Studio project 50,000
Youngstown Symphony Society, Inc., Youngstown, OH for educational programs 150,000
Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, Warren, OH, for its Mahoning Valley Educational Initiative 590,000
Youth Alive, Inc., Louisville, KY, for tutoring, homework assistance and mentoring 40,000
Youth Sports and Recreation Commission, Detroit, MI, for youth education and training services 100,000
YouthFriends Michigan, Traverse City, MI, for a school based mentoring program 100,000
Zero to 5 Foundation, East Los Angeles, CA, for a preschool education project in Boyle Heights in east Los Angeles 150,000

FIE Awards

Last Modified: 08/30/2006