2013 Foundation Grants List

2013 Selected Nurturing the Children Grants

Focus Area: Educational Enhancement

After-School All-Stars

$350,000
To support the first installment of a four-year, $4 million grant for the expansion of its “We Are Ready” program of academics, enrichment, and health and fitness into six new cities by 2016 in California, Georgia, and New York.

American Museum of Natural History

$250,000
This final installment of a four-year, $1 million grant supports summer programming and internships for underserved teens with academic potential.

BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life)

$250,000
This final installment of a four-year, $1 million grant supports the national expansion of BELL’s summer and after-school learning programs.

Bottom Line

$100,000
This first installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports their College Access Program.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

$100,000
This first installment of a four-year, $1 million grant to support their “Great Futures for America’s Kids” project, focused on high school graduation.

BronxWorks

$150,000
This one-year grant supports the Youth Transitions program for middle school students.

Businesses United in Investing, Lending and Development (BUILD)

$150,000
This first installment of a two-year, $450,000 grant supports their academic support programs for high school students.

Camp Fire USA

$325,000
This second installment of a three-year, $1 million grant supports their “Step It Up 2 Thrive” program to improved the academic achievement and job readiness of at-risk youth.

The Catalog for Giving

$100,000
This second installment of a three-year, $300,000 grant supports their youth education and development program.

Citizen Schools

$200,000
This first installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports the expansion of their “apprenticeship” program for middle school students throughout New York City.

Classroom Inc.

$200,000
This first installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports the Next Generation programs for middle school youth and students transitioning to high school.

Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies

$200,000
This final installment of a three-year, $600,000 grant supports the New York Life Endowment for Emerging African American Issues.

Developmental Studies Center

$801,800
This final installment of a two-year, $1,603,600 grant helps disseminate its after-school reading and mathematics enrichment programs, AfterSchool KidzLit and AfterSchool KidzMath, to children in low-income areas of twelve cities across the nation.

The Fund for Public Schools

$200,000
This second installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports the New York City Summer Quest pilot.

Girl Scout Council of Greater New York

$200,000
This first installment of a three-year, $600,000 grant supports their Career Exploration program for low-income middle school girls in 12 middle schools in the Bronx.

Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson

$50,000
This one-time grant supports their Career Success program.

Girls Incorporated of Westchester County

$80,000
This second installment of a three-year, $220,000 grant supports middle and high-school girls in the New Rochelle school district.

Good Shepherd Services

$150,000
This first installment of a two-year, $300,000 grant supports their Aiming High Leadership Initiative for middle-school youth in high-needs areas of the Bronx.

Hetrick-Martin Institute

$150,000
This first installment of a three-year, $500,000 grant supports a pilot program focused on high school and college graduation.

Horizons National Student Enrichment Program

$150,000
This first installment of a three-year, $500,000 grant supports a pilot program focused on high school and college graduation.

Inwood House

$100,000
This second installment of a three-year, $300,000 grant supports their Academy program for teen moms.

Jewish Council of Yonkers

$80,000
This first installment of a three-year, $300,000 grant supports their Intro 2 America program for high school students who have recently arrived in this country.

The LGBT Community Center

$50,000
This final installment of a two-year, $100,000 grant supports the Youth Enrichment Services summer internship program for at-risk youth.

National 4-H Council

$410,000
This final installment of a three-year, $1 million grant supports their New York Life Youth in Governance Clubs.

National Academy Foundation

$125,000
This final installment of a two-year, $250,000 grant supports six new NAF Academies of Finance, which offer courses in personal finance to high school freshmen.

National College Advising Corps

$120,000
This final installment of a three-year, $360,000 grant supports a program that connects recent college graduates with high school students in underserved areas, providing advice and encouragement as they apply to colleges.

National Summer Learning Association

$100,000
This first installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports the New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Awards.

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship

$250,000
This final installment of a two-year, $500,000 grant supports their programs for disconnected youth – young people who are neither in school nor working.

NPower

$200,000
This final installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports their technology service corps expansion.

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

$150,000
This first installment of a two-year, $300,000 grant supports the Jamaica Y Roads Center job training program for disconnected youth in collaboration with the YMCA.

Partnership for After School Education

$100,000
This first installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports their early college awareness program for middle school students.

Project Morry

$50,000
This first installment of a two-year, $100,000 grant supports summer camp experience and year round development activities for underserved youth in Westchester County, NY.

Safe Space NYC

$150,000
This first installment of a two-year, $300,000 grant supports job readiness, college discovery, financial literacy, and life skills for at-risk youth.

The After-School Corporation

$200,000
This first installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports their ExpandedED Schools Demonstration in New York City.

United Neighborhood Houses of New York

$50,000 This first installment of a two-year, $100,000 grant supports selected settlement house college access programs across the city. Each of the following also received the first $50,000 installment of a two-year, $100,000 grant as a result of the United Neighborhood Houses’ Request for Proposal:

  • Goddard Riverside Community Center
  • Grand Street Settlement
  • Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
  • Mosholu-Montefiore Community Center
  • Queens Community House

The Urban Assembly

$100,000
This one-year grant supports their Access-to-College initiative for underserved youth in New York City.

Virtual Enterprises International

$280,000
This third installment of a four-year, $1 million grant supports their Expanding Educational Opportunities program and the 2013 National Business Plan Competition.

Year Up

$200,000
This final installment of a two-year, $350,000 grant supports their intensive education and job training program for disadvantaged young adults.

YMCA of Greater New York

$200,000
This final installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports the Y After School Academy, an enrichment program for kids in high-need schools.

Yonkers Partners in Education

$100,000
This second installment of a three-year, $300,000 grant supports their College Centers, which provide college and career guidance to teens in underserved communities.

Youth Shelter Program of Westchester

$50,000
This one-year grant supports their Ready to Achieve mentoring program.

Focus Area: Educational Enhancement

Art with Heart

$50,000 This first installment of a two-year, $100,000 grant supports the “Draw It Out” program, which uses art to help grieving children.

Boys and Girls Clubs of America

$250,000
This third installment of a four-year, $1 million grant supports their “Be There” nationwide grief and bereavement initiative.

Comfort Zone Camp

$500,000
This first installment of a two-year, $1 million supports this camp for children who have suffered the death of a parent, sibling, or other beloved person.

The Moyer Foundation

$702,000
Several grants support Camp Erin National Bereavement Camps, which support children who have lost a parent, sibling, or caregiver, and research of camp attendees with Kent State University.

Manitou Camps Foundation

$38,000
This first installment of a two-year, $75,000 grant supports their Shared Grief video project, which provides grieving children with encouraging messages from celebrities who also suffered losses.

National Alliance for Grieving Children

$230,000
Two grants support their annual symposium for bereavement service providers, online projects, and their expansion of national awareness and outreach campaigns.

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

$398,000
Several grants support the Center’s pediatric bereavement lecture program, which trains pediatricians to work with grieving children; a national model for training teachers and school staff to support grieving children; a guide for teachers; a consultancy with a leading expert in the field; and the creation of a nationwide coalition for grieving students.

National Students of Ailing Mothers and Fathers Support Network

$37,000
This first installment of a two-year, $74,000 grant supports their expansion and capacity.

St. John’s University

$310,000
Two grants support the New York City Child Bereavement Service Development Project, which assesses the current state of child bereavement services available to families.

Sesame Workshop

$50,000
This one-year grant supports the expansion of the Talk, Listen, Connect DVD and book program.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

$210,000
This grant supports their national Military Survivor Seminars for adults and Good Grief Camps for children who are coping with the death of a loved one who was serving in the military.

Grief Reach Program Grants*

  • Bo’s Place - Houston, TX
  • Children’s Grief Center of El Paso - El Paso, TX
  • Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
  • Community Hospice - Modesto, CA
  • Cornerstone of Hope - Independence, OH
  • KinderMourn - Charlotte, NC
  • Life Center of the Suncoast - Tampa, FL
  • Mourning Hope Grief Center - Lincoln, NE
  • New Hope Grief Support Community - Long Beach, CA
  • Niles Home for Children - Kansas City, MO
  • OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center – Los Angeles, CA
  • Roberta’s House - Baltimore, MD
  • Ryan’s Place - Goshen, IN
  • Southern California American Indian Resource Center (SCAIR) - El Cajon, CA
  • Tamarack Grief Resource Center - Missoula, MT
  • Ted E. Bear Hollow - Omaha, NE
  • The Center for Grieving Children - Philadelphia, PA
  • The Christi Center - Austin, TX
  • Trauma Support Services of North Texas - Duncanville, TX
  • Wendt Center for Loss and Healing - Washington, DC
  • WillMar Family Grief & Healing Center - Sonoma, CA
  • *The Grief Reach Program only accepts applications through a Request for Proposals grants process. For more information please go to the National Alliance for Grieving Children’s website, www.childrengrieve.org.