2012 Foundation Grants List
2012 Selected Nurturing the Children Grants
This final installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports “We Are Ready,” a high school transition and career exploration program.
American Museum of Natural History
This third installment of a four-year, $1 million grant supports their programming for underserved teens.
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life)
This third installment of a four-year, $1 million grant supports the national expansion of BELL’s summer and after-school learning programs.
The Bronx Institute at Lehman College
This one-year grant supports the Latino collegiate society program in math and science, an out-of-school, academically rigorous course of study.
Brooklyn Public Library
This final installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports Brooklyn Connections, a program designed to help eighth graders with their exit projects from grammar school.
Camp Fire USA
This first 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
This first installment of a three-year, $300,000 grant supports their youth education and development program.
The Children’s Aid Society
This final installment of a three-year, $450,000 grant supports the Next Generation Center, which addresses the needs of disconnected youth aging out of New York City’s foster care system.
Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies
This second installment of a three-year, $600,000 grant supports the New York Life Endowment for Emerging African American Issues.
Developmental Studies Center
This first 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
This first installment of a two-year, $400,00 grant supports the New York City Summer Learning Initiative.
Girl Scout Council of Greater New York
This final installment of a three-year, $600,000 grant supports their Career Exploration Program for low-income middle-school girls.
This final installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports their efforts to reach more middle-school girls across the nation.
Good Shepherd Services
This amount includes the final installment of a three-year, $375,000 grant, which supports their Aiming High Leadership Initiative for middle-school youth in the Bronx, and an additional $135,000 supporting their acquisition of the Edwin Gould Academy and the Groundwork nonprofit organization.
Harlem Children′s Zone
This final installment of a two-year, $250,000 grant supports their College Preparation Program.
This one-year grant supports their college preparation program.
Horizons National Student Enrichment Program
This one-year grant helps expand the program to cities in our markets.
This first installment of a three-year, $300,000 grant supports their Academy program.
This final installment of a two-year, $330,000 grant supports JA’s Skills for Success initiative for middle- and high school students.
The LGBT Community Center
This first installment of a two-year, $100,000 grant supports the Youth Enrichment Services internship program for at-risk youth.
National 4-H Council
This second installment of a three-year, $1 million grant supports their New York Life Youth in Governance Clubs.
National Academy Foundation
This one-year grant supports six new NAF Academies of Finance, which offer courses in personal finance to high school freshmen.
National College Advising Corps
This second 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.
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
This first installment of a two-year, $500,000 grant supports their programs for disconnected youth – young people who are neither in school nor working.
New Visions for Public Schools
This final installment of a two-year, $500,000 grant supports their College Ready initiative, which helps high-schoolers and their families prepare for college.
New York Public Library
This final installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports their teen outreach and programs.
This first installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports their technology service corps expansion.
Philanthropy New York
This one-year grant supports volunteer efforts to help Hurricane Sandy victims rebuild their communities.
The Queens Library Foundation
This final installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports their Youth Workforce Development initiative.
Safe Space NYC
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.
This one-year grant supports their college and career access initiative.
Virtual Enterprises International$280,000
This second installment of a four-year, $1 million grant supports their Expanding Educational Opportunities program and the 2012 National Business Plan Competition.
This first installment of a two-year, $350,000 grant supports their intensive education and job training program for young adults.
YMCA of Greater New York
This first installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports the Y After School Academy, an enrichment program for kids living in high-need areas.
Yonkers Partners in Education
This first installment of a three-year, $300,000 grant supports their College Centers, which provide college and career guidance to teens in underserved communities.
Youth Development Institute
This final installment of a two-year, $300,000 grant supports the Ladders to Leadership Program for middle school youth in after-school programs throughout New York City.
Alliance for Young Artists and Writers
This one-year grant supports the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ New York Life scholarships for art and literature on the subject of bereavement and grief and a teachers' website.
Boys and Girls Clubs of America
This second installment of a four-year, $1 million grant supports their “Be There” nationwide grief and bereavement initiative.
Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute
This one-year grant supports grief programming for Native American and Alaskan Native youth.
Comfort Zone Camp
This one-year grant supports the general operations of this camp for children who have suffered the loss of someone close to them.
Health Care Chaplaincy
This one-year grant supports a pilot program to help bereaved children through chaplaincy education.
The Moyer Foundation
Supports Camp Erin National Bereavement Camps, which support children who have lost a parent, sibling, or caregiver, and their National Bereavement Camp Conference, and a survey of camp attendees with Kent State University.
National Alliance for Grieving Children
This one-year grant supports their annual symposium.
National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
A combined three grants support the Center's pediatric bereavement lecture program, which trains pediatricians to work with grieving children; national model for training teachers and school staff to support grieving children;and a consultancy with a leading expert in the field.
Outward Bound USA
This one-year grant supports their Heroic Journey for Grieving Teens program.
St. John’s University
This first installment of a two-year, $310,000 grant supports the New York City Child Bereavement Service Development Project, which assesses the current state of child bereavement services available to families.
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
This one-time 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*
- A Caring Hand, The Billy Esposito Foundation – New York, NY
- Barr-Harris Children's Grief Center – Chicago, IL
- Bo's Place - Houston, TX
- The Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Families - Philadelphia, PA
- Children's Bereavement Center, Inc. - Miami, FL
- Children's Grief Center of El Paso - El Paso, TX
- Children's Grief Center of New Mexico – Albuquerque, NM
- Community Home Health Services – Fishers, IN
- Cornerstone of Hope - Independence, OH
- East Bay Agency for Children - Circle of Care - Oakland, CA
- Ele's Place - Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor, MI
- Family Hospice Heartlinks Grief Center - Belleville, IL
- Good Grief – Morristown, NJ
- Henry Ford Health System Sand Castles Grief Support Program for Children and Families - Detroit, MI
- Hosparus – Louisville, KY
- Jewish Family & Children’s Services of Greater Long Beach & Orange County – Long Beach, CA
- Kate's Club - Atlanta, GA
- Kyle's Korner – Wawatosa, WI
- Michael's Place – Traverse City, MI
- Mourning Hope Grief Center - Lincoln, NE
- Mourning Star Center of the Visiting Nurse Association of the Inland Counties – Palm Desert, CA
- Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center - Rockford, IL
- Roberta's House - Baltimore, MD
- The Christi Center – Austin, TX
- Tu Nidito Children and Family Services – Tucson, AZ
- 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 see the National Alliance for Grieving Children, www.childrengrieve.org.