2011 Selected Nurturing the Children Grants
After-School All-Stars $100,000
This final installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports “We Are Ready,” a high school transition and career exploration program.
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) $300,000
This second installment of a four-year, $1 million grants supports the national expansion of BELL’s summer and after-school learning programs.
The Bronx Institute at Lehman College $100,000
This final installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports the Latino collegiate society program in math and science, an out-of-school, academically rigorous course of study.
Brooklyn Public Library $100,000
This first 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.
The Children’s Aid Society $150,000
This second installation 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.
Citizen Schools $200,000
This final installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports their extended learning time initiative, which extends and enhances the traditional school day.
Classroom Inc. $100,000
This final installment of a two-year, $300,000 grant supports the High School Project, which helps over-age and under-credited high school students earn the credits they need to graduate.
Cristo Rey Network $100,000
This final installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports the “Good to Great” program, which emphasizes college readiness in its network of schools.
Developmental Studies Center $810,000
This final installment of a three-year, $2.4 million grant to disseminate its afterschool reading and mathematics enrichment programs, AfterSchool KidzLit and After School KidzMath, to children in low-income areas of twelve cities across the nation.
Girl Scout Council of Greater New York $200,000
This second installment of a three-year, $600,000 grant supports their Career Exploration Program for low-income middle-school girls.
Girls Incorporated $200,000
This first installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports their efforts to reach more middle-school girls across the nation.
Good Shepherd Services
This second installment of a three-year, $375,000 grant supports their Aiming High Leadership Initiative for middle-school youth in the Bronx.
Harlem Children’s Zone $125,000
This first installment of a two-year, $250,000 grant supports their College Preparation Program.
The Hetrick-Martin Institute $100,000
This one-year grant supports their tutoring center in New York City and a new LGBTQ after-school center in Newark, NJ.
JA Worldwide $165,000
This first installment of a two-year, $330,000 grant supports JA’s Skills for Success initiative for middle- and high school students.
This final installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports their Education in America: Service Leader Network of 200,000 student and adult tutors, mentors and volunteers in schools, agencies and communities.
National 4-H Council $260,000
This first installment of a three-year, $1 million grant supports their New York Life Youth in Governance Clubs.
National Academy Foundation $100,000
This one-year grant supports six new NAF Academies of Finance, which offer courses in personal finance to high school freshmen.
National Summer Learning Association $200,000
This final installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports programs that emphasize high school completion, college skills, and workforce readiness.
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship $200,000
This one-year grant supports their programs for disconnected youth – young people who are neither in school nor working.
New Visions for Public Schools $250,000
This first 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 $100,000
This first installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports their teen outreach and programs.
Partnership for After School Education $100,000
This final installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant increases middle- and high school afterschool programs to prepare at-risk students for college admission and success.
The Queens Library Foundation $100,000
This first installment of a two-year, $200,000 grant supports the Youth Workforce Development initiative.
The After-School Corporation
This final installment of a two-year, $400,000 grant supports their Expanded Learning Time program in New York City.
Virtual Enterprises International $260,000
This first installment of a four-year, $1 million grant supports the Expanding Educational Opportunities program and the 2011 National Business Plan Competition. The program offers students and in-school, experiential learning model where youth develop virtual businesses and gain real world skills as they develop business plans.
Year Up $200,000
This final installment of a two-year, $350,000 grant supports their intensive education and job training program for young adults.
Youth Development Institute $150,000
This first installment of a two-year, $300,000 grant supports the expansion of the Ladders to Leadership Program for middle school youth in after-school programs, which serve a total of 300 students at nine sites throughout New York City.
Alliance for Young Artists and Writers $125,000
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.
Association of Educational Publishers (Scholastic) $285,000
This final installment of a two-year, $460,000 grant supports their print and online materials for educators, parents and children on the subject of childhood bereavement.
Boys and Girls Clubs of America $260,000
This first installment of a four-year, $1 million grant supports their “Be There” nationwide grief and bereavement initiative.
Comfort Zone Camp $500,000
This one-year grant supports the general operations of this camp for children who have suffered the loss of someone close to them.
The Moyer Foundation $350,000
This grant supports Camp Erin National Bereavement Camps, which support children who have lost a parent, sibling, or caregiver, and their National Bereavement Camp Conference.
Sesame Workshop $400,000
This grant supports the “When Families Grieve” collection of multimedia resources to support children who are grieving the death of a parent.
St. John’s University $105,000
This one-year 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) $250,000
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 Grants1
- Annie's Hope - The Bereavement Center for Kids - Glendale, MO
- 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
- 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
- Henry Ford Health System Sand Castles Grief Support Program for Children and Families - Detroit, MI
- Hospice of Anchorage's Forget Me Not Grief Program - Anchorage, AK
- Hospice at Home - Lory's Place - St. Joseph, MI
- Kate's Club - Atlanta, GA
- KinderMourn - Charlotte, NC
- Mourning Hope Grief Center - Lincoln, NE
- Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center - Rockford, IL
- Outreach for Grieving Youth Alliance, DBA Kids hurt too - Honolulu, HI
- Roberta's House - Baltimore, MD
- Suncoast Kids Place - Lutz, FL
- Supporting Kidds, Inc. - Hockessin, DE
- Ted E. Bear Hollow, Inc. - Omaha, NE
- Wendt Center for Loss and Healing - Washington, DC
1 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.