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Our Grantees (2013)

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Art Institute & Gallery*
Salisbury, MD
To provide general operating support.


Carolina Philharmonic
Pinehurst, NC
To bring Carnegie Hall's Link-up educational program to the elementary school children of Moore County.


Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America*
New York, NY
To support basic and clinical research as well as educational and support programs designed for patients, caregivers, and health-care professionals.


Doorways for Women and Families*
Arlington, VA
To support the Back to School Campaign.


FACE for Children in Need USA*
Salisbury, MD
To assist the organization's general operational, fundraising, and online marketing costs.


Fotokids*
Guatemala City, Guatemala
To fund six at-risk high school girls to finish their last year in the Save Girls vocational program, and prepare their portfolios in photo, graphic design, and advertising.


George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health
Washington, DC
To support the GW Whole Person Clinic


Georgetown University*
Washington, DC
To support the University’s Annual Fund, which provides undergraduate scholarships.


Habitat for Humanity International*
Atlanta, GA
To support Habitat for Humanity India's disaster response work after Cyclone Phailin in the districts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, India.


Habitat for Humanity of the North Carolina Sandhills
Aberdeen, NC
To challege less wealthy communities to raise the funding needed to build a Habitat home in the Midway Gardens development.


Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County*
Salisbury, MD
To support the construction of a new home for Monica Jones and her two children.


Hoffman Institute Foundation
San Francisco, CA
To support the Youth-At-Risk and the Hyde Charter Schools programs for at-risk teens.


International Action
Washington, DC
To support the finanical training, auditing, and staff salaries of a new chlorine distribution center, which serves 90,000 Haitians.


Kemper Center
Kenosha, WI
To support the Senator Charles Durkee research project.


Kemper Center*
Kenosha, WI
To support the continued operation of the Historic Cultural Center, including programming, education, and restoration.


Lake Forest Symphony
Lake Bluff, IL
To support the redsign of the organization’s website which will broaden the accessiblity of classical music for both adults and children in the Lake Bluff region.


Lake Forest Symphony*
Lake Bluff, IL
To support the Lake Forest Symphony's classical subscription series, youth concerts, and ongoing search for a new music director.


Lakeview Technology Academy
Pleasant Prairie, WI
To support the training of a high school science teacher to teach a Project Lead The Way course titled Biomedical Innovations.


Living Water International*
Stafford, TX
To drill a new well and provide health and hygiene training in a community in India.


Miracle Foundation
Stafford, TX
To provide support for 600 orphans in India to develop coping skills and internalize critical information.


Moore County Schools
Carthage, NC
To sponsor a training trip to the Ron Clark Academy for 28 staff people.


Partner for Surgery
McLean, VA
To reduce the prevalence of cleft lip and palate birth defects and improve infant health and nutrition for the Mayan populations in Guatemala.


Potomac Massage Training Institute
Washington, DC
To support PMTI in maintaining appropriate financial and operational capacity.


Room to Read
San Francisco, CA
To establish six school libraries in Indian primary schools to improve children's literacy skills.


Safe Harbour*
Carlisle, PA
To support the programs and services of the Bridge Housing Program, including shelter costs, program costs, and other expenses associated with the program.


Shelter House*
Herndon, VA
To provide general operating support for Shelter House's work in preventing and ending family homelessness.


UPAVIM Community Development Foundation
Bryan, TX
To construct the fourth floor of UPAVIM's second building which includes room for four classrooms, a computer lab, and a library.


*Discretionary and Special Committee grants – these grants are directed by individual board members or the Special Committee, and therefore may not reflect the funding priorities of the foundation as a whole.