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Alliance for the Great Lakes

Our Grantees (2015)

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African Library Project*
Portolla Valley, CA
To support a Ghanaian teacher’s attendance at the African Library Project’s partner summit.


Advancing Local Development through Empowerment and Action (ALDEA)
New York, NY
To support a sanitation project in Cojobal and to support its Volcano Challenge.


All Hands Volunteers*
Mattapoisett, MA
To support earthquake resilient housing for Nepalese families displaced by the 2015 earthquakes.


Alliance for the Great Lakes
Chicago, IL
To support efforts to understand and oppose crude-oil transportation on the Great Lakes.


Asante Mariamu Foundation
Arlington, VA
To support the sewing cooperative for women with albinism and mothers of children with albinism.


Association to Benefit Children*
New York, NY
To provide general operating support.


Birch Creek Music Performance Center
Egg Harbor, WI
To support repair of the Dutton Concert barn and the analysis of upgrading systems on the campus.

Boulder Crest Retreat for Veteran and Military Wellness*
Bluemont, VA
To support the overnight and program expenses for Veteran and Family Rest Reconnection stays.


Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County*
West Palm Beach, FL
To support repairs on buses and passenger vans used to transport children from schools.


Cardinal Stritch University           
Milwaukee, WI
To support apprenticeships for juniors and seniors to help solicit additional funds for the program.


Door County Community Foundation*
Sturgeon Bay, WI
To support the research and design of a Community Collaborative Grant program to address issues impacting women and girls.


Miami, FL
To support one university scholarship.


Georgetown University*
To support the McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Global Summer Study Abroad Fund and to provide general operating support.


Habitat for Humanity International
Atlanta, GA
To support the construction of 10 homes for families in need in Savda Ghevra.


Kemper Center*
Kenosha, WI
To provide matching funds for the center’s capital campaign for major repairs.


Lake Forest Symphony
Lake Bluff, IL
To support strategic planning and to support the Sounds of the Season holiday side by side concert.


Leadership Arlington
Arlington, VA
To support the Leaders Accelerate summit and to support the signature program.


Lost Boys Rebuilding South Sudan*
Geneva, IL
To support the Literacy at the Well program


Partner for Surgery
McLean, VA
To support the Cleft Treatment and Prevention Program and George Washington University’s cleft palate research project.


Salisbury School Horizons
Salisbury, MD
To provide matching funds to support the expansion of the summer program for low-income students in grades 1-8.


Sandhills Community College
Pinehurst, NC
To support Phase 1 of the Owen Auditorium renovation and to provide infrastructure support and equipment for the Palmer Training Center.


Save the Children*
Fairfield, CT
To support earthquake relief in Nepal.


Olympia, WA
To support rapid rehousing.


Special Operations Warrior Foundation*
Tampa, FL
To support the tutoring program.


The Child &Family Foundation*
Salisbury, MD
To support the One Year to Empowerment program.


Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America*
Rockville, MD
To support research, education, and support programs.

The Miracle Foundation
Austin, TX
To support computer labs and computer education efforts in Indian orphanages and to support college and vocational training scholarships.


The NEO Fund*
Puyallup, WA
To support board development and the fund’s micro-lending project in India.


Urban Ecology Center
Milwaukee, WI
To provide general support for three UEC branches.

*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.