markets in needy areas: $149,971 over
18 months to New York U. School of
Medicine (New York, N. Y.).
—To evaluate the impact of its clinical simulation on faculty capacity
and work life and on student results:
$300,000 over two years to New York
U., College of Nursing (New York,
—For the National Policy and Legal
Analysis Network for Childhood Obesity Prevention: $2,750,000 to Public
Health Law & Policy (Oakland, Calif.).
—To improve the practice of evaluation at foundations: $125,000 over
two years to Public/Private Ventures
—To investigate whether menu-label-ing laws lead California restaurants
to modify the nutritional contents
of their offerings: $122,890 over 15
months to the RAND Corporation
(Santa Monica, Calif.).
—For long-term recovery efforts from
the earthquake in Haiti: $750,000
over two years to Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (New York, N. Y.).
—To investigate American cultural values and meritocracy as determinants
of health and attitudes that affect
social policy: $202,353 over 26 months
to Rutgers, the State U. of New Jersey
(New Brunswick, N.J.).
—To assess the impact of a California
county’s ordinance banning toys or
other incentives for unhealthy menu
items for children: $150,000 over 15
months to Stanford U. School of Medicine (Stanford, Calif.).
—To evaluate marketing strategies to
increase the purchase of healthy foods
in low-income communities: $169,172
to Temple U. School of Medicine (
—To provide technical assistance and
direction for the foundation’s Finding Answers program, which aims
to reduce health-care disparities
between minority and white patients:
$1,041,182 to U. of Chicago, Department of Medicine, Division of Biological Sciences (Chicago, Ill.).
—To assess the impact of Hawaii’s sin-gle-baccalaureate nursing curriculum
on faculty work life and productivity
and on quality of education: $300,000
over two years to the U. of Hawaii
System (Honolulu, Hawaii).
—To carry out a nurse-led program to
improve delirium screening, prevention, and treatment in intensive-care
units: $300,000 over 18 months to U.
of Nebraska Medical Center, College
of Nursing (Omaha, Neb.).
—To produce issue briefs focusing on
federal policies that affect the quality
of health care: $400,000 to the Urban
Institute (Washington, D.C.).
—To evaluate consumer financial incentives to improve glycemic control for
people with type 2 diabetes: $400,000
over three years to WellPoint (
Higher education. For scholarships:
$100,000 to the Medical U. of South
Carolina, College of Nursing (
—To win policies that create and preserve low-cost housing and improve
public education in Los Angeles:
$50,000 to People Organized for West-side Renewal (Santa Monica, Calif.).
—To improve wages and working
conditions for restaurant workers in
Los Angeles: $25,000 to Restaurant
Opportunities Centers United (New
York, N. Y.).
—To advocate for low-income families
caring for children or adults with
developmental disabilities, especially
autism: $30,000 to the Special Needs
Network (Los Angeles, Calif.).
—To eliminate racism and class-based
inequalities in the Los Angeles ju-venile-justice system: $25,000 to the
Youth Justice Coalition (Inglewood,
Conservation and the environment. To
improve polluted water in southeast
Los Angeles through education and
community empowerment: $20,000 to
the Environmental Justice Coalition
for Water (Santa Monica, Calif.).
—To help low-income communities in
Los Angeles and Long Beach: $25,000
to the Los Angeles Alliance for a New
Economy (Los Angeles, Calif.).
—To find a new local revenue source to
support parks in Los Angeles neighborhoods that are severely lacking
them: $23,500 to the Save Los Angeles
Park Alliance (Venice, Calif.).
Gay men and lesbians. To help black
men in Los Angeles live longer:
$25,000 to In the Meantime Men’s
Group (Los Angeles, Calif.).
—To achieve marriage equality and
promote racial justice in Los Angeles:
$25,000 to the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force (Washington, D.C.).
—To promote civil rights for trans-gender people: $20,000 to the Trans-gender Law Center (San Francisco,
cational Development Center (Boston,
—To train minority journalists in
the United States in digital media:
$200,000 over two years to the International Center for Journalists
—For administrative, legal, and technology support: $75,000 to the Investigative News Network (Washington,
—For the Military and Media Project, to
allow journalism students to observe
military officers discussing military
topics: $200,000 over two years to the
Kansas U. Endowment Association
—To expand news partnerships and
regional online news hubs: $200,000
over two years to New America Media
(San Francisco, Calif.).
—For its Watchdog Initiative and
Center for Innovation in Technol-ogy/Media: $450,000 over two years
to Northwestern U., Medill School of
Journalism (Evanston, Ill.).
—To administer and host the foundation’s specialized reporting institutes:
$340,000 to the Poynter Institute (St.
—To establish a Youth & Media Lab:
$200,000 over two years to the President and Fellows of Harvard College
—For a media diversity assessment
study: $160,000 over two years to
the Robert C. Maynard Institute for
Journalism Education (Oakland,
—For its user-generated Web site, vo-calo.org, to collaborate with media
that serve youths and community
audiences: $50,000 to WBEZ Alliance
—To expand youth-journalism training
in Chicago and for the Teen Reporter,
a Chicago-based social-media blog:
$50,000 to One Economy (Washington,
information technology, and library
collections: $600,000 over three
years to Hamilton College (Clinton,
—For Indiana University Press, for an
interdisciplinary research studies
project that focuses on global issues:
$755,000 to Indiana U., Indiana U.
Press (Bloomington, Ind.).
International. To increase the economic
potential of small businesses and
startups through training, counseling,
and the provision of business-related
information and opportunities in
urban and rural areas of the Mwanza
region in Tanzania: $35,000 to the
Education Development Foundation
—For a beekeeping and village community bank project for women in
Tanzania: $70,000 over two years
to the Tanzania Women Volunteers
Association (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania).
RICHARD KING MELLON
Higher education. For its School of
Business and the Bayer Center for
Nonprofit Management: $5,000,000
to Robert Morris U. (Moon Township,
ANDREW W. MELLON
New York, N. Y.
Higher education. For the New York Six
Liberal Arts Consortium, to support
collaborative programs in diversity,
faculty and student development,
GORDON AND BETTY MOORE
Palo Alto, Calif.
Conservation and the environment. For
a research project growing Atlantic
salmon to food size in a freshwater
closed containment facility: $500,000
over three years to the Conservation
Fund (Arlington, Va.).
—For a network of conservation trust
funds in Latin America and the
Caribbean to develop market-based
financial solutions for conservation:
$951,413 over three years to Fundo
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Religion. To develop creative new
approaches for educating pastors,
ministers, and counselors: $1,181,500
to Christian Theological Seminary
J. WARREN AND LOIS MCCLURE
Children and youths. For a program designed to help young people in foster
care transition to college: $33,000 to
the College of St. Joseph (Rutland,
Higher education. For a project aimed
at improving retention and completion rates of disadvantaged adult
students in Maryland: $1,200,000 to
U. of Maryland University College
LIBERTY HILL FOUNDATION
Santa Monica, Calif.
Community and economic development.
To organize citizens to take action on
the budget crisis, home foreclosures,
and public education: $50,000 to the
Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (Los Angeles,
—For low-wage worker campaigns in
the hotel, grocery, car wash, and sanitation industries: $20,000 to Clergy
and Laity United for Economic Justice
(Los Angeles, Calif.).
—To train leaders from poor and working-class neighborhoods and educate
voters: $20,000 to Coalition L.A. (Los
—To build community leaders to acquire and develop land for low-cost
housing in South Los Angeles: $25,000
to the Figueroa Corridor Community
Land Trust (Los Angeles, Calif.).
—To build leadership and power among
low-wage immigrant workers in Koreatown: $50,000 to Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (Los Angeles,
—To improve conditions for low-wage
taxi workers: $25,000 to the Los
Angeles Taxi Workers Alliance (Los
Journalism. For technology improvements at Gallery 37 Center for the
Arts and the inclusion of news literacy
training for its media-arts instructors: $150,000 over two years to After
School Matters (Chicago, Ill.).
—To report youth violence in Chicago:
$120,000 over two years to Beyondme-dia Education (Chicago, Ill.).
—For a consortium of Midwest university journalism professors for public-service reporting: $75,000 to the
Board of Trustees of the U. of Illinois
—For collaborative regional and national investigative stories: $150,000
over two years to the Center for Public Integrity (Washington, D.C.).
—For the Community News Matters
project, to spur the growth of new
sources of quality local news and information about the Chicago region:
$100,000 to the Chicago Community
Trust (Chicago, Ill.).
—To assist in producing a youth voices
segment on a new PBS public-affairs
show: $50,000 to the City Colleges of
Chicago Foundation (Chicago, Ill.).
—For a journalism skills-building and
leadership-development program for
youth and teachers in Chicago Public
Schools: $300,000 over two years to
Columbia College (Chicago, Ill.).
—For its community news program and
to produce an annual media guide:
$160,000 over two years to the Community Media Workshop (Chicago,
—To support investigative news, public-policy analysis, and community-engagement work at The Chicago
Reporter: $175,000 over two years to
the Community Renewal Society (
—For a news literacy program for
youths: $120,000 over two years to
the Community Television Network
—For its Chicago office to manage
the Youth Media Technology Fund:
$300,000 over two years to the Edu-