Following are grants of $20,000
and more made by foundations,
companies, and other private
sources. Announcements of grants
can be sent to Grants Editor, The
Chronicle of Philanthropy, 1255
23rd Street, N. W., Suite 775,
Washington, D.C. 20037, or sent
via e-mail to grants.editor@
and over two years Project GRAD Los
Angeles (North Hollywood, Calif.).
Health care and hospitals. To prevent,
cure, and treat blood cancer for Hispanic children in Los Angeles County:
$205,000 over two years to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Los Angeles, Calif.).
EUGENE B. CASEY FOUNDATION
Education. For its endowment:
$17,200,000 to the Duke Ellington
School of the Arts (Washington, D.C.).
CLINTON BUSH HAITI FUND
Little Rock, Ark.
International. For a project that aims
to transform small and growing businesses into investment-ready, bankable companies: $2,000,000 to Tech-noServe (Washington, D.C.).
FOR CANCER RESEARCH
Higher education. To research and develop new technologies that pinpoint
the novel genetic characteristics of
each patient’s cancer: $30,000,000 to
Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.
HUGH AND HAZEL DARLING
Los Angeles, Calif.
Education. To open a new center to increase the scientific computing skills
of middle-school, high-school, and college students: $250,000 to California
Lutheran U. (Thousand Oaks, Calif.).
MICHAEL AND SUSAN DELL
Education. For its science programs
and faculty as well as a new teacher
n Commonwealth Foundation for Cancer Research:
$30-million to the Sidney
Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins to research and develop
new technologies that pinpoint the novel genetic characteristics of each patient’s
n Skoll Foundation: $1-
million to the Sundance Institute for its Documentary
Film Program, to produce
films about social entrepreneurship
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n Kirkpatrick Foundation: $1-million to the Oklahoma Zoological Society to help build
a new veterinary hospital
n Texas Instruments Foundation: $413,000 to the National Alliance for Partnerships in
Equity Education Foundation to manage and expand the High-Tech High Heels program,
which prepares girls to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
n Northwest Area Foundation: $150,000 to the Native American Community Development
Institute to give urban American Indian communities the ability to design and lead econom-ic-development strategies
n Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation: $30,000 to the YMCA of Seattle-King-Snohomish to administer BankWork$, a career-training program that provides inner-city
adults with the skills they need in banking
$380,859,546 worth of grants are listed in this issue. To see all the grants we have
published since 2006, go to http://philanthropy.com/grants
We now place grants online every Thursday to help you keep on top of grant-making priorities.
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