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ist group could steal or acquire material from a nuclear facility; promote
safe civil nuclear energy programs;
and strengthen the international nonproliferation treaty regime: $150,000
to the American Academy of Arts and
Sciences (Cambridge, Mass.).
;;;; William and Flora Hewlett Foundation:
$100-million to the Climate Works Foundation for general operating support
;;;;Omidyar Network and Accion International: $3.2-million to Mobile Transactions
International to use mobile technology to enable financial transactions in Zambia
ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON
Health. For advocacy and communication to support tobacco-control policies: $800,000 to the Campaign for
Tobacco-Free Kids (Washington, D.C.).
—For the Executive Nurse Fellows program, which provides advanced leadership opportunities for nurses in senior executive roles in health services,
public health, and nursing education:
$1,485,047 to the Center for Creative
Leadership (Greensboro, N.C.).
—To strengthen journalists’ coverage
of health and health-care issues and
increasing understanding among
the media of the foundation’s work:
$375,000 over three years to the
Center for Excellence in Health Care
Journalism (Columbia, Mo.).
—To develop a leadership program for
Medicaid directors designed to cultivate the skills necessary to resolve
health-care challenges facing states
and the nation: $1,269,842 to the
Center for Health Care Strategies
Supporting Organization (Hamilton,
—To engage retired generals and admirals to advocate for the implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids
Act: $500,000 to the Council for a
Strong America (Washington, D.C.).
—To study marriage, gender, and health
in lesbian, gay, and heterosexual couples: $334,800 over three years to the
U. Texas at Austin, College of Liberal
Arts, Population Research Center, to
support the work of Debra Umberson
—To produce issue papers on federal
policies that affect quality and value
in health care: $160,000 to the Urban
Institute (Washington, D.C.).
Journalism. For four regional conferences: $36,500 to the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (
Sports and recreation. To engage professional athletes in a collaborative effort to help improve the lives of young
minority men: $30,000 to Living Cities (New York, N. Y.).
Civic affairs. To create bilingual multimedia materials: $50,000 to Enlace
Chicago (Chicago, Ill.).
Community and economic development.
To strengthen farmers’ markets in
Detroit: $260,000 to the Project for
Public Spaces (New York, N. Y.).
Education. For professional development, parent engagement, school culture assessments, and early-childhood
programs: $400,000 to Parents for
Public Schools of Jackson, Mississippi
Employment and training. To create
partnerships between workforce-development groups and community-college leaders: $500,000 over three
years to the American Association of
Community Colleges (Washington,
Sustainable development. To start
three recycling collection centers in
Les Cayes and Mireabalais, Haiti:
$71,000 to Executives Without Borders USA (Boston, Mass.).
LEONA M. AND HARRY B.
HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST
New York, N. Y.
Conservation and the environment. To
prevent illegal substances and foreign
species from coming into or out of the
Galapagos Marine Reserves: $424,712
over 14 months to WildAid (San Francisco, Calif.).
Disabled. For expanded research and
professional development, to improve
its infrastructure, and for its fundraising: $6,000,000 over three years to
the Helen Keller National Center for
Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (Sands
Point, N. Y.).
Health. For a digital mammography
project: $546,205 over three years to
Alegent Health (Schuyler, Neb.).
Jewish life and culture. To provide educational first-time trips to Israel for
Jewish young adults ages 18 to 26:
$1,000,000 to the Birthright Israel
Foundation (New York, N. Y.).
Medical research. To establish the Center for Basic and Translational Research on Disorders of the Digestive
System: $15,000,000 to Rockefeller U.
(New York, N. Y.).
;;;;North Star Fund: $2.03-million to 16 community groups, including GrowNYC, to make
New York City neighborhoods greener
;;;;Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust: $424,712 to WildAid, so it can
work to prevent illegal substances and foreign species from entering and exiting the
;;;; Hadassah Foundation: $20,000 to
Keshet for antibullying programs and training to promote equal treatment of gay,
lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in
schools and communities across the United
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American Indians. For general operating
support: $100,000 to the Native Ways
Federation (Longmont, Colo.).
Education. For the Grad Nation Summit and the Grad Nation Action Collaborative, which seek to reduce the
number of teenagers who drop out of
high school: $200,000 to the America’s
Promise Alliance (Washington, D.C.).
Higher education. To explore the use
of the Degree Qualifications Profile,
which defines the learning and qual-
ity that college degrees should signify,
to measure and improve student
learning at four-year universities:
$414,900 to the American Association
of State Colleges and Universities
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associated with adopting and maintaining Common Core State Standards assessments (which provide
a consistent, clear understanding of
what students are expected to learn)
by states: $200,000 to the Brookings
Institution (Washington, D.C.).
—For the development of an advanced
manufacturing and logistics curriculum: $50,000 to the Central Indiana
Corporate Partnership Foundation
—To research reform of the federal Pell
Grant Program to ensure sustainable
and adequate need-based support:
$73,000 to the College Entrance Examination Board (New York, N. Y.).
—To plan for the development of a new
prototype of a financial-aid information system that engages students:
$200,000 to College Forward (Austin,
—To build capacity and long-term
sustainability of the college-access
system in Washington State: $100,000
to the College Success Foundation (
—To advance the Southern California
College Access Network’s vision,
broaden its impact, and ensure its
sustainability: $82,200 to Community
Partners (Los Angeles, Calif.).
—To plan the first series of student and
world congresses on international
student access to higher education:
$100,000 to the Council for Opportunity in Education (Washington, D.C.).
—To move states from information
sharing and networking to the adoption of proven statewide remedial
education policy and practice reforms:
$500,000 to the Education Commission of the States (Denver, Colo.).
—To design and test a transition management system to help students
navigate all levels of the transition
into open-enrollment institutions:
$200,000 to the Education Policy Improvement Center (Eugene, Ore.).
—To provide an online and mobile
platform that enables college-access
programs to multiply their reach, contact hours, and manpower: $155,000
to EduGuide (Lansing, Mich.).
—To see that students across the country are paired with mentors: $200,000
to iMentor (New York, N. Y.).
—For nonpartisan research, analysis,
education, and outreach to improve financial-aid policies and practices that
help increase college affordability and
college completion and that reduce
student debt burden: $350,000 to the
Institute for College Access and Success (Oakland, Calif.).
—To enhance student-level data to
better track postsecondary education
outcomes and concurrent enrollments:
$544,300 to the National Student
Clearinghouse (Herndon, Va.).
JOHN D. AND CATHERINE T.
Children and youths. To engage young
people in civic life and deter bullying:
$500,000 to the Born This Way Foundation (New York, N. Y.).
Housing. To study the impact of pub-licly-assisted housing on the health,
quality of life, and costs for older
adults: $698,000 to the LeadingAge
Center for Applied Research (
—To study if and how housing subsi-dies improve educational outcomes
for children of low-income families:
$202,000 to New York U. (New York,
—To analyze the use of a reverse mortgage and its impact on older adults’
financial security, well-being, and
ability to preserve independent living:
$427,000 to the Ohio State U. (
—To study how housing affordability
affects decisions made by older adults
about their health care, living arrangements, and well-being: $500,000
to Syracuse U. (Syracuse, N. Y.).
—To study whether service and support programs provided in a retirement community improve outcomes
for moderate- and low-income older
adults as much as those of greater
means: $886,000 to the U. of Michigan
(Ann Arbor, Mich.).
Peace and security. For its Global
Nuclear Future Initiative, a project
that seeks to reduce the probability
that a terrorist group could steal
or acquire material from a nuclear
facility; promote safe civil nuclear
energy programs; and strengthen the
international nonproliferation treaty