Grantees 2006

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The following grants were made by the Foundation during 2006.

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School, New York, NY
To provide support for the implementation of innovative teaching methods in third, fourth and fifth grade classrooms.

American Ballroom Theatre Company, New York, NY
To provide scholarship support for the Saturday Ballroom program.

ArtsPower Inc., Montclair, NJ
To support teachers being trained in drama pedagogy via ArtsPower’s Theatre Literacy Connection program.

Bet Tzedek, Los Angeles, CA
Support of the Kinship Care Project providing legal assistance to grandparents caring for their grandchildren.

Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
To support SPARK Center programming providing creative therapy for children with psychosocial challenges and life-threatening illnesses.

Boston Partners in Education, Inc., Boston, MA
To support the creation and piloting of a science component for the Aim High program. First part of a two year grant.

The Bronx Charter School for Children, Bronx, NY
To support the school’s literacy program.

Brookline Music School, Brookline, MA
Support for the expansion of the Musical Horizons program for homeless 2 to 5 year old children in Dorchester and Roxbury, MA. First part of a three year grant.

Center for Court Innovation, New York, NY
c/o The Fund for the City of New York
To support the Red Hook Youth Summer Photography Project at the Red Hook Community Justice Center, Brooklyn, NY. First parts of a three year grant.

Cottonwood Gulch Foundation, Albuquerque, NM
To support the development of educational summer programs for teenagers in art, ecology and archaeology.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Support for participation of students from the Noonan Business Academy, Dorchester, MA in the Summer Enrichment at Dartmouth (SEAD) program. First part of a three year grant.

DreamYard Drama Project, Inc., Bronx, NY
To support the Bronx Writes poetry program for elementary and middle school students.

Friends of Jewish Community Housing
for the Elderly, Inc., Brighton, MA
To support the intergenerational Generations Together program.

Future Leaders Institute Charter School, New York, NY
To support professional development for teachers.

Herbert G. Birch Services, Inc, New York, NY
To support the Herbert G. Birch Family Support Services program to address issues faced by families of children with special needs. First part of a two year grant.

Jeannie Lindheim’s Hospital Clown Troupe, Inc.,
Brookline, MA
To help with the expansion of the Troupe’s visits to hospitalized children in Boston.

Jewish Community Day School, Watertown, MA
Funding for the introduction of a Singapore Math program.

The Jewish Lens, Inc., New York, NY
For expansion of middle and high school curriculum utilizing photography to explore Jewish values and community.

League for the Hard of Hearing, New York, NY
To support the Preschool Access to Hearing (PATH) program.

Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities, Northampton, MA
For support of the Prime Time Reading Time program for inner-city Boston families.

Mother Caroline Academy and Education Center, Dorchester, MA
To support reading and writing improvement initiatives.

Needham Public Library, Needham, MA
For the acquisition of materials appropriate for children.

New England Long-Term Care, Inc.
d/b/a New England Pediatric Care, North Billerica, MA
To support the music, art and theatre components of the Therapeutic Recreation program.

New England SCORES, Dorchester, MA
Support of the Poetry in Motion program.

New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY
To support programming in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden.

New York League for Early Learning, Inc.
Rubelle Schafler Gramercy School, New York, NY
To support art and music therapy for pre-school children with developmental disabilities.

New York Public Library, New York, NY
For the acquisition of materials appropriate for children.

Newton Free Library, Newton, MA
For the acquisition of materials appropriate for children.

Peninsula Public Library, Lawrence, NY
To support the Toddlers and the Arts program.

Phillips Brooks House Association, Inc. Cambridge, MA
To support literacy and math initiatives within the Summer Urban Program.

Poet’s House, Inc. New York, NY
To support the Children’s Room at Poet’s House.

The Point Community Development Corporation,
Bronx, NY
To support the arts component of The Point’s After School program.

Project Health, Inc. Boston, MA and New York, NY
To support the expansion of programs for children with chronic medical conditions in Boston and New York City. First part of a three year grant.

Queens Botanical Garden Society, Inc. Flushing, NY
To support educational programming serving children and their families, and School Environmental Sciences Workshops for children and their teachers.

Riverside Community Care, Dedham, MA
To support the Bridge the Gap program providing early intervention for students in emotional distress.

Rupert A. Nock Middle School, Newburyport, MA
Partial support for accessible walkways and plantings as part of the Courtyard at the Nock project.

St. Patrick’s Church School, Roxbury, MA
For the purchase of computer technology and peripherals for use by students

Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA
To provide tuition scholarships for teachers in TALI schools in Israel participating in a program leading to a Master of Arts in Jewish education. First part of a three year grant.

The Second Step, Inc., Newtonville, MA
To support vacation, summer and after-school programming for children in residence at a transitional housing shelter for battered women.

Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan
New York, NY
To support the Jewish Studies program.

Tenacity, Inc. Brighton, MA
To support Tenacity’s Tennis and Reading and After-School Excellence programs.

Theatre Espresso, Inc. Jamaica Plain, MA
Partial funding for the Uprising on King Street program for school children.

University of Rochester
Warner Graduate School of Education, Rochester, NY
For expansion of the Rethinking English: Spoken Word Poetry in Urban High School Classrooms program in the Rochester City schools.

Uphams Corner Community Center, Inc.
d/b/a Bird Street Community Center, Dorchester, MA
To support the Peer Leadership, Peer Mediation and Youth Philanthropy initiatives.

Walltown Children’s Theatre, Durham, NC
To support a summer performing arts camp for children in New Orleans.

Westchester Philharmonic, Inc. White Plains, NY
To support the Mozart & Me classroom education program.

Westco Productions, Inc., White Plains, NY
To support the Page-to-Stage after-school cultural arts/literacy assistance workshop program for disadvantaged children.

Wheelock College, Boston, MA
To support the children's educational programs offered by the Wheelock Family Theatre. Third part of a three year grant.

Xaverian High School, Brooklyn, NY
To support Xaverian’s Robotics program and student participation in competitions.