2009 Grant Awards

2009 Grant Awards

ENVIRONMENT

Marine Mammals
Associated Scientists at Woods Hole
Woods Hole, MA
Support for Right Whale News. $2,000
Center for Coastal Studies
Provincetown, MA
General support.  Year 2 of 3. $30,000
National Marine Life Center
Buzzards Bay, MA
General support for marine animal hospital. $20,000
New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA
General support, including construction of the Northern Right Whale exhibit.
Year 2 of 3.
$50,000
New Bedford Ocean Explorium
New Bedford, MA
For the Georges Bank Exhibit. $10,000
New England Aquarium
Boston, MA
Support for the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium. Year 1 of 3. $13,000
New England Aquarium
Boston, MA
For the Right Whale Project. Year 3 of 3. $75,000
Western Australia Museum
Welshpool, W. Australia
For the Right Whale Aerial Survey project. $14,000
Toxics
Natural Resources Council of Maine
Augusta, ME
General support for the Toxics Reduction, Healthy Waters, and North Woods initiatives. $20,000
Avian Habitat & Research
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Lincoln, MA
General support for the Coastal Waterbird Program. Year 3 of 5. $25,000
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Lincoln, MA
Research on roseate tern population movements and foraging studies. Year 3 of 3. $28,000
National Audubon Society
Ithaca, NY
General support for the Seabird Restoration Project. Year 3 of 3. $30,000
Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences
Manomet, MA
For research on wind energy and avian habitat. $30,000
Population-Environment
Planned Parenthood of America
New York, NY
For strengthening links between the international and domestic programs. $20,000
SIECUS
New York, NY
For youth summit in Washington, DC on reproductive health, population and the environment. $10,000
Land Conservation
Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust
Sugar Hill, NH
General support. $5,000
Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts
Barnstable, MA
To promote land conservation training and technical assistance on Cape Cod and in Southeastern MA. $10,000
Maine Coast Heritage Trust
Topsham, ME
For the Ragged Island Conservation Project. $25,000
Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition
Sudbury, MA
General support. $5,000
Sippican Lands Trust
Marion, MA
General support. Year 2 of 5. $25,000
Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership
East Wareham, MA
General support for Buy Local Campaign. $20,000
Southside Community Land Trust
Providence, RI
Support for the Community Gardens Network. $25,000
Taunton River Watershed Association
Taunton, MA
For general support of the Taunton River Watershed Campaign. $5,000
Woods Hole Research Center
Woods Hole, MA
For GIS mapping project in Southern Maine. Year 2 of 2. $30,000
Wildlands Trust of Southeastern Mass.
Duxbury, MA
General support. $10,000
Other (coastal, environmental economics, general)
Cape and Islands Self-Reliance Corporation
Falmouth, MA
General support for municipal wind projects.  Year 2 of 2. $20,000
Citizens for the Protection of Waquoit Bay
Waquoit, MA
For environmental awareness training for immigrant leaders. $5,000
The Coalition for Buzzards Bay
New Bedford, MA
General support for coastal land conservation and water quality programs. Year 2 of 3. $35,000
Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Portland, ME
General support for marine resource economist, Dr. Daniel Holland. Year 2 of 3. $25,000
LightHawk
Lander, WY
General support for environmental aviation programs in the Northeast. Year 2 of 2. $20,000
Marion Institute
Marion, MA
General support for Bioneers sustainability conference. Year 2 of 2. $30,000
Penobscot East Resource Center
Stonington, ME
For participation in the Downeast Initiative. $10,000
Quebec-Labrador Foundation
Ipswich, MA
General support of field offices in northern New England and Eastern Canada.
Year 2 of 3.
$50,000
Quebec-Labrador Foundation
Ipswich, MA
Support for cultural heritage programs in northern New England and Eastern Canada. Year 2 of 3. $25,000
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
For the Rhode Island Oyster Gardening Restoration and Enhancement Program to reestablish oysters in coastal areas of Rhode Island.  Year 2 of 2. $35,000
Save the Bay
Providence, RI
General support. $30,000
Southeast Regional Planning and Economic Development District
Taunton, MA
For the regional sustainability planning process. $10,000
Trustees of Reservations
Fall River, MA
For the South Coast Urban Youth Corps program. $10,000
Environment Subtotal: $842,000





NEW BEDFORD

AHA!
New Bedford, MA
General support for Thursday evening arts events. Year 2 of 3. Fiscal sponsor: Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. $20,000
Artworks!
New Bedford, MA
General support for community arts programs. Year 2 of 3. $30,000
Brick-by-Brick
New Bedford, MA
General support for creative arts programs for youth. $5,000
Coalition Against Poverty
New Bedford, MA
General support. $5,000
Coastline Elderly Services
New Bedford, MA
General support for Money Management Program $5,000
Community Boating Center
New Bedford, MA
General support. $20,000
Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
General operating support for job training and advocacy for low and moderate income workers. $15,000
Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
For tax preparation assistance for fishing families. $1,500
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
General support.  Year 3 of 3. $50,000
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
For 2010 MLK Day Fund. $2,000
Dennison Memorial Center
New Bedford, MA
General support for youth programs. $10,000
Gallery X
New Bedford, MA
General support. $10,000
Immigrants Assistance Center
New Bedford Subtotal New Bedford, MA
General support for outreach services. $15,000
Immigrants Assistance Center
New Bedford, MA
To assist fishing families with tax preparation and financial literacy. $1,500
New Bedford Historical Society
New Bedford, MA
General support. $5,000
New Bedford Ocean Explorium
New Bedford, MA
General support. $10,000
PACE/HOPE Collaborative
New Bedford, MA
For nonviolence programs for youth. $5,000
PACE/YouthBuild
New Bedford, MA
General support for training youth in the construction trades. $25,000
PACE/YouthBuild
New Bedford, MA
Assistance to fishing families. $2,000
Salvation Army
New Bedford, MA
For refrigeration/freezer unit to increase distribution of perishables through food bank. $30,000
Shore Support
New Bedford, MA
Assistance and outreach to fishing families. $10,000
Third Eye
New Bedford, MA
For youth performing arts events, video production training, internships and youth advocacy programs. $10,000
Treatment on Demand
New Bedford, MA
Street outreach services and youth empowerment to promote peace among youth in the city. Year 2 of 2. $25,000
Trips for Kids
New Bedford, MA
General Support. $5,000
United Way of Greater New Bedford
New Bedford, MA
General support for the Hunger Commission of Southeastern Massachusetts.
Year 2 of 2.
$50,000
United Way of Greater New Bedford
New Bedford, MA
Community Building Mini-Grants Program for Greater New Bedford all-volunteer community groups. Year 1 of 3. $50,000
United Way of Greater New Bedford
New Bedford, MA
Summer Fund for camp scholarships/stipends for youth. $35,000
Waterfront Historic Area League
New Bedford, MA
General operating support for historic preservation, restoration and urban planning projects in New Bedford. $10,000
Working Waterfront Coalition
New Bedford, MA
Support for the New Bedford Working Waterfront Festival. Year 2 of 3.
Fiscal sponsor: Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern Massachusetts.
$25,000
YMCA-Southcoast
New Bedford, MA
For the Sharing the Harvest Program at the Dartmouth YMCA. $10,000
YWCA of Southeastern Massachusetts
New Bedford, MA
Support for anti-racism programs. Year 2 of 3. $30,000
Zeiterion Theatre
New Bedford, MA
General support for performing arts in New Bedford. Year 3 of 3. $25,000
New Bedford Subtotal: $552,000





EDUCATION

The Landing School
Arundel, ME
General support. $50,000
Nativity Preparatory School
New Bedford, MA
General support. $10,000
Our Sisters’ School
New Bedford, MA
General support. $30,000
Penikese Island School
Woods Hole, MA
For capital campaign. Year 2 of 3. $50,000
Education Subtotal: $140,000





CAPITAL

Gleason Family YMCA
Wareham, MA
For capital campaign. $100,000
Capital Subtotal: $100,000





MISCELLANEOUS

Audubon Nebraska
Gibbon, NE
General support. $5,000
East Bay Chamber Foundation
Warren, RI
General support. $5,000
Ocean Alliance
Lincoln, MA
For Right Whale research. $5,000
PKD Foundation
Kansas City, MO
Support for medical research.  Year 3 of 3. $50,000
Tri-County Music Association
Rochester, MA
General support. $5,000
Wareham Boys and Girls Club
Wareham, MA
MLK Day Celebration. $500
Miscellaneous Subtotal: $70,500





Total 2009 Grants: $1,704,500


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