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Grants Approved in 2015
Approval Date was 2015
Organization Name Project Description Grant Amount
Blue Mountain College Blue Mountain College Vision 2020 (CARE 2.0 + Extended CARE) $60,000.00
Camp Destiny Afterschool & Summer Enrighment Program Camp Destiny Afterschool & Summer Enrighment Program< $65,000.00
Childrens Defense Fund Chaney, Goodman, Schwerner Freedom School $2,500.00
East Mississippi Business Development Foundation Meridian/Lauderdale County Mississippi Scholars and TechMaster $30,000.00
East Mississippi Center for Educational Development, Inc. EMCED Discipline Conference $5,000.00
Foundation for Mississippi History 2 Mississippi Museums $100,000.00
Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi, Inc. Girl Scout Leadership Experience: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead — Girl Scouting in the School Day Program $10,000.00
Grantmakers for Education 2016 Membership Contribution $1,000.00
Hope Village for Children, Inc. Sunshade for Fitness Equipment $3,060.00
Jonestown Family Center for Education and Wellness Early Childhood-Montessori and Toddlers $50,000.00
Meridian Community College Foundation Two Scholarships for MCC Graduates Going on to a Four-Year College or University $10,000.00
Meridian Community College Foundation BEEP (Best Early Education Practices) $103,000.00
Meridian Junior Auxiliary, Inc. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) $10,868.00
Meridian Museum of Art Art Experiences $25,000.00
Meridian Public School District Poplar Springs Playground Project $5,000.00
Mississippi Arts Commission Professional Development for WSI Summer/Winter Institutes $90,000.00
Mississippi Arts Commission Professional Development for WSI Summer Institute/Retreats $15,000.00
Mississippi Association of Grantmakers 2016 Dues $1,000.00
Mississippi Association of Grantmakers Mississippi Campaign for Grade Level Reading (MCGLR) Small Grant Fund $150,000.00
Mississippi Association of Partners in Education 2016 Winter-Reed Tribute Honoring Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald $1,000.00
Mississippi Book Festival, Inc. Mississippi Book Festival $5,000.00
Mississippi Center for Nonprofits, Inc. Mississippi Nonprofit Capacity Building Project $10,000.00
Mississippi Children's Museum The Mississippi Children's Museum Satellite Location in Meridian, MS $3,000,000.00
Mississippi Geographic Alliance MGA Geographic Visionary Event $5,000.00
Mississippi Museum of Art The Second and Third Grade Initiative $75,000.00
Mississippi State University Foundation, Inc. Phi Beta Kappa $12,000.00
Mississippi State University Foundation, Inc. Any Given Child Grant Application to the Kennedy Center $12,500.00
Montgomery Institute / Meridian Freedom Project MFP Programming, Year 3: Expanding Opportunities & Programs $50,000.00
Montgomery Institute/PACES Project PACES - Parents and Community Equals Educational Success $10,000.00
MS Commission for Volunteer Service Positioned for Progress Conference $5,000.00
Multi-County Community Service Agency, Inc. Destination Graduation $10,000.00
Southeastern Council of Foundations 2018 Annual Dues $4,800.00
Southeastern Council of Foundations Bronze Level Sponsorship for the 2016 Annual Meeting $2,500.00
Spring Initiative, Inc. Spring Initiative: Transforming the Mississippi Delta through holistic, long-term intervention $50,000.00
The University of Mississippi The University of Mississippi School of Education/Phil Hardin Foundation Partnership Initiative $450,000.00
The University of Mississippi Foundation Geographic Visionary Event $5,000.00
The Wechsler Foundation CAF Red Tail Squadron and Rise Above Traveling Exhibit $10,000.00
The Wechsler Foundation Moving on Up: How to Build a Humane Society $4,000.00
Trinity Dyslexia Education Center Trinity Dyslexia Education Center 2016-2017 School Year $13,950.00
United Way of East Mississippi, Inc. Imagination Library for Lauderdale, Clarke, and Neshoba Counties $234,000.00
Grand Totals (40 items)   $4,706,178.00