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Grants Approved in 2015
Approval Date was 2015
Organization Name Project Description Grant Amount
Camp Destiny Afterschool & Summer Enrighment Program Camp Destiny Afterschool & Summer Enrighment Program $50,000.00
City of Meridian Jeannie's Place at Planet Playground $50,000.00
Creative Mississippi Youth Leadership Development & Media Capstone Project $84,425.00
East Mississippi Business Development Foundation Meridian/Lauderdale County Mississippi Scholars and Tech Masters $40,000.00
Enterprise School District. Advanced Sciences Chromebook Project $5,000.00
Freedom Summer Collegiate Freedom Summer Collegiate: Mississippi Chapter $17,000.00
Grantmakers for Education 2017 Membership Contribution $1,000.00
Harrisburg Cultural and Social Services Center, Inc. Link Centre Artist Residency Program $7,500.00
Impact America FocusFirst: A High-Tech Vision Care Initiative $11,700.00
LQC Lamar Foundation (a special project of Create Foundation Inc) L. Q. C. Lamar Foundation $60,000.00
Meridian Community College Foundation MCC's STEAM Camp for TEENS Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Math $15,000.00
Meridian Community College Foundation Two scholarships $10,000.00
Meridian Freedom Project Meridian Freedom Project Year 4: Sustaining Growth & Expansion $70,000.00
Meridian Junior Auxiliary, Inc. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) $10,549.00
Meridian Museum of Art Art Experiences Continued $30,000.00
Meridian Museum of Art New Horizons $40,000.00
Meridian Public School District Any Given Child: Meridian $100,000.00
Meridian Public School District MPSD/MSU University Bridge Project $16,000.00
Meridian Public School District Dyslexia Training for the Meridian Public School District $29,420.00
Meridian Public School District Project Lead the Way - Middle School Gateway $60,000.00
Meridian Public School District TEACH Meridian $45,000.00
Meridian Public School District 5th Grade Washington, DC Field Trip $2,700.00
Mississippi Association of Grantmakers Mississippi Book Festival & Outreach to Children $20,000.00
Mississippi Association of Grantmakers 2017 Dues $1,200.00
Mississippi Association of Partners in Education MAPE Conference and Governor's Award Luncheon $500.00
Mississippi Association of Partners in Education Winter-Reed Friends of Education $1,000.00
Mississippi Center for Nonprofits, Inc. Excellence in Action (EIA) Nonprofit Best Practices Designation Program $20,000.00
Mississippi College Think Ready STEM $150,000.00
Mississippi Geographic Alliance MGA Geographic Visionary Event $5,000.00
Mississippi State University Foundation, Inc. Master of Physician Assistant Studies $300,000.00
National Center On Education & The Economy The National Institute for School Leadership's Superintendent Academy for Mississippi $184,200.00
National Council on Teacher Quality Building on the Momentum: Improving Teacher Prep in Mississippi $5,000.00
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) Meridian $25,000.00
Operation Shoestring Inc. Mississippi Statewide Afterschool Network $75,000.00
Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools, Inc. Mississippi Principal Academy $50,000.00
Southeast Lauderdale High School Transforming into a Modern 21st Century Classroom $20,000.00
Southeastern Council of Foundations 2017 Annual Dues $4,800.00
Southeastern Council of Foundations Bronze Level Sponsorship for the 2017 Annual Meeting $2,500.00
The Company of Angels Rails to Reels 10 Min FLASH Film Festival $3,000.00
The Mississippi School for Math & Science Foundation, Inc. Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science Summer Enrichment Camps $5,600.00
The University of Mississippi Mississippi Momentum: Bringing the Science of Reading to Teacher Preparation $60,000.00
The University of Mississippi Foundation Stephen O. Moore Endowment in support of the University of Mississippi Business Law Institute $250,000.00
United Way of Southeast Mississippi, Inc. Dolly Parton's Imagination Library $15,000.00
William Carey University Alternate Route Teacher Cohort for Meridian Public Schools $20,000.00
Grand Totals (40 items)   $1,973,094.00