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Grants Approved in 2018
Approval Date was 2018
Organization Name Project Description Grant Amount
Bellhaven University Start-up Investment Fund for Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Education Specialist Degrees $250,000.00
Boys & Girls Club of East Mississippi, Inc. School to Work $75,000.00
Camp Destiny Afterschool & Summer Enrichment Program Camp Desitny Afterschool & Summer Enrichment Program $50,000.00
Coffee House Films The Past is Never Dead: The Story of William Faulkner $14,037.50
Community Foundation for Mississippi Dr. Pat Levitt's January Visit to Mississippi for Early Childhood Talks $2,000.00
Delta Health Alliance, Inc. Replicating Promising Results at Key Educational Milestones for Mississippi $150,000.00
East Mississippi Business Development Foundation Leader in Me: A partnership Between East Mississippi Business Development Foundation and the Meridian Public School District $138,290.00
East Mississippi Business Development Foundation Merdian/Lauderdale County Mississippi Scholars and Tech Masters
(Use of the term "Mississippi Scholars" in this report refers to both Mississippi Scholars and Mississippi Scholars Tech Masters)
Excel, Inc Excel After School and Summer Excel Learning Programs Expanded Services $5,000.00
Freedom Summer Collegiate Freedom Summer Collegiate, Meridian Chapter $17,925.00
From the Hear Productions, Inc. - Non-profit Fiscal Sponsor Fannie Lou Hamer's America Film and Find Your Voice (K-12) Educational Curriculum $15,000.00
Grantmakers for Education 2018 Dues $500.00
Griot Arts Inc. Assistant Director of Youth Program $40,000.00
Growing Up Knowing Growing Up Knowing $150,000.00
Illuminations Center for Dyslexia, Inc. Dyslexia Therapy Charity Aid $5,000.00
Jonestown Family Center for Education and Wellness Early Childhood-Montessori and toddlers $15,000.00
Lauderdale County School District Lauderdale County School District Superintendent Search $11,000.00
Magnolia Speech School Playground Swings $15,105.00
Meridian Community College Foundation BEEP (Best Early Education Pratices) $103,000.00
Meridian Community College Foundation Two scholarships for MCC Graduates Going on to a Four-Year College or University $10,000.00
Meridian Freedom Project MFP 2018-2022: Expanding Student Programs and Building Organizational Capacity to Achieve Sustainability $300,000.00
Meridian Junior Auxiliary Inc. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) $10,000.00
Meridian Public School District Any Given Child/Meridian $100,000.00
Meridian Public School District Teach Meridian: Excellence Begins With Me $385,000.00
Meridian Public School District Acer R13 Chromebooks $2,500.00
Millsaps College Meridian-Millsaps Summer Internship Program $122,000.00
Mississippi Association of Grantmakers 2018 Dues $1,200.00
Mississippi Association of Grantmakers Mississippi Association of Grantmakers: Building Philanthropic Capacity $100,000.00
Mississippi Association of Partners in Education Winter-Reed Friends of Education Sponsorship $1,000.00
Mississippi Book Festival, Inc. Books, Children and Education $20,000.00
Mississippi State University Foundation, Inc. Graduate Alternative Route Certification Training at Meridian Public Schools $37,500.00
Mississippi State University Foundation, Inc. BOB DEEN ENDOWMENT to support the Phi Beta Kappa Chapter at MSU $300,000.00
Monroe County Childrens Vision Center 2nd Annual "Hidden Disorders — Right in Front of Our Eyes" $2,000.00
National Council On Teacher Quality Penetrating Key Audiences with the NCTQ Teacher Prep Ratings $10,000.00
Parents for Public Schools Inc. PPS Early Childhood Development Parenting Program - Phrase 2 $50,000.00
Program of Research and Evaluation For Public Schools Inc. PREPS/WCU School Leaders Academy $25,000.00
Rosedale Community Youth Center Youth Employment Program (YEP), College Cohort Support, and RFP operational support $60,000.00
Southeastern Council of Foundations Bronze Level Sponsorship for the 2018 Annual Meeting $2,500.00
Southeastern Council of Foundations 2018 Membership Dues $5,510.00
Spring Initiative, Inc Spring Initiative: College Access & Transformation in the Mississippi Delta through Holistic, Long-Term Intervention $70,000.00
Springhill Missionary Baptist Church of Kewanee TACT Project $10,000.00
Sunflower County Freedom Project Freedom Summer Programming for 7th-12th Grade students $100,000.00
The Company of Angels, Inc. The Great Mississippi FLASH Film Festival $5,000.00
The Mississippi School for Math & Science Foundation, Inc. Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) Summer Enrichment Camps $7,000.00
The Wechsler Foundation The Wechsler School Proposal for Improvement $21,926.00
Trinity Dyslexia Education Center Trinity Dyslexia Education Center Annual Budget $20,380.00
University of Mississippi Medical Center "Growing, So they can grow." Capital $100,000.00
Women's Foundation of Mississippi Two-Generation Community College Approach $200,000.00
Mississippi Association of Partners in Education MAPE Board of Directors Dinner in Meridian in July, 2018 $500.00
Grand Totals (49 items)   $3,175,873.50