November 2014 Grants

School Name

Grant Amount

Match

Grant Purpose

Bosque School

$50,000

1:1

To provide additional need-based financial aid.

Christ Church Episcopal School

$50,000

1:1

To fund a new CCES Documentary Film Center and program.

Cincinnati Country Day School

$50,000

1:1

To construct an amphitheater which would be used as the strategic center of the CCDS campus and provide a unique outdoor learning and gathering place.

The Cranbrook Schools

$50,000

1:1

To support the Horizons Upward Bound (HUB) outreach program for underserved Detroit students by creating a blended learning model to strengthen student math skills and support existing curriculum.

Cristo Rey New York High School

$50,000

1:1

To provide small bonuses to faculty members as they take on the three-year task of revising and implementing new curriculum.

Crystal Springs Uplands School

$50,000

1:1

To create a 3-year, year-long program to provide academic, social-emotional, family and high school admission support to motivated students from under-resourced communities.

Gould Academy

$50,000

1:1

To fund 2 years of compensation for the Director of the IDEAS Center, a space "purpose built" for a design thinking approach to teaching and learning.

Greenwich Academy

$50,000

1:2

To help expand the GAINS (Girls Advancing IN STEM) network and launch an annual conference.

Marin Academy

$50,000

1:3

To support the construction of the Marin Academy Science and Innovation Center, a new science facility for STEAM education.

Noble and Greenough School

$50,000

1:5

To help support the endowment of the Achieve program, an academic enrichment program that serves Boston Public School students from low-income families.

The Park School of Baltimore

$50,000

1:1

To support the creation of a partnership between Park and Baltimore City Neighbors HS, a public charter school, in which teachers will collaborate on summer professional development.

The Park School (of Buffalo)

$50,000

1:2

To Support Natural Collections, a key component of Science@Park Centennial Capital Campaign. It will include a physical and virtual display of the flora and fauna native to Park's campus.

Park Tudor School

$50,000

1:1

To create the Park Tudor Innovator's Institute, bringing students and teachers from all over central Indiana to campus each spring and summer.  

Princeton Day School

$50,000

1:1

To fund 3 facets of a health and wellness program: writing curriculum for grades 9-12, professional development for faculty and the creation of an online, interactive curriculum to be made available to peer independent schools.

Riverstone International School

$50,000

1:1

To develop a 9th grade STEM program geared towards financial competency, design thinking and social responsibility. After 2 years, the school will share a curriculum guide with other schools.  

University School of Milwaukee

$50,000

1:2

To support the Crisis Simulation Program, an interactive, real-time experience offered through the Global Scholar's Program to increase awareness of international relations, diplomacy and global interdependence. To support involvement of students from local schools.  

William Penn Charter School

$50,000

1:2

To support the Center for Public Purpose .