November 2010 Grants

School Name

Grant Amount

Match

Grant Purpose

Carlisle School

$50,000

 

1:1

To provide strategic funding for the Fine Arts Building improvements and renovations permitting greater school and community use in the form of high quality, state-of-the art theatre productions and speaker forums.

Poughkeepsie Day School

$50,000

1:1

To develop a Digital Citizen Project - a mission driven approach to teaching, learning and ethical conduct in the digital era that serves to ensure that every student graduates as a skilled and ethically aware digital citizen.

The Nightingale-Bamford School

$50,000

1:2

To establish an Upper School Leadership & Global Citizenship Program, a program for Upper School students designed to enhance global awareness, instill an ethic of citizenship and support development of leadership characteristics for the 21st century.

Pilgrim School

$50,000

1:1

To initiate the Neighborhood Scholars Program, which will provide scholarships for neighborhood Hispanic students to attend Pilgrim's high school.

The Tatnall School

$50,000

1:2

To expand and enhance the performing arts program and to provide access to the performing arts center to community based non-profit groups via funding compensation for a technical director's position.

Saint Timothy’s School

$50,000

1:3

To fund equipment for state-of-the-art labs in the proposed new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Center.

Greenwich Academy

$50,000

1:2

To expand the summer offerings of the Duff Center at Greenwich Academy in order to increase the school's ability to enroll girls with demonstrated financial need and to continue the school's outreach to community public school girls and to expand the Global Quest Program.

The White Mountain School

$50,000

1:1

To assist in expanding student access to the White Mountain School's sustainability program by offering scholarships to students who will engage in a cutting edge academic challenge.

Asheville School

$50,000

1:1

To provide the means for schools to develop plans for integrating curriculum across disciplines, especially in the Humanities and to design the program for a summer institute to provide a more action based, problem solving opportunity for school participants.

New Hampton School

$50,000

1:1

To support professional development for the school's International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and general purpose professional development.

Denver Academy

$50,000

1:1

To expand its capacity to support individual student needs and different ways of learning by leveraging "Assistive technology".

Lawrence Academy

$50,000

1:1

To initiate a Visiting Scholars Program whose aim is to support Lawrence Academy's vision as a center for scholarly discourse within the broader community.

Laurel School

$50,000

1:1

To help underwrite the development and implementation of the Perspectives program, a curricular initiative that will educate and inspire Laurel Upper School girls to be agents of change locally, nationally, and globally.

The Ethel Walker School

$50,000

1:1

To host a National Environmental Symposium, to be a signature event of the School's Centennial on the campus demonstrating the School's commitment to the preservation of precious natural resources and to celebrate the vision of the school's founder, Ethel Walker.

 Moravian Academy  $50,000  1:1 To provide Moravian students a Science Workshop and a Science Research Unit that will enhance the science curriculum, making it possible for students to conduct long-term research projects and gather data related to energy conservation.
Independent Education  $50,000  1:1 To support a comprehensive two-year study of the core independent school economic model.
 NAIS  $50,000   
 1:1  To lead a second round of regional "Strategy & Design" programs whose focus will be the latest research and trends since the economic downturn with an eye toward helping schools plan their economic futures more carefully.
North Carolina Association of Independent Schools  $50,000  1:2 For the development of a 21st Century Teaching Academy and repository of blended learning resources.