Black Hills Special Services Cooperative, South Dakota [$147,200]
To support a community-based youth entrepreneurship initiative and school-based school-to-career programs in Nebraska and South Dakota. The program will engage rural youth in small business creation through school curricula in an effort to expand the economic and life options for rural youth in two states.
Citizen Schools, Boston, MA [$125,000]
The Citizen's School's approach, an apprenticeship model, brings small groups of children and adults together for 10 two-hour sessions to learn about and create products that can be shared with others. The goal of the request is to expand Citizen Schools' relationship with corporate partnerships in seven key industries-the legal industry, business, technology, science/mechanics, arts, architecture and journalism/publishing.
Community Film Workshop of Chicago, Chicago, IL [$75,000]
To support the Media Arts and New Technologies Project - an after-school program for at-risk youth ages 11 to 17. Youth will learn computer and digital skills to use towards new media production, design small business ventures, create community service projects, and produce individual media and multimedia productions.
Forward in the Fifth, Berea, KY [$150,000]
Forward in the Fifth will work in partnership with Local Labor Market 16's School-to Work Partnership to expand the reach of their tested approach to building work skills among youth.
Fremont Union High School District, Sunnyvale, CA [150,000]
To provide a continuum of services from Middle School through College. Upon entering Fremont High, the students will be enrolled in a Transitions Class that provides a combination of individual assessment, tutorials, and small group work. The District wants to test the notion that collaboration of schools and higher education, businesses and community organization, focused on improving life and job readiness skills, can improve attendance and academic performance.
Friends United, Inc., Timmonsville, SC [$150,000]
The Youth Leadership and Mentoring Program (YLMP) is part of a sustainable community and economic development strategy for the community of Timmonsville, SC. The YLMP program has two goals. The first is developing an entrepreneurial component with the manufacturing sector. This component, for grades 9-12, will focus on the development of small businesses that could contract with the local HONDA of South Carolina. The second is to expand the school-to-work component to include the technology sector. This will be done in partnership with the Florence/Darlington Technical College that is a CISCO Regional Academy and the local school that is a CISCO lab.
North Florida Educational Development Corporation, Gretna, FL [$150,000]
The goal of the Youth Development and Leadership program is to develop an entrepreneurial component. This project will create a business incubator, youth peer-lending program and develop a series of micro-enterprise businesses. Local business leaders will offer guidance and support. As a way to highlight this work, the community will honor top youth entrepreneurs each year.
Pima Prevention Partnership, Tuscon, AZ [$174,756]
To support the Whole Works Project which seeks recruit and train a minimum of 35 underserved youth to develop three business ventures: Youth Pulp - Unfiltered Magazine; The Desert Promos - Teen Event Production; and The Clean Up Crew - Graffiti Abatement. Youth will be recruited from the Pima County Teen Court program; the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center's youth development training program; and from two existing PPP programs that focus on helping youth with disabilities successfully transition into adult roles.
Smoky Hill Education Foundation, Salina, KS [$199,800]
Project ETCH - Entrepreneurship Through Community History, will introduce entrepreneurship to students who have been excluded from an existing school-to-career initiative in central Kansas; high school drop-outs at four computer-based recovery schools; and two rural high schools with existing skeletal entrepreneurship programs.
Southend Community Services, Hartford, CT [$150,000]
Our Piece of the Pie (OPP) is a youth business incubator that supports an array of youth businesses. OPP provides important life skills training and work experiences to minority youth, as well as on-going peer support from caring older peer and adult role models to help them succeed.
The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, Nelsonville, OH [$5,000]
Support for targeted scholarships to the grantees of the Work Skills/Life Skills Initiative to attend the Rural Entrepreneurship Conference sponsored by the Appalachian Regional Commission. TheHitachi Foundation grantees will be able to connect with a $15 million efort to promote entrepreneurship.
Youth Tech Entrepreneurs, Malden, MA [$150,000]
The Youth Tech Entrepreneurs (YTE) program prepares high school students for leadership and further education by helping them develop computer enterprises that serve their schools and community. The YTE program seeks to develop and evaluate a framework for the youth enterprise program, with special emphasis on partnership development with the business sector.
Tapetes de Lana, Las Vegas, NM [$25,000]
To teach traditional crafts such as hand spinning, natural dyeing, and weaving to create new income opportunities in two rural and mostly low income New Mexico counties. While learning the craft participants are also developing mentoring and leadership skills.
The Aspen Institute, Washington, DC [$22,933]
To engage Aspen Institute's Community Strategy Group to cover the costs associated with travel and material for the Resource Use in Community Development Initiative convening in Silver City, New Mexico, May 17-21, 2000.
Cooperative Ownership Development Corporation, Silver City, NM [$22,066]
To engage the Cooperative Ownership Development Corporation to cover the costs of the lodging, meals and expenses that will be incurred in hosting the Resource Use in Community Development Initiative Convening in Silver City, New Mexico, May 17-20, 2000.
Center for Corporate Citizenship, Washington, DC [$5,000]
The Center for Corporate Citizenship (CCC) evolved from a number of U.S. Chamber of Commerce humanitarian missions related to international disasters. These partnership efforts created an increased interest in issues of social responsibility for the private sector. The CCC, developed in the fall of 1999, is collaborating with both private and public institutions. A major focus is providing 'cutting edge' papers and conferences on issues of corporate social responsibility. The Foundation's support will be used for dissemination of the reports to a broad range of grassroot organizations, corporations, non-profits and government institutions.
Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, Boston, MA [$20,000]
To create a research and action project to identify, encourage and disseminate innovative practices in employee attraction, retention and promotion utilized by America's fast growing inner-city companies. The emphasis will specify practices that enhance the skills and income capacity of the working poor.
Million Mom March, San Francisco, CA [$500]
Support for the Million Mom March, Mother's Day 2000 event to reduce gun violence.
National Academy of Public Administration Foundation, Washington, DC [$2,500]
The National Academy of Public Administration and the American Society of Public Administration will use the funds from this grant to plan the Elliot Richardson Lecture Series as an annual event in conjunction with the ASPA National Conference. The theme of this series will be Ethics and Integrity in the Public Service.
National Campaign To Stop Violence, Washington, DC [$1,000/6]
To support the Do the Write Thing Summer Internship Program.
National Civic League, Denver, CO [$25,000]
This grant supplements funds granted in 1998. The National Civic League, under the earlier grant, analyzed the feasibility of developing a national award that would recognize efforts that have made significant progress toward strengthening race relations within communities. NCL concluded from their research that no award of this nature exists, and that such an award could impact beiliefs and change behavior. This grant enables the NCL to take the first steps toward implementing this awards program.
Social Entrepreneurs' Alliance for Change (SEA Change) Inc., San Francisco, CA [$10,000]
Support to create a learning community for social entrepreneurs and for-profit entrepreneurs, philanthropists and foundations interested in supporting social entrepreneurship. Also, there are plans to develop a marketplace to cultivate partnerships between social entrepreneurs and for-profit entrepreneurs, philanthropists and foundations.
The Eric Edward Roy Education Fund for Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa [$5,000]
A contribution to The Eric Edward Roy Education Fund for Africa. This fund to benefit education in South Africa was established to honor and memorialize Eric Roy upon his untimely death in April 2000. His father, Dr. Delwin Roy was the founding President and CEO of The Hitachi Foundation where he served for over 12 years.
The Elliot L. Richardson Prize Fund, Washington, DC [$500,000.00]
The purpose of this grant is to assist in establishing the Elliot L. Richardson Prize. The prize will encourage achievement by future public leaders at the level Mr. Richardson demonstrated in long and stellar service to his country.
Arkansas Enterprise Group, Pine Bluff, AR [$200,000.00]
Support for the Good Faith Fund to expand the Industrial Partnership Employment Training Center's (IPE) retention strategy by increasing supportive services for trainees and working with the employer partnership to develop career paths for banking, health care and light manufacturing.
Community Development Technologies Center, Los Angeles, CA [$200,000.00]
Support to build on the existing efforts of the Worker Income Security Program (WISP) and the Los Angeles Manufacturing Network Initiative (LAMNI). The grant will help to increase the number of businesses involved (from three to15) and formalize occupational and skills standards that can lead to career paths within the manufacturing sector.
Connecticut Business and Industry Assn. Education Foundation, Hartford, CT [$199,694.00]
Support to work with 40 employers and 150 incumbent low-wage/low-skilled workers to address the barriers to retention and advancement. CBIA will work with businesses to create skill paths for the sectors of manufacturing and technology, which will communicate core and customized skills standards, provide on-the-job training and supports to enable advancement.
Farmworker Institute for Education and Leadership Development, Keene, CA [$200,000.00]
Support to cross-train 150 farm workers to work in counter-season commodities, and expand and improve upon an existing management-labor alliance.
Goodwill Industries International, Inc., Bethesda, MD [$198,396.00]
Support to expand retention and advancement services at three, primarily rural, Goodwill sites through partnerships between Goodwill, local businesses and other organizations.
North Lawndale Employment Network, Chicago, IL [$180,000.00]
Support to build the capacity and effectiveness of their more than 100 partners. These include local residents, businesses, community-based groups, and public sector workforce development systems.
Westside Industrial Retention & Expansion Network, Cleveland, OH [$200,000.00]
Support to develop a retention and advancement component within one of their programs --the Machine Trades Sectoral Initiative (MTSI). The project will recruit local residents, create national skills standards and link all regional training programs.
Heartland Center for Leadership Development, Lincoln, NE [$232,750.00]
Support to expand their role as the Foundation's learning partner. Heartland will work collaboratively with the Foundation, and grantees from 3 existing initiatives Global Corporate Citizenship, Work Skills/Life Skills and Making Work Work, to advance our corporate citizenship agenda.
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX [$40,000.00]
To support The Ray Marshall Center as it provides technical assistance to the Learning Network by bringing their special knowledge and expertise to the Learning Network in two areas: engaging the business community in youth programs and workforce development generally; and school-to-career services, including entrepreneurship.
Heartland Center for Leadership Development, Lincoln, NE [$39,625.00]
The Heartland Center will serve as a learning partner and facilitator within the Foundation's Work Skills/Life Skills Initiative. Funds will support grantee travel to participate in the Work Skills/Life Skills convening in Tucson, AZ.
Pima Prevention Partnership, Tucson, AZ [$30,130.00]
To support the costs of the lodging, meals and expenses that will be incurred in hosting the Work Skills/Life Skills Initiative Convening in Tucson, AZ, March 31 - April 4, 2001.
Family Violence Prevention Fund, San Francisco, CA [$106,125.00]
Support to cover costs associated with a Multi-Initiative convening (The Institute) of approximately 80 participants representing the Foundation's 9 projects under Global Corporate Citizenship, 11 projects in Work Skills/Life Skills, and 7 projects in Making Work Work.
Business for Social Responsibility Education Fund, San Francisco, CA [$25,000.00]
To support the Advancement Strategies for the Retail Industry by collaboratively working with Jobs for the Future in assisting employers in developing career advancement strategies in the retail sector through the development of an issue brief and a strategic how-to-guide.
The Aspen Institute's Initiative for Social Innovation through Business, New York, NY [$10,000.00]
As a Global Corporate Citizenship grantee, Aspen ISIB completed efforts to develop, code, and enhance business case studies and supplementary materials designed to help business school faculty incorporate discussion of pressing societal issues into the MBA curriculum. This supplemental grant supported the December 2001 launch of CasePlace.org as an online resource.
American Red Cross, Washington, DC [$50,000.00]
Support for the victims and the families of the September 11, 2001 Attack on America Disaster Relief Fund.
Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet), Athens, OH [$10,000.00]
Support for the development of the Tracking That Makes A Difference system that will track and measure the social impact of community and business development organizations in low-income communities.
SeaChange, Inc., San Francisco, CA [$10,000.00]
Support to continue creating a learning community for social entrepreneurs and for-profit entrepreneurs, philanthropists and foundations interested in supporting social entrepreneurship. Also, continuing with the plan to develop a market place to cultivate partnerships between social entrepreneurs and for-profit entrepreneurs, philanthropists and foundations.
National Youth Leadership Council, Roseville, MN [$7,600.00]
Support for the 12th Annual National Service-Learning Conference. The funds will enable two Yoshiyama Awardees, Brian Hooks and Mariah Martin to host the conference and provide 20 scholarships to deserving students.
The Foundation Center, Washington, DC [$3,500.00]
The Foundation Center supports and improves institutional philanthropy by promoting understanding of the field and helping grantseekers succeed. It operates programs in four broad areas: library resources and services; education about foundations, grantseeking and nonprofit management; outreach to nonprofits that need their services and to other service organizations; and communication about their resources and services.
Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) [$20,800]
To support a new partnership between BSR and Japan's Center for Better Corporate Citizenship and a series of seminars in Japan on corporate citizenship issues.
Center for Adult Education and Learning [$22,000]
To support a joint effort with the Human Resource Institute to research and report on business policies and practices affecting employee learning and development in selected industries and regions.
Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College [$151,000]
To develop and implement US and international survey research on the State of Corporate Citizenship.
Citizen Schools [$125,089]
To help support expansion of the Citizen Schools model to new sites.
Community Film Workshop [$20,000]
To produce a best practices video/DVD highlighting the work of three Work Skills/Life Skills grantees. The final product will also include evaluation tools, publication, and other relevant materials from the participating sites.
Corporate Voices for Working Families [$35,000]
To support development of a full program plan for Corporate Voices newest priority of family economic stability for low-wage workers.
Good Faith Fund [$5,000]
To support development of a stronger ladder between their Careers in Health Care training program and the Licensed Practical Nurse and Registered Nurse programs in their region.
Institute for Social Innovation Through Business [$40,000]
To support marketing of Caseplace.org, an online searchable database of case studies and teaching materials on corporate citizenship.
Ms. Foundation [$5,000]
To support the new Take our Sons and Daughters to Work program.
Neighborhood Funders Group, Inc. [$10,000]
To produce and distribute a report on immigrants and the new economy.
People of America Foundation [$10,000]
To support strategic planning and meetings to hone strategy to disseminate Americans All diversity materials.
Share our Strength (SOS) [$15,000]
To support a new SOS effort to engage corporate leaders in learning about and addressing needs in high poverty communities.
Urban Institute [$150,000.00]
To research the characteristics and challenges of employed immigrants, their employers, and the language and skills training programs that serve them.
Westside Industrial Retention and Expansion Network (WIRENet) [$10,500.00]
To help complete a comprehensive analysis of the labor market characteristics and the manufacturing base of WIRENet's target area on Cleveland's west side.
Boston University School of Management [$35,000.00]
To support original survey and other research on the affect of corporate citizenship efforts on customer attitudes and behaviors.
Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College [$55,000.00]
To disseminate the results of the 2003 State of Corporate Citizenship Survey through workshops for business participants and outreach to regional media.
Community Development Technologies Center [$40,000]
To institutionalize the employer-based Individual Development Account program by creating guidebooks and best practice materials.
Corporate Voices for Working Families [$85,000]
To promote the adoption by businesses of effective programs and strategies for improving the economic stability of working families.
Family Violence Prevention Fund [$50,000]
To enlist business and union leaders in a violence prevention program. The effort will include development of two web based, interactive series designed to provide tools and resources to prevent violence in the workplace and in the home and community.
Foundation Administered Project [$75,000]
To support the expenses associated with the 3rd Annual Corporate Citizenship Institute for The Hitachi Foundation Grantees.
Jane Addams Resource Corporation [$46,000]
To pilot a financial literacy training program for low-wage workers at three collaborating manufacturing companies in Chicago's Ravenswood Corridor.
Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) [$75,000]
To expand youth training and other services for disadvantaged youth through a business-community partnership - the Unilever/Ben & Jerry's PartnerShop program. The grant will help expand LAYC's Creative Enterprise Division to support the launching and operation of two Ben & Jerry's PartnerShops.
New Orleans Jobs Initiative (NOJI) [$150,000]
To improve the retention and upward mobility of workers by building or strengthening partnerships with businesses in key sectors - including shipbuilding, food processing and packaging, and health care. NOJI will expand its primary focus from pre-employment and pre-training preparation for job seekers to offer customized training packages with individual companies and key sectors.
North Lawndale Employment Network [$40,000]
To expand a training and advancement partnership placing ex-offenders in employment within Trinity Advocate Hospital and the Advocate Health Care System.
Project Mapmaker - Brody, Weiser, Burns [$126,000]
To provide research, facilitation, writing/editing, project planning, and support services to Project Mapmaker.
Salvation Army - California Wildfire Fund [$5,000]
To join with contributions from Hitachi Group Companies in North America in responding to the Fall 2004 fires in southern California.
University of Maryland Foundation [$40,000]
To create a fellowship on corporate citizenship for a mid-career journalists in the graduate program.
American University for WAMU [$25,000 (THF) - Diecretionary] [$25,000 (Ford)]
To support local reporting on low-wage worker issues, including 10 stories or features and an hour-long radio documentary.
Appleseed Foundation [$35,000 - Discretionary]
To provide partial support for Appleseed Centers in Alabama, Nebraska, New Jersey, and South Carolina to build information on barriers and opportunities for improving health insurance to improve the retention and advancement of workers employed by small businesses.
Business and Society Program, Aspen Institute [$30,000 - Discretionary]
To help Aspen BSP develop a next stage strategy for a partnership or new revenue model for Caseplace.org. BSP will also identify business school faculty interested in how the business role in society affects the economically isolated.
Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College [$144,044]
To replicate the 2003/4 State of Corporate Citizenship in the U.S. and disseminate the results.
Foundation Center [$3,500 - Discretionary]
To offer general support to the Center to strengthen the philanthropy field through services and information to grant seekers and grantmakers.
National Association of Manufacturers & National Network of Sector Partners [$300,000]
To provide partial support for a comprehensive project on workforce development effort at a precision metalforming site in MN and shipbuilding in LA. The vertical trade assoc, NAM, and NNSP will move lessons out to their members.
NetImpact [$15,000 - Discretionary]
To support Net Impact's efforts in building its organizational and program outreach to more effectively attract and support students of color.
Share Our Strength [$32,000 - Discretionary]
To support a CEO summit on Corporate Citizenship, and Hinges of Hope tours in NYC and Washington, DC involving corporate leaders from the hospitality sector.
American Red Cross [$10,000 match with Hitachi Group - $1m - Discretionary]
To support emergency relief and recovery efforts for hurricane affected areas.
Aspen Institute Business and Society Program [$50,000]
To support content development, technology and security upgrades, and marketing for CasePlace.org.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation [$10,000]
To help support environmental educational efforts at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Port Isobel Island facilities. The donation was made in memory of Jim Gillespie, the Foundation's former Chief Financial Officer.
Corporate Voices for Working Families [$85,000]
To review the feasibility web-based benefits screening tools by employers of low wage workers, disseminate a "best practices tool kit" on employer policies and practices, conduct two state business forums, build partnerships, and revamp website.
Jane Addams Resource Corp. [$109,750] [$40,000 - Discretionary]
To continue efforts to refine and deliver financial education services to lower wage workers of local small and medium size manufacturing firms, to support an ongoing learning collaborative on employer-based programming, and to expand the evaluation of the effort's impacts.
Jobs for the Future [$40,000 - Discretionary]
To assist the Foundation with an in depth analysis and mapping of career and workforce development models in the Hospital subsector.
Jobs to Careers Initiatives [$350,000]
To invest in a nationwide initiative to support development and testing of new approaches to work-based learning and career development for people providing care on the front lines of the nation's health care system. The Initiative is conducted in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Hands On Network [$20,000]
To support efforts to identify and disseminate key principals of nonprofit/business partnerships that address business challenges while benefitting economically isolated people and communities.
NetImpact [$20,000 - Discretionary]
To provide education and experience as part of a leadership program for the organization's chapters and 12,000 member.
Room to Read [$10,000 - Discretionary]
To support rebuilding schools and libraries in the wake of the Dec 2004 tsunami.
Social Accountability International [$35,000 - Discretionary]
To complete planning on the "factory of the future" for the NYC garment sector and the role of training for managers and workers.
Aspen Institute Business and Society Program [$20,000]
To support initial research and tracking on the flow of settlement funds from regulatory actions, negotiated agreements, and court cases as potential to support the foundation organizations and projects in CSR.
Jobs to Careers for Frontline Workers in Health and Health Care [$350,000]
To provide a second increment of support for the joint effort with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The effort seeks to support the development and testing of new approaches to work-based learning and career development for people providing care on the front lines of the nation's health care system.
Social Accountability International [$100,000]
To provide partial support for development and initial implementation of SAI's efforts with apparel brand companies and New York City apparel manufacturing factories and their workers. The project entails a strategy for promoting a new model for apparel production to enhance opportunities for low-wage workers, improve productivity, and to encourage replication. The project will use intensive training and technical assistance to enhance the factories' business models and workers' skills leading to improved working conditions, competitiveness, and efficiency of production.
Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College [$150,000 ]
To support the third State of Corporate Citizenship in the United States Survey. The nationwide survey gathers information from the full range of the business sector — including small and medium size businesses. It is also the only survey to examine the business actions related to low income people and communities. (The first and second survey reports can be downloaded.)
Corporate Voices for Working Families [$80,000 over two years]
To continue general support and project funding to CVWF. This support allows CVWF to identify, document, and promote business policies and practices that address the needs of lower-wage workers and to increase their ability to achieve economic self-sufficiency.
National Fund for Workforce Partnerships [$150,000]
To provide initial support to help create the National Fund for Workforce Partnerships in collaboration with the Annie E. Casey and Ford Foundations. The NFWP will join with other national and local foundations, businesses, and public funders to build the capacity of workforce intermediaries through direct support, technical assistance, research, evaluation, advocacy, and dissemination of results.
Aspen Institute Workforce Strategies Group, The [$30,000]
Support to complete the proposed design phase of the Return on Investment Assessment in Philadelphia of the Jobs to Careers Initiative.
Jobs for the Future [$272,189]
To support the National Program Office activities in the Jobs to Careers Initiative.
University of North Carolina - Institute on Aging [$35,482]
To provide support to the Proposal Applicant Web Survey (the Jobs to Career Initiative) Project.
National Fund for Workforce Solutions Initiative
Council on Foundations[$50,000]
Leadership Partner to the National Fund for Workforce Solutions.
Jobs for the Future [$700,000]
Implementation partner for the National Fund for Workforce Solutions.
Discretionary Community Development Grants
Aspen Institute Business and Society Program, The [$30,000]
Chesapeake Bay Foundation [$10,000]
Contribution to the Port Isobel site of educational programs made in memory of Jim Gillespie, former Chief Financial Officer of The Hitachi Foundation.
Hands on Network [$10,000]
To provide partial support for the development and implementation of corporate track programming for the New Orleans meeting.
Hands on Network [$35,000]
To support the merger related strategic planning effort, including gaining feeback on the strategic plan from key stakeholders, and to explore opportunities for assessing the value and impact of corproate volunteer efforts.
New America Foundation [$30,000]
Support to complete the research on employer-provided financial literacy education and to assess benefits and outcomes.
Net Impact [$20,000]
To support the leadership training, membership development, and services to members.
San Diego Foundation, The [$10,000]
2007 After-the-Fires Fund
Aspen Institute's Center for Business Education [$60,000]
Refinement of Caseplace.org and completion of an analysis of the attention placed by Business Schools and Graduate Programs on employer-based support programs for low-wage workers.
Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship [$180,000]
To support the 2009 State of Corporate Citizenship survey, expanding the survey to gather additional information about employer policies, practices, and investments in lower-wage workers.
The Hitachi Foundation Administration Project [$100,000]
Assess the Hitachi Community Action Partnership Mastering Community Action framework.
Insight Center — National Network of Sector Partnerships [$297,200]
Develop case materials and business-friendly briefs by identifying and documenting the work of pioneering employers.
Jobs for the Future (Jobs to Careers) [$283,632 ]
To support, in collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the work of Jobs for the Future as implementation partner for the Jobs to Careers Initiative.
Jobs for the Future (National Fund for Workforce Solutions) [$400,000]
Partial support to Jobs for the Future (JFF) as implementation partner to the National Fund as well as to prompt research at both Jobs to Careers and NFWS sites on pioneer employers.
Net Impact [$112,000]
To generate case studies of pioneering employers and promote their use in business school curriculum; to help the Foundation launch the Mita Business in Society Fellowship; and to initiate a monthly call/podcast series on Corporate Social Responsibility.
Tejano Center [$5,000]
To support Hurricane Ike response efforts focusing on food, shelter, housing, and healthcare needs.
University of North Carolina—Institute on Aging [$39,000]
To support continued collection of key evaluation data from first round sites of the Jobs to Careers Initiative.
Foundation Administered Project—News Room [$220,000]
To augment the foundation's communication capacity.
Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce [$149,050]
To support case studies and research on pioneer employers in the field of mental health and addiction services, and to establish the Behavioral Health Pacesetter Award.
Health Work Force Institute—Washington State Hospital Association in collaboration with three other State or Regional Hospital Associations [$222,546]
To develop in-depth case studies of pioneer employers in acute care settings, with dissemination through state and national hospital associations and supporting professional organizations.
Center for Health Professions UC-San Francisco [$191,000]
To support case studies and research on the role of pioneer employers in the employment of medical assistants, and in the enactment of health care reform.
Corporate Voices for Working Families [$105,000]
To help support the development and launch of an annual list of “Best Companies for Hourly Workers” and collect/research data from nominees.
Winning Workplaces [$35,000]
To support case studies and research of pioneer employers from among their “Top Small Workplaces” awards program.
Paraprofessional Health Institute [$150,000]
To support case studies and update existing cases on pioneer employers in long term and home healthcare.
Cornell University [$40,000]
To examine and assess examples of labor-management training programs in healthcare.
Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Healthcare [$35,000]
To add career coaching capacity for front line healthcare workers as BACH expands beyond the city to hospitals in the county and region.
Workforce Matters—Hatcher Group [$10,000]
To develop an interactive, e-based exchange and affinity group for philanthropic professionals engaged in workforce development issues.
Washington Grantmakers [$2,500]
To support the Leadership Fund and restore support equal to recent dues payments.