Grants Awarded – 2014

39 Organizations received grants in 2014 totaling $1,259,250.

America SCORES Cleveland
$ 5,000
-Soccer equipment

 Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland
-After-school Recreation Equipment at St. Luke’s

 Building the Pink Tower
Production of Montessori Documentary

CWRU School of Medicine
$25,000 (first year of $50,000 grant)
-Nutrition in childcare

Cleveland Botanical Garden
-HCG renovation

Cleveland Euclid Beach Park Carousel
$25,000 (second year of $50,000 grant)
-Capital campaign

Cleveland Sight Center
$ 9,000
-New Developmental Aids and Equipment

Cleveland Zoological Society
-Circle of Wildlife Carousel

Diversity Center
$10,000 (third year of $30,000 grant)
-Living Voices

Family Pride of Northeast Ohio
$ 9,000
-Multi-Sensory Therapy Room

Fine Arts Association
$30,000 (second year of $105,000 grant)
-Capital campaign

Flying Horse Farms
-Canoes and Archery Equipment

The Foundation Center
-Annual support                                                              

Friends of Breakthrough Schools
$50,000 (third year of $250,000 grant)
-Intergenerational School Capital Campaign

Geauga Lyric Theater Guild
$10,000 (Challenge matching grant)
-Creative Arts Studio renovations

Geauga Park District Foundation
-Nassau Astronomical Observing Station renovation

Gordon Square Arts District
$25,000 (first year of $100,000 grant)
-Near West Theater capital campaign

Hawken School
$50,000 (second year of $150,000 grant)
-Capital campaign

Heights Libraries
$ 4,000
-Early Literacy Playroom for the Coventry Branch

Hershey Montessori School
$85,000  (first year of $120,000 grant)
-Strategic Development of Upper School

Hospice of the Western Reserve
$32,500 (second year of $130,000 grant)
-Capital campaign

Kent State University Foundation
-Curriculum in a Cupboard

Lake Health Foundation
-Special Care Nursery wraps/HMS partnership for Parent-Infant program

Lawrence School
-Peaceful Playground program

Mandel Jewish Community Center
$30,000 (third year of $150,000 grant)
-Early childhood classrooms renovation

The MetroHealth Foundation
-Infant Car Seats for NICU Patients

Montessori Development Partnerships
-Operations/handbook/high school research/ AMI Peace Journal

$400,000 (first year of $1,500,000 grant)
-$500,000 leadership gift for Stonebrook Montessori charter school & $1M matching  challenge grant over 5 years

-Planning and Sustaining Avanti (MCMO)

Montessori High School
$50,000 (second year of $150,000 grant)  
-Community Partnerships     

Musical Arts Association
$ 25,000  (first year of $100,000 grant)
-Sound for the Centennial Campaign

The National Center for Family Philanthropy
-Annual support

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
-ASK! Program

The Ohio State University Foundation
$40,000 (third year of  $100,000 grant)
-Capital campaign for Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

Providence House
-Complete Renovations to Leo’s House

South Suburban Montessori School
-Outdoor Learning Environment

Suicide Prevention Education Alliance
-Teaching equipment

Temple Emanu El
$25,000 (second year of $125,000 grant)
-Early Childhood Center

Urban Community School
$25,000 (first year of $100,000 grant)
-Middle school capital campaign

Veggie U.
-Kits to Montessori classrooms

WVIZ/WCPN ideastream
-Children’s Programming TV and radio