2011 Grantees
Grant Amount
American Cave Association Continue support for cave conservation and clean-up in Eastern Kentucky. $35,000
American Chestnut Foundation Support collection of data regarding reintroduction of American Chestnut $6,200
Appalachian Artisan Center Provide support for a Master Artist in Residence $34,500
Association of Independent Ky. Colleges and Universities Continuation of support for The Frankfort Semester $8,800
AWARE, Inc. Expand program to identify and treat early childhood mental health issues $30,000
Bell County Council on Literacy, Inc. Provide operating expenses to offer adult educational opportunities. $15,000
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Helena Begin one-on-one school-based mentoring program in a rural community $20,000
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Lake County and the Flathead Reservation Expand Native American mentoring program in two reservation schools $20,000
Bird Consulting/Lotts Creek School Provide support for librarian services $50,000
Bitterroot Ecological Awareness Resources (B.E.A.R.) Support intensive one-on-one & group mentoring program for struggling youth $25,000
CASA of Missoula, Inc. Continue expansion of CASA services to rural county begun August 2010 $7,500
Challis Joint School District Support building all weather track and field facility for community use $10,000
Come-Unity Cooperative Care Support a local food pantry by providing funds to purchase a box truck. $30,000
Corbin Primary School Support math intervention for primary students. $40,000
Cumberland Elementary (Harlan County District) Support for early reading intervention for grades K-3. $45,550
Defenders of Wildlife Support rancher-bison coexistence program near Yellowstone to prevent bison slaughter $20,000
Elk Bend Fire Protection District Expand garage to house larger new fire engine too big for current structure $18,000
Emma's House Provide trauma-focused mental health counseling for children exposed to abuse or neglect $18,000 in 2011; $18,000 in 2012
Florence Crittenton Home and Services Convert space for expanded non-residential programs for young mothers & babies $30,000
Florence Prever Rosten Foundation for MAPS Media Institute Provide afterschool media & business skills instruction to youth from 5 rural high schools $20,000
Friends of Indian Summer, Inc. dba; Indian Summer Camp Support a week-long summer camp to support children with cancer $15,000
Friends of the Joliet Public Library Replace carpet & purchase digital projector, screen, laptop & media cart $6,000
Gateway Children's Services Support the addition of a foster care program to the agency's existing continuum of care $50,000
Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness Road Council Support for wellness and fitness program for low income girls through scoutins $30,000
Great Falls Public Library Expand statewide project to rural libraries to offer shared access to downloadable books $35,000
Greater Gallatin United Way Provide afterschool programs in rural areas of Montana with central back office & local control $35,000
Hazard Perry County Community Ministries General support to reorganize after financial crisis. $40,000
Hindman Settlement School Reading Lab partnership to support children with learning differences in the Knott County schools $25,000
HomeWORD Capacity building to maintain & develop sustainable, affordable housing in rural Montana $30,000 in 2011; $30,000 in 2012
Hopa Mountain Expand proven early learning/school readiness initiative in Indian Country $25,000 in 2011; $25,000 in 2012
Housing Development Alliance, Inc. Purchase a vehicle for use in home repairs and energency efficiency enhancement $27,000
Housing Oriented Ministries Established for Service, Inc. Support for homeowner/homebuyer rehab program $18,000
Hunter Hills Elementary School Support program to improve literacy skills of children during the summer rather than experiencing regression and promote reading quality non-fiction books $31,000
Intermountain Deaconness Home for Children Build two new 12-bed Residential Treatment cottages to replace outdated cottages $50,000
Jenny Wiley Theater Upgrade phone system. $16,000
KCEOC Community Action General support for women's emergency center $37,000
Kentucky Division of Forestry Purchase chemicals to treat woolly adelgid on hemlock trees $40,000
Kentucky Historical Society Support a historical cemetery preservation project $40,000
Kentucky Lions Eye Provide additional equipment for volunteer evaluation of elementary students' vision $40,000
Kentucky Mountain Health Alliance Provide supplemental support for dental services for low income people $30,000
Kentucky Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Provide targeted support for assisting Appalachian Kentucky nonprofits $30,000
Kentucky Waterways Alliance Support for water conservation projects along the Rockcastle River $25,000
Lemhi County Crisis Intervention Provide emergency shelter, education & support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault $25,000 in 2011; $25,000 in 2012
Lemhi County Economic Development Association - Whitewater Purchase permits to assess biological feasibility of a whitewater park in Salmon $10,000
Lemhi Regional Land Trust Leverage federal funding for conservation in Central Idaho $30,000 in 2011; $30,000 in 2012
Lemhi's Afterschool Promise Provide services for at-risk children after school, out of school Fridays & during the summer $20,000 in 2011; $20,000 in 2012
Logan's Fort Foundation, Inc. Install restrooms in the Logan's Fort Welcome Center $35,000
Mackay Elementary School Provide technology upgrade for remote elementary school: computers & smart boards $50,000
Montana History Foundation Contribute to history & culture re-granting fund: each S-R $ matched 1:2 $40,000
Morehead Habitat for Humanity Purchase supplies for prototype pole-type Habitat House $30,000
Mountain Home Montana Provide support for new Transitional Living Apartments for young mothers & babies $30,000
NECCO Provide support for diversion of first-time juvenile offenders. $30,000
New Opportunity School for Women Foundation Fund the creation of an umbrella foundation to support NOSW $30,000
Owsley County Band Continuation of grant to provide musical instruments, music training and uniforms to band $13,000
Park County Community Foundation Support early childhood community change through data, best practices & local engagement $15,000 in 2011; $15,000 in 2012
Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center Enhance treatment of victims of sexual assault and improve evidence collection $25,000
Reading Camp, Episcopal Diocese of Lexington Support summer reading camp in Bell County. $10,000
Sacajawea Center Provide interactive interpretive & educational exhibits for young visitors $20,000
Salmon Advanced EMTs Support for construction of a new ambulance & expanded EMS building $50,000 in 2011; $25,000 in 2012
Salmon Public School Foundation Provide age-appropriate outdoor fitness equipment for middle school w/ no playground $7,000
Salmon Valley Stewardship Expand program capacity in forest restoration, sustainable agriculture, & community planning $25,000 in 2011; $25,000in 2012
Sons of the American Revolution Provide support for history programs for school children in Appalachia. $24,000
Western Sustainability Exchange Expand environmental stewardship via economic rewards for sustainable food production $40,000
Youth Homes Integrate Outpatient Counseling program into Youth Home Family Care Program $16,000