The Hearst Foundations have announced eighty-one grants totaling more than $9.3 million in support of organizations in twenty-seven states.
Grant recipients include Indianapolis-based Arts for Learning, which will use the funds to provide arts education programs for students and professional development initiatives for teachers; the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City, to help disseminate a comprehensive Holocaust curriculum for middle and high school teachers; the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California, to provide professional development programs for teachers; and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, in support of research fellowships for underrepresented minority and/or female undergraduate students in STEM fields.
The foundations also awarded grants to HomeSafe in Lake Worth, Florida, in support of a residential program for abused children; the University of Tennessee, to provide mobile and community-based dental care for underserved populations; Chicago-based Family Rescue, in support of its homelessness-prevention Safe At Home Project; and Living Classrooms in Baltimore, in support of a workforce training program for formerly incarcerated individuals who have returned to the community.
For a complete list of the summer 2019 grants, see the Hearst Foundations website.
(Photo credit: Arts for Learning)