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September 07, 2016

Grants Roundup: Kellogg Fund Backs Work to Combat Native American Stereotypes

Crystal Echo Hawk is the co-director of Reclaiming Native Truth, a project to dismantle misconceptions about Native Americans that received a $2.5 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Here are notable new grant awards compiled by The Chronicle:

Jim Joseph Foundation, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

$28.8 million to BBYO, a nonprofit that serves Jewish teenagers, to help kick off the organization’s fundraising campaign aimed at doubling its membership.

$8.5 million to the San Francisco and Oakland public-school systems to improve computer-science education.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

$2.5 million to the First Nations Development Institute and Echo Hawk Consulting for Reclaiming Native Truth, a two-year project to study negative stereotypes of Native Americans and develop a national campaign for dismantling misconceptions and increasing equality for Native peoples.

Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

$1 million to endow free after-school homework centers in the 38 branches of the Los Angeles Public Library system to help students from low-income and homeless families complete their school assignments.

Eagles Charitable Foundation

$1 million to research and support programs at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia that help people with autism.

Schultz Family Foundation

$900,000 to Blue Star Families to help spouses of military members find jobs.

Chronicle of Philanthropy subscribers also have full access to GrantStation’s searchable database of grant opportunities. For more information, visit our grants page.

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