2008 Quail Roost Foundation Grants

Names of recipients appearing in green are links to that recipient's website.

Sector Recipient
Amount
Purpose of Grant
Discretionary: Chances for Children
500
Orphanage in Haiti
Kateri Education Fund
1,000
Kateri Education Fund helps Guatemalan women and girls receive education and vocational training
LAOSAI
1,000
Educational and community development programs in Laos
Pike Place Market Foundation
1,000
Support Pike Place's Food Bank program.
San Antonio Food Bank
500
Support for food bank program in an area affected by Hurricane Ike
Save the Children
1,000
Assistance for children and families affected by conflict in Georgia
Stephen Shames Foundation
1,000
Scholarship assistance for Ugandan student to attend university
Yellowstone Public Radio
1,000
Support for facilities upgrades to public radio station
H.U.G.S. Charities, Inc.
500
Heartfelt Unconditional Giving to benefit cancer patients through prevention, detection and treatment.
Shared Table
1,000
Feeding the hungry in Taos County.
The DreamTree Project
1,000
Support for community-based organization for homeless, abused, and neglected youth from New Mexico and the surrounding region.
Habitat for Humanity of Marion County
500
Housing and Community Development in Marion County, Florida
Education: Adopt-A-Classroom
3,000
Supporting classrooms in Appalachia
Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center
1,000
Supports the effort to educate local people and preserve Belize's natural habitats
Girls Inc. of San Antonio
500
Girl-focused program encouaging girls to be "Strong, Smart and Bold"
Hispanas Unidas
500
Furthering the education, empowerment, and advancement of young Hispanic women in San Antonio
Institute for Peace Studies
5,000
Educational programs promoting peace
Emergency: American Friends Service Committee
3,000
Support for refugee relief efforts in Iraq
American Refugee Committee
5,000
Support for refugee relief efforts in Darfur region of Sudan
Catholic Relief Services
3,500
Severe weather fund for hurricane relief in Cuba
Mennonite Central Committee
5,000
Emergency relief and recovery efforts for victims of the cyclone in Myanmar
Nguyen Nga Center for Disabled People
3,000
Education and training for mentally and physically challenged individuals in Vietnam
Northwest Harvest
500
Three Squares food program for at-risk children in Seattle elementary schools.
Health: Kailakuri Health Centre
2,500
Support for the Kailakuri Health Centre in Bangladesh
National College of Midwifery
2,500
Increasing state networking and advocacy
Northern New Mexico Midwifery Center
2,500
Financial assistance to clients in need
Prosthetics Outreach Foundation
2,500
Restoring mobility to the disabled
Justice: Creativity for Peace
5,000
Sponsorship for both an Israeli and Palestinian girl to "Peace" camp
Rabbis for Human Rights
5,000
Support for Human Rights, justice, and education activities in Israel and the Occupied Territories.
Marion County: Horse Protection Association of Florida
2,000
Equine rescue, rehabilitation, education and adoption
Hospice of Marion County
2,000
Children's bereavement program
Kindred Spirits Sanctuary
2,000
Abandoned farm animal care and rehabilitation
Stirrups 'n Strides
2,000
Therapeutic riding center for physically handicapped riders
Windhorse Sanctuary
2,000
Horse, dog and cat sanctuary
Sustainability: Conservation Trust for Florida
3,500
"Protecting Horse Country" Program for Conservation Easement promotion
IslandWood
3,000
Scholarship aid for Graduate Residency in Education, Environment & Community
Tierra Lucero
3,500
Taos Pueblo Education & Training Division's Sustainable Agriculture Initiative
Taos County: Amigos Bravos
1,000
Legislative initiative to amend NM constitution to include right to clean and healthy environment
Bridges Project for Education
1,000
Comprehensive college counseling focusing on first generation students and their families.
Evolving Creative Opportunities Art Center
1,000
Creative Arts program for children of Taos County
Men Engaging in Non-Violence (MEN)
1,000
Mentorship programs for young men in Taos County
Movimiento!
1,000
Sponsorship for a Taos Pueblo youth to the Kodiak Island, Alaska cultural exchange project
Oo-Oonah Art Center/Taos Day School
1,000
Heritage Project: Tiwa Culture and Language Summer Camp
Rivers and Birds
1,000
Nine day Watershed Project for 5th graders in Taos
Shared Table
1,000
Feeding the hungry in Taos County
Taos Coalition to End Homelessness
1,000
Creation of a men's shelter in Taos
Youth HeartLine
1,000
Counseling and legal services for abused children
Administrative: Carbon Fund
500
Carbon Offset Program: Reforestation and Avoided Deforestation Projects.

Total Grants: $90,000


IIRD

Prosthetics Outreach
Foundation - Vietnam

Habitat for Humanity

Thank you so much for adopting our classroom. It is such a relief to have funds available for our classroom. We serve a diverse population with children coming from public housing. We will carefully use the funds. Please know that I appreciate your generosity immensely.
Sincerely, Vickie Hoffler,
Round Hill Montessori

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