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2009 (tax year) Grant Recipients

(May 2010 grant cycle)

Urban Initiatives, Chicago, IL General Operating Support, urban soccer/nutrition education program $150,000
Northwestern University, Chicago Il

Feinberg School of Medicine "Healthy For You, Healthy For 2" research program

Northwestern University, Chicago IL Feinberg School of Medicine  "My Healthy Lifestyle Pediatric Obesity " research program $140,000
Northern Illinois Food Bank General Operating Support $50,000
DuPage Education Foundation Forward Initiative of DuPage County, project /program grant $100,000
Growing Home General Operating Support $75,000
Community Food Security Coalition Healthy Corner Stores Network, Website development $53,000
Chicago Community Trust Fresh Taste $25,000
Chicago Community Trust Fresh Taste Good Food Fund $25,000
Healthy Schools Campaign General Operating Support $70,000
Kid2Kid, Inc,  Chop Chop magazine General Operating Support $25,000
Mayo Clinic, Rochester Research grant - Activity Monitoring and Counseling in a Geriatric Population: a Randomized Trial $80,350
Mayo Clinic, Rochester Research grant - Community-Based Educational Intervention to Reduce Obesity in the Hispanic Population $75,000
Loaves and Fishes, Naperville, IL Food Bank Assistance $5,000
Society of St. Andrews Food Bank assistance $50,000
University of Missouri at Columbia, Extension Research grant, "Early Sprouts" Head Start Center gardening program $66,000


Directors' Discretionary Grants Oct.2009 - May, 2010
Kid2Kid, Inc, Chop Chop Magazine Discretionary grant - magazine startup $2000
American Heart Association Discretionary grant - General Operating Support $1000
Lamb's Fold Discretionary grant - General Operating Support $500
Northern Illinois Food Bank Discretionary grant - after school backpack program $15,000
American Red Cross Discretionary grant - Haiti Disaster relief fund $6,000
Alvin - Manvel Community Food Pantry, Alvin, Texas

Discretionary grant - Hunger relief

American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Discretionary grant - Cancer research

Friends Of Alvin Parks Discretionary grant - senior center security additon $5935