Horizon Foundation
Grants Made in December 1998

American Textile History Museum Paul E. Rivard,
Executive Director
Lowell, Massachusetts
One year grant of $15,000 to support funding for hiring additional teachers and interpreters for the Museum's School-Age Education Program's expansion in Essex and Middlesex Counties.
Anchorage, Inc. Rev. Michael Duda,
Executive Director
Beverly, Massachusetts
Two year grant of $13,000 ($8,000 in year one; $5,000 in year two) to support funding for hiring an Arts Development Director to initiate and run an arts therapy program at Anchorage. Additionally, the Arts Director will lead Anchorage students in community arts projects.
Broadhow, Inc. David Tory,
Topsfield, Massachusetts
One year grant of $5,000 to support infrastructure development, support and training services and to support the establishment of the Essex County Community Foundation.
East Cambridge Comprehensive Music Program Jean TePaske,
Assistant Music Director, Cambridge Public Schools
Cambridge, Massachusetts
One year grant of $12,000 to help fund replicable, innovative music programs in Cambridge elementary schools.
Community Minority Cultural Center Calvin Young,
Executive Director
Lynn, Massachusetts
One year grant of $8,000 to support staff resource needs and equipment needs for the CMCC After School Education (CASE) Program: including documenting, cataloging, and preserving artifacts for CMCC historical and cultural exhibits.
Cooperative Artists Institute Meredith Joy,
Contributions and Grants Manager
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
One year grant of $6,000 to support the expansion and recruitment of new sites in Middlesex County for CAI's Tribal Rhythms Community Partnership arts programs.
Drumthwacket Foundation Daphne Pontius,
Executive Director
Princeton, New Jersey
One year grant of $7,000 to enable Trenton elementary schools to participate in the  Discover Drumthwacket historical education program.
Jobs for Maine's Graduates Peter Thibodeau,
Farmingdale, Maine
One year grant of $10,000 supporting the Empowering Youth for Good program which runs leadership development efforts for 400 young people from Cumberland, York, Franklin and Lincoln Counties.
Massachusetts Audubon Society Robert Prescott,
Director, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary &
Carol Decker,
Director Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Lincoln, Massachusetts
A two year grant of  $30,000 ($15,000 each year) to support the Sharing the Nature of Cape Cod and The North Shore program, an interactive, experiential, long-distance learning project where students learn about their own environment and share it with the other partner group.
Passage Theatre June Ballinger,
Producing Artistic Director
Trenton, New Jersey
One year grant of $8,500 to support the production of The State Street Project theater playmaking and mentoring program for young people in Trenton.
Princeton Family YMCA John Jorgensen,
Executive Director
Princeton, New Jersey
One year grant of $15,000 to support the YMCA's full summer Counselor in Training Program, which teaches teens how to work with and lead children in a summer camp setting.
Round Top Center for the Arts Nancy Freeman,
Theater Director
Damariscotta, Maine
One year grant of $2,500 to hire a grant writer for the Young People's Environmental Theater Workshop and to bring local artists and scientists to work with the local school children.
S.A.F.E. Studio, Inc. Deborah Moules,
Executive Director
Ipswich, Massachusetts
One year grant of $10,000 to support two educational and therapeutic art pilot programs: Adolescents-at-Risk and Females-at-Risk.
The Samaritans Gregory Miller,
Executive Director
Methuen, Massachusetts
One year grant of $4,000 to help provide peer support and crisis intervention training to teens in the Teen Line hotline initiative and for their outreach program, Teen LifeART.
Wellspring House, Inc. Stacy Randell,
Director Cape Ann Families
Gloucester, Massachusetts
One year $3,500 grant to support Cape Ann Families' Empowering Youth Program, which will identify and train teen mentors to help younger children, encourage interest in human service careers, and provide opportunities for community service.