Horizon Foundation
Grants Made in December 2001

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences Annette deCharon,
Director of Outreach
West Boothbay Harbor, Maine
One year grant of $10,000 to support the development of Phytopia, a CD-ROM that illustrates at a microscopic level the effects humans have on the environment.
The Board Network Suzanne S. Austin,
Executive Director
Portland, Maine
One year grant of $2,500 to support the promotion of the Board Network's mission to locate, prepare, and place Portland-area corporate executives at local non-profit agencies seeking qualified, skilled volunteers.
Cape Symphony Orchestra Pamela Morrill,
Director of Development
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
Completed second year grant of $7,000 to support the CSO Education and Access Plan which will provide unique educational opportunities to learners of all ages through live classical music.
Essex Art Center Leslie Costello,
Executive Director
Lawrence, Massachusetts
One year grant of $1,000 to support ongoing operations.
Essex County Community Foundation David Tory,
President
Topsfield, Massachusetts
Completed third year grant of $25,000 to support the Environmental Stewardship Initiative.
Essex National Heritage Commission Annie C. Harris,
Executive Director
Salem, Massachusetts
One year grant of $7,500 to support History in the Making, an after-school program primarily for children of immigrants living in Lawrence and Lynn.
Ferry Beach Education Corporation Drew Dumsch,
Executive Director
Saco, Maine
One year grant of $3,000 to support the production of a site-specific field guide for children and teachers to use in conjunction with environmental education programs.
Friends of the Princeton Public Library Barbara Johnson,
President
Princeton, New Jersey
One year grant of $8,000 to support the Springboard After School Tutoring Program, which matches University students, volunteers, and regional teachers as mentor-tutors with children from Princeton's underserved communities.
Heritage Plantation of Sandwich Sunnee Spencer,
Director of Education
Sandwich, Massachusetts
One year grant of $4,200 to support Collections-In-Hand, a program that provides hands-on, in-school use of art and artifacts to promote interest in American history, art, and horticulture.
HOBBES, Inc. Lisa J. Wolf,
President
Acton, Massachusetts
One year grant of $4,000 to support Coastal Expeditions, a project in which students are taken on boat trips for field investigations, then participate in hands-on classroom activities.
Ipswich Family YMCA Tricia Michallyszyn,
Executive Director
Ipswich, Massachusetts
One year grant of $8,000 to support the construction of a low elements Challenge course and to fund the training of the YMCA staff who will work as instructors at the course.
Isles, Inc. Martin P. Johnson,
President
Trenton, New Jersey
One year grant of $2,500 to support ongoing operations.
Lawrence Non-Profit Housing, Inc. Peggy Huchet,
Board President
Lawrenceville,
New Jersey
One year grant of $9,000 to support Walkabout in Our Natural World, an environmental education program designed to teach kids study skills, experience nature first hand, and to integrate the experiences into daily school challenges.
LynnArts, Inc. Steven M. Walsh,
Executive Director
Lynn, Massachusetts
One year grant of $12,000 to support Arts Can Teach, a program that shows teachers how to incorporate the arts into their own subject areas.
Maine Audubon Society Kevin Carley,
Executive Director
Falmouth, Maine
One year grant of $10,000 to support after-school environmental education opportunities for the children of Portland.
Maine Lakes Conservancy Ship Bright,
Executive Director
Nobleboro, Maine
One year grant of $3,500 to support the production of an educational brochure.
Morris Farm Trust Christine H. James,
Executive Director
Wiscasset, Maine
Completed second year grant of $12,500 to support the Morris Farm K-12 Education Program.
Nobleboro Recreation Committee Peter Mehlhorn,
Chairman
Nobleboro, Maine
One year grant of $5,000 to support the construction of a public baseball/softball field.
Northern York County Family YMCA Stephen Ives,
Executive Director
Biddeford, Maine
One year grant of $15,000 to support the Downtown YMCA Program Center's opportunities for local youth.
Northshore Youth Symphony Orchestra Trudy Larson,
Executive Director
Topsfield, Massachusetts
One year grant of $3,500 to support Strings Open Opportunities, a program that provides violin instruction and supplies to disadvantaged students.
Princeton Family YMCA Steven Rodriguez,
Branch Executive
Princeton, New Jersey
Completed second year grant of $12,000 to support the Leadership Development Institute.
Princeton Area Community Foundation Nancy W. Kieling,
Executive Director
Skillman, New Jersey
One year grant of $15,000 to support a collaboratively funded technical assistance project for needy grassroots non-profit organizations in Mercer County.
September 11th Fund
One year grant of $10,000 to support those most in need after the tragedies in New York and Washington. Given through the Essex County Community Foundation.
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association George Hawkins,
Executive Director
Pennington,
New Jersey
One year grant of $2,500 to support ongoing operations.
Tri-Town Council on Youth and Family Services Gary S. Sinclair,
Executive Director
Topsfield, Massachusetts
One year grant of $3,000 to support Tri-Town Council's Peer Education program, which promotes leadership and provides teens with access to ongoing peer education conferences, workshops and events.
Youth at Risk, Endicott College Michael J. Duda,
Director of Community Programs
Beverly, Massachusetts
One year grant of $3,000 to support the Youth at Risk Network.