Horizon Foundation
Grants Made in June 2003

Children's Museum of Maine Ms. Sheryl Kingery Mays
Director of Education
Portland, Maine
One year grant of $5,000.00 to support an Environmental Education Collaborative with Maine Lakes Conservancy Initiative. MLCI staff will develop and teach a curriculum at the museum for children and their teachers.
Corner House Gary DeBlasio
Executive Director
Princeton, New Jersey
One year grant of $10,000.00 to support Growing-up Accepted as an Individual in America, Corner House’s peer leadership program for Princeton-area youth.
Fishtown Artspace Shep Abbott
Executive Director
Gloucester, Massachusetts
One year grant of $10,000.00 to support Fishtown Artspace’s Core Equity Fund during its transition into a Children’s Art Discovery Museum.
Jobs for Maine's Graduates Peter Thibodeau
President
Farmingdale, Maine
One year grant of $10,000.00 to support Student Enrichment Learning, a program that provides at-risk youth from across Maine with special attention, mentors, and opportunities for community service.
Kieve Affective Education, Inc. Mr. Robert Grant
Director LDI
Nobleboro, Maine
One year grant of $12,500.00 to support the Leadership Decisions Institute’s Curriculum Development and Implementation program to align with Maine’s Learning Results.
Laudholm Trust

Ms. Kathryn S.B. Davis
President

Wells, Maine
One year grant of $8,000.00 to support Topics in Estuarine Ecology, a salt marsh education curriculum that will be hosted in classrooms in southern Maine and New Hampshire and at the Wells National Estuarine Reserve.
Maine Audubon Society Pete Salmansohn
Education Coordinator
Bremen, Maine
One year grant of $5,000.00 to support the Seabird/Conservation Outreach program in which Audubon staff bring live shorebirds to Maine classrooms to build awareness and appreciation of Maine’s natural resources.
New England Forestry Foundation Ms. Cynthia Wood
Initiative Coordinator
Groton, Massachusetts
One year grant of $10,000.00 to support the Community Forest Initiative, which promotes forest sustainability and local conservation efforts. The Horizon grant will specifically target the expansion of environmental education programs for school age children.
New Jersey SEEDS, Inc. Amy Ziebarth,
Executive Director
Newark, New Jersey
One year grant of $10,000.00 to support the Core Program, Phase III, in which academically talented, economically disadvantaged, eighth grade students are prepared for the transition from public to independent schools.
Quebec Labrador Foundation Ms. Beth Alling
Director of Development
Ipswich, Massachusetts
One year grant of $16,500.00 to support Discovery Communities, a program that aims to bring awareness of local history and environment to children in rural areas of northwestern Maine.
S.A.F.E. Studio, Inc. Deborah Moules
Executive Director
Ipswich, Massachusetts
One year grant of $10,000.00 to support Adolescents-at-Risk, an art therapy program for youth ages 11 to 18.
Yes! to Youth Mr. Dudley J. Davis
Executive Director
Portland, Maine
One year grant of $13,000.00 to support the Youth Voices on the Environment, a series of environmental education film documentaries created by the Yes! TV’s youth Media Team in collaboration with Maine Lakes Conservancy Institute and Portland Trails.
Young Audiences, New Jersey Kristin Golden Wenger
Executive Director
 
Princeton, New Jersey 
One year grant of $3,500.00 to support Teen Scenes. Students from Princeton High School interview local senior citizens then write, produce, and perform the stories they gather.