Recent Grant Activity
C o n G R A N T u l a t i o n s!!
The US Department of Education, $195,000 to expand Language Across the Curriculum, which was matched by BW. The grant supports a full-time professor of Chinese & Business, as well as language training for current faculty who have committed to participating in LAC.
McGregor Fund; $230,000 in support of BW’s Academic Initiatives in Sustainability, which includes three major areas: faculty development, student internships, and the Institute for Sustainable Business Practice. With this support, we will provide a model program for other schools to draw upon as more institutions include sustainability as a requisite component of a liberal arts education. Dr. David Krueger, Professor & Co-Director of the Sustainability Program will oversee this grant award.
The Cleveland Foundation, $38,000 grant award. $22,000 is designated for green building planning for our sustainability house (Hanson Hall) and the remainder is for the Regional Collegiate Consortium: Enhancing Campus Green Practices.
The George Gund Foundation, $25,000 in support of the Regional Collegiate Consortium: Enhancing Campus Green Practices. This consortium will convene representatives from 5-6 local colleges and universities to stimulate the development of green practices on those campuses in areas such as energy, waste and water reductions; the promotion of enhanced campus awareness of green practices and an understanding of the importance of enhanced environmental management systems. An additional $5,000 was awarded by The George Gund Foundation for the Sustainability Symposium to be held March 1-2, 2010.
The Harding Family Charitable Trust, $100,000 was awarded for the Captain Charles A. Harding Yellow Ribbon Scholarship which enables BW to support United States veterans in their pursuit of a Baldwin Wallace education.
Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC), $49,700 for Community Arts Program 2009 and $37,500 to support the BW Conservatory of Music's 2009 Bach and Focus Festivals.
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation; $32,100 to provide access for underserved students from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to participate in String Camp 2009, including "Teachers in Training" program, Band Camp 2009 and Summer Music Institute held at the BW Conservatory of Music. Bryan Bowser and Laura Joss, Conservatory of Music, oversee these summer programs.
The Nord Family Foundation; $20,000; Nordson Corporation Foundation, $9,000; The Community Foundation of Lorain County, $10,000; and The Stocker Foundation, $6,350 will provide access for Lorain County students to participate in String Camp, String Camp "Leaders in Training", Band Camp and Summer Music Institute held at the BW Conservatory of Music.
Stark Community Foundation - SummerTime Kids; $1,800 in support of four Stark County students to attend Band and String Camp 2009.
Ohio College Access Network (OCAN); $5,000 planning grant to support the “Ohio Can! Go to College Campaign”.
OH STEM grant; $224,491. “CSI: College Science Investigation – A Forensics Academy for High School Juniors and Seniors,” is a cooperative effort between Baldwin Wallace University and Cleveland State University, designed to expose students from a variety of backgrounds to potential careers in science and teaching science. The CSI administrators are Dr. Karen Kaye and James Michael Emigh, Division of Education.
Alcoa Foundation, $30,000 for 2010 and $30,000 for 2009; The Reinberger Foundation, $10,000 for 2009 and $23,700 for 2008; Thomas H. White Foundation, $15,000 for 2009-10 and $20,000 for 2008-09; The Eva L. and Joseph M. Bruening Foundation, $20,000 for 2009-2010; The Kent H. Smith Charitable Trust, $20,000; and Workforce Investment Act (WIA), $114,442. BW has secured this funding to support a second cohort of students, from John Adams High School, for the BW Scholars Program. Ladonna Norris is the director of this program.
The Cleveland Foundation, $15,000 and Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC), $15,000 in support of the Academic Immersion and Mentoring (AIM) program. The focus of this program is on collaboration to facilitate access and to align high school, community and college program strategies. Ericka L. Walker-Smith, Assistant Director of Multicultural Recruitment, is the program director.
The George W. Codrington Foundation; $25,000 for the Summer Scholars Program. This program provides an opportunity for selected BW students to pursue research, or other creative activities of their own design, under the supervision of a faculty member during the summer session. The Summer Scholars Program aims to help prepare students to become independent thinkers, creators of knowledge and independent lifelong learners. Dr. G. Andrew Mickley, Professor and Associate Academic Dean, will have primary responsibility for implementing this program.
The Harry K. & Emma R. Fox Foundation; $2,250 for support of Cuyahoga County students at William Cullen Bryant Elementary School to attend String Camp 2010, a Conservatory Outreach program that has the potential to nurture musical talent in students enrolled in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District:. Project Directors are Laura Joss and Bryan Bowser.
Medical Mutual; $24,600 for ongoing support of the HealthCalc Program. These funds will provide ongoing use of the program for the student population and expand its use with a broader based Baldwin Wallace employee group. Dr. Amy Jo Sutterleuty, Health & Physical Education, continues to oversee this program.
The John P. Murphy Foundation, $150,000; National City Bank, $500,000; Parker Hannifin, $500,000; The Lubrizol Foundation, $100,000, Westfield Group, $10,000, The George W. Codrington Charitable Fund, $25,000 Lincoln Electric, $25,000 and Sherwin-Williams, $25,000 awarded grants to support the Center for Science and Innovation. The Center provides a focal point for entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio and nurtures entrepreneurial growth through education, networking and access to strategic resources.
The GAR Foundation, $250,000 towards matching funds for the Northeast Ohio Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program. These funds will help to achieve entrepreneurship across campus to help develop the Center for Innovation and Growth, within the Center for Science and Innovation.
Kulas Foundation, $10,000 to support the 2009 Bach Festival's performance of Art of the Fugue.
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation; $25.050 for 2009 support of Leadership and Public Policy Institute, an initiative of the David Brain Leadership Program. This Institute will engage high school juniors, from urban and suburban schools in Cuyahoga County, in a series of workshops, seminars, and an internship designed to provide the knowledge, skills and experience that will empower them to take on active roles in shaping their community.
The John Huntington Fund for Education; $96,000 for 2009-2010 Scholarships to Cuyahoga County students with focus on technical & scientific studies.
Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC), $15,000 towards the Student Transfer Enrichment Program (STEP). This program builds upon the Baldwin Wallace and Cuyahoga Community College dual admission and cross-registration programs. Accepted students are provided housing and special residential programming, transportation between BW and Tri-C, and support services in advising, mentoring, and career development. Susan Dileno, Vice President for Enrollment Management, is the project director.
The Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; $1,650,000 five-year grant award as part of the Northeast Ohio Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program. BW is among a group of five liberal arts colleges with the opportunity to transform the future of entrepreneurship on campuses across the country. This grant enables BW to significantly expand our programs and outreach in entrepreneurship education while contribuing to the economic growth and competitiveness of Northeast Ohio. Dr. Peter Rea is the Burton D. Morgan Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies.
The Burton D. Morgan Foundation; 1.5 million will endow a chair in entrepreneurship at BW and help provide leadership for campus initiatives to nurture innovation and growth in the region's economy. In addition to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, the holder of the Burton D. Morgan Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies will be responsible for coordinating and expanding current BW programs related to economic development, as well as College outreach to entrepreneurs and interaction with the business community. Another emphasis will be to find ways to integrate entrepreneurial thinking throughout the business curriculum and across the campus.
The Kulas Foundation; $500,000 for a multi-year grant to the BW Conservatory of Music. These funds will be used towards the building of a new Fynette Kulas Chamber Music Hall, which is part of Phase I of the construction and expansion project for our Conservatory of Music.