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Spring 2008 Lifelong Learning Grants

Organization Name
Program Title


Early Education System


Coalition for School Readiness in Kansas Fund
Kansas Coalition for School Readiness

 $      100,000

Mid-America Regional Council Community Services Corporation
Kansas City Early Learning Initiative

 $      300,000

The Family Conservancy
Data Management and Child Care Resource and Referral Services

 $        59,400

Francis Institute for Child and Youth Development
Francis Resource Center

 $      356,537

Kansas Action for Children, Inc.
General operating support

 $        20,000

Partnership for Children
General operating support

 $        50,000

Parents' Ability - System or Wide Community Reach

Reach Out and Read Kansas City
General operating support

 $        50,000

Homefront (The Family Conservancy)
General operating support

 $        35,000

Kansas City Area Parents as Teachers Consortium (Olathe Schools)
General operating support

 $        25,000

Parents' Ability - High-Risk Parents, Limited Reach

Swope Corridor Renaissance/Upper Room Inc
Upper Room Family Literacy Program

 $        15,000

DeLaSalle Education Center
Parent and Child Education Support Program (PACES)

 $        40,000

Operation Breakthrough
Family Nurturing Program

 $        19,763

Gordon Parks Elementary School
Hand-In-Hand: Parents and Teachers Together

 $           5,300

Total Number:


Total Amount:

 $  1,076,000