Congratulations to the 2011 ED Promise Neighborhood Grantees!

19 Dec 2011 |

The Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink congratulates the recipients of the FY 2011 US Department of Education Promise Neighborhoods grants.

The five Promise Neighborhoods implementation grantees are:

  • Berea College (Clay, Jackson, and Owsley Counties, Ky.)
  • California State University – East Bay (Hayward, Calif.)
  • Northside Achievement Zone (Minneapolis, Minn.)
  • United Way of San Antonio & Bexar County, Inc. (San Antonio, Texas)
  • Westminster Foundation (Buffalo, N.Y.)

The 15 Promise Neighborhoods planning grantees are:

  • Black Family Development (Detroit, Mich.)
  • CAMBA (New York)
  • Campo Band of Mission Indians (Campo, Calif.)
  • Catholic Charities of Albany (Hudson, N.Y.)
  • Children Youth and Family Services (Charlottesville, Va.)
  • Community Action Project of Tulsa (Tulsa, Okla.)
  • Elmezzi Foundation (New York)
  • Martha O’Bryan Center (Nashville, Tenn.)
  • Mercer University (Macon, Ga.)
  • Meriden Children’s First (Meriden, Conn.)
  • Mission Economic Development Agency (San Francisco)
  • Ohio University (Glouster, Ohio)
  • Reading and Beyond (Fresno, Calif.)
  • SGA Youth and Family Services (Chicago)
  • South Bay Community Services (Chula Vista, Calif.)

We are so pleased to see so many groups from our Promise Neighborhood network on this list, and excited to get to know the others. Our work to build this movement continues with all Promise Neighborhoods, whether or not they received federal grants. 2012 will be an exciting year!