The Columbia Foundation, an independent community foundation, has announced $94,000 in grants to fund new projects in the areas of human service, art and culture and education. They include:
Human services grants
AAH-TUL Care Ltd., $5,500 to assist with improvements at the Clarksville facility that provides assisted living for the elderly.
Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Howard County, $1,500 to help increase membership while collaborating with other organizations that serve the mentally ill.
Each One Reach One, $12,000 to help provide educational summer camp for at-risk middle school children with year-round follow-up.
Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland, $10,000 to continue social work at Deep Run and Laurel Woods elementary schools.
FISH, $2,000 to provides emergency services to Howard County families in crisis.
Richcroft Inc., $2,000 to assist with repairs and improvements to a house for the developmentally disabled.
Urban Rural Transportation Alliance, $3,000 to upgrade the computer network to improve transportation services to handicapped and disabled people.
Arts and cultural grants
Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts Inc., $13,000 to develop professionally produced audio and visual materials for the "Labels" project.
Columbia Festival, $25,000 to support the eighth annual celebration.
The Ellicott City Ballet Guild, $500 to assist in contracting professional dancers to consult with dance students in August.
The Heifetz International Music Institute, $2,000 to fund its efforts to begin a community outreach program, in collaboration with the Candlelight Concert Society, that would attract 25 gifted violin students.
Howard Community College Education Foundation Inc., $3,000 to support diverse programming at the Rep Stage Company and its 1996-1997 season.
Music in Common Inc., $2,000 to fund seven regional chamber music concerts.
Education and community service grants
Howard County Center for African-American Culture, $2,500 to help fund the Underground Railway Project.
The Howard County Conservancy Inc., $10,000 to develop the programs and facilities at Mount Pleasant Farm.
Pub Date: 5/19/96