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Education Grants Made in 2014

Bill of Rights Institute Arlington, VA

$30,000Payment Date: 10/31/2014

Bonnie Brae Liberty Corner, NJ

$20,000Payment Date: 1/31/2014

Dolgeville Central School Dolgeville, NY

$4,000Payment Date: 4/30/2014

For: Jonathan A. Vedder Commencement Award (this grant comprised our total support through 2015)

Drew University Madison, NJ

$110,000Payment Date: 12/15/2014

Toward the renovation of the Ehinger Center (student center) parking lot-$110,000 in 2014 and 2015

Durham Academy, Inc. Durham, NC

$20,000Payment Date: 7/31/2014

Dwight School Foundation New York, NY

$15,000Payment Date: 5/30/2014

Emily K Center, Inc. Durham, NC

$27,500Payment Date: 10/31/2014

Fairfield University Fairfield, CT

$12,500Payment Date: 10/31/2014

Toward the Adrienne Kirby Family Literacy Project

Greens Farms Academy, Inc. Westport, CT

$115,000Payment Date: 12/15/2014

For: Support of the Performing Arts Center within the Lead with Excellence capital campaign-$100,000; for the Annual Fund-$15,000

Greensboro Day School Greensboro, NC

$20,000Payment Date: 4/30/2014

JerseyCAN Cranford, NJ

$25,000Payment Date: 4/30/2014

Lafayette College / Alumni (Annual) Fund Easton, PA

$33,500Payment Date: 4/14/2014

For: Alumni Fund – Class of ’68-$7,500 in honor of William J. Raver; Class of ’80-$5,000; Class of ’81-$5,000; Class of ’84-$10,000; Class of ’87-$5,000; Class of ’13-$1,000

Lafayette College / Bailey Endowment Easton, PA

$7,500Payment Date: 4/14/2014

For: Carolyn Huntington Bailey Health Center Endowment Fund

Lafayette College / Kirby Athletics Enhancement Endowment Fund Easton, PA

$200,000Payment Date: 4/14/2014

For: Kirby Athletics Enhancement Endowment Fund

Lafayette College / Kirby Athletics Enhancement Gift Fund Easton, PA

$275,000Payment Date: 4/14/2014

For: Kirby Athletics Enhancement Gift Fund

Lafayette College / Maroon Club Easton, PA

$37,000Payment Date: 4/14/2014

For: Maroon Club-$5,000; Friends of Lafayette Football Program-$12,000; Maroon Club-Lacrosse Program (Men’s and Women’s)-$15,000; Maroon Club-Swimming Program-$5,000

Lafayette College / Morris Williams Center for the Arts Easton, PA

$250,000Payment Date: 4/14/2014

For: The Friends of Morris William Center for the Arts and the Williams Arts Campus

Liberty Science Center, Inc. Jersey City, NJ

$35,000Payment Date: 10/31/2014

Literacy Volunteers of Morris County, Inc. Morristown, NJ

$35,000Payment Date: 7/31/2014

This grant comprised our total support through 2015

Marian Sutherland Kirby Library Mountaintop, PA

$500,000Payment Date: 9/15/2014

Toward the Marian Sutherland Kirby Endowment Fund

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship New York, NY

$100,000Payment Date: 4/14/2014

Toward domestic programs

New Jersey Action Coalition Princeton, NJ

$20,000Payment Date: 9/30/2014

Toward the Navigators for Nurses Educational Progression to a BSN degree initiative

Newark Boys Chorus School Newark, NJ

$7,500Payment Date: 4/30/2014

Nightingale-Bamford School New York, NY

$10,000Payment Date: 4/30/2014

North Carolina State University Foundation, Inc./NCSU Libraries Raleigh, NC

$25,000Payment Date: 12/22/2014

Oldfields School, Inc. Sparks Glencoe, MD

$25,000Payment Date: 3/31/2014

Preschool Advantage, Inc. Morristown, NJ

$17,500Payment Date: 6/30/2014

Toward preschool scholarship assistance for Morris County residents

Rising Tide Capital, Inc. Jersey City, NJ

$15,000Payment Date: 10/31/2014

Rutgers University Foundation/Rutgers School of Nursing-Newark & New Brunswick Newark, NJ

$150,000Payment Date: 4/14/2014

To support the Nursing Science Research and Faculty Career Development Program

Seeds – Access Changes Everything Newark, NJ

$25,000Payment Date: 4/30/2014

St. Vincent College Latrobe, PA

$25,000Payment Date: 12/22/2014

For: Support of the 2015 Civitas Forum on Principles and Policies for Public Life

Student U Durham, NC

$30,000Payment Date: 6/30/2014

The AOPA Foundation, Inc. (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) Frederick, MD

$15,000Payment Date: 6/30/2014

Toward pilot safety programs

The Browning School New York, NY

$15,000Payment Date: 5/30/2014

The English-Speaking Union of the United States New York, NY

$15,000Payment Date: 12/22/2014

The Fund for American Studies Washington, DC

$35,000Payment Date: 7/31/2014

The Fuqua School of Business Durham, NC

$530,000Payment Date: 9/15/2014

For: The Annual Fund-$30,000; Reserved for Future Decision Fund-$500,000

The Hill Learning Center, Inc. Durham, NC

$250,000Payment Date: 12/16/2014

For: Support of Scale-Up of the Hill Reading Achievement Program (HillRAP)-$250,000 in 2013, 2014, and 2015

The Lawrenceville School Lawrenceville, NJ

$750,000Payment Date: 4/14/2014

For: The F.M. Kirby Science Center Endowment Fund-$550,000; for the Kirby House Endowment Fund-$150,000; for the Culbertson Family Scholarship Fund-$50,000 (in memory of Dr. Jack H. Culbertson)

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc. Irving, TX

$100,000Payment Date: 12/15/2014

The Peck School Morristown, NJ

$25,000Payment Date: 11/26/2014

For: The Annual Giving Fund

Union College Schenectady, NY

$15,000Payment Date: 3/31/2014

Virginia Episcopal School Lynchburg, VA

$50,000Payment Date: 11/26/2014

Toward the current capital campaign and to complement F.M. Kirby’s original gifts in 1916 and 1930

Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC

$1,025,000Payment Date: 12/15/2014

To establish the Kirby-Horton Access and Opportunity Endowment Fund within the Office of Personal and Career Development (OPCD)-$1,000,000 in 2014 and $500,000 in 2015; for the Wake Forest Fund-$25,000 in 2014

Wyoming Seminary Kingston, PA

$750,000Payment Date: 1/3/2014

Toward the creation & construction of the Allan P. and Marian Sutherland Kirby Center for Creative Arts-$1,500,000 from the RFD account plus $6,000,000 payable between 2010 and 2014

Zeta Psi Educational Foundation Pearl River, NY

$25,000Payment Date: 1/31/2014

For: The Kirby Presidents Leadership Conference at Lafayette College held in January 2014

Program Area Total: $5,822,000