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Education Grants Made in 2015

Bill of Rights Institute Arlington, VA

$30,000Payment Date: 9/30/2015

Drew University Madison, NJ

$110,000Payment Date: 12/14/2015

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: 7/31/2015

Emily K Center, Inc. Durham, NC

$30,000Payment Date: 11/30/2015

Fairfield University Fairfield, CT

$15,000Payment Date: 10/30/2015

Toward the Adrienne Kirby Family Literacy Project-$12,000; toward replacement of two project computers-$3,000

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History New York, NY

$75,000Payment Date: 3/31/2015

For: Teaching Literacy through History program in the Dover, Madison, and Morristown school districts during the 2015-2016 academic year

Gill St. Bernard’s School Gladstone, NJ

$250,000Payment Date: 9/15/2015

For: Fulfillment of challenge grant toward the proposed performing arts and community center-$250,000 in 2015 and 2016

Greens Farms Academy, Inc. Westport, CT

$20,000Payment Date: 12/23/2015

For: The Annual Giving Fund

Greensboro Day School Greensboro, NC

$20,000Payment Date: 3/31/2015

Institute for Humane Studies Arlington, VA

$30,000Payment Date: 4/30/2015

JerseyCAN Cranford, NJ

$30,000Payment Date: 4/30/2015

For: JerseyCAN’s advocacy efforts in collaboration with Pre-K Our Way-$5,000

Kirby Free Library of Salisbury Salisbury Center, NY

$8,835Payment Date: 11/30/2015

For: Capital improvements

Lafayette College / Alumni (Annual) Fund Easton, PA

$33,500Payment Date: 4/13/2015

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 / Athletic Directors Fund Easton, PA

$10,000Payment Date: 4/13/2015

For: The Athletic Directors Fund in honor of Jim Finnen, the “Golden Voice” of Lafayette College athletics for over 50 years

Lafayette College / Bailey Endowment Easton, PA

$10,000Payment Date: 4/13/2015

For: Carolyn Huntington Bailey Health Center Endowment Fund

Lafayette College / Kirby Athletics Enhancement Endowment Fund Easton, PA

$175,000Payment Date: 4/13/2015

For: Kirby Athletics Enhancement Endowment Fund

Lafayette College / Kirby Athletics Enhancement Gift Fund Easton, PA

$250,000Payment Date: 4/13/2015

For: Kirby Athletics Enhancement Gift Fund

Lafayette College / Maroon Club Easton, PA

$40,000Payment Date: 4/13/2015

For: Maroon Club-$5,000; Friends of Lafayette Football Program-$12,000; Maroon Club-Lacrosse Program (Men’s and Women’s)-$18,000; Maroon Club-Swimming Program-$5,000

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

$200,000Payment Date: 4/13/2015

For: Williams Arts Campus

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship New York, NY

$85,000Payment Date: 4/13/2015

Toward domestic programs

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

$25,000Payment Date: 11/30/2015

Philip’s Education Partners/Philip’s Academy (formerly known as St. Philip’s Academy) Newark, NJ

$15,000Payment Date: 2/27/2015

Phillips Exeter Academy Exeter, NH

$10,000Payment Date: 6/30/2015

Toward the Campaign for Performing Arts in honor of Dr. Wilson M. Compton, Class of ’77

Preschool Advantage, Inc. Morristown, NJ

$20,000Payment Date: 6/30/2015

Toward preschool scholarship assistance for Morris County residents

Rising Tide Capital, Inc. Jersey City, NJ

$20,000Payment Date: 12/23/2015

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

$125,000Payment Date: 4/13/2015

To support the Nursing Science Research and Faculty Career Development Program

Seeds – Access Changes Everything Newark, NJ

$25,000Payment Date: 4/30/2015

St. Vincent College Latrobe, PA

$25,000Payment Date: 12/23/2015

For: Support of the 2016 Civitas Forum on Principles and Policies for Public Life

Student U Durham, NC

$37,500Payment Date: 5/29/2015

Teach For America, Inc./New Jersey Newark, NJ

$70,000Payment Date: 2/27/2015

For: Greater Newark-$40,000; Eastern North Carolina-$30,000

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

$15,000Payment Date: 8/31/2015

Toward pilot safety programs

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

$7,500Payment Date: 12/23/2015

The Fund for American Studies Washington, DC

$35,000Payment Date: 7/31/2015

The Fuqua School of Business Durham, NC

$430,000Payment Date: 9/14/2015

For: The Annual Fund-$30,000; Reserved for Future Decision Fund-$400,000

The Hill Learning Center, Inc. Durham, NC

$250,000Payment Date: 12/14/2015

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

The Lawrenceville School Lawrenceville, NJ

$700,000Payment Date: 4/13/2015

For: The F.M. Kirby Math and Science Center Maintenance Endowment Fund-$550,000; for the Kirby House Endowment Fund-$150,000

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

$90,000Payment Date: 12/11/2015

The Peck School Morristown, NJ

$25,000Payment Date: 12/23/2015

For: The Annual Giving Fund

Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC

$500,000Payment Date: 12/14/2015

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

Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC

$25,000Payment Date: 12/23/2015

For: The Wake Forest Fund

Wyoming Seminary Kingston, PA

$100,000Payment Date: 12/11/2015

To establish the Allan P. and Marian Sutherland Kirby Center for Creative Arts Endowment Fund, along with all funds in the Reserved for Future Decision Fund

Zeta Psi Educational Foundation Pearl River, NY

$25,000Payment Date: 1/30/2015

For: The Kirby Presidents Leadership Conference at Lafayette College held in January 2015

Program Area Total: $4,017,335