Grants Made in Grants Awarded - 2018
Arts, Culture, Humanities $1,112,000
Carolina Ballet, Inc.
For: Support of the Ballet’s performances of The Nutcracker at the Durham Performing Arts Center
Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc.
Durham Symphony Incorporated
For: Free classical concert with Kidznotes at Emily Krzyzewski Center – $2,500; Hillsborough Pops in the Park Concert – $6,500
F. M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
First Night Morris, Inc.
Lincoln Center Theater
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Mayo Performing Arts Center
Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union
Toward the acquisition of the Washington to the Marquis de Chastellux letter of May 10, 1783 highlighting philanthropy and benevolence
New Jersey Performing Arts Center Corporation
New Jersey Theatre Alliance
Toward the $1 million Alliance Endowment Campaign – $10,000
North Carolina Museum of Life and Science
Paper Mill Playhouse
Roundabout Theatre Company, Inc.
State Theatre Center for the Arts, Inc.
The Discovery Orchestra, Inc.
In honor of Sandra Brown Sherman
The Frick Collection
The Growing Stage, The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Morris Museum, Inc.
The Newark Museum Association
The Sarah P. Duke Gardens
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Inc.
For: Capital improvements at the F. M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre – $60,000
The Violet Festival
For: The Violet Festival in Dolgeville, NY
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/PlayMakers Repertory Company
For: Playmakers Repertory Company-toward education and outreach programs
Washington Association of New Jersey
Weatherspoon Art Museum
Toward the 45th Annual Art on Paper Exhibition
Bill of Rights Institute
Toward the Family Living Room, within the new Osborne Family Resource Center, to be named in honor of Max Spann, Sr. and his family – $25,000; like amount for like use pledged in 2019 and 2020
Dolgeville Central School
For: Jonathan A. Vedder Commencement Award (this grant comprised our total support through 2019)
Toward the comprehensive campus signage plan – $75,000; like amount for like use pledged for July of 2019
Durham Academy, Inc.
For: Reserved for a Future Decision fund – $350,000; for the Annual Fund – $20,000
Emily K Center, Inc.
For: Support of the Game Changer Campaign – $100,000 toward Encourage Durham Youth (endowment); $35,000 toward Empowering Students (programming and operations)
Toward the Adrienne Kirby Family Literacy Project
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
For: Teaching Literacy through History program in the Dover, Madison, and Morristown school districts during the 2018-2019 academic year
Gill St. Bernard’s School
For: Capital projects
Greens Farms Academy, Inc.
Toward endowment support of Phase II of the Lead with Excellence capital campaign – $50,000; for the Annual Giving Fund – $20,000 in 2016, 2017, and 2018
Greensboro Day School
Institute for Humane Studies
Lafayette College / Alumni (Annual) Fund
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 – $15,000; Class of ’87 – $5,000; Class of ’13 – $1,000
Lafayette College / Alumni Endowment
For: Alumni Association Endowment Fund
Lafayette College / Bailey Endowment
For: Carolyn Huntington Bailey Health Center Endowment Fund
Lafayette College / F. M. Kirby Foundation, Inc. Scholars Fund
For: The F. M. Kirby Foundation, Inc. Scholars Fund-toward the President’s Challenge for Financial Aid
Lafayette College / Kirby Athletic Merit Scholarships Annual Fund
For: Kirby Athletic Merit Scholarships Annual Fund
Lafayette College / Kirby Athletics Enhancement Endowment Fund
For: Kirby Athletics Enhancement Endowment Fund
Lafayette College / Kirby Athletics Enhancement Gift Funds
For: Kirby Athletics Enhancement Gift Fund
Lafayette College / Maroon Club
For: Maroon Club – $6,000; Friends of Lafayette Football Program – $13,000; Maroon Club- Lacrosse Program – $25,000 (Men’s – $10,000 and Women’s – $15,000); Maroon Club- Swimming Program – $6,000
Liberty Science Center, Inc.
Literacy Volunteers of Morris County, Inc.
Toward Rise & Flourish: The Campaign for Newark Academy for the renovation and expansion of the auditorium (along with all funds in the Reserved for Future Decision Fund) – $87,500 in 2018 and $87,500 pledged for 2019 for like use
North Carolina State University Foundation, Inc./NCSU Libraries
Phillips Exeter Academy
Toward the Exeter Fund in honor of Dr. Wilson M. Compton, Class of ’77
Preschool Advantage, Inc.
Toward preschool scholarship assistance for Morris County residents – $20,000; for one-time support toward the Preschool 100: Education for a Better Future campaign – $50,000
Reach Out and Read New Jersey
For: Efforts in Morris County
Rising Tide Capital, Inc.
Rutgers University Foundation/Rutgers School of Nursing-Newark and New Brunswick
To support the Nursing Science Research and Faculty Career Development Program
St. Vincent College
For: Support of the 2018 Civitas Forum on Principles and Policies for Public Life
Students 2 Science, Inc.
For: The East Hanover-based operations
Teach For America, Inc.
For: Greater Newark – $40,000; Eastern North Carolina – $30,000
The Fund for American Studies
The Hill Learning Center, Inc.
In support of the Hill Center’s 40th Anniversary-for general operations – $80,000; for Hill faculty professional development – $20,000
The Lawrenceville School
For: Support of the new field house/dining center complex
The Leader in Me Lehigh Valley
Toward The Leader in Me Program in Forks Elementary and Palmer Elementary Schools in Easton, PA
The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc.
The Peck School
Toward The Peck Promise: The Campaign for Excellence Elevated, specifically projects to be completed in the F. M. Kirby Family Lower School – $125,000; $125,000 pledged in 2019 and 2020 for like use
Wake Forest University
For: The Wake Forest Fund
Toward the Allan P. and Marian Sutherland Kirby Center for Creative Arts Endowment Fund
Zeta Psi Educational Foundation
For: The Kirby Presidents Leadership Conference at Lafayette College held in January 2018
Environment and Animal $1,177,500
Adirondack Land Trust, Inc.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Inc.
For: Continued efforts to enact legislation and policies to prevent future forest pest introduction in the U.S.
Coastal Land Trust (formerly known as North Carolina Coastal Land Trust)
Conservation Trust for North Carolina
Eastern Environmental Law Center, Inc.
Eno River Association
Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.
Toward science-based policy solutions to protect the Adirondacks from acid deposition
Great Swamp Watershed Association
For: Program Services
Greater Newark Conservancy, Inc.
For: Community Greening Program
Grow It Green Morristown, Inc.
Harding Land Trust, Inc.
For: Gatehouse property beautification effort – $5,000
New Jersey Audubon Society
New Jersey Conservation Foundation
New Jersey Highlands Coalition
For: The Small Grant Program
Protect the Adirondacks, Inc.
For: Continued support of the Adirondack Lakes Assessment Program (ALAP) – $15,000
Regional Plan Association, Inc.
For: New Jersey programs
Rowan University Foundation
Toward the NJ Municipal Asset Profiler (NJMAP) project
South Eastern Efforts Developing Sustainable Spaces, Inc.
Southern Environmental Law Center
For: Continued efforts in North Carolina
The Adirondack Council, Inc.
Toward management and organization of regional acid rain conference in the fall of 2018 – $25,000
The Bald Head Island Conservancy, Inc.
The Land Conservancy of New Jersey
The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey
Toward the Campaign for the Real Nature of New Jersey – $25,000 toward stewardship endowment for land acquired in northwestern New Jersey; toward the New Jersey Chapter Operations endowment – $35,000
The Nature Conservancy/Adirondack Chapter
The Trust for Public Land
For: New Jersey programs only
Triangle Land Conservancy, Inc.
Trout Unlimited, Inc.
Toward the Upper Delaware Watershed Home Rivers Initiative in New Jersey – $25,000
American Cancer Society, Inc./Eastern Division
For: Programs in the Northwest New Jersey Region – $30,000; National Home Office-Extramural Research support in immunotherapy – $220,000
Cancer Research Institute, Inc.
For: The Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, Inc.
Toward two CCF Research Fellowship Awards
Foundation for Morristown Medical Center, Inc.
Toward renovations to the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center (Going Forward Campaign) – $125,000 in 2018 and $125,000 pledged for like use for 2019
Hospital For Special Surgery
For: Support of research directed toward better treatment and prevention of osteoarthritis
Toward Beta Cell Replacement research
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Toward creating a pediatric interactive rehabilitation device
Little Falls Hospital
Toward the new construction of the Walker D. Kirby Primary Care Center (including the wellness community space) in Dolgeville, NY – $420,000 in 2018; $415,000 pledged for April of 2019 and January of 2020 for like use
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Toward renewed support of the F. M. Kirby Foundation Brain Tumor Research Fund
For: Support of the Neuroscience Institute at Overlook Medical Center
Scheie Eye Institute
For: Capital equipment for the F. M. Kirby Center for Molecular Ophthalmology
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc./New Jersey Chapter
For: Ongoing Acute Myeloid Leukemia research within the Beat AML Initiative
The Rockefeller University
Toward the purchase of an ultrafast laser scanning resonant confocal microscope
United Network for Organ Sharing
Toward the Timely Donor Referral (Universal EMR Application) Proof-of-Concept project
Yale University/School of Medicine
Toward operational costs of the CNNR Imaging Facility
Human Services $3,815,000
ABC of NC Child Development Center
For: One-time support toward the Hello World capital campaign
American Red Cross/National Headquarters
For: National Disaster Relief Fund
American Red Cross/New Jersey Crossroads Chapter
Toward disaster relief in Morris County, NJ – $67,500; toward blood donor programs in Morris County, NJ – $7,500
American Red Cross/Northeastern Pennsylvania Community Chapter
Toward disaster relief operations in Luzerne County, specifically Wilkes-Barre and Wyoming Valley, PA
BluePath Service Dogs, Inc.
Bob Woodruff Foundation
Boy Scouts of America/Patriots’ Path Council, Inc.
For: Morris County programs
Cancer Hope Network, Inc.
Caring House, Inc.
Center for Child & Family Health
Cheshire Home, Inc.
Toward expansion of the physical therapy center
Community Hope, Inc.
Cornerstone Family Programs
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Morris & Sussex Counties, Inc.
Covenant House New Jersey, Inc.
Toward the Crisis/Community Service Center in Newark
Daytop Village of New Jersey, Inc.
East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI)
For: Support to engage HillRAP students at Y.E. Elementary in the EDCI Parent Advocate and various out-of-school learning programs
Employment Horizons, Inc.
For: One-time support toward an Integrated Case Management System – $10,000
Fred M. & Jessie A. Kirby Episcopal House, Inc.
Toward the Fred M. and Jessie A. Kirby Episcopal House restoration and systems integration
Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey, Inc.
For: Morris County programs
Gladney Center for Adoption
Good Grief, Inc.
For: Support of the Morristown location only
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc.
Habitat for Humanity Orange County, N.C., Inc.
Homeless Solutions, Inc.
For: The Chore Program for Morris County residents only
Housing for New Hope, Inc.
Interfaith Food Pantry, Inc.
JBWS (formerly known as Jersey Battered Women’s Service)
Madison Area YMCA
Toward the F. M. Kirby Children’s Center Annual Scholarship Fund
Madison Area YMCA
Toward the F. M. Kirby Children’s Center Annual Scholarship Fund – $85,000; toward the Our Community Our Future campaign – $140,000 in 2017; $135,000 in 2018; $135,000 pledged in 2019 for the campaign along with all funds in the RFD account
Mane Stream, Inc. (formerly known as Somerset Hills Handicapped Riding Center)
Market Street Mission, Inc.
For: Support of the Morristown operation only
Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, Inc.
For: Morris County programs and services
Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs
For: The Center for Citizenship and Legal Immigration – $20,000; toward the Justice for All initiative – $5,000
Morris County Prevention Is Key, Inc.
For: Morris County Programs
Morris Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
For: Projects in Morris County only
Mountaintop Hose Company No. 1
Toward the purchase of a heavy-duty rescue truck
National Council For Adoption
New Jersey AIDS Services, Inc.
New Vernon Volunteer Fire Department Fund
Toward replacement of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) cylinders
NewBridge Services, Inc.
NJ 2-1-1 Partnership (formerly known as First Call For Help, Inc.)
Toward one-time support of the Coordinated Entry and Assessment project
North Carolina Arts in Action, Inc.
Orange Congregations in Mission
P.G. Chambers School, Inc.
For: Comprehensive Early Intervention Program
Plaid House, Inc.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
For: The Health Care Division – Clinical Operations
Planned Parenthood Keystone
For: General operating support, particularly Luzerne and Northampton Counties
Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern New Jersey, Inc.
For: General operating support in Morris County only
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic
Toward education programs and support services in Durham and Orange counties Raleigh NC 2018 Human Services
Re-Creation USA, Inc.
Stratford Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.
Toward the replacement of the roofs at the fire station
Summit Speech School
Toward the replacement of the HVAC system – $15,000
The ARC/Morris County Chapter, New Jersey, Inc.
For: Morris County Adaptive Recreational Program
The Greater Morristown YMCA, Inc.
For: Direct financial aid for Morris County residents only, through the Annual Support Campaign
The Salvation Army/Morristown Area Services
For: Emergency Assistance for Morris County residents – $7,500
The Seeing Eye, Inc.
United Way of Northern New Jersey
For: General allocation to partner agencies in Morris County only
United Way of the Greater Triangle, Inc.
For: Orange and Durham Counties collaborative partnership support – $160,000; for Orange and Durham Counties Basic Needs support – $40,000
United Way of Wyoming Valley
For: Annual allocations to community-based social service agencies and programs
USA Swimming Foundation
For: Support of Make a Splash efforts in New Jersey and the Durham and Orange Counties of North Carolina
Zufall Health Center, Inc.
For: The Morristown Health Clinic
Mutual Membership Benefit $96,000
Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, Inc.
Toward specific programs for family philanthropies – $2,750
GuideStar USA, Inc.
The Philanthropy Roundtable
For: General operating support, other than lobbying, for The Alliance for Charitable Reform – $10,000
Public Affairs/Society Benefit $1,335,000
Action On Smoking & Health
America’s Future Foundation
American Council of Trustees and Alumni
American Council on Science and Health
Atlantic Legal Foundation
Center for Immigration Studies, Inc.
Center For Individual Rights
Center for Non-Profit Corporations, Inc.
Toward one-time support of the Center’s comprehensive New Jersey Non-Profit Compensation and Diversity Survey – $5,000
Federation For American Immigration Reform
For: Research, analysis, and educational activities (non- lobbying) that provide statistical and practical impacts of legislative remedies
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Inc.
Garden State Initiative, Inc.
Guttmacher Institute, Inc.
Hudson Institute, Inc.
To support the Center for American Common Culture
Institute for American Values
Toward the Better Angels Initiative
Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Inc.
Just Facts, Inc.
National Association of Scholars, Inc.
National Right To Work Legal Defense Foundation, Inc.
For: Continued efforts to thwart union compulsory political activities
North Carolina Public Radio – WUNC
PAI (formerly known as Population Action International)
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Rutgers University Foundation/Answer
Toward comprehensive sexuality education
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, Inc.
The Center for Education Reform
For: Support of the Rural Education Opportunity Demonstration Project
The Center for Security Policy, Inc.
Toward support of the Infrastructure Security and National Security Initiatives
The Institute for Family Studies
Toward support of the educational video initiative “Straight Talk About the Success Sequence”
The Lexington Institute
The University of North Carolina Center for Public Television
For: One-time support for Linking the Earliest Learners with Excellent Resources initiative
For: One-time support toward Morris Area Bike Share
Young America’s Foundation
Episcopal Preaching Foundation, Inc.
Grace Episcopal Church
For: Capital improvements
Grace Episcopal Church/Kingston
For: One-time support toward major repair work on the church organ
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
Toward the Capital Lighting Restoration Campaign – $10,000
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church/Durham
Toward the Education in Ministry: The Final Step project
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church/Wilkes-Barre
Toward repairs to stained glass windows
A.P. Kirby, Jr. Family Fund
For: A donor advised fund at the Community Foundation of New Jersey for the benefit of the A.P. Kirby, Jr. Family Fund
Ann K. Kirby Foundation
For: The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia for the benefit of the Ann K. Kirby Foundation
The Acorn Hill Fund
For: A donor advised fund at the BNY Mellon Charitable Gift Fund for the benefit of The Acorn Hill Fund