Grant Report: January, 2010

Title: Workability IV – ARRA (Year 1)
Agency: State of California, Department of Rehabilitation
Project director: Charles Arokiasamy/Erica Ananian-Eastes
Amount of Award: $21,582
Purpose: This grant is an adjunct and enhancement to the services already provided as part of the WAIV cooperative program which will focus on preparation and assistance of the individuals who are served to obtain and maintain meaningful employment.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/CSER

Title: CANFIT MO Project – Kern Count
Agency: CANFIT
Project director: Genoveva Islas-Hooker
Amount of Award: $4,000
Purpose: Funding for the Youth Media Advocacy Training in Bakersfield, CA.
College/School: Health and Human Services/CCROPP

Title: Agricultural Drainage Program Amendment #1
Agency: State of California, Department of Water Resources
Project director: David Zoldoske
Amount of Award: $34,886
Purpose: Additional funding for the Agricultural Drainage Program.
College/School: Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology/CWI

Title: First 5 Evaluation Phase II (Year 1)
Agency: Harder & Co
Project director:  John Capitman
Amount of Award: $86,104
Purpose: Funding to evaluate the First 5 Fresno County program.
College/School: Health and Human Services/CVHPI

Title: CFPIC-California Disproportionality Project
Agency: Child and Family Policy Institute of California
Project director:  Barbara Foster/Jane Middleton
Amount of Award: $180,650
Purpose: Funding to coordinate logistics, including facilities rental, materials and audio visuals, for two two-day Learning Sessions for the California Disproportionality Project.
College/School: Health and Human Services/Social Work Education

Title: CFPIC-California Disproportionality Project
Agency: Child and Family Policy Institute of California
Project director:  Barbara Foster/Jane Middleton
Amount of Award: $180,650
Purpose: Funding to coordinate logistics, including facilities rental, materials and audio visuals, for two two-day Learning Sessions for the California Disproportionality Project.
College/School: Health and Human Services/Social Work Education

Title: CCTA-Linkages Training 2010
Agency: Child and Family Policy Institute of California
Project director:  David Foster/Soledad Caldera-Gammage
Amount of Award: $15,000
Purpose: Funding to provide training and consultation in nine Central California counties that CFPIC administers the Linkages project.
College/School: Health and Human Services/Social Work Education

Title: Workability IV (Year 3)
Agency: State of California, Department of Rehabilitation
Project director:  Charles Arokiasamy/Erica Ananian-Estes
Amount of Award: $113,650
Purpose: Year 3 funding for the Workability IV, which is designed to assist students to prepare and maintain meaningful employment.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/CSER

Title: Jumpstart
Agency: Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc (federal pass through)
Project director:  Neil Dion/Veronica Zarco
Amount of Award: $137,204
Purpose: Funding for the oversight, operation and evaluation of the Jumpstart program at California State University, Fresno.
College/School: Richter Center/Jumpstart

Title: CVSP-TRI Year 3
Agency: CPEC via UCLA
Project director:  James Marshall
Amount of Award: $100,000
Purpose: Year 3 funding for the Central California Science Project – Teacher Retention Initiative.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/C&I

Title: IODP Expedition 317 Canterbury Basin Sea Level
Agency: Consortium for Ocean Leadership
Project director:  Mathieu Richaud
Amount of Award: $22,766
Purpose: Funding for IODP expedition.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/Earth and Environmental Sciences

Title: Fall 2009 Parenting Classes
Agency: Central Valley Regional Center, Inc, (California Department of Education pass-through)
Project director: Criss Wilhite
Amount of Award: $20,000
Purpose: Funding for 4, nine class sessions on parenting.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/Psychology

Title: Assessing the Economic Impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit in California
Agency: New American Foundation
Project director: Antonio Avalos
Amount of Award: $15,000
Purpose: Funding for a report for the New American Foundation calculating the estimated economic impacts of the Earned Income Tax Credit throughout California.
College/School: Social Sciences/Economics

Title: CaMSP 2009-2010
Agency: Washington Union High School District
Project director: Agnes Tuska
Amount of Award: $30,970
Purpose: Funding for intensive training, classroom follow-up, and early fields services by the San Joaquin Valley Math Project for the Washington Unified School District.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/Mathematics

Title: Health Policy Leadership Program Development (Year 1 of 3)
Agency: Hewlett Foundation – Community Leadership Project
Project director: John Capitman
Amount of Award: $20,178
Purpose: Funding for leadership training and organizational development projects.
College/School: Health and Human Services/CVHPI

Title: Health Policy Leadership Program Development
Agency: Packard Foundation
Project director: John Capitman
Amount of Award: $11,010
Purpose: Funding for leadership training and organizational development projects.
College/School: Health and Human Services/CVHPI

Title: Tulare Co Foster Parenting Training 2010
Agency: Tulare County, Health and Human Services Agency
Project director: Barbara Foster
Amount of Award: $14,997
Purpose: Funding for foster parent training sessions,w hich will include parenting strategies, management, county practivce and legal mandates regarding foster children.
College/School: Health and Human Services/Social Work Education

Title: Commonwealth/Brandeis CHC Project
Agency: Brandeis University
Project director: John Capitman
Amount of Award: $41,898
Purpose: Funding to assist Brandeis University with site visits and developing in-depth reports on community health centers in California and Massachusetts.
College/School: Health and Human Services/CVHPI