Grant Report: March 2010

Title: San Joaquin Valley Mathematics Project STIR
Agency: UCLA (pass-through via California Post Secondary Education Commission)
Project director: Karen Arth/Carol Fry Bohlin
Amount of Award: $50,000
Purpose: Additional funds for the Teachers to Increase Retention program in the San Joaquin Valley.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/C&I

Title: San Joaquin Valley Mathematics Project
Agency: Sanger Unified School District
Project director: Karen Arth/Carol Fry Bohlin
Amount of Award: $15,000
Purpose: For services for the California Math Science Partnership grant I the San Joaquin Valley.
College/School: Kremen School of Education and Human Development/C&I

Title: Endocrine Control of Appetite and Growth during Stress (Year 1 of 3)
Agency: USDA AFRI
Project director: Larry Riley
Amount of Award: $148,341
Purpose: Funding to study the hormonal control regulating appetite, growth, metabolism in teleosts.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/Biology

Title: Air Quality Impacts of Dairy Facilities in Central California (Year 1 of 3)
Agency: USDA CSREES
Project director: Alam Hasson/Segun Ogunjemiyo
Amount of Award: $174,461
Purpose: To improve our understanding of the impacts of dairy facilities on regional air quality (ozone and odor) and to increase the number and diversity of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students entering agricultural research careers and graduate programs.
College/School: Science and Mathematics-Social Sciences/Biology-Geography

Title: Business Support in Blue Technology
Agency: Central Valley Business Incubator
Project director: David Zoldoske
Amount of Award: $73,058
Purpose: Funding for developing partnership relationships to establish Fresno as a World Leader in Water Technology.
College/School: Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology/ICWT

Title: BHC Planning Sessions Support
Agency: Central California Legal Services
Project director: John Capitman
Amount of Award: $3,547
Purpose: Funding to assist in the development of a 10-year plan and a logic model for the Building Healthy Communities program.
College/School: Health and Human Services/CVHPI

Title: EDD One Stop Center Branding Survey
Agency: San Francisco State University
Project director: Ed Nelson
Amount of Award: $41,150
Purpose: Funding for the One Stop Center Branding Survey which will consist of 3000 telephone surveys, conducted in English or Spanish, of California residents, age 18-60.
College/School: Social Sciences/Sociology

Title: Marine Benthic Habitat Mapping of Point Reyes National Seashore
Agency: US Department of Interior - CESU
Project director: Fraka Harmsen
Amount of Award: $104,810
Purpose: Funding for a comprehensive marine benthic habitat and geological maps that will construct for the Point Reyes National Seashore by compiling available geophysical mapping data.
College/School: Science and Mathematics/Dean’s Office

Title: Merced County PQCR
Agency: Merced County Human Services
Project director: Barbara Foster
Amount of Award: $28,890
Purpose: Funding for coordination and facilitation of Peer Quality Case Review activities for Child Welfare Services.
College/School: Health and Human Services/DSWE

Title: Merced County PQCR
Agency: Merced County Human Services
Project director: Barbara Foster
Amount of Award: $28,890
Purpose: Funding for coordination and facilitation of Peer Quality Case Review activities for Child Welfare Services.
College/School: Health and Human Services/DSWE

Title: Fresno COG Mini-Grant
Agency: Fresno COG
Project director: Gilda Zarate-Gonzalez
Amount of Award: $2,500
Purpose: For development of Community-Based Outreach/Public Involvement for Fresno Forward 2011 Regional Transportation plan.
College/School: Health and Human Services/CCROPP