103,000 IN GRANTS


The Columbia Foundation will award $103,000 to 19 non-profit organizations in Howard County for projects to benefit residents in areas ofhuman service, cultural and community events.

Recipients are:

Eugene Hoeper Foundation -- $2,000 in seed funding to implement avolunteer support network for chronically ill deaf people.

Adaptive Living -- $8,000 to maintain its supervised residential program for the developmentally disabled.

CASA -- $4,000 in emergency funding to support its work with families experiencing violence and abuse within the home.

Children of Separation and Divorce Center -- $5,000 to seed fund its new organization.

Interfaith Coalition of Compassion -- $3,000 matching grant to expand its eviction prevention program.

Interfaith Day Care Center -- $1,500 matching grant to help purchase a computer that will be used as a learning tool for children.

The Perpetual Revolving Fund, a subsidiary of Columbia Housing --$12,000 for development work on Winter Growth's 15-bed sheltered housing facility for the frail elderly.

Senior Peer Resources -- $1,600 to underwrite the cost of a therapeutic retreat for the elderly.

Voices for Children -- $10,000 as seed funding for the local chapter of Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children.

The Youth Resource Center -- $3,000 to assist in the production and printing of a Youth Resource Directory.

Citizens United for Black Equality -- $500 to underwrite costs of a community forum on the status of the African-American population in Howard County.

The Elk Ridge Heritage Society -- $1,000 to help renovate the Brumbaugh House.

Legacy International -- $1,000 grant for tuition for local high school students in an environmental training program.

The Columbia Festival of theArts -- $42,000 to underwrite the expenses of seven local arts organizations performing in this season's festival.

The Columbia Orchestra -- $400 matching grant to assist with operation expense.

The Howard Community College Educational Foundation -- $2,500 to support performances of Dance Brazil and the San Francisco Mime Company.

The Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra -- $2,000 for a children's concert at Glenelg High School.

Next Ice Age -- $1,000 to help fund its ice dance performances featuring Dorothy Hamill.

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