* Hubbard Street Dance Chicago received two-year, $200,000 grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for strategic planning, National Choreographic Competition and new work or revival for 2007-08 season.
* ArtsPower National Touring Theatre, Montclair, N.J., received $2,000 grant from Montclair Foundation to provide free seating for underprivileged to Family Theatre Series; received $6,500 grant from Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation for adaptation of Bemelman’s “Madeline and the Bad Hat;” theatre to present 17 free school performances of “My Heart in a Suitcase.”
* Abyssinian Development Corporation, New York City, received $125,000 grant from Pugash Family Fund of the Homebuilding Community Foundation for displacement-prevention program and development project involving area around Abyssinian Baptist Church.
* National AIDS Fund and Johnson & Johnson awarded second round of grants for “GENERATIONS II: Strengthening Women and Families Affected by HIV/AIDS” to support nine community-based organizations.
* Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Minneapolis, received five-year $975,000 grant from Cargill Foundation for accelerated-learning program for students from four local public schools.
* Police Athletic League, New York City, received three-year, $405,000 grant from New York Life Foundation to fund Children’s Academic Success through Literacy Enhancement Program, after school program for at-risk second through fourth graders.
* Ohio State Bar Foundation awarded total of $953,476 in grants for public education and outreach projects in 2006.
* Oasis Institute received $1 million technology AccessAll grant from AT&T Foundation to expand “Excellence in Technology Partnership,” which helps adults develops new skills.