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2012 grants
Henry and Dorothy Castle Memorial Fund
Aloha School Early Learning Center $20,000
Capital Improvements
American Renaissance Academy $10,000
Pre-School Playground Renovation
Catholic Diocese of Honolulu (Augustine Educational Foundation) $50,000
Tuition Assistance for Low-Income Families in Catholic Pre-Schools (pilot)
Chaminade University of Honolulu $50,000
Early Education Student Scholarships
Chaminade University of Honolulu $87,000
Castle Colleagues Pre-School Directors Management Training Program for Academic Year 2012-2013
Christ The King Church Pre-School $15,000
Capital Improvement
Good Beginnings Alliance $65,000
Operating Support and Support for Pre-School Directors Conference in 2013
Good Beginnings Alliance $50,000
Support for QIRS Quality Improvement Grants (balance of 100,000 pledge)
Good Beginnings Alliance $50,000
Support to Hawaii "Be My Voice for Children" Campaign
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church $25,000
Pre-School Expansion Project
Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families $2,000
Operating grant
Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center $10,000
Pre-School Art Project
Kama`aina Care, Inc. $20,000
Purchase of Furniture and Equipment for Ewa Pre-School
Kawaiahao Church School $50,000
Classroom Expansion, Urgent Repairs and Maintenance for the School
KCAA Pre-Schools of Hawaii $25,000
Ipad Teacher Training/ Curriculum
KCAA Pre-Schools of Hawaii $25,000
Capital Improvements
Malamalama Waldorf School $50,000
Capital Campaign to Support the Campus Expansion
Malamalama Waldorf School $10,000
Campus Planning
Maui Economic Opportunity $1,446
For emergency pre-school staff training
One Love Ministries (Ke Aloha Ho'okahi Pre-School) $25,000
Purchase of Instructional Equipment and Renovation of Site
People Attentive to Children (PATCH) $15,000
Curricular Design for Web-based Training for Infant/ Toddler and Home Care Providers
Rainbow School $7,000
Training for Child Development Associate Credential for Teachers
Seagull Schools $25,000
Capital Improvement
St. Andrew's Priory School $25,000
Playground Renovation
St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii $50,000
Construction of Pre-School in the Adult Care Community Center
Star of the Sea Early Learning Center $10,000
Playground Renovation
Toddler Program Preschool and Daycare Center $10,000
Playground Renovation & Furnishings
Toddler Program Preschool and Daycare Center $10,000
Playground Renovation & Furnishings
University of Hawaii Foundation $50,000
Hawaii Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (K-readiness individual assessment)
University of Hawaii Foundation $75,000
Early Education Scholarships for Current and Prospective Pre-School Teachers
University of Hawaii Foundation $35,000
Pre-K-3 Data Entry and Assessment
Waianae Coast Early Childhood Services $25,000
Parent Child Development Center Support Project
Tuition Assistance to Children from Low-Income Families
AE Kamali'i Pre-School $15,000
All God's Children Pre-School $8,000
Aloha School Early Learning Center $3,000
Christ the King Pre-School $10,000
Good Shepherd Pre-School $15,000
Hawaii Montessori School
  (Kona and Kamuela)
Holy Nativity Church Pre-School $3,000
Iao Pre-School $5,000
Ka Hale O Na Keiki Pre-School $12,000
Kahului Baptist Preschool $16,000
Kama'aina Kids $12,000
KCAA $30,000
L. Robert Allen Montessori Center
  (Chaminade University)
Makiki Christian Church Pre-School $10,000
Montessori Community School $5,000
Rainbow School (3 low-income sites) $20,000
Saint Joseph School (Hilo) $5,000
Seagull Schools $15,000
St. Anthony Pre-School $5,000
St. Joseph Early Learning Center (Maui) $15,000
St. Joseph School (Waipahu) $5,000
Wailuku Union Church Pre-School $5,000
YWCA of Hawaii Island $15,000 $250,000

2012 Fund Total:



Samuel N. & Mary Castle Foundation Non-Fund Grants
Catholic Charities $50,000
Mary Tenney Castle Emergency Fund for Families with Young Children
Christian Liberty Academy $25,000
Equipment and Renovation
Colorado State University Foundation $25,000
Addition to the Samuel N. and Mary Castle Memorial Scholarships Endowment
Family Support Services of West Hawaii $15,000
Technology Upgrade
Hanalani Schools $50,000
Early Childhood Education & Elementary School Science Enhancements
Hawaii Branch of the International Dyslexia Association $25,000
Teacher Training for Dyslexia Project
Hawaii Forest Institute $25,000
Program for Children at the Honolulu Zoo
Hawaii Theatre Center $10,000
Educational Program for Pre-School Children
Hawaiian Mission Children's Society $100,000
Building and Furnishings for New Historical Displays and Implementation of Master Plan
Holy Nativity School $15,000
Pre-School Playground Upgrade and Robotics Program
Honolulu Theatre for Youth $10,000
Support for 2012 Season Theatrical Productions
Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services $15,000
Early Childhood Program and Expansion to Linapuni K-1 School
Koolau Baptist Academy $10,000
Purchase of Furniture and Classroom Materials for Elementary School STEM Program
Le Jardin Windward Oahu Academy $50,000
Phase II renovation to the Lower School Media Center
Manoa Heritage Center $100,000
Campaign for Capital Improvements and Expansion
Saint Mark Lutheran Church and School $10,000
Facility Renovation and Equipment/Technology Upgrades
Third Sector New England (Early Childhood Funders Collaborative) $3,000
Operating Support
2012 Non-Fund Total: $538,000
2012 Grand Total: $1,765,446