Grants Awarded to NLU

FY 2008

Corporate & Foundation

 

Funding Agency

Project Title

Project Director

 Award

Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust

ARDDP

Camille Blachowicz

637,000

Chicago Community Trust

Corporate & Foundation Clusters

Camille Blachowicz

240,000

McCormick Tribune Foundation

Who's Caring for the Kids?

Paula Jorde Bloom

194,000

McCormick Tribune/Archdiocese of Chicago

PAS

Paula Jorde Bloom

100,000

J.B. & M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation

Online Director Credential

Paula Jorde Bloom

100,000

Steans Family Foundation

NBC Scholarships

Mark Williams

77,000

Pritzker Early Childhood Foundation

PAS

Paula Jorde Bloom

60,000

Grand Victoria Foundation

PAS

Paula Jorde Bloom

50,000

HSBC

Project: Advanced Learning for Literacy

Jennifer Harris

50,000

Chicago Community Trust

Proyecto Comunidad

Martha Casazza

25,000

Prince Charitable Trusts

Project: Advanced Learning for Literacy

Donna Ogle

 20,000

W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Fnd

General Operating Support

Paula Jorde Bloom

20,000

Pajeau Children's Foundation

Project: Advanced Learning for Literacy

Donna Ogle

8,982

Wm Blair & Co Foundation

Millennium Scholars Program

Jennifer Harris

5,000

Fred J. Brunner Foundation

PACE Scholarship

Jennifer Harris

2,000

Total Corporate & Foundation

 

 

1,588,982

Government

Funding Agency

Project Title

Project Director

 Award

Illinois Department of Human Services

Quality Counts

Paula Jorde Bloom

1,245,000

Chicago Dept. Children & Youth Serv/USHHS

Effie Ellis Head Start Training Center

Andria Russaw

401,000

Illinois Department of Human Services

Taking Charge of Change

Paula Jorde Bloom

353,000

ISBE/Chicago Metro AEYC

Ready to Teach - Implementation Phase

Barbara Leys

226,957

CPS/US Department of Education

Community Arts Integration Project

Joseph Fischer

210,198

US Department of Education

English Language Acq.

K. Lems, L. Miller

150,000

US Department of Education

Project Dual U

Karen Haworth

142,194

Chicago Public Schools (CPS)

Coaching for Results

Paula Jorde Bloom

98,000

Waukegan Public Schools/US Dept of Ed

Waukegan Arts Integration Project

Joseph Fischer

97,695

Chicago Public Schools (CPS)

Go for the Gold

Paula Jorde Bloom

95,000

USDE/Chicago Alliance

GEAR-UP

Lynette Emmons

86,221

Illinois State Board of Education

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Andria Russaw

25,368

IMLS/Kohl's Children Museum

Informal Learning Planning

Kathleen Sheridan

20,000

Chicago Dept. Children & Youth Serv

Effie Ellis Head Start Training Center

Andria Russaw

4,548

CARLI

Anthropology (Year 2)

Kathryn Miller

3,000

Consortium Academic & Research Libraries in IL (CARLI)

ESL Materials

Kathryn Miller

3,000

CARLI

Hig. Ed Leadership

Kathryn Miller

2,000

CARLI

Latin American Studies

Kathryn Miller

2,000

CARLI

Libraries/Special Needs

Kathryn Miller

2,000

National Association for Alternative Certification

Beyond Certification

Anne Reichel

2,000

Total Government & Other Public Funding

 

 

$3,169,181

 

 

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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