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2012 GRANTS APPROVED
AS OF 12-12-2012

COMMUNITY
EDUCATION
MEDICINE/HEALTH

COMMUNITY
Organization
Location
Project Description
Amount
Date
A Place Called Home $35,000.00 6/13/2012
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Educational Services Program, an after school and Intersession program for at-risk youth.    
After-School All-Stars $40,000.00 7/11/2012
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for training, evaluation, and program support for Sports as a Hook, a sports-based youth development program which connects sports activities to lessons on leadership, nutrition, and community service.    
Amnesty International USA $5,000.00 11/19/2012
New York, NY    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Death Penalty Abolition Campaign.    
Ark House Foundation $10,000.00 10/26/2012
Richardson, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to provide temporary housing for patients and their families while undergoing long-term medical treatment in the Dallas area.    
Austin Children's Museum $500,000.00 9/21/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for Unleash the Potential Capital Campaign to build a new and improved museum that will better serve the community.    
Austin Children's Shelter $40,000.00 12/12/2012
Austin, TX    
Emergency support for the Transitional Living Program.    
Austin YMBL Sunshine Camps $20,000.00 3/21/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for the Sunrise Challenge and Leadership Programs serving the needs of at-risk and economically disadvantaged youth in central Texas.    
Breakthrough Austin $50,000.00 7/27/2012
Austin, TX    
Support to build capacity and expand program providing a path to college for high-potential, low-income students.    
Camp Fire USA Balcones Council $25,000.00 1/31/2012
Austin, TX    
Support to increase organizational capacity through the use of four AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers.    
Candlelight Ranch $15,000.00 6/10/2012
Austin, TX    
Support to develop fundraising capacity.    
Caritas of Austin $60,000.00 8/23/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for Data Services Management Project.    
CASA of Travis County, Inc. $100,000.00 12/6/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for Transitioning Youth Advocacy Program.    
Center for Child Protection $100,000.00 8/3/2012
Austin, TX    
Support to expand services and strengthen their capacity to help child victims of abuse.    
Center for Nonviolent Education and Parenting $30,000.00 1/20/2012
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Echo Parenting and Education Classes teaching nonviolent parenting skills.    
Centurion Ministries, Inc. $7,500.00 11/25/2012
Princeton, NJ    
Board member's discretionary grant to help overturn the wrongful convictions of individuals who are factually innocent of a crime for which they have been imprisoned.    
Child Abuse Network, Inc. $10,000.00 6/10/2012
Tulsa, OK    
Support for an on-site medical team of child abuse specialists to provide medical evaluations to children involved in abuse allegations.    
Children's Bureau $10,000.00 11/25/2012
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Magnolia Community Initiative to improve at-risk children's health and education outcomes.    
Children's Institute, Inc. $10,000.00 10/31/2012
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Project ABC that provides comprehensive mental health services for young children and their families.    
College Forward $25,000.00 2/6/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for continued expansion of Harris County program to put low-income students on the path to a college diploma.    
Conference of Southwest Foundations $3,500.00 1/27/2012
Dallas, TX    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Council on Foundations $15,100.00 2/6/2012
Arlington, VA    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center $5,000.00 10/18/2012
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operating expenses.    
Down Home Ranch $100,000.00 1/20/2012
Elgin, TX    
Support for capacity building to strengthen administrative functions.    
Dumas Wesley Community Center $21,000.00 6/26/2012
Mobile, AL    
Support for the Sybil H. Smith Transitional Housing Program serving homeless women and their children and empowering them to establish and maintain self-sufficiency.    
Explore Austin $24,000.00 7/25/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for consulting work with Search Institute to gain knowledge, tools, and data to measure and articulate the impact their services have on youth.    
Family Compass $25,000.00 2/8/2012
Dallas, TX    
Support for Healthy Families Program providing parenting education, counseling, and mentoring services for teen mothers in Dallas County.    
Food Finders, Inc. $25,000.00 7/13/2012
Signal Hill, CA    
Support for the Food Rescue Program providing donated food that would otherwise go to waste to low-income and at-risk populations.    
Foster Angels of Central Texas $10,000.00 10/12/2012
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the needs of foster children in Central Texas.    
Foundation for Women's Resources $2,000.00 10/31/2012
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Ann Richards Endowment Fund for Leadership Texas.    
Foundation for Women's Resources $5,000.00 10/31/2012
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Ann Richards Endowment Fund for Leadership Texas.    
Genesis Women's Shelter $1,500.00 10/26/2012
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Emergency Shelter program.    
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana $20,000.00 7/2/2012
Chicago, IL    
Support for GirlSpace after school/summer program providing STEM, healthing living, and financial literacy activities to at-risk girls ages 5-14.    
Goodwill Industries of Denver $25,000.00 7/11/2012
Denver, CO    
Support for Youth Career Development Program helping at-risk youth graduate from high school and make a successful transition to college and career.    
Greenleaf Family Center $15,000.00 8/14/2012
Akron, OH    
Support for home-based, early education initiative for low-income 3 and 4 year olds.    
Greenlights for Nonprofit Success $100,000.00 11/30/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for Merger and Collaboration Advancement Initiative.    
Helping Hand Home for Children $25,000.00 3/21/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for Behavior Intervention Specialists at the on-site charter school.    
Hillsides $67,500.00 9/24/2012
Pasadena, CA    
Adjunct Board support for a new Peer Resource Center providing drop-in supporting services to emancipating foster youth in the Los Angeles area.    
Homeward Bound $100,000.00 6/13/2012
Phoenix, AZ    
Support for capacity building and infrastructure improvement.    
Innocence Project, Inc. $27,500.00 8/24/2012
New York, NY    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the exoneration of wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing and reformation of the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.    
Interfaith Education Fund $8,000.00 10/21/2012
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support regional seminars to educate community leaders from ten Southwestern states on issues of concern to their families and communities.    
Kid Net Foundation $20,000.00 3/25/2012
Dallas, TX    
Support for the Girls Treatment Program providing therapeutic care and case management to adolescent girls who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, abandonment, and neglect.    
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center $15,000.00 7/2/2012
Renton, WA    
Support for the Parenting Enhancement Program helping caregivers support healing and safety for child sexual abuse victims.    
Level Playing Field Institute $25,000.00 6/15/2012
San Francisco, CA    
Support to expand the Summer Math and Science Honors Academy, a 5-week residential STEM program on college campuses for minority high school students.    
LifeWorks $67,500.00 9/24/2012
Austin, TX    
Adjunct Board support to expand the Workforce Development Program providing new skills and training opportunities to youth transitioning from foster care.    
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank $200,305.00 6/15/2012
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to fund Technology Upgrades, Hunger Study and Public Policy Outreach project.    
MountainStar Family Relief Nursery $15,000.00 1/3/2012
Bend, OR    
Support for the Healing Children Program to address the needs of young children who are at risk of abuse and neglect.    
National Center for Family Philanthropy $8,500.00 7/8/2012
Washington, DC    
Board member's discretionary grant to support for Taproot Marketing Initiative.    
National Center for Family Philanthropy $300,000.00 9/21/2012
Washington, DC    
Support for three-year leadership and service initiative.    
National Fatherhood Initiative $10,000.00 11/25/2012
Germantown, MD    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general program activities to increase the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers.    
Positive Coaching Alliance $60,000.00 7/11/2012
Mountain View, CA    
Support for program that trains student-athlete leaders, coaches, and athletic department leaders to establish a positive character-building culture in sports throughout the Dallas public school system.    
Promise House $30,000.00 10/17/2012
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support a grant writer and general operating expenses for the homeless, runaway, and at-risk teens they serve.    
Promise House $115,000.00 9/24/2012
Dallas, TX    
Adjunct Board support for the Transitional Living Program and to pilot a new prevention component focused on mental health/crisis intervention services for homeless teens.    
Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center $20,000.00 8/21/2012
Denver, CO    
Support for legal representation and advocacy for abused and neglected children.    
SafePlace $10,000.00 10/11/2012
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Expect Respect dating and sexual violence prevention program.    
San Mateo County Health Foundation $35,000.00 7/24/2012
San Mateo, CA    
Support for salary of an On-call Certified Forensic Interview Specialist.    
Texans Together Education Fund $10,000.00 11/9/2012
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Apartments are Communities Project in Houston.    
Texas CASA $170,000.00 3/2/2012
Austin, TX    
Support to ensure quality child advocacy by developing and implementing an online core advocacy skills training and expanding quality assurance review services.    
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid $25,000.00 3/2/2012
Weslaco, TX    
Support for Legal Alliance for Survivors of Abuse Project providing survivors of domestic violence with legal assistance.    
The Giving Spirit $15,000.00 3/2/2012
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Reach Out Program providing survival kits to homeless populations.    
The Pew Charitable Trusts $205,000.00 9/21/2012
Washington, DC    
Support for evidence-based home visiting programs which match parents with trained professionals to provide information and assistance during pregnancy and throughout the first three years of a child's life.    
The Upper Room, A Family Resource Center $15,000.00 8/10/2012
Derry, NH    
Support for Greater Derry Family Outreach Program providing support, parenting education, case management, counseling, and resources to at-risk families.    
The Works $25,000.00 7/8/2012
Bloomington, MN    
Support for Adventures in Engineering Program providing hands-on STEM workshops to K-6 grade students and teachers.    
Tory Burch Foundation $20,000.00 11/19/2012
New York, NY    
Board member's discretionary grant to expand mentoring programs for women entrepreneurs.    
Total $3,133,905.00  

EDUCATION
Capital IDEA $5,000.00 10/31/2012
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operating expenses for their workforce development programming.    
Capital IDEA $25,000.00 6/10/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for the College Prep Academy providing low-income adult learners with intensive academic preparation to help them pass college entrance exams.    
Capital of Texas Public Telecommunications Council/KLRU-TV $5,000.00 11/8/2012
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Ready to Learn family literacy initiative.    
Center for Reform of School Systems $40,000.00 5/11/2012
Houston, TX    
Support for the 2012 Texas Institute for School Boards and Texas Fellows Alumni Program.    
Children at Risk $5,000.00 10/11/2012
Houston, TX    
Support for an Impact Assessment on Texas Public Education Cuts.    
Communities in Schools, Central Texas, Inc. $10,000.00 11/19/2012
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support ASPIRE program.    
E3 Alliance $85,000.00 7/2/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for collaborative partnership with Austin Area Research Organization to take strategic engagement in the region to the next level.    
H20 for Life $35,000.00 8/23/2012
White Bear Lake, MN    
Support for school-based service learning program that connects U.S. schools with schools in developing countries to complete water, sanitation, and hygiene projects.    
Jumpstart for Young Children $25,000.00 7/24/2012
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to expand language and literacy program for under-resourced preschool classrooms in Southern California.    
Lewis County Board of Education $25,000.00 6/13/2012
Vanceburg, KY    
Support to implement the Reading Street series of textbooks in four low-income elementary schools.    
Mainspring Schools $25,000.00 1/16/2012
Austin, TX    
Support to expand early childhood education services.    
MIND Research Institute $60,000.00 12/11/2012
Irvine, CA    
Support for the Los Angeles, North Central Texas, and New York Math Initiatives to evaluate math performance in low-performing schools.    
National Math & Science Initiative, Inc. $337,500.00 3/2/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for Rio Grande Valley Pre-AP Teacher Training.    
New Leaders for New Schools $100,000.00 8/21/2012
New York, NY    
Support for Emerging Leaders Program that develops a pipeline for aspiring public school principals.    
OneOC $25,000.00 8/21/2012
Laguna Hills, CA    
Support to help Science@OC implement inquiry-centered science programs, effective teacher professional development, leadership assistance, and community support for Orange County middle schools.    
Puente Learning Center $50,000.00 3/19/2012
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to deliver tuition-free educational programs to children, youth and young adults in two of Los Angeles' most impoverished communities.    
Reading Partners $25,000.00 1/3/2012
Oakland, CA    
Support for one-on-one early intervention literacy tutoring for K-5 students at low-income Los Angeles schools.    
Reasoning Mind $50,000.00 8/10/2012
Houston, TX    
Support to expand implementation of their computer-based mathematics instruction for 2nd - 6th grade students and their teachers in San Antonio Schools.    
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District $400,000.00 9/21/2012
Santa Monica, CA    
Support for Making Sense of Mathematics: Empowering Teachers Through Collaborative Coaching.    
The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center $15,000.00 5/8/2012
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support work with Social Velocity to advise, coach, and support ACE leadership in the implementation of a comprehensive strategic plan.    
The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center $330,000.00 9/21/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for three-year ACE expansion project to scale up core early literacy programming in Austin and Manor Independent School Districts.    
Total $1,677,500.00  

MEDICINE/HEALTH
ACTIVE Life $20,000.00 11/19/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for advocacy and administration to help prevent childhood obesity.    
Advocate Charitable Foundation $20,000.00 5/11/2012
Park Ridge, IL    
Support for Childhood Trauma Treatment Program providing specialized care to sexually abused children and their families.    
All Saints Health Foundation $10,000.00 11/30/2012
Fort Worth, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Laura Leonard Hallum Neuroscience Center at Baylor All Saints Medical Center.    
Austin Child Guidance Center $25,000.00 5/11/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Project providing mental health services for at-risk, low-income children and their caregivers at childcare centers.    
Baylor College of Medicine $10,000.00 10/17/2012
Houston, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship Program.    
Children at Risk $10,000.00 11/19/2012
Houston, TX    
Support for advocacy to prevent childhood obesity.    
Children's Defense Fund Texas $85,000.00 1/20/2012
Bellaire, TX    
Support for All Healthy Children Campaign in the Rio Grande Valley that works with school districts on educating parents about children's health coverage.    
Children's Medical Center Dallas $15,000.00 11/19/2012
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support social work for MyChildren's pediatric practice network.    
Children's Medical Center Dallas $300,000.00 6/15/2012
Dallas, TX    
Support for Program Coordinator position for the Foster Care Health Initiative Program focused on improving health, healthcare, and school outcomes for children in foster and kinship care by mobilizing community efforts to improve practice and policy.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $20,000.00 10/26/2012
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Concussion Program at Dell Children's Hospital.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $25,000.00 12/12/2012
Austin, TX    
Support to purchase a Magnetoencephalography System that provides a non-invasive technique for mapping brain activity.    
Children's Optimal Health $25,000.00 12/12/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for GIS mapping project that examines birth outcomes as related to physical and social environments.    
Glendale Health Kids $25,000.00 6/13/2012
Glendale, CA    
Support for health care screening and referral services for uninsured children.    
International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity $10,000.00 3/19/2012
Washington, DC    
Support for 2012 Annual Meeting in Austin, TX.    
Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic $50,000.00 1/16/2012
Dallas, TX    
Support to expand pediatric clinic.    
Marathon Kids $75,000.00 7/2/2012
Austin, TX    
Support to build infrastructure and technology needed to support the rapid growth of the exercise and nutrition program.    
March of Dimes Foundation $15,000.00 11/19/2012
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit family support program.    
Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA $20,000.00 11/25/2012
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Children's Comfort Care Program.    
Mothers' Milk Bank at Austin, Inc. $70,000.00 5/6/2012
Austin, TX    
Support to purchase equipment that will enhance donated milk to better meet the needs of preterm infants and allow for optimal growth and development.    
People's Community Clinic $50,000.00 5/7/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for the Center for Adolescent Health providing direct medical services for low-income and at-risk adolescents.    
Project HOPE $50,000.00 6/13/2012
Millwood, VA    
Support for Habits for Life addressing health disparities in chronic disease in New Mexico.    
Rocky Mountain Youth Medical and Nursing Consultants $25,000.00 8/14/2012
Thornton, CO    
Support for Mobile Health Program providing medical and dental care to more than 3,000 uninsured, minority children and adolescents.    
San Diego County Medical Society Foundation $25,000.00 3/25/2012
San Diego, CA    
Support for Project Access helping low-income, uninsured patients access healthcare services.    
School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County $25,000.00 1/31/2012
San Jose, CA    
Support to hire a mental health provider to serve low-income children and their families at five school-based health care clinics.    
Sustainable Food Center $100,000.00 3/21/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for organizational capacity building effort including professional development, technology enhancement, outreach, and market research to increase earned income.    
Texans Care for Children $10,000.00 11/19/2012
Austin, TX    
Support to conduct advocacy work that promotes policy changes to reduce childhood obesity.    
Texas Food Bank Network $10,000.00 11/19/2012
Fort Worth, TX    
Support for advocacy to prevent childhood obesity.    
Texas Heart Institute $10,000.00 10/17/2012
Houston, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operating expenses.    
Texas Prader-Willi Association $10,000.00 10/31/2012
Belton, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support their 2013 Conference: Rounding Up the Experts.    
The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi $30,000.00 6/10/2012
Flowood, MS    
Support to implement the Kidz Bite Back childhood obesity prevention program in Mississippi.    
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, Inc. $10,000.00 11/19/2012
Dallas, TX    
Support for advocacy to help prevent childhood obesity.    
University of Texas Foundation $25,000.00 6/10/2012
Austin, TX    
Support for free outreach clinics for underserved, at-risk populations in San Antonio.    
Valley Community Clinic $25,000.00 3/2/2012
North Hollywood, CA    
Support for school-based clinic at Kennedy High School.    
Total $1,235,000.00  
Grand Total $6,046,405.00  

 


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