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2013 GRANTS APPROVED
AS OF 12-10-2013

COMMUNITY
EDUCATION
MEDICINE/HEALTH

COMMUNITY
Organization
Location
Project Description
Amount
Date
1In6, Inc. $5,000.00 8/29/2013
Santa Clarita, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support a 24/7 Online Support Line for male survivors of childhood sexual abuse.    
Accokeek Foundation, Inc. $10,000.00 12/3/2013
Accokeek, MD    
Board members' discretionary grant to support education programs in Piscataway Park.    
All Our Kin, Inc. $25,000.00 3/1/2013
New Haven, CT    
Support to expand training for home-based child care providers to additional Connecticut communities.    
Alternatives, Inc. $25,000.00 8/1/2013
Chicago, IL    
Support for Restorative Justice Program that offers young people positive, skill-building alternatives to suspension and detention.    
Amy's Friends $50,000.00 10/11/2013
Dallas, TX    
Support to expand two core programs that address issues of sexual exploitation of children.    
Ark House Foundation $10,000.00 12/3/2013
Richardson, TX    
Board members' discretionary grant to provide temporary housing for patients and their families while undergoing long-term medical treatment in the Dallas area.    
Austin Children's Shelter $20,000.00 12/3/2013
Austin, TX    
Board members' discretionary grant to support shelter and program services for children, youth, and young adults affected by abuse and neglect.    
Austin Community Foundation $47,500.00 2/28/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for I Live Here, I Give Here to maximize the impact of Amplify Austin, an annual day of online giving.    
AVANCE, Inc. $5,000.00 11/14/2013
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Parent-Child Education Program.    
Camp Fire National Headquarters $50,000.00 7/11/2013
Kansas City, MO    
Support for Step-It-Up-2-Thrive afterschool program for middle and high school youth.    
Camp Fire USA Balcones Council $25,000.00 2/25/2013
Austin, TX    
Support to add two additional AmeriCorps VISTA members to enhance organizational capability, increase efficiency and effectiveness, and best respond to the needs of Central Texas' educationally disadvantaged youth.    
Capital of Texas Public Telecommunications Council/KLRU-TV $10,000.00 6/20/2013
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the UT, Race & Admissions Film Project by producing a documentary film to educate the public about the history of race and admissions at The University of Texas.    
CASA of Los Angeles $200,000.00 6/13/2013
Monterey Park, CA    
Support for capacity building efforts aimed at serving more children in the foster care system.    
CASA of Tarrant County $4,000.00 12/5/2013
Fort Worth, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Volunteer Advocate Supervision - Serving More Abused and Neglected Children in Tarrant County.    
Center for Courage & Renewal $5,000.00 11/20/2013
Seattle, WA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operating expenses to provide professional renewal courses to teachers and leaders in public education, religion, medicine, and law.    
Chicago Youth Programs $15,000.00 1/25/2013
Chicago, IL    
Support for the PASS It On peer-led after-school and summer mentoring program for low-income youth.    
Child Abuse Network, Inc. $10,000.00 11/20/2013
Tulsa, OK    
Support for medical evaluations for children involved in cases of alleged child abuse.    
Children at Risk $50,000.00 8/29/2013
Houston, TX    
Support to provide an attorney devoted to coordinating a national effort in anti-human trafficking in Texas.    
Children of the Night $25,000.00 8/1/2013
Van Nuys, CA    
Support to provide rescue, care, and education for child prostitutes.    
Children's Advocacy Center for Child Abuse Assessment & Treatment $25,000.00 8/1/2013
Pomona, CA    
Support of forensic interviews and case management services for child victims of abuse.    
Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas, Inc. $190,000.00 4/1/2013
Austin, TX    
Support to improve mental health practices and enhance the outcome measurement system in Texas child advocacy centers.    
Children's Aid and Family Services $25,000.00 8/29/2013
Paramus, NJ    
Support for the agency's Medical Services and Advocacy Center, specifically to underwrite the services of the Center's pediatrician.    
Communities in Schools, Central Texas, Inc. $100,000.00 8/26/2013
Austin, TX    
Support to provide capacity building support for the XY-Zone Male Involvement Project.    
Con Mi Madre $100,000.00 5/4/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for general operations for this college access program for first generation Hispanics.    
Conference of Southwest Foundations $3,500.00 3/11/2013
Dallas, TX    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Conference of Southwest Foundations $2,500.00 7/31/2013
Dallas, TX    
Support for the 2013 CSF Annual Conference.    
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center $381,500.00 6/13/2013
Dallas, TX    
Support to create a research institute focused on the effectiveness of interventions, investigations, long term outcomes, and prevention services for child abuse victims.    
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center $10,000.00 11/14/2013
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support programs to improve the lives of abused children in Dallas County.    
Darkness to Light $25,000.00 8/1/2013
Charleston, SC    
Support for child sexual abuse prevention and intervention training for educators in five Educational Service Center Regions within the state of Texas.    
ESCAPE Family Resource Center $25,000.00 1/31/2013
Houston, TX    
Support for Building Confident Families Program to help families develop abuse prevention skills to live safely and happily together.    
Family Compass $35,000.00 8/29/2013
Dallas, TX    
Support to provide education and abuse prevention services to vulnerable families in transitional and permanent supportive housing complexes in Dallas County.    
Food Finders, Inc. $25,000.00 10/7/2013
Signal Hill, CA    
Support for the Food Rescue Program providing low-income and at-risk populations with donated food that would otherwise go to waste.    
Foster Angels of Central Texas $5,000.00 12/3/2013
Austin, TX    
Board members' discretionary grant to support the needs of foster children in Central Texas.    
GENaustin $60,000.00 6/6/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for the clubGEN program that engages middle school girls in activities that promote self-esteem, resilience, confidence, and leadership.    
Genesis Women's Shelter $20,000.00 3/19/2013
Dallas, TX    
Support for the Outreach Education Initiative designed to halt the cycle of domestic violence through community education and awareness.    
Helping Hand Home for Children $25,000.00 3/19/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for Behavior Intervention Specialists at their on-site charter school.    
Innocence Project, Inc. $20,000.00 10/25/2013
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.    
Maricopa Health Foundation $35,000.00 6/6/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for a hospital-based advocacy center for domestic violence and child abuse victims.    
National Center for Family Philanthropy $20,000.00 8/29/2013
Washington, DC    
Board member's discretionary grant to support website design and development.    
National Fatherhood Initiative $8,000.00 12/3/2013
Germantown, MD    
Board members' discretionary grant to support general program activities to increase the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers.    
National Foundation to End Senior Hunger, Inc. $20,000.00 11/20/2013
Alexandria, VA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the agency's 2014 updated research report on senior hunger in the United States.    
PATH Beyond Shelter $25,000.00 10/11/2013
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for the Housing First Program helping to move homeless families into permanent rental housing in residential neighborhoods throughout L.A. County.    
Promise House $10,000.00 2/5/2013
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary challenge grant to support general operations that will serve homeless, runaway, and at-risk teens in the Dallas area.    
Puente Learning Center $40,000.00 10/11/2013
Los Angeles, CA    
Educational support for children and youth in east and south Los Angeles.    
Rainier Scholars $25,000.00 5/4/2013
Seattle, WA    
Support for academic enrichment focusing on college readiness.    
SafePlace $10,000.00 11/1/2013
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Expect Respect Program building healthy teen relationships and preventing domestic, dating, and sexual violence.    
San Francisco Court Appointed Special Advocate Program $25,000.00 1/31/2013
San Francisco, CA    
Support for the Pre-Emancipation Program preparing foster youth aged 14 and older for transition out of the foster care system.    
Texans Together Education Fund $10,000.00 12/3/2013
Houston, TX    
Board members' discretionary grant to integrate the Empower Houston Leaders project into the Apartments Are Communities Program.    
Texas Advocacy Project $85,000.00 10/11/2013
Austin, TX    
Support to create a statewide network of legal kiosks that provide free legal services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims.    
Texas Appleseed $50,000.00 10/16/2013
Austin, TX    
Support to help courts across Texas adopt best practices to move more children out of foster care into permanent homes more quickly.    
Texas Council on Family Violence $75,000.00 3/25/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for domestic violence prevention programs across the state of Texas.    
Texas Loves Children, Inc. $75,000.00 1/3/2013
Dallas, TX    
Support for continued expansion of the Legal Resource and Communication Online Center for judges and attorneys working on child abuse cases.    
The Christi Center $30,000.00 10/7/2013
Austin, TX    
Support to train school personnel on grief in children and provide social work and counseling staff with a group curriculum.    
The Family Place $20,000.00 3/19/2013
Dallas, TX    
Support for the Be Project providing bullying, sexual assault, and teen dating violence prevention education to Dallas youth.    
The Giving Spirit $15,000.00 7/19/2013
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Reach Out Program providing survival kits to homeless populations.    
The Little Warriors A Brian Bill Project, Inc. $10,000.00 12/10/2013
Cranford, NJ    
Board members' discretionary grant to support the Little Warriors Canyoneering Adventure for children of fallen Navy SEALS.    
The University of Texas at Austin - Department of Human Ecology $200,000.00 6/13/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for Project OPEN (Outdoor Play Experiences in Nature) to promote children's optimal social and emotional development and learning.    
Waller Creek Conservancy $100,000.00 11/20/2013
Austin, TX    
Capacity building support to help the agency transform Waller Creek into a robust urban park district.    
Wee Volunteer $10,000.00 2/22/2013
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operating costs for the youth and family volunteer agency.    
Total $2,567,000.00  

EDUCATION
Austin Community Foundation $10,000.00 8/29/2013
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operations of the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium.    
Austin Community Foundation $100,000.00 10/11/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for the Austin Quality Schools Collaborative.    
Austin Independent School District $300,866.00 9/20/2013
Austin, TX    
Support to expand the Social and Emotional Learning Initiative throughout the district.    
College Forward $25,000.00 10/10/2013
Austin, TX    
Support to put low-income students in Austin and Houston on the path to a college diploma.    
Communities in Schools, Central Texas, Inc. $5,000.00 11/1/2013
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the ASPIRE Family Literacy Program.    
Community Resources for Science $55,000.00 4/11/2013
Berkeley, CA    
Support for K-5 Science Connections support services for teachers in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.    
Compass Family & Community Services $32,500.00 7/12/2013
Youngstown, OH    
Support for family focused kindergarten readiness program for children ages 3-6.    
E3 Alliance $100,000.00 6/26/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for "Missing School Matters" campaign to implement community-wide metrics for measuring effective stakeholder engagement.    
Educational First Steps $50,000.00 10/11/2013
Dallas, TX    
Support for the expansion of Four Steps to Excellence 2.0 into 65 childcare centers over the next two years.    
English at Work $50,000.00 6/21/2013
Austin, TX    
Capacity building support to launch a new business model for the workplace language instruction agency.    
Exploratorium $25,000.00 8/1/2013
San Francisco, CA    
Support for Teacher Institute to improve teacher science content knowledge.    
Generations Incorporated $25,000.00 8/1/2013
Boston, MA    
Support for Kindergarten Classroom Literacy Program.    
Georgia Perimeter College Foundation $40,000.00 6/7/2013
Decatur, GA    
Support for early college STEM Connection featuring interactive enrichment tools for high school teachers and students to hone math and science skills.    
Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails, Inc. $25,000.00 11/20/2013
Albuquerque, NM    
Support to establish Generation STEM providing educational out-of-school activities for low-income girls in rural and underserved New Mexico.    
Interfaith Education Fund $10,000.00 12/3/2013
Austin, TX    
Community Advisor's discretionary grant to support regional seminars to educate community leaders from ten Southwestern states on issues of concern to their families and communities.    
KIPP LA Schools $225,000.00 9/20/2013
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to expand teacher and leadership development services throughout the KIPP LA charter school network.    
Los Angeles Unified School District $20,000.00 5/23/2013
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to help parents overcome challenges of poverty and low educational attainment.    
Mothers' Club Family Learning Center $30,000.00 5/4/2013
Pasadena, CA    
Support for the Family Literacy program.    
Ocean Discovery Institute $25,000.00 3/4/2013
San Diego, CA    
Support for school-based Ocean Science Explorers program serving 3rd - 6th grade students and teachers in urban San Diego schools.    
One Voice $25,000.00 8/29/2013
Santa Monica, CA    
Support for the College Scholars Program providing wrap-around services to help low-income students enroll in, and graduate from four-year colleges.    
Partners in School Innovation $25,000.00 8/29/2013
San Francisco, CA    
Support work to improve literacy in partner schools throughout the Bay Area and Michigan to ensure that underserved students experience academic success.    
Reach Out and Read Boston $25,000.00 3/19/2013
Boston, MA    
Support to provide specialized books and reading programs to children on military bases.    
Reading Partners $35,000.00 3/19/2013
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for one-on-one early intervention literacy tutoring for K-5 students at low-income Los Angeles schools.    
SafePlace $100,000.00 10/11/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for the K-12 on-site charter school serving youth from SafePlace and Austin Children's Shelter.    
Schreiner University $50,000.00 8/29/2013
Kerrville, TX    
Support for Integrity Ambassadors in Business program to enable more than 350 students to explore and respond to ethical issues across all business courses.    
Teach for America $75,000.00 3/5/2013
McAllen, TX    
Support to expand Teach for America's corps in South Texas.    
Texas State Technical College $20,000.00 1/25/2013
Waco, TX    
Support for equipment to complete a wireless network lab for new training in smart grid technology.    
The Ex-Students' Association of The University of Texas at Austin $10,000.00 5/4/2013
Austin, TX    
Support for the Forty Acres Scholarship Program to recruit and recognize exceptional students, enriching their lives and nurturing their development as future leaders.    
The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center $10,000.00 7/19/2013
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support capacity building efforts for the ACE early childhood literacy program.    
The University of Texas at Dallas, Center for BrainHealth $500,000.00 9/20/2013
Dallas, TX    
Support for the Educator Excellence and Empowering Service Members initiatives designed to optimize brain function for middle school students.    
University of Texas Foundation $200,000.00 9/20/2013
El Paso, TX    
Support to expand the UTeach STEM teacher preparation program in the Rio Grande Valley.    
Total $2,228,366.00  

MEDICINE/HEALTH
AccessOC $25,000.00 1/31/2013
Santa Ana, CA    
Support for the outpatient surgery program providing no-cost surgery services to low-income, uninsured residents of Orange County.    
ACTIVE Life $375,000.00 9/20/2013
Austin, TX    
Support to implement a state-wide healthy living initiative.    
All Saints Health Foundation $8,000.00 12/3/2013
Fort Worth, TX    
Board members' discretionary grant to support the Laura Leonard Hallum Neuroscience Center at Baylor All Saints Medical Center.    
Ambulatory Surgery Access Coalition $75,000.00 10/11/2013
San Francisco, CA    
Support to implement a strategic plan that will position the agency to serve more patients without increasing staff and costs by upgrading their volunteer and patient management systems.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $130,000.00 9/23/2013
Austin, TX    
Adjunct Board support for the Children's Health Express pediatric mobile health program for low-income families.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,000.00 12/3/2013
Austin, TX    
Board members' discretionary grant to support Bereavement Care at Dell Children's Medical Center.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $20,000.00 12/3/2013
Austin, TX    
Board members' discretionary grant to support Neurosciences-Concussion care.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,000.00 12/3/2013
Austin, TX    
Board members' discretionary grant to support research at Dell Children's Medical Center's Blood & Cancer Center.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Texas $120,000.00 9/23/2013
Dallas, TX    
Adjunct Board support to expand mental health services for low-income children in the MyChildren's pediatric practice network.    
Foundation for Prader-Willi Research $5,000.00 10/25/2013
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the 2014 Prader-Willi Syndrome Research Conference.    
John Tracy Clinic $5,000.00 3/19/2013
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for audiology and hearing screenings for children ages 0-5.    
Luz Del Mundo - Light of the World Clinic $20,000.00 3/19/2013
Oakland Park, FL    
Support for the Indigent Health Care and Prevention Outreach program.    
Parkland Foundation $20,000.00 11/20/2013
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to construct and equip a Pediatric Burn Center and Playroom.    
Pulaski County Youth Services $20,000.00 3/19/2013
Little Rock, AR    
Support to expand the SPORK nutrition education program for middle school youth and their families.    
San Diego County Mecical Society Foundation $20,000.00 10/10/2013
San Diego, CA    
Support for Project Access San Diego providing healthcare services to low-income, uninsured residents.    
School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County $25,000.00 11/20/2013
San Jose, CA    
Support to hire a bilingual/bicultural Parent Navigator to help low-income families obtain health care and support services.    
St. Francis Medical Center of Lynwood $25,000.00 8/1/2013
Lynwood, CA    
Support for access to health services for low-income Latino and African American families in Southeast Los Angeles.    
St. John's Well Child and Family Center $25,000.00 3/5/2013
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for the Integrated Behavioral Health program at Dominguez High School-based health center.    
Texas A&M University Health Science Center Foundation $50,000.00 3/5/2013
Bryan, TX    
Support for the College of Nursing's Round Rock program.    
Texas Heart Institute $60,000.00 1/19/2013
Houston, TX    
Support to expand the Echocardiogram Compter-Based Training Atlas that will improve clinicians' knowledge and diagnostic abilities related to pediatric congential heart defects.    
The Methodist Hospital Foundation $1,000,000.00 10/4/2013
Houston, TX    
Support for ALS Research.    
Total $2,048,000.00  
Grand Total $6,843,366.00  

 


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