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2014 GRANTS APPROVED
AS OF 12-02-2014

COMMUNITY
EDUCATION
MEDICINE/HEALTH

COMMUNITY
Organization
Location
Project Description
Amount
Date
A Place Called Home $25,000.00 9/24/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Educational Services and Health, Nutrition and Well-Being Programs.    
Advocate Charitable Foundation $20,000.00 5/20/2014
Park Ridge, IL    
Support for The Childhood Trauma Treatment Program providing specialized care for sexually abused children.    
After-School All-Stars $50,000.00 11/18/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for professional development and infrastructure to enhance the We Are Ready and Sports as a Hook educational enrichment programs.    
Alexandria Seaport Foundation $5,000.00 10/24/2014
Alexandria, VA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Boatbuilding Education Programs for at-risk youth.    
Any Baby Can Child & Family Resource Center $85,000.00 6/26/2014
Austin, TX    
Support to implement Efforts to Outcomes a data analysis system to improve client tracking services.    
Ark House Foundation $10,000.00 10/29/2014
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 Shelter $40,000.00 4/24/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for the Transitional Living Program providing teens and young adults with the skills necessary to make the transition to independent living.    
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) $40,000.00 4/3/2014
Dorchester, MA    
Support to expand rigorous summer/after-school program for low-income K-8 students attending under-resourced public schools in the California Bay Area.    
Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Monica, Inc. $25,000.00 3/13/2014
Santa Monica, CA    
Support for College Bound program providing mentoring, academic support, and intensive case management services to middle and high school students from low-income communities.    
Camp Fire USA Balcones Council $5,000.00 3/20/2014
Austin, TX    
Support to conduct a Market Opportunity Analysis that will help build capacity for the agency.    
Camp Fire USA First Texas Council $38,000.00 8/12/2014
Fort Worth, TX    
Support for professional development and technology equipment to establish the onsite child development center as a demonstration site for the early education and care community.    
CASA of Tarrant County $10,000.00 12/2/2014
Fort Worth, TX    
Board members' discretionary grant to support Court Appointed Special Advocates.    
Center for Child Protection $100,000.00 6/16/2014
Austin, TX    
Support to provide community education and training and conduct forensic interviews for child victims of abuse.    
Center for Nonviolent Education and Parenting $25,000.00 7/22/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Echo Parenting and Education Classes teaching nonviolent parenting skills to low-income families.    
Challenge Day $25,000.00 10/6/2014
Concord, CA    
Support to incorporate Challenge Day anti-bullying and conflict resolution concepts into teacher training and mentor relationships for Teach for America teachers in Denver public schools.    
Children's Hospital Los Angeles $25,000.00 3/13/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for The Audrey Hepburn CARES (Child Advocacy, Response and Evaluation Services) Center that provides an interdisciplinary model of expertise in child abuse, developmental-behavioral pediatrics, and nutrition.    
Childsafe $30,000.00 4/2/2014
San Antonio, TX    
Support to expand services and strengthen capacity to help child victims of abuse.    
Community Solutions $20,000.00 10/6/2014
New York, NY    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Zero: 2016 campaign to end chronic and veteran homelessness in targeted communities.    
Community Violence Solutions $25,000.00 10/17/2014
San Pablo, CA    
Support to expand forensic interviewing, case management, and therapy services for child victims of sexual abuse and their families.    
Con Mi Madre $60,000.00 10/28/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for programs and support services for young Latinas and their mothers that promote preparedness, participation, and success in post-secondary education.    
Conference of Southwest Foundations $3,500.00 1/23/2014
Dallas, TX    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Contact Crisis Line $30,000.00 3/7/2014
Dallas, TX    
Support to expand the Crisis Help Line by hiring bilingual staff for the Spanish language lines.    
Council on Foundations $15,150.00 1/2/2014
Baltimore, MD    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Feeding America $50,000.00 2/12/2014
Chicago, IL    
Support for the National Produce Program providing fresh, healthy produce to millions of families in need.    
Feeding Texas (previously Texas Bood Bank Network) $65,000.00 7/9/2014
Fort Worth, TX    
Support for Feeding Texas VISTA Program that will strengthen collaborative partnerships statewide to improve food bank clients' access to health and nutrition services and bring client voices to statewide story bank.    
Food Forward $5,000.00 11/4/2014
North Hollywood, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the rescue and donation of fresh local produce that would otherwise go to waste.    
Foster Angels of Central Texas $9,500.00 11/24/2014
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the needs of foster children in Central Texas.    
Foundation Communities $25,000.00 2/25/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for Planning Ahead Towards Health and School Success afterschool and summer program.    
Girl Scouts of Central Texas $35,000.00 8/18/2014
Austin, TX    
Support to expand and improve Central Texas STEM programming.    
Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council, Inc. $40,000.00 4/2/2014
Newark, DE    
Support for Fun in the Sun, a national summer learning program serving low-income and academically at-risk children and their families.    
Health Alliance for Austin Musicians $5,000.00 11/10/2014
Austin, TX    
HAAM Video: The Day The Music Got Sick in Austin or A Day Without Music.    
Hillsides $60,000.00 4/4/2014
Pasadena, CA    
Support for Youth Moving On housing and supportive services program for transition-age foster youth.    
Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization Incorporated $40,000.00 4/2/2014
Racine, WI    
Support for intensive case management and self-sufficiency programs that address chronic homelessness.    
Hope Alliance $15,000.00 9/25/2014
Round Rock, TX    
Support for primary abuse prevention programming for school-age children.    
Hospice Austin $95,975.00 3/31/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for Evidence-Based Leadership Training Initiative to strengthen the agency's core capacity and focus on achieving excellence in delivery of end-of-life care.    
Innocence Project, Inc. $20,000.00 11/10/2014
New York, NY    
Uniting Science and Law on Behalf of Justice.    
Interfath Education Fund $10,000.00 11/21/2014
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.    
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center $35,000.00 3/31/2014
Renton, WA    
Support to provide legal advocacy for child victims of sexual abuse.    
Level Playing Field Institute $25,000.00 3/13/2014
Oakland, 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.    
Library Foundation of Los Angeles $300,000.00 6/19/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to expand the Cybernauts program providing library users assistance and increased access to the digital sphere.    
LifeWorks $50,000.00 5/17/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for permanent supportive housing for youth transitioning from foster care to independence.    
Muscular Dystrophy Association $10,000.00 11/25/2014
Houston, TX    
Camp Aranzazu.    
National Domestic Violence Hotline $25,000.00 8/12/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for the LoveIsRespect crisis intervention website providing support and information about dating abuse and healthy relationships to teens and young adults.    
Positive Coaching Alliance $75,000.00 8/29/2014
Mountain View, CA    
Support for Southern California Chapter Expansion of program that trains student athletes, coaches, and athletic department leaders to establish a positive character-building culture in sports.    
Promise House $20,000.00 1/30/2014
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the 30th anniversary Hearts of Promise Donor Luncheon with a dollar-for-dollar challenge grant.    
Promise House $51,955.00 1/31/2014
Dallas, TX    
Support for the Transitional Living Program equipping homeless teens with the skills and education to become independent, productive adults.    
Rockwood Leadership Institute $10,000.00 11/10/2014
Oakland, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support leadership training and development for nonprofit leaders across the country.    
San Francisco Court Appointed Special Advocate Program $25,000.00 3/31/2014
San Francisco, CA    
Support for Educational Advocacy Program that meets the urgent educational needs of foster children through a court-appointed Educational Representative.    
School on Wheels, Inc. $25,000.00 4/2/2014
Ventura, CA    
Support for the expansion of tutoring services for homeless children.    
Southern California Grantmakers $1,094.00 7/7/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for programs and general operations for the regional association that includes philanthropists and grantmakers working to make a difference in Southern California and around the world .    
Texans Together Education Fund $15,000.00 11/10/2014
Houston, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to expand the Empower Houston Leaders Program increasing low-income apartment residents' civic engagement and helping improve their lives through community projects.    
Texas CASA $32,000.00 6/10/2014
Austin, TX    
Support to expand Quality Assurance Review services for local CASA programs.    
Texas Christian University $250,000.00 6/13/2014
Fort Worth, TX    
Support for Travis County Collaborative for Children, a multi-year initiative to bring system-wide change to the way foster children are cared for during and after their time in state custody.    
Texas Land Conservancy $10,000.00 11/18/2014
Austin, TX    
Outreach & Marketing Advancement.    
Texas Loves Children, Inc. $100,000.00 5/2/2014
Dallas, TX    
Support to expand the Online Legal Resource and Communication Center for judges and attorneys working on child abuse cases.    
The Crisis Center of Cherokee & Anderson Counties $35,000.00 9/25/2014
Jacksonville, TX    
Support to upgrade digital recording equipment for child forensic interviews.    
The Crystal Charity Ball $30,000.00 12/2/2014
Dallas, TX    
The Crystal Charity Ball 2014.    
The Giving Spirit $20,000.00 12/1/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Homeless Outreach Program.    
The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault at U.T. Austin $42,345.00 3/12/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for research project "Strategic Approach to Sexual Assault Kit Evidence" that is expected to have national implications regarding victim-centered protocols for handling of untested sexual assault kits.    
The Texas Tribune $50,000.00 9/25/2014
Austin, TX    
Support to launch a new specialty newsletter called Trib+ Health Care focused on health policy.    
The Works $25,000.00 5/23/2014
Bloomington, MN    
Support for Adventures in Engineering program providing hands-on STEM workshops to K-6 grade students, teachers, and parents.    
Wee Volunteer $15,000.00 8/29/2014
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support age-appropriate service projects for preschool and elementary school age children with local charitable organizations.    
Total $2,464,519.00  

EDUCATION
Accokeek Foundation, Inc. $5,000.00 12/2/2014
Accokeek, MD    
Board member's discretionary grant to support education programs in Piscataway Park.    
Austin Community Foundation $100,000.00 1/10/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium.    
Austin Community Foundation $10,000.00 11/24/2014
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant for the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium, a forum for philanthropic collaboration on public education.    
Bottom Line, Inc. $25,000.00 10/28/2014
Boston, MA    
Support to expand the Boston Success Program providing one-on-one, on- and off-campus college persistence services to students from Boston attending 20 Massachusetts colleges.    
Breakthrough Austin $40,000.00 2/25/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for academic program providing a path to college for high-potential, low-income students in Austin and Manor.    
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development $50,000.00 4/2/2014
Redwood City, CA    
Support for ninth grade curriculum revision and evaluation for Boston Public Schools.    
Capital IDEA $75,000.00 7/7/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for Path to Healthcare Careers Program providing services that encourage retention and graduation among low-income central Texans in two-year healthcare associate degrees or certificate programs.    
Christel House Academy Inc. $25,000.00 1/31/2014
Indianapolis, IN    
Support for the Instructional Leadership Lab, a pilot program providing job-embedded professional development for teachers.    
Concordia University Texas $60,000.00 7/7/2014
Austin, TX    
Support to create an Associate's Degree in Nursing to Master of Science in Nursing Program.    
Consitutional Rights Foundation $30,000.00 10/13/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to expand the Civic Action Project ensuring all young people have access to high-quality civic education.    
Discovery Science Center $27,000.00 3/12/2014
Santa Ana, CA    
Support for pilot project to increase student and teacher proficiency in science, technology, engineering, and math.    
Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas $10,000.00 10/28/2014
Austin, TX    
DSACT Speech Therapy Program.    
E3 Alliance $5,000.00 11/14/2014
Austin, TX    
Community Accountability Objectives Going Forward.    
EcoRise Youth Innovations $35,000.00 10/13/2014
Austin, TX    
EcoPreneurship Curriculum and Funding EcoRise in Title I (Economically Disadvantaged) schools.    
Greenlights for Nonprofit Success $475,000.00 6/13/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for the Accelerator Project providing mentoring, coaching, and capacity building services to high-growth potential nonprofits in Central Texas.    
Jumpstart for Young Children $50,000.00 10/13/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Jumpstart Southern California promoting children's language, literacy, and social-emotional development.    
National Academy Foundation $40,000.00 10/28/2014
New York, NY    
Support to increase the number of Career Academies in Texas providing STEM and literacy skills to high school students in real-world scenarios.    
OneOC $25,000.00 8/22/2014
Laguna Hills, CA    
Support to help Science@OC expand their STEM-focused Project Based Learning Institutes providing professional development for Orange County middle school teachers and administrators.    
Reading Partners Charleston $15,000.00 7/28/2014
Oakland, CA    
Support for one-on-one early intervention literacy tutoring for K-5 students at low-income Charleston schools.    
Reasoning Mind $100,000.00 8/22/2014
Houston, TX    
Support to expand their proven computer-based mathematics instruction to encompass an entire PreK-8th grade curriculum suite.    
SEE/DIY Girls $5,000.00 8/13/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support and expand afterschool STEM program for underserved 5th grade girls at low-income Los Angeles schools.    
South Bay Community Services $25,000.00 11/19/2014
Chula Vista, CA    
Support for pilot project to integrate a research-based computer programming course into afterschool programs.    
Texas State University $400,000.00 9/19/2014
San Marcos, TX    
Support for Mathworks Legacy Campaign to establish Mathworks as a nationally recognized research center based on the three pillars of Summer Math Camps, Teacher Training, and Curriculum Development.    
The Literacy Lab $60,000.00 4/2/2014
Washington, DC    
Support to replicate the Minnesota Reading Corps early literacy intervention for K-3 children in Washington, D.C.    
The University of Texas at Austin $10,000.00 9/12/2014
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support a Graduate Research Assistant position at The Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies.    
The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center $10,000.00 11/18/2014
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support capacity building efforts for the ACE early childhood literacy program.    
United Way of Monroe County, Inc. $10,000.00 4/2/2014
Bloomington, IN    
Support for Let's Read early literacy program for children ages 0-5 at three pediatric clinics in Monroe County.    
Young Women's Leadership Network, Inc. $75,000.00 4/3/2014
New York, NY    
Support for Young Women's Leadership Schools, a network of high-performing all-girls public secondary schools that provide college preparatory education for low-income, first-generation young women who are predominantly Hispanic or Black.    
Total $1,797,000.00  

MEDICINE/HEALTH
AccessOC $25,000.00 11/13/2014
Santa Ana, CA    
Support for the outpatient surgery program providing no-cost surgery services to low-income, uninsured residents of Orange County.    
American Diabetes Association $10,000.00 11/25/2014
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Family Link providing services to families with children affected by diabetes.    
Austin Child Guidance Center $24,162.00 5/19/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for the Latino Children's Mental Health Project to increase access to mental health services for underserved Hispanic children.    
CATCH Global Foundation $1,146,129.00 10/10/2014
Austin, TX    
Establishment of CATCH Global Foundation for Childrens' Health Education Sustainability.    
Children's Law Center $25,000.00 10/13/2014
Washington, DC    
Expanding Healthy Together: Improving the Health of Children Through a Medical-Legal Partnership.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $150,000.00 9/22/2014
Austin, TX    
Support to expand and enhance telemedicine services at Dell Children's Medical Center to provide increased access to care for children in the 46-county Central Texas region.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $20,000.00 11/25/2014
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to purchase equipment that will enhance services of the Pediatric Trauma Center.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,500.00 12/1/2014
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Comprehensive Care Clinic providing assistance to low-income families of patients with medical complexity.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,000.00 12/1/2014
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support art and music therapy for children receiving care at Dell Children's Medical Center.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Texas $112,000.00 9/22/2014
Dallas, TX    
Support to evaluate expanded school-based telemedicine services offered by MyChldren's pediatric practice network.    
Harbor Homes, Inc. $25,000.00 10/6/2014
Nashua, NH    
Support for expanded operations at the Harbor Care Health and Wellness Center serving homeless and low-income individuals in the Great Nashua, NH region.    
People's Community Clinic $250,000.00 6/19/2014
Austin, TX    
Support for Capital Campaign that will allow the clinic to provide high-quality health care to a significantly larger population of low-income individuals and families in the Austin area.    
The Immunization Partnership $35,000.00 8/29/2014
Houston, TX    
Support for coalition coordinator position to support statewide expansion efforts in the San Antonio region.    
The University of California, Los Angeles $367,765.00 3/7/2014
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to study the effect of novel compounds called "molecular tweezers" on toxic protein aggregates involved in ALS.    
Total $2,210,556.00  
Grand Total $6,472,075.00  

 


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