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2016 GRANTS APPROVED
AS OF 10-26-2016

COMMUNITY
EDUCATION
MEDICINE/HEALTH

COMMUNITY
Organization
Location
Project Description
Amount
Date
Ark House Foundation $8,000.00 10/12/2016
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 Community Foundation $50,000.00 3/23/2016
Austin, TX    
Support for STEM Funders Collaborative supporting high quality summer STEM programs across Central Texas.    
Berkeley Repertory Theatre $20,000.00 4/22/2016
Berkeley, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Create Campaign through renovation and technology updates for Peet's Theatre.    
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development $25,000.00 8/26/2016
Washington, DC    
Support for BUILD Metro DC College and Career Readiness Program.    
California Western School of Law $20,000.00 10/21/2016
San Diego, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant for Freeing the Innocent Program.    
Camp Fire USA First Texas $38,000.00 3/31/2016
Fort Worth, TX    
Support for the onsite Child Development Center and Community Demonstration School providing early childhood education and professional development for early education directors and teachers.    
Capital Area Food Bank of Texas $350,000.00 3/4/2016
Austin, TX    
Support to increase capacity through the construction and equipping of an expanded cold storage space at the Food Bank's new warehouse facility.    
Capital City Village, Inc. $10,000.00 7/22/2016
Austin, TX    
Support to fully implement the Village Connections program providing targeted supportive services to frail or high-needs older adults.    
CASA of Travis County, Inc. $75,000.00 8/6/2016
Austin, TX    
Support for the Family Finding and Engagement Program that aims to find lasting family connections for children in foster care.    
CASA of Travis County, Inc. $10,000.00 10/20/2016
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Child Advocacy in the Foster Care System.    
Center for Child Protection $20,000.00 10/24/2016
Austin, TX    
Adjunct Board member's discretionary grant to provide education to caregivers, community members, and professionals who work with children.    
Center for Nonprofit Management $30,000.00 3/11/2016
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for capacity building through technology infrastructure enhancements.    
Children's Village Incorporated $5,000.00 8/26/2016
Coeur d'Alene, ID    
Support for Trust Based Relational Intervention Training to provide the most comprehensive individualized care for children who have experienced trauma.    
Community In Schools, Central Texas, Inc. $75,000.00 3/22/2016
Austin, TX    
Support for capacity building for development of a comprehensive major gift stewardship plan.    
Con Mi Madre $35,000.00 3/16/2016
Austin, TX    
Support to expand holistic college access and persistence program for Hispanic girls who are primarily low income and first-generation college graduates.    
Foster Angels of Central Texas $20,000.00 6/20/2016
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the needs of foster children in Central Texas.    
Helping Hand Home for Children $25,000.00 3/11/2016
Austin, TX    
Support for the Families First Initiative providing foster family recruitment, placement, and training services.    
Hill Country Conservancy $10,000.00 10/21/2016
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Violet Crown Trail.    
Hillsides $30,000.00 3/16/2016
Pasadena, CA    
Support for the Youth Moving On transitional living program providing housing and program services to emancipating foster youth in the Los Angeles area.    
Houston Children's Chorus, Inc. $20,000.00 10/21/2016
Houston, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Music In the Schools program at low-income schools that cannot afford a music teacher.    
Innocence Project, Inc. $20,000.00 3/23/2016
New York, NY    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the program that aids exonerees' transition back into society after their release from prison.    
Interfaith Education Fund $10,000.00 9/30/2016
Austin, TX    
Community Advisor's discretionary grant to support regional seminars to educate community leaders from twelve states on issues of concern to their families and communities.    
Junior Blind of America $20,000.00 1/15/2016
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for the Infant & Early Childhood Program providing in-home early intervention and parental support services for low-income families with multi-disabled blind children.    
National Domestic Violence Hotline $50,000.00 6/3/2016
Austin, TX    
Support for capacity building through technology upgrades at the Hotline's new headquarters providing increased critical services to domestic violence survivors.    
Promise House $20,000.00 3/31/2016
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operations and salary expenses through the annual Spring Youth Forward Donor Luncheon with a dollar-for-dollar challenge grant.    
Promise House $5,000.00 9/30/2016
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support fund development activities for agency providing a specialized range of services for the homeless.    
Texans Together Education Fund $10,000.00 10/21/2016
Houston, TX    
Community Advisor's discretionary grant to support integrating social media into the community health leaders' program.    
Texas CASA $50,000.00 6/9/2016
Austin, TX    
Support for the Child Outcomes and Volunteer Effectiveness (COVE) project to enhance and improve advocacy and services for children in the Texas foster care system.    
Texas Land Conservancy $10,000.00 10/21/2016
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the "Land for Water" strategic initiative to preserve open space in six priority Texas watersheds.    
The Giving Spirit $25,000.00 3/11/2016
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for the Los Angeles Homeless Outreach Program providing survival kits to homeless populations.    
The Giving Spirit $10,000.00 10/19/2016
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Los Angeles Homeless Outreach Program providing survival kits to homeless populations.    
Tory Burch Foundation $30,000.00 10/26/2016
New York, NY    
Board members' discretionary grant to support Services for Fellows Program.    
UnLtd USA $30,000.00 4/11/2016
Austin, TX    
Support for high-potential, innovative entrepreneurs tackling pressing social and environmental challenges.    
Urban Roots $20,000.00 7/13/2016
Austin, TX    
Support to conduct a capital campaign feasibility study to ultimately secure a long-term home for the agency that uses food and farming to transform the lives of at-risk youth.    
Waller Creek Conservancy $5,000.00 10/21/2016
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Education, Arts, and Outreach Programming.    
Wee Volunteer $15,000.00 10/16/2016
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 $1,206,000.00  

EDUCATION
Austin Community Foundation $35,000.00 3/23/2016
Austin, TX    
Support for Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium, a forum for philanthropic collaboration on public education.    
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) $25,000.00 9/11/2016
Dorchester, MA    
Support for expanded learning programs to bridge the academic achievement gap for low-income students in California.    
Bottom Line, Inc. $25,000.00 4/22/2016
Jamaica Plain, MA    
Support to expand the Boston Success program providing one-on-one, on-and off-campus college persistence services to students from Boston attending 24 Massachusetts colleges.    
Discovery Science Center $21,176.00 10/26/2016
Santa Ana, CA    
Support for Futuros Radiantes (Bright Futures) award-winning program for low-income parents of children age five and under.    
Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas $12,000.00 10/21/2016
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Speech Therapy Program for individuals with Down Syndrome.    
E3 Alliance $100,000.00 4/6/2016
Austin, TX    
Support for RAISEup Texas expansion to transform the middle school experience by enhancing teaching and learning for students across all content areas.    
E3 Alliance $10,000.00 10/20/2016
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Excellence for English Language Learners Success.    
Leadership Austin $5,000.00 10/21/2016
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support program that develops and connects community leaders in the Greater Austin area.    
Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation $750,000.00 9/23/2016
Austin, TX    
Support to expand the Ronya and George Kozmetsky Fellowship in Philanthropy and Community Service to attract and support graduate students preparing for services in the nonprofit and public sector.    
National Alliance For Partnerships In Equity Education Foundation, Inc. $48,000.00 4/6/2016
Gap, PA    
Support to implement STEM micromessaging with research based strategies through a professional development program that creates equitable learning environments and increases student success.    
Partners in School Innovation $40,000.00 10/26/2016
San Francisco, CA    
Support for a district-wide transformation project in Philadelphia Public Schools to improve math and literacy performance for at-risk students.    
Project GRAD Los Angeles $30,000.00 1/8/2016
Mission Hills, CA    
Support for the Transition to College Math and Statistics program to decrease the number of students entering college in need of math remediation.    
Reading Partners $30,000.00 1/8/2016
Pasadena, CA    
Support to expand one-on-one early intervention literacy tutoring for K-4th grade students at low-income Los Angeles schools.    
Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation $100,000.00 8/26/2016
Santa Monica, CA    
Support for Capacity Building for Fundraising Program.    
Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation $10,000.00 10/20/2016
Santa Monica, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the 5th Grade Ballroom Dance program.    
Santa Monica-Malibu USD $100,000.00 9/12/2016
Santa Monica, CA    
Support to pilot Full STEAM Ahead curriculum at Edison Language Academy and Grant Elementary School.    
Texas Lutheran University $49,832.00 3/11/2016
Seguin, TX    
Support for Simulation Lab for newly launched Bachelor of Science nursing program.    
The Literacy Lab $50,000.00 8/6/2016
Washington, DC    
Support to bring the Reading Corps K-3 program to scale in Washington, DC and to implement the Missouri Reading Corps in Kansas City.    
The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center $100,000.00 7/22/2016
Austin, TX    
Support to improve efficiencies of the ACE early childhood literacy program and prepare for future sustainable growth.    
Total $1,541,008.00  

MEDICINE/HEALTH
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $20,000.00 10/21/2016
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Trauma Services and Inpatient Rehabilitation.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Texas $500,000.00 6/10/2016
Dallas, TX    
Support to expand the Children's Health network of pediatric primary care facilities designed to serve as medical homes for low-income families in the Dallas area.    
St. John's Well Child and Family Center $25,000.00 1/13/2016
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to hire a bilingual Care Coordinator to serve low-income children with developmental, behavioral, emotional, and learning disabilities and their families.    
The Christi Center $90,215.00 4/26/2016
Austin, TX    
Support for the Community Grief Support Network Initiative that will develop a cadre of retired school counselors to provide immediate grief and crisis support on school campuses.    
Total $635,215.00  
Grand Total $3,382,223.00  

 


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