2004 GRANTS APPROVED
AS OF 12-17-2004

COMMUNITY
EDUCATION
MEDICINE/HEALTH

COMMUNITY
Organization
Location
Project Description
Amount
Date
A Circle of Ten, Inc. - Network for Collaboration $5,000.00 10/27/2004
Jacksonville, TX    
Support for nonprofit management training workshop series    
American Red Cross Central Texas Chapter $18,000.00 4/16/2004
Austin, Texas    
Support to build resource development capacity    
Any Baby Can Child & Family Resource Center $10,000.00 9/24/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for bilingual home parent educator for the Healthy and Fair Start Program    
Austin Children's Museum $50,000.00 4/15/2004
Austin, Texas    
Support for planning and feasibility study to position the museum for the next phase of growth    
Austin Children's Shelter $10,000.00 10/28/2004
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to provide basic shelter services for abused and neglected children    
Austin Film Society $4,000.00 9/12/2004
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support internship program that provides training and mentoring to individuals seeking to supplement professional experience, learn new skills, and make professional contacts in the film industry    
Barrio Logan College Institute $5,000.00 9/18/2004
San Diego, CA    
Support to hire math tutors for Operation Math Skills    
Bastrop County Family Crisis Center $10,000.00 12/6/2004
Bastrop, TX    
Support for Safe Communities for our Youth to help break the cycle of violence for at-risk children    
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas $6,000.00 10/10/2004
Dallas, TX    
Board member's Discretionary Grant to support Math Blazers program to promote math skills in elementary age students    
Cal Corps Public Service Center $5,000.00 9/16/2004
Berkeley, CA    
Support for "Bears United in Literacy Development" program where Berkeley students provide literacy tutoring to low-income, at-risk students in Oakland and Richmond school districts    
Camp Fire USA Snohomish County Council $3,000.00 5/24/2004
Everett, Washington    
Support for Mega Club program providing youth development services and activities at low-income housing projects and Indian Reservation    
Capital IDEA $15,000.00 6/28/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for Resource Development program that will increase capacity to provide job training that moves families from poverty into high-skilled, high demand jobs    
CASA of Travis County, Inc. $35,000.00 12/9/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for programs providing volunteer advocacy to abused and neglected children    
Center for Child Protection $68,461.00 1/23/2004
Austin, Texas    
Support for the "Bridge Project" serving abused and neglected children by increasing spanish-language services, training and educating law enforcement, and increasing services to "aging out" foster teens    
Centro Latino de Educacion Popular $5,000.00 9/16/2004
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for AVANCE academic intervention program for struggling K-1 grade students    
Challenge Air For Kids & Friends, Inc. $25,000.00 9/27/2004
Dallas, TX    
Support for AVANCE academic intervention program for struggling K-1 grade students    
Childhelp USA Tennessee $15,000.00 2/24/2004
Knoxville, Tennessee    
Support for Children's Advocacy Center's Mobile Unit serving child abuse victims in rural areas    
Communities In Schools, Central Texas, Inc. $4,000.00 3/2/2004
Austin, Texas    
Support to evaluate AmeriCorps tutoring program for elementary and middle school children    
Community Services Resource Corporation $9,055.00 5/10/2004
Los Angeles, California    
Support for centralized computer system to help locate available beds for domestic violence victims within Los Angeles county's 23 emergency crisis intervention shelters    
Conference of Southwest Foundations $3,000.00 3/17/2004
Dallas, Texas    
Support for programs and general operations    
Conference of Southwest Foundations $5,000.00 7/27/2004
Dallas, Texas    
Support to help underwrite cost of developing a comprehensive website    
Council on Foundations $12,967.00 3/15/2004
Washington, DC    
Support for programs and general operations    
Council on Foundations $13,460.00 3/15/2004
Washington, DC    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Dallas CASA $10,000.00 10/8/2004
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support advocacy and case management services for child victims of abuse provided by volunteer court appointed advocates    
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center $3,000.00 9/12/2004
Dallas, TX    
Board members' discretionary grants for core programs that provide child-sensitive investigative, prosecution, and counseling services to child victims of abuse    
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center $43,300.00 9/27/2004
Dallas, TX    
Adjunct Board grant for Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Child Advocate Program    
Down Home Ranch $25,000.00 5/4/2004
Elgin, Texas    
Support for programs serving adults and children with mental disabilities    
Family Connections $25,000.00 12/17/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for Parents of Newborns Project    
For the Children, Inc. $5,000.00 6/25/2004
Austin, TX    
Support to purchase basic school supplies for children on free and reduced lunch program in ten area school districts    
Friends of the Katy Trail $7,500.00 9/16/2004
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to construct and maintain plaza on Katy Trail overlooking Reverchon Park    
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County $7,500.00 11/22/2004
San Leandro, CA    
Support for Eureka! Teen Achievement program which is a program in math, science, and technology for underserved junior high and high school girls    
Grantmakers for Children Youth and Families $1,000.00 3/11/2004
Washington, D.C.    
Support for programs and general operations    
Greenlights for Nonprofit Success $75,000.00 1/23/2004
Austin, Texas    
Support to provide capacity building services that address management needs of central Texas nonprofits    
Greenlights for Nonprofit Success $10,000.00 7/11/2004
Austin, Tx    
Board member's discretionary grant to expand management assistance and capacity building services for Central Texas nonprofits    
Heart of Los Angeles Youth $5,000.00 6/22/2004
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for BRIDGES academic enrichment intersession program for inner city middle school youth    
Highland Park United Methodist Church-Child Development Program $7,000.00 10/8/2004
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support child development program for preschoolers    
Homeward Bound $20,000.00 11/22/2004
Phoenix, AZ    
Support for Children's Services program benefiting children victimized by homelessness and domestic violence    
Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado $10,000.00 2/24/2004
Grand Junction, Colorado    
Program support for the Institute of Palliative Care to educate professionals and patients on end of life issues    
James Dick Foundation $25,000.00 12/9/2004
Round Top, TX    
Support for The International Festival-Institute's 2005 Young Persons' Concert and documentary project    
Mercy High School $2,000.00 10/10/2004
Baltimore, MD    
Board member's discretionary grant to support development seminar for student leaders    
Midtown Educational Foundation $7,500.00 9/24/2004
Chicago, IL    
Support for Midtown Metro Achievement Program preparing at-risk youth for enrollment in college prep high schools    
National Center for Family Philanthropy $50,000.00 10/25/2004
Washington, DC    
Support for the "Leadership for a New Generation" Initiative to sustain and support the growth of family philanthropy    
Nontraditional Employment for Women $5,000.00 9/10/2004
New York, NY    
Support for Project Superwomen to address the problem of securing long-term employment for domestic violence survivors    
Para Los Ninos $65,000.00 9/27/2004
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for SPIN / Video Interactive Guidance training program for Child Development Center and After-School Program teachers    
Prevent Child Abuse Texas $2,500.00 10/25/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for 2005 Annual Conference on the Prevention of Child Abuse    
SafePlace $50,000.00 12/6/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for general operations of programs serving victims of domestic violence    
Santa Barbara School District $5,000.00 12/6/2004
Santa Barbara, CA    
Support for Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters Program an early intervention school readiness program    
Santa Monica Baykeeper $10,000.00 11/10/2004
Marina Del Rey, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Beachkeeper Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program    
Texas Council on Family Violence $25,000.00 12/17/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for the National Domestic Violence Hotline Information Technology Future State Plan    
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid $7,500.00 5/28/2004
Weslaco, Texas    
Support for the "Legal Assistance to Rural Shelters" project providing legal assistance to victims of family violence    
The Austin Symphony Orchestra $15,000.00 9/24/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for Young People's Concert Series    
The Family Place $5,000.00 10/25/2004
Dallas, TX    
Support for Youth Education & Prevention Services to educate students about bullying, dating violence and family violence prevention    
The Giving Spirit $5,000.00 10/18/2004
Los Angeles, CA    
Board Member's discretionary grant to provide survival kits to homeless population    
The Junior League of Austin $25,000.00 7/1/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for Hispanic Mother Daughter Program supporting Hispanic girls in grades 6-12 who have the academic potential to succeed in college    
The University of North Carolina Hospitals $10,000.00 7/19/2004
Chapel Hill, NC    
Support for clinical intervention services for children and their caretakers    
The Women's Museum: An Institute for the Future $50,000.00 10/5/2004
Dallas, TX    
Support to develop a long-range strategic vision and written plan for the museum    
University of Southern Mississippi, Center for Sustainable Heatlh Outreach $6,500.00 3/2/2004
Hattiesburg, Mississippi    
Support to implement an accreditation system for the Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker program    
Westside Children's Center $5,000.00 11/22/2004
Culver City, CA    
Support to provide prevention-based services to reduce child abuse    
Women's Advocacy Project $15,000.00 12/9/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for the Emergency Protective Order Program    
Women's Shelter of South Texas $7,500.00 11/17/2004
Corpus Christi, TX    
Support for Family Visitation Services Program    
Women's Transitional Living Center $5,000.00 4/30/2004
Orange, California    
Support for educational classes to help reduce high-risk behavior of adult and children clients who are victims of domestic violence    
Total $994,743.00  

EDUCATION
ACTION Council of Monterey County $10,000.00 2/5/2004
Salinas, California    
Support for Raising A Reader program helping children ages 0-5 develop pre-literacy skills    
Baylor College of Medicine $10,000.00 11/22/2004
Houston, TX    
Support for BioEd Online, a web-based resource for high school science teachers    
Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University $5,000.00 5/29/2004
Baltimore, Maryland    
Support for KindergARTten Camp, a new model of summer school programming to boost reading achievement among low-income children in four elementary schools    
Children's Literacy Initiative $5,000.00 6/14/2004
Philadelphia, PA    
Support for "Effective Literacy Instruction and Other Strategies for the Classroom" professional development workshops for K-3 Teach For America corps members    
Community Resources for Science $5,000.00 9/10/2004
Berkeley, CA    
Support for Teacher Services Program that provides science professional development workshops for elementary school teachers    
Earthen Vessels $3,000.00 9/10/2004
Cambridge, MA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support tutoring and mentoring program for at-risk children    
Friends of Reading is Fundamental of Austin $5,000.00 11/22/2004
Austin, TX    
Support to purchase books for the Infant and Preschool Program    
Literacy Assistance Center $10,000.00 5/10/2004
New York, New York    
Support for professional development workshop series on best practices in promoting adolescent literacy    
Literacy Instruction for Texas $5,000.00 11/22/2004
Dallas, TX    
Support for adult literacy and ESL program    
Marist College $10,000.00 10/25/2004
Poughkeepsie, NY    
Support for Science on the Net project to integrate technology and improve elementary science instruction    
Moore-Weis Children's Center of Austin $35,595.00 12/6/2004
Austin, TX    
Support to obtain accreditation as an Early Childhood and Elementary Special Purpose School    
Nanotechnology Foundation of Texas $6,000.00 3/12/2004
Houston, Texas    
Support for annual nanotechnology research conference    
Puente Learning Center $15,000.00 10/25/2004
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Family Literacy program    
REACH, Inc. (Reading Enriches All Children) $2,000.00 7/13/2004
Norfolk, VA    
Support for Motheread Program that provides mothers with skills and confidence to actively participate in their child's literacy development    
Redwood City Friends of Literacy $5,000.00 6/16/2004
Redwood City, CA    
Support for Project Read youth and family literacy programs    
Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation $5,000.00 12/6/2004
Santa Monica, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Tech4All computer recycling program    
Schreiner Universtiy $10,800.00 4/8/2004
Kerrville, Texas    
Support for Learning Support Services Program for college students with learning disabilities and Expanding Your Horizons math and science career awareness conference for middle school students    
Scottish Rite Learning Center $49,500.00 7/1/2004
Austin, TX    
Support for Dyslexia Research Foundation's phase I research on the economic impact of dyslexia in Texas    
Teachers21 $10,000.00 11/10/2004
Newton, MA    
Support for the Teacher Instructional Leadership program    
Texas State University $24,862.00 10/25/2004
San Marcos, TX    
Support for Alliance for Communication and Entrepreneurship teaching under graduate students leadership, creative problem solving, communication & entrepreneurship skills    
The Accelerated School $10,000.00 11/12/2004
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Student, Family, and Community Services Program that strengthens student academic support by building school partnerships with parents and the community    
The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault at The University of Texas at Austin $180,000.00 4/2/2004
Austin, Texas    
Support for the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to advance knowledge on domestic violence and sexual assault through research, training, and outreach    
The University of Texas at Austin - LBJ School of Public Affairs $37,500.00 1/19/2004
Austin, Texas    
Support for program operations of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service    
University of Washington, School of Social Work $25,000.00 7/13/2004
Seattle, WA    
Support for Community Service Learning Program for undergraduate students who are teamed with local nonprofit organizations    
Urban Education Partnership $15,000.00 12/9/2004
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for the 2005 California Institute for School Boards    
Words Alive $3,000.00 11/10/2004
San Diego, CA    
Support for early literacy intervention program    
Total $502,257.00  

MEDICINE/HEALTH
Baylor College of Medicine $10,000.00 10/18/2004
Houston, TX    
Board Member's discretionary grant to support Clinical Scientist Training Program    
Breast Cancer Resource Center of Austin $5,000.00 9/12/2004
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to maintain a free, up-to-date, and accurate library collection on breast cancer at three lending libraries    
Children's Medical Center of Dallas $120,000.00 9/27/2004
Dallas, TX    
Adjunct Board grant for research fellow in infectious disease    
Children's Medical Center of Dallas $10,000.00 11/17/2004
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support capital campaign    
City of Hope National Medical Center $25,000.00 2/25/2004
Los Angeles, California    
Support for ALS Research    
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Lone Star Chapter $2,500.00 10/18/2004
Houston, TX    
Board Member's discretionary grant to support the Austin MS Life Center    
Parkland Foundation $25,000.00 9/27/2004
Dallas, TX    
Adjunct Board grant for pediatric mobile medical unit for the Homeless Outreach Medical Services Program    
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Pediatrics $20,000.00 5/14/2004
El Paso, Texas    
Support to improve access to health care for children of the Socorro Independent School District    
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Clinical Immunology $239,638.00 10/2/2004
San Antonio, TX    
Support for research project "Phenotypic Stratification of People with Fibromyalgia Syndrome"    
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Clinical Immunology $403,216.00 10/2/2004
San Antonio, TX    
Support for research project "The Role of Hyaluronic Molecular Size in the Stiffness of Fibromyalgia Syndrome"    
Travis County Medical Society Foundation $75,000.00 4/2/2004
Austin, Texas    
Support for Project Access, a community partnership to improve health care access for low income patients    
Venice Family Clinic $10,000.00 9/18/2004
Venice, CA    
Support for primary health care for low-income, uninsured children aged 0-12    
Total $945,354.00  
Grand Total $2,442,354.00  

 


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