2005 GRANTS APPROVED
AS OF 12-16-2005

COMMUNITY
EDUCATION
MEDICINE/HEALTH

COMMUNITY
Organization
Location
Project Description
Amount
Date
American Red Cross Central Texas Chapter $10,000.00 9/9/2005
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Fund.    
American Red Cross Central Texas Chapter $10,000.00 9/7/2005
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Fund.    
Austin Children's Shelter $10,000.00 10/14/2005
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to provide basic shelter services for abused and neglected children.    
Austin Community Foundation $25,000.00 11/7/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for hurricane relief fund.    
Austin Film Society $2,000.00 11/11/2005
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Internship and Arts Apprentice Program providing education and opportunity for up-and-coming film professionals.    
Austin Steam Train Association $10,000.00 11/17/2005
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support campaign to restore historic steam locomotive.    
AVANCE Waco $10,000.00 11/18/2005
Waco, TX    
Support for Parent Education Program for Hispanic mothers and their children under the age of three.    
Bay Area Community Resources $5,000.00 6/17/2005
San Rafael, CA    
Support for the Willard Youth Support Project that provides tutoring and mentoring to at-risk students.    
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas $6,000.00 10/15/2005
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Math Blazers program to promote math skills in elementary age students.    
Break the Cycle $7,500.00 11/6/2005
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Education & Outreach Program that teaches adolescents about domestic violence, healthy relationships, and legal rights.    
Breakthrough $50,000.00 6/27/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for Organizational Sustainability Initiative,an academic program providing a path to college for high-potential, low-income students.    
Capital Area Food Bank $15,000.00 11/16/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for hurricane relief efforts.    
Capital IDEA $15,000.00 11/6/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for Capacity Expansion Project providing job training and support services that move families from poverty into high-skilled, high-demand jobs.    
Capital of Texas Public Telecommunications Council/KLRU TV $35,000.00 3/21/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for Community Connections Initiative to explore how public television can better serve the central Texas community.    
Capital of Texas Public Telecommunications Council/KLRU-TV $2,500.00 10/15/2005
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operations and fundraising initiatives.    
Carole Kneeland Project $5,000.00 10/15/2005
Seminole, FL    
Board member's discretionary grant to support training programs for broadcast news directors.    
CASA of Cameron and Willacy Counties $7,500.00 8/21/2005
Brownsville, TX    
Support for initiative that provides volunteer recruitment and retention training to local CASA's.    
CASA of Ellis County $5,000.00 6/30/2005
Waxahachie, TX    
Support to expand advocacy services for abused children at newly established CASA.    
CASA of Travis County, Inc. $45,000.00 12/15/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for programs providing volunteer advocacy to abused and neglected children.    
Center for Child Protection $77,418.00 4/1/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for Crossroads Project to expand services for abused and neglected children.    
Center for Nonprofit Management $15,000.00 3/20/2005
Dallas, TX    
Support for Strategic Technology Exchange Program that matches donated equipment from corporations with needs of nonprofit agencies.    
Centro de la Familia $5,000.00 12/15/2005
Colorado Springs, CO    
Support for domestic violence prevention curriculum for children of mothers attending weekly therapeutic support groups.    
Child Crisis Center-East Valley $5,000.00 11/27/2005
Mesa, AZ    
Support for anger management classes for children and parents at the Family Resource Center.    
Children's Advocacy Center for Child Abuse Assessment and Treatment $10,000.00 10/19/2005
Claremont, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Forensic Interview Program.    
Children's Advocacy Center of Hidalgo County $15,000.00 11/17/2005
Edinburg, TX    
Support for programs and services for child victims of abuse.    
Conference of Southwest Foundations $3,000.00 1/12/2005
Dallas, TX    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Council on Foundations $13,460.00 3/15/2005
Washington, DC    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center $5,000.00 9/27/2005
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 $60,000.00 9/26/2005
Dallas, TX    
Adjunct Board grant for Forensic Counselor providing therapy and forensic evaluations for child victims of abuse.    
Domestic Violence Clinic at Georgetown University Law Center $20,000.00 8/8/2005
Washington, DC    
Support for Victim Informed Prosecution project featuring multidisciplinary response team to provide victims with holistic, legal, social, and safety issues.    
Down Home Ranch $800,000.00 10/1/2005
Elgin, TX    
Support for Capstone Campaign to complete the Master Plan that will increase capacity to serve youth and adults with mental disabilities.    
Foundation Communities $10,000.00 11/16/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for hurricane relief effort.    
Foundation for Women's Resources $2,500.00 10/15/2005
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Power Pipeline Program for emerging women leaders.    
Frontiers of Flight Museum $42,000.00 7/11/2005
Dallas, TX    
Support for "How to Make an Elephant Fly" exhibit featuring basic principles of science, math, and pre-physics for middle school students.    
Gads Hill Center $5,000.00 5/11/2005
Chicago, IL    
Support for Teen Connection college preparatory program for low to average achieving students.    
Girls Incorporated of Metro Denver $5,000.00 6/27/2005
Denver, CO    
Support for Smart Girl Initiative, a cluster of math, science, technology, and economic literacy programs for at-risk girls.    
Greenlights for Nonprofit Success $185,000.00 2/4/2005
Austin, TX    
Support to provide capacity building services that address management needs of central Texas nonprofits.    
Heart of Los Angeles Youth $5,000.00 10/24/2005
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for BRIDGES academic enrichment intersession program for inner city middle school youth.    
Helping Hand Home for Children $10,000.00 6/2/2005
Austin, TX    
Support to provide summer educational enrichment services to at-risk students.    
Homeward Bound $30,000.00 11/17/2005
Phoenix, AZ    
Support for childcare services for homeless and domestic violence victims.    
Hospice Austin $10,000.00 3/20/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for Camp Brave Heart grief support camp for children.    
Kid Net Foundation $5,000.00 3/20/2005
Dallas, TX    
Support to implement Play Therapy Program for Jonathan's Place emergency shelter for child victims of abuse.    
La Casa de las Madres $15,000.00 12/6/2005
San Francisco, CA    
Support for Safe Housing Project providing domestic violence prevention and intervention services at family supportive housing sites.    
LifeWorks $50,000.00 12/15/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for program expansion at the South Austin Youth and Family Resource Center.    
Los Angeles Leadership Academy $5,000.00 5/11/2005
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for After-School Program Coordinator.    
Meals on Wheels $1,500.00 11/16/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for hurricane relief efforts.    
National Center for Family Philanthropy $100,000.00 12/7/2005
Wasington, DC    
Support for the "Leadership for a New Generation" Initiative to encourage, develop, and support new leaders in family philanthropy.    
New Visions Foundation $10,000.00 11/27/2005
Santa Monica, CA    
Support for the Center for Educational Opportunity providing educational and social support to foster youth in Los Angeles County.    
Para Los Ni?os $50,000.00 9/26/2005
Los Angeles, CA    
Adjunct Board grant to support the Youth Center after-school program for at-risk children.    
Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children, Inc. $25,000.00 4/29/2005
Killeen, TX    
Support for school program coordinator for outdoor education program for children with special needs.    
Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale $3,500.00 4/15/2005
Conyers, GA    
Support for Family Nurturing Center providing parenting and family education classes to prevent child abuse.    
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) $7,500.00 6/30/2005
Washington, DC    
Support to launch new Online Hotline to provide web-based counseling and referral for victims of sexual assault.    
SafePlace $247,860.00 6/3/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for capacity building to expand development department.    
Santa Barbara School District $10,000.00 11/6/2005
Santa Barbara, CA    
Support for Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters early intervention school readiness program.    
Search Institute $20,000.00 7/11/2005
Minneapolis, MN    
Support for 2005 Healthy Communities/Healthy Youth Conference focusing on developmental assets.    
Seguin Youth Services $3,000.00 4/6/2005
Seguin, TX    
Support for Prevention First providing school and neighborhood based educational, social, and recreational programs for at-risk youth.    
Social Responsibility Corporation $15,000.00 12/16/2005
San Antonio, TX    
Support to create the Virtual Guide to Texas Resource Centers on the Texasnonprofits website.    
South Bay Community Services $20,000.00 12/11/2005
Chula Vista, CA    
Support for "Mi Escuelita" preschool program for children who have been exposed to domestic violence.    
Summit Education Initiative $10,000.00 4/29/2005
Akron, OH    
Support for Learning Connections initiative that teams school systems with community organizations to create learning experiences on mathematics concepts for middle grades.    
Synergy Services $5,000.00 5/10/2005
Parkville, MO    
Support for Power Through Choices Prevention Education Program for children and youth.    
Texas CASA $15,000.00 6/30/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for initiative that provides volunteer recruitment and retention training to local CASA's.    
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid $25,000.00 10/19/2005
Weslaco, TX    
Support for the Legal Assistance to Rural Shelters project providing legal assistance to victims of family violence.    
The Associated Colleges of Illinois $5,000.00 4/29/2005
Chicago, IL    
Support for College Readiness Math and Science Academy for high school juniors.    
The Austin Symphony $20,000.00 10/19/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for Young People's Concert Series.    
The Children's Museum of Houston $1,500.00 11/17/2005
Houston, TX    
Support for Open Doors program providing low-income families access to museum programs and exhibits regardless of their ability to pay.    
The Family Place $5,000.00 12/12/2005
Dallas, TX    
Support for Youth Education & Prevention Services to educate students about bullying, dating violence, and family violence prevention.    
The Family Services Center $48,000.00 3/8/2005
Marble Falls, TX    
Support to establish a center providing a one-stop shop for public health and social services for the Highland Lakes region.    
The Visiting Nurse Association Meals on Wheels Program $8,000.00 10/15/2005
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Meals on Wheels program.    
The Women's Museum: An Institute for the Future $200,000.00 10/1/2005
Dallas, TX    
Support for capacity building and program development for the Ronya Kozmetsky Institute for the Future.    
Women's Protective Services of Lubbock $10,000.00 3/29/2005
Lubbock, TX    
Support for EMPLOY Program providing job readiness and placement assistance to victims of domestic violence.    
Youth Employment Partnership $7,000.00 4/11/2005
Oakland, CA    
Support to provide educational support services to at-risk youth participating in job training programs.    
Total $2,556,738.00  

EDUCATION
Austin Can! Academy $5,000.00 11/27/2005
Austin, TX    
Support to provide literacy skills for at-risk students through READ 180 Reading Laboratories.    
Austin Independent School District $150,000.00 6/3/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for "Putting Research Into Practice: Identifying Explicit and Effective Strategies for Reducing Achievement Gaps for Austin AISD African American Students".    
Billings Public Schools $5,000.00 4/29/2005
Billings, MT    
Support for "Literacy Proficiency at the Middle School" providing teacher development to assist struggling readers.    
Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach $5,000.00 11/8/2005
Long Beach, CA    
Support for Read to Me literacy program for low-income children.    
Capitol Area Reach Out and Read $15,000.00 12/6/2005
Austin, TX    
Support to build regional alliance's capacity to support and expand Central Texas area Reach Out and Read sites providing pediatric early literacy programs.    
Center for Reform of School Systems $25,000.00 5/30/2005
Houston, TX    
Support for The Texas Institute for School Boards to improve the governance and reform leadership of urban schools.    
Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University $5,000.00 5/5/2005
Baltimore, MD    
Support for summer literacy camp to address summer learning loss among low-income early elementary students and improve new teacher recruitment and retention.    
Children's Literacy Initiative $5,000.00 6/14/2005
Philadelphia, PA    
Support for Summer Literacy Institutes for Teach for America corp members.    
Communities in Schools Dallas Region $50,000.00 9/26/2005
Dallas, TX    
Adjunct Board grant to provide one-on-one professional case management to help at-risk students stay in school and learn successfully.    
Community Action Council of South Texas $10,000.00 8/22/2005
Rio Grande City, TX    
Support for Raising a Reader program to promote literacy among children from low-income families.    
Community Coordinated Child Care, Inc. $5,000.00 5/11/2005
Madison, WI    
Support for literacy workshop series for child care providers.    
Highland Park ISD Education Foundation $5,000.00 7/18/2005
Dallas, TX    
Board members' discretionary grants to support math and science instructional materials for Bradfield Elementary School.    
Jumpstart for Young Children $10,000.00 6/27/2005
Boston, MA    
Support for national expansion to initiate two new program sites in Texas that will provide early literacy programming for pre-school children.    
Just for the Kids $50,000.00 12/16/2005
Austin, TX    
Support to complete and pilot the JFTK School Improvement Service that combines Just for the Kids research, tools, and services into a comprehensive package to help schools improve student achievement.    
KIPP Austin College Prep $45,000.00 12/7/2005
Austin, TX    
Support to establish a comprehensive development program.    
Learning to Give $20,000.00 11/27/2005
Muskegon, MI    
Support to recode K-12 curriculum on philanthropy to the state education standards of Texas.    
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford $10,000.00 11/11/2005
Palo Alto, CA    
Support for Adolescent Outreach Program providing mobile medical services for homeless and uninsured adolescents.    
Nanotechnology Foundation of Texas $6,000.00 4/29/2005
Houston, TX    
Support for annual nanotechnology research conference.    
Partners in School Innovation $15,000.00 12/15/2005
San Francisco, CA    
Support for Oak Grove School District Partnership to enhance quality of teaching and improve literacy levels at four Title One elementary schools.    
Puente Learning Center $15,000.00 12/6/2005
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for the Family Literacy program.    
Reading is Fundamental of Southern California $10,000.00 6/20/2005
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for WIC Family Literacy Collaborative promoting early literacy and library access.    
San Diego Family Care $10,000.00 6/1/2005
San Diego, CA    
Support for Early Literacy Childhood Program.    
Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation $10,000.00 11/6/2005
Santa Monica, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Tech4All computer recycling program.    
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District $301,000.00 10/1/2005
Santa Monica, CA    
Support for Math Coordinator and professional development initiatives Lesson Link and Academic Conferences.    
Schreiner University $10,800.00 10/19/2005
Kerrville, TX    
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.    
St. Edward's University $10,000.00 10/14/2005
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Kozmetsky Center of Excellence in Global Finance speaker series.    
Stuart Mesa Elementary School $5,800.00 6/30/2005
Oceanside, CA    
Support for SMART program to provide intervention for struggling readers school-wide.    
Teach for America $10,000.00 11/18/2005
New York, NY    
Support for teacher training program to increase effectiveness in the classroom.    
Texas State University $50,000.00 11/6/2005
San Marcos, TX    
Support for Mathworks curriculum development project that prepares young students for algebra.    
The Museum Institute for Teaching Science $5,000.00 12/9/2005
Boston, MA    
Support for the Professional Development Summer Institute for K-8 teachers to promote inquiry-based hands-on teaching of science.    
The University of Texas at Austin - LBJ School of Public Affairs $12,500.00 2/22/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for program operations of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service.    
The University of Texas Elementary School $17,135.00 7/25/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for curriculum materials for third-grade math and reading programs.    
Uniondale Union Free School District $15,000.00 12/15/2005
Uniondale, NY    
Support for a teacher development program in collaboration with the New Teacher Center to link student data with differentiated instructional strategies.    
University of Washington School of Social Work $10,000.00 11/8/2005
Seattle, WA    
Support for Community Service Learning Program for undergraduate students who are teamed with local nonprofit organizations.    
Total $933,235.00  

MEDICINE/HEALTH
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association $5,000.00 4/29/2005
Chicago, IL    
Support for Senior Lifesteps Geriatric Advising Service pilot program to help Alzheimer's patients assess an appropriate level of care.    
Ambulatory Surgery Access Coalition $6,000.00 8/26/2005
San Francisco, CA    
Support for Operation Access providing essential outpatient surgery to uninsured through a volunteer network.    
American Diabetes Association $4,000.00 10/20/2005
Alexandria, VA    
Board member's discretionary grant for educational and recreational camp in North Texas for children with diabetes.    
Baylor College of Medicine $10,000.00 10/15/2005
Houston, TX    
Board Member's discretionary grant to support the Clinical Scientist Training Program.    
Central City Lutheran Mission $15,000.00 11/17/2005
San Bernardino, CA    
Support for partial H Street Clinic providing primary, urgent, and preventative healthcare for youth under age 21.    
Children's Medical Center of Dallas $10,000.00 10/15/2005
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Center's capital campaign.    
Community Care Health Centers $10,000.00 12/6/2005
Huntington Beach, CA    
Support for the development of three expansion community clinics serving the low-income and uninsured.    
Extra Hands for ALS $50,000.00 4/11/2005
St. Louis, MO    
Support to expand program into Texas that raises public awareness, promotes community service, and assists families dealing with ALS.    
For the Love of Christi $10,000.00 3/21/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for Kids Who Kare project providing grief support for children and adolescents.    
HEALS, Inc. $15,000.00 4/11/2005
Huntsville, AL    
Support to establish school-based clinic providing primary health care services for children that include dental, social services, education, and chronic disease management.    
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing $162,510.00 6/3/2005
Lubbock, TX    
Support for Second Degree Program that provides accelerated alternate entry baccalaureate degree in nursing for students with a degree in another field.    
The Burnham Institute $10,000.00 9/27/2005
La Jolla, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support biomedical research.    
The Burnham Institute $75,000.00 10/1/2005
La Jolla, CA    
Support for biomedical research to advance ALS research.    
The University of Texas School of Nursing $30,000.00 10/19/2005
Austin, TX    
Support for start-up costs to open a primary health care clinic that provides patient services and clinical training for nursing students.    
Thurston-Mason Medical Society $10,000.00 6/16/2005
Olympia, WA    
Support to increase access to medical care for low income, uninsured patients in Thurston County.    
Venice Family Clinic $10,000.00 10/19/2005
Venice, CA    
Support for primary health care for low-income, uninsured children aged 0-19.    
Total $432,510.00  
Grand Total $3,922,483.00  

 


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