2009 GRANTS APPROVED
AS OF 12-30-2009

COMMUNITY
EDUCATION
MEDICINE/HEALTH

COMMUNITY
Organization
Location
Project Description
Amount
Date
A Place Called Home $20,000.00 7/14/2009
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Educational Services Program, an after school and Intersession program for at-risk youth.    
ACTION Council of Monterey County $15,000.00 11/30/2009
Salinsa, CA    
Support for Girls Inc. of the Central Coast affiliate providing leadership development for female youth.    
Any Baby Can Child & Family Resource Center $75,000.00 5/26/2009
Austin, TX    
Support to help maintain critical prenatal and parenting education services to low income, at-risk teens and women.    
Ark House Foundation $7,000.00 7/24/2009
Richardson, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to provide low cost, temporary housing for patients and their families while undergoing long-term medical treatment in the Dallas area.    
Austin Children's Museum $100,000.00 4/16/2009
Austin, TX    
Support to provide capacity building funds to support the planning and design for the construction of the new museum facility.    
Austin Children's Shelter $25,000.00 5/26/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the Building Tomorrows Program to coordinate and support the educational achievement of each child housed at the Shelter.    
Austin Children's Shelter $10,000.00 10/13/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the S.A.F.E. program providing basic needs for abused and neglected children.    
Austin Community Foundation $35,000.00 7/17/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for capacity building and programming for A Legacy of Giving.    
Austin Community Foundation $10,000.00 12/7/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to build a playground shade structure in Rollingwood Park.    
Austin Film Society $1,000.00 10/13/2009
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 Music Foundation $10,000.00 10/20/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Educational Program & Outreach Support.    
Austin Travis County MHMR $10,000.00 5/26/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the Community Voice Mail Program connecting vulnerable populations without phones to social services.    
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeast Louisiana $15,000.00 4/10/2009
New Orleans, LA    
Support to expand program through matching of Edna McConnell Clark Foundation challenge grant.    
Break the Cycle $20,000.00 11/30/2009
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to develop The Girl Scouts Edition of violence prevention curriculum.    
C5 Youth Foundation of Southern California, Inc. $10,000.00 9/23/2009
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the College Preparatory Program for at-risk youth in Los Angeles County.    
Camp Fire USA First Texas Council $25,000.00 8/13/2009
Ft. Worth, TX    
Support for the Kindergarten Readiness Program helping prepare low-income children for school by enhancing the quality of their early care and education.    
Capital Area Food Bank of Texas $75,000.00 12/11/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the purchase of a second Mobile Food Pantry vehicle to reach twice as many Central Texas families.    
Caritas of Austin $100,000.00 12/17/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the Employment, Food Pantry, and Community Advocate Services Program.    
CASA Marianella $20,000.00 10/20/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Posada Esperanza transitional family shelter program for homeless immigrant and refugee women and their children    
CASA of Los Angeles $15,000.00 9/1/2009
Monterey Park, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support capacity building efforts aimed at serving more children in the foster care system.    
Center for Child Protection $279,173.00 3/6/2009
Austin, TX    
Support to expand services and strengthen their capacity to help child victims of abuse    
Center for Child Protection $10,000.00 10/13/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Tending Our Future program    
Child Abuse Prevention Center $25,000.00 12/16/2009
Dallas, TX    
Support for the Healthy Families Program providing parenting education, counseling, and mentoring services for teen mothers in Dallas County.    
Children of the Night $10,000.00 4/3/2009
Van Nuys, CA    
Support to provide rescue, care, and education for child prostitutes.    
Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas, Inc. $25,000.00 9/1/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for statewide Evaluation and Assessment for Children's Advocacy Centers.    
Citizen Schools $20,000.00 5/26/2009
Austin, TX    
Support to expand program services including the new 8th Grade Academy college readiness component at Bedichek and Kealing Middle Schools    
Cleveland Scholarship Programs $10,000.00 6/25/2009
Cleveland, OH    
Support for Six to Success Program providing college access and retention services to 6th-12th grade students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.    
Communities in Schools Dallas Region $50,000.00 6/29/2009
Dallas, TX    
Support for the Targeted Intervention Program at Sunset and W.W. Samuell high schools in the Dallas Independent School District.    
Communities In Schools, Central Texas, Inc. $10,000.00 10/13/2009
Austin, TX    
Community member's discretionary grant to support the XY-Zone: Male Involvement Project.    
Conference of Southwest Foundations $3,000.00 2/3/2009
Dallas, TX    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Council on Foundations $17,242.00 11/18/2009
Arlington, VA    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Dallas Women's Foundation $10,000.00 9/17/2009
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant for general operating support of programs that promote the potential of women and girls.    
FamilyConnections $70,000.00 2/28/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the agency's first Director of Development to help build organizational capacity.    
First United Methodist Church $11,500.00 10/20/2009
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Homeless Employment & Life-Skills Program (HELP).    
Foundation Communities $25,000.00 7/13/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the PATHS to Reading Achievement After-School and Summer Youth Program for elementary-school children from low-income families.    
GENaustin $25,000.00 12/14/2009
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 $15,000.00 9/1/2009
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the 24-hour Assistance Program for victims of domestic violence.    
Greenlights for Nonprofit Success $40,000.00 4/14/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the upgrade to a new Constituent Relationship Management system.    
H.A.N.D.S. of Wyoming County $10,000.00 5/14/2009
Tunkhannock, PA    
Support for expansion of the Parents As Teachers Program providing home visiting and group educational services for families with children birth to five years old.    
Interfaith Education Fund $10,000.00 10/16/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support regional seminars to educate community leaders from nine Southwestern states on issues of concern to their families and communities.    
James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts $25,000.00 5/21/2009
Round Top, TX    
Support for the 2009 Young Persons' Concert.    
Kid Net Foundation $10,000.00 3/16/2009
Dallas, TX    
Support for case management services at Jonathan's Place emergency shelter for abused and neglected children.    
Los Angeles Neighborhood Housing Services $10,000.00 12/8/2009
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support homeownership preservation services.    
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank $10,000.00 10/27/2009
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the BackPack Program providing low-income children with meals over the weekend.    
Los Angeles Retarded Citizens Foundation $10,000.00 12/9/2009
Saugus, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to enhance the lives of developmentally disabled individuals with cultural, social, and fitness activities.    
Lower East Side Tenement Museum $25,000.00 4/9/2009
New York, NY    
Support for educational programs that teach about American social, ethnic, urban, working class, and immigrant history.    
National Center for State Courts $15,000.00 7/16/2009
Williamsburg, VA    
Support for the Third National Judicial Leadership Summit on Children to improve court oversight of child welfare cases and improve outcomes for children who have been abused and neglected.    
New Visions Foundation $35,000.00 10/22/2009
Santa Monica, CA    
Support for the Center for Educational Opportunity to ensure that teens aging out of foster care have the necessary tools for educational success.    
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence $15,000.00 3/17/2009
San Jose, CA    
Support for the Language Bank program providing translational services to monolingual and immigrant victims of domestic violence.    
Peace4Kids $5,000.00 11/12/2009
Compton, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support programs and services for foster and at-risk youth in South Los Angeles.    
Promise House $30,517.00 12/16/2009
Dallas, TX    
Support for the Emergency Youth Shelter providing food, clothing, shelter, physical health care, education, life skills training, case management, and therapy for homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth in Dallas County.    
SafePlace $240,000.00 3/6/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for a capacity building project to enhance leadership structure.    
Surfrider Foundation $20,000.00 10/13/2009
San Clemente, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support grassroots environmental campaigns.    
Texas Advocacy Project $50,000.00 12/17/2009
Austin, TX    
Support to conduct a comprehensive statewide needs assessment for the Legal Hotline.    
Texas CASA $20,000.00 7/31/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the Strategic Planning Project that will position the organization for continued success, build capacity to help meet the needs of the 68 member CASA network, and ensure that services are delivered efficiently and effectively.    
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid $25,000.00 5/26/2009
Weslaco, TX    
Support for the "Legal Assistance to Rural Shelters" project providing legal assistance to victims of family violence    
The Austin Symphony Orchestra $20,000.00 2/20/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the Young People's Concert Series.    
The Family Place $25,000.00 7/28/2009
Dallas, TX    
Support for Youth Education & Prevention Services to educate students about bullying, dating violence, and family violence prevention.    
The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault at U.T. Austin $75,000.00 5/7/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for operations 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 $50,000.00 5/26/2009
Austin, TX    
Support to establish Austin's first La Clase Magica site at the Mexican American Cultural Center.    
The Women's Museum: An Institute for the Future $100,000.00 12/22/2009
Dallas, TX    
Support for the 2010 Leadership America Program.    
Total $2,089,432.00  

EDUCATION
Austin Community Foundation $61,461.00 6/29/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for AISD Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders' College Bound Program.    
BookSpring $60,000.00 11/19/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the Neighborhood of Readers program to build early literacy skills for children from birth to age eight.    
Capital IDEA $25,000.00 2/5/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the Teacher Pipeline Project providing supportive programming to help teaching assistants become licensed teachers with a bachelor's degree in high-need content areas such as bilingual or special education.    
Center for Reform of School Systems $50,000.00 12/14/2009
Houston, TX    
Support for the 2010 Texas Institute for School Boards and Texas Fellows Alumni Program.    
Children's Literacy Initiative $65,000.00 12/17/2009
Philadelphia, PA    
Support to expand Blueprint for Early Literacy pre-kindergarten curriculum and teacher training Program in Chicago and Brooklyn.    
Community Resources for Science $35,000.00 12/8/2009
Berkeley, CA    
Support for K-5 Science Connections that provides teacher development and the Community in the Classroom scientist role model volunteer Program.    
Concordia University Texas $350,000.00 3/6/2009
Austin, TX    
Support the creation of a four-year Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing Program.    
Discovery Science Center $25,000.00 12/17/2009
Santa Ana, CA    
Support to provide free professional development in science instruction for K-12 educators in Orange County.    
E3 Alliance $15,000.00 6/5/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the Central Texas Education Stimulus Collaborative.    
KIPP LA Schools $15,000.00 6/29/2009
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for leadership and professional development programs for KIPP LA educators and administrators.    
Los Angeles Unified School District Fairfax Campus $20,000.00 12/30/2009
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Shenandoah Family Literacy Program providing family literacy education for children, parents, and grandparents at Shenandoah Street Elementary School.    
Manhattan Beach Education Foundation $40,000.00 10/28/2009
Manhattan Beach, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support science and computer lab specialists, reading enrichment, and librarians at the Manhattan Beach Unified School District elementary schools.    
Mothers' Club Community Center $30,000.00 12/14/2009
Pasadena, CA    
Support for the Family Literacy Program.    
New Village Charter School $25,000.00 6/25/2009
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for an extended academic program for disadvantaged teenage girls.    
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program $15,000.00 3/12/2009
Seattle, WA    
Support for literacy services and programs for low-income families in Spokane, WA.    
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District $300,000.00 9/17/2009
Santa Monica, CA    
Support for multiple initiatives to improve teaching and learning by building individual campus capacity for instructional leadership.    
Teach for America $50,000.00 7/21/2009
McAllen, TX    
Support for Texas Program Expansion and Early Education Initiative.    
The Ex-Students' Association of The University of Texas at Austin $10,000.00 12/30/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant in support of the 40 Acres Scholarship Program to recruit and recognize exceptional students, enriching their lives and nurturing their development as future leaders.    
The Rise School of Austin $25,000.00 7/6/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for comprehensive speech and language evaluations for children with special needs.    
Total $1,216,461.00  

MEDICINE/HEALTH
Ambulatory Surgery Access Coalition $30,000.00 11/30/2009
San Francisco, CA    
Support for Operation Access providing essential outpatient surgery to the uninsured through a volunteer network.    
Angel Flight West $50,000.00 5/18/2009
Santa Monica, CA    
Support to upgrade the Angel Flight Informaiton Database System's software.    
Austin Child Guidance Center $13,000.00 5/13/2009
Austin, TX    
Support for the Kids in the Middle Project providing mental health counseling and psychiatric services for children referred by the Travis County Domestic Relations Office.    
Baylor College of Medicine $20,000.00 11/4/2009
Houston, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship Program.    
Baylor Health Care System Foundation $10,000.00 11/6/2009
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Cancer Center at Baylor University Medical Center.    
Capital Area Dental Foundation $29,000.00 12/15/2009
Austin, TX    
Support to expand and build the capacity of the Donated Dental Services Program.    
Children's Medical Center Dallas $7,500.00 11/20/2009
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support development of the Pediatric and Family Obesity-Prevention Community Program.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $100,000.00 9/29/2009
Austin, TX    
Adjunct Board grant to support the Healthy Living, Happy Living program of the Texas Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity at Dell Children's Medical Center.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $13,000.00 9/14/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Texas Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity at Dell Children's Medical Center.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,000.00 11/5/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support trauma services for pediatric patients.    
Communities Foundation of Texas $100,000.00 8/17/2009
Dallas, TX    
Support for research to promote brain health for life.    
Essilor Vision Foundation $20,000.00 7/24/2009
Dallas, TX    
Support to provide vision care for low-income elementary school students in Dallas Independent School District.    
Indiana Mothers' Milk Bank $15,000.00 7/14/2009
Indianapolis, IN    
Support for the Milk Money and More project providing donor milk to medically fragile infants.    
Marathon Kids $75,000.00 9/29/2009
Austin, TX    
Adjunct Board grant to support Austin and Los Angeles K-5th grade free, six month running/walking, nutrition and schoolyard gardening program.    
Marathon Kids $10,000.00 9/1/2009
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operating expenses for the Austin-area program.    
People's Community Clinic $50,000.00 5/26/2009
Austin, TX    
Support to provide direct medical services for low-income and at-risk adolescents.    
Southwestern Diabetic Foundation $7,500.00 5/21/2009
Gainesville, TX    
Support for "Camp Sweeny" providing treatment, management, and education programs for diabetic children.    
Sustainable Food Center $35,000.00 9/29/2009
Austin, TX    
Adjunct Board grant to support the Sprouting Healthy Communities initiative to improve access to healthy food for low-income communities.    
Texas Scottish Rite Hosptial for Children $5,000.00 8/11/2009
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to purchase syringe pumps used in administering patient medications.    
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing $250,000.00 3/6/2009
Lubbock, TX    
Support to implement the mobile simulation education program in rural regions of Texas.    
The University of Texas Healthy Science Center at Houston $40,000.00 9/29/2009
Houston, TX    
Adjunct Board grant to support a research project at the UT School of Public Health measuring the effect of parental involvement in the prevention of childhood obesity.    
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center $100,000.00 7/14/2009
Houston, TX    
Support for the Institute for Cancer Care Excellence.    
Valley Community Clinic $20,000.00 7/7/2009
North Hollywood, CA    
Support to establish a new comprehensive adolescent medicine program as an expansion of the Valley Teen Clinic.    
Venice Family Clinic $75,000.00 6/29/2009
Venice, CA    
Support for the pediatric immunization program.    
Total $1,085,000.00  
Grand Total $4,390,893.00  

 


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