2010 GRANTS APPROVED
AS OF 12-17-2010

COMMUNITY
EDUCATION
MEDICINE/HEALTH

COMMUNITY
Organization
Location
Project Description
Amount
Date
1736 Family Crisis Center $25,000.00 11/24/2010
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to provide shelter, counseling, and supportive services for children and youth who have suffered from abuse and/or neglect.    
ACTION Council of Monterey County $20,000.00 11/24/2010
Salinas, CA    
Support for Girls Inc. of the Central Coast affiliate providing leadership development for female youth.    
Ark House Foundation $5,000.00 10/22/2010
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.    
Assistance League of Southern California $15,000.00 7/20/2010
Hollywood, CA    
Support for Operation School Bell on Wheels to outfit impoverished children attending school within the Los Angeles United School District.    
Austin Children's Museum $500,000.00 9/17/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for Unleash the Potential Capital Campaign.    
Austin Community Foundation $46,000.00 8/27/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for capacity building and programming for A Legacy of Giving.    
Austin YMBL Sunshine Camps $20,000.00 7/20/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for the Sunrise Challenge and Leadership Programs serving the needs of at-risk and economically disadvantaged youth in central Texas.    
Bienvenidos Children's Center, Inc. $20,000.00 11/10/2010
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Project Escuelita school readiness program for low-income children ages 0-5 and their parents.    
Buckner Children and Family Services $26,500.00 9/20/2010
Dallas, TX    
Adjunct Board grant to provide ongoing services and programs for teens living in foster care.    
C5 Youth Foundation of Southern California, Inc. $10,000.00 11/13/2010
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 Balcones Council $20,000.00 3/23/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for Centennial Alumni Donor Project to build capacity by engaging Camp Fire alumni as new supporters.    
Candlelight Ranch $12,000.00 11/5/2010
Austin, TX    
Support to conduct an organizational assessment and develop a strategic plan.    
CASA of Los Angeles $20,000.00 10/25/2010
Monterey Park, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support capacity building efforts aimed at serving more children in the foster care system.    
CASA of Williamson County $25,000.00 11/1/2010
Georgetown, TX    
Support to expand hours of two Volunteer Coordinators to increase advocacy services for abused and neglected children.    
Center for Child Protection $20,000.00 10/15/2010
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to provide seed funding for a new Program Specialist position.    
Child Crisis Center of El Paso $20,000.00 11/1/2010
El Paso, TX    
Support to deliver parenting education to at-risk families and parents in order to prevent child abuse and neglect.    
Children's Advocacy Center for Child Abuse Assessment & Treatment $20,000.00 3/15/2010
Pamona, CA    
Support of forensic interviews and case management services for child victims of abuse.    
Comfort for Court Kids, Inc. $10,000.00 10/22/2010
Monterey Park, CA    
Adjunct board member's discretionary grant to support the Teddy Bear Program to provide a source of comfort for children during their court hearings.    
Common Unity Reaching Everyone $10,000.00 11/29/2010
Gardena, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Homework Club for high-risk children in grades 3-8.    
Communities in Schools, Central Texas, Inc. $75,000.00 3/26/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for strategic plan implementation and research evaluation of the XY-Zone Program.    
Communities In Schools, Central Texas, Inc. $10,000.00 10/19/2010
Austin, TX    
Community member's discretionary grant to support the XY-Zone: Male Involvement Project.    
Conference of Southwest Foundations $3,500.00 2/5/2010
Dallas, TX    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center $73,033.00 3/15/2010
Dallas, TX    
Support for a new Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator position to facilitate positive partner relationships.    
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center $5,000.00 10/22/2010
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant for core programs that provide child-sensitive investigative, prosecution, and counseling services to child victims of abuse.    
Denver Museum of Nature & Science $20,000.00 11/1/2010
Denver, CO    
Support for teacher development program to increase science literacy.    
Down Home Ranch $100,000.00 7/1/2010
Elgin, TX    
Support for development office and succession planning.    
Easter Seals Central Texas $13,000.00 7/23/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for one-time costs associated with merger of Easter Seals Central Texas and United Cerebral Palsy Texas.    
Explore Austin $20,000.00 8/27/2010
Austin, TX    
Capacity building support to conduct a Resource Development Assessment.    
Feeding America $20,000.00 10/22/2010
Chicago, IL    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the BackPack Program.    
First United Methodist Church $10,000.00 10/25/2010
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Homeless Employment & Life-Skills Program (HELP)    
Foundation for Women's Resources $50,000.00 9/21/2010
Dallas, TX    
Support for general operating costs.    
Genesis Women's Shelter $12,000.00 11/23/2010
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Emergency Shelter Program.    
Giants Community Fund $20,000.00 11/23/2010
San Francisco, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Junior Giants youth development program.    
Hillsides $75,000.00 9/27/2010
Pasadena, CA    
Adjunct Board grant to support the transitional living program providing housing and program services to emancipating foster youth in the Los Angeles area.    
Homeward Bound $50,000.00 8/27/2010
Phoenix, AZ    
Support for state licensed childcare program for children ages 6 weeks through 5 years of age that come from an environment of homelessness and domestic abuse.    
Interfaith Education Fund $20,000.00 11/12/2010
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support regional seminars to educate community leaders from ten Southwestern states on issues of concern to their families and communities.    
Kid Net Foundation $15,000.00 3/31/2010
Dallas, TX    
Support for case management services at Jonathan's Place emergency shelter for abused and neglected children.    
L.A. Family Housing $20,000.00 11/24/2010
North Hollywood, CA    
Support for CAPE Program to keep children and parents engaged in their own education, health, and well-being during periods of crisis and instability.    
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club $20,000.00 8/28/2010
New York, NY    
Support for Explorers Academy to help keep children ages 6-9 on a positive academic path.    
Mental Health Advocacy Services $10,000.00 11/23/2010
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to provide free legal services to children and adults with mental disabilities in Los Angeles County.    
National Center for Family Philanthropy $100,000.00 3/5/2010
Washington, DC    
Support for general operating expenses.    
National Council on Family Violence $75,000.00 4/19/2010
Austin, TX    
Support to provide training, consultation, and networking for local programs and statewide efforts to promote domestic violence prevention.    
Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation $25,000.00 11/24/2010
Columbus, OH    
Support for Nurse Family Partnership, a national home visitation and prevention program that pairs low-income, first-time mothers with highly trained nurses to improve outcomes for both the mother and child.    
Operation Homefront, Inc. $25,000.00 11/23/2010
San Antonio, TX    
Support to provide assistance to wounded warriors and military families nationwide.    
Partnerships for Children $10,000.00 9/27/2010
Austin, TX    
Adjunct Board grant to support the Financial Education & Asset Development program to educate youth that are transitioning out of foster care about budgeting, savings, spending, and relevant resources regarding finances.    
Points of Light Foundation $60,000.00 12/17/2010
Atlanta, GA    
Support to hire a dedicated Training Manager.    
Positive Coaching Alliance $56,000.00 7/23/2010
Dallas, TX    
Support for the Dallas Double-Goal Coach Project to increase children's enjoyment of and participation in youth sports and improve the educational and character building aspect of youth sports programs.    
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association $10,000.00 10/22/2010
Sarasota, FL    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the New Parent Mentoring Program.    
Promise House $51,692.00 9/27/2010
Dallas, TX    
Adjunct Board grant to support expansion of the Transitional Living Program.    
Promise House $8,000.00 10/22/2010
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the emergency youth shelter.    
Search Institute $25,000.00 10/29/2010
Minneapolis, MN    
Support for the 2011 Big Tent Conference Linking Schools, Youth, Families, and Communities.    
Sheltering Wings Center for Women $15,000.00 4/19/2010
Danville, IN    
Support for the Children's Therapist position to increase therapy and counseling services.    
South Bay Community Services $30,000.00 7/20/2010
Chula Vista, CA    
Support for "Mi Escuelita" preschool program for children who have been exposed to domestic violence.    
Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center $20,000.00 3/29/2010
Phoenix, AZ    
Support for Community School providing individualized research-based early intervention services to children in an inclusive environment.    
Synergy Services $15,000.00 7/20/2010
Parkville, MO    
Support for comprehensive violence prevention education programs.    
Texas Nonprofit Management Assistance Network, Inc. $21,750.00 4/5/2010
San Antonio, TX    
Support to offer the Standards for Excellence professional development program to nonprofits in four rural and underserved Texas communities.    
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid $25,000.00 11/24/2010
Weslaco, TX    
Support for Legal Alliance for Survivors of Abuse Project which links attorneys providing free civil legal aid directly to victims of violence.    
The Alliance for Children's Rights $50,000.00 9/27/2010
Los Angeles, CA    
Adjunct Board grant to support the NextSTEP Program to help youth transition out of the foster care system.    
The Austin Symphony Orchestra $25,000.00 2/10/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for the Young People's Concert Series for all Austin Independent School District students in grades 4-6.    
The Giving Spirit $10,000.00 10/15/2010
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to provide survival kits to homeless populations.    
The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault at U.T. Austin $180,000.00 6/4/2010
Austin, TX    
Support to advance knowledge on domestic violence and sexual assault through research, training, and outreach.    
The Texas Lyceum $20,000.00 8/5/2010
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to conduct the Great Debates Series focusing on the geographic, cultural, and economic diversity of the state of Texas.    
The Texas Tribune $50,000.00 8/27/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for comprehensive reporting on important issues related to education and health care in Texas.    
Women's Protective Services of Lubbock $25,000.00 2/1/2010
Lubbock, TX    
Support for the EMPLOY Program providing job readiness and placement assistance to victims of domestic violence.    
YWCA Santa Monica/Westside $36,808.00 9/27/2010
Santa Monica, CA    
Adjunct Board support to provide young women in foster care with a program that prepares them for a successful transition to adulthood and independence.    
Total $2,455,283.00  

EDUCATION
E3 Alliance $75,000.00 12/8/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for a new Blueprint Constituent Engagement Director in an effort to align Central Texas P-16 educational systems.    
Education Service Center, Region XIII $500,000.00 6/11/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for a research validated approach to instruction for secondary education that will transform education on a regional scale.    
English at Work $10,000.00 2/23/2010
Austin, TX    
Support to launch a growth plan that will provide workplace language classes to tens of thousands of English Language Learners across Texas by 2020.    
John S. Bradfield PTA $20,000.00 4/22/2010
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support technology enhancement, salaries for teachers, and to purchase classroom materials.    
Library Foundation of Los Angeles $150,000.00 6/4/2010
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for "Read to Me L.A." early literacy initiative across all Los Angeles public library branches.    
LifeWorks $100,000.00 3/25/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for program expansion at the East Austin Youth and Family Resource Center.    
Literacy Coalition of Central Texas $15,000.00 11/24/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for Literacy Americorps that will expand the capacity for adult literacy services.    
MIND Research Institute $40,000.00 4/19/2010
Santa Ana, CA    
Support for the Los Angeles Math Initiative to elevate math performance in low-performing LAUSD schools.    
New Leaders for New Schools $75,000.00 12/17/2010
New York, NY    
Support for Aspiring Principals program.    
Para Los Ninos $20,000.00 12/9/2010
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for innovative, inquiry-based Science Education Program at the K-6 Charter School.    
Project SEED, Inc. $25,000.00 4/5/2010
Berkeley, CA    
Support for a supplementary math program providing early and effective teaching of advanced mathematics to low-income elementary and middle school students in the California Bay Area.    
Puente Learning Center $50,000.00 11/24/2010
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to deliver tuition-free educational programs to children, youth and young adults in two of Los Angeles' most impoverished communities.    
Reach Out and Read Boston $20,000.00 11/24/2010
Boston, MA    
Support to provide specialized books and reading programs to children on military bases.    
Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation $10,000.00 11/23/2010
Santa Monica, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to make office improvements and purchase marketing materials.    
St. Andrew's Episcopal School $50,000.00 7/19/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for an Academic Learning Specialist.    
The Pew Charitable Trusts $120,000.00 6/4/2010
Washington, DC    
Support to strengthen and expand efforts to secure high quality, voluntary pre-k for all 3-4 year old children in Texas.    
The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center $30,000.00 3/19/2010
Austin, TX    
Support to expand the Parents as Tutors Project within the ACE (A Community for Education) Program providing early literacy intervention to low-income preschool and elementary school students and their parents.    
The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center $10,000.00 10/13/2010
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the ACE (A Community for Education) Program providing early literacy intervention to low-income preschool and elementary school students and their parents.    
Total $1,320,000.00  

MEDICINE/HEALTH
AmeriCares Free Clinics $20,000.00 10/25/2010
Stamford, CT    
Support to provide Specialty Care to resolve both urgent and chronic health issues of low-income, uninsured patients.    
Austin Community Foundation $50,000.00 7/23/2010
Austin, TX    
Support for Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, a collaboration that provides medical, dental, mental health and hearing health service to Austin's low-income, uninsured working musicians.    
Baylor College of Medicine $20,000.00 10/15/2010
Houston, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship Program.    
Baylor Health Care System Foundation $5,000.00 10/25/2010
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center.    
Children's Medical Center Dallas $150,000.00 9/17/2010
Dallas, TX    
Support for the renovation and expansion of Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders outpatient clinic.    
Children's Medical Center Dallas Office of Development $10,000.00 11/23/2010
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Sports Medicine Concussion Management Program.    
Children's Medical Center Dallas Office of Development $10,000.00 11/23/2010
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to develop a Train-the-Trainer model to prevent childhood obesity as part of the Lifestyle, Exercise, and Nutrition Program.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,000.00 11/23/2010
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Palliative Care Program.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,000.00 11/23/2010
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Safe Baby University teen parent injury prevention program.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,000.00 11/23/2010
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Palliative Care Program.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,000.00 11/23/2010
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Pediatric Trauma Services.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,000.00 11/23/2010
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the production of a Welcome Video for inpatient families at the hospital.    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $5,000.00 11/23/2010
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Healthy Living, Happy Living childhood obesity prevention program.    
Memorial Hermann Foundation $50,000.00 7/23/2010
Houston, TX    
Support for expansion of the pediatric trauma intensive care unit.    
Project HOPE $50,000.00 3/26/2010
Millwood, VA    
Support to train health care providers and provide direct health care services.    
School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County $15,000.00 7/20/2010
San Jose, CA    
Support to provide primary medical care to low-income children at five full-service, school-based health care clinics.    
St. Francis Medical Center Foundation $25,000.00 3/19/2010
Lynwood, CA    
Support for the Healthy Communities Initiative providing health services and education to families in their communities through a fully equipped mobile health unit.    
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston $8,375.00 6/9/2010
Houston, TX    
Support for Parent Involvement in Children's Obesity Prevention research project, specifically supporting a graduate assistant position.    
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center $2,500,000.00 10/1/2010
Houston, TX    
Support for Making Cancer History: The Campaign to Transform Cancer Care.    
Venice Family Clinic $250,000.00 6/4/2010
Venice, CA    
Support to establish an Oral Health Care Home for patients at Venice Family Clinic.    
Total $3,218,375.00  
Grand Total $6,993,658.00  

 


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