2011 GRANTS APPROVED
AS OF 12-12-2011

COMMUNITY
EDUCATION
MEDICINE/HEALTH

COMMUNITY
Organization
Location
Project Description
Amount
Date
All Our Kin, Inc. $45,000.00 1/27/2011
New Haven, CT    
Support to expand the Toolkit Licensing Program for home-based child care providers to four additional cities in Connecticut.    
Ark House Foundation $20,000.00 9/27/2011
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 Shelter $25,000.00 6/6/2011
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 $20,000.00 10/13/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Teen Mother's Program.    
Austin Community Foundation $75,000.00 11/21/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for Con Mi Madre program that promotes the representation of Hispanic women in post-secondary education    
Beyond Shelter $25,000.00 8/4/2011
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for the Housing First Program helping to move homeles families into permanent rental housing in residential neighborhoods throughout L.A. County.    
Boys & Girls Club of Venice $15,000.00 6/16/2011
Venice, CA    
Support for Tomorrow's Leaders Program providing computer literacy, academic assistance, and social and leadership development for middle-school youth.    
Break the Cycle $40,000.00 3/23/2011
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to pilot The Girl Scouts Edition of violence prevention curriculum in Texas and California.    
C5 Youth Foundation of Southern California, Inc. $5,000.00 11/3/2011
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the College Preparatory Program for at-risk youth in Los Angeles County    
California YMCA Youth and Government $20,000.00 10/19/2011
Sacramento, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support civic engagement and social responsibility in middle and high school students.    
California Youth Connection $20,000.00 7/5/2011
San Francisco, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operating expenses to empower current and former foster youth to find strength from their experiences and fight for improvements in the child welfare system.    
California Youth Connection $50,000.00 9/26/2011
San Francisco, CA    
Adjunct Board support for National Foster Youth Action Network's inaugural National Foster Youth Leadership Institute bringing foster youth leaders from across the country together to share best practices and work to build a stronger community for foster youth.    
CASA of Liberty/Chambers Counties $25,000.00 8/4/2011
Liberty, TX    
Support for the child advocacy program.    
CASA of Travis County, Inc. $50,000.00 3/28/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for programs providing volunteer advocacy to abused and neglected children.    
Center for Child Protection $20,000.00 10/12/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to provide general operating support.    
Challengers Boys & Girls Club $25,000.00 8/15/2011
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Youth Empowerment programs.    
Children of the Night $5,000.00 11/10/2011
Van Nuys, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to provide rescue, care, and education for child prostitutes    
Children's Advocacy Center for Child Abuse Assessment & Treatment $25,000.00 10/5/2011
Pomona, CA    
Support of forensic interviews and case management services for child victims of abuse.    
Children's Advocacy Center of Hildago County $40,000.00 12/12/2011
Edinburg, TX    
Support to expand mental health services to child victims of abuse in the Rio Grande Valley.    
Communities in Schools, Central Texas, Inc. $10,000.00 11/4/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the XY-Zone program    
Communities in Schools, Central Texas, Inc. $25,000.00 12/9/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for case management services for Bastrop Independent School District students and their families.    
Conference of Southwest Foundations $3,500.00 2/17/2011
Dallas, TX    
Support for programs and general operations.    
Dallas Children's Advocacy Center $20,000.00 10/12/2011
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support a capital campaign to expand facilities.    
Denver Museum of Nature & Science $20,000.00 11/15/2011
Denver, CO    
Support for Teacher Professional Development program to foster scientific learning, promote STEM education, and stimulate critical thinking among teachers and students    
Downtown Women's Center $200,000.00 6/24/2011
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for Domestic Violence Support Program providing counseling, case management, outreach, and prevention education to homeless survivors of domestic violence.    
Educating Young Minds Tutorial Services $25,000.00 6/27/2011
Los Angeles, CA    
Support the expansion of the teaching staff, computer lab, educational library and program expenses.    
ESCAPE Family Resource Center $20,000.00 2/7/2011
Houston, TX    
Support for the Building Confident Families program to help families develop abuse prevention skills to live safely and happily together.    
First United Methodist Church $15,000.00 11/15/2011
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Multi-Family Food Program.    
Foster Angels of Central Texas $10,000.00 7/14/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the needs of foster children in Central Texas.    
Foster Apprentice Training Enterprises, Inc. $20,000.00 9/26/2011
Austin, TX    
Adjunct Board support to help build organizational and financial capacity to provide programmatic wrap-around services for youth aging out of the foster care system.    
Foundation Communities $25,000.00 1/3/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for the PATHS to Reading Achievement After-School and Summer Youth Program for elementary-school children from low-income families.    
GENaustin $60,000.00 4/15/2011
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 $10,000.00 11/9/2011
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operating costs of the Shelter    
Girl Scouts of Central Texas $150,000.00 9/16/2011
Austin, TX    
Support to expand the Tech Girls after-school STEM program for middle and high school students from low-income backgrounds.    
Good Shepherd Shelter of Los Angeles $10,000.00 8/2/2011
Los Angeles, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support preschool through 6th grade education at on-site school.    
Greenlights for Nonprofit Success $100,000.00 6/27/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for the first year implementation of 2011-13 Strategic Plan.    
Helping Hand Home $25,000.00 1/3/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for Behavior Intervention Specialists at their on-site charter school.    
Innocence Project, Inc. $20,000.00 7/21/2011
New York, NY    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the exoneration of wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing and reformation of the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.    
Interfaith Education Fund $10,000.00 11/3/2011
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    
Maryland Family Network $25,000.00 6/27/2011
Baltimore, MD    
Support to expand services at the Bon Secours Family Support Center by creating a community hub model focused on early childhood prevention and intervention services for low-income families.    
National Center for Family Philanthropy $100,000.00 6/29/2011
Washington, DC    
Support for general operations.    
New Visions Foundation $35,000.00 9/26/2011
Santa Monica, CA    
Adjunct Board support for the Center for Educational Opportunity to ensure that teens aging out of foster care have the necessary tools for educational success.    
Nurses for Newborns Foundation $15,000.00 8/22/2011
St. Louis, MO    
Support for the Teen Parent Program providing parent education and facilitating access to services for high-risk teen parents and their children.    
One Voice $25,000.00 7/1/2011
Santa Monica, CA    
Support for the College Scholars Program providing wrap-around services to help low-income students enroll in, and graduate from, four-year colleges.    
Open Door Preschool $50,000.00 3/28/2011
Austin, TX    
Support to open a new site in East Austin to provide early childhood education for low-income residents at M Station in collaboration with Foundation Communities.    
Partnerships for Children $35,000.00 9/26/2011
Austin, TX    
Adjunct Board support for the YES mentoring and Financial Education & Asset Development programs to educate youth that are transitioning out of foster care about budgeting, savings, spending, and relevant resources regarding finances.    
Positive Coaching Alliance $60,000.00 8/11/2011
Dallas, TX    
Support for program that trains student-athlete leaders, coaches, and athletic department leaders to establish a positive character-building culture in sports throughout the Dallas public school system.    
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association $10,000.00 10/13/2011
Sarasota, FL    
Board member's discretionary grant to support Medical Professional Awareness and Education Outreach.    
Project Hospitality, Inc. $25,000.00 3/4/2011
Staten Island, NY    
Support for the co-location of a mobile food pantry and mobile health clinic to expand services for the low-income population of Staten Island.    
Promise House $53,045.00 9/26/2011
Dallas, TX    
Support for the Transitional Living Program that equips homeless teens with the skills and education required to become independent, productive adults.    
Promise House $15,000.00 11/10/2011
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the emergency youth shelter    
State Firemens & Fire Marshals Association of Texas Fire Program Institute $20,000.00 7/26/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Wildland Firefighters of Texas    
Texans Together Education Fund $10,000.00 12/6/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Apartments as Community Project at the Mint Apartments in Houston's Alief area.    
Texas Appleseed $56,955.00 9/26/2011
Austin, TX    
Adjunct Board support for the implementation phase of their project: Improving the Lives of Children in Long-Term Foster Care.    
Texas Loves Children, Inc. $35,000.00 10/7/2011
Dallas, TX    
Support to expand the Online Legal Resource and Communication Center for judges and attorneys working on child abuse cases.    
The Austin Symphony Orchestra $25,000.00 3/8/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for the Young People's Concert Series for all Austin Independent School District students in grades 4-6.    
United Ways of Texas $50,000.00 8/4/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for capacity building for the Texas Partnership for Out of School Time.    
YMCA of Greater New York $25,000.00 8/4/2011
New York, NY    
Support to enhance and expand the Y After School Program serving K-8 graders from New York City Public Schools.    
Total $1,998,500.00  

EDUCATION
Austin Community Foundation $50,000.00 2/17/2011
Austin, TX    
Support to help seed the Barbara Jordan Freedom Foundation.    
California Consortium of Education Foundations $20,000.00 11/21/2011
Stanford, CA    
Support for capacity building for local education foundations    
Camp Fire USA First Texas Council $35,000.00 6/23/2011
Ft. Worth, TX    
Support to expand the Kindergarten Readiness program to help low-income children enter kindergarten with the skills necessary to succeed.    
Capital IDEA $10,000.00 11/4/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operating expenses    
Community Resources for Science $35,000.00 4/29/2011
Berkeley, CA    
Support for K-5 Science Connections program that provides teacher development and Community in the Classroom scientist-volunteer role model program.    
Community Solutions Association, Inc. $30,000.00 7/15/2011
Warren, OH    
Support to implement the Project KIND early education cirriculum into kindergarten classes in several Mahoning Valley School Districts.    
Discovery Science Center $42,555.00 8/2/2011
Santa Ana, CA    
Support to provide professional development in science instruction to K-3 teachers through video-conferencing and web hosting.    
E3 Alliance $2,500.00 8/26/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for Central Texas Education Stimulus Collaborative.    
Education Pioneers $35,000.00 8/15/2011
Oakland, CA    
Support for program to recruit, develop, and retain leaders in the education sector.    
English at Work $15,000.00 10/10/2011
Austin, TX    
Support to pilot the Teaching at Work teacher academy.    
KIPP Austin Public Schools, Inc. $200,000.00 6/24/2011
Austin, TX    
Support to create an integrated information technology system to allow for continued growth and school expansion.    
KIPP LA Schools $25,000.00 6/7/2011
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for leadership and professional development programs for KIPP LA educators and administrators.    
LifeWorks $50,000.00 6/16/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for LifeWork's Literacy Programs including Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, GED classes, and Literacy services for youth.    
MIND Research Institute $50,000.00 7/28/2011
Santa Ana, CA    
Support for the Los Angeles and North Central Texas Math Initiatives to elevate math performance in low-performing schools.    
Mothers' Club Community Center $30,000.00 4/29/2011
Pasadena, CA    
Support for the Family Literacy Program.    
My Very Own Book $5,000.00 2/23/2011
Allen, TX    
Support to expand the reading incentive program to serve at least six low-income elementary schools during the 2011-2012 school year.    
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence $25,000.00 7/14/2011
Lexington, KY    
Support for the Strong Start Kentucky Initiative to increase and improve quality preschool for every Kentucky child.    
Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation $20,000.00 5/19/2011
Santa Monica, CA    
Board member's discretionary grant to support a Teacher Needs Assessment & Public Information Officer.    
Southwest Educational Development Corporation $25,000.00 5/8/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for a pilot project designed to improve motivation and achievement in math and science for underserved students in grades 4-8.    
St. Andrew's Episcopal School $25,000.00 11/21/2011
Austin, TX    
Support to hire learning specialist to serve grades 4-6    
St. Edward's University $75,000.00 3/28/2011
Austin, TX    
Support to expand the Kozmetsky Center of Excellence in Global Finance's programming and outreach.    
St. Mark's School of Texas $20,000.00 9/13/2011
Dallas, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to provide financial aid to families with a demonstrated need whose sons would not otherwise be able to attend.    
Teach for America $80,000.00 6/27/2011
McAllen, TX    
Support for Houston's Apollo 20 Partnership in 2011 and Rio Grande Valley's Student Achievement Measurement System.    
Texas State University - Department of Mathematics $250,000.00 6/24/2011
San Marcos, TX    
Support to establish an endowment to provide permanent support to summer math programs, teacher training, and curriculum development.    
The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center $15,000.00 8/17/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support a comprehensive strategic plan for the ACE (A Community for Education) program.    
The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center $75,000.00 9/15/2011
Austin, TX    
Support to expand the ACE literacy program and to fund an external program evaluation.    
Total $1,245,055.00  

MEDICINE/HEALTH
ALS Therapy Development Institute $600,000.00 6/24/2011
Cambridge, MA    
Support for ALS research.    
Ambulatory Surgery Access Coalition $30,000.00 3/23/2011
San Francisco, CA    
Support for Operation Access providing essential outpatient surgery to uninsured through a volunteer network.    
Austin Independent School District $150,020.00 9/16/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for the "Middle Schools, Let's Move!" program to increase physical activity and improve cardiovascular health and fitness among middle school students.    
Baylor College of Medicine $10,000.00 11/10/2011
Houston, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship Program    
Capital Area Dental Foundation $35,000.00 7/21/2011
Austin, TX    
Support to expand the Donated Dental Services program.    
Caporal Assistance Network $9,100.00 12/5/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support fertility preservation in young adults with cancer.    
Children at Risk $10,000.00 1/31/2011
Houston, TX    
Support for special project to promote policy recommendations outlined in RGK Foundation's commissioned report "Stuck in the Middle: The False Choice Between Health and Education in Texas Middle Schools."    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $10,900.00 11/10/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support the Concussion Program at Dell Children's Hospital providing diagnostic and treatment services for children who experience a concussion    
Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas $5,000.00 11/10/2011
Austin, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to purchase play mats and high chairs for use in patient rooms as part of the Dell Children's Medical Center's Family Centered Care Initiative    
Commerce City Community Health Services $25,000.00 7/14/2011
Commerce City, CO    
Support to provide mental health services at school-based health centers in Adams County School District 14.    
Communities Foundation of Texas $250,000.00 6/24/2011
Dallas, TX    
Support for Staving Off Alzheimer's Disease Initiative.    
Health Sciences Foundation Medical University of South Carolina Division of Rheumatology and Immunology $250,000.00 7/7/2011
Charleston, SC    
Support for the E. Carwile LeRoy, MD Endowed Research Fellowship.    
Huntsville Hospital Foundation $50,000.00 7/12/2011
Huntsville, AL    
Support to operate a new, fully-equipped Mobile Medical Unit that will serve a 14-county region.    
Marathon Kids $5,000.00 1/31/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for special project to promote policy recommendations outlined in RGK Foundation's commissioned report "Stuck in the Middle: The False Choice Between Health and Education in Texas Middle Schools."    
Mental Health America of Colorado $25,000.00 4/29/2011
Denver, CO    
Support for a coordinated system of volunteer mental health care for low income, uninsured, and homeless populations in the Denver Metro area.    
Northern Arizona University Foundation $25,000.00 6/23/2011
Flagstaff, AZ    
Support to provide free dental hygiene services to underserved patients.    
OneOC $25,000.00 2/23/2011
Laguna Hills, CA    
Support for Access OC's outpatient surgery program providing no-cost surgery services to low-income, uninsured residents of Orange County.    
Partners Together for Health $25,000.00 1/18/2011
Fort Worth, TX    
Support to provide mental health services at four school-based health clinics in the Arlington/Mansfield area.    
People's Community Clinic $30,000.00 1/27/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for the GOALS Program promoting optimal functioning, wellness, and mental health of low-income pediatric and adolescent patients.    
St. Francis Medical Center Foundation $25,000.00 7/7/2011
Lynwood, CA    
Support for the Healthy Communities Initiative providing health services and education to families through a fully equipped mobile health unit.    
St. John's Well Child and Family Center $20,000.00 3/14/2011
Los Angeles, CA    
Support to expand the pediatric dental program providing critical services and education to low-income children at the East Compton Family Health Center.    
Texas Heart Institute $10,000.00 11/4/2011
Houston, TX    
Board member's discretionary grant to support general operating expenses for new research initiatives    
Texas Impact Education Fund $5,000.00 1/31/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for special project to promote policy recommendations outlined in RGK Foundation's commissioned report "Stuck in the Middle: The False Choice Between Health and Education in Texas Middle Schools."    
The Cooper Institute $10,000.00 1/31/2011
Dallas, TX    
Support for special project to promote policy recommendations outlined in RGK Foundation's commissioned report "Stuck in the Middle: The False Choice Between Health and Education in Texas Middle Schools."    
The University of California, Los Angeles $249,160.00 9/16/2011
Los Angeles, CA    
Support for ALS research.    
The University of Texas at Austin - LBJ School of Public Affairs $50,000.00 6/17/2011
Austin, TX    
Support for the First International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy entitled, "Getting IT Right: Protecting Patient Privacy in a Wired World."    
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston $467,627.00 9/16/2011
Houston, TX    
Support for district-wide dissemination of the CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Middle School program in the Dallas Independent School District.    
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston $645,064.00 9/16/2011
Houston, TX    
Support for statewide dissemination of the CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Middle School program in Texas.    
United Way Metropolitan Dallas $10,000.00 1/31/2011
Dallas, TX    
Support for special project to promote policy recommendations outlined in RGK Foundation's commissioned report "Stuck in the Middle: The False Choice Between Health and Education in Texas Middle Schools."    
YMCA of Austin $50,000.00 9/16/2011
Austin, TX    
Support to expand the MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It!) evidence-based, community and family-centered childhood obesity intervention program.    
Total $3,111,871.00  
Grand Total $6,355,426.00  

 


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