Past Grantees

Below is our listing of 2023 grantees

Education Grants

Breakthrough Houston:  General operating support ($150,000)

Children at Risk, Inc.:  General operating support for chronic absenteeism advocacy and policy development ($25,000)

Center for Urban Transformation, Inc., The:  Dropout Prevention Program ($75,000)

Communities in Schools of Houston, Inc.:  CIS On-Campus Dropout Prevention Program for targeted HISD middle schools ($230,000)

Comp-U-Dopt:  STEAM Team ($100,000)

Earl Carl Institute for Legal & Social Policy Inc.:  Safe & Supportive Schools Collaborative ($150,000)

Girls Incorporated of Greater Houston:  Project inSIGHT  ($115,000)

Houston reVision:  Keeping Kids in School Program ($125,000) and Mission Impact Measurement through Data Optimization and Visualization ($75,000)

HYPE Freedom School, Inc.:  General operating support ($150,000)

Partnership for the Advancement & Immersion of Refugees:  Middle School Program ($100,000)

ProUnitas, Inc.: To build new technology, implement this technology, and support related training for HISD Homelessness & Dropout Recovery Office to systemize their operations ($75,000)

Teach For America, Inc.:  Ignite Fellowship program ($70,000)

Urban Enrichment Institute, The:  General operating support ($60,000)

William Marsh Rice University (Texas Policy Lab):  TPL reVision School-Based Program Impact Evaluation – Phase 1 ($95,000)

Young Audiences, Inc. of Houston:  Self Care Lab at Cullen Middle School ($35,000)

Young Men’s Christian Association of the Greater Houston Area:  Year 2 of Y Teen L.I.F.E. – Lawson Middle School Leaders Club ($32,500)

Health Grants

Community Health

Asian American Health Coalition of the Greater Houston Area: MOMI Project ($75,000)

Fit Houston, Inc.: Fit Houston Walking Communities ($50,000)

Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston: Reed Family Clinic ($58,000)

Legacy Community Health Services, Inc.:  PrEP for Black Women Project ($75,000)

Spring Branch Community Health Center: Well-Woman Exams program ($40,000)

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston:  To implement an equitable emergency contraception response for young women in the Harris County region ($105,000) and Health Equity Collective HIE/CIE Demonstration Project ($175,000)

Mental Behavioral Health

Alliance for Multicultural Community Services:  Alliance Wellness Clinic ($150,000)

Boat People SOS – Houston: HAPP ($50,000) and general operating support ($10,000)

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for Texas:  To address trauma and grief in school settings using evidence-based best practices ($50,000)

NAMI Greater Houston:  General operating support ($37,000)

Teen & Family Services:  Urban Core Behavioral Health Program ($150,000)

Health Advocacy

Avow Foundation for Abortion Access, Inc.:  For organizing and outreach in Houston ($75,000)

Center for Public Policy Priorities: General operating support for Advancing Equity in Texas work ($125,000)

Healthy Futures of Texas:  Women’s Health Advocacy ($100,000) and Texas is Ready ($50,000)

Housing Grants

Agape Development Ministries:  General operating support ($100,000) 

Avenue Community Development Corporation:  General operating support ($100,000)

Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County: General operating support ($50,000) 

Collective Action for Youth: Housing Guide for Young People Experiencing Homelessness Project ($50,000)

Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation: General operating support ($100,000)

Harmony House, Inc.:  General operating support ($100,000)

Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council:  Domestic Violence Rapid Rehousing ($100,000)

Houston Habitat for Humanity, Inc.:  General operating support ($100,000)

Montrose Center, The:  Hatch Rapid Rehousing Programs ($75,000)

New Hope Housing, Inc.:  General operating support ($75,000) and Resident Services Program ($25,000)

SEARCH Homeless Services:  General operating support ($75,000)

West Street Recovery: Northeast Houston Home Repair program ($100,000)

Women’s Home, The:  General operating support ($100,000)

Capacity Building Grants

Highland Project, Inc., The: General operating support ($62,500)

William Marsh Rice University (Kinder Institute): To develop and use a community-informed assessment tool to map housing quality in Houston’s 10 Complete Communities ($161,067)


Grantmakers for Effective Organizations: Grant in lieu of membership ($2,500)

Philanthropy Southwest:  75th Anniversary Campaign ($5,000) and grant in lieu of membership ($2,785)



Education Grants


Health Grants


Housing Grants


Nonprofit Capacity Building


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