Past Grantees

Below is our listing of 2022 grantees

Education Grants

Breakthrough Houston:  General operating support ($100,000)

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

Center for Urban Transformation, Inc., The:  Fifth Ward Cash Incentive Dropout Prevention Pilot ($100,000)

Communities in Schools of Houston, Inc.:  CIS On-Campus Dropout Prevention Program for targeted HISD middle schools ($200,000) and general operating support ($25,000)

Earl Carl Institute for Legal & Social Policy Inc.:  Safe & Supportive Schools Collaborative ($100,000)

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 ($125,000)

ProUnitas, Inc.: To develop a new part of PurpleSENSE for HISD’s Homelessness and Dropout Recovery Department ($75,000)

Teach For America, Inc.:  Ignite Fellowship program to tutor middle school students (grades 5-8) ($150,000)

Tejano Center for Community Concerns, Inc.:  Middle School to College Pipeline program ($125,000)

University of Houston Foundation:  UH Cougar Tutors Middle School Postsecondary Readiness Project ($100,000)

Urban Enrichment Institute, The:  General operating support ($100,000)

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

Young Men’s Christian Association of the Greater Houston Area:  Y Teen L.I.F.E. – Lawson Middle School Leaders Club ($25,000)

Health Grants

Community Health

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

Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, Inc.:  Texas is Ready project ($50,000)

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston:  We Can Do More expansion ($200,000)

Mental Behavioral Health

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

Baylor College of Medicine:  Pilot enhancement to the Step-Up telebehavioral health program at Margaret Long Wisdom High School Teen Health Clinic ($50,000)

Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country:  Uvalde Strong Fund to provide mental health support ($75,000)

Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD, The:  Houston Mobile Health and Wellness Clinic ($55,000)

Harris County Hospital District Foundation:  HealthyConnect for Heart Failure program ($50,000)

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute For Texas:  Knowledge for Impact:  Documenting Lived Experience of Behavioral Health in Harris County’s Diverse Communities study ($25,000)

NAMI Greater Houston:  Signature Program Expansion for BIPOC Communities ($50,000) and for an upgrade of the Qualtrics database, IT security and support; and a legal retainer ($37,000)

Teen & Family Services:  TAHS South Houston Urban Core Behavioral Health Alternative Peer Groups Program ($116,000) and for Medicaid Billing Implementation ($34,000)

Health Advocacy

Center for Public Policy Priorities: General operating support for direct legislative advocacy and policy analysis in RFI-identified priority areas ($100,000)

Healthy Futures of Texas:  General operating support ($100,000)

Housing Grants

Agape Development Ministries:  Affordable housing program ($100,000) 

Avenue Community Development Corporation:  General operating support ($125,000)

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

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

Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council:  Domestic Violence Rapid Rehousing and capacity building for the Domestic Violence Coordinated Access Project ($140,000)

Houston Habitat for Humanity, Inc.:  General operating support ($150,000)

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

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

SEARCH Homeless Services:  General operating support ($175,000)

The Women’s Home:  General operating support for supportive housing program ($150,000)

Capacity Building Grants

William Marsh Rice University: Tracking COVID enrollment trends to prevent high school dropout and improve completion among middle schoolers ($132,273)

Special Initiative Grants

Alliance of Community Assistance Ministries: General operating support ($275,000)

Prison Entrepreneurship Program: General operating support ($160,000)

South Texas College of Law Houston Inc.: General Civil Clinic Program ($300,000)

Special Grants

St. Dominic Village: In honor of Margaret McConn ($50,000



Philanthropy Southwest:  Grant in lieu of membership ($2,785)



Education Grants


Health Grants


Housing Grants


Special Initiative Grants


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