Grant Partners

Working together to make our community healthy

Through the dedicated and skilled efforts of more than 60 grant partner organizations, our investments are leading to healthier outcomes for all kinds of Central Texans – in clinical settings, schools and workplaces, and in the community. This year, we plan to invest $75 million in the health of Central Texans through these organizations.


The Foundation provides funding for the Affordable Central Texas Program.

https://www.austinhousingconservancy.com/the-sponsor/


Funds from the Foundation support staff, contractors, travel, administrative costs and meeting expenses for AAYHF and its planning partners to determine an optimal home visiting program model and develop an implementation plan for delivery of the program.

https://aayhf.org/


The Foundation has provided grants to AGE to fund their Caregiver University, Adult Day Health Center and other programs. Health’s Angels has also worked with AGE to create Senior Gardens at their Adult Day Health Centers in Austin and Round Rock.

https://ageofcentraltx.org/


The Foundation’s grant funded construction of Georgetown’s first Adult Day Health Center serving seniors with dementia and their caregivers.

https://agiftoftimegeorgetown.org/


The Foundation has provided grants to fund oral health and medical case management services for HIV-positive patients, and participated in the Capital Campaign to construct the new Jack Sansing Dental Clinic, which opened in 2015.

https://www.asaustin.org/


The Foundation funds the Soul to Soul / Intergenerational Gardening program, which was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/AAAHCT/about/


The Foundation funds outreach programs to diverse and rural populations at the Alzheimer’s Association Capital of Texas.

https://www.alz.org/texascapital


The foundations grant supports care access and awareness for highly vulnerable seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers throughout Austin and Central Texas.

https://www.txalz.org/


The Foundation has provides grants for the No Estas Solo (NES) Mental Health Counseling Program and the Children’s Hearing Aid Texas (CHAT) Program, and funded their new facility which opened in 2016.

https://anybabycan.org/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, Art Spark will be creating the Central Texas Parks Access Guide – a searchable database of state and local parks in Travis, Bastrop and Caldwell Counties.

https://www.artsparktx.org/


The Foundation funds “Sitting at Our Elder’s Feet,” a youth-led production of digital histories of older adults, which was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://aaul.org/


The Foundation funds “Healthy Generations”, a journaling and creative writing program in Del Valle and Lockhart schools, which was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://austinbatcave.org/


The Foundation has funded children’s psychological services and other programs at the center and contributed to their Capital Campaign for remodeling the center in 2013.

https://www.austinchildguidance.org/


The Foundation’s grants to Austin Clubhouse fund mental health services and expansion of their employment and wellness programs.

https://austinclubhouse.org/


The Foundation has funded their Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) initiative and its implementation at a number of AISD schools, along with a program to integrate health and academic data.

https://austinedfund.org/


The Foundation funds expansion of community-based palliative care services.

https://austinpalliativecare.org/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, Austin Parks and Recreation Department will be installing a variety of nature-based play features at Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park. The features and programming will serve to activate the park with the City’s first ever nature play space, thereby increasing the frequency of park visits and connection to nature.

http://www.austintexas.gov/department/parks-and-recreation


The Foundation’s grants fund programs to help reinvigorate and beautify underutilized Austin parks.

https://austinparks.org/


The Foundation’s grants to Austin Recovery fund their residential treatments services for low income people struggling with addiction.

https://www.austinrecovery.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund a program with Austin Speech Labs that helps elderly stroke survivors regain their independence and engage in their social lives again.

https://austinspeechlabs.org/


Funds from St. David’s Foundation enabled creation of 135 additional home visiting slots using the AVANCE Parent-Child Education Program, a 9-month program in which both child and parent participate in monthly home visits plus weekly classes on site.

http://avanceaustin.org/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, Bastrop County will be installing adult fitness equipment composed of a shaded “fitness cluster” along their existing running train and installing and permanent restrooms in Cedar Creek Park.

https://www.co.bastrop.tx.us/


The Foundation funds numerous projects with Bastrop County Cares, including the Bastrop County Intergenerational Project, which involves older adults volunteering in Bastrop Public Schools. This program was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://www.bastropcares.org/


Grants from the Foundation fund various operations at the center, along with transportation costs for seniors using the center’s services.

https://www.bastropfoodpantry.org/


The Foundation provides funding for Bastrop’s Family Crisis Center to augment existing transitional housing with services to improve a sense of community.

https://family-crisis-center.org/


The Foundation provides funding to develop resident leadership in an affordable housing community in Granger, and Medical and Counseling Services in Bastrop ISD. The Foundation provides funding to develop resident leadership in an affordable housing community in Granger, and Medical and Counseling Services in Bastrop ISD.

http://bbtrails.org/


The Foundation funds the “Retiree Read Aloud Round Up” program, which brings older adults as readers into early childhood care centers. This program was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://www.bookspring.org/


The Foundation has provided grants to fund Healthy Lifestyles programming at Boys and Girls Clubs throughout the Austin Area, and funding for a new Austin area club.

https://www.bgcaustin.org/


The Foundation’s funds support elevating youth programs in East Williamson County’s rural communities.

https://www.bgctx.org/EastWilliamsonCounty/EastWilliamsonCounty


The Foundation funds the Brighter Bites healthy eating program’s expansion in Austin.

https://www.brighterbites.org/


The Foundation provides funding to Camp Fire Central Texas to provide families in the Taylor Square Apartments with three pilot programs to address childhood adversity and to provide housing supports.The Foundation provides funding to Camp Fire Central Texas to provide families in the Taylor Square Apartments with three pilot programs to address childhood adversity and to provide housing supports.

https://www.camp-fire.org/


A recipient of our CAPABLE RFP grant, funds from the Foundation provide the CAPABLE intervention to sixty older adults residing in Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis or Williamson counties.

The Foundation funds the Star Notes Project, which pairs residents at the RBJ senior living facility and Martin Middle School students convening for music listening sessions and a radio documentary. This program was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://www.kmfa.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund Capital IDEA’s Path to Healthcare Careers program. The program provides tuition assistance and support for low income Central Texans looking to train for a career in the healthcare field.

https://www.capitalidea.org/


The Foundation’s grants help build capacity of Women, Infants and Children (“WIC”) and FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) sites for opioid screening, intervention, and referral.

http://www.cardeaservices.org/


The Foundation funds a program which provides supportive services for low income grandparents raising children in rural communities. This program was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://www.ccctx.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund the First Steps and Promising Futures programs, and also funded their expansion initiative.

https://centerforchildprotection.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund the Healthy Options Program for the Elderly (HOPE). The Foundation also contributed $1 million to the Food Bank’s Capital Campaign, which allowed them to open a new state-of-the-art facility in 2016.

https://www.centraltexasfoodbank.org/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, the City of Elgin Parks and Recreation Department will be replacing aging playscape equipment, adding fitness opportunities, creating a multi-purpose track and planting new trees at Elgin Memorial Park.

https://www.elgintx.com/239/Recreation-Programming


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, the City of Lockhart will be building the Town Branch Trail System, which is a series of trails that travel through and around the Lockhart Municipal Park. The trail system would allow connectivity to existing neighborhoods and allow for pedestrian safe travel to the many fitness-based activities the park currently has to offer.

http://www.lockhart-tx.org/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, the City of Luling will be completing much-needed improvements Edgar B. Davis Northside Park, including renovation of the basketball court, shade installation over a playscape and an expansion of their walking trail. They will also be partnering with Luling Little League to improve their baseball and softball complex.

https://www.cityofluling.net/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, the City of Smithville will be making improvements to MLK Park, located in a low-income neighborhood. The improvements will include providing more shade, improved and ADA playscapes and intergenerational equipment, along with recreational programming.

https://www.ci.smithville.tx.us/


The Foundation funds Combined Community Action’s aging in places services.

https://www.ccaction.com/


The Foundation funds integrated behavioral health services and dental operations of CommuniCare’s Kyle clinic.

https://www.communicaresa.org/locations/kyle-campus/


The Foundation funds school-based mental health services in AISD, Del Valle and Hays Independent School Districts.

https://ciscentraltexas.org/


A recipient of our CAPABLE RFP grant, funds from the Foundation are used to scale up the capacity of home visiting services to serve Caldwell County and build on the Coalition efforts established in Hays County.

https://communityaction.com/


The Foundation grants provide support for the Community Provider Vision Program.

https://communitycaretx.org/


The Foundation’s grants provide support for the operation of the Luling Community Health Center, providing care to low income people in Caldwell County.

https://www.chcsct.com/


The Foundation funds the PeaceRox Program at Webb and Manor Middle Schools, which is designed to reduce and prevent youth violence.

https://cary4kids.org/


The Foundation funds Creative Action’s Wellness, Learning and Community Intergenerational Arts Programs.

https://creativeaction.org/


The Foundation funds Drive A Senior’s Seniors in Motion Program, which provides transportation services to older adults.

https://driveasenior.org/


The Foundation funds mobility programs for seniors living in Elgin.

https://driveasenior.org/elgin/


The Foundation provides funding to support the expansion of Drive A Senior’s van program and extension into Hays County.

https://driveasenior.org/CTX/


The Foundation’s grants fund medical rehabilitation therapies on a sliding fee scale for low income residents of Central Texas.

https://www.easterseals.com/centraltx/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, Ecology Action of Texas will be constructing a new trail and accompanying restoration project at Roy G. Guerrero River Park from the Colorado River to parkland adjacent to ACC-Riverside.

https://www.ecology-action.org/


The Foundation funds a pilot program offering an entrepreneurial approach to band HACA residents together to develop businesses for selling crafts locally and online at four HACA sites.

http://egbi.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund primary and behavioral health services at the Wallace Mallory Clinic, as well as building improvements, and funding for their culturally and linguistically competent outreach to increase postpartum visit adherence.

https://elbuen.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund their scaling-up of permanent supportive housing services for chronically homeless individuals.

https://www.austinecho.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund FCC’s family counseling services for children and adults in Bastrop County.

https://family-crisis-center.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund wraparound services for seniors who are aging in place.

https://www.familyeldercare.org/


The Foundation funds the implementation of Family Independence Initiative’s program for low-income families in Central Texas.

https://www.fii.org/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, Forklift Danceworks will activate historic Downs Field, build community, and increase social connection through creating a free community performance, a series of neighborhood gatherings at the park; and works by two collaborating local visual artists.

https://www.forkliftdanceworks.org/


The Foundation has provided grants to fund wrap-around health, mental health, case management and other supportive services for low income individuals and families living at Foundation Communities properties. The Foundation has also provided funding to create healthy living spaces and funded the Healthy Foundations and Insure Central Texas Enrollment Programs.

https://foundcom.org/


The Foundation provides funding for Front Steps Inc. to provide wraparound supports to 200 residents living at the Palms apartment complex.The Foundation provides funding for Front Steps Inc. to provide wraparound supports to 200 residents living at the Palms apartment complex.

https://www.frontsteps.org/


The Foundation provides funding for equipment and the expansion of the Golden Rollers Senior Cycling Program to include more seniors in underserved communities.

http://goldenrollers.org/


The Foundation provides funding to strengthen GAVA’s work in the Southeast Austin and the Rundberg area to improve parks and engage neighborhoods in physical activity.

https://www.goaustinvamosaustin.org/


The Foundation funds a program aimed at reducing social isolation in older adults while improving education outcomes for children and youth. This program was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://www.goldenagehome.com/


The Foundation funded expansion of the Goodwill Career and Technical Academy’s Healthcare Education Pavilion.

https://www.goodwillcentraltexas.org/


The Foundation’s funding helps Hand to Hold more effectively serve African-American NICU moms with attention to depression, breastfeeding and peer support.

https://handtohold.org/


The Foundation’s grants help to provide counseling and advocacy for victims of abuse in Hays and Caldwell Counties.

https://www.hcwc.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund basic dental and advanced restorative care services for HAAM member-musicians who are uninsured or underinsured.

https://myhaam.org/


The Foundation provides funding for operating costs for Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition.

https://www.hf-tx.org/


The Foundation funds counseling services for family and sexual violence survivors.

https://www.hopealliancetx.org/


The Foundation’s grants help Hospice Austin provide charity care for hospice patients who are uninsured or cannot afford the cost of care, as well as their GIFT (Giving Instructions for Tomorrow) program.

https://www.hospiceaustin.org/


The Foundation funds help HACA to provide an urgent wellness model at one HACA property.

https://www.hacanet.org/


The Foundation funds scholarships for students attending Huston-Tillotson that are pursuing careers in Allied Health Services.

https://htu.edu/


The Foundation funds IDEA’s Mentor-opolis! Program, which mobilizes older adults as mentors for academic readiness of K-3rd graders at IDEA Schools. This program was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://ideapublicschools.org/


The Foundation has provided grants for various programs focused on mental health, including their Mental Health First Aid training program, and funding for the Herman Center for Crisis Care which opened in 2017.

https://integralcare.org/en/home/


The Foundation’s grants fund rural school-based mental health programs.

http://interagencyeast.org/


The Foundation’s funds help the Jeremiah Program to provide support to empower single low-income mothers to pursue post-secondary education, while preparing their children for success with quality early childhood education.

https://jeremiahprogram.org/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, Kaboom! will implement its signature Community-Build model to plan for and build a custom-designed playground and community gathering space at Luling’s Blanche Square Park. Other Foundation grants enabled creation of playscapes in the McDade and Stony Point Communities.

https://kaboom.org/


The Foundation provides funding for their Engage Austin Program, creating outdoor recreation space and native landscaping at LBJ High School.

https://keepaustinbeautiful.org/


The Foundation funds a program which uses community health workers to train older adults to serve as “Abuelos” for students at Allison Elementary. This program was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://www.lhcf.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund support services aimed at achieving self-sufficiency for highly vulnerable youth transitioning to adulthood, and implementation of the Real Talk evidence-based sexuality education and pregnancy prevention program at selected schools in the Austin and Manor Independent School Districts.

https://www.lifeworksaustin.org/


The Foundation has provided grants to fund numerous programs, ranging from patient-centered healthcare for uninsured residents of Williamson County, to integrated behavioral health care and the Medical Assistance Through Community Healthcare (MATCH) Program, and funding for a nurse care coordinator to engage patients in mom-baby teams to work across providers to improve postpartum outcomes.

https://lonestarcares.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund the implementation of a structured postnatal program with home visiting support groups, social support and yoga for moms of color across Central Texas.

https://www.msvwatx.org/


A recipient of our CAPABLE RFP grant, the Central Texas Home Visit planning grant funds the exploration of finding and supporting families in the Manor, Texas Area.

ttps://www.manorisd.net/


The Foundation has provided grants to fund dental services for uninsured and underserved Central Texans, and a Capital Campaign for the construction of a new dental clinic, which opened in 2014.

http://www.manosdecristo.org/


he Foundation’s grants provide core capacity support for Meadows’ mental health programs.

https://www.texasstateofmind.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund their congregate meals program for seniors, and the Foundation has provided funding for numerous meal delivery vans.

https://www.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org/


The Foundation funds Mission Capital’s work to strengthen organizational effectiveness to expand collective and aligned impact in Central Texas.

https://missioncapital.org/


The Foundation funded construction of Unity Hall at Community First Village, a centralized building which offers numerous wraparound services to CF’s residents.

https://mlf.org/community-first/


The Foundation funds a part-time social media manager, a fulltime community partnerships manager, two scholarships plus a living wage stipend for four women of color from the community seeking lactation and doula credentials, and a lactation consultant’s provision of breastfeeding education in the community.

https://www.milkbank.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund the Meals on Wheels / Senior Nutrition program.

http://www.owbc-tx.org/


The Foundation has provided grants to fund high quality primary and preventive care, community and behavioral health programs, along with the Tandem Teen Prenatal and Parenting program and postpartum care initiatives. In 2014, the Foundation also gave $10 million as part of PCC’s Capital Campaign to fund their new facility in Northeast Austin, which opened in early 2016.

https://www.austinpcc.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund Planned Parenthood’s Healthy Austin program, which provides free or low cost healthcare services for low income adults in Travis County.

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-greater-texas


he Foundation’s grants fund senior assistance and case management services.

https://www.rrasc.org/


Sacred Heart is a part of the St. David’s Foundation adult dental initiative and receives capital support for their dental clinic in Round Rock, as well as funding for their dental supplies.

https://sacredheartclinic.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund services supporting the health and wellbeing of abuse survivors and their families.

https://www.safeaustin.org/


The Foundation provides funding to Saint Louise House to provide previously homeless low-income women-led families with affordable housing and wraparound services.The Foundation provides funding to Saint Louise House to provide previously homeless low-income women-led families with affordable housing and wraparound services.

https://saintlouisehouse.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund SHM’s primary care services for uninsured Central Texans.

https://www.theshm.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund mental health services for low income music industry professionals and their families.

https://simsfoundation.org/


The Foundation’s grants to Spirit Reins fund their trauma-informed mental health services for children and families.

https://www.spiritreins.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund SFC’s Double Dollar Incentive program, which matches every dollar spent on fruits and vegetables purchased at all SFC Farmers’ Markets in Central Texas. The Foundation has also funded SFC’s Community Garden, and La Cocina Allegre programs, and contributed to SFC’s Capital Campaign for their new building, which opened in 2013.

https://sustainablefoodcenter.org/


The Foundation funds a program to analyze provider readiness to implement new Texas postpartum screening benefit and substance abuse services.

http://txchildren.org/


The Foundation provides support for the St. David’s Foundation Scholarship Program to create four full-ride medical school scholarships.

https://www.txamfoundation.com/


Support and administration of the Public Health Corps Student Loan Repayment Program.

https://www.texasagriculture.gov/Home.aspx


The Foundation’s grants fund their Pediatric Trauma Learning Collaborative.

https://txpeds.org/


The Foundation provides grants to fund ramps for the disabled and elderly in South and Central Austin.

https://www.texasramps.org/


The St. David’s Foundation helps fund the production of prosthetics in order to help children connect to life and leisure activities with their family and friends.

https://scottishritehospital.org/


The Foundation has funded numerous initiatives, including contribution to the Capital Campaign to construct the Round Rock Campus, and a program aimed at using SMS text messaging and group chat to inform, educate and connect underserved women in Hays County with services and information.

http://www.nursing.txstate.edu/


The Foundation funds scholarships for students studying healthcare.

http://www.give2tech.com/foundation/


The Foundation funds support for a reporter position, covering women’s health issues.

https://www.texastribune.org/


The Foundation’s grants support independence programs for senior clients.

http://www.caringplacetx.org/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, The Nature Conservancy will start the master planning process for central Williamson Creek parkland and floodplain buyout properties, transforming approximately 74 acres of underutilized public land into a healthy park space for the community.

https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, The Trail Foundation will be working with Austin Parks and Recreation Department to support the redevelopment of the Holly Shores/Edward Rendon Sr. Park at Holly Point.

https://thetrailfoundation.org/


The Foundation has provided grants to fund the UT School of Nursing’s wellness centers, the expansion of their Masters of Nursing Program, and the construction of their new classrooms which opened in 2017.

https://nursing.utexas.edu/


The Foundation’s funded creation of a navigation tool for postpartum contraception.

https://lbj.utexas.edu/


The Foundation’s grants have funded a variety of initiatives, including the Gerontology Resources and the Aging Community in Education (GRACE) Program, and a program to engage African-American women in community-based participatory research and strategic planning to tackle maternal mortality disparities.

https://socialwork.utexas.edu/


The Foundation’s funds support opportunities for community-based Doula programs to meet the needs of underserved women in Central Texas.

https://www.uthct.edu/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, the Thinkery will be collaborating with the City of Austin’s Corridor Program to create a series of interactive STEAM-based activations within a pocket park located at Bolm Road and Shady Lane in the Govalle Neighborhood in East Austin.

https://thinkeryaustin.org/


A recipient of our Home Visiting RFP grants, the Foundation funds a home visiting program that can reach the most isolated and vulnerable communities, while incorporating an introduction to English learning for parents.

http://todosjuntoslc.org/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, Travis Audubon Society will be restoring a historic barn at Blair Woods Sanctuary in East Austin for use as a shaded space where the community can both have access to nature and learn about Austin’s history.

https://travisaudubon.org/


The St. David’s Foundation helps fund the development of an evidence-based nursing home, and provides funding for a resource referral program for newborns and their families.

https://www.unitedwayaustin.org/


The Foundation funds the Listen. Grow. Share. Program, which uses intergenerational storytelling as a tool for community action and food access in Dove Springs. This program was awarded a grant through our Intergenerational RFP.

https://urbanrootsatx.org/


The Foundation’s grants fund comprehensive health services for low income patients. The St. David’s Dental Program also works with Volunteer Healthcare Clinic to provide services to their patients needing dental care on our dental vans.

http://www.volclinic.org/


A recipient of a Parks with Purpose: Parks for Health & Equity RFP grant, Westcave will be building an ecologically-sound neighborhood park that fosters well-being and belonging at Pillow School Park.

https://westcave.org/


The Foundation’s funds support for The No Wrong Door Project – leveraging social service providers to improve linkages to reproductive healthcare services.

https://www.whfpt.org/


The Foundation’s funds support health insurance and contraceptive access to increase college completion in Central Texas.

https://younginvincibles.org/


The Foundation has provided grants to fund their MEND exercise and nutrition programs in YMCAs throughout Austin, as well as their Healthier Communities Program.

https://www.austinymca.org/

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