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.

AGE of Central Texas

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.

AGE of Central Texas

AIDS Services of Austin

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.

AIDS Services of Austin

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.

Any Baby Can

Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area

The Foundation has funded a variety of initiatives, including health screening and monitoring programs aimed at assessing the health and wellness of people 60 years and older and helping them navigate available health services, and a senior medication interaction safety program.

Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area

Austin Child Guidance Center

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.

Austin Child Guidance Center

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

Austin Clubhouse

Austin Ed Fund

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.

Austin Ed Fund

Austin Parks Foundation

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

Austin Parks Foundation

Austin Recovery

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

Austin Recovery

Austin Speech Labs

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.

Austin Speech Labs

Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry

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

Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area

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.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area

Breast Cancer Resource Center

The Foundation provides grants to fund BCRC’s patient navigation services.

Breast Cancer Resource Center

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

Brighter Bites

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.

Capital IDEA

Cardea

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.

Cardea

Center for Child Protection

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

Center for Child Protection

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.

Central Texas Food Bank

The Foundation funds the Healthy Children = Healthy Communities Insurance Enrollment Program.

Children’s Defense Fund

CommuniCare Health Centers – Kyle

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

CommuniCare Health Centers – Kyle

Communities in Schools of Central Texas

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

Communities in Schools of Central Texas

CommUnity Care

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

CommUnity Care

Community Health Centers of South Central Texas – Luling

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

Community Health Centers of South Central Texas

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

Council on At Risk Youth (CARY)

Creative Action

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

Creative Action

Drive A Senior

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

Drive A Senior Network

Easter Seals Central Texas

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

Easter Seals Central Texas

El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission

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.

El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission

ECHO

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

Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO)

Family Crisis Center

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

Family Crisis Center

Family Eldercare

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

Family Eldercare

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

Family Independence Initiative

Foundation Communities

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.

Foundation Communities

Hand to Hold

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

Hand to Hold

Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center

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

Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center

Health Alliance for Austin Musicians

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

Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM)

Hope Alliance

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

Hope Alliance

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.

Hospice Austin

Huston-Tillotson University

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

Huston-Tillotson University

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.

Integral Care

Interagency Support Council of East Williamson County

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

Interagency Support Council of East Williamson County

Keep Austin Beautiful

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

Keep Austin Beautiful

The Foundation’s grants fund their mobile vision program which operates at high needs schools across Central Texas.

Kids Vision for Life

LifeWorks

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.

LifeWorks

Lone Star Circle of Care

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.

Lone Star Circle of Care

Mama Sana Vibrant Woman

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.

Mama Sana Vibrant Woman

Manos de Cristo Dental Clinic

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.

Manos de Cristo Dental Clinic

Marathon Kids

The Foundation’s grants fund the Marathon Families Program, and the GAVA Program to activate, beautify and improve parks in South Austin.

Marathon Kids

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

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

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

Meals on Wheels Central Texas

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

Mission Capital

Mobile Loaves and Fishes’ Community First Village

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

Mobile Loaves and Fishes’ Community First Village

Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties

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

Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties

People’s Community Clinic

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.

People’s Community Clinic

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas

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.

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas

Round Rock Area Serving Center

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

Round Rock Area Serving Center

SAFE

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

SAFE

Samaritan Center for Counseling and Pastoral Care

The Foundation’s grants fund Samaritan Center’s mental health and wellness programs.

Samaritan Center for Counseling and Pastoral Care

Samaritan Health Ministries

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

Samaritan Health Ministries

Senior Access

The Foundation funds their transportation program for seniors living in Williamson County, including purchase of a new van.

Senior Access

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

SIMS Foundation

Spirit Reins

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

Spirit Reins

Sustainable Food Center

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.

Sustainable Food Center

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

Texans Care for Children

Texas Pediatric Society

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

Texas Pediatric Society

Texas Ramp Project

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

Texas Ramp Project

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.

Texas State School of Nursing

Texas Tech Foundation

The Foundation funds scholarships for students studying healthcare.

Texas Tech Foundation

The Caring Place

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

The Caring Place

The Foundation funds support TIP’s advocacy work aimed at raising immunization rates in Central Texas.

The Immunization Partnership

The Foundation’s grants fund their Healthy Parks Plan for Travis, Bastrop and Caldwell counties.

The Trust for Public Land

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing

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.

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing

The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work

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.

The University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work

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