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St. David’s Foundation Awards $55.5 million in Second Half of the Year

2023 cumulative investments total $75.9 million

St. David’s Foundation, one of the largest health foundations in the country, announces $55.5 million in grant funding to benefit Central Texas in the second half of 2023. A total of 67 grants were awarded from July through December 2023 across 59 local and grassroots organizations that provide essential services and reflect the Foundation’s commitment to advancing health equity in Central Texas through investment and action. Cumulatively in 2023, the Foundation approved $75.9 million in grant investments back into the Central Texas community.

“We close out the last year reflecting on the vital work of organizations working to address the ongoing health disparities across Central Texas,” said Dr. Edward Burger, President and CEO of St. David’s Foundation. “These investments reflect our commitment to removing barriers to better living today and changing systems and conditions to improve outcomes for a healthier community tomorrow.”

The 2023 grants were distributed to vital organizations that are working to address the critical health needs of our community and advance health equity. This includes increasing access to health services for the uninsured, critical infrastructure for our community, capacity building to strengthen the nonprofit sector, and innovation. 

“Equity means everyone has the opportunity to thrive,” said Regan Gruber Moffitt, Vice President of Community Investments for St. David’s Foundation. “We’re incredibly proud to stand in partnership with the determined leaders of our local nonprofits who work tirelessly to keep our community healthy.”

St. David’s Foundation supports a diverse ecosystem of organizations in Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson County that are making meaningful impact helping underserved and marginalized Central Texas residents. See the full list of grant recipients below.

St. David’s Foundation 2023 Grantees

AGE of Central Texas$992,250
Amala Foundation$50,000
Austin Black Physicians Association (fiscally sponsored by 212 Catalysts)$150,000
Austin Child Guidance Center$880,057
Austin Clubhouse$178,200
Austin Economic Development Corporation$50,000
Austin Monitor$75,000
Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry & Support Center$2,000,000
Black Mamas Village$50,000
Boys & Girls Club of East Williamson County$283,500
Capacity Catalyst$121,500
Capital Area Initiatives Foundation*$755,923
Capital IDEA$1,782,000
Center for Child Protection$434,970
Center for Evaluation Innovation$70,000
Center for Health Care Strategies$50,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy$50,000
Combined Community Action Incorporated$135,000
CommuniCare Health Centers$1,866,572
Communities In Schools of Central Texas$2,187,000
Community Health Centers of South Central Texas$3,969,000
Council for a Strong America$50,000
Council on At-Risk Youth (CARY)$267,300
E3 Alliance$405,000
Ending Community Homelessness Coalition*$3,300,000
Episcopal Health Foundation$500,000
Every Texan$121,500
Family Crisis Center$99,630
Family Eldercare*$1,600,262
Fayette Community Foundation$850,000
Foundation Communities*$5,747,384
Grantmakers In Aging$30,000
half Helen Foundation$243,000
Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center$498,059
Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM)$632,610
Healthy Futures of Texas*$695,000
Hope Alliance*$972,750
Hope Medical Clinic*$107,620
Hospice Austin*$827,149
Housing Accelerator Loan Fund (Austin Community Foundation)$2,500,000
Huston-Tillotson University$631,112
Integral Care$514,621
Interagency Support Council of Eastern Williamson County$324,000
Jail to Jobs$25,000
Lockhart Independent School District$75,000
Lone Star Circle of Care*$11,044,000
Mama Sana/Vibrant Woman*$693,946
Manos de Cristo$434,311
Mary Lee Foundation$600,000
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for Texas$324,000
Meals on Wheels Central Texas$1,879,200
People’s Community Clinic$6,668,344
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas$1,407,780
Sacred Heart Community Clinic*$28,350
Saint Louise House$500,000
Samaritan Health Ministries$244,013
Santa Maria Hostel$500,000
Smithville Community Clinic$145,800
Soccer Assist$40,000
Social Current$69,800
Texas 2036$81,000
Texas Association of Community Health Centers$50,000
Texas Center for Local Food$35,000
Texas Department of Agriculture$1,500,000
Texas Health Institute$25,000
Texas Pediatric Society$20,000
Texas Ramp Project$162,000
Texas Tech Foundation$162,000
The Barnabas Connection$50,000
The SAFE Alliance (SAFE | stop abuse for everyone)$1,085,432
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing$509,069
The University of Texas at Austin, College of Education$30,000
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston$50,000
Trinity Center at St David’s Episcopal Church$50,000
United Way for Greater Austin*$2,243,708
University of TX – RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service*$81,700
Via Hope$100,000
Vision Voucher Program (CommUnityCare)$1,606,154
Vivent Health$540,393
Volunteer Healthcare Clinic$182,655
Williamson-Burnet County Opportunities$357,800
Young Invincibles$405,000
*asterisk denotes and organization that received multiple grants

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