2011 Human Services
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Allocation
Basic Needs
Basic Human Needs
$ 6,720,000
Basic Social Needs 670,000
Crisis Intervention 120,000
Other 135,000

Vulnerable Populations
Disabilities
424,000
Chronic Illness 100,000
The Elderly 600,000
Other 200,000

Safe Families
Education
20,000
Prevention 400,000
Intervention 1,230,175
Treatment 440,000

Children & Youth
Development
2,471,000
Parenting 185,000
Independence 670,000
Other 100,000

Economic Development
Literacy
282,000
Financial Stability 1,310,000
Continued Learning 290,000
Future Workforce 400,000
Other 277,000

Strong Communities
Communities
964,679
Housing 1,365,000
Government Participation 351,704
Other 105,000
465,000
   
TOTAL $ 20,295,558
   
Grantee and Purpose
Year Approved
Total
Grant
2011
Allocation
3 A Bereavement Foundation
Houston, TX
Toward assisting low-income and indigent families with support services, grief counseling and burials
2011
$ 40,000
$ 20,000
Adult Reading Center Inc.
Pearland, TX
Toward free literacy and citizenship classes for adults in the Pearland area
2011
$ 150,000
$ 50,000
Air Alliance Houston
Houston, TX
Toward developing Environmental Community Advocates of Galena Park to help residents enhance their quality of life
2011
$ 220,000
$ 134,679
Aldine Youth Organization United to Help
Houston, TX
Toward support services and development programs for young people and adults in the Aldine area
2011
$ 40,000
$ 40,000
American Leadership Forum
Houston, TX
Toward strengthening leadership and developing solutions in the criminal justice system by providing scholarships for nonprofit and public sector participants to attend the Criminal Justice Fellows program
2011
$ 50,000
$ 25,000
The Arc of Greater Houston
Houston, TX
Toward advocating for and assisting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing support services for families and creating awareness of available services in underserved communities
2010
$ 200,000
$ 100,000
Austin Community Foundation for the Capital Area
Austin, TX
Toward "Polarized," a documentary film that examines the political polarization of elections and educates audiences about civic engagement
2011
$ 15,000
$ 15,000
Avance Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward programs that strengthen low-income families, enhance parenting skills and encourage the development of children and their educational success
2011
$ 50,000
$ 50,000
Avenue Community Development Corporation
Houston, TX
Toward developing affordable, energy-efficient housing and encouraging economic development in the near north side and the East End
2011
$ 225,000
$ 75,000
Avenue Community Development Corporation
Houston, TX
Toward developing three affordable housing projects for seniors and families
2011
$ 1,430,000
$ 0
Bering Omega Community Services
Houston, TX
Toward providing dental care, adult daycare, financial assistance and residential hospice services for people with HIV/AIDS
2010
$ 100,000
$ 100,000
Best Buddies International Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward a program supervisor to expand a program that helps high school students with intellectual and developmental disabilities cultivate friendships and social skills by pairing them with non-disabled peers
2011
$ 30,000
$ 0
Best Buddies International Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward helping high school students with intellectual and developmental disabilities cultivate friendships and social skills by pairing them with non-disabled peers
2011
$ 20,000
$ 20,000
Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan Houston Educational Foundation
Houston, TX
Toward educating young adults, seniors and low-income citizens about unethical business practices and fraudulent schemes
2011
$ 50,000
$ 50,000
Boat People SOS Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward becoming an independent chapter of a national organization that provides social services for Vietnamese individuals and families Rcvd copy of IRS letter, dated 7/24/13, that exempt status reinstated, retro to 5/12/13. /20/13-exempt status automatically revoked by IRS on 2/11/13 for failure to file taxes for 3 yrs. Organization has learned that accounting firm used incorrect EIN in 2008 and has continued to use it. They are in contact with the IRS. --Harriet
2011
$ 185,000
$ 100,000
Boys and Girls Country of Houston Inc.
Hockley, TX
Toward landscaping and drainage and irrigation systems at a residential facility for children in crisis
2011
$ 125,175
$ 125,175
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Inc.
Pasadena, TX
Toward an emergency and transitional shelter to help survivors of domestic violence progress from crisis to self-sufficiency
2010
$ 100,000
$ 50,000
Bridges to Life
Houston, TX
Toward reducing the recidivism of released inmates and facilitating the healing of victims and the rehabilitation of perpetrators
2010
$ 60,000
$ 30,000
Capital Investing in Development and Employment of Adults Inc.
Austin, TX
Toward helping low-income adults in Houston obtain living-wage jobs through social, educational and placement services
2011
$ 250,000
$ 250,000
Career and Recovery Resources Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward computer training, literacy classes and job placement programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing people
2011
$ 120,000
$ 60,000
Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos Incorporated
Houston, TX
Toward residential care for neglected or abused children and for children with HIV/AIDS
2011
$ 150,000
$ 75,000
Cathedral Health Ministries
Houston, TX
Toward helping homeless people become self-sufficient through a day shelter that provides hot meals, showers, laundry services and case management
2011
$ 200,000
$ 100,000
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Houston, TX
Toward support services for children and adults in need
2010
$ 100,000
$ 100,000
Cenikor Foundation Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward services that help residents at the Deer Park facility obtain higher-paying jobs
2011
$ 70,000
$ 35,000
Center for Houston's Future Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward equipping, engaging and enabling residents, policymakers and leaders to create a sustainable and competitive future by providing accurate, unbiased facts about key conditions through the Community Indicator Program
2011
$ 1,540,000
$ 0
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