2011 Human Services
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Awarded
Basic Needs
Basic Human Needs
$ 7,010,000
Basic Social Needs 645,000
Crisis Intervention 270,000

Vulnerable Populations
Disabilities
674,000
The Elderly 790,000
Other 50,000

Safe Families
Education
20,000
Prevention 865,000
Intervention 1,146,000
Treatment 160,000

Children & Youth
Development
3,300,000
Parenting 270,000
Independence 940,000

Economic Development
Literacy
712,000
Financial Stability 2,420,000
Continued Learning 780,000
Future Workforce 1,200,000

Strong Communities
Communities
960,000
Housing 1,735,000
Government Participation 1,805,000
Other 130,000
50,000
   
TOTAL $ 25,932,000
   
Grantee and Purpose
Awarded
3 A Bereavement Foundation
Houston, TX
Toward assisting low-income and indigent families with support services, grief counseling and burials
$ 40,000
Adult Reading Center
Pearland, TX
Toward free literacy and citizenship classes for adults in the Pearland area
$ 150,000
Air Alliance Houston
Houston, TX
Toward developing Environmental Community Advocates of Galena Park to help residents enhance their quality of life
$ 220,000
Aldine Youth Organization United to Help
Houston, TX
Toward support services and development programs for young people and adults in the Aldine area
$ 80,000
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
$ 50,000
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
$ 15,000
AVANCE - Houston
Houston, TX
Toward programs that strengthen low-income families, enhance parenting skills and encourage the development of children and their educational success
$ 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
$ 225,000
Avenue Community Development Corporation
Houston, TX
Toward developing three affordable housing projects for seniors and families
$ 1,430,000
Best Buddies International
Dallas, 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
$ 30,000
Best Buddies International
Dallas, TX
Toward helping high school students with intellectual and developmental disabilities cultivate friendships and social skills by pairing them with non-disabled peers
$ 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
$ 50,000
Boat People SOS
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
$ 185,000
Boys and Girls Country of Houston Inc.
Hockley, TX
Toward landscaping and drainage and irrigation systems at a residential facility for children in crisis
$ 200,000
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
$ 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
$ 120,000
Casa De Esperanza De Los Ninos Incorporated
Houston, TX
Toward residential care for neglected or abused children and for children with HIV/AIDS
$ 150,000
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
$ 200,000
Cenikor Foundation
Houston, TX
Toward services that help residents at the Deer Park facility obtain higher-paying jobs
$ 70,000
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
$ 1,540,000
Child Advocates
Houston, TX
Toward recruiting, training and supervising volunteers who serve as court-appointed advocates for abused and neglected children
$ 300,000
Child Advocates
Houston, TX
Toward a pilot program to help older children successfully transition from foster care into a permanent home
$ 66,000
Child Builders
Houston, TX
Toward a longitudinal evaluation to assess the success of programs that help children and adolescents avoid and address abuse, create and sustain healthy relationships and become good parents in the future; toward updating curricula; and toward hiring a development director to increase and diversify funding
$ 565,000
Child Builders
Houston, TX
Toward programs that help children and adolescents avoid and address abuse, create and sustain healthy relationships and become good parents in the future
$ 200,000
Children at Risk Inc.
Houston, TX
Toward a collaboration among stakeholders to determine the feasibility of implementing the Positive Parenting Program, an evidence-based child abuse prevention program
$ 100,000
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Subsequent adjustments may not be reflected in the amounts listed above.
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