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2008 Grants

Grant Statistics


Total Grants:  44 projects


International Grants:  5 projects (11%)


Houston Grants:  39 projects (89%)



Grant Focus

Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies

       Rice University Leadership Institute

       Houston, Texas


Theater Under the Stars

       2008 TUTS/YMCA Summer Camp

       Houston, Texas


The Seniors Place

       Therapeutic Day Care

       Houston, Texas


End Hunger Network

       Meal Prep – Low Income Seniors

       Collaboration with Interfaith Ministries

       Houston, Texas


Boat People SOS

       Vietnamese – American Community Services

       Health and Wellness, Senior Services, Emergency Services

       Houston, Texas


Daya, Inc.

       South Asian Family Support

       Houston, Texas


Catholic Charities

       After School Program / Refugee Resettlement

       Houston, Texas


West Houston Assistance Ministries

       Families in Crisis

       Houston, Texas


Lord of the Streets Episcopal Church

       Community of the Streets Outreach

       First Initiative Housing Program

       Houston, Texas


Houston Area Women’s Center

       Crisis Hotline

       Houston, Texas


Turning Point Center

       Capital Expenditures

       Houston, Texas


Muscular Dystrophy Association

       Summer Camp-Children with Disabilities

       Houston, Texas


Sustainable Harvest

       Agricultural Extentionist Salary-Central America

       Surry, Maine


Westside Homeless Partnership

       Teen Program

       Houston, Texas


Big Brothers/Big Sisters

       Hispanic Mentoring Initiative

       Houston, Texas


Bonita House of Hope

       Transitional Housing

       Houston, Texas


Greater Houston Community Foundation

       Donor Houston – Phase II / Landscape Project

       Houston, Texas


Care for Elders Collaborative

       Case Manager Salary

       Houston, Texas


VN Teamwork

       Golden Bamboo Village

       Houston, Texas


University of Houston

       Graduate College of Social Work

       (Spanish-fluent Student Scholarship)

       Houston, Texas


Houston Community Health Centers

       Denver Harbor Health Clinic

       Land Acquisition

       Houston, Texas


Wellsprings, Inc.

       Homeless Children’s Program

       Houston, Texas


India House, Inc.

       Capital Campaign

       Nurse’s Station/Furnishings

       Houston, Texas


Northwest Assistance Ministries

       Meals on Wheels Senior Rental Assistance

       Houston, Texas


The Arc of Greater Houston

       Summer Camp

       Houston, Texas



       Mobile Outreach

       Houston, Texas


Literacy Advance

       General Operating

       Houston, Texas



       Guatemala HIV Program

       New York, New York



       Sudanese Community Project/Job Training/Literacy

       Houston, Texas


Collaborative For Children

       Baby Basics/Carole Young Project

       Houston, Texas        


IBN SINA Foundation, Inc.

       Sudanese Community Project/Health Care

       Houston, Texas


Humble Assistance Ministries

       Case Manager

       Humble, Texas


Family Services of Greater Houston

       Mental Health Services


       Houston, Texas


Houston Hope

       Magnolia Park Empowerment Project

       Houston, Texas


Mona Foundation

       Ruaha Secondary School

       Tanzania, Africa

       Kirkland, Washington



       Parent/Child Education

       Houston, Texas


Children At Risk

       Advocacy Programs

       Houston, Texas


Inspired Legacies

       “Inspiring Our Community” Project

       Houston, Texas


Sunflower Mission

       Rural Schools-Vietnam

       Stafford, Texas



       Myanmar Cyclone Relief Fund

       Atlanta, Georgia



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