February 01, 2019 - Grants, Organizational Update

18 Nonprofits Invited to Submit Impact Austin Program Grant Proposals

18 Nonprofits have been invited to submit Impact Austin Program Grant Proposals.

Members of three Impact Austin Grant Review Committees have narrowed down 89 Letters of Inquiry for Program Grants to 18 nonprofits that have been invited to submit full Program Grant proposals. Finalists in the three program areas are listed below.  Additionally, there are 28 organizations who have submitted proposals for a Catalyst Grant. The organizations will compete for grants of $100,000 each. Based on a deep-dive review of all proposals, this list will be further narrowed down for site visits conducted in April.  Congratulations to our area nonprofits who are progressing through the grant process.

 

 

COMMUNITY GRANT - $100,000

Organization

Project Title

The Arc of the Capital Area Continuing Education for Adults with Intellectual and Developental Disabilities
BookSpring BookSpring Days
Con Mi MADRE Lifting Latinos Out of Poverty through Education
Friends of the Children Austin Professional Mentoring for Austin's Most Vulnerable Youth
National Wildlife Federation The Monarch Butterfly: Engaging the Public in Culturally Significant Conservation
Youth Rise Texas Youth Rise Texas: School Year Programs

 

EDUCATION GRANT - $100,000   

Organization

Project Title

Austin Bat Cave Capacity Building and Program Expansion
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas Big Futures
FIRST in Texas FIRST Like a Girl!
Texans Can Academies Learning from Leaders
Thinkery STEAM from the Start: PD and Outreach for Early STEAM Learning
Wayside Schools Foundations of Leadership

 

HEALTH & WELL-BEING GRANT - $100,000

Organization

Project Title

Austin Speech Labs Effective Therapy for Stroke Survivors to Speak, Read and Write
Austin YMBL Sunshine Camps The SHINE Project
half Helen Foundation A Thousand Points of Sight
The Refuge of DMST Outdoor Therapeutic Enrichment Program at the Refuge Ranch
Street Youth Ministry Street Youth Transitions Employment Pathways (STEP)
Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation TVMF PALS (Pets Assisting the Lives of Seniors) Program

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