January 26, 2018 - Impact Through Involvement

18 Nonprofits Invited to Submit Program Grant Proposals

18 Nonprofits Invited to Submit Program Grant Proposals

Members of three Impact Austin Grant Review Committees have narrowed down 112 Letters of Inquiry for Program Grants to 18 nonprofits that have been invited to submit full grant proposals. Finalists in the three program areas below, as well as 19 organizations submitting proposals for a Catalyst Grant, will compete for grants of $111,500 each. Based on a 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.


Organization Project Title
Friends of the Children Austin Professional Mentoring for Austin's Most Vulnerable Youth
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Girls Lead
Jeremiah Program Empowerment and Life Skills Classes for Single Moms
Jolt Initiative Latinas Rise: Leadership Institute
JUST Community Building a Community of Women Entrepreneurs through Trust and Micro Loans in Low-income Neighborhoods
Travis Audubon Society Bridges to Nature


Organization Project Title
Communities in Schools of Central Texas CIS of Central Texas: ASPIRE Family Literacy Program
East Austin College Prep Project RISE: Early Literacy for East Austin Students
Girlstart Girlstart After School: STEM Education for High-Need Girls in the Greater Austin Area
Kids in a New Groove Mentoring Through Music
The Hispanic Alliance Austin Soundwaves & Del Valle ISD: Becoming the national model for elementary school orchestra programs
Thinkery Thinkery Early Learners Outreach Program


Organization Project Title
Austin Speech Labs Independence and Inclusion for Stroke Survivors through ICT
Easter Seals Central Texas, Inc. Bridging the Gap for Kids Age 3-5
Helping Hand Home for Children Families First
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas LARC Initiative

The Refuge for DMST

The Refuge for Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) Circle of Care Program
Williamson County Children's Advocacy Center Expansion of Health Programs

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