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2021 Grant Partners

Thanks to the generosity of our investors, we awarded $400,000 to 20 local nonprofit organizations.

Unlike in years past, all semifinalists in each of our impact areas were awarded general operating funding. The winning finalist in each impact area received a $40,000 two-year grant.

Housing

Investing in affordable housing opportunities for women that include a network of support and/or opportunities for long-term wealth building.

 

Saint Louise House

HOUSING / $40,000 two-year grant

Saint Louise House is dedicated to the success of women and children moving from homelessness to healthy, independent lives.

Their proven program provides stable housing and wraparound services with highly-individualized support that fosters education, financial literacy, strong family relationships and healthy living, leading to a lifetime of self-sufficiency.

 

Child Care

Expanding access to safe, quality, culturally competent and affordable child care that is conveniently located for families with low incomes.

 

Todos Juntos Learning Center

CHILD CARE / $40,000 two-year grant

Todos Juntos improves the future of Central Texas by opening the door to academic and economic success for low-income families through education.

Todos Juntos believes that a multimodal, multigenerational approach is the best approach to ending the cycle of poverty and ensuring that all Austin’s residents can enjoy the promise our city has to offer.

 

Education

Providing access to an ecosystem of support—financial, emotional, and academic—for women pursuing educational dreams.

 

Breakthrough Central Texas

EDUCATION / $40,000 two-year grant

Breakthrough Central Texas creates a path to and through college for students who will become the first in their families to earn a college degree.

All Central Texas children have the opportunity to realize their potential through the life-changing power of a college degree.

 

Unintended Pregnancy Prevention

Increasing access to consumable, unbiased pregnancy prevention resources.

 

Jane’s Due Process

UNINTENDED PREGNANCY PREVENTION / $40,000 two-year grant

Jane’s Due Process helps young people in Texas navigate parental consent laws and confidentially access birth control.

They provide free legal support, 1-on-1 case management, and stigma-free information on sexual and reproductive health.

 

Women’s Health

Reducing health disparities faced by women of color.

 

Black Mamas ATX

WOMEN’S HEALTH / $40,000 two-year grant

Black Mamas ATX’s mission is to ensure that Black women survive and thrive before, during and after childbirth. We envision a world without maternal health disparities.

They provide culturally aligned and client-centered birthing and mental health services that support women through their pregnancy and postpartum experiences.

 

 

Final Award Amounts

Housing
  • Saint Louise House – $40,000 over 2 years
  • Foundation Communities – $20,000
  • SAFE Alliance – $10,000
  • The Survive2Thrive Foundation – $10,000

 

Child Care
  • Todos Juntos Learning Center – $40,000 over 2 years
  • Sammy’s House – $20,000
  • Jeremiah Program – $10,000
  • RISE Child Development Center – $10,000

 

Education
  • Breakthrough Central Texas – $40,000 over 2 years
  • Con Mi MADRE – $20,000
  • El Buen Samaritano – $10,000
  • Latinitas – $10,000
Unintended Pregnancy Prevention
  • Jane’s Due Process – $40,000 over 2 years
  • The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy – $20,000
  • Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas – $10,000
  • People’s Community Clinic – $10,000

 

Women’s Health
  • Black Mamas ATX – $40,000 over 2 years
  • Austin Area Urban League – $20,000
  • GALS, Giving Austin Labor Support – $10,000
  • Lone Star Circle of Care – $10,000
 

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