2013 Public Service Grants

Program Area Organization Project Grant Amount
Community Improvement Buffalo Bayou Partnership Buffalo Bayou Park Shepherd to Sabine Greenway Project 250,000
Center for Houston’s Future My Degree Courts Program 25,000
Discovery Green Conservancy 5th Anniversary Capital Improvements Campaign 150,000
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council Second Century of Leadership Campaign 50,000
Hermann Park Conservancy Art in the Park 25,000
Houston Community Toolbank Operations 20,000
Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston Many Faiths Building Together: Interfaith Ministries Campaign for Tomorrow 50,000
The Marine Corps Coodinating Council, Inc. Operations 7,000
The Memorial Park Conservancy, Inc. Accellerated Restoration Efforts 40,000
The Nature Discovery Center, Inc. Operations 25,000
Prison Entrepreneurship Program. Development of For-Profit Enterprises to Provide Capital For Capacity Building 100,000
Prison Entrepreneurship Program. Independent, Third Party Validation Study of PEP Outcomes/Results 25,000
United Way of Greater Houston Annual Giving Grant 275,000
United Way of Greater Houston Expanding the Vision Capital Campaign 250,000
Total Community Improvement 1,292,000
Housing & Shelter Community of the Streets Outreach Corporation Operations 15,000
The Men’s Center Construction of a New Residential Hall and New Service Center 200,000
The Salvation Army $7.6 Million Capital Campaign 50,000
Turning Point Center Purchase of New Shuttle Van 27,000
Total Housing & Shelter 292,000
Natural Resources & Conservation Gulf Coast Bird Observatory Construction of New Avian Conservation Science Center 25,000
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center Annual Giving Grant 27,500
Total Natural Resources & Conservation 52,500
Total Public Service 1,636,500