Dallas-based The Meadows Foundation has been playing Santa Claus. It was just revealed that it has awarded $2,734,800 in grants to 30 Texas nonprofits and public entities. The following ten North Texas organizations received grants:
Civic And Public Affairs
- North Texas Asset Funders Network, Dallas — $15,000 toward promoting economic opportunity and financial security for low- and moderate-income Texans.
- Bachman Lake Together, Dallas — $175,000 toward improving school readiness for every child in the Bachman Lake area.
- Dallas Afterschool, Dallas — $10,000 toward building a digital content management system to provide additional learning opportunities and best practices to after-school, academic service providers.
- Momentous Institute, Dallas — $75,000 toward integrating social-emotional health instruction and curriculum in the Dallas Independent School District.
- Shaken Baby Alliance, Fort Worth — $50,000 toward general support for victims of shaken baby abuse; education about shaken baby syndrome; and consultations and trials involving shaken baby incidents.
- TexProtects, Dallas — $150,000 toward building capacity to develop three new child abuse prevention initiatives.
- Arlington Life Shelter, Arlington — $122,000 toward renovating and expanding a shelter for persons experiencing homelessness and to provide space for a families and children program.
- Buckner Children and Family Services, Dallas — $75,000 toward constructing a permanent home for family support services in the Bachman Lake area.
- Community Food Bank, Fort Worth — $75,000 toward repairs and upgrades to a cooler and freezer.
- Visiting Nurse Association of Texas, Dallas — $100,000 toward a pilot program to provide home-based palliative care to homebound, low-income seniors with severe and chronic health conditions.
* Graphic courtesy of The Meadows Foundation