2018 Funded Partners

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Access Esperanza Clinics Inc.


This project will make colposcopy more accessible through training, equipment, and lab costs.


AMIkids Rio Grande Valley


To support our mental health and substance abuse prevention services


Boys & Girls Club of Edinburg, Rio Grande Valley


Addresses obesity among low income families through hands on community garden programs and activities.


Charlie's Place Recovery Center


Matching funds to provide substance abuse treatment and case management for indigent adults.


City of Elsa


To develop a trails and exercise facilities on recently-acquired vacated railroad property as part of a central linear park project.


City of Harlingen


To construct an all weather, all purpose 1.5 mile trail from the terminus of the existing Arroyo Trail at the trail head at I69e West towards Dixieland park.


Dentists Who Care


To provide dental care to both children and adults who have no access to dental care – no money, no Medicaid, and no insurance, throughout the RGV.


Driscoll Children's Hospital


To expand access to Driscoll's High Risk Clinic by caring for many more premature babies, which will prevent adverse outcomes.


Easter Seals Rio Grande Valley


To support operation of the Easterseal RGV Early Childhood Intervention program.


Harlingen Wellness Coalition, Inc.


To continue the Harlingen Wellness Coalition mission of promoting health and wellness by the provision of health education opportunities and access to free or low cost physical activity resources.


Laguna Madre Youth Center


To provide a safe place for children to go after school where they can receive healthy snacks, help with learning skills, participate in sports, interact in positive ways, and learn to be responsible members of the community. It serves students from the Point Isabel Independent School District in the communities of South Padre Island, Port Isabel, Laguna Heights and Laguna Vista.



La Union del Pueblo Entero


 To enhance the quality of life for colonia residents by improving the built environment.


Planned Parenthood South Texas


We provide access to care to underserved women in Cameron County.


Proyecto Juan Diego, Inc.


Construction of new Proyecto Juan Diego Center to expand services to a broader population of need.


Rails-to-Trails Conservancy


To design and conduct environmental analyses of the 4.2 mile Battlefield Trail Extension and build the 1.8 mile segment of the extension running through Palo Alto Battlefield NHP.


RCCC, Inc.


RCCC will provide Substance Use Disorder treatment to Cameron County residents, both to adults and youth of the RGV.


Safe Haven for Kids


Safe Haven for Kids is an emergency shelter for children needing immediate protection due to being removed from their homes for their own safety because of abuse, neglect and/or abandonment.


Su Casa De Esperanza


Su Casa De Esperanza educates colonia Moms to raise children, age 0-3, with healthy living habits.




PROJECT SOAR will provide evidence-based, ABA resources to adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the RGV.


The Enrique San Pedro Ozanam Center, Inc.


The shelter program provides temporary shelter and basic necessities to the homeless. This grant also includes funds for a kitchen renovation.


The University of Texas System


Leveraging technology, connectivity and partnerships, REDI Program brings prevention and care to the patients, enables continuous engagement and leads with proactive management to improve health outcomes.