2020 Funded Partners

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Alzheimer's Association San Antonio & South Texas Chapter

$50,000

To enhance care and support for Rio Grande Valley individuals, caregivers, and families facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

http://www.alz.org/sanantonio

 

American Heart Association

$232,964

Collectively empowering communities in the Rio Grande Valley to take control of their health through hypertension and diabetes education, awareness and prevention.

http://www.heart.org

 

Amigos Del Valle

$50,000

To replace old equipment/supplies at ADV Central Kitchen in San Benito, TX

http://www.advrgv.org

Amigos Del Valle

$200,000

To provide shelf stable meals to seniors along with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to ensure the safety of our clients and staff.

http://www.advrgv.org

ARISE

$57,372

To coordinate ARISE's Census efforts to reach hard to count residents in Hidalgo County.

http://www.arisesotex.org

ARISE

$100,000

To promote the personal development and empowerment of the immigrant community of the Rio Grande Valley through educational programs that strengthen their organized community and civic participation.

http://www.arisesotex.org

Aurora House Foundation

$100,000

Aurora House works to provide quality, compassionate end-of-life care to terminally ill patients, supports grieving loved ones, and prepares healthcare students for the future.

http://www.aurorahouse.org

 

Boys and Girls Clubs of Harlingen

$50,000

Triple Play creates a Game Plan for the Mind, Body, and Soul to promote Healthy Lifestyles.

http://www.mybgchkids.org

Boys and Girls Clubs of Harlingen

$800,000

Construct new, additional Gymnasium at our Main Club Site for increased and enhanced program delivery.

http://www.mybgchkids.org

Buckner Children and Family Services, Inc.

$50,000

The Family Hope Center(FHC) seek to keep families together by providing them with critical services, aid and coaching to keep them strong and decrease the likelihood of abuse, neglect and removal of children.

http://www.buckner.org

C.A.M.P. University

$46,995

CAMP University will meet safety codes and will gain job skills in gardening.

http://www.campuniversity.org/

Child Abuse Education Program of South Texas

$7,500

To host a conference for persons interested in child maltreatment and domestic violence.

http://www.fsseminar.com

Children's Defense Fund of Texas

$85,000

The Children’s Defense Fund connects uninsured children in the RGV to affordable health coverage.

http://www.cdftexas.org

City of McAllen

$56,400

The McAllen Complete Count Committee aims to increase the response rate for the 2020 Census in Hard-to-Count (HTC) communities by increasing awareness and providing education.

http://www.mcallen.net

City of Pharr

$500,000

To construct a 2000 LF walking trail that will go around the new Wellness Center and Amphitheater currently being built in the Northside of City of Pharr.

http://pharr-tx.gov/

City of Pharr

$50,000

The City of Pharr seeks funding support to fill outreach gaps to hard-to-count (HTC) populations located neighborhoods in the city of Pharr, Texas, during the Census 2020.

http://pharr-tx.gov/

City of Rio Grande City

$52,024

The Rio Grande City Census 2020 project will identify and target hard-to-count (HTC) areas within the city.

http://www.cityofrgc.com/

Culture of Life Ministries

$60,000

To engage in capacity development work to strengthen our ability to lead, motivate, and enhance the performance of our volunteers and to deliver high-quality, efficient health and wellness services to our patients.

http://www.colmhealth.org

Dentists Who Care

$6,000

To develop a comprehensive operational plan that will assist Dentists Who Care including a review of our policies and procedures to increase our organizational productivity.

http://www.dentistswhocare.us

Dentists Who Care

$50,000

To improve the health of our communities by creating dental homes and crafting healthy SMILES.

http://www.dentistswhocare.us

Driscoll Children's Hospital

$150,000

Driscoll is providing more access to care for fragile infants and toddlers by expanding services from two days a month to two days a week.

http://www.driscollchildrens.org

Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc.

$210,194

To meet the increased demand for food assistance to families in the Rio Grande Valley due to the unprecedented COVID-19.

http://www.foodbankrgv.org

Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc.

$48,970

To protect the food safety for our clients by making infrastructure improvements at the distribution center.

http://www.foodbankrgv.org

Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc.

$140,360

Our goal is to narrow the gap between the people we feed every week and the total number in need, by increasing our transportation capacity.

http://www.foodbankrgv.org

Good Neighbor Settlement House

$175,000

GNSH is working to strengthen organizational sustainability for its Food Programs, including a kitchen renovation.

http://www.goodneighborsh.org

Good Neighbor Settlement House

$8,000

To review the structure, systems, programs, processes, and vision of the organization to strengthen its capacity and operate more effectively.

http://www.goodneighborsh.org

Holy Family Services, Inc.

$277,500

To strengthen our reach of families lacking adequate access to women's healthcare and prenatal care.

http://www.holyfamilybirthcenter.org

Housing and Community Services, Inc.

$25,000

To provide basic needs assistance (food and utilities) for our residents and community members that reside at or near our properties within Cameron and Hidalgo counties.

http://www.prosperahcs.org

IDEA Public Schools

$499,890

IDEA seeks to improve health outcomes by creating Student Health Report Cards, improving parent education, expanding physical activity programs, and collaborating with community health partners.

http://www.ideapublicschools.org

La Posada Providencia

$6,000

To complete a septic system upgrade in order to ensure the health of future clients, staff and visitors.

http://www.lppshelter.org

La Union del Pueblo Entero

$100,000

To support Census outreach efforts in low-income rural neighborhoods along the US-Mexico Border known as Colonias.

http://www.lupenet.org

Laguna Madre Youth Center

$50,000

The LMYC needs to remove and replace the existing gym floor which is 29 years old.

https://lmyc190portroad.wixsite.com/mysite

Loaves & Fishes of the RGV

$8,733

To hire attendants for temporary shelter. To provide for security and maintenance of temporary shelter.

http://www.lfrgv.org

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council

$60,000

The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council seeks to enhance the knowledge of the region, and ensure an accurate and complete 2020 Census through the creation of a portable self-response campaign titled: “Count Me, RGV!”.

http://www.lrgvdc.org/

Moody Clinic

$120,518

To increase access to affordable rehabilitative services for children with disabilities and provide additional equipment.

http://www.moodyclinic.org

Proyecto Desarrollo Humano

$48,618

Equipment and operations to support the clinic and organic gardens which work together to promote better health among our immigrant families.

http://www.pdhtexas.org

Proyecto Juan Diego, Inc.

$64,680

To promote the Get Out the Count Census campaign in Cameron County precinct 74 focusing on low income communities and hard to count areas.

http://www.proyecto-jd.org/

Proyecto Juan Diego, Inc.

$35,700

To create a sustainability plan for Unidos Contra la Diabetes for long term organizational strength.

http://www.proyecto-jd.org/

Rails to Trails Conservancy

$498,925

The Caracara Trails will link the area’s natural, cultural and historical resources, to create a regional identity for outdoor tourism and will promote a healthier lifestyle for all residents.

http://www.railstotrails.org

 

Rio Grande State Center Citizen's Volunteer Council

$50,000

To secure services from community specialists required for continuity of care in complicated cases.

http://www.rgsccvc.org

 

Sight Savers America

$30,000

SSA's Low Vision Program provides high-tech vision aids to children with severe visual impairment.

http://www.sightsaversamerica.org/

 

Special Olympics Texas RGV

$30,000

Special Olympics Texas RGV provides year round sports for people with intellectual disabilities.

http://www.sotx.org

 

Sunshine Haven, Inc.

$45,000

To increase access to 24 hour comfort/palliative care for terminally ill patients enrolled in Hospice.

http://www.sunshinehaveninc.org

 

The Salvation Army - McAllen

$50,000

To conduct homelessness prevention effort through rent assistance plus daily nutritious community meal program.

http://www.salvationarmytexas.org/mcallen/

 

The Salvation Army - McAllen

$55,000

To address basic needs for men, women, and families during the COVID-19 pandemic through the Community Meal Program.

http://www.salvationarmytexas.org/mcallen/

 

The TSTC Foundation

$397,576

Equipment and remodeling to enhance the TSTC Harlingen Dental Hygiene and EMS programs that train students to meet area healthcare needs.

http://www.tstcfoundation.com

 

Tip of Texas Family Outreach

$34,205

To provide supportive services to help strengthen families and minimize the risk of child abuse.

http://www.totfo.org

 

United Way of Southern Cameron County

$8,000

To develop a comprehensive strategic planning process to uncover more areas for improvement  through capacity development.

http://www.liveunitedrgv.org

 

United Way of Southern Cameron County

$608,760

To implement Get Shift Done - RGV to prepare, package and distribute meals and bags of emergency food. This initiative will provide staffing for nonprofit food distribution activities across the entire Rio Grande Valley as well as increase the food pantry capacity to non profit organizations providing food assistance.

http://www.liveunitedrgv.org

 

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

$11,956

To develop a Get Out the Count campaign to empower and encourage the UTRGV student population to work alongside their families and in their communities to help increase the turnout for the 2020 U.S. Census in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV).

http://www.utrgv.edu

 

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

$38,000,000

By making the RGV the nation’s epicenter for Hispanic health research, this program called, "THRIVE", will help UTRGV attain emerging research university status and improve health care for all throughout the region.

http://www.utrgv.edu