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2015 – Present 

For details regarding recipients awarded after 2015, please visit the pages called “Funded Partners” under the Grantmaking Tab.  We hope this will provide even more information about the work they are doing in our community.  Congratulations to all of our grantees.


2015 Recipients

Sí Texas Initiative Matching Grants:

Community Hope Projects, Inc.  $250,061
Project Title:  Si Texas Hope

El Milagro Clinic  $249,993
Project Title:  Community Healthcare Invested in Keeping Patients Active (CHISPA)

Nuestra Clinica del Valle $683,618
Project Title:  NuCare 

Tropical Texas Behavioral Health  $873,120
Project Title:  Improving Access to Integrated Care for RGV Residents with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston  $851,829
Project Title:  Salud y Vida 2.0: Enhancing Integrated Behavioral Health for Individuals with Diabetes in the RGV

University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley $423,265
Project Title:  Primary Care Behavioral Health Implementation

Invitation Only Grants:

City of Los Fresnos  $500,000
Project Title:  Los Fresnos Hike and Bike Trail

Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc.   $1,200,000
Project Title:  Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope

Collaborative Grants:

Boys and Girls Clubs of Harlingen  $40,000
Project Title:  Triple Play

Children’s Defense Fund of Texas  $50,000
Project Title:  Healthy Children

City of Brownsville  $100,000
Project Title: Cameron County in Motion:  Active Transport Master Plan

City of Harlingen  $396,020
Project Title: Harlingen Hometown Heroes Trail Expansion

Communities in Schools of Cameron County  $118,000
Project Title: CISSCC Hunger and Homelessness Initiative

Culture of Life Ministries  $57,000
Project Title:  Improving Healthcare in Chronic Disease Management and Disease Prevention/Screening in Harlingen

Family Crisis Center, Inc.  $110,310
Project Title: Breaking the Cycle

Healthy Communities of Brownsville – Brownsville Wellness Coalition  $170,000
Project Title:  Urban Farms and Program Demands

Loaves and Fishes of the Rio Grande Valley  $187,205
Project Title:  Great Physician Healthy Living

Moody Clinic  $80,000
Project Title:  The Assistance for Special Needs Children of Challenging Economic Background

Project Fit  $203,921
Project Title:  Project Fit

RCCC,Inc.  $240,000
Project Title:  Youth Recovery Center

Responsive Grants:

Blue Sunday Child Abuse Prevention Initiative  $21,830
Project Title: WINGS – Women in Need Growing Stronger

Child Abuse Education Program of South Texas  $20,000
Project Title: 12th Annual Forensic Science Conference

Friendship of Women, Inc.  $25,000
Project Title:  Kids Just Wanna Have Fun

Good Neighbor Settlement House  $22,300
Project Title: Thrift Store Building Renovation

Holy Family Services, Inc.  $24,500
Project Title:  Sustaining the Legacy of Holy Family

Infant and Family Nutrition Agency  $25,000
Project Title:  Full Time Focus on Health

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Rio Grande Valley  $20,400
Project Title:  Crucial Care for Families with Critically Ill Children

Sunshine Haven, Inc.  $15,000
Project Title:  Patient Care

The University of Texas Pan American Foundation  $25,000
Project Title: Culture Specific Interventions to Increase Organ Donation Advocacy

Tip of Texas Family Outreach  $24,715
Project Title:  My Baby and Me Home Visiting Program

UT Health Science Center at San Antonio  $25,000
Project Title: Cameron County Cancer Education & Access to Cancer Prevention Services

Valley AIDS Council $24,999
Project Title: Linking and Keeping the Community in Care

WomenTogether Foundation $24,999
Project Title: Women Together/Mujeres Unidas Nueva Vida – Transitional Supportive Housing Program


2014 Recipients

Collaborative Grants:

Brownsville Wellness Coalition  $40,000
Project Title: BWC Farmers’ Market & Community Outreach

Loaves and Fishes  $60,000
Project Title: Great Physician Healthy Living

Moody Clinic  $50,000
Project Title: Early Needs, Special Needs – From Outreach to Intervention

Proyecto Juan Diego Inc.  $176,480
Project Title: Weight Management and Obesity Prevention

Rio Grande Valley Indigent Healthcare Corp. $83,000
Project Title:  RGV Indigent Care and Service Expansion

University of Texas at Brownsville $142,367
Project Title:  Post-Master’s Certificate in Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner Program

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston  $150,000
Project Title:  Salud y Vida:  Greater Support for Better Health

Vannie E. Cook Jr. Cancer Foundation, Inc.  $50,000
Project Title:   Saving our Children, Healing our Families

Willacy County EMS, Inc.  $80,000
Project Title:  Ambulance Remount Project

Responsive Grants:

Boys and Girls Club of Harlingen  $20,000
Project Title: Triple Play

Cameron County Children’s Advocacy Centers, Inc.  $25,000
Project Title: Where the Healing Begins

Easter Seals, Rio Grande Valley  $25,000
Project Title: Easter Seals Autism Program

Harlingen Neighborhood Food Pantry   $3,300
Project Title:  Purchase of Chest Freezers

Holy Family Services, Inc.  $20,000
Project Title: Sustaining the Legacy of Holy Family

Project Fit America  $24,000
Project Title: Project Fit America

Salvation Army, Harlingen $10,000
Project Title: Medical-Based Assistance Program

Sunshine Haven, Inc.  $15,000
Project Title: Patient Care

Tip of Texas Family Outreach  $25,000
Project Title: My Baby and Me Home Visiting Program