Supporting health, higher education,
human services and civic programs.


2015 Grant Awards

$100,000.00 to Brookwood to renovate the Reynolds building.

$100,000.00 to Colorado County EMS to purchase a chassis and refurbish the module on two Type I ambulances.

$60,000.00 to the City of Edna to purchase bunker gear and air packs for the Fire Department.

$3,000.00 to First Book-Matagorda to purchase books for needy children in Matagorda County.

$150,000.00 to the Palacios Community Medical Center to construct a new Family Health Clinic to be funded over a two year period in equal installments of $150,000.00.

$50,000.00 to the Refugio County Memorial Hospital to purchase a chassis and refurbish the module on an ambulance.

$14,300.00 to the Boys & Girls Club of Victoria, Inc. to fund the cost of electrical requirements on its air-conditioning system.

$80,000.00 to the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent
 to expand its offices at its present location.

$28,500.00 to the University of Houston-Victoria to help match a grant from the John Dunn Foundation to fund Nurse Practitioner Scholarships in the Coastal Bend area. The Foundation's funds will go to students attending the University of Houston-Victoria.

$290,000.00 to Victoria College to purchase Humany Anatomy and Physiology High Tech Training Equipment for the Nursing Program.

$15,000.00 to The Victory in Jesus Recovery Center, Inc. to replace part of the roof on its facility.

$50,000.00 to the City of Wharton to purchase a chassis and refurbish the module on an ambulance for the Wharton EMS.

$50,000.00 to the Wharton Interfaith Coalition, Inc. for renovations and repairs to its building.

$22,400.00 to the Garwood Volunteer Fire Department to purchase 10 radios for the EMS and Fire Department personnel.

$75,000.00 to the Cuero Community Hospital to purchase an ambulance for the Cuero EMS.

$56,735.00 to the South Texas Children's Home to construct a security fence at the Marshall Campus.

$34,500.00 to the City of Ganado to purchase Watch Guard 4RE Video Systems for its three police cars and the County Constable's Office of Precinct 2.

$10,983.00 to the City of Edna to purchase portable radios for the Edna Police Department.

$30,000.00 to the Ganado Volunteer Fire Department to purchase self-contained breathing apparatuses.

$200,000.00 to the Jackson County Hospital District to purchase an endoscopy system for the Edna Hospital.

$18,000.00 to the Lavaca County Senior Citizens Program to purchase a vehicle and replace the tires on its Wheelchair-Lift buses.

$7,452.00 to the Salvation Army to purchase an air conditioning/heating system for its facility.

$34,644.50 to the First School and Day Care to purchase a 15-passenger van.

$58,930.00 to the Boys & Girls Club of El Campo to replace the air conditioning/heating system and to replace the roof on the bleacher section of the gym.

$182,501.00 to the El Campo Medical Foundation to purchase two Medication Systems, a Digital Mammography Workstation, a walk-in combination cooler/freezer, and two infusion pumps and furnishings for the Infusion Room.

$50,000.00 to the Friends of the Port O'Connor Library for a new building.

$50,000.00 to Goliad County to purchase an ambulance for the Goliad EMS.

$100,000.00 to St. Paul Lutheran Preschool & Extended Care for a new building.

$56,400.00 to the Matagorda Regional Medical Center Foundation to purchase a mammography system for the Matagorda Regional Medical Center.

$10,250.00 to the Matagorda CASA to purchase equipment and provide support for three of its new programs.

$10,000.00 to the Austwell Volunteer Fire Department for a pager extension project.

$99,000.00 to the Perpetual Help Home for the renovation of its building.

$55,000.00 to Victoria College to purchase customer relationship management software.

$47,000.00 to the Riding Therapy Center to complete Phase II of its covered arena project.

$24,000.00 to the Affectionate Arms Adult Day Health Care to replace the flooring in its facility.

$200,000.00 to Mid-Coast Family Services to add office space for the Women's Crisis Center.

$69,000.00 to the Brownson Home, Inc. to purchase a minivan, an outdoor building and a covered patio.

$50,000.00 to the Center Foundation to update its facility at Brookshire.

$100,000.00 to Camp Aranzuza to construct an Educational Pavilion.

$50,000.00 to the Challenged Athletes Dream Complex to construct a playground for special needs children.

$340,000.00 to Victoria College to be added to the Foundation's Endowed Scholarship Fund.

$340,000.00 to the Wharton County Junior College to be to the Foundation's Endowed Scholarship Fund.

$1,300,000.00 to the Wharton County Junior College for the Johnson Health Occupation Center. This represents the final installment on the original grant of $3,000,000.00.

$75,000.00 to Habitat for Humanity for its Arroyo Neighborhood Project.

$50,000.00 to Devereux to renovate a building for a Community Services Center.

$100,000.00 to the Children's Discovery Museum for the Texas Science-A STEM Lab.

$100,000.00 to the Rice Medical Center Employees Volunteers to purchase a mammography system for the Eagle Lake Hospital.

TOTAL GRANTS $4,947,595.50