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 FYE 2017

Waco Habitat for Humanity $30,000.00 06/23/2016
To purchase a vehicle for the ReStore    
     
Humane Society of Central Texas $20,000.00 06/23/2016
To purchase a truck to transport a Mobile Adoption Trailer    
     
Waco Community Development Corporation $35,000.00 08/25/2016
To support the Grassroots Leadership Training Program    
     
Historic Waco Foundation, Inc. $30,000.00 01/26/2017
To support the What About Waco Docu-series on Waco History    
     
Family Health Center (Heart of Texas Community Health Center, Inc.) $55,000.00 08/25/2016
To fund a Grant Writer    
     
Family Abuse Center $20,000.00 08/25/2016
To purchase new kitchen equipment    
     
Historic Waco Foundation, Inc. $1,000.00 09/22/2016
To support the Footsteps of African American History exhibit opening reception    
     
Skillpoint Alliance $65,000.00 03/23/2017
To support the Empower Program    
     
World Hunger Relief, Inc. $42,220.00 01/30/2017
To purchase a new refrigerator and support the Healthy Eating Capacity Building Program    
     
Baylor University $30,000.00 03/23/2017
To support the Baylor CARE project    
     
Compassion Ministries $100,000.00 01/26/2017
To support transitional housing    
     
Creative Waco $10,000.00 02/23/2017
To fund the "AMP Experts" program    
     
The Arc of McLennan County $70,000.00 03/23/2017
To purchase a wheelchair bus    
     
AVANCE Waco $50,000.00 03/23/2017
To fund the Director of Support Services position    
     
Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center $9,094.50 03/23/2017
To fund Community PECS Training    
     
YMCA of Central Texas $120,000.00 03/23/2017

To support the "It's Time" Capital Campaign

 

 

   
  FYE 2016    
line
Boys & Girls Clubs of Waco
$ 8,000.00
04/23/15
To fund repairs on swimming pools
     
AVANCE Waco
$ 55,436.00
04/23/15
To fund a capacity building initiave
     
Prosper Waco
$100,000.00
04/23/15
To fund a Community Scorecard and data gathering project
     
Texas State Technical College
$58,250.00
05/28/15
To fund the TSTC Waco Challenger Learning Center    
     
Making Awesome Things Happen  $5,000.00 05/28/18
To fund a summer math camp    
     
Waco Cultural Arts Fest  $115,783.00 05/28/18
To fund the Doris Miller Reflecting Pond    
     
McLennan County Medical Society  $ 15,000.00  06/25/15
To fund the preservation of medical oral history in Waco    
     
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
$ 146,250.00 06/25/15
To fund the Community Room at a new facility in Waco    
     
Cenikor Foundation  $ 40,000.00  08/27/15
To fund a Sober House    
     
American Red Cross - Heart of Texas Chapter  $ 37,838.75  08/27/15
To fund the purchase of a new vehicle for disaster relief    
     
CASA of McLennan and Hill Counties  $ 33,000.00  08/27/15
To fund a full-time CASA recruiter    
     
Family Abuse Center $ 14,000.00  08/27/15
To fund new beds for the Family Abuse Center Shelter    
     
Waco Civic Theatre  $ 26,000.00  08/27/15
To fund updates to the lighting system    
     
Compassion Ministries  $ 5,493.00 10/29/15
To fund updates to the parking lot    
     
McLennan Community College Foundation $ 100,000.00  12/17/15
To fund new equipment in the Radiology Technology Department    
     
Texas Ramp Project $10,000.00 12/1715
To support startup costs for the Waco Ramp Project    
     
Central Texas Senior Ministry $69,925.00 12/17/15
To fund the development of a care management plan    
     
Greater Waco Sports Commission $32,500.00 03/24/16
To fund the Executive Director position    
     
Dr. Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute $43,000.00 03/24/16
To fund the new Soda Shop    
     
  FYE 2015    
line
YMCA of Central Texas
32,720.50
4/24/14
To fund costs associated with the merger with Kids & Co.
     
Methodist Children's Home
$ 59,679.36
6/10/14
To fund the Charter School Lighting Project
     
Carter BloodCare
$ 40,000.00
6/26/14
To purchase a new Bloodmobile
     
Prosper Waco (Greater Waco Collective Impact Initiative)
$ 75,000.00
6/26/14 
To support the search for an Executive Director    
     
World Hunger Relief, Inc.  $ 75,000.00  6/26/14
To support startup costs for the Veggie Van    
     
Central Texas Senior Ministry  $ 20,000.00  8/28/14
To update communication system and purchase tablets for staff    
     
Dr. Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute  $ 25,000.00  9/25/14
To prepare Kellum-Rotan building for exhibit installation    
     
Big Brothers Big Sisters- Waco and McLennan County  $ 15,000.00  10/23/14
To support a pilot project of a learning outcomes model for match activities    
     
Family Abuse Center  $ 10,649.00  10/23/14
To fund parking lot repairs    
     
City of Waco  $ 100,000.00  12/11/14
To support the Waco Animal Shelter Renovation Project (parking lot)    
     
Waco Chamber of Commerce Community Development Foundation  $ 55,000.00  12/11/14
To support the formation of Creative Waco and the establishment of a cultural district for Waco    
     
City of Waco  $ 45,000.00  2/27/15
To support the Central Library parking lot renovation    
     
Texas Sports Hall of Fame $ 31,535.00   2/27/15
To fund technology enhancements    
     

 

  FYE 2014    
line
West, TX Disaster Relief Fund (Waco Foundation)
$ 20,000.00
4/25/13
To support rebuilding West, Texas after the fertilizer plant explosion.
     
Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children
$ 29,925.42
5/23/13
To replace the roof.
     
Christian Women's Job Corps
$ 2,000.00
5/23/13
To support the GED program.
     
Central Texas Senior Ministry
$ 20,000.00
5/23/13
To purchase a mini-van for Medicaid client transportation.    
     
Waco Civic Theatre
$ 15,750.00
6/27/13
To replace a sidewalk and create a new ramp and doorway in order to make the theatre more accessible.    
     
Waco ISD
$ 100,000.00
9/26/13
To support the Greater Waco Advanced Manufacturing Academy.    
     
KWBU/Brazos Valley Public Broadcasting Foundation
$ 30,000.00
10/17/13
To support moving the the transmitter to a new location.    
     
REACH Theraputic Riding Center
$ 5,750.00
10/17/13
To enhance the outdoor arena.    
     
Animal Birth Control Clinic
$ 35,000.00
10/17/13
To support expansion of low-cost spay/neuter for low-income pet-owners.    
     
Waco Community Development Corporation
$ 20,000.00
12/12/13
To purchase technology upgrades.    
     
Compassion Ministries
$ 23,960.00
12/12/13
To paint the exterior of Hope House and Hope House Too.    
     
AVANCE- Waco
$ 43,290.37
12/12/13
To open a new program site at the Greater Waco Advanced Manufacturing Academy.    

  

  FYE 2013    
line
Central Texas Senior Ministry
$ 18,661.00
4/19/12
To purchase a new 60-gallon steam kettle and insulated food carriers.
     
Waco Community Visioning Project
$ 2,939.42
5/8/12
To support the bi-annual Report Card and Expo.
     
HOT Urban Gardening Coalition
$ 11,138.00
5/24/12
To support the establishment of an Urban Training Farm.
     
Boys & Girls Club of Waco
$ 23,000.00
5/24/12
Emergency funds to replace the air-conditioning unit at the Brownfield Club.    
     
Waco-McLennan County Health District
$ 5,000.00
6/28/12
To replicate a proven program of outreach and free HIV and Syphilis testing: Hip Hop for HIV Awareness.    
     
Center for Learning and Development
$ 10,000.00
6/28/12
To produce a video series designed to teach research-based study strategies to secondary and post-secondary students in Waco schools.    
     
YMCA of Central Texas
$ 46,125.00
6/28/12
Scholarships for summer programs at the Doris Miller YMCA.    
     
Waco ISD
$ 73,894.00
6/28/12
To support the start-up of Parent Leadership Institute for Waco ISD.    
     
Waco Habitat for Humanity
$ 32,000.00
9/27/12
To provide critical home repairs for elderly, low-income homeowners in the Carver Neighborhood.    
     
Waco-McLennan Health District
$ 6,845.57
10/25/12
To support a collaborative effort for a Community Health Needs Assessment.    
     
Carter BloodCare
$5,000.00
12/13/12
To support a new blood collection, production, and distribution facility.    
     
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
$ 33,014.61
12/13/12
To support the Patient Assistance Fund, which provides financial assistance for family planning services.    
     
Family Abuse Center
24,000.00
2/28/13
Purchase of a van to provide transportation for those living in the shelter.    

 

 FYE 2012    
line
Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative
250,000.00
3/15/12
Funds for the Low-gravity drop tower as well as science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) exhibits and kiosks at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC).    
     
Dr. Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute
60,000.00
2/23/12
Funds to link the original facility and the Kellum-Rotan building with ramps, a walkway, and a canopy.    
     
Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children
15,850.00
2/23/12
Funds for hardware, software, and staff to transition to electronic storage of case files.    
     
McLennan County Hunger Coalition
20,000.00
1/26/12
Funds for additional staff to train volunteers for the SNAP program.    
     
The Arc of McLennan County
18,881.00
12/15/11
Funds for a new roof and drainage system.    
     
Meals & Wheels
$ 26,938.00
12/15/11
Funds for technology upgrades.    
     
Talitha Koum Institute
$ 40,790.00
10/27/11
Funds to create a training curriculum to enable Talitha Koum to share expertise in therapeutic methods, early brain development, and working with families in poverty.    
     
MCC Foundation
$ 57,366.00
10/27/11
Funds to purchase a high fidelity manikin for the Simulation Labor and Delivery Room, as part of the Health Professions Complex.    
     
Caritas
$ 100,000.00
10/27/11
Funds to create a new main entry, waiting room, and restrooms.    
     
The Freeman Center
$ 75,000.00
10/27/11
Funds for expansion and remodeling of lobby, treatment room, and education office.    
     
Habitat for Humanity
$ 26,985.00
10/27/11
Funds to support a pilot project for a new Owner-Occupied Home Rehab program.    
     
World Hunger Relief
$ 23,091.00
8/18/11
Funds for a new Education Coordinator position and enhancement of education facilities.     
     
REACH Therapeutic Riding Center
$ 5,000.00
8/18/11
Funds to provide therapeutic riding sessions for children and adults with physical, mental, and emotional challenges.    
     
Camp Fire, Tejas Council
$ 96,348.00
8/18/11
Funds a three year grant to establish Operation Bully Free. *This grant was taken over by the YMCA of Central Texas.    
     
Baylor University-BRIC
$ 22,500.00
8/18/11
Funds for a seminar presented by The Association of University Research Parks to help in the establishment of the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC).    
     
Animal Birth Control Clinic $ 5,000.00 6/23/11
Funds for technology upgrades.    
     
Meals & Wheels $ 20,000.00 6/23/11
Funds to hire a system analyst to evaluate current computer systems, make recommendations, and identify sources for the development of software programs in order to improve and expand services.    
     
Waco Mammoth Foundation $ 30,000.00 5/26/11
Funds to help pay for the children's area at the Waco Mammoth Site.    
     
Texas Sports Hall of Fame $ 10,345.00 4/28/11
Funds for archival supplies and storage systems to protect the museum's collection.    
     
Family Abuse Center $ 29,460.00 4/28/11
Funds to purchase a new van.    

 

  FYE 2011    
line
Waco Symphony Orchestra
$ 35,000.00
1/27/11
Funds to support a free concert in Indian Springs Park and other festivities to
celebrate Waco Symphony Orchestra's 50th Anniversary.
     
Talitha Koum Institute
$ 27,654.00
9/23/10
Salary and benefits to hire an additional educator for one year.
     
World Hunger Relief
$ 50,982.00
9/23/10
Stepped down funding for a new Education Coordinator position and for
enhancement of their education facilities.
     
Avance Waco
$ 35,788.00
8/26/10
Funds for two early childhood aides and a challenge grant.    
     
Big Brothers Big Sisters
$ 18,625.00
6/24/10
Funds for a recruitment campaign as Big Brothers Big Sisters becomes
reestablished locally.
   
     
Smart Start Child Care Association
for Touchpoints Greater Waco Coalition
$ 12,550.00
6/24/10
Funds for train-the-trainer training in Brazelton's Touchpoints Approach.    
     
Dr. Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute
$ 48,000.00
6/24/10
Funds for a restroom in the new Visitor Services Center in the Kellum-Rotan Building.    
     
YMCA of Central Texas
$ 13,544.00
6/24/10
Funds for marketing, equipment, and personnel for a pilot project that
addresses childhood obesity.
   
     
Potter's Vessel Ministries, Inc.
$ 10,000.00
6/24/10
Funds to support an event that will bring charitable dental care to
more than 1,000.
   
     
Meals & Wheels
$ 20,000.00
4/29/10
Funds to purchase a used van for the delivery of meals.    
     
Animal Birth Control Clinic
$ 48,000.00
2/25/10
Funds to build a paved parking lot at their new facility.    

 

  FYE 2010    
line
Heart of Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
$6,000.00
2/25/10
Funds for an audit.
     
McLennan Community College Foundation
$ 100,000.00
2/25/10
Funds to replace old pianos with new Steinways.
     
Scott & White Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center Campus
$ 40,000.00
2/25/10
Funds to fill the gap in funding for the SeniorSafe program.
     
Waco Performing Arts Company
$ 47,500.00
1/28/10
Funds for Spring expenses, an audit, and expert assistance to the Board
and Advisory Committee.
   
     
Waco Housing Opportunities Corporation
$ 99,300.00
12/10/09
Funds to cover preliminary costs related to a new low-income housing
apartment building.
   
     
Waco Cultural Arts Fest
$ 18,000.00
10/22/09
Funds to develop a five-year strategic plan.    
     
Carter BloodCare
$ 40,000.00
10/22/09
Funds for a fully equipped mobile blood collection van.    
     
Greater Waco Education Alliance
$ 10,000.00
8/27/09
Funds to support a Tutor Training Coordinator.    
     
American Red Cross
$ 7,925.00
8/27/09
Funds for fundraising software and conversion of existing donor records.    
     
Waco Habitat for Humanity
$ 7,772.00
8/27/09
Funds to renovate their old office space for AmeriCorp/Vista workers.    
     
Waco Humane Society & Animal Shelter
$ 8,000.00
8/27/09
Funds to hire an expert in strategic planning for animal shelters.    
     
William Cameron Park Centennial Celebration, City of Waco
$ 25,000.00
8/27/09
Funds for a year of festivities to mark the 100 year anniversary.    
     
Talitha Koum Institute
$ 25,000.00
5/28/08
Funds to develop a long-term sustainability strategy.    
     
Family Abuse Center
$ 7,751.00
4/16/09
Funds to repair the shelter's HVAC system.    
     
Central Texas Senior Ministry
$ 7,630.00
4/16/09
Funds for a new double convection oven.    

 

  FYE 2009    
line
City of Waco
$ 25,000.00
3/26/09
Funds to support the creation of a new Greater Downtown Master Plan
and Economic Development Strategy.
   
     
Waco Performing Arts Company
$ 36,500.00
2/26/09
Funds for a comprehensive Rehabilitation Master Plan.    
     
Waco ISD--West Avenue Elementary
$ 57,732.00
1/29/09
Funds for new playground equipment.    
     
Heart of Texas Homeless Coalition
$ 3,400.00
1/29/09
Funds for support related to Homeless Connect, VISTA volunteers,
and informational tools.
   
     
Kids & Company
$ 17,900.00
1/29/09
Funds to renovate the Edna Facility kitchen.    
     
Council on Foundations
$ 3,592.00
12/11/08
Contribution over $500 dues to this organization that promotes philanthropy,
tracks important issues related to foundations, and provides education and
training for persons involved with grantmaking.
   
     
Mayborn Museum at Baylor
$ 18,000.00
12/11/08
Funds to support the Leonardo's Workshop and four "apprentices" videos for the
Leonardo da Vinci Machines in Motion exhibit.
   
     
Southern Little League
$ 30,000.00
12/11/08
Funds for baseball lights, bleachers and related expenses for the junior boys' field.    
     
The Texas Institute of Letters
$ 2,500.00
12/11/08
Funds for a reception at the Dr. Pepper Museum when the TIL meets in Waco.    
     
NeigborWorks Waco
$ 25,000.00
12/11/08
Funds for parking lot and related improvements.    
     
Community Education Summit
$ 10,000.00
9/25/08
Funds for the Summit, where citizens will convene to develop a community
plan to increase the overall education level in McLennan Co., a component
being to develop an understanding that the entire community shares
responsibility for educating all citizens.
   
     
Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children
$ 13,587.00
9/25/08
Funds to replace carpeting and plumbing after flood damage.    
     
Waco League of Women Voters
$ 2,500.00
9/25/08
Funds for 20,000 Voters Guides to be distributed to locations in McLennan County.    
     
Planned Parenthood of Central Texas
$ 33,530.00
9/25/08
Funds to remodel the Mary Ruth Duncan Women's Health Center.    
     
Waco Cotton Palace Pageant, Inc.
$ 15,000.00
9/25/08
The Pageant's storyline was revised to make it more appropriate for
contemporary audiences. Funds for the script, technical direction and
staging, new music, videos, scenery, and costumes.
   
     
KWBU/Brazos Valley Public Broadcasting Foundation
$ 15,000.00
5/22/08
Funds to provide more programming through a second, HD-2 radio stream.    
     
Cameron Park Zoo
$ 35,000.00
5/22/08
Funds for the Asian Forest Expansion.    
     
Freeman Center
$ 33,025.00
5/22/08
Funds to repair and renovate their new administrative headquarters.    
     
Waco Symphony Association
$ 96,250.00
5/22/08
Funds for a full-time Development Director.    
     
Retired Senior Volunteer Program
$ 17,500.00
5/22/08
Funds for a Seniors with Amazing Talents program that helps local
nonprofit organizations.
   
     
Waco Chamber Community Development Foundation
$ 50,000.00
4/17/08
Funds for studies related to the creation of a research and technology
commercialization park.
   
     
Vanguard College Preparatory School
$ 20,000.00
4/17/08

 

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