Grantmaking

FYE 2023
Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children
$24,089.00
HVAC replacement and server updates
American Red Cross-Heart of Texas Chapter
$25,000.00
Financial assistance to families recovering from a home fire and support for blood drives
Art Center of Waco
$9,100.00
Hiring consultant to conduct an organizational needs assessment
Baylor University
$46,281.00
STEM+ summer camp for students and training for teachers focused on merging the engagement of STEM with the creativity of art
CASA of McLennan County
$1,900.00
A community awareness event about foster care held by the Families & Foster Care Coalition
CASA of McLennan County
$97,913.00
One year of the salary and fringe benefits for the Program Director and Advocate Supervisor Mentor staff positions
CASA of McLennan County
$50,420.00
A staff position and resources for the Families and Foster Care Coalition
City of Waco
$42,000.00
Healthy Women & Children’s Coalition support
Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc.
$5,000.00
Annual membership renewal to Philanthropy Advocates
Communities in Schools of the Heart of Texas
$108,227.00
Development of bridge programming between CIS’s on campus programming and CIS’s workforce and college-based programming
Community Healthcare of Texas – Providence Hospice
$18,629.00
Grief resource books and oxygen concentrators for hospice patients & their families
Cook Children’s Health Foundation
$17,000.00
Purchase of an EKG Machine for Cook Children’s Waco Specialty Clinic
Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute
$193,304.73
A new, historically accurate roof
Family Abuse Center
$48,637.06
An additional Legal Advocate for the Family Abuse Center’s Legal and Outreach Department
Girl Scouts of Central Texas
$30,000.00
Program support for Girl Scouts Beyond Bars (GSBB)
Grassroots Community Development
$170,000.00
Residential engagement with current housing resources and potential housing solutions in their neighborhoods
Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network (formerly MHMR)
$50,000.00
Behavioral health “Crisis Hub” construction support
Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network (formerly MHMR)
$49,950.00
Roof repair for Veterans One Stop
McLennan Community College Foundation
$200,000.00
Renovation of the William Cameron House on MCC campus
Meals on Wheels (Central Texas Senior Ministry)
$60,000.00
Therapeutic Initiative Program support
Mission Waco
$1,500.00
Addition of a stakeholder representing the South Waco community to the Partners for Places planning team
Mission Waco
$150,000.00
Programming to support composting and gardening education
Prosper Waco
$67,770.00
Conduct an organizational assessment and hire a search firm to conduct a national search for the new CEO
Prosper Waco
$175,000.00
Operating funds
Providence Foundation
$25,000.00
Mammography screening through Pink Partners program
Talitha Koum Institute
$175,000.00
Refurbishment of Talitha Koum’s existing facility, allowing TKI to more than double enrollment
Waco Civic Theatre
$60,000.00
An adaptable LED video screen system capable of projecting digital images in any theatre space
Waco Foundation
$56,541.34
Race Equity trainings to community leaders
Waco Habitat for Humanity
$60,000.00
A matching gift to raise funds to build one Habitat home
World Hunger Relief, Inc.
$75,000.00
Three months of operating expenses, hiring a consultant to assist in strategic planning, & purchase a donor management system
YMCA of Central Texas
$30,000.00
Water safety skills classes for middle school-aged children
YMCA of Central Texas
$15,000.00
Swim lessons for Waco families, including adults
FYE 2022
American Gateways
$150,000
Legal support for the Waco immigrant community
Animal Birth Control (ABC) Clinic
$90,600
Outreach and transport van and supplies
Art Center of Waco
$250,000
Two art classrooms
Baylor University
$97,855
Development of a community-wide SNAP plan: year 2
CASA of McLennan County
$67,259
Staff additions to support growth of advocacy programming
Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
$179,500
La Salle corridor staffing and technology support
Central Texas Food Bank
$25,000
Emergency food box distribution
Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc.
$5,000
Philanthropy advocates annual membership renewal
Community Cancer Association
$600
New Printer
Compassion Ministries
$60,000
Operational expenses
Grassroots Community Development
$14,000
Housing down payment funds for IDA program graduates
Grassroots Community Development
$80,000
Empowering and connecting neighborhood groups
Greater Waco Legal Services
$150,000
Staff additions and office space support
Greater Waco Sports Commission
$5,000
Website update
McLennan Community College Foundation
$150,000
Improvements to MCC Bosque River Ballpark
Meals on Wheels (Central Texas Senior Ministry)
$50,000
Meals for recently discharged patients going through rehabilitation
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
$200,000
Reproductive healthcare services
Prosper Waco
$46,292
La Puerta – call center and counseling services
Quinn Campus, Inc.
$40,000
Project Coordinator for Historical Restoration of William Decker Johnson Hall
The Cove-Heart of Texas, Inc.
$81,000
Addition of Chief Operating Officer
Transformation Waco
$25,000
Building community and cohesion during middle school consolidation
Waco Cultural Arts Fest
$20,000
COVID-19 memorial, Bridge of Souls, temporary public art installation
Waco Family Medicine
$75,000
Race equity professional development
Waco Family Medicine
$750,000
Central campus redevelopment – counseling services wing
Waco Foundation
$44,000
COVID-19 vaccine social media marketing campaign
Wild Imaginings
$2,640
Staged reading series
World Hunger Relief, Inc.
$66,000
Farm Director seed money
FYE 2021
Baylor University
$7,500
Online conversion of summer entrepreneurship program for children (COVID-19 funding)
Baylor University
$48,000
Serological surveillance study of COVID-19 in Waco (COVID-19 funding)
Baylor University
$97,855
Development of a community-wide Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Plan
Baylor University
$50,000
Black bear education pavilion
Boys & Girls Clubs of Waco
$18,000
Summer programming (COVID-19 funding)
Caritas of Waco
$2,000
New Website
Carter BloodCare
$26,500
Blood distribution van
Cenikor Foundation
$43,500
Greenspace expansion (COVID-19 funding)
Central Texas Food Bank
$24,000
Waco emergency food distribution (COVID-19 funding)
Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc.
$5,000
Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium (TEGAC) Dues
Cook Children’s Health Foundation
$13,400
Specialized medical equipment for Cook Children’s Pediatric Specialty Clinic in Waco
Creative Waco
$10,000
Website upgrade and constituent relationship management (CRM) system
Creative Waco
$15,000
ARTPrenticeship 2021
Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute
$63,000
Elevator update
Family Abuse Center
$52,704
Continuation of finance department expansion (COVID-19 funding)
Girl Scouts of Central Texas
$20,000
Programming supporting Girl Scout members with recently or currently incarcerated mothers
Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center
$45,835
Autism Technician/Registered Behavior Technician for the Heart of Texas Children’s Autism Program
Historic Waco Foundation, Inc.
$8,600
New computers
McLennan County Dispute Resolution Center
$40,000
Mediation services (COVID-19 funding)
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
$200,000
Patient assistance fund & telemedicine workstations (COVID-19 funding)
Prosper Waco
$30,000
La Puerta’s Spanish-speaking call center (COVID-19 funding)
Prosper Waco
$231,740
Rapid workforce training series (COVID-19 funding)
Providence Foundation
$25,000
Women’s preventative health services for the un- & underinsured
Stilwell Retirement Residence
$43,080
Bathroom renovations
Texas Sports Hall of Fame
$10,000
Computer & server updates
The Arc of McLennan County
$50,000
New Facility
The Salvation Army Waco
$30,000
Feeding services support (COVID-19 funding)
The Salvation Army Waco
$52,255.25
Donation pick-up & delivery truck
Waco Civic Theatre
$24,480
Moving & upgrading the HVAC system (COVID-19 funding)
Waco Habitat for Humanity
$50,000
Building a Habitat house
Waco Independent School District
$32,699
Transforming elementary library into a Makerspace learning laboratory
YMCA of Central Texas
$60,127.83
Gym chiller replacement
FYE 2020
Caritas of Waco
$33,861
Breaking the cycle of poverty, part III (Full balance was converted to general operating due to COVID-19.)
CASA of McLennan County
$50,000
New facility renovations, part II
Cenikor Foundation
$31,000
Facility improvements
City of Waco
$125,000
Affordable housing & homelesness studies
Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute
$75,000
HVAC system replacement
Family Abuse Center
$52,802
Finance department expansion
Family Health Center (Heart of Texas Community Health Center, Inc.)
$50,000
Integrated behavioral health program
Grassroots Community Development
$72,000
Community led action plans program
Greater Waco Legal Services
$158,127
Medical-legal partnership expansion
Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center
$80,000
Youth crisis respite house operations
Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center
$45,000
McLennan County reintegration program
Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center
$14,225
Youth homelessness demonstration planning
McLennan Community College Foundation
$84,895
Men of color success initiative
Meals on Wheels (Central Texas Senior Ministry)
$20,000
Electronic media fundraising campaign
Methodist Children’s Home
$113,056
Porch & entrance building additions (Full balance was converted to general operating due to COVID-19.)
Prosper Waco
$171,250
Education & financial security content specialists
Providence Foundation
$30,000
Community-wide health event
The Cove-Heart of Texas, Inc.
$42,675
Summer support for Cove scholars
The Salvation Army Waco
$10,316.25
Sally’s House upgrades
United Way of Waco-McLennan County
$50,000
Grant-making & technology upgrades – year 2 (Remaining balance was converted to general operating due to COVID-19.)
Waco Foundation
$50,625
Race equity project, year 4
Waco Habitat for Humanity
$39,800
Payne street lots (Remaining balance was converted to general operating due to COVID-19.)
World Hunger Relief, Inc.
$25,430
Farm Road
FYE 2019
Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children
$23,500
Technology for client support and well-being
American Gateways
$103,000
Legal services for immigrant survivors of crime
Animal Birth Control (ABC) Clinic
$83,328
Outreach and transport program for preventative pet care
Art Center Waco
$100,000
New building part II
Baylor University
$74,000
Numerical fluency program, MELA, for Waco & La Vega ISD
Caritas of Waco
$35,284
Breaking the cycle of poverty through education part II
CASA of McLennan County
$100,000
New facility renovations
Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce
$50,000
Organizational capacity development
City Center Waco
$60,000
Facade improvement program for emergent districts
City of Waco
$5,000
Half of dues for the Forward Cities membership
Creative Waco
$5,000
ArtPrenticeship pilot program
Creative Waco
$42,000
Lioness sculpture near the local zoo
Creative Waco
$10,000
ArtPrenticeship program
Family Abuse Center
$6,072
Replacement of washing machines and dryers
Grassroots Community Development
$24,000
New parking lot
Prosper Waco
$100,000
Director of Collaboration and Operations staff position
La Vega ISD
$177,572.50
DefineSTEM & zSpace teaching resources & transportation to MELA
Meals on Wheels
$10,271.93
3 new food delivery cargo vans
Planned Parenthood of Central Texas
$200,000
Low-cost healthcare for uninsured & low-income patients
Texas Sports Hall of Fame
$11,033
Upgrades to rental equipment & rental hall
Texas Sports Hall of Fame
$28,597
Replacement of sports simulator & new event seating
The Salvation Army
$26,681
Replacement of roof
Transformation Waco
$100,000
Parent participation programming
United Way of Waco McLennan County
$100,000
Grant-making technology upgrades
Waco Cultural Arts Fest
$300,000
Doris Miller Memorial
Waco Foundation
$54,700
Race & Equity Project, Year 3
Waco Habitat for Humanity
$55,000
Replacement of outdated technology
Waco Independent School District
$1,200
Backpacks for WISD’s PreK Roundup Fun Fest
Waco Symphony Association, Inc.
$10,000
Social media campaign
FYE 2018
American Red Cross – Heart of Texas Chapter
$10,000
Home fire prevention campaign
Animal Birth Control (ABC) Clinic
$41,000
Renovation & expansion of existing facility
Art Center of Waco
$47,163.52
New building part I
Austin Community Foundation
$5,000
Annual TEGAC membership
AVANCE Waco
$50,000
Emergency funding
Baylor University
$60,000
Baylor Law School’s Trial Advocacy Clinic
Caritas of Waco
$20,000
Breaking the cycle of poverty through education
Carter BloodCare
$36,000
Blood donation collection van
Cenikor Foundation
$58,000
Waco facility updates
Communities in Schools of the Heart of Texas
$40,000
Equip & support the direct services team with resources
Community Hospice of Texas / Providence Hospice
$30,000
Providence Hospice Place bathing room remodel
Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute
$50,000
Renovations to public restrooms
Enrich Seniors
$26,500
Staff salary support
Family Abuse Center
$71,284
Case manager to support housing for additional families
Family Health Center (Heart of Texas Community Health Center, Inc.)
$120,000
Executive Transition Search
Grassroots Community Development
$176,000
Grassroots leadership development and expansion for South Waco
Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center
$20,000
Landlord Liaison Project
Heart of Texas Regional Advisory Council
$5,000
Preventative health education event
Historic Waco Foundation, Inc.
$180,000
Collection Manager’s Salary
Meals on Wheels (Central Texas Senior Ministry)
$85,000
Health care collaborative
Texas Sports Hall of Fame
$12,900
Technology & security upgrade
Viable Options in Community Endeavors (VOICE)
$19,600
Waco breakout program
Waco Civic Theater
$40,000
Classroom at Waco Civic Theater
Waco Foundation
$16,000
Race & Equity Project, Year 1
Waco Foundation
$80,000.00
Community Loan Center
Waco Foundation
$15,900
Race & Equity Project, Year 2
FYE 2017
Waco Habitat for Humanity
$30,000.00
To purchase a vehicle for the ReStore
Humane Society of Central Texas
$20,000.00
To purchase a truck to transport a Mobile Adoption Trailer
Waco Community Development Corporation
$35,000.00
To support the Grassroots Leadership Training Program
Historic Waco Foundation, Inc.
$30,000.00
To support the What About Waco Docu-series on Waco History
Family Health Center (Heart of Texas Community Health Center, Inc.)
$55,000.00
To fund a Grant Writer
Family Abuse Center
$20,000.00
To purchase new kitchen equipment
Historic Waco Foundation, Inc.
$1,000.00
To support the Footsteps of African American History exhibit opening reception
Skillpoint Alliance
$65,000.00
To support the Empower Program
World Hunger Relief, Inc.
$42,220.00
To purchase a new refrigerator and support the Healthy Eating Capacity Building Program
Baylor University
$30,000.00
To support the Baylor CARE project
Compassion Ministries
$100,000.00
To support transitional housing
Creative Waco
$10,000.00
To fund the “AMP Experts” program
The Arc of McLennan County
$70,000.00
To purchase a wheelchair bus
AVANCE Waco
$50,000.00
To fund the Director of Support Services position
Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center
$9,094.50
To fund Community PECS Training
YMCA of Central Texas
$120,000.00
To support the “It’s Time” Capital Campaign
FYE 2016
Boys & Girls Clubs of Waco
$ 8,000.00
To fund repairs on swimming pools
AVANCE Waco
$ 55,436.00
To fund a capacity building initiave
Prosper Waco
$100,000.00
To fund a Community Scorecard and data gathering project
Texas State Technical College
$58,250.00
To fund the TSTC Waco Challenger Learning Center
Making Awesome Things Happen
$5,000.00
To fund a summer math camp
Waco Cultural Arts Fest
$115,783.00
To fund the Doris Miller Reflecting Pond
McLennan County Medical Society
$ 15,000.00
To fund the preservation of medical oral history in Waco
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
$ 146,250.00
To fund the Community Room at a new facility in Waco
Cenikor Foundation
$ 40,000.00
To fund a Sober House
American Red Cross – Heart of Texas Chapter
$ 37,838.75
To fund the purchase of a new vehicle for disaster relief
CASA of McLennan and Hill Counties
$ 33,000.00
To fund a full-time CASA recruiter
Family Abuse Center
$ 14,000.00
To fund new beds for the Family Abuse Center Shelter
Waco Civic Theatre
$ 26,000.00
To fund updates to the lighting system
Compassion Ministries
$ 5,493.00
To fund updates to the parking lot
McLennan Community College Foundation
$ 100,000.00
To fund new equipment in the Radiology Technology Department
Texas Ramp Project
$10,000.00
To support startup costs for the Waco Ramp Project
Central Texas Senior Ministry
$69,925.00
To fund the development of a care management plan
Greater Waco Sports Commission
$32,500.00
To fund the Executive Director position
Dr. Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute
$43,000.00
To fund the new Soda Shop
FYE 2015
YMCA of Central Texas
$ 32,720.50
To fund costs associated with the merger with Kids & Co.
Methodist Children’s Home
$ 59,679.36
To fund the Charter School Lighting Project
Carter BloodCare
$ 40,000.00
To purchase a new Bloodmobile
Prosper Waco (Greater Waco Collective Impact Initiative)
$ 75,000.00
To support the search for an Executive Director
World Hunger Relief, Inc.
 $ 75,000.00
To support startup costs for the Veggie Van
Central Texas Senior Ministry
 $ 20,000.00
To update communication system and purchase tablets for staff
Dr. Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute
 $ 25,000.00
To prepare Kellum-Rotan building for exhibit installation
Big Brothers Big Sisters- Waco and McLennan County
 $ 15,000.00
To support a pilot project of a learning outcomes model for match activities
Family Abuse Center
 $ 10,649.00
To fund parking lot repairs
City of Waco
 $ 100,000.00
To support the Waco Animal Shelter Renovation Project (parking lot)
Waco Chamber of Commerce Community Development Foundation
 $ 55,000.00
To support the formation of Creative Waco and the establishment of a cultural district for Waco
City of Waco
 $ 45,000.00
To support the Central Library parking lot renovation
Texas Sports Hall of Fame
$ 31,535.00
To fund technology enhancements
FYE 2014
West, TX Disaster Relief Fund (Waco Foundation)
$20,000.00
To support rebuilding West, Texas after the fertilizer plant explosion.
Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children
$29,925.42
To replace the roof.
Christian Women’s Job Corps
$2,000.00
To support the GED program.
Central Texas Senior Ministry
$20,000.00
To purchase a mini-van for Medicaid client transportation.
Waco Civic Theatre
$15,750.00
To replace a sidewalk and create a new ramp and doorway in order to make the theatre more accessible.
Waco ISD
$100,000.00
To support the Greater Waco Advanced Manufacturing Academy.
KWBU/Brazos Valley Public Broadcasting Foundation
$30,000.00
To support moving the the transmitter to a new location.
REACH Theraputic Riding Center
$5,750.00
To enhance the outdoor arena.
Animal Birth Control Clinic
$35,000.00
To support expansion of low-cost spay/neuter for low-income pet-owners.
Waco Community Development Corporation
$20,000.00
To purchase technology upgrades.
Compassion Ministries
$23,960.00
To paint the exterior of Hope House and Hope House Too.
AVANCE- Waco
$43,290.37
To open a new program site at the Greater Waco Advanced Manufacturing Academy.
FYE 2013
Central Texas Senior Ministry
$18,661.00
To purchase a new 60-gallon steam kettle and insulated food carriers.
Waco Community Visioning Project
$2,939.42
To support the bi-annual Report Card and Expo.
HOT Urban Gardening Coalition
$11,138.00
To support the establishment of an Urban Training Farm.
Boys & Girls Club of Waco
$23,000.00
Emergency funds to replace the air-conditioning unit at the Brownfield Club.
Waco-McLennan County Health District
$5,000.00
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
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
Scholarships for summer programs at the Doris Miller YMCA.
Waco ISD
$73,894.00
To support the start-up of Parent Leadership Institute for Waco ISD.
Waco Habitat for Humanity
$32,000.00
To provide critical home repairs for elderly, low-income homeowners in the Carver Neighborhood.
Waco-McLennan Health District
$6,845.57
To support a collaborative effort for a Community Health Needs Assessment.
Carter BloodCare
$5,000.00
To support a new blood collection, production, and distribution facility.
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
$33,014.61
To support the Patient Assistance Fund, which provides financial assistance for family planning services.
Family Abuse Center
24,000.00
Purchase of a van to provide transportation for those living in the shelter.
FYE 2012
Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative
$250,000.00
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
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
Funds for hardware, software, and staff to transition to electronic storage of case files.
McLennan County Hunger Coalition
$20,000.00
Funds for additional staff to train volunteers for the SNAP program.
The Arc of McLennan County
$18,881.00
Funds for a new roof and drainage system.
Meals & Wheels
$26,938.00
Funds for technology upgrades.
Talitha Koum Institute
$40,790.00
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
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
Funds to create a new main entry, waiting room, and restrooms.
The Freeman Center
$75,000.00
Funds for expansion and remodeling of lobby, treatment room, and education office.
Habitat for Humanity
$26,985.00
Funds to support a pilot project for a new Owner-Occupied Home Rehab program.
World Hunger Relief
$23,091.00
Funds for a new Education Coordinator position and enhancement of education facilities.
REACH Therapeutic Riding Center
$5,000.00
Funds to provide therapeutic riding sessions for children and adults with physical, mental, and emotional challenges.
Camp Fire, Tejas Council
$96,348.00
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
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
Funds for technology upgrades.
Meals & Wheels
$20,000.00
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
Funds to help pay for the children’s area at the Waco Mammoth Site.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame
$10,345.00
Funds for archival supplies and storage systems to protect the museum’s collection.
Family Abuse Center
$29,460.00
Funds to purchase a new van.
FYE 2011
Waco Symphony Orchestra
$35,000.00
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
Salary and benefits to hire an additional educator for one year.
World Hunger Relief
$50,982.00
Stepped down funding for a new Education Coordinator position and for
enhancement of their education facilities.
Avance Waco
$35,788.00
Funds for two early childhood aides and a challenge grant.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
$18,625.00
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
Funds for train-the-trainer training in Brazelton’s Touchpoints Approach.
Dr. Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute
$48,000.00
Funds for a restroom in the new Visitor Services Center in the Kellum-Rotan Building.
YMCA of Central Texas
$13,544.00
Funds for marketing, equipment, and personnel for a pilot project that
addresses childhood obesity.
Potter’s Vessel Ministries, Inc.
$10,000.00
Funds to support an event that will bring charitable dental care to
more than 1,000.
Meals & Wheels
$20,000.00
Funds to purchase a used van for the delivery of meals.
Animal Birth Control Clinic
$48,000.00
Funds to build a paved parking lot at their new facility.
FYE 2010
Heart of Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
$6,000.00
Funds for an audit.
McLennan Community College Foundation
$100,000.00
Funds to replace old pianos with new Steinways.
Scott & White Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center Campus
$40,000.00
Funds to fill the gap in funding for the SeniorSafe program.
Waco Performing Arts Company
$47,500.00
Funds for Spring expenses, an audit, and expert assistance to the Board
and Advisory Committee.
Waco Housing Opportunities Corporation
$99,300.00
Funds to cover preliminary costs related to a new low-income housing
apartment building.
Waco Cultural Arts Fest
$18,000.00
Funds to develop a five-year strategic plan.
Carter BloodCare
$40,000.00
Funds for a fully equipped mobile blood collection van.
Greater Waco Education Alliance
$10,000.00
Funds to support a Tutor Training Coordinator.
American Red Cross
$7,925.00
Funds for fundraising software and conversion of existing donor records.
Waco Habitat for Humanity
$7,772.00
Funds to renovate their old office space for AmeriCorp/Vista workers.
Waco Humane Society & Animal Shelter
$8,000.00
Funds to hire an expert in strategic planning for animal shelters.
William Cameron Park Centennial Celebration, City of Waco
$25,000.00
Funds for a year of festivities to mark the 100 year anniversary.
Talitha Koum Institute
$25,000.00
Funds to develop a long-term sustainability strategy.
Family Abuse Center
$7,751.00
Funds to repair the shelter’s HVAC system.
Central Texas Senior Ministry
$7,630.00
Funds for a new double convection oven.
FYE 2009
City of Waco
$25,000.00
Funds to support the creation of a new Greater Downtown Master Plan
and Economic Development Strategy.
Waco Performing Arts Company
$36,500.00
Funds for a comprehensive Rehabilitation Master Plan.
Waco ISD–West Avenue Elementary
$57,732.00
Funds for new playground equipment.
Heart of Texas Homeless Coalition
$3,400.00
Funds for support related to Homeless Connect, VISTA volunteers,
and informational tools.
Kids & Company
$17,900.00
Funds to renovate the Edna Facility kitchen.
Council on Foundations
$3,592.00
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
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
Funds for baseball lights, bleachers and related expenses for the junior boys’ field.
The Texas Institute of Letters
$2,500.00
Funds for a reception at the Dr. Pepper Museum when the TIL meets in Waco.
NeigborWorks Waco
$25,000.00
Funds for parking lot and related improvements.
Community Education Summit
$10,000.00
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
Funds to replace carpeting and plumbing after flood damage.
Waco League of Women Voters
$2,500.00
Funds for 20,000 Voters Guides to be distributed to locations in McLennan County.
Planned Parenthood of Central Texas
$33,530.00
Funds to remodel the Mary Ruth Duncan Women’s Health Center.
Waco Cotton Palace Pageant, Inc.
$15,000.00
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
Funds to provide more programming through a second, HD-2 radio stream.
Cameron Park Zoo
$35,000.00
Funds for the Asian Forest Expansion.
Freeman Center
$33,025.00
Funds to repair and renovate their new administrative headquarters.
Waco Symphony Association
$96,250.00
Funds for a full-time Development Director.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program
$17,500.00
Funds for a Seniors with Amazing Talents program that helps local
nonprofit organizations.
Waco Chamber Community Development Foundation
$50,000.00
Funds for studies related to the creation of a research and technology
commercialization park.
Vanguard College Preparatory School
$20,000.00

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