Serving as a hub for creative activity and a model for downtown revitalization, the community-based arts organization provides support and opportunities for artists, operates art-production facilities and gallery space, and engages at-risk students and incarcerated youth through art classes, workshops, and mentoring. This two-year grant supports AS220’s general operations and creates a building-systems replacement plan.
Culturally and linguistically competent health services are offered by the center to low-income, underserved Asians and other diverse populations living in southwest Houston, home to the nation’s fourth-largest Asian community. This two-year grant from the Health Clinic Opportunity Fund supports the expansion of primary-care services to meet the rapidly growing demand for health care. The fund is designed to bridge, build, and sustain the operations of high-performing community health centers serving diverse and vulnerable populations. It targeted free clinics, public health clinics and designated federally qualified health center look-alikes to meet both the immediate and long-term health needs of their constituents. Priority was given to projects that leverage existing resources, create more effective operating systems, improve efficiencies, and expand and maintain access to health services for vulnerable populations.
The nonprofit scholarship fund provides financial, academic, and personal support to Asian American and Pacific Islander students. This grant underwrites a two-day higher-education summit focused on improving college achievement rates, particularly among first-generation college students in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
The nonprofit scholarship fund provides financial, academic, and personal support to Asian American and Pacific Islander students. This multiyear grant supports the PASS initiative by funding national research to increase advocacy and support for Asian American and Pacific Islander students and implementing new programs at three colleges serving these students.
The community-based, multidisciplinary arts center invites artists and community members to create art around the diverse experiences of Asian Americans, to address the social context, and to effect positive change. This two-year grant provides operating support and seeds a building-reserves fund.
The outreach organization is the only provider of culturally and linguistically appropriate legal, social, and educational services for low-income Asian Pacific Islander communities in the Greater Bay area. This challenge grant supports the adaptive reuse of a century-old building, which is the new permanent headquarters and a centrally located resource for underserved neighborhoods.
The nation’s oldest higher-education association has historically spearheaded initiatives to improve education access and success for low-income and underrepresented students. This grant provides funding to 10 four-year institutions that partner with community colleges and on-campus veterans’ programs to matriculate and graduate underrepresented minority males in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
This green planning grant was awarded under the Green Building Initiative, begun in 2003 and retired in May 2009, which encouraged environmentally responsible construction and renovation in the nonprofit sector. The grant covers the incremental costs associated with the integrated design process ― a collaboration essential to efficient, cost-effective outcomes. The Environment Program’s strategic priorities extend the aims of the Green Building Initiative by working to advance the policy and practice of environmental sustainability in the built environment.
Children up to age 17 who have been victims of family violence and abuse receive residential care, counseling, and therapy at the shelter, which also coordinates medical and dental treatment. Grant money helps to maintain core operations, particularly direct-care staffing, during the economic downturn.
The Bakehouse Art Complex supports emerging and mid-career artists in South Florida through affordable studios, exhibition galleries, and professional development opportunities. This technical assistance grant enables it to assess its business practices and financial controls, develop a strategic business plan rooted in capitalization principles, and complete a facility-systems replacement plan.