2015-2016 Community Grants Awarded
Request for the Social Entrepreneurship for Poverty Alleviation (SEPA) program to increase Austin College student engagement and collaboration with local nonprofit organizations through grant-writing.
Request to provide behavioral interventions and support to individuals and families in our local community and implement a training program.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Request to further develop the current volunteer program, as well as recruit, train, and manage new volunteers in order to meet the needs of abused and neglected children in Grayson County.
Child & Family Guidance Center
Request to provide access of high quality mental healthcare to children and families living in poverty and address the mental healthcare workforce shortage through funding of interns and staff.
Fannin County Children’s Center
Request to improve access to specialized medical exams and mental health services for victims of child abuse and provide children in foster care with a trained volunteer advocate along with child abuse prevention training for adults.
Four Rivers Outreach
Request to develop an industry program of recovery project.
Grayson County Children’s Advocacy Center
Request to provide Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to child abuse victims who are experiencing trauma and their non-offending family members.
Greater Texoma Health Clinic
Request to support clinic operations providing health and wellness services to the uninsured and underserved men, women, and children as well as expand access to radiology to aid in diagnosis and treatment.
Request to support Camp Dragonfly provided for grieving children and to support Charity Hospice Care for under and uninsured families.
House of Eli
Request to cover basic costs of owning and operating the new store and to hire staff, purchase supplies and curriculum to carry out goals and projects.
New Life House
Request to continue to provide a sober living facility for women.
Oklahoma Dental Foundation
Request to continue an externship for fourth year dental students from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry who would work at no cost on patients in areas with underserved dental needs including Marshall and Bryan Counties.
Southwestern Diabetic Foundation (Camp Sweeney)
Request to provide age appropriate diabetes management skills to campers, to motivate campers to care for their diabetes and to provide financial assistance to families in Grayson, Fannin, Bryan and Marshall Counties.
Texoma Community Center
Request to support a Nurturing Parent Program that will train staff of local agencies to better work with children and families and to increase access to both mental health and substance abuse services by purchasing vehicles to transport patients.
Texoma Regional Blood Center
Request to replace outdated storage equipment that is no longer supported by manufacturers.
Your Health Clinic
Request to provide office furnishings and medical equipment for their newly constructed office facility.
ECU at Southeastern
Request to provide a doctoral education of faculty position.
Request to increase the number of registered nurses working in the service area and help develop and retain the nursing workforce through faculty.
Grayson County Women’s Crisis Line, Inc.
Request to continue the Sexual Assault Nursing Project.