2013 Public Service Grants

Program AreaOrganizationProjectAmount Paid
Community ImprovementBuffalo Bayou PartnershipBuffalo Bayou Park Shepherd to Sabine Greenway Project250,000
Center for Houston’s FutureMy Degree Courts Program25,000
Discovery Green Conservancy5th Anniversary Capital Improvements Campaign150,000
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto CouncilSecond Century of Leadership Campaign50,000
Hermann Park ConservancyArt in the Park25,000
Houston Community ToolbankOperations20,000
Interfaith Ministries for Greater HoustonMany Faiths Building Together: Interfaith Ministries Campaign for Tomorrow50,000
The Marine Corps Coodinating Council, Inc.Operations7,000
The Memorial Park Conservancy, Inc.Accellerated Restoration Efforts40,000
The Nature Discovery Center, Inc.Operations25,000
Prison Entrepreneurship Program.Development of For-Profit Enterprises to Provide Capital For Capacity Building100,000
Prison Entrepreneurship Program.Independent, Third Party Validation Study of PEP Outcomes/Results25,000
United Way of Greater HoustonAnnual Giving Grant275,000
United Way of Greater HoustonExpanding the Vision Capital Campaign250,000
Total Community Improvement1,292,000
Housing & ShelterCommunity of the Streets Outreach CorporationOperations15,000
The Men’s CenterConstruction of a New Residential Hall and New Service Center200,000
The Salvation Army$7.6 Million Capital Campaign50,000
Turning Point CenterPurchase of New Shuttle Van27,000
Total Housing & Shelter292,000
Natural Resources & ConservationGulf Coast Bird ObservatoryConstruction of New Avian Conservation Science Center25,000
Houston Arboretum & Nature CenterAnnual Giving Grant27,500
Total Natural Resources & Conservation52,500
Total Public Service1,636,500