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Schedule of Grants Paid

Kempner Fund Dollars
Distributed by Program Area

01/01/2010- 12/31/2010
Grants Awarded - $981,357
Matching Gifts Awarded - $299,231


Arts and Humanities $156,420
Community Development
(Includes Green Supplement)
$200,002
Education $96,500
Health
(Includes Jeane B. Kempner Fellowships)
$281,935
Human Services $246,500

Grantee Organization
Request Project Title
Year
Approved
Total
Grant
2010
Allocation
Arts and Humanities
The Center for Transportation and Commerce
Galveston, TX
Galveston Island Railroad Museum repairs 2009 $5,000 $5,000
etc at the Strand Theatre
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Projection and sound equipment purchase 2010 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Art League
Galveston, TX 
Capital:  Rebuilding expenses of gallery after Hurricane Ike 2009 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Arts Center
Galveston, TX
Operations 2010 $10,000 $10,000
Galveston Ballet
Galveston, TX
Project:  Continuation of Dance In Schools  2010 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Historical Foundation
Galveston, TX
Operations 2010 $30,000 $30,000
Director Discretion:  Operations of Elissa Dry Docking 2010 $2,000 $2,000
The Grand 1894 Opera House
Galveston, TX
Operations 2010 $35,000 $35,000
Memorial:  Jennifer Ezell 2010 $2,960 $2,960
Directors Discretion:  In Memory of Leonora "Nonie" Kempner Thompson 2010 $3,000 $3,000
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Washington, DC
Directors Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $4,500 $4,500
Rosenberg Library
Galveston, TX
Memorial:  Jennifer Ezell 2010 $2,960 $2,960
Capital:  Recovery efforts due to Hurricane Ike damage 2008 $100,000 $50,000
Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts
Houston, TX
Operations 2010 $2,000 $2,000
Total Arts and Humanities $156,420
Community Development
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.
Houston, TX
Green Supplement:  Purchase and installation of energy-efficient light bulbs at Johnny Mitchell Branch 2010 $3,718 $3,718
Center for Regional Excellence
Houston, TX
In Memory of Harris Kempner Weston:  Hurricane Ike recovery efforts to businesses on the island 2009 $15,000 $15,000
The Children's Center
Galveston, TX 
Green Supplement:  Purchase and installation of energy-efficient light bulbs 2010 $2,050 $2,050
Christus Foundation for Health Care
Houston, TX
Air Conditioning system repairs and upgrades at Our Daily Bread due to Hurricane Ike damages 2010 $8,000 $8,000
Environmental New Trust
Antonito, CO
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $1,500 $1,500
Galveston Bay Foundation
Webster, TX
Conservation:  Get Hip to Habitat program 2010 $8,000 $8,000
Galveston Historical Foundation
Galveston, TX
Garten Verein maintenance 2,010 $9,509 $8,463
Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $1,500 $1,500
Galveston Island Swim Team
Galveston, TX
Salary for "Learn to Swim" Coach and fees for children 2010 $4,800 $4,800
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
Houston, TX
Girl Scouts of the Go Program 2010 $4,200 $4,200
Habitat for Horses
Hitchcock, TX
Operations 2009 $2,500 $2,500
Historic Downtown Galveston Partnership
Galveston, TX
Operations 2009 $10,000 $10,000
NAMI Gulf Coast
Alvin, TX
Green Supplement:  Purchase and installation of energy-efficient light bulbs 2010 $326 $326
Progressive Missionary Baptist Church
Galveston, TX
Assist with repairs to facility due to Hurricane Ike 2009 $5,000 $5,000
R. House
Galveston, TX
Green Supplement:  Purchase and installation of energy-efficient light bulbs 2010 $273 $273
St. John's Missionary Baptist Church
Galveston, TX
Assist with repairs to facility due to Hurricane Ike 2009 $3,000 $3,000
St. Vincent's House
Galveston, TX
Green Supplement:  Purchase and installation of energy-efficient light bulbs 2010 $1,055 $1,055
Satori, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Green Supplement:  Purchase and installation of energy-efficient light bulbs 2010 $1,852 $1,852
Sunshine Center
Galveston , TX
Green Supplement:  Purchase and installation of energy-efficient light bulbs 2010 $4,994 $4,994
Temple B'Nai Israel
Galveston, TX
In Memory of Harris Kempner Weston designated to Nathan Fund 2009 $45,000 $45,000
Assist with facility repairs 2007 $200,000 $50,000
United Way of Galveston
Galveston, TX 
In Memory of Harris Kempner Weston:  Galveston Recovery Fund 2009 $15,000 $15,000
WOMAN, Inc.
Houston, TX
Green Supplement:  Purchase and installation of energy-efficient light bulbs 2010 $3,770 $3,770
Total Community Development $200,002
Education
Ambassador Academy
Galveston, TX
Directors Discretion:  Tennis program and yoga instructions 2010 $3,500 $3,500
Director Discretion:  Field Trips In Memory of Zachary Thomas 2010 $1,000 $1,000
Student field trips 2009 $5,000 $5,000
Countryside School
Champaign, IL
Director Discretion:  Excellence Fund 2010 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Independent School District
Galveston, TX
Funding for summer academic program for 200 students 2010 $5,000 $5,000
Project:  "Go Green Outdoor Education Center" at LA Morgan Elementary School 2009 $5,000 $5,000
Galveston ISD Educational Foundation
Galveston, TX
Operations 2009 $15,000 $15,000
Kipp, Inc.
Houston, TX
Funding for "Everything is Earned"  program at Coastal Village 2009 $10,000 $10,000
NIA Cultural
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Freedom School 2010 $7,500 $7,500
The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Funding for World Burn Conference in Galveston 2010 $3,000 $3,000
Rosenberg Library
Galveston, TX
Project:  Galveston Reads 2009 $3,000 $3,000
San Antonio Academy
San Antonio, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $1,000 $1,000
Satori, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Funding for operations, salary for part-time aide and scholarships 2009 $12,000 $12,000
St. Vincent's House
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Pre-School 2010 $12,500 $12,500
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Galveston, TX
Educational Outreach program for Galveston six graders 2009 $5,000 $5,000
United Negro College Fund, Inc.
Houston, TX
"Last Dollar" scholarships for Galveston County students to attend college in Texas 2010 $5,000 $5,000
Total Education $96,500
Health
AIDS Coalition of Coastal Texas, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $3,000 $3,000
Alcohol Drug Abuse Women's Center
Galveston, TX
Operations 2010 $10,000 $10,000
Galveston County Mutual Assistance Partnership
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $1,000 $1,000
Galveston Club, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations 2009 $2,000 $2,000
Gulf Coast Center
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  COPS-D program In Memory of Zachary Thomas 2010 $3,000 $3,000
Houston-Harris County Immunication Registry, Inc.
Cypress, TX
Operations 2009 $2,000 $2,000
Jane's Due Process, Inc.
Austin, TX
Operations 2009 $5,000 $5,000
NAMI Gulf Coast
Alvin, TX
Operations 2,009 $10,000 $10,000
Planned Parenthood of Houston & Southeast Texas, Inc.
Houston, TX
Operations: Galveston County clinic 2010 $5,000 $5,000
Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington
Washington, DC
Advisor Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $500 $500
Sammy's House
Austin, TX
Advisor Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $500 $500
Southwestern Diabetic Foundation/Camp Sweeny
Gainesville, TX
Scholarships for students in Galveston County 2009 $2,400 $2,400
St. Vincent's House
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Free medical clinic 2010 $10,000 $10,000
Teen Health Center
Galveston, TX
Project:  Salary and benefits for additional counselor 2007 $150,000 $37,500
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Memorial:  Jeane B. Kempner Fellowship program 2010 $246,189 $82,063
Campaign:  Timeless Values, Pioneering Solutions 2003 $1,000,000 $117,972
Total Health $291,935
Human Services
Advocacy Center for Children of Galveston County
Galveston, TX
Project:  Forensic Interview Program 2009 $15,000 $15,000
American Cancer Society Gulf Coast Region
Houston, TX
Project:  Patient Transportation program for Galveston County patients 2010 $3,000 $3,000
American Red Cross
Austin, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $1,000 $1,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.
Houston, TX
Operations:  Johnny Mitchell Branch on Galveston Island 2009 $30,000 $30,000
The Children's Center, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Transitional Living program 2010 $10,000 $10,000
Director Discretion:  Holiday Appeal in Memory of Zachary Thomas 2010 $1,000 $1,000
Family Service Center of Galveston County
Galveston, TX
Project:  Salary for bilingual marriage and family counselor 2007 $300,000 $75,000
Gleanings from the Harvest
Texas City, TX
Operations 2009 $5,000 $5,000
Gulf Coast Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Project:  Challenge grant for annual "Bowl for Kids' Sake" 2010 $8,000 $8,000
Jewish Federation of Galveston County
Galveston, TX
Unrestricted:  In Memory of Harris Kempner Weston 2009 $25,000 $25,000
Methodist Retirement Communities
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Meals on Wheels program 2009 $10,000 $10,000
Project Connect
Cincinnati, OH
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $1,000 $1,000
R. House, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations 2010 $6,000 $6,000
The Salvation Army of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Salary for staff and purchase of a commercial refrigerator 2009 $14,000 $14,000
San Antonio Food Bank
San Antonio, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $1,000 $1,000
Sunshine Center, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations 2010 $10,000 $10,000
Tahirh Justice Center
Houston, TX
Legal services to immigrant women in seeking justice from gender-based violence 2009 $10,000 $10,000
UNICEF
New York, NY
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $1,000 $1,000
WOMAN, Inc.
Houston, TX
Operations:  Beacon Place 2009 $10,000 $10,000
Woodley House
Washington, DC
Advisor Discretion:  Unrestricted 2010 $500 $500
Total Human Services $236,500
Total $981,357

 

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