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Schedule of Grants Paid

Kempner Fund Dollars
Distributed by Program Area

2011
Grants Awarded - $1,367,776
Matching Gifts Awarded - $297,197


Arts and Humanities $82,408
Community Development $259,674
Education $109,908
Health $298,028
Jeane B. Kempner $431,760
Human Services $186,000

Grantee Organization
Request Project Title
Year
Approved
Total
Grant
2011
Allocation
Arts and Humanities
Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education
Cincinnati, OH
Director Discretion:  Underwriting "Rescue in the Philippines" documentary 2011 $3,000 $3,000
The Cielsa Foundation, Inc.
Washington, DC
Underwriting "The Rosenwald Schools" 2011 $1,000 $1,000
etc. at the Strand Theatre
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Projector Purchase 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Arts Center
Galveston, TX
Operations and Programming 2011 $10,000 $10,000
Director Discretion:  Operations 2011 $1,000 $1,000
Galveston Ballet
Galveston, TX
Project:  Dance-in-Schools 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Historical Foundation
Galveston, TX
Operations 2011 $25,000 $25,000
Director Discretion: Operations 2011 $1,000 $1,000
The Grand 1894 Opera House
Galveston, TX
Memorial:  Jennifer L. Ezell for Children's programming 2011 $3,408 $3,408
Director Discretion:  Lyda K. Quinn Fund for Performing Arts 2011 $2,000 $2,000
Sugar Land Heritage Foundation
Sugar Land, TX
Operations and exhibit expenses 2010 $60,000 $30,000
Total Arts and Humanities $82,408
Community Development
Alcohol Drug  Abuse Women's Center
Galveston, TX
Green Supplement 2011 $300 $300
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Houston, TX
Restoration of St. Mary's Cathedra Basilica in Galveston, TX 2010 $25,000 $25,000
Frist Presbyterian Church of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Restoration of artwork and stenciling in sanctuary 2011 $3,000 $3,000
First Union Baptist Church
Galveston, TX
Operations for Community Resource Center 2010 $10,000 $10,000
Galveston AIDS Foundation
Galveston, TX
Green Supplement 2011 $6,455 $6,455
Galveston Bay Foundation
Webster, TX
Conservation:  Wetlands Education and Restoration Program 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Club, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Repair of flooring in meeting facility 2011 $2,000 $2,000
Galveston Historical Foundation
Galveston, TX
Code Compliance Program  2011 $40,000 $20,000
Garten Verein Repairs 2011 $21,994 $20,000
Green Supplement 2011 $5,207 $5,207
Galveston Island Humane Society, Inc.
Galveston, TX
In Memory of Zachary Thomas                2011 $500 $500
Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  East End Lagoon Project 2011 $500 $500
Project:  FeatherFeast 2011 2010 $5,000 $5,000
Historic Downtown Galveston Partnership
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Historic Downtown Strand Seaport Partnership 2010 $10,000 $10,000
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Washington, DC
Preservation Field Services to Galveston, TX 2010 $10,000 $10,000
O'Connell College Preparatory School
Galveston, TX
Restoration of library and Media Resource Center 2010 $9,000 $9,000
Rosenberg Library
Galveston, TX
Capital:  Facility repair 2008 $100,000 $16,667
Texas General Land Office
Austin, TX
Galveston Island Beach Cleanup Program 2010 $1,500 $1,500
Trees for Houston
Houston, TX
Planting of trees on Broadway  In Memory Of Leonora K. Thompson 2011 $100,000 $99,250
The Trust for Public Land
Boston, MA
Conservation plan of West Galveston Island 2010 $5,000 $5,000
United Ministry to the Port of Galveston, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Window tinting of renovated facility  2011 $2,295 $2,295
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Galveston, TX
Repairs to facility and operational support 2011 $5,000 $5,000
Total Community Development $259,674
Education
The Artist Boat, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations:   Eco-Art Youth program 2011 $6,000 $6,000
Countryside School
Champaign, IL
Director Discretion:  Operations 2011 $3,000 $3,000
East End Preschool
Galveston
Director Discretion:  In Honor of Quinn and Kadin Quigley's teachers 2011 $1,000 $1,000
Galveston Independent School District
Galveston, TX
Project:  "Exploring our Seas Mural through Science and Technology" at LA Morgan Elementary School 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston ISD Educational Foundation
Galveston, TX
Grants to Teacher program and field trips to the "Serious Fun" performances at Opera House 2010 $15,000 $15,000
Directors Discretion:  Operation 2011 $2,500 $2,500
Kipp, Inc.
Houston, TX
"Everything is Earned" program at Coastal Village campus 2010 $10,000 $10,000
Direction Discretion:  Operations 2011 $1,000 $1,000
Nia Cultural Center
Galveston, TX
Support for Freedom School, a 6-week summer literacy program for k-12 grades 2011 $10,000 $10,000
Project Connect
Cincinnati, OH
Director Discretion:  Operation 2011 $2,000 $2,000
Director Discretion:  Operation 2010 $1,000 $1,000
Rosenberg Library
Galveston, TX
Memorial: Jennifer L. Ezell for children's books 2011 $3,408 $3,408
Galveston Reads program 2010 $4,000 $4,000
Satori, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Operations 2011 $1,000 $1,000
Scholarships and equipment purchase 2010 $10,000 $10,000
SMART Family Literacy, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Operations 2011 $1,500 $1,500
St. Vincent's House
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Preschool 2011 $25,000 $25,000
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Galveston, TX
Educational Outreach Sixth Grade Field Trip program 2010 $7,500 $7,500
United Negro College Fund
Houston, TX
"Last Dollar" scholarships for Galveston County students to attend a Texas school 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Total Education $109,908
Health
Alcohol Drug Abuse Women's Center
Galveston, TX
Operations 2011 $12,500 $12,500
Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Texas
Houston, TX
Operations:   Galveston clinic 2011 $2,500 $2,500
Family Service Center of Galveston County
Galveston, TX
Project:  Community Mental Health Sciences Outreach program 2010 $60,000 $30,000
Galveston AIDS Foundation
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Operations 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Island Swim Team
Galveston, TX
Salary for "learn-to-swim" coach, pool rental and subsidies for low-income youth 2011 $3,000 $3,000
NAMI Gulf Coast
Alvin, TX
Education and program support 2011 $11,000 $11,000
Planed Parenthood Gulf Coast
Houston, TX
Operations:  Galveston County clinic 2011 $7,500 $7,500
Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington
Washington, DC
Operations 2010 $2,500 $2,500
Planned Parenthood of San Antonio and South Central Texas
San Antonio, TX
Director Discretion:  Operations 2011 $3,000 $3,000
The Rose
Houston, TX
Mobile Mammogram Outreach Program for uninsured women in Galveston County 2010 $6,000 $6,000
St. Vincent's House
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Free medical clinic 2011 $10,000 $10,000
Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services
Houston, TX
Long-term care program to former Galveston residents 2011 $4,000 $4,000
Teen Heath Center
Galveston, TX
Salary and benefits for counselor 2007 $150,000 $62,500
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Memorial:  Jeane B. Kempner Fellowships 2011 $267,634 $267,633
Memorial:  Jeane B. Kempner Fellowships 2010 $246,189 $164,126
Campaign:  Timeless Values, Pioneering Solutions 2003 $1,000,000 $140,527
Total Health $729,786
Human Services
Advocacy Center for Children of Galveston County
Galveston, TX
Forensic Interview Program 2010 $7,500 $7,500
African Children's Haven
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Operations 2011 $1,000 $1,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston
Houston, TX
Operations:  Johnny Mitchell Club 2011 $10,000 $10,000
Director Discretion:  Special Events/Projects at Johnny Mitchell Club 2011 $1,000 $1,000
Operations and Programs:  Johnny Mitchell Club 2010 $25,000 $25,000
Catholic Charities
Houston, TX
Emergency food and financial assistance for Galveston families 2010 $10,000 $10,000
The Children's Center
Galveston, TX
Operations 2011 $80,000 $40,000
Christus Foundation for Health Care
Houston, TX
Operations:  Our Daily Bread 2011 $8,000 $8,000
Crisis Intervention of Houston, Inc.
Houston, TX
Support of  24/7 crisis hotline in Galveston 2010 $7,500 $7,500
Galveston County Adoption Day Foundation
Galveston, TX
Galveston County National Adoption Day 2010 $1,000 $1,000
Galveston County Interfaith
Galveston, TX
Operations 2010 $1,000 $1,000
Galveston County Mutual Assistance Partnership
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Capacity building and developmental programs 2010 $3,000 $3,000
Gleanings from the Harvest
Texas City, TX
Operations 2010 $10,000 $10,000
KickStart
Houston, TX
Project:  Karate-based drug prevention program at Central Middle School 2011 $5,000 $5,000
Resource and Crisis Center
Galveston, TX
Operations 2011 $25,000 $25,000
St. Vincent's House
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Operations 2011 $1,000 $1,000
Sunshine Center, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Family Support and Caseworker Programs 2011 $12,000 $12,000
Tahirih Justice Center
Houston, TX
Holistic Legal Services for immigrant women and children 2010 $5,000 $5,000
United Way of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Galveston Recovery Fund for moving and storage expenses of Galveston city family 2011 $3,000 $3,000
WOMAN, Inc.
Houston, TX
Operations:  Services to women and children leaving abusive situations 2010 $10,000 $10,000
Total Human Services $186,000
Grand Total $1,367,776

 

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