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Schedule of Grants Paid

Kempner Fund
Grant Dollars Distributed by Program Area - $1,307,112
Matching Gifts Distributed - $303,030
2012


Arts and Humanities $185,098
Community Development $407,274
Education $185,000
Health $131,000
Jeane B. Kempner $254,740
Human Services $144,000
Total $1,307,112
The Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund has a program which provides individual directors and advisors with the opportunity to request a Fund grant that is reflective of his or her own unique charitable interests. This comprises a small amount of the Fund's overall grantmaking budget, and these awards do not necessarily reflect the Fund's areas of focused grantmaking. The Fund, its directors and advisors, neither solicit nor accept applications for these grants.
Grantee Organization
Request Project Title
Year
Approved
Total
Grant
2012
Allocation
Arts and Humanities
The Cielsa Foundation
Washington, DC
Underwriting the "Rosewald Schools" 2012 $2,000 $2,000
Galveston Arts Center
Galveston, TX
Operations and Programs 2012 $17,500 $17,500
Director Discretion:  Strand Building Restoration 2012 $1,000 $1,000
Galveston Ballet
Galveston, TX
Project:  "Dance in Schools" 2012 $5,000 $5,000
Galveston Historical Foundation
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Mitchell/Wortham and Friends Challenge 2012 $4,000 $4,000
Directors Discretion:  Operations-Elissa 2012 $1,000 $1,000
Restoration and Repairs to the Elissa 2011 $100,000 $50,000
Operations 2011 $15,000 $15,000
Grand 1894 Opera House
Galveston, TX
Memorial:  Jennifer L. Ezell 2012 $3,299 $3,299
Director Discretion:  Grand Kids' Festival 2012 $1,000 $1,000
Operations and Programming: 2011-2012 2011 $35,000 $35,000
Holocaust Museum
Houston, TX 
Restoration of Hanne Frank, a Danish Fishing Boat 2012 $5,000 $5,000
Islesboro Islands Trust  
Islesboro, ME
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2012 $3,000 $3,000
Lutheran Music Academy of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Project: Summer Scholarships and Materials for Economically Disadvantaged Student from Galveston County 2012 $3,000 $3,000
Palacios Area Historical Association
Palacios, TX
Capital Improvements  2012 $1,500 $1,500
Rosenberg Library  
Galveston, TX
Memorial:  Jennifer L. Ezell 2012 $3,299 $3,299
San Jacinto Battleground Conservancy
Houston, TX 
Purchase of land original to 1836 San Jacinto Battleground 2012 $2,500 $2,500
Sugar Land Heritage Foundation
Sugar Land, TX
Operations and exhibit expenses:  2011-2012 2010 $60,000 $30,000
Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts
Houston, TX 
Operations 2011 $2,000 $2,000
Total Arts and Humanities     $185,098
Community Development
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Houston, TX
Capital:  Restoration of St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica 2011 $10,000 $10,000
The Artist Boart, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Green Project:  "NativeScapes" at a Galveston school 2012 $6,000 $6,000
Blue Grass Community Foundation  
Lexington, KY
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2012 $3,000 $3,000
Central Christian Church
Galveston, TX
Green Project:  Energy Audit, Community Garden and Recycling Program 2012 $2,474 $2,474
Director Discretion:  Green Initiative 2012 $2,000 $2,000
City of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Parks Dept. - Construction of Community Swimming Pool 2012 $125,000 $125,000
Police Dept. - Community Outreach Program "Protect with Respect" 2012 $10,000 $10,000
Congregation Beth Aaron  
Billings, MT
Director Discretion:  Building Restoration  2012 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Bay Foundation
Webster, TX
Conservation:  Wetlands Education and Restoration Program 2012 $10,000 $10,000
Galveston Historical Foundation
Galveston, TX
Garten Verein Repairs 2012 $21,284 $25,000
Green Project:  Revival Rain Barrel Program 2012 $2,400 $1,200
Galveston Independent School District  
Galveston, TX
Green Project:  National Honor Society Recycle Program 2012 $1,600 $1,600
Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council
Galveston, TX
Project: Feather Fest 2012 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Island Tree Conservancy
Galveston, TX
Project:  Professional Arborist for Galveston Reforestation 2012 $40,000 $20,000
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
Houston, TX
Project:  "Girl Scouts on the Go" 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Historic Downtown Galveston Partnership
Galveston, TX
Operations 2011 $10,000 $10,000
HK Express Transit
Houston, TX
Matching Funds to employ a Dispatcher 2011 $5,000 $5,000
Rosenberg Library
Galveston, TX
Renovation of 1st Floor (Phase V) 2011 $50,000 $50,000
Salvation Army of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Project:  Equipment Purchase for New Facility 2011 $10,000 $10,000
Satori, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Playground Equipment 2012 $1,000 $1,000
Sea Turtle Restoration Network  
Houston, TX
Protect and Restore Endangered Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle 2011 $1,000 $1,000
Texas General Land Office
Austin, TX
Galveston County Beach Clean Up 2011 $1,000 $1,000
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX 
Capital Campaign 2011 $1,000,000 $100,000
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Galveston, TX
Facility Repairs 2012 $4,000 $4,000
Total Community Development      $407,274
Education
Ambassador Academy
Galveston, TX
Student Field Trip to the Grand 1894 Opera House 2011 $3,000 $3,000
East End Preschool
Galveston, TX
Operations and Quality Teacher Training 2012 $5,000 $5,000
Galveston College
Galveston, TX
Establishment of Cecile Kempner Vocational Technical Scholarship Fund 2012 $100,000 $50,000
Galveston Independent School District
Galveston, TX
Advisor Discretion:  School supplies  2012 $500 $500
Galveston ISD Education Foundation  
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  IHO Lyda Ann Thomas; IMO Rudy Teichman 2012 $3,000 $3,000
Director Discretion: Aquatics and Science Program 2012 $2,000 $2,000
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2012 $1,000 $1,000
Operations 2011 $15,000 $15,000
Junior League of Galveston County
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  IHO Lyda Ann Thomas for Student Scholarships 2011 $2,000 $2,000
Kids4Kids
San Antonio, TX
Scholarships for Cancer Survivors 2012 $4,000 $2,000
KIPP, INC.
Houston, TX
Everything is Earned Program at Coastal Village  2011 $7,500 $7,500
NIA Cultural Center
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Freedom School, a 6-week summer literacy program 2012 $25,000 $25,000
O'Connell College Preparatory School
Galveston, TX
Scholarships  2011 $7,500 $7,500
Odyssey Academy
Galveston, TX
Purchase of Computer Lab Furnishings 2012 $4,000 $4,000
Project Graduation, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations for Chemical-Free Graduation Celebration 
2012 $2,000 $2,000
Rosenberg Library
Galveston, TX
Project:  Galveston Reads 2011-2012 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Satori, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Scholarships 2011 $7,500 $7,500
Smart Family Literacy, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion 2012 $1,000 $1,000
Operations 2011 $5,000 $5,000
St. Vincent's House
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Preschool 2012 $30,000 $30,000
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Galveston, TX
Educational Outreach - Sixth Grade Field Trip 2011 $5,000 $5,000
United Negro College Fund, Inc.
Houston, TX
Scholarships for Galveston Students 2012 $4,000 $4,000
Total Education     $185,000
Health
AIDS Coalition of Coastal Texas, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2012 $3,000 $3,000
Alcohol Drug Abuse Women's Center  
Galveston, TX
Operations 2012 $20,000 $20,000
Family Service Center of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Project:  Community Mental Health Services Outreach 2010 $60,000 $30,000
Galveston Island Swim
Galveston, TX
Stipend for "Learn to Swim Coach" and Entry Fees 2012 $4,500 $4,500
La Leche League International
Schaumburg, IL
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2012 $1,000 $1,000
NAMI Gulf Coast
Alvin, TX
Operations 2012 $15,000 $15,000
Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast
Houston, TX
Operations:  Galveston County Clinic 2012 $12,500 $12,500
Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington
Washington, DC
Operations 2012 $2,500 $2,500
Planned Parenthood of San Antonio and South Central Texas
San Antonio, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2012 $3,000 $3,000
The Rose
Houston, TX
Convert Mobile Mammography to Digital Equipment 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Southwestern Diabetic Foundation/Camp Sweeney
Gainesville, TX
Camperships for Galveston Diabetic Children 2012 $2,500 $2,500
St. Vincent's House
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Free Medical Clinic 2012 $17,500 $17,500
Teen Health Clinic Center
Galveston, TX
Patient Services Coordinator 2012 $12,500 $12,500
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
Operations:  The Center for Students in Recovery 2012 $3,000 $3,000
Director Discretion:  The Center for Students in Recovery 2012 $1,000 $1,000
 
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Memorial:  Jeane B. Kempner Fellowships 2012 $254,740 $254,740
Total Health     $385,740
Human Services
Advocacy Center for Children of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Project:  Forensic Interviewing 2011 $7,500 $7,500
American Cancer Society Gulf Coast Region
Houston, TX
Transportation Expenses for Galveston County patients 2012 $3,500 $3,500
American Red Cross
Washington, DC
President's Discretion:  Super Storm "Sandy" Relief 2012 $7,500 $7,500
American Red Cross-Greater Houston Chapter
Houston, TX
Disaster Preparedness and Response Activities for Galveston County 2012 $15,000 $15,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.
Houston, TX
Operations:  Johnny Mitchell Club 2011 $20,000 $20,000
Children's Advocacy Center of the Blue Grass
Lexington, KY
Advisor Discretion:  Unrestricted 2012 $500 $500
The Children's Center, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Family Homeless Shelter:  Case Management 2011 $80,000 $10,000
Christus Foundation for Health
Houston, TX
Operations:  Our Daily Bread 2012 $9,000 $9,000
Crisis Intervention of Houston, Inc.
Houston, TX
Operations:  Crisis Hotline of Galveston 2011 $6,000 $6,000
Galveston County Adoption Day Foundation
Galveston, TX
Operations 2011 $500 $500
Galveston County Food Bank
Texas City, TX
Galveston County Food Bank Program 2011 $10,000 $10,000
Gateway House
Gainesville, GA
Advisor Direction:  Unrestricted 2012 $500 $500
Gulf Coast Big Brothers -Big Sister, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations 2011 $8,000 $8,000
Jane's Due Process, Inc.
Austin, TX
Operations 2011 $3,000 $3,000
Jewish Federation of Galveston County
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2012 $1,000 $1,000
Justice For Children
Houston, TX
Operations 2012 $3,500 $3,500
Resource and Crisis Center
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2012 $1,000 $1,000
Salvation Army of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2012 $1,000 $1,000
Samaritan Women at the Well
Texas City, TX
Operations 2011 $5,000 $5,000
Sunshine Center, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations 2012 $17,500 $17,500
Tahirih Justice Center
Houston, TX
Operations 2012 $5,000 $5,000
WOMAN, Inc.
Houston, TX
Operations:  Beacon Place 2011 $5,000 $5,000
Director Discretion:  Beacon Place 2012 $1,000 $1,000
Woodley House, Inc.
Washington, DC
Director Discretion:  Operations 2012 $3,000 $3,000
Total Human Services     $144,000
Grand Total     $1,307,112

 

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