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Schedule of Grants Paid

Kempner Fund
Grant Dollars Distributed by Program Area - $1,540,900
Matching Gifts Dollars Distributed - $296,831
2013

Arts and Humanities $161,500
Community Development $444,844
Education $211,800
Health $178,500
Jeane B. Kempner $256,656
Human Services $287,600
Total $1,540,900

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
2013
Allocation
Arts and Humanities
Classical Guitar Alive
Austin, TX
Operations 2013 $3,000 $3,000
Galveston Art League
Galveston, TX
Publishing 100 year history of the Art League 2013 $3,500 $3,500
Galveston Arts Center
Galveston, TX
Operations 2013 $25,000 $25,000
Directors Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $1,500 $1,500
Galveston Ballet
Galveston, TX
Dance In Schools Program 2013 $4,000 $4,000
The Galveston Symphony Orchestra
Galveston, TX
Operations 2012 $2,500 $2,500
The Grand 1894 Opera House
Galveston, TX
Operations:  2013-2014 2013 $50,000 $50,000
Memorial:  Jennifer Ezell 2013 $1,500 $1,500
Directors Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $3,000 $3,000
Director Discretion:  IHO Daisy Peterek 2013 $1,000 $1,000
Operations:  2012-2013 2012 $35,000 $35,000
Island Etc
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Operations 2013 $1,500 $1,500
Lutheran Music Academy of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Summer Music Camp 2013 $5,000 $5,000
Sugar Land Heritage Foundation
Sugar Land, TX
Operations and Exhibits 2013 $25,000 $25,000
Total Arts and Humanities $161,500
Community Development
Congregation Beth Aaron
Billings, Mt.
Director Discretion: Unrestricted  2013 $1,000 $1,000
Galveston Bay Foundation
Webster, TX
Wetland Education and Restoration 2013 $10,000 $10,000
Galveston Historical Foundation
Galveston, TX
Assist with Bishop's Palace purchase 2013 $350,000 $175,000
Garten Verein Repairs 2013 $22,894 $22,894
Directors Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $5,000 $5,000
Restoration of the Elissa 2012 $100,000 $50,000
Green Revival Rain Barrel Program 2012 $2,400 $1,200
Galveston Island Humane Society, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $1,000 $1,000
Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council
Galveston, TX
FeatherFest 2014 2013 $5,000 $5,000
Implementation of East End Lagoon Park and Nature Preserve Master Plan 2012 $75,000 $75,000
FeatherFest 2013 2012 $4,000 $4,000
Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees
Galveston, TX
Recycling Program 2013 $7,400 $7,400
Galveston Island Tree Conservancy
Galveston, TX
Professional Arborist for Galveston Reforestation 2012 $40,000 $20,000
Galveston Lifeguarding Association, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Assist with purchase of military transport vehicle 2011 $15,000 $15,000
Galveston Urban Ministries
Galveston, TX
Renovation of building for youth programs 2013 $15,000 $15,000
Curbside Recycling Program 2013 $5,000 $5,000
Greater Caribbean Energy & Environment Foundation
Burton, TX
Texas Estuaries Restoration 2012 $5,000 $5,000
Holy Family Catholic School
Galveston, TX
Operation Face Lift  2013 $7,500 $7,500
International Oleander Society
Galveston, TX
Operations 2013 $350 $350
Lutherhill Ministries
La Grange, TX
Develop property into a spiritual retreat 2012 $7,500 $7,500
National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Camera and Equipment purchase 2013 $1,500 $1,500
Temple Etz Chaim
Franklin, MA
Director Discretion:  IHO Rabbi Tom Alpert 2013 $1,500 $1,500
Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network
Galveston, TX
Whales on Wheels Education Program 2012 $2,500 $2,500
Sea Turtle Restoration Project
Houston, TX
Texas Sea Turtle Campaign 2013 $5,000 $5,000
United Ministry to the Port of Galveston, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Purchase of Dehumidifiers 2013 $1,500 $1,500
Total Community Development $444,844
Education
Ambassadors Preparatory Academy
Galveston, TX
Field Trips to Serious Fund program at The Grand 1894 Opera House 2013 $5,000 $5,000
Field Trips to Serious Fund program at The Grand 1894 Opera House 2012 $4,800 $4,800
The Artist Boat, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations and Eco-Art Youth Programs 2012 $10,000 $10,000
Community Montessori School
Lexington, KY
Director Discretion:  Capital Campaign - Bridge for the Future 2013 $1,000 $1,000
Galveston ISD Educational Foundation
Galveston, TX
Operations and Programs 2013 $40,000 $40,000
Operations 2012 $30,000 $30,000
Galveston Sustainable Communities Alliance
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $3,000 $3,000
Junior Achievement Of Southeast Texas, Inc.
Houston, TX
Programs for students in Galveston Independent School District 2013 $6,500 $6,500
Kids4Kids
Houston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $1,000 $1,000
Scholarships for Cancer Survivors 2012 $4,000 $2,000
Kipp, Inc.
Houston, TX
Everything is Earned Program at Coastal Village 2012 $7,500 $7,500
NIA Cultural Center
Galveston, TX
Freedom School 2013 $20,000 $20,000
O'Connell College Preparatory School
Galveston, TX
Scholarships 2012 $7,500 $7,500
Rosenberg Library
Galveston, TX
Galveston Reads 2013 $3,500 $3,500
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $1,000 $1,000
Galveston Reads 2012 $3,000 $3,000
Satori, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Scholarships 2013 $7,500 $7,500
Scholarships 2012 $7,500 $7,500
SMART Family Literacy, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations 2013 $7,000 $7,000
St. Vincent's House
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Preschool 2013 $25,000 $25,000
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Galveston, TX
Field Trip for all 6th grade Galveston students 2012 $5,000 $5,000
Texas Academy of Science
Galveston, TX
Funding of Student & TAMUG Professor Emeritus Awards 2013 $3,000 $3,000
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund
Austin, TX
Operations:  Advocate for science-based textbooks 2013 $5,000 $5,000
United Negro College Fund, Inc.
Houston, TX
Scholarships for Galveston students 2013 $5,000 $5,000
Utica College
Utica, NY
Director Discretion:  Dr. Ronald J. Goldstone Memorial Scholarship 2013 $1,000 $1,000
Total Education $211,800
Health
AIDS Coalition of Coastal Texas, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $1,500 $1,500
Alcohol Drug Abuse Women's Center
Galveston, TX
Operations 2013 $30,000 $30,000
Director Discretion:  IMO Zachary Thomas 2013 $1,000 $1,000
Family Service Center Of Galveston County
Galveston, TX
Counseling services at two elementary schools 2012 $45,000 $45,000
Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center
Houston, TX
Scholarships to Galveston clients to attend 12-step retreat weekend 2013 $1,500 $1,500
Scholarships to Galveston clients 2012 $3,500 $3,500
The Jung Center of Houston
Houston, TX
Stress Management Classes for Veterans 2013 $10,000 $10,000
La Leche League International
Schaumburg, IL
Directors Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $2,000 $2,000
The Luke Society
Galveston, TX
Antibiotic purchases for use at free medical clinic 2013 $15,000 $15,000
NAMI Gulf Coast
Alvin, TX
Operations 2013 $15,000 $15,000
Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast
Houston, TX
Operations:  Galveston County Clinic 2013 $15,000 $15,000
Planned Parenthood Trust of South Texas
San Antonio, TX
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $1,000 $1,000
Prevent Blindness Texas
Galveston, TX
Equipment purchase to expand 'Healthy Eyes' for uninsured/at-risk adults in Galveston 2012 $5,000 $5,000
St. Vincent's House
Galveston, TX
Operations:  Free Medical Clinic 2013 $20,000 $20,000
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Memorial:  Jeane B. Kempner Fellowships 2013 $256,656 $256,656
Stark Diabetes Center:  IMO John T. Currie 2013 $10,000 $10,000
Woodley House, Inc.
Washington, DC
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $3,000 $3,000
Total Health $435,156
Human Services
Advocacy Center for Children of Galveston County
Galveston, TX
Forensic Interviewing Program 2012 $7,500 $7,500
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.
Houston, TX
Operations:  Johnny Mitchell Club 2013 $50,000 $50,000
Operations:  Johnny Mitchell Club 2012 $40,000 $40,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Programs for at-risk-youth 2013 $2,000 $2,000
Christus Foundation for Health Care
Houston, TX
Operations:  Our Daily Bread  2013 $12,500 $12,500
Crisis Intervention of Houston
Houston, TX
Operations:  Crisis Hotline of Galveston 2013 $5,000 $5,000
Operations:  Crisis Hotline of Galveston 2012 $5,000 $5,000
DePelchin Children's Home
Houston, TX
Parenting Help program to 50 Galveston families 2013 $10,000 $10,000
Faith In Practice
Houston, TX
Director Discretion:  Trip 412, PID 2202 ID 2013 $500 $500
Galveston Chamber Partnership, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Rachel's Challenge program in Crenshaw Elementary School 2013 $6,524 $6,524
Galveston County Adoption Day Foundation
Galveston, TX
Galveston County Adoption Day 2013 $2,000 $2,000
Galveston County Adoption Day 2012 $1,500 $1,500
Galveston County Food Bank
Texas City, TX
Operations 2012 $10,000 $10,000
Galveston Island Meals on Wheels
Galveston, TX
Operations 2012 $12,500 $12,500
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
Houston, TX
Girl Scouts on the Go program 2013 $3,000 $3,000
Summer Program 2012 $3,000 $3,000
Gulf Coast Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations 2012 $8,000 $8,000
Heifer International
Little Rock, AR
Director Discretion:  Unrestricted 2013 $1,000 $1,000
Jane's Due Process
Austin, TX
Operations 2013 $3,500 $3,500
Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
New York, NY
Director Discretion:  Typhoon Haiyan Relief 2013 $2,000 $2,000
President  Discretion:  Typhoon Haiyan Relief 2013 $1,500 $1,500
KickStart
Houston, TX
Project:  Karate-based drug prevention program at Central Middle School 2012 $5,000 $5,000
Lighthouse Charity Team
Galveston, TX
Operations 2013 $10,000 $10,000
Ordinary Hero Foundation
Brentwood TX
Memorial:  Jennifer Ezell 2013 $5,576 $5,576
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
Disaster Relief 2013 $2,500 $2,500
Resource and Crisis Center
Galveston, TX
Operations 2012 $25,000 $25,000
The Salvation Army of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Life Enhancement Program 2012 $10,000 $10,000
Samaritan Women at the Well
Texas City, TX
Operations 2013 $10,000 $10,000
Texas Special Olympics, Inc./Area 22
Houston, TX
Local Training and Competition 2012 $2,500 $2,500
Sunshine Center, Inc.
Galveston, TX
Operations and Capacity Building 2013 $17,000 $15,000
Tahirih Justice Center
Houston, TX
Operations 2013 $7,500 $7,500
Waco Foundation
Waco, TX
President Discretion:  West Texas Disaster Relief Efforts Fund 2013 $2,500 $2,500
WOMAN, Inc.
Houston, TX
Operations:  Beacon Place 2012 $5,000 $5,000
Total Human Services $287,600
Grand Total $1,540,900

 

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