Active Grants

Greater Texas Foundation supports efforts to ensure all Texas students are prepared for, have access to, persist in, and complete postsecondary education. We put particular focus on helping underserved and socioeconomically disadvantaged populations. 

The table below lists GTF’s active grants. You can search by keyword or sort by column to find grants of interest. You may also hide columns, export the data to another format, and adjust the number of rows shown on one page using the buttons below.

Project title Organization Description Grant Amount Start Date End Date
Training Math Teachers to Pursue Equity Teach for America, Inc.

Funding from Greater Texas Foundation will support Teach For America’s investment to evolve and optimize their math teacher training and support program centrally and across regions to further their joint goal of increasing the number of Texas students experiencing mathematics pathways that allow them to successfully prepare for and complete a postsecondary credential.

$400,000.00 2021-10-01 2023-05-01
Teach to One and Math Innovation in Texas New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc.

Funding from Greater Texas Foundation will support individualized math learning for 1,650 students in Dallas and Fort Worth for two academic years through the launch of a partnership between New Classrooms and the Uplift Education network, where four schools will implement the innovative math solutions, Teach to One 360 and Teach to One Roadmaps Plus.

$240,000.00 2021-10-01 2023-09-30
Training Math Teachers to Pursue Equity Teach for America, Inc.

Funding from Greater Texas Foundation will support Teach For America’s investment to evolve and optimize their math teacher training and support program centrally and across regions to further their joint goal of increasing the number of Texas students experiencing mathematics pathways that allow them to successfully prepare for and complete a postsecondary credential.

$400,000.00 2021-10-01 2023-05-01
The Texas College Access Network Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc.

Funding from the Greater Texas Foundation will support the next phase of TxCAN’s work, as TxCAN moves from coalition building to collective action around promising college access practices for impact and scale.

$1,278,300.00 2021-11-01 2024-10-30
Teach to One and Math Innovation in Texas New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc.

Funding from Greater Texas Foundation will support individualized math learning for 1,650 students in Dallas and Fort Worth for two academic years through the launch of a partnership between New Classrooms and the Uplift Education network, where four schools will implement the innovative math solutions, Teach to One 360 and Teach to One Roadmaps Plus.

$240,000.00 2021-10-01 2023-09-30
Harnessing Course Sharing to Support Texas Pathways at Scale Austin Community College District

Funding from Greater Texas Foundation will support a collaboration between the Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas and the company Acadeum to assist colleges across Texas, through inter-institutional course sharing, in solving the problems of persistence, on-time completion, and access to courses to assist in fulfilling guided pathways.

$645,405.00 2021-10-01 2023-12-31
Collegiate Edu-Nation’s Rural Post-Secondary Acceleration and Scaling Project Collegiate Edu-Nation

Funding from Greater Texas Foundation will support increased attainment of post-secondary outcomes for rural students across the state of Texas by providing resources for the expansion of the Collegiate Edu-Nation P-20 System model throughout Texas.

$1,203,182.00 2021-10-01 2024-08-03
2021 Texas Higher Education Leadership Conference Texas Higher Education Foundation

To support THECB's 2021 Leadership Conference which provides training for higher education leaders, as well as the annual State of Higher Education Address. The program will highlight key issues facing higher education, students, employers initiatives underway at the Coordinating Board and across Texas institutions, as well as opportunities for connecting with higher education stakeholders from across the state.

$5,000.00 2021-10-01 2022-02-28
Texas Tribune Rural Support Texas Tribune, Inc.

To support the Texas Tribune's coverage of issues affecting rural Texas and statewide engagement activities in several areas.

$10,000.00 2021-09-01 2021-12-31
Scaling Up Meta-Majors, Living Learning Communities, and Success Teams to Promote Student Success Tarleton State University

To support the implementation of meta-majors and scale up current components at Tarleton State University that have demonstrated positive results regarding student success at the institution and within higher education. This project is grounded in conceptual and empirical knowledge about undergraduate student retention and success in higher education environments with the following project components: (a) meta-majors, (b) the first-year seminar course, (c) living learning communities, and (d) success teams.

$691,158.00 2021-08-01 2023-07-31
Rural College Promise in a Box (PIB) Commit!2Dallas

The long-term goal of this project is to develop a repeatable, affordable, and scalable Promise model for Rural Texas and Rural America at North Central Texas College, Grayson College, and Tyler Junior College based on the success of the Dallas County Promise, Alamo Promise, and other Texas Promise initiatives in the Texas Promise Network specifically building on the rural proof point of the Tyler Junior College Promise, all supported by Economic Mobility Systems.

$3,047,675.00 2021-06-01 2024-06-01
Investigating the Effectiveness of Learning Frameworks Courses at Supporting Student Success in Texas Public Community Colleges Texas State University

Learning frameworks courses teach students about the psychology of learning and how to use learning and motivational strategies to support their success in college. The purpose of this project is to investigate the effects of learning frameworks courses on student academic achievement, persistence, and college completion outcomes over a 3-year period for the 2016—2017 cohort of students enrolled in Texas public community colleges.

$315,837.00 2021-06-01 2023-08-31
Healthcare and Information Technology Postsecondary Career Pathways South Texas College

To support South Texas College's Healthcare and Information Technology Postsecondary Career Pathways project, which will serve individuals without secondary credentials in postsecondary career pathways with multiple entry/exit points and stackable credentials by (1) co-enrolling them in GED and technical training programs leading to industry-recognized certifications and college credit conversion, and (2) transitioning them to college certificate programs, Associate’s programs, and employment in target occupations.

$80,592.00 2021-09-01 2022-08-31
GTF TAMU Advising Corps 4.0 Texas A&M University

To support the GTF TAMU Advising Corps which places recent Texas A&M graduates at two Bryan ISD high schools and two College Station ISD high schools to serve as college advisers.

$540,000.00 2021-08-01 2024-07-31
Future-Focused Texas Year II Get Schooled Foundation

To support a second year of programming to help ensure as many high school seniors and recently matriculated college students in Texas have the information, guidance and support they needed to matriculate into college at rates complimentary to pre-COVID numbers.

$275,000.00 2021-06-21 2022-06-20
Equipping Institutions to Build Competency-Based Programs and Pathways to Drive Equitable Outcomes Competency-Based Education Network

To support a select group of institutions for CBE design using group-based and individualized technical assistance and supports. As a result of this project, institutions will be able to build, launch, and track learner outcomes from properly designed CBE programs and, in turn, prove the effectiveness of CBE models for providing affordable, clear, and efficient credential attainments pathways for students.

$548,106.50 2021-06-01 2022-05-31
Emergency Aid Program at Victoria College Victoria College Foundation, Inc.

This grant will provide emergency aid funding for students combined with technical assistance to establish or improve an emergency aid program at Victoria College.

$122,500.00 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
Emergency Aid Program at Vernon College Vernon College

This grant will provide emergency aid funding for students combined with technical assistance to establish or improve an emergency aid program at Vernon College.

$122,500.00 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
Emergency Aid Program at Texas Southmost College Texas Southmost College

This grant will provide emergency aid funding for students combined with technical assistance to establish or improve an emergency aid program at Texas Southmost College.

$122,500.00 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
Emergency Aid Program at Panola College Panola College

This grant will provide emergency aid funding for students combined with technical assistance to establish or improve an emergency aid program at Panola College.

$122,500.00 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
Emergency Aid Program at Northeast Texas Community College Northeast Texas Community College Foundation, Inc.

This grant will provide emergency aid funding for students combined with technical assistance to establish or improve an emergency aid program at Northeast Texas Community College.

$122,500.00 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
Emergency Aid Program at North Central Texas College North Central Texas College Foundation, Inc.

This grant will provide emergency aid funding for students combined with technical assistance to establish or improve an emergency aid program at North Central Texas College.

$122,500.00 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
Emergency Aid Program at McLennan Community College McLennan Community College Foundation

This grant will provide emergency aid funding for students combined with technical assistance to establish or improve an emergency aid program at McLennan Community College.

$122,499.99 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
Emergency Aid Program at Lee College Lee College Foundation, Inc.

This grant will provide emergency aid funding for students combined with technical assistance to establish or improve an emergency aid program at Lee College.

$122,499.98 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
Emergency Aid Program at Galveston College Galveston College

This grant will provide emergency aid funding for students combined with technical assistance to establish or improve an emergency aid program at Galveston College.

$122,500.00 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
Emergency Aid Program at College of the Mainland College of the Mainland Foundation

This grant will provide emergency aid funding for students combined with technical assistance to establish or improve an emergency aid program at College of the Mainland.

$122,500.00 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
Dallas County Promise Champions Initiative Big Thought

To support the Champions Initiative within Dallas County Promise participating high schools and neighboring school districts which provides rising seniors with mentors to support their college persistence endeavors.

$129,999.97 2021-08-01 2023-07-01
CCMR Strategic Planning in the Permian Basin Commit!2Dallas

The CCMR Strategic Planning in the Permian Basin project is a collaborative effort with the Education Partnership of the Permian Basin, Educate Midland, the four participating districts, and the Texas Impact Network aimed to increase student CCMR outcomes and increase the CCMR bonus dollars these districts receive.

$174,500.00 2021-06-01 2022-06-30
CCMR Rural Accelerator Program Commit!2Dallas

The Rural CCMR Accelerator Program is a collaborative effort between the Texas Impact Network, MAYA Consulting, ContigoEd, and the RootEd Alliance to support an initial cohort of 20 rural districts to increase CCMR outcomes in these rural districts thereby allowing them to draw down on additional CCMR bonus funds to sustain or expand successful programming.

$250,000.00 2021-07-01 2022-06-30
Career Accelerator Pilot Program Genesys Works Houston

To support the Career Accelerator pilot program which will provide skills training and postsecondary credentialing for young adults who might otherwise become disconnected from both education and employment, while simultaneously filling a need for companies seeking skilled workers to fill well-paying jobs in IT.

$309,126.15 2021-08-11 2023-08-01
Blinn College Foundation Emergency Fund: Continuing to Meet the Needs of Hardworking Students Blinn College Foundation, Inc.

To support students seeking a post-secondary degree or certification by continuing the operations of Blinn College's emergency fund.

$14,999.99 2021-04-01 2021-12-31
Back on Track in Texas: Cohort II Follow-up Jobs for the Future, Inc.

To support JFF in solidifying practices and partnerships in five reengagement schools and programs so that young people who are disengaged from high school not only graduate college-ready but make seamless transitions to postsecondary education and training.

$410,000.00 2021-07-01 2022-06-30
Alliance for College and Career Student Success in South Central Texas (ACCSS) Blinn College

To support the Alliance for College and Career Student Success (ACCSS) in South Central Texas to increase completion of High School Dual Credit classes and to create a seamless transition to post-secondary study in order to develop future career professionals that require post-secondary degrees. The ACCSS partnership is comprised of Columbus I.S.D., Fayetteville I.S.D., Flatonia I.S.D., Schulenburg I.S.D., and Weimar I.S.D., and Blinn College at Schulenburg.

$842,780.00 2021-08-01 2024-07-31
8th Annual Texas Male Leadership Summit The University of Texas at Austin

To support the student-focused track of the 8th Annual Texas Male Leadership Summit at the University of Texas at Austin, August 11-12, 2021.

$5,000.00 2021-08-01 2021-10-31
2021 Brazos Valley Gives – Matching Funds for Participating ISD Education Foundations Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley

To support education foundations from six Brazos Valley Independent School Districts participating in the 3rd Annual Brazos Valley Gives Day: College Station ISD, Bryan ISD, Caldwell ISD, Brenham ISD, Burton ISD, and Navasota ISD.

$29,999.98 2021-10-01 2021-12-31
Dual Credit For All North Harris Montgomery Community College District Foundation

To support the Dual Credit For All project between Lone Star College- North Harris, Aldine ISD, and Spring ISD which will provide scholarships to economically disadvantaged students for dual credit CTE programs and measure the impact this has on increasing enrollment, persistence, and graduation rates.

$200,000.00 2021-09-01 2024-12-31
CROWN & PATH Program Texas A&M University-Texarkana

To support the Creating & Reclaiming Opportunities for Women Nationally (CROWN) & Personal Achievement Through Help (PATH) programs designed to assist in building the foundations for academic and personal success for women & men of color at Texas A&M University-Texarkana. These program helps students by providing support through engagement and college preparation to ensure their success in matriculating through college and ultimately, graduating.

$249,084.72 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
A Tiered Approach to Student Engagement and Retention Through Undergraduate Research Texas A&M University-Kingsville

To support the Honors College and the Center for Student Success at Texas A&M University-Kingsville in a partnership to increase student engagement and retention of undergraduates through a multi-faceted approach. This project will build a stronger culture of student support on campus through faculty and peer mentorship, as well as through expanded opportunities for undergraduate research.

$289,741.91 2021-07-01 2024-07-01
Urban Experience Program, Summer Bridge Expansion University of Houston

To support the expansion of the UEP Summer Bridge Program, an immersive residential program supporting freshman students during their transition to college by teaching necessary skills and providing important resources to help them reach their academic and personal goals.

$150,000.00 2021-06-01 2022-08-31
2021 Support Grantmakers for Education

To support GTF's 2021 Grantmakers for Education membership. GFE  is the nation's largest and most diverse network of education grantmakers dedicated to improving educational outcomes and increasing opportunities for all learners.

$3,700.00 2021-04-01 2022-03-31
Blinn College Foundation Emergency Fund: Continuing to Meet the Needs of Hardworking Students Blinn College Foundation, Inc.

To support students seeking a post-secondary degree or certification by continuing the operations of Blinn College's emergency fund.

$15,000.00 2021-04-01 2021-12-30
Rural Learning Track at 2021 National (Virtual) Conference National College Attainment Network

By sponsoring the full rural track at NCAN's 2021 virtual conference, GTF will continue to be a prominent leader focused on rural student success. It would also ensure the conference participants from rural areas have content tailored to their needs.

$30,000.00 2021-04-01 2021-11-03
Aspen Opportunity Youth – Austin The Aspen Institute, Inc.

To support the OYF community in Austin / Travis County, Texas to deepen the impact of their Opportunity Youth (OY) reconnection strategy and improve education outcomes -- most especially postsecondary outcomes -- for youth and young adults of color in the Austin, Texas.

$450,000.00 2021-04-01 2024-03-31
UTeach STEM Educators Virtual Conference 2021 The University of Texas at Austin

The UTeach STEM Educators Virtual Conference 2021 will bring together a community of over 600 faculty, alumni, students, and education and industry stakeholders for two days of professional learning focused on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in STEM Education.

$10,000.00 2021-03-01 2021-06-30
Pathways To and Through College & Careers Through Student-Centered Advising Centers for Applied Science & Technology (CAST) Schools

To support the development of an embedded, 4-year advising model that engages the entire school community, industry mentors, and external partners in a holistic approach that begins with intentional purpose planning in the 9th grade, and offers guided college and career activities with reflection for each year of high school. The long-term goal is to give students’ agency so that advising is a series of intentional conversations with supportive adults.

$277,722.32 2021-02-01 2023-12-31
Understanding the Work-Based Learning Landscape for Women and Mothers in Texas Young Invincibles

To support research that will outline the apprenticeship program landscape in Texas, including analyzing the demographic, sectoral, and gender profile of Texas programs, highlight potential barriers to work-based learning or apprenticeship program participation in Texas, and identify promising strategies to expand and brand apprenticeships to women and student parents.

$200,000.00 2021-02-01 2022-04-30
Creating a Data Ecosystem for Student Success from High School to Postsecondary Amarillo College

To support Amarillo College and Amarillo ISD (Caprock High School) in creating data pipelines and data-use ecosystems necessary to build and maintain seamless pathways from students’ high school freshman year, through high school graduation, and into a postsecondary institution to ensure college degree/credential attainment.

$181,695.00 2021-02-01 2023-09-30
Latino Student Success Funders Group 2021-2022 Excelencia in Education, Inc.

The Latino Student Success (LSS) Funders Group brings together funders interested in supporting the success of Latino students. This contribution would support personnel and logistics for the LSS Funders Group to facilitate four group meetings between 2021 and 2022.

$5,000.00 2021-01-01 2022-12-31
Texas Transfer Alliance: Improving Transfer and Applicability in Texas The University of Texas at Austin

To support the ongoing work of the Texas Transfer Alliance (TTA) and the inclusion of the Texas Tech University System (including Angelo State University), Midwestern State University, and Texas Woman’s University and their feeder community colleges into the scope of work. The TTA works to positively influence postsecondary attainment and affordability by addressing the high level of inefficiency and credit loss students experience when transitioning between institutions.

$409,000.00 2021-01-01 2022-06-30
Academic Advisors Adapting to COVID-19 Sam Houston State University

To support a research study that will inform advising practice during and after the COVID-19 pandemic by collecting and analyzing data drawn from institutional and programmatic academic advisers at public and private institutions throughout Texas.

$349,979.00 2021-01-01 2022-08-01
Enhancing SH ELITE and Evolve through Support for Outreach and Transition Sam Houston State University

To support: (1) the ELITE program at Sam Houston State University, developed in 2010 to best serve the academic needs of the minority male students with a foundation of peer mentoring and regular, sustained small group support; and (2) Evolve, a sister program to ELITE to benefit female students who either transfer from a regional 2-year college or are the first in their family to attend college.

$251,138.73 2021-01-01 2023-12-31
2021 Membership PEAK GRANTMAKING INC

PEAK Grantmaking is a member-led community of philanthropy professionals dedicated to advancing effective grantmaking practices. This grant supports the foundation's 2021 membership.

$2,250.00 2021-01-01 2021-12-31
2021 Membership Council on Foundations, Inc.

To support the foundation's membership to Council on Foundations.

$15,000.00 2021-01-01 2021-12-31
2021 NPSI Conference – Equity at the Practice Level National Postsecondary Strategy Institute

To support the National Postsecondary Strategy Institute's annual conference to be held March 2-5, 2021. The conference will allow participants to come away with practical steps in strengthening their strategies around college access and careers given each school district's context.

$5,000.00 2021-01-01 2021-03-31
Jobs for America’s Graduates Region 5 Education Service Center

To support the JAG program which provides comprehensive services to young adults (who have been placed in at-risk situations in their lives) that will result in their completing requirements for a high school diploma (or a GED), securing a quality entry-level job, and/or pursuing a postsecondary education that leads to advancement in their chosen career field.

$199,132.00 2020-12-01 20223-06-30
Educational Support for Former Foster Youth A Home Base for Transitioning Foster Youth

To support approximately six former foster youth, ages 18-25, pursuing a high school equivalency credential or baccalaureate degree by assisting with the cost of childcare, transportation, books, testing fees and technology.

$10,000.00 2020-12-01 2021-06-30
UNT High School Career Connect: Creating Access to Postsecondary and Career Support through Innovation for Rural Students and Communities University of North Texas

To support UNT High School Career Connect which through partnerships with Denton County schools, provides career assessments, guidance, and resources to students, counselors, administrators, and parents via mentoring from UNT student peer mentors and full-time staff.

$664,541.38 2020-11-02 2022-12-31
Higher Education Journalism for Texas on the Impacts of COVID-19 Texas Tribune, Inc.

To support the increase in the Texas Tribune's production of nonpartisan, public service journalism on higher education issues during the coronavirus pandemic.

$100,000.00 2020-11-01 2021-11-01
2020 Brazos Valley Gives – Match Funds for Education Foundations Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley

Brazos Valley Gives is 18 hours of online giving to raise critical funding and awareness for nonprofit organizations throughout the Brazos Valley by providing citizens and businesses with an easy platform to support the mission and good works of local nonprofit organizations. This grant will help five participating education foundations representing Brazos Valley Independent School Districts (Brenham, Bryan, Burton, Caldwell, and College Station) with matching funds of providing a 2:1 match for the first $2,500 each district raises, for a total of $5,000 per district. Each school district will utilize funding based on their respective needs which may include, but not limited to, classroom grants, technology enhancements, etc.

$25,000.00 2020-10-05 2020-10-28
UHCLTeach STEM Teacher Education Program University of Houston-Clear Lake

To support the UHCLTeach program which will prepare STEM teachers to implement engaging, inquiry-based learning through research-driven, culturally relevant methods.

$250,000.00 2020-10-02 2023-08-31
Racial Equity Institute – Texas Community College Support Achieving the Dream, Inc.

To support the participation of two Texas colleges in Achieving the Dream's Racial Equity Leadership Academy conducted by the USC Center for Race and Equity.

$80,000.00 2020-10-01 2023-09-30
Equity Walk: Building A Postsecondary Blueprint for Equity in the Texas Gulf Coast Region University of Houston

To support Houston GPS to increase student success by supporting a project designed to improve postsecondary completion for students from all backgrounds by using evidence-based strategies to build the knowledge and competency of institutional partners; and developing and implementing projects for institution and systems-level policy and practice change.

$300,000.00 2020-10-01 2021-12-31
Brazos Valley Teach (BVT): Building a Sustainable Teacher Education Pipeline for High School Learners’ Post-Secondary Success Texas A&M University

To support Brazos Valley Teach which aims to ensure high school students in the Brazos Valley are afforded the necessary academic resources to complete a CTE Public Service Endorsement in the Education and Training cluster with dual credit coursework opportunities.

$729,156.35 2020-10-01 2023-12-30
GEO Membership Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

To support Greater Texas Foundation's membership to Grantmakers for Effective Organizations which helps to inspire the grantmaking practices that matter most to nonprofits and that truly improve philanthropy.

$7,390.00 2020-10-01 2021-09-30
Optimizing Strategy, Capacity and Resources in Support of Texas’ Higher Education Priorities Texas Higher Education Foundation

To support the development of an actionable and transformative strategic plan for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board which will enable the agency to achieve greater efficacy through collaboration and partnership to realize Texas’ bold goal for 60 percent of young adult Texans to hold postsecondary credentials by 2030.

$150,000.00 2020-10-01 2021-03-31
Creating Innovative Pathways to Adult College Completion Texas A&M University-Commerce Foundation

To support an increase the number of underserved, adult learners seeking to complete a bachelor’s degree in the state of Texas by redefining the educational ecosystem necessary for underserved student success through competency-based education and integrated academic success teams at Texas A&M Commerce.

$783,524.00 2020-10-01 2022-12-31
Pipeline to Student Success in Rural Central Texas Temple College*

To support Temple College in establishing a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Middle College in Taylor, Texas, to serve the eight rural school districts that surround Taylor in Eastern Williamson and Milam Counties.

$620,107.48 2020-09-30 2022-09-30
TSTC Performance-Based Education Conversion The TSTC Foundation

To support TSTC to accelerate the conversion of its technical programs to performance-based education.

$715,743.00 2020-09-02 2023-08-31
Accelerating Latino Student Success (ALASS) Institute Excelencia in Education, Inc.

To support the 2020 ALASS Institute, an annual meeting of professionals focused on improving education outcomes for Latinx students. Participants learn about and share evidence-based practices, strategies, and resources that increase Latino degree completion at the community, associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels. This year, one of the speakers will be Dr. Harrison Keller, the Texas Commissioner of Higher Education.

$5,000.00 2020-09-20 2021-01-01
R2O HP – Rural Resilience and Opportunity on the High Plains (High Plains, Region 1) West Texas A&M University

To support a project that will provide resources, guidance, and support for the Texas Panhandle's rural students, adult learners, and communities to help achieve needed systems and cultural change that builds an engaged, invested community where all people thrive in sustainable careers and communities.

$786,360.72 2020-09-01 2023-08-31
Improving Higher Education Outcomes of Foster Youth in Texas: A Proposal to Evaluate Existing Campus Support Services Texas State University

To support research that will inform higher education administrators about the adequacy of campus supports for Foster Care Alumni and will identify best-practices for improving higher education outcomes of youth formerly in foster care.

$74,740.44 2020-09-01 2022-08-31
Rural Veteran Support Initiative Combined Arms

To support the effective development and deployment of a technology solution that will help rural veterans in Texas gain admission to the best college or graduate school possible.

$45,900.00 2020-08-10 2021-08-10
Expanding Texas Selective College Equity and Access Partnerships EMERGE Fellowship

To support the efforts of EMERGE’s college success team to build strategic partnerships with select Texas colleges and universities that will lead to increased access and opportunity for high-performing students from Houston’s underserved communities.

$300,000.00 2020-08-01 2022-07-31
The College Hub: Expanding Pathways to and Through College Credentials for Low-Income and Underserved Students Foundation Communities

To support Foundation Communities's transfer, transition, and advising supports  throughout Austin and the Central Texas region.

$300,000.00 2020-08-01 2023-07-31
English Learner Status and Postsecondary Outcomes: Exploring Patterns and Policy Levers to Close Gaps The University of Texas at Austin

To support research that will help the state, K-12 schools, and two- and four-year colleges identify optimal programs and develop policies to improve postsecondary outcomes, in addition to producing the first analyses to capture a host of predictors of postsecondary outcomes for students who ever received EL services during K-12.

$399,999.90 2020-08-01 2023-07-31
My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Scholars Systems Change Huston-Tillotson University

To support MBK Scholars’ work with Pflugerville ISD to create a peer-to-peer mentorship system that draws upon the community’s cultural wealth to improve postsecondary attainment rates for young men of color in PfISD and with Elgin ISD to build an actionable data system that will track postsecondary success of EISD students after graduation.

$247,250.00 2020-08-01 2021-08-01
Military Credentialing Advancement Initiative (MCAI) Pilot Pathways Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

To support activities that create stackable credentialing pathways that adequately count military training towards the attainment of non-degree and degree credentials with high-quality providers for service members and veterans.

$179,167.00 2020-08-01 2021-12-31
Future-Ready Texas Get Schooled Foundation

To support a multi-platform, all-digital statewide communications and support campaign that will encourage recent high school graduates, plus incoming juniors and seniors in Texas’ high schools - especially racial minorities, first-generation youth and those from low-income families - to persist on their path to college.

$375,000.00 2020-06-22 2021-06-21
Pathways of Promise “4.0”: Building Sustainable Systems for Equitable Acceleration and Instruction in Math Pathways Initiative (PoP 4.0) E3 Alliance

To support the Pathways of Promise 4.0 Initiative (PoP 4.0) which aims to redouble and expand efforts to provide equitable access to accelerated math courses for Black, Hispanic and low income students, while also delivering supports to educator and parents, which will lead to higher quality and more equitable instruction and increased access to advanced math courses.

$909,195.00 2020-06-01 2023-07-31
Building Pathways for Texas Student Success Austin Partners in Education

To support the design of a comprehensive, evidence-based program model that provides an operational framework detailing the resources, systems, processes, and procedures for the successful execution of Career Launch/P-TECH programs.

$450,000.00 2020-06-01 2023-06-30
Work4College: Expanding to the Community and Beyond Northeast Texas Community College Foundation, Inc.

To support the expansion of the Work4College Program that allows students the opportunity to attend college at NTCC without acquiring debt, and provides a hands on learning experience in a meaningful work area allowing students to earn while they learn.

$470,000.00 2020-06-01 2023-05-31
Victoria: the AI Assistant for College Advisors The University of Texas at San Antonio

To support the UTSA/Urban Education Institute team’s expertise in qualitative research and in improvement science, as well as their access to school, district, and education-focused community organization leaders in the San Antonio area to assist with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's AI college advising communication tool, “ADVi.”

$262,131.00 0202-06-01 2023-05-31
Promise Champions Initiative Big Thought

To support Big Thought in their role of lead convener for the mentoring piece of the Dallas Promise Champions program to help bridge students to success while they are enrolled at one of the Promise high schools. The goal is to ensure every high school student in our community has access to the opportunity to persist and complete their post-secondary education.

$50,000.00 2020-05-01 2021-03-31
2020 Support Grantmakers for Education

Grantmakers for Education exists to improve outcomes for all learners by serving as a trusted partner for all education philanthropists as they adapt to the changes impacting our world. Tis grant supports the foundation's 2020 membership.

$3,700.00 2020-05-01 2021-04-30
Texas Emergency Aid Grant Program Texas Higher Education Foundation

To support colleges and universities in either providing emergency financial aid to help students address basic needs created by unexpected college closures and other COVID-19 pandemic related disruptions, including housing, health care, technology needs, and childcare needs, or support institutions in creating or improving the necessary infrastructure and capacity to optimize emergency aid funds.

$700,000.00 2020-05-01 2021-07-31
Establishing an Emergency Fund in Response to COVID-19 at the Blinn College Foundation Blinn College Foundation, Inc.

With 100% of Blinn College’s classes having transitioned to an online learning environment in response to COVID-19, students now require the use of technology and access to the internet to complete their coursework. And with so many out of work in the service and hospitality industry, which are prime student jobs, a great deal of income has been lost by students that may have been used for internet, utilities, food, housing, books, and classroom resources. This grant is to ensure that these challenges do not interrupt hard working students seeking a higher education.

$15,000.00 2020-04-23 2020-12-31
Rural Learning Track at 2020 National Conference NATIONAL COLLEGE ACCESS NETWORK INC

To support the rural learning track at the 2020 National College Access Network national conference.  This learning track includes a set number of sessions focused on rural issues and increased focus on this area.

$30,000.00 2020-03-01 12020-10-30
Listen to Me: I Have Something Important to Say The University of Texas at Austin

To support a research project that will conduct longitudinal focus groups -- to hear from students about why they leave college and explore points of leverage that might change these outcomes.

$204,170.00 2020-01-01 2022-08-31
2020 Membership Support Council on Foundations, Inc.

To support Greater Texas Foundation's 2020 membership in the Council of Foundations.

$13,500.00 2020-01-01 2020-12-31