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. 

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Project title Organization Description Strategic Goal Grant Amount Start Date End Date
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. Rural Collaborations $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.” Transfer, Transition, and Advising $262,131.00 2020-06-01 2023-05-31
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. Math for Success $10,000.00 2021-03-01 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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $664,541.38 2020-11-02 2022-12-31
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. Student Supports $200,000.00 2021-02-01 2022-04-30
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $250,000.00 2020-10-02 2023-08-31
TSTC Performance-Based Education Conversion The TSTC Foundation To support TSTC to accelerate the conversion of its technical programs to performance-based education. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $715,743.00 2020-09-02 2023-08-31
Training Math Teachers to Pursue Equity Teach for America, Inc. To 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. Math for Success $400,000.00 2021-10-01 2023-05-01
The Texas College Access Network Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. To 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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $1,278,300.00 2021-11-01 2024-10-30
The Diana Natalicio Institute for Hispanic-Student Success The University of Texas at El Paso To support an initiative that builds upon The University of Texas at El Paso's already established reputation and will be a national model for Hispanic student success by providing student supports and interventions that will remove systemic barriers to their success. Student Financial Aid $75,000.00 2021-12-01 2022-02-28
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $300,000.00 2020-08-01 2023-07-31
The Aspen Opportunity Youth Forum and Texas OY Network Innovation Fund The Aspen Institute, Inc. To support the launch of the Aspen Opportunity Youth Forum (OYF) and Texas Opportunity Youth Network (TOYN) Innovation Fund designed to increase community and program expertise and capacity to leverage state policy and public/private funding partnerships to build sustainable and scalable opportunity youth pathways statewide. Innovation $1,000,085.00 2022-02-01 2024-12-31
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. Other $10,000.00 2021-09-01 2021-12-31
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $409,000.00 2021-01-01 2022-06-30
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. Student Financial Aid $700,000.00 2020-05-01 2021-07-31
Teach to One and Math Innovation in Texas New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc. To 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. Math for Success $240,000.00 2021-10-01 2023-09-30
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. Student Supports $691,158.00 2021-08-01 2023-07-31
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 continues to be a prominent leader focused on rural student success and helps to ensure conference participants from rural areas have content tailored to their needs. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $30,000.00 2021-04-01 2021-11-30
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. Other $30,000.00 2020-03-01 2020-10-30
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. Rural Collaborations $3,047,675.00 2021-06-01 2024-06-01
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. Student Supports $80,000.00 2020-10-01 2022-09-30
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. Rural Collaborations $786,360.72 2020-09-01 2023-08-31
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. Rural Collaborations $620,107.48 2020-09-30 2022-09-30
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $277,722.32 2021-02-01 2023-12-31
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. Math for Success $909,195.00 2020-06-01 2023-07-31
Part-time College Students in Texas: Characterizing Enrollment Patterns, Understanding the Issues they Face, and Identifying Promising Approaches to Promote Their Success The University of Texas at Dallas To support an interdisciplinary and mixed-methods study that will accurately characterize the enrollment patterns of part-time students and deepen our understanding of the milieu in which they are immersed to support the design of policies that meet part-time students where they are and increase their chances of obtaining academic success. Student Supports $299,274.00 2021-12-01 2023-11-30
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. Student Supports $150,000.00 2020-10-01 2021-03-31
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. Student Supports $179,167.00 2020-08-01 2021-12-31
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising 2020-01-01 2022-08-31
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. Student Supports $5,000.00 2021-01-01 2022-12-31
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. Student Supports $199,132.00 2020-12-01 2023-06-30
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. Student Supports $315,837.00 2021-06-01 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. Student Supports $74,740.44 2020-09-01 2022-08-31
Higher Education Issue – Fostering Families Today Fostering Media Connections To support a special issue of Fostering Families Today focused on higher education. The issue will include information for foster families and youth on financial aid, on-campus foster youth programs available to them, among other important topics. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $2,500.00 2022-02-01 2022-07-31
Higher Education Event Series on the Impacts on COVID-19 in Texas Texas Tribune, Inc. To support the presentation of four events in different regions of the state to raise awareness of higher education issues in Texas, particularly those heightened by the coronavirus pandemic. Student Supports $100,000.00 2022-02-01 2023-01-31
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $80,592.00 2021-09-01 2022-08-31
Harnessing Course Sharing to Support Texas Pathways at Scale Austin Community College District To 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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $645,405.00 2021-10-01 2023-12-31
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $540,000.00 2021-08-01 2024-07-31
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. Other 2020-10-01 2021-09-30
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $275,000.00 2021-06-21 2022-06-20
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. Student Supports $300,000.00 2020-08-01 2022-07-31
Expanding PelotonU to Post-Traditional Texans Everywhere PelotonU To enable PelotonU to build partnerships across the state, through which PelotonU will expand its virtual, on-demand, college completion coaching to post-traditional Texans anywhere. Through referral partnerships in key, underserved regions of the state, PelotonU will recruit students for its program while also learning from partners about how best to contextualize our core model to the needs of their community. As a result, degree earners will be able to remain in their community while thriving in a flexible, personalized, student-centered learning culture, paving the way for statewide systems-change within higher education. Student Supports $165,561.00 2022-02-01 2023-01-31
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. Student Supports $300,000.00 2020-10-01 2022-07-31
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $548,106.50 2021-06-01 2022-05-31
Enriching the Support Model behind Postsecondary Data Partnership in Texas National Student Clearinghouse Research Center To support the adoption and scale necessary for the Postsecondary Data Partnership platform for two and four-year institutions in Texas to help them with their student success, enrollment patterns, transfer populations, and other necessary interventions. Student Supports $428,794.00 2021-10-01 2022-09-30
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. Student Supports $251,138.73 2021-01-01 2023-12-31
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. Student Supports $399,999.90 2020-08-01 2023-07-31
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. Student Financial Aid $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. Student Financial Aid $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. Student Financial Aid $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. Student Financial Aid $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. Student Financial Aid $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. Student Financial Aid $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. Student Financial Aid $122,500.00 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. Student Financial Aid $122,500.00 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. Student Financial Aid $122,500.00 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $6,534.00 2020-12-01 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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $200,000.00 2021-09-01 2024-12-31
Dr. Diana Natalicio Endowment El Paso Community College Foundation To support the Dr. Diana Natalicio Endowment in honor of her vision for higher education for all. Student Financial Aid $25,000.00 2021-12-01 2022-02-28
Denise M. Trauth Endowed Scholarship Texas State University Development Foundation To support the Denise M. Trauth Endowed Scholarship honoring President Trauth’s dedication to the support and success of Texas State students for over twenty years. Student Financial Aid $100,000.00 2022-02-01 2022-12-31
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $130,000.00 2021-08-01 2023-07-01
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. Student Supports $249,084.72 2021-09-01 2024-08-31
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $783,524.00 2020-10-01 2022-12-31
Creating a Data Ecosystem for Student Success from High School to Postsecondary Amarillo Junior College District 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. Rural Collaborations $181,695.00 2021-02-01 2023-09-30
Collegiate Edu-Nation’s Rural Post-Secondary Acceleration and Scaling Project Collegiate Edu-Nation To 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. Rural Collaborations $1,203,182.00 2021-10-01 2024-08-30
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. Rural Collaborations $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. Rural Collaborations $250,000.00 2021-07-01 2022-06-30
Caring Campus Texas Institute for Evidence-Based Change To support the implementation of Caring Campus at community colleges in Texas. Caring Campus increases students’ sense of connectedness and a sense of belonging to the college, which research has shown increases retention, persistence, and completion. Student Supports $597,754.00 2022-01-01 2023-12-29
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. Innovation $309,126.17 2021-08-01 2023-08-01
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $450,000.00 2020-06-01 2023-06-30
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. Rural Collaborations $729,156.35 2020-10-01 2023-12-30
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $410,000.00 2021-07-01 2022-06-30
Back on Track in Texas Community of Practice and Policy Research Jobs for the Future, Inc. To support the creation of a Community of Practice for Texas reengagement schools and programs to learn about the Back on Track model, and for schools and programs already implementing Back on Track to strengthen and further build out their practices.  Funding will also support the analysis of use of available funding streams to support Back on Track pathways in three regions of the state, and development of two ideal funding models: one for High School Equivalency programs and one for diploma-granting alternative schools. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $257,931.00 2022-02-01 2023-01-31
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $450,000.00 2021-04-01 2024-03-31
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. Rural Collaborations $842,780.00 2021-08-01 2024-07-31
Addressing Misalignment at Critical Transition Points in Texas Education The University of Texas at Austin To support the Dana Center’s efforts to increase the number of Black and Latinx students and students from low-income families who have the mathematics preparation necessary to successfully transition from high school into postsecondary programs that lead to high-wage, high-demand jobs in the Texas economy. Math for Success $487,068.00 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
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. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $349,979.00 2021-01-01 2022-08-01
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. Student Supports $289,741.91 2021-07-01 2024-07-01
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. Student Supports $5,000.00 2021-08-01 2021-10-31
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. Other 2021-04-01 2022-03-31
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 provide participants with practical steps in strengthening their strategies around college access and careers given each school district's context. Transfer, Transition, and Advising $5,000.00 2021-01-01 2021-03-31
2021 Membership Council on Foundations, Inc. To support the foundation's membership to Council on Foundations. Other 2021-01-01 2021-12-31
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. Other 2021-01-01 2021-12-31
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. Rural Collaborations $30,000.00 2021-10-01 2021-12-31
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. Other 2020-05-01 2021-04-30
2020 Membership Support Council on Foundations, Inc. To support Greater Texas Foundation's 2020 membership in the Council on Foundations. Other $13.00 2020-01-01 2020-10-28
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. Rural Collaborations $25,000.00 2020-10-05 2020-10-28