July 20, 2022

2022 generational learning grant recipients and upcoming workforce development grant cycle

RFP generational learning

To support Texas communities, businesses and working families, Texas Mutual has awarded $3.2 million in grants to 48 organizations through its Request for Proposal (RFP) initiative focused on generational learning. Nonprofits were invited to apply between April 18 and May 27, and after an extensive review process, Texas Mutual selected 48 organizations across the state for their efforts in:

  • Improving the health and wellness of Texas workers and their families by providing access to quality care and health education
  • Strengthening the early childhood education system by ensuring child care providers have the resources needed to deliver access to affordable, quality education for Texas families
  • Providing holistic wraparound support for clients in addition to case management to ensure families have the resources they need to seize opportunities

See the full list of recipients below:

Central Texas

  • African American Men's Health Clinic (Austin)
  • Austin Public Education Foundation
  • Austin Voices for Education and Youth
  • AVANCE - Austin
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas
  • Foundation Communities (Austin)
  • Lone Star Circle of Care (Georgetown)
  • Unbound Global (Waco)

East Texas

  • The Salvation Army of Nacogdoches
  • United Way of Smith County

North Texas

  • Alliance For Children Inc. (Fort Worth)
  • AVANCE-Dallas Inc.
  • Buckner Children and Family Services (Dallas)
  • Catholic Charities, Diocese of Fort Worth Inc.
  • Child and Family Guidance Center of Texoma
  • Child Care Associates (Fort Worth)
  • Easterseals North Texas
  • Family Pathfinders of Tarrant County
  • Family Place Inc. (Dallas)
  • Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas Inc.
  • North Texas Public Broadcasting Inc. KERA
  • Readers 2 Leaders (Dallas)

South Texas

  • AVANCE Inc. (San Antonio)
  • Communities In Schools of Cameron County
  • I Care San Antonio
  • LiftFund Inc. (San Antonio)
  • Loaves & Fishes of the Rio Grande Valley Inc.
  • Mission of Mercy Inc. (Corpus Christi)
  • St. Joseph Academy (Brownsville)
  • Su Casa de Esperanza Inc. (Pharr)
  • United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County

Southeast Texas

  • Attack Poverty (Stafford)
  • Bay Area Turning Point Inc. (Webster)
  • Chinese Community Center Inc. (Houston)
  • Communities In Schools of Houston Inc.
  • Interfaith Caring Ministries (League City)
  • Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston
  • Making It Better (Houston)
  • Santa Maria Hostel Inc. (Houston)
  • The Sanctuary Foster Care Services, TSFCS (Houston)
  • United Way of Greater Houston
  • United Way of the Brazos Valley Inc.

West Texas

  • Communities In Schools of the South Plains
  • El Paso Community Foundation
  • Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for Texas (Permian Basin)
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Amarillo
  • United Way Odessa
  • United Way of El Paso County

To review grant applications, Texas Mutual trained over 50 employee volunteers to review applications based on several criteria, including evaluating each of the organizations for their work in the generational learning space and alignment with our commitment to build a stronger, safer Texas. Throughout our review, our community affairs team worked to ensure that our funding was distributed throughout the state and supported underserved communities.

Workforce development and safety training grants

Through our second RFP initiative this year, Texas Mutual will distribute an additional $3 million to Texas nonprofit organizations. Applications will open at 8 a.m. CDT on Monday, August 15, and will close at 11:59 p.m. CDT on Friday, September 23.

For this grant cycle, we’re looking for organizations focused on:

  • Training the current and future skilled workforce in safe work practices, especially in industries or occupations at higher risk for workplace accidents
  • Creating strong pathways for in-demand, middle-skill jobs
  • Upskilling and reskilling adult learners using earn-and-learn initiatives

Learn more about these RFP initiatives at texasmutual.com/communityfunding.

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