OUR IMPACT

Smith county nonprofits impacted

Cumulative Grants Awarded

COUNTLESS

LIVES TRANSFORMED

Since 2009, The Women’s Fund of Smith County has awarded over $2.5 million in grants to 29 different nonprofit agencies, transforming the lives of women and children in our community. These grants have launched new and innovative programs, as well as expanded existing projects with far-reaching impact – not results for one year, but for many years to come.

FUNDING HISTORY:

We are honored as a giving circle to have awarded the following grants to Smith County nonprofits:

2022 GRANTS

CASA for Kids of East Texas – $50,000
Teen Foster Youth Program

$62,000Mentoring Alliance – $50,000
Social Emotional Learning Integration

Next Step Community Solutions – $97,500
Suicide Prevention and Resilience Expansion

2021 GRANTS

Bethesda Health Clinic – $68,980
Core/General Operations

Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County – $62,000
Core/General Operations

Christian Women’s Job Corps – $45,000
Core/General Operations

Literacy Council of Tyler – $50,000
Core/General Operations

PATH – $60,000
Core/General Operations

St. Paul’s Children’s Foundation – $45,000
Core/General Operations

2020 GRANTS

Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County – $72,664
Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health (REACH) II Program

East Texas Veteran’s Community Council – $100,000
CampV Women’s Center

Meals on Wheels Ministry – $36,000
Together We Can Deliver

The First Tee of Greater Tyler- $31,519
Learning Pavilion at Woldert Park

Tyler ISD Foundation- $60,758
Caldwell Ceramics Lab

2019 GRANTS

Discovery Science Place – $35,000
Mobile Planetarium Program

East Texas Crisis Center – $46,750
Counseling Intervention Program

Next Step Community Solutions – $97,323
Suicide Prevention and Counseling Program

PATH – $50,000
Transitional Housing Program Expansion

2018 GRANTS

Christian Women’s Job Corps – $64,582
Renovation and Expansion of Services at New Location

East Texas Symphony Orchestra – $33,875
Expansion of Carnegie Hall Link Up Music Education Program

Habitat for Humanity of Smith County – $100,000
Women’s Health and Safety Initiative

The Mentoring Alliance – $100,000
Pilot Program at Boulter Middle School

2017 Grants

Area of Focus – Open Focus in All Four Areas

Bethesda Health Clinic – $50,000
Women’s Health Initiative

Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County – $66,000
SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Exam) Expansion

Meals on Wheels Ministry – $34,128
Sunrise Senior Servings

Young Audiences of Northeast Texas – $35,000
Arts in Education Program Expansion

Community Impact Funding – Azleway – $1,500
Computers for Employment Research

2016 Grants

Area of Focus – Open Focus in All Four Areas

Camp Tyler Outdoor School – $51,670
Camp Tyler Unleashed

Goodwill Industries of East Texas – $35,000
A Second Chance for Her

Next Step Community Solutions – $39,735
Youth Mental Health Counseling and First Aid

2015 Grants

Area of Focus – Open Focus in All Four Areas

Habitat for Humanity of Smith County – $100,000
Rural Rehabitat

PATH – $44, 100
Eating Healthy Food to Grow Healthy Bodies

Community Impact Funding – CASA for Kids of East Texas – $2,000
Experience Fund

2014 Grants

Area of Focus – Open Focus in All Four Areas

East Texas Crisis Center – $33,392
Job Preparation Project

North Tyler Day Nursery – $30,000
Eating Healthy Food to Grow Healthy Bodies

Smith County Champions for Children – $33,720
Women in the Workforce/Early Childhood Employment Program

St. Paul Children’s Foundation – $45,808
Trauma Counseling & Assessment Center

2013 Grants

Area of Focus – Education & Human Services

Children’s Advocacy Center – $44,712
Expansion of the Evidence-Based Mental Health Therapy Program

Christian Women’s Job Corp – $35,818
Expansion of Computer Education Program

Literacy Council of Tyler – $30,000
Career Pathways Program for Women in the Dual Enrollment Program

Young Audiences of Northeast Texas – $30,000
Expansion of Dance for Life Program for Middle School Girls

2012 Grants

Area of Focus – Education & Human Services

The Children’s Advocacy Center – $32,608
Forensic Interview Room & Equipment Update

The Salvation Army – $39,535
Youth Outreach Program

Tyler Day Nursery – $32,535
Infant & Pre-K Classroom Expansion

2011 GRANTS

Bethesda Health Clinic – $35,105
Healthy Living Initiative to Fight Obesity

CASA for Kids of East Texas – $32,250
Development of Web-based Volunteer training

Parent’s Anonymous – $34,000
The Teen Mother Program

2010 Grants

Area of Focus – Health Issues & Human Services

Bethesda Health Clinic – $35,105
Healthy Living Initiative to Fight Obesity

CASA for Kids of East Texas – $32,250
Development of Web-based Volunteer training

Parent’s Anonymous – $34,000
The Teen Mother Program

2009 Grants

Area of Focus – Education

The Children’s Advocacy Center – $40,000
Child Abuse Prevention Project and Educator Position

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas – $30,000
Moving Up to Sixth Grade Camps

Tyler Independent School District Foundation – $30,000
AVID Pilot Program