$1,143,263 awarded to Smith County nonprofits
 ~ 29 impact grants in our first nine years

Since 2009, The Women’s Fund of Smith County has awarded over one million dollars in grants to 29 different initiatives in Smith County. These programs have given their participants the tools and support they need to achieve their goals.

Giving Impact Grants implies giving a larger amount of money. It also implies smart giving – being as informed as we can on the needs of our community and insuring that our gifts are used as effectively as possible.

In addition to the current grants, successful initiatives funded in the past include:

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

Special Small Grant - CASA for Kids of East Texas

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

Area of Focus - Education & Health Issues

Alzheimer’s Alliance - $40,000

Physician Outreach Program

Azleway - $24,816

Life Skills Training for Foster Boys

East Texas Food Bank - $30,000

Orr Elementary BackPack 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