Our Opportunity Grants are in the midst of phasing out as a separate program, so there are no upcoming deadlines for applications. If you are interested in applying for a Health Access grant, please visit our Strategic Priorities page to learn more about the areas of funding. Contact the program officer listed for each area to find out whether your organization or program might be eligible for funding.
2017 Opportunity Grant Recipients
We’re excited to announce the 2017 recipients of St. David’s Foundation’s Opportunity Grants, aimed at providing funding for transformative new approaches to addressing health needs across Central Texas. Grants for each of the ten recipients range from about $80,000 to $100,000 for two years of funding. Total funds provided for 2017 Opportunity Grants add up to almost one million dollars.
|Organization||Project Description||Grant Amount|
|Bookspring||Pediatric Literacy Kits||$100,000|
|Cardea||Increasing Community Health Worker (CHW) Impact on Women's Health in Rural Communities of Central Texas||$100,000|
|Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, UT Austin||Promoting positive parent feeding practices and healthy eating in young children: The unique role of grandparents||$99,637|
|Forklift Danceworks||My Park, My Pool, My City||$100,000|
|Open Door Preschool||Children With Special Needs: A Teamwork Approach||$100,000|
|Seedling Foundation||The Impact of Trained Volunteer Mentors on Building Resilience in Children with Parents Who Are Incarcerated||$82,900|
|The Arc of Capital Area||Inclusive Health: Closing the Health Promotion Gap for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities||$100,000|
|UT Austin, Child and Family Research Institute||Strategic Plan for Positive Sexual Health for Youth in Out-of-Home Settings||$100,000|
|Women's Health and Family Planning Association of Texas||Provider Toolkit for Client-centered Contraceptive Counseling in Central Texas||$100,000|
|Wonders & Worries||Next Generation Programming||$100,000|