2015 Grants

 

 2015 Nueces Electric Charities Grants

Charitable OrganizationAward AmountProgram/Project Description
Amistad Community Center $    3,000.00Funds to support replacement of air conditioning for the center which provides health services to area individuals with low income and uninsured.
CASA of the Coastal Bend $    3,000.00Funds to support training of volunteer advocates for children who are in the foster care system and who support the child's needs, assist in permanent home placement and who report issues to presiding judges in Nueces, Aransas, and San Patricio Counties.
Corpus Christi Chamber of
Commerce Foundation
 $    1,000.00Funds for student and mentor curriculum materials for the 3rd annual Lemonade Day Corpus Christi in which area youth age 5-18 will be taught about entrepreneurship, business advertising, operations, finance and more leading up to them operating a lemonade stand on Lemonade Day, May 9, 2015.
Corpus Christi Education Foundation $    3,000.00Funds to support the development of learning gardens in CCISD elementary schools, with priority to Title 1 schools.
Corpus Christi Metro Ministries $    3,000.00Funds to support the Loaves and Fishes program which provides free meals to the poor, working poor, and homeless in the community.
FOCUS Foundation $    3,000.00Funds to provide transportation for disadvantaged youth to the summer Sports and Wellness Program at TAMU-CC.
South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind $    3,000.00Funds to support the Beyond Vision Program, a training program for area persons and employees with blindness who need support to perform job skills.
United Way of the Coastal Bend $    3,000.00Funds to support the Supply Our Students (SOS) Program which provides schools supplies to financially disadvantaged students.
Coastal Bend Community Foundation $ 10,000.00Matching donor for the Coastal Bend Day of Giving - group matches donations from community members to area charities.
Brush Country CASA $    4,500.00Funds to recruit, train, & support 20 more court appointed special advocates for needy children.
Friends of the Corpus Christi Museum
of Science & History
 $    2,900.00Funding to 2016 summer camps focused on math and science.
Corpus Christi Tennis Association $    1,500.00Funds to promote tennis to Coastal Bend area youth.
Children’s Advocacy Center
of the Coastal Bend
 $    5,000.00Funds for Kids in Court youth program to prepare abused children for a court room appearance.
Coastal Bend Kidney Foundation $    3,000.00Funds for Community Outreach program to support screening for kidney disease, early detection and education.
Driscoll’s Children Hospital Foundation $    4,000.00Funds to support camps for children with serious illness.
Harbor Playhouse $    3,000.00Funds to support the "Young People's Theatre Camp Scholarships" for children in the Pathways Foster Care program and others in need of financial assistance.
Corpus Christi Hope House $    5,500.00Funds to support emergency shelter project for women in need.
Ronald McDonald House
Charities of Corpus Christi
 $    5,000.00Funds to implement an energy action plan already prepared by Snieder Engineering to help reduce operating costs of services to families staying at the house while their children receive medical care in the area.
The Salvation Army $    2,500.00Funds to support shelter and food program for families with incomes less than $15,000 per year.
Wesley Community Center $    3,000.00Funds for childcare services in Robstown and Corpus Christi with developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children of working poor, unemployed, and those attending school.
Youth Odyssey $    3,000.00Sponsorship funds for the 2016 summer leadership program for minority and at-risk youth.
Joe A Gonzalez Education is
Our Freedom Scholarship
 $    3,000.00Support GED scholarship program for students who wish to pursue higher education but did not complete high school.
Halo-Flight $ 24,000.00Monthly Award for General Program Support