Foundation Blog

The Community Foundation of Abilene awarded more than $367,000 to nonprofits serving Abilene during our 2022 spring discretionary grant cycle. Grants from our discretionary grant cycles come from revenue from Unrestricted endowment funds and from Donor-Advised fundholders.

Here are the spring 2022 grantees:

Abilene Arts Alliance - 2022 Children's Art & Literacy Festival

Abilene Home Away From Home – Program Support and Marketing

Abilene Library Consortium - Digitization of Local History in the Abilene Reporter-News

Abilene Philharmonic Association - Growth of the Abilene Youth Orchestra

Abilene Zoological Society - Enclosure Updates for West Texas Native Species

All for One Missions International - Food Pantry Support

Big Country Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. - Change a Child's Story Program Support

Big Country Wildlife Rehabilitation Center - Opossum and Raccoon Enclosures

Christian Service Center in partnership with the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District - Indigent Dental Program

Cancer Services Network - Financial Assistance for Cancer Patients

Children's Performing Arts Series - Children's Performing Arts Productions 2022

Chorus Abilene, Inc. - Website Hosting/Maintenance and Streaming Support

City of Abilene, Community Services - City of Abilene Recreation Division Camp Scholarships

Food Bank of West Central Texas - Cardboard Waste Management System

Global Samaritan Resources - Providing Resources to Taylor County Nonprofits

Harmony Family Services - Emergency Shelter Support for Youth

Hendrick Medical Center Foundation - Mother/Baby Ultrasound for High Risk Pregnancies

Leukemia Texas - Patient Aid Program

Ministry of Counseling & Enrichment - Samaritan Fund for Counseling Support

Safe Families for Children Abilene Chapter - Operational Support

Sistas (Sisters) On the Mark – Women’s Empowerment Conference

St. Mark’s Baby Room – Necessities for Babies and Children

Swenson House - Swenson Interior Restoration

Taylor Jones Humane Society – Care for Dogs and Cats

The Palm House - Palm House Renovation Project

The Salvation Army of Abilene - Renovation of Administrative Building

West Texas Veteran Support Services - Support for Home Repair Services