2018 Selected Partners

On September 20, 2018, TSAHC’s Board of Directors approved the 2018 Texas Foundations Fund nonprofit partners. Each of the 24 partners was awarded a matching grant of $14,500 in 2018 for a total of $348,000 in award funding.

Below is a full list of the 2018 nonprofit partners.  Click on the + sign next to each partner’s name to learn more about the services they will provide with their matching grant.

  • 6 Stones Mission Network

    6 Stones Mission Network (6 Stones) is a coalition of churches, business and other partners that provide solutions to meet community needs ranging from community revitalization, emergency assistance, and school supply drives to community gardens and food share programs. They are based in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford area in North Texas. 6 Stones will use its matching grant to provide critical home repairs through their Community Powered Revitalization Program which aims to assist 125 households in 2018.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    Counties Served: Tarrant, Johnson
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Austin Habitat for Humanity

    Austin Habitat for Humanity (Austin Habitat) brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.  In its 30 year history, Austin Habitat has repaired 305 homes and built 430 new homes, making it the largest builder of affordable homeownership in Central Texas.  Austin Habitat will use its matching grant to grow its Home Repair Program and plans to provide at least 20 critical home repairs in 2018. All families served with a Texas Foundations Fund matching grant will have a physical or mental disability.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    Counties Served: Bastrop, Blanco, Caldwell, Hays, Travis
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Avenue Community Development Corporation

    The mission of Avenue Community Development Corporation (Avenue CDC) is to build affordable homes and strengthen communities. Avenue CDC develops safe, quality housing accessible to low- and moderate-income families and launched its home repair program “Rebuilding Northside Together” in 2014 to help very low-income homeowners in the Northside neighborhood of Houston rehabilitate their homes. Avenue CDC will utilize its matching grant to provide critical repairs to homeowners with disabilities.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    County Served: Harris
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Bethany House Laredo

    Bethany House Laredo has a thirty-five year history of providing essential basic human needs to impoverished individuals and families in Laredo through its original mission, "To feed the hungry and shelter the homeless." Bethany House Laredo operates two transitional housing facilities: Lamar Bruni Vergara Community Shelter and Barbara A. Kazen Center for Hope which combined provide 76 emergency beds and 25 transitional homes. They will use their matching grant for case management services in their Transitional Housing Program.

    Program Type: Supportive Housing Services
    County Served: Webb
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Blackland Community Development Corporation

    The mission of Blackland Community Development Corporation (Blackland CDC) is to foster a safe, inclusive community that strives for social equality by facilitating projects and activities that bring neighbors together, by preserving and enhancing the stock of affordable housing in the neighborhood, and by providing supportive programs for members of the Blackland community to enhance their health, wellness, and financial stability. A matching grant from the Texas Foundations Fund will support Blackland CDC’s supportive housing program called Blackland Wellness Project which provides mental health counseling and employment opportunities to residents with disabilities.

    Program Type: Supportive Housing Services
    County Served: Travis
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Buckner Children and Family Services, Inc.

    Buckner Children and Family Services, Inc. (a subsidiary of Buckner International) was originally founded in Dallas in 1879 as an orphanage.  Today it is a highly diversified agency providing social service programs and ministries to disadvantaged and displaced children and families. Buckner has successfully operated the Lufkin Family Pathways program since 1997.  It is the oldest of eight supportive housing programs currently operated by Buckner in Texas. Buckner will use its matching grant to support the Lufkin Family Pathways program’s case management and other supportive services that help single parent families maintain housing stability while pursuing their education.

    Program Type: Supportive Housing Services
    County Served: Angelina
    Priority Served: Rural Communities

  • Community Development Corporation Brownsville

    Community Development Corporation Brownville (CDC Brownsville) is a multifaceted affordable housing organization devoted to utilizing collaborative partnerships to create sustainable communities across the Rio Grande Valley through quality education, model financing, efficient home design, and superior construction. Over the past five years, they have delivered 786 affordable homes to their service area, making the organization one of the largest housing producers in the region. CDC Brownsville will provide repairs to 10-15 homes each year for families in Colonias.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    County Served: Cameron, Willacy
    Priority Served: Rural

  • Easterseals Central Texas, Inc.

    Easterseals Central Texas, Inc. has been a leader in providing housing services for people with disabilities and their families for more than 20 years and has offered critical home repairs through the Critical Home Accessibility Modification Program (CHAMP) since 2003. A matching grant from the Texas Foundations Fund will support repairs provided through the CHAMP program to people with disabilities.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    Counties Served: Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, Williamson
    Priorities Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity

    Seeking to put God’s love into action, Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity (FBHFH) brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Their goal is to eliminate poverty housing, substandard housing and homelessness through their home build and home repair programs. Launched in 2016, FBHBH’s Critical Home Repair program has provided critical home repairs to 30 families and disaster repairs to an additional 10. The matching grant will be used towards repairs on an additional 30 homes.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    Counties Served: Fort Bend
    Priorities Served: Rural

  • Foundation Communities

    Foundation Communities was founded in 1990 to work toward housing low-income families and ending homelessness in our communities. The organization offers two supportive housing programs, Permanent Supportive Housing and Children’s HOME Initiative, each providing case management and other services to help residents overcome homelessness and maintain housing stability.  A matching grant from the Texas Foundations Fund will be used specifically to serve residents with mental and physical disabilities.

    Program Type: Supportive Housing Services
    Counties Served: Travis
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Galilee Community Development Corporation

    Galilee Community Development Corporation (Galilee CDC) is a non-profit dedicated to helping low-income members in the San Angelo area find and maintain decent and affordable housing. It has operated its Helping Hands program since 2012 and provides critical home repairs, including accessibility modifications and roof repairs, to 40 households each year. Galilee CDC will direct its matching grant specifically to serving homeowners with disabilities.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    County Served: Tom Green
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Habitat for Humanity Collin County

    Habitat for Humanity of Collin County is part of a global, non-profit housing organization operated on Christian principles working to build strength, stability and self-reliance for families through shelter. They fulfill their mission by constructing 10-12 new homes annually for working families and repairing approximately 30 homes annually for low-income families. They will use the matching grant towards repairs for 40 homes in rural areas over the next two years.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    County Served: Collin
    Priorities Served: Rural Communities

  • Habitat for Humanity Smith County

    Habitat for Humanity Smith County (HFHSC) believes every family deserves the opportunity to live in a safe and healthy environment.  HFHSC started its critical home repair & modification division, ReHabitat, in 2009 and each year, between 100 and 130 homes are repaired through the program. A matching grant from the Texas Foundations Fund will fund critical repairs specifically for homeowners with a disability.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    County Served: Smith
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Habitat for Humanity Williamson County

    The mission of Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County (HFHWC) is to bring communities and people together to create and sustain homeownership opportunities in Williamson County. HFHWC's home repair program provides interior and exterior home repairs for homeowners who earn less than 50% of the median income. A matching grant from the Texas Foundations Fund will enable HFHWC to provide critical repairs specifically for homeowners in rural areas of Williamson County.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    County Served: Williamson
    Priority Served: Rural Communities

  • Meals on Wheels and More dba Meals on Wheels Central Texas

    Meals on Wheels Central Texas (MOWCTX) seeks to nourish and enrich the lives of the homebound and other people in need through programs that promote dignity and independent living. The organization runs 12 programs and counts on 8,000 volunteers to provide a range of services to low-income households. MOWCTX established their home repair program and since then, they have completed 893 homes across 12 counties. They will apply the matching grant towards work on 11 homes in rural areas currently awaiting repairs. 

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    Counties Served: Aransas, Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lampasas, Lee, Llano, San Saba, Travis, Victoria, Williamson
    Priority Served: Rural Commmunities

  • Motivation, Education and Training, Inc.

    Motivation, Education and Training, Inc. (MET) was founded for the purpose of providing academic and vocational training to migrant and seasonal farmworkers to help further their economic sufficiency. A matching grant from the Texas Foundations Fund will support MET’s Farmworker Housing Rehabilitation Program, enabling MET to serve homeowners in rural communities throughout south Texas.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    Counties Served: Cameron, Hidalgo, Maverick, Zavala
    Priority Served: Rural Communities

  • New Hope Housing, Inc.

    New Hope Housing’s core purpose is to provide life-stabilizing, affordable, permanent housing with support services for people who live on limited incomes. New Hope formally instituted its Resident Services Program (RSP) in 2000 to provide case management, information and referral services, direct assistance with basic necessities, and educational and recreational opportunities for spiritual and social well-being. New Hope Housing will target its matching grant specifically to residents with a disability, helping them become self-sufficient, maintain healthy lifestyles and engage with their neighbors.

    Program Type: Supportive Housing Services
    County Served: Harris
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Opportunity Center for the Homeless

    The Opportunity Center for the Homeless (The Center) exists for all homeless without distinction of race, ethnic origin, language spoken, or, religious beliefs, and regardless of mental, drug and alcohol problems. The Center will utilize its matching grant to fund supportive services, including intensive case management, provided at its Magoffin Avenue SRO (Single-Room Occupancy) permanent housing facility.  All services funded by the matching grant will be targeted specifically to residents with a disability.

    Program Type: Supportive Housing Services
    County Served: El Paso
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Tarrant County Samaritan Housing, Inc.

    Tarrant County Samaritan Housing, Inc. (Samaritan House) was established in 1991 to provide housing and end-of-life care to persons living with HIV/AIDS. As medical interventions improved and life expediencies grew, the agency realigned the mission to help residents maintain housing stability, establish goals, improve life skills, and work toward self-sufficiency. Samaritan House will utilize its matching grant from the Texas Foundations Fund to continue to provide supportive services, such as medical case management, substance abuse counseling, life skills and enrichment services to residents with a disability.

    Program Type: Supportive Housing Services
    County Served: Tarrant
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • The Women’s Home

    The Women’s Home was created in 1957 with the mission to help women in crisis regain their self-esteem and dignity, empowering them to return to society as productive, self-sufficient individuals. A matching grant from the Texas Foundations Fund will help fund supportive services for residents with disabilities at the organization’s Jane Cizik Garden Place permanent supportive housing facility.

    Program Type: Supportive Housing Services
    Counties Served: Harris
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Tierra del Sol

    Tierra del Sol Housing Corporation (Tierra Del Sol) is a regional housing and community development corporation whose purpose is to improve the quality of life and economic conditions of low-income persons residing in distressed and underserved communities by providing affordable housing and community development through construction activities, lending, training and employment opportunities. Tierra del Sol’s Housing Rehabilitation program started in the mid-1980’s serving residents living in Colonia areas with substantial rehab, mobile home replacement, home repairs and/or reconstruction. To date, 175 homes have been repaired through the program. The matching grant will be used to fund repairs on five homes in rural El Paso County.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    County Served: El Paso
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability and Rural

  • Trinity Habitat for Humanity

    Trinity Habitat for Humanity (Trinity Habitat) builds strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. Programs include building new homes, externally repairing existing homes and offering homeownership education classes and counseling services in partnership with qualified low-income families, sponsors and community volunteers. Trinity Habitat will target its matching grant specifically to serve homeowners with disabilities through its Preserve a Home Program, which provides external home repairs ranging from minor siding repairs to full roof replacements and accessibility modifications.

    Program Type: Critical Repair
    County Served: Tarrant
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • VinCare Services of Austin Foundation dba Saint Louise House

    Saint Louise House was founded in 2000 with the mission to empower women with children to overcome homelessness in Central Texas. Since opening its doors in 2001 to five families in rented apartments, Saint Louise House has expanded to serve 38 families at a time in two agency-owned apartment complexes in South Austin. A matching grant from the Texas Foundations Fund will support regular case management, counseling, employment services, life skills workshops and other services for residents with disabilities.

    Program Type: Supportive Housing Services
    Counties Served: Bastrop, Hays, Travis, Williamson
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability

  • Youth and Family Alliance dba LifeWorks

    LifeWorks has been providing services to runaway, homeless and street youth for more than 40 years. In January 2014 LifeWorks established its Permanent Supportive Housing program, which provides housing and support to chronically homeless youth with disabilities, many of whom have aged out of foster care. A matching grant from the Texas Foundations Fund will help LifeWorks provide case management and other supportive services to its residents to help them build successful lives.

    Program Type: Supportive Housing Services
    County Served: Travis
    Priority Served: Persons with a Disability