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2020 Grant Recipients

  • After-School All-Stars' mission is to provide comprehensive after-school programs to keep children safe and help them succeed in school and life. ASA$ North Texas is currently providing over 900 at-risk students in Dallas with supportive and positive mentors, healthy living and STEAM-based enrichment clubs, high school and college readiness, career exposure, and guidance on giving back to their community.
  • The American Heart Association is committed to fighting heart disease and stroke and raising awareness of these diseases. As part of our mission, we focus on specific causes designed to help people achieve a heart-healthy lifestyle.
  • BE A Resource for CPS Kids is a small (but mighty!) nonprofit organization that provides hope and help to abused and neglected children throughout Houston and the Greater Houston Area. BEAR supports these children through four core programs: BEAR Necessities, BEARing Gifts, BEAR Back to School, and The Heart Gallery. BEAR's goal is to provide tangible resources and effective programs that positively benefit thousands of deserving children in the Houston community.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission is to build and support one-to-one relationships to ignite the biggest possible futures for youth. BBB$ has been serving the Greater Dallas community for 93 years and invite you to learn how you can become a "Big" and positively impact a child's life.
  • Brain Treatment Foundation serves American combat veterans whose lives have been severely impacted by a Traumatic Brain Injury. The mission is to improve quality of life by providing multi-faceted programs that promote healing for the veteran, ultimately creating a positive impact that reaches beyond each individual to their family and surrounding community.
  • Catch Up & Read provides both teacher training for campus teachers and after-school tutoring for the lowest performing students. What distinguishes Catch Up & Read from other intervention programs is the integral role of the campus teachers. These teachers receive extensive literacy training which transforms instruction for classrooms of kids for years to come. 90% of Catch Up & Read students make gains and 60% reach proficient and advanced reading levels.
  • ChildCareGroup champions a strong Two-Generation system that teaches children and parents, trains early childhood professionals and assists families. This Two-Generation approach links their nationally accredited Early Education program for children living in poverty with support services for parents who strive for greater well-being and self-sufficiency. When families thrive, communities succeed. ChildCareGroup is truly transforming families and communities.
  • Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization providing hope to children and families victimized by child abuse. Their proven approach brings experts together under one roof to ensure safety and justice for children. CACCC is the only agency in our community offering services critical to healing, free for life.
  • Children's Health is the largest provider of pediatric health care in North Texas and the region's only academically affiliated healthcare organization dedicated exclusively to the comprehensive care of children in over 50 specialties. Their system includes two full-service hospitals; multiple specialty centers; rehabilitation facilities, including the Our Children's House inpatient hospital; and award-winning telemedicine programs. Each year, more families rely on Children's, and they now serve approximately 300,000 children through nearly 1,000,000 encounters.
  • Clayton Dabney for Kids with Cancer provides needy families, with children in the last stages of terminal cancer, assistance in creating everlasting memories by providing last wishes, gifts, special events, family travel and financial assistance with household expenses. Their assistance is arranged through the parents and is anonymous to the child.
  • Coaches & Friends For The Military was founded in 2013 to get college and professional coaches and executives involved in recognizing and showing appreciation to current and former members of the U.S. Military. Since its inception C&FFTM has sponsored over 3,000 military members and 500 first responders that were given over 28,000 autographed and apparel items at the C&FFTM annual golf tournaments. C&FFTM has given over 8,000 apparel items to over 3,300 patients at the VA Hospital of North Texas at Christmas time. They have also given over 14,000 blankets, sweatshirts, shirts, jackets and other apparel items to over 8,000 homeless veterans in North Texas.
  • The mission statement of Dallas Bethlehem Center is to empower and resource the South Dallas community to improve lives through cradle-to-career education and connected solutions.
  • Jonathan's Place provides a safe place, loving homes and promising futures for abused and neglected children, teens, and young adults here in DFW. They do this through a variety of programs including: Emergency Shelter; Girls Residential Therapeutic Program; Transitional Living Program; Foster Care & Adoption Program; a runaway prevention program known as Safe Place, and their newest program RESET (Restoring and Educating Survivors to Empowerment and Transformation) for child sex trafficking victims. Since opening their doors more than 28 years ago, more than 6,000 children have found shelter, safety, and refuge at Jonathan's Place.
  • Make-A-Wish North Texas grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses across 161 counties in Texas. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight their illness. It is because of generous donors, dedicated volunteers and valuable partners in the medical community that each wish becomes a reality.
  • At ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship, children and adults with disabilities move beyond their boundaries through the healing power of the horse and the dedication of a professional and caring community. Founded in 2007 by community leaders Bill and Priscilla Darling and their daughter, Landon Darling Schneider, ManeGait has been serving the North Texas community for over 12 years. ManeGait provides weekly equine therapy programs to 150 children and adults with physical, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral disabilities and also offers a dedicated program serving military veterans and emergency first responders.
  • Momentous Institute, founded by Salesmanship Club of Dallas in 1920, exists to build and repair social emotional health with children, families and communities. Each year, the organization partners with over 5,500 children and family members through innovative education and therapeutic services. The organization also invests in research and training, including the annual Changing the Odds conference, to reach far more children than could ever be seen directly.
  • Mosaic Family Services is a safe haven for survivors of human rights abuses including human trafficking, domestic violence and refugees. Their mission is to support, educate, and empower individuals and families of the multicultural communities we serve. Mosaic provides case management, counseling, legal representation, children's advocacy, 24-hour assistance, emergency safe shelter, transitional housing, and interpretation as well as have a multicultural staff that is fluent in 26 languages that provide culturally competent programs which reach victims who would not be served at traditional shelters, counseling centers, or legal aid organizations.
  • Operation Once in a Lifetime's mission is to make the dreams of U.S. Service Members and their families come true by providing once in a lifetime opportunities for our military and by providing emergency assistance for our U.S Service Members, their families and Veterans regardless of rank, deployment, physical condition or branch or service.
  • For over 30 years, Our Friends Place has created positive influence to ignite generational change, helping girls and young women who experience abuse, neglect, poverty and homelessness to excel, grow, and flourish. Our Friends Place provides two programs: Transitional Living Centers to house young women in need and the SOAR to Success homeless prevention program for at-risk youth in North Texas. With IICF's support in the last year, Our Friends Place was able to house 38 homeless young women ages 18-24 and mentor 575 at-risk youth to prevent homelessness.
  • Founded in 1982, Rainbow Days has a mission to help children and youth in adversity build coping skills and resilience to create positive futures. Through partnerships with 80 local schools and shelters, Rainbow Days provides support groups, summer day camps, positive mentored experiences and tangible items to more than 9,000 at-risk and homeless kids in the Dallas community each year.
  • Read2Win's mission is to provide a 1st grade student with a trained volunteer Adult Reading Coach who will assist them in achieving reading grade level. For more than seven years Read2Win has met the needs of more than 3,000 1st graders across 4 school districts in North Texas. Helping a child learn to read is essential for future educational success which is why Read2Win provides the assistance to help a child learn to read so eventually they can read to learn.
  • SBP is a leading disaster resilience and recovery organization whose mission is to shrink the time between disaster and recovery. With 10 current operating sites across the U.S. and one in The Bahamas, SBP's five interventions - rebuild share prepare, advise and advocate - range from addressing pressing, individual rebuilding needs to systemic advocacy that will change the way disaster-recovery is managed.
  • Spring Branch Education Foundation is committed to supporting our students and educators. They partner with Spring Branch ISD and the community to fund programs that enhance and prepare their students for the future.
  • Texas Lions Camp, Inc (TLC) was chartered more than 70 years ago by the Lions of Texas. Since that time, more than 79,000 children with special medical conditions have been treated to unique experiences and life-long lessons on the 515-acre campus in the beautiful Texas hill Country just outside of Kerrville, Texas. The above benchmarks are significant to provide more than $1,500 children each year, as the expenses associated with these valuable experiences have been paid in full by the Lions of Texas and generous donors such as the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundations and others.
  • The Texas South Plains Honor Flight is a nonprofit organization that honors war veterans with a trip to Washington DC. They are the Lubbock hub for the National Honor Flight Foundation. It is their pleasure and honor to give back to these true heroes with a trip of a lifetime to see the memorials for each war that they fought for our freedom. The trip is provided to the veteran at no cost.
  • Nestled in the heart of West Dallas is Wesley-Rankin Community Center, a 118-year-old organization which provides education and resources to drive community transformation. Their multi-generational approach focuses on providing opportunities for learning, socialization, and personal growth among 450 children, youth, adults and senior citizens.

Southeast Grants



COVID-19 Crisis: IICF Children’s Relief Fund grant presentation to North Texas Food Bank



COVID-19 Crisis: IICF Children’s Relief Fund grant presentation to Kids Meals Houston



COVID-19 Crisis: IICF Children’s Relief Fund grant presentation to Thanksgiving Foundation’s Serving up Gratitude program



COVID-19 Crisis: IICF Children’s Relief Fund grant presentation to the Atlanta Community Food Bank



IICF Southeast Division 2020 Virtual Grants Reception



IICF Southeast Associate Board 2020 Virtual Grants Presentation