CFWT announces nearly $700,000 in 1st Quarter Grants

April 5, 2016

Today the Community Foundation of West Texas announced nearly $700,000 in grants for the first quarter of 2016. At a press conference at the Museum of Texas Tech, the Foundation announced grant awards to 80 agencies across the South Plains in the amount of $678,813. These grants are gifts made possible through the Sybil B. Harrington Endowment for the Arts, Ruth C. Wright Endowment for the Animals, Community Foundation of West Texas Community Funds, Parkhill Smith & Cooper Building Community Impact Funds, and Designated and Donor-Advised Funds held within the Foundation.




The following are the  grants awarded by the Community Foundation of West Texas to date in 2016:


Community Foundation of West Texas Community Grants:

Alstrom Angels Corp.
Early Learning Centers of Lubbock
Hale Center EMS
Levelland Christian School
Lubbock Dream Center
Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services
YMCA of Plainview


Sybil B. Harrington Endowment for the Arts

Lubbock Entertainment & Performing Arts Association
Ballet Lubbock
Caerus Ensemble
Charles Adams Studio Project
Flatlands Dance Theatre
Hub Theatre Group
Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts
Lubbock Arts Alliance
Lubbock Roots Historical Arts Council
Lubbock Symphony Orchestra
Museum of Texas Tech University Association
National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration
Plainview Community Concert Association
Plainview Symphony Orchestra
Supporters of the Fine Arts
Wayland Baptist University – Children’s Chorus of Plainview
Lubbock Chorale


Ruth C. Wright Endowment for Animals

Easy R Equine Rescue
Humane Society of West Texas
Le’Lands’ Heart Sanctuary
Morris Safe House
Panda’s Waggin Tails Animal Rescue and Sanctuary
Paws Pet Adoption of Plainvew
Post Animal Refuge Center
Saving Grace Pit Bull Rescue
South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center


Parkhill Smith & Cooper Community Building Grants

Children’s Home of Lubbock and Family Services Agency, Inc.
Friends of Legacy Play Village
American Cancer Society, High Plains Division Inc. – Panhandle Region
West Texas Food Bank
Midland ISD Education Foundation
Lubbock Impact
Texas Engineering Foundation
Covenant Health System Foundation
CASA of the South Plains, Inc.
Ronald McDonald House
South Plains Food Bank
CASA of El Paso
Community Foundation of West Texas


** Designated and Donor-Advised Awards for 2016 are not listed


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