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Community Foundation of West Texas Grants Over $690,000 to Arts, Animal, and Numerous Nonprofit Orga

April 16, 2019 (Lubbock, TX) - The Community Foundation of West Texas (CFWT) is proud to announce the funding of 114 grants to 86 nonprofit organizations totaling $690,811! These grants are from several funds of the Community Foundation: Sybil B. Harrington Endowment for the Arts (HART), the CFWT Fund for Animal Welfare (CFAW), Community Grants fund, Scholarships, Designated/Donor Advised Funds, and the Parkhill, Smith & Cooper Building Community Fund.

Field of interest funds such as HART and CFAW exist because donors have a passion for specific interests such as arts and animals. Community Fund grants are recommended from submitted applications. Nonprofit organizations from the entire South Plains area are eligible to apply for the community grants. PSC Building Community Fund grantees are recommended by PSC employees.

First Quarter 2019 Grants Breakdown:

Sybil B. Harrington Endowment for the Arts $140,420

CFWT Fund for Animal Welfare $39,786

Community Grants $42,874

Scholarships $21,496

Other funds (donor advised and designated) $329,028

PSC Building Community Fund $117,207

The first quarter grants press conference was held at the Lubbock Impact office (2707 34th Street) on Tuesday, April 16.

Please see the full list of grantees below:

Sybil B. Harrington Endowment for the Arts Grantees:

Ballet Lubbock

Charles Adams Studio Project

Flatlands Dance Theatre

Lubbock Arts Alliance

Lubbock Community Theatre

Lubbock Symphony Orchestra

New West Contemporary Art Museum Plainview (CAMP)

Outpost Repertory Theatre

Plainview Civic Music Association

Plainview Community Concert Association

West Texas Watercolor Society

Youth Orchestras of Lubbock

CFWT Animal Fund for Welfare Grantees:

A Place for Us Greyhound Rescue

LeLands Heart Sanctuary

Morris Safe House

Paws Pet Adoption of Plainview

Post Animal Refuge Center

Refuge Services, Inc.

Rescued Animals-Second Chance Inc.

South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

CFWT Community Grant Grantees:

Buckner Children & Family Services

Crossview Christian Camp

Friends of Camp Mary White

LISD Council of PTAs/PTA Texas Congress

Llano Estacado Silver Star Board

Lubbock Dream Center

Lubbock Impact

Open Door

Texas Tech University Foundation

Texas Lions Club Foundation


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

South Plains College

Southern Methodist University

Texas A&M University

Texas College

Texas State University

University of California at Berkley

University of Chicago

University of Texas

Other funds (donor advised and designated):

All Saints Episcopal School

Alstrom Angels Corp.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Breedlove Foods

Caprock Cultural Association

CASA of the South Plains, Inc.

Children’s Advocacy Center of the South Plains, Inc.

Children’s Protective Services

City of Shallowater

Covenant Health Foundation

Family Guidance & Outreach Center of Lubbock, Inc.

High Point Village

Hospice of Lubbock Area Foundation Levelland Ministerial Alliance

Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts

Lubbock Area United Way

Lubbock Arts Alliance

Lubbock Entertainment and Performing Arts Association

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for Texas

Mustard Seed Ministries

NCF Charitable Trust

Parkridge Pregnancy Center

Refuge Services

Republic County FFA

Restoration Ministries

Ronald McDonald House

Sick Children’s Clinic

TTU Foundation-Burkhart Center

UMC foundation

YWCA of Lubbock

PSC Grantees:

American Cancer Society, High plains Division, Inc.-Panhandle Region

Big Brothers Big Sisters

C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation

Camp Summit, Inc.

CASA of El Paso

CASA of the South Plains, Inc.

Children’s Grief Center of El Paso

Christian Relief Fund

Community Foundation of West Texas

Community Health Center of Lubbock Area Foundation El Paso Council of the Blind

El Paso County Fair Association

Epilepsy Foundation of Texas

Frisco Family Services Center

Joy Junction

Los Cruces Public Schools Foundation

Lubbock Impact

Lubbock State Supported Living Center-Volunteer Services Council

Mercy Retreat Center

New Legacy Home for Women

Refugee Services of Texas

Roadrunner Food Bank, Inc.

Ronald McDonald House

Slaton Railroad Heritage Association

Team Luke Hope for Minds

Texas Architectural Foundation

The Field’s Edge

TOVA Coffeehouse

Watermelon Mountain Ranch, Inc.

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