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2014 Annual Grant Checks Presentation

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On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, the Coastal Bend Community Foundation presented the 2014 Annual Grant checks totaling over $880,000 to 129 nonprofit agencies for programs and services in the Foundation’s seven county areas – Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio Counties. The checks represented grant awards through the 2014 Annual Grant cycle. Together with the $150,000 in Special Grants awarded in May, the Foundation has awarded over $1,000,000 in board-directed grants in 2014 – the most in its 33 year history.

Awards were granted to a diverse number of requests including a novel diabetes prevention and education for young children, kayaks for area state parts, a unique approach to environmental education and after-school programs in every county. The Foundation’s core areas of funding include the arts, education, environment, family, human and medical services, and public good.

For a list of the 2014 Annual Grant Awards, please click the link below.

2014 Annual Grant Awards


The Mission of the Foundation is to improve the quality of life in the Coastal Bend by building community endowment and addressing social, educational, environmental, and cultural needs through the awarding of grants and scholarships.

The Foundation’s Vision is to provide the Coastal Bend with:

  • Efficient gift options to meet donors’ charitable wishes
  • Effective grants to charitable organizations and scholarships to students
  • Ethical leadership to promote and enhance area philanthropy

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