2017 Special Grant – “Kids Go To Camp 3!”

CBCF 9 News 9 2017 Special Grant – “Kids Go To Camp 3!”

The Coastal Bend Community Foundation is pleased to announce $250,000 in grant awards from its 2017 Special Grant Program, “Kids Go to Camp 3!” have been awarded to 15 nonprofits. Approved by the CBCF Board of Directors to support the Foundation’s mission to “improve the quality of life in the Coastal Bend, the awards will allow 1,100 economically disadvantaged children in our community to be able to attend a summer camp.

Scholarships are available for the summer camps below:

Art Center of Corpus Christi
Art Museum of South Texas
South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center
Coastal Bend College
Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History
Del Mar College
Harbor Playhouse
K Space Contemporary
Rockport Center for the Arts
Summer Sports & Wellness Program
TAMUCC – Unmanned Aircraft Systems
TAMUCC – Young Authors’ Writing
Texas A&M University – Kingsville
Texas Maritime Museum (Rockport)
Texas State Aquarium
Youth Odyssey


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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