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San Angelo Health Foundation awards thousands to local non-profits

The foundation has awarded $58 million to 218 organizations to fund 778 projects since it was founded.
Credit: San Angelo Health Foundation

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eight local non-profits were awarded $916,198 by the San Angelo Health Foundation, which has also awarded $58 million to 218 organizations since it was founded.

According to a SAHF press release, the announcement was made by board chair Marilyn Aboussie. Grants Chair David Lupton said the grants encompass mental health, health care and youth developments.

The non-profits that received the grants were:

Boys Scouts of America: Texas Southwest Council - $12,500 to purchase program kits for the Cub Scouts. 

Boys and Girls Club of San Angelo - $120,000 to support a resource development director, purchase two vans and cover costs associated with the Reopen, Recover and Resilience Initiative.

CV Biblical Counseling Center - $24,000 for the Every Family Heard program, which provides faith-based counseling, pastoral care and ministry training.

Girls Scouts of Central Texas - $56,000 for second-year funding of the mobile STEM program.

House of Faith - $100,000 to be used to upgrade computers, replace security cameras and install a new phone system.

MHMR Service for the Concho Valley - $286,887 to purchase an electronic health record system.

San Angelo Diabetes Coalition - $271,811 to expand its diabetic education program.

Young Life - $45,000 to support the developing future leaders program. The program ministers to high school students and more recently, expanded to college students as well as a teen mothers program.

For a grant application and financial information visit sahfoundation.org or contact Deborah Watson at dwatson@sahfoundation.org or Toni Goodwin at toni@sahfoundation.org.