2018 Recipients

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The Georgetown Project

The Georgetown Project NEST Empowerment Center will use the $25,000 grant to support 125 GISD high school students qualified as at-risk, homeless or living in transition.  The grant will help fund the full-time salary

Literacy Council of Williamson County

The Literacy Council of Williamson County will use the $23,000 grant to help adults become financially self-sufficient by increasing their literacy skills, and/or helping them earn a GED or a vocational certificate.  Services will

Girlstart

Girlstart will use the $10,000 grant to support 150+ high-need girls in 6 Georgetown schools enrolled in the Girlstart After School program.  Girlstart After School is a free, weekly STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Faith in Action Georgetown

Faith in Action Georgetown will use the $25,000 grant to increase the number of seniors they help maintain their independence and quality of life by providing transportation to doctor appointments, HEB, etc.  Faith in

CASA of Williamson County

CASA of Williamson County will use the $24,000 grant to support 16 children with highly trained, court-appointed volunteers for one year.  These volunteers advocate in the best interest of abused and neglected children who

Boys & Girls Club of Georgetown

The Boys & Girls Club of Georgetown will use the $20,000 grant to support the costs of the year round Mentoring Program.  This program offers mentoring and support to targeted youth who are in

Backpack Buddies

Backpack Buddies will use the $25,000 grant to purchase food for students in grades pre-K through 12 who qualify for the free/reduced GISD lunch program, and who register for the Georgetown Backpack Buddies program. 

Annunciation Maternity Home

Annunciation Maternity Home will use the $20,000 grant to help fund the Teen Housing Program, a long-term program for young women ages 12-18 who are homeless and experiencing a crisis pregnancy.  The Teen Home
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