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Allan Neustadt Charitable Trust

The Allan Neustadt Charitable Trust was originally established in 1997 in Oklahoma. Currently, the Trust is based in Dallas, Texas.

Regions: The Trust primarily funds organizations in the Dallas, Texas area, and Oklahoma. Rural Carter County and the town of Ardmore, Oklahoma, are also key focuses.

Issues Supported: Education, family services, human services, mental health care, and residential care are areas of interest.

Grant Process and Application: For information about the grant application process, contact the Foundation by phone at 214- 891-5969.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2020, the Trust provided grants in the amount of $78,750.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: Outcasts Under Transformation, Inc. is a grantee based in Ardmore, Oklahoma, in rural Carter County. The organization is a Christian-based facility that offers a sober living environment for individuals struggling with substance abuse.

Austin Community Foundation

The Austin Community Foundation was founded in 1977 and strives to support the well-being and development of communities in the Austin area and beyond.

Regions: The Austin Community Foundation funds projects in the Austin area as well as Central Texas. The counties of focus include Bastrop, Burnet (rural), Caldwell, Hays (partially rural), Travis, and Williamson.

Issues Supported: Top funding priorities are education, human services, and health. Specific issue areas include arts and culture, disaster response, education, services for women, and services for Hispanic communities, and youth development.

Grant Process and Application: Grant application deadlines vary depending on the program. Applications for Community Grants can be submitted throughout the year. Applications are submitted through an online portal. Find out more about the application process by visiting the Austin Community Foundation website.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2021, the Foundation provided grants in the amount of $36 million.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: Austin Recovery is an organization that offers various forms of treatment services. The Family House is a recovery housing program that offers a therapeutic and supportive environment for mothers struggling with substance use disorder, as well as their children.

Finn Family Foundation

The Finn Family Foundation was established in 1983 and is based in Fulshear, Texas. The mission of the Finn Family Foundation is to serve the needy and support humanitarian relief projects.

Regions: The Finn Family Foundation focuses grant-making on Texas.

Issues Supported: Examples of issue areas include emergency aid, human services, mental health care, and youth development.

Grant Process and Application: The first step in applying for funding is to send a letter. Application deadlines are usually in October each year. Contact the Foundation by phone at 832-437-1005 to find out more information about the application process.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2020, the Finn Family Foundation provided grants in the amount of $530,000.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: The Open Door Recovery House is a grantee based in Marble Falls, Texas, in rural Burnet County. The Open Door Recovery House provides sober living services in a Christian environment for women struggling with substance abuse.

Gatewood Family Foundation

The Gatewood Family Foundation is based in Houston, Texas, and was established in 1999.

Regions: The Gatewood Family Foundation gives primarily to the Houston, Texas area, with limited grant-making in other areas of the state.

Issues Supported: The Foundation has a focus on addiction services, with other issue areas including arts and culture, community and economic development, education, and health.

Grant Process and Application: To learn about the grant-making process, contact the Foundation by phone at 281-579-4485.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2019, the Gatewood Family Foundation provided grants in the amount of $276,500.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: The Open Door Recovery House is a grantee based in Marble Falls, Texas, in rural Burnet County. The Open Door Recovery House provides sober living services in a Christian environment for women struggling with substance abuse.

JJM Endowment Trust for Serenity House of Abilene

The JJM Endowment Trust for Serenity House of Abilene was established in 2011 and is based in Abilene, Texas.

Regions: The JJM Endowment Trust for Serenity House of Abilene exclusively directs grant-making towards the Serenity House in Abilene.

Issues Supported: The Trust is focused on addiction, health, and substance abuse.

Grant Process and Application: Requests for funding are generally not accepted. To find out more information, contact the Foundation by phone at 325-627-7004.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2020, the Trust provided grants in the amount of $58,829.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: The Serenity Foundation of Texas offers addiction treatment services through the Serenity House. The Serenity House serves Abilene (including rural Jones County), Fredericksburg (in rural Gillespie County), and Wichita Falls (partially rural Wichita County) in Texas. In addition to treatment services, the Serenity House also offers sober living facilities.

Moody Foundation

The Moody Foundation is based in Galveston, Texas, and was established in 1942. The Foundation was founded by William Lewis Moody, Jr. and Libbie Rice Shearn Moody. The Moody family accumulated their wealth through business in several industries, including banks, cotton, insurance, ranches, newspapers, and hotels. The mission of the Foundation is to support the residents of Texas.

Regions: The Mood Foundation supports organizations in all areas of Texas, particularly in Dallas County and partially rural Galveston County.

Issues Supported: The Mood Foundation funds grants in the areas of arts and humanities, community and social services, education, health, and science.

Grant Process and Application: Grant application deadlines may vary. Find out more about the grant application process by visiting the Foundation’s website.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2019, the Moody Foundation provided grants in the amount of $93 million.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch is based in Kilgore, Texas, in partially rural Gregg and Rusk Counties. The organization provides transitional and supportive housing to women who are survivors of sexual abuse and exploitation and who are recovering from substance use disorder.

N.D. & Mary Redmon Foundation

The N.D. & Mary Redmon Foundation was established in 1975 and is based in Tulia, Texas.

Regions: The N.D. & Mary Redmon Foundation focuses grantmaking in rural Swisher County, Texas.

Issues Supported: Issue areas of focus include arts and culture, housing development, human services, and mental health care.

Grant Process and Application: The grant application deadlines are usually in September each year. Find out more information about the grantmaking process by contacting the Foundation at 806-995-3528.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2019, the Foundation provided grants in the amount of $39,502.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: The Driskill Halfway House is a grantee located in Tulia, Texas, in rural Swisher County. The Driskill Halfway House offers sober living facilities for men, designed to facilitate the post-treatment recovery journey. The facilities provide services for 15 men.

The Trull Foundation

The B.W Trull Foundation was founded in 1948 by B.W. and Florence M. Trull. The current Trull Foundation was established in 1967 by Florence M. Trull and her children, with the assets from the original foundation. The Trull Foundation is based in Palacios, Texas, and aims to support children in rural areas, individuals impacted by substance abuse, and other issues affecting Palacios Texas and coastal Texas areas.

Regions: The Trull Foundation focuses grantmaking on Texas, with a focus on rural Matagorda County. Rural and coastal areas are also areas of focus.

Issues Supported: The Trull Foundation’s top three funding priorities are human services, health, and education. Addictions services, child development and welfare, community development, and mental health care are a few examples of areas of funding interest that fall under the broader categories.

Grant Process and Application: The Foundation recommends contacting Executive Director Nellie Lee prior to beginning a grant application. The grant application deadline is usually in September each year. Find out more information about grant applications by visiting the Foundation website.

Grant-Making Per Year: In 2019, the Trull Foundation provided grants in the amount of $1.2 million.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: Pay It Forward Clean and Sober Living is a group based in San Antonio, Texas, that offers recovery housing for those recovering from substance use disorder. Pay It Forward helps individuals reintegrate into society while maintaining sobriety.

Texas Opioid Settlement Funds

Total Settlement Funds in Texas

  • $1.17 billion

Fund Distribution

  • 70% to the Opioid Abatement Trust Fund
  • 15% to the state
  • 15% to local governments

Timeline

  • Funds from three distributors will be paid over 18 years
  • Funds from Johnson & Johnson will be paid over 9 years

Application Process

  • Not established

Spending So Far

  • NA

Key Contacts

  • Attorney General of Texas Ken Paxton, 512-463-2100
  • Lieutenant Governor of Texas Dan Patrick, 512-463-5342 and 512-463-0001

Key Links

How About Your County?

To get a quick overview of the resources available in your county, including gaps that may need to be addressed, visit the Recovery Ecosystem Index Map developed through a partnership between the Fletcher Group Rural Center Of Excellence, the NORC Walsh Center at the University of Chicago, and East Tennessee State University.

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