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2008 Awarded Grants


Organization:Foundation Fighting Blindness
Description:A Grant to assist in funding Usher 1b gene therapy research
Amount:$250,000
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:Owing Mills, Maryland
 
Organization:Arthritis Foundation
Description:A grant to underwrite local fundraising efforts including the Jingle Bell Run, the San Antonio Arthritis Walk, and the Annual Joint in Action Golf
Amount:$25,000
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:American Heart Association
Description:A grant to fund ten research projects sponsored by the American Heart Association being conducted at the University of Texas Health Science Center and the University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas
Amount:$1,230,000
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
Description:A grant in support of the pedigreed baboon colony resource. The Southwest Foundation For Biomedical Research’s unique pedigreed baboon colony gives scientists a powerful research tool for finding the genes that underlie natural susceptibility to heart disease
Amount:$100,000
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:National Center for Behavioral Health Solutions
Description:A matching grant to fund research for the Youth Behavioral Needs Assessment in conjunction with the San Antonio Health Funders’ Consortium
Amount:$8,984.20
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
Description:A grant to provide enhancements for the Childhood Cancer Survivors Program
Amount:$200,000
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
Description:A matching grant to provide funding for the Center for Miracles child abuse prevention programs
Amount:$50,000
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Boysville, Inc.
Description:A grant to assist in meeting costs associated with the Foster Care program and expansion of staff on the Boysville campus
Amount:$150,000 per year for 3 years
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Mission Road Ministries
Description:A grant to procure medical and therapeutic equipment and to expand the Adult Day Activity Center
Amount:$100,000
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 
Organization:Retina Foundation of the Southwest
Description:A grant to procure equipment associated with the cell therapy research program
Amount:$200,000 over 2 years
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:Dallas, Texas
 
Organization:Prevent Blindness San Antonio
Description:A grant to support the Adult Vision Screening Program to conduct vision screening and related services, including the purchase of equipment to conduct Choroidal Perimeter tests for Age-related Macular Degeneration
Amount:$35,000
Initial Year of Grant:2008
Location of Grantee:San Antonio, Texas
 



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