United Way of the Brazos Valley announces Community Impact Grant recipients

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Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 9:01 PM CDT
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BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - The United Way of the Brazos Valley announced 28 Community Impact Grant recipients Thursday.

The United Way of the Brazos Valley will annually invest $350,000 in these organizations over the next two years.

All the organizations serve the Brazos Valley in either health, education or financial stability.

“It’s a very competitive process to become one of our Community Impact grant partners,” said Kat Gammon, the United Way of the Brazos Valley Vice President of Community Impact. “We spent the entire spring reviewing applications going out and visiting prospective partners and of course the year before raising all the money to be able to grant this money out so it’s just a lot of moving parts coming together to make the Brazos Valley stronger.”

Gammon says the United Way had more than 45 organizations begin the application process. Among the 28 recipients, are six new organizations the United Way is working with.

“We have six new nonprofits that are joining our Community Impact nonprofits this year and we are excited to have some new voices and new perspectives as we serve our community,” Gammon said.

“Our area takes pride in giving back to the community, and these grants will help folks within these organizations do what they do best,” said Max Crawford, Campaign Cabinet Chair and board member. “We are confident these resources will stay here in the Brazos Valley and look forward to continued efforts to make this place we love even better in the future.”

Below are the 2023-2025 Community Impact Grant recipients:

  • Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas
  • Aggieland Pregnancy Outreach
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Brazos Valley
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley
  • Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living
  • Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center Inc.
  • Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity
  • Catholic Charities of Central Texas
  • Easter Seals of Greater Houston, Inc.
  • Family Promise of Bryan-College Station
  • Grimes Health Resource Center
  • Health For All
  • Madison Health Resource Center
  • North Bryan Community Center
  • OnRamp
  • Project Unity
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas
  • Scotty’s House
  • Sexual Assault Resource Center
  • Son-Shine Outreach Center
  • SOS Ministries
  • Texas Ramp Project
  • The Prenatal Clinic
  • The REACH Project
  • Twin City Mission
  • Unbound Now
  • Voices for Children CASA of Brazos Valley

To learn more about the United Way of the Brazos Valley and support its mission, visit uwbv.org.