OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS

We have learned alongside our Community Partners as they have faced challenges, overcome barriers, and achieved extraordinary successes. Find out more about each project and the outcomes below.

YEAR

2018

GRANT CATEGORY

Health & Well-Being

GRANT AMOUNT

$111,500

Helping Hand Home for Children

Organization:

Helping Hand Home for Children

Helping Hand Home for Children

Project Title:

Families First

Project Description:   

Helping Hand Home for Children provides nurturing and therapeutic homes for children who have suffered abuse and neglect. The nonprofit’s goal is to heal these children and ultimately return them to healthy and permanent families. 


The Impact Austin grant will be used to expand the capacity of the Families First Program which recruits, trains and supports families that will foster and adopt children with complex trauma in the foster care system. The grant will allow Helping Hand Home for Children to hire staff to recruit an additional 25 families and place an additional 30 children in highly trained homes.

Grant Status:   

The $111,500 grant was used to expand the capacity of the Families First Program, which recruits, trains, and supports families that will foster and adopt children with complex trauma in the foster care system. 


Helping Hand Home for Children was able to add a second Family Home Developer to their staff, growing their program to double the families served, impacting 100 children.

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Related Reports:

Grant Outcomes Report