Midland, Texas (November 30, 2021) – Permian Basin Area Foundation has awarded $1,917,000 to nonprofit organizations serving West Texans during its fall grant cycle.
The Foundation resumed its regular competitive spring and fall grant cycles this year, after delaying last year’s spring cycle and focused on emergency funding due to the immediate needs presented by the pandemic.
Out of an abundance of caution, there was no press conference to announce the grants. “I continue to be so proud of our nonprofit organizations who continue to step up and serve our community. Their leadership and impact is immeasurable,” stated Grants Administrator Meagan Harris.
Grants were made to the following organizations:
American Heart Association
Aphasia Center of West Texas
Basin Dream Center for Orphans
Big Brothers Big Sisters
of the Permian Basin
Big Spring Symphony Association
Blackwell School Alliance
Buffalo Trail Council,
Boy Scouts of America
Bush Tennis Center
CASA of West Texas
Christmas in Action Midland, Inc.
Family Crisis Center of the Big Bend
Family Promise of Midland
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Friends of the Jeff Davis Library
Holy Cross Anglican Church
Hospice of Midland
Junior League of Midland
Lilah Smith Safehouse
Marfa Education Foundation
Martin County Historical Museum
Midland Community Concert Association
Midland Downtown Farmer's Market
Midland Festival Ballet
Midland Storytelling Festival
Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale
Odessa Christmas in Action
Odessa Family YMCA
Permian Basin Be the Change
Permian Basin Gifts of Hope
Permian Basin Opera
Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse
Sibley Nature Center
Special Olympics Texas
Teen Challenge Adult Centers of Texas, Inc.
The Attic Foster Network
The George W. Bush Childhood Home, Inc.
The Springboard Center
United Way of Odessa
Semi-annually, the Foundation announces competitive grant awards following review of applications submitted in the spring and fall. Spring grant cycle pre-applications are due on April 1, 2022. Visit www.pbaf.org to apply.