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Moody Foundation Awards $1.5 Million Grant to Comp-U-Dopt

Grant to provide technology access and education for underserved youth in Galveston
The Moody Foundation has awarded a $1.5 million grant to Comp-U-Dopt to provide computers to underserved youth in Galveston over the next five years.

Moody Foundation Welcomes New Regional Grants Officer

AUSTIN, Texas – July 30, 2019 – The Moody Foundation has hired Emily Greer as its new Central Texas regional grants officer. Greer’s hiring comes as the Foundation continues to expand its presence across the state, especially in Austin.

Moody Foundation Brings World-Class Green Spaces to Austin

Mayor Steve Adler proclaimed May 9 Moody Foundation Day for green spaces involvement
As an avid green spaces enthusiast and long-time Austinite, Ross Moody, trustee of the Moody Foundation and Chairman and CEO of Austin-based National Western Life Group, witnessed a pressing need in his beloved city for world-class green spaces.

Moody Foundation Awards $5 Million Grant to Presidential Leadership Scholars

Second Major Gift Since the Program’s Inception
The Moody Foundation has made its second $5 million grant to the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program. PLS serves as a catalyst for a diverse network of leaders brought together to collaborate and make a difference in the world.

Moody Foundation Awards $250,000 to Galveston County Long Term Recovery Group

Funds will support continued Hurricane Harvey Recovery in Galveston County
TEXAS CITY, Texas (Jan. 14, 2019) - The Moody Foundation awarded $250,000 to support the Galveston County Long Term Recovery Group (GCLTRG) through the Mainland Children’s Partnership. The grant funds labor to repair homes on the GCLTRG’s waiting list when volunteer help is unavailable.

Moody Foundation Recognized with TTIA Heritage Award for Contributions to Texas Travel Industry

AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 15, 2018) – In honor of 75 years of supporting travel and tourism in communities across Texas, the Texas Travel Industry Association (TTIA) presented its 2018 Heritage Award to the Moody Foundation on Sept. 26 during TTIA’s 33rd Annual Texas Travel Summit in Galveston.

Media Coverage

Commentary: World-class green spaces for a world-class city

8/5/19 - Austin American-Statesman, Online

Commentary: World-class green spaces for a world-class city

8/5/19 - Stephenville Empire-Tribune , Online

World-class green spaces for a world-class city

08/04/19 - Austin American-Statesman, Print

Grant Maker Moves

8/2/19 - Chronicle of Philanthropy , Online

People On The Move: Emily Greer

7/31/19 - Austin Business Journal , Online

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