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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.

Moody Foundation Announces Third Round of ‘Generation Moody’ Grants with $6,115,000 Investment

Grants Focus on Educational Achievement for Galveston Youth
GALVESTON, Texas (July 31, 2018) – The Moody Foundation announced today its third round of Generation Moody education grants with a $6,115,000 commitment to three grant recipients, all focused on helping Galveston students access career-readiness programs.

Moody Foundation Awards Grant Benefiting Santa Fe High School Victims, Families and Local First Responders

$250,000 Grant to Improve Security and Safety Measures
GALVESTON, Texas (July 31, 2018) – In response to the May 18 shooting tragedy at Santa Fe High School, the Moody Foundation has granted $250,000 to provide financial support to victims and their families, augment Santa Fe ISD security measures to make classrooms a safer place and purchase updated equipment for Galveston County first responders.

Moody Foundation Awards $15 Million to Create New Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Parkland

Fundraising effort for new center reaches more than $30 million
DALLAS, Texas (May 15, 2018) – The Moody Foundation has made a $15 million gift to help create a new comprehensive breast center at Parkland Health & Hospital System.

Media Coverage

$8M raised for Barton Springs Bathhouse facelift

4/22/19 - Austin Business Journal , Online

Moody Foundation chips in for bathhouse upgrade

4/22/19 - Austin Monitor, Online

YMCA breaks ground on Camp Moody

4/17/19 - Hays Free Press News-Dispatch, Online

YMCA breaks ground on Camp Moody

4/17/19 - Hays Free Press News-Dispatch, Print

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