Where The Money Goes

For Fiscal Year 2022-2023


Click For Panhandle Region
Grant Total: $57,500 (4%)

Click For Northeast Details
Grant Total: $405,845 (27%)

Click For West Details
Grant Total: $29,000 (1%)

Click For Central Details
Grant Total: $359,025 (23%)

Click For Southeast Details
Grant Total: $391,181 (26%)

Click For Valley & Gulf Coast Detials
Grant Total: $36,000 (2%)

Click For Statewide Details
Grant Total: $259,500 (17%)


Amarillo Area CASATo strengthen collaboration and enhance CASA advocacy by providing an increasing number of supportive people in a child's life to positively impact their well-being.$20,000.00
Court Appointed Special Advocates of the South PlainsTo partially support one Advocacy Coordinator staff position.$5,000.00
Office of Dispute Resolution for Lubbock CountyTo collaborate with university faculty and graduate students on materials for judges to promote referrals of high-conflict parents to ODR for supervised visitation services.$15,000.00
One Voice HomeTo provide a specialized camp that is individualized, sensory pleasing, and can assist in building new and healthy memories.$7,500.00
Regional Crime Victim Crisis Center (RVCC)To hire an attorney to connect quality legal services to crime victims in west Texas.$10,000.00

Total Panhandle $57,500
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ACT - Advocates for Community TransformationTo hire a community advocate to lead the Fort Worth casework and the strategic cultivation of the case docket, client base, and coalition of partners.$34,485.00
Arlington-Mansfield Area YMCATo provide youth the opportunity to discuss and debate issues that affect citizens of their state and to propose legislation through experiential civic engagement and democracy.$16,600.00
Boys and Girls Club of Hill CountyTo fund a portion of needed equipment to facilitate activities designed to increase understanding, appreciation and respect for our legal system and law enforcement.$10,000.00
CASA for KIDSTo provide a parenting program in Red River and Delta Counties where there are currently no services like this offered.$27,645.00
CASA of Johnson County, Inc. To raise awareness and recruit volunteers to advocate for children in foster care.$7,000.00
CASA of Tarrant County Inc.To expand the Collaborative Family Engagement Pilot to improve permanency for foster youth and create a replicable framework for other CASA programs.$10,000.00
Catholic Charities DallasTo provide language support to staff attorneys working in removal and asylum cases on behalf of low-income immigrants.$25,000.00
Catholic Charities-Diocese of TylerTo offer financial assistance and resources to eligible petitioners filing for naturalization.$15,000.00
Dallas Area Rape Crisis CenterTo support expansion into Baylor Hospital to provide legal advocacy services to help survivors of sexual assault navigate the criminal justice system$10,000.00
Dallas Children's Advocacy CenterTo support the purchase of two smartboards for two forensic interview suites.$10,000.00
Dallas Urban Debate AllianceTo create a curriculum that teaches middle and high school students how to translate their debate skills into community advocacy.
DeliverFundTo embed an Intelligence Analyst with Dallas-Fort Worth area Police to hunt human traffickers and coordinate with prosecuting attorneys.$5,000.00
Denton County Friends of the Family, Inc.To support the creation of a pro bono/low bono network of private attorneys equipped to provide trauma-informed legal services to victims of crime and their children.$10,000.00
Family Compass To successfully transition fathers in the Dallas County Jail back into the lives of their children, creating change that breaks inter-generational cycles.$15,000.00
For the Sake of OneTo provide ongoing in-home support and resources to more biological families through the hiring of an additional staff member.$15,000.00
Genesis Women's Shelter and SupportTo provide expert, pro bono legal counseling to clients undergoing legal battles, including but not limited to protective orders, divorce settlements, and custody battles.$7,500.00
Grace To Grow dba Grace To ChangeTo provide Substance Use Disorder Treatment, thereby reducing or eliminating the burden on the judicial system, incarceration, and recidivism.
Heart of CourageTo provide quarterly free legal services to low income and racially marginalized parents impacted by the Texas Child Welfare System.$10,000.00
Johnson County Children's Advocacy CenterTo unify the Multi-disciplinary(MDT) Team by offering education, training, and team building.$11,550.00
Justice For Our Neighbors North Central TexasTo provide high-quality, free legal representation to unaccompanied immigrant children in the north and central Texas areas.$15,000.00
Lone Star CASATo recruit, train & supervise advocates to offer in-home supportive interventions to families who are being investigated by CPS but whose children remain at home.$22,315.00
Methodist Justice MinistryTo locate and serve abuser court documents to parties of legal actions.$5,000.00
Mil Mujeres, Inc.To increase the level of access to direct legal services for underserved Latina immigrants in Texas particularly women who are survivors of Intimate Partner Violence.$5,750.00
Multicultural Family CenterTo provide legal services to economically disadvantaged immigrants improving their quality of life and empowering community members to live a safer and more beneficial life.$20,000.00
New Friends New LifeTo launch an onsite Legal Barriers Removal Project, clearing criminal histories for women survivors of sex trafficking.$20,000.00
Opening Doors International Services, Inc.To assist qualified immigrants recently arrived to the U.S. complete and file their I-589 asylum applications Pro Se, by participating in a volunteer-driven legal clinic.$10,000.00
Simply GraceTo work with several court programs to help women in transitional living facilities gain access to proper legal services and education.$5,000.00
The Way BackTo support a continuum of care and strategic reentry programs for women and men through case management/coaching and holistic services leading to self-sufficiency.$27,000.00
Traffick911To secure legal services and cover legal fees for survivors of child sex trafficking as needs emerge throughout the year.$10,000.00

Total Northeast Texas $405,845
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Opportunity Center for the HomelessTo provide intensive case management to clients involved in the criminal justice system to prevent re-offending.$20,000.00

Total West Texas $20,000
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A Home Base for Transitioning Foster YouthTo connect former foster youth in the Brazos Valley with a network of resources to address legal barriers they encounter as they work toward independence.$30,000.00
Austin Bar AssociationTo create the “Council of Firsts” to determine why it remains groundbreaking for females/minorities to become Bar President and hold other leadership roles.$15,000.00
Austin Bar Foundation's Veterans Legal Assistance ProgramTo obtain a cloud-based case management system.$15,000.00
Austin Classical GuitarTo support daily guitar classes in 5 Texas juvenile justice facilities, which are the only fully accredited arts programs for incarcerated youth in the state.$10,000.00
Austin Free-NetTo reach and assist more disadvantaged community members through a Digital Navigator program, promoting access to critical technology resources.$10,000.00
Brazos Interfaith Immigration Network To hire a bilingual paralegal to help low-income clients with legal issues that do not require an attorney.$39,000.00
CASA of Central Texas, Inc.To update technology infrastructure to increase security and business continuity.$5,250.00
Catholic Charities of Central TexasTo provide pro bono legal representation to Afghan families resettling in Central Texas after the fall of the Afghan government in 2021.$30,000.00
Center for Child ProtectionTo partially fund the replacement of forensic interview recording equipment; to provide high quality evidence for the investigation and prosecution of crimes against children.$30,000.00
ChildSafeTo provide victims of child abuse certified, trauma-informed language and sign language interpreters as necessary for forensic interviews, family support and therapeutic services.$15,000.00
Girasol Texas at the Texas Institute for Child and Family WellbeingTo provide support groups and trainings for legal professionals working with immigrant populations to lessen the impact of vicarious trauma and promote positive mental health.$10,000.00
Girls Empowerment NetworkTo support the creation, piloting, and evaluation of a new adaptation of the programming for girls housed in the McLennan County State Juvenile Correctional Facility.$5,000.00
Habitat for Humanity of San AntonioTo provide credit reports for under-served families while informing them of their rights and giving them personalized information to overcome financial obstacles.$5,000.00
Mercy Gate Ministries, Inc.To provide training to first responders and court officials to identify victims/defendants that have been sex-trafficked and support these victims through the justice system.$11,775.00
Palo Alto CollegeTo support a unique scholarship program to encourage higher education attainment for low-level juveniles offenders & provide support through-and-past the post-adjudication period.$20,000.00
St. Mary's University School of LawTo provide financial support to six law students who have secured an unpaid position with a legal services providers serving low-income clients or government agencies.$15,000.00
Texas CASATo provide training on Collaborative Family Engagement, which ensures family members are included when a child is removed from their parents and put into the child welfare system.$10,000.00
Texas Legal Services CenterTo support the creation of instructional videos for a new Virtual Court Access Project.$12,500.00
The SAFE AllianceTo assist survivors of violence with legal documents should they pass away or become incapacitated/unavailable to their loved ones long-term.$5,500.00
Volunteer Legal Services of Central TexasTo provide pro bono legal services to survivors of domestic violence, ensuring survivors have the legal representation needed to leave their abuser and stabilize their lives.$20,000.00
Women's Empowerment Legal CenterTo provide funds so that more protective orders and divorces can be filed for victims of domestic violence.$5,000.00
YMCA of Greater San AntonioTo connect underrepresented youth with the legal profession and a greater understanding of civic engagement, democracy, enhancing their academic, leadership, and life skills.$10,000.00
Youth Justice AllianceTo cover training in legal topics, professional clothing, funding for judicial & nonprofit internships, LSAT support, and academic advising.$30,000.00

Total Central $359,025
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AccessHealthTo expand the range of quality legal services and referrals available to low-income health center patients to address their health harming legal needs.$25,000.00
Advocates for Immigrant SurvivorsTo aid immigrant survivors of homicide, attempted homicide, manslaughter, or aggravated assault in achieving stable immigration status and financial independence.$7,500.00
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse To host families of survivors for a no-cost day of family-friendly fun in the summer of 2023.$3,500.00
Angel ReachTo expand the learning intervention program offered to youth ages 16-24, to include children in the Kinship family program.$15,000.00
Avenue Community Development CorporationTo educate residents of their housing and credit rights through education classes, pre- and post-purchase counseling and workshops, and foreclosure intervention counseling.$5,000.00
CASA of Galveston CountyTo develop individual portfolios for youth exiting foster care to increase independence through understanding their rights as adults.$5,000.00
Cherish Our Children, Inc (COCI)To provide family support services and student mentoring, including partnering with local police officers to facilitate classroom discussions around resiliency and setting goals.$25,000.00
Child AdvocatesTo support a Permanent Managing Conservatorship (PMC) project, launched as a 2019 pilot.$7,500.00
Child Advocates of Fort BendTo provide a multi-disciplinary response to child abuse (legal, justice, law enforcement, CPS, CAC clinical and advocacy services), family-strengthening and prevention outreach.$10,000.00
Children 4 TomorrowTo provide equipment and evaluating materials in support of a technology training expansion project to support child abuse victims and families going through the court system.$17,964.00
Communities in Schools Houston, Inc.To provide stipends for three high school students who will serve as interns for non-profit or governmental legal agencies during Summer 2023.$10,560.00
Crime Stoppers of HoustonTo allow the Victim Services Program to continue as a vehicle for ensuring that victims of crime receive justice, meaningful assistance and compassionate treatment.$10,000.00
Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Inc. To address a broad array of bio-psycho-social issues contributing to the legal issues of clients.$10,000.00
Education Based HousingTo connect lawyers to vulnerable populations in Houston and equip low-income people to become self-advocates and leaders in their communities.$9,000.00
Fe y Justicia Workers CenterTo assist low income and under-served immigrant workers to obtain their stolen wages and immigration cases.$30,000.00
Fort Bend Women's CenterTo provide partial funding for a paralegal and process servers to assist the staff attorney with survivors who have immediate legal requirements.$31,292.00
Galveston-Houston Immigrant Representation ProjectTo hire the first full-time attorney in Galveston providing trauma-informed representation to immigrant survivors so they can achieve safety and stability.$20,000.00
Harris County Domestic Relations OfficeTo support the judiciary and assist self-represented litigants finalize their uncontested family law case by reviewing final orders and providing legal information.$25,000.00
Hope For ThreeTo support an education program designed to mitigate negative outcomes for teens/young adult drivers with autism when encountering law enforcement during traffic stops.$5,640.00
Houston Area Women's CenterTo meet the needs of survivors of family violence by assisting children and families navigating the criminal justice system with Legal Services support.$26,800.00
Justice for All ImmigrantsTo provide high quality legal services for immigrant victims of abuse.$5,000.00
Justice ForwardTo provide funds for petitions for nondisclosure and expunction for eligible graduates of Harris County Specialty Courts to remove criminal history from their records.$19,000.00
Memorial Assistance MinistriesTo assist young low-income immigrants in obtaining or continuing their work authorization through DACA.$6,000.00
MiCreateTo support business legal aid for 10 human trafficking survivors with funding to cover attorney and copyright registration and trademark filing application costs.$3,925.00
Montrose Grace PlaceTo provide justice involved youth experiencing homelessness relief from legal fees, legal assistance, and assist trans youth with changing their name and gender marker.$12,500.00
Prison Entrepreneurship ProgramTo provide funding to replace 260 classroom chairs and 120 folding chairs used in prison/pre-release programs.$25,000.00
Tahirih Justice CenterTo deliver free, holistic, trauma-informed legal services to underserved immigrant survivors in Fort Bend County.$20,000.00

Total Southeast Texas $391,181
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Valley & Gulf Coast

Alzheimer's Association - South Central Texas ChapterTo provide Legal and Financial Education Classes in English & Spanish to those affected by dementia in Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio, & San Patricio counties.$8,000.00
Equal Justice AmericaTo provide pro bono legal services to marginalized communities through funding fellowships to law students to serve at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.$10,000.00
Voz de NinosTo provide an additional Advocate Supervisor to serve more abused and neglected children in Webb County.$18,000.00

Total The Valley & Gulf Coast $36,000
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Innocence Project of TexasTo increase the capacity of the legal assistance program to provide representation for clients with actual innocence claims.$20,000.00
Lone Star Justice AllianceTo provide fee legal services to survivors of human trafficking & domestic violence seeking clemency for crimes tied to their victimization & child victims of trafficking in TJJD.$37,500.00
San Antonio Legal Services AssociationTo fund staff support and setup expenses for the intake/referral framework to accommodate referrals to legal partner organizations across the state.
State Bar of Texas Legal Services OfficeTo provide scholarships for Access to Justice summer interns.$20,000.00
Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the ArtsTo provide technology upgrades including website re-design, data collection improvements, database changes, and revision and expansion of current online content.$14,500.00
Texas AppleseedTo make critical information more accessible to our state’s most vulnerable youth: LBGTQ youth experiencing homelessness.$1,000.00
Texas Center for the Judiciary, Inc.To further judicial expertise, provide a safe environment to exchange ideas, and offer an opportunity for collegiality among the judiciary and its partners.$30,000.00
Texas Defender ServiceTo provide parole representation and wrap-around reentry services.$25,000.00
Texas Guardianship AssociationTo provide education regarding guardianships to various Texas constituencies, increasing guardianship compliance and better quality of care by guardians.$7,500.00
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationTo create a multimedia website that educates students and the general public about their rights and responsibilities under the law upon reaching adulthood.$48,000.00
The Equal Justice CenterTo replace its old electronic case management system with an upgraded and more dynamic case management system.$21,000.00
The Texas TribuneTo increase public awareness of key issues affecting Texans in Texas Courts through nonpartisan journalism.$5,000.00

Total Statewide $259,500

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