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Texas History Grant List

TEXAS HISTORY GRANTS

For Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2017

Castro Colonies Heritage Association
Ref No.: 966379
Castroville, TX
Funds to facilitate the design and implementation of the museum’s story panels, dioramas, and interactive exhibits.
Grant Amount: $10,000.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

Dallas Historical Society
Ref No.: 966432
Dallas, TX
Funding for a speaker series with a video component and accompanying exhibits.
Grant Amount: $5,000.00
Grant Date: 3/23/2017

Dallas Jewish Historical Society
Ref No.: 966371
Dallas, TX
Support of a documentary film project on the “Blue House,” one of the last Victorian houses left in the once thriving Jewish neighborhood known as the Cedars (Dallas).
Grant Amount: $10,000.00
Grant Date: 9/21/2016

East Texas Historical Association
Ref No.: 966368
Nacogdoches, TX
Funding for the “No Man’s Land” project which will be a traveling exhibition, a mobile phone app, and a website devoted to the experiences of African-Americans in and from East Texas who served in the military during World War I.
Grant Amount: $12,000.00
Grant Date: 9/21/2016

Friends of Texas Holocaust and Genocide
Ref No.: 966348
Houston, TX
Funding to provide classroom educational materials and publish a book about the “Liberation Period” by Texas troops at the end of World War II.
Grant Amount: $10,000.00
Grant Date: 9/21/2016

Hardin County Genealogy Society of Texas
Ref No.: 966377
Kountze, TX
Funds to expand their Texas county section of research books to include county histories, will and probate books, and other books not yet available on-line.
Grant Amount: $4,400.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

Heritage Farmstead Association
Ref No.: 966458
Plano, TX
Funds to create a multimedia grounds tour for the museum. The project will be created with high school students at the PISD Academy High School over a 12-month period.
Grant Amount: $5,000.00
Grant Date: 5/17/2017

McWhiney History Education Group
Ref No.: 966298
Abilene, TX
Funds to publish 1813 Texas Battles, a new work by Robert P. Marshall, detailing the history of battles of the Mexican War for Independence fought in 1813.
Grant Amount: $5,000.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Ref No.: 966369
Houston, TX
Support of the biennial David B. Warren Symposium, to be held in February 2017.
Grant Amount: $5,000.00
Grant Date: 9/21/2016

National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers and Partners
Ref No.: 966363
Washington, DC
Support for a two-part program to be held in Houston in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act.
Grant Amount: $15,000.00
Grant Date: 9/21/2016

National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Texas
Ref No.: 966403
Austin, TX
Funds to implement a new 4th grade curriculum.
Grant Amount: $8,000.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

Panola College
Ref No.: 966412
Carthage, TX
Funding for a program entitled, “Riders on the Orphan Train,” to be sponsored by the Panola College History Club.
Grant Amount: $1,784.00
Grant Date: 3/23/2017

Preservation Texas, Inc.
Ref No.: 966411
Austin, TX
Funds to establish an Emergency Preservation Consultation Grant Fund that will provide funds to cover fees and expenses of preservation experts to assess the condition of historic places suffering unforeseen catastrophic damage.
Grant Amount: $12,000.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

Rosenberg Library Association
Ref No.: 966398
Galveston, TX
Grant Amount: $25,000 towards renovating exhibitions in the historic Rosenberg Library building.
Grant Amount: $20,000.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

Ruthe Winegarten Foundation for Texas Women’s History
Ref No.: 966406
Austin, TX
Funding to rebuild its website in order to better serve students, researchers, and the general public.
Grant Amount: $6,000.00
Grant Date: 3/23/2017

Shumla School, Inc.
Ref No.: 966460
Comstock, TX
Funding to complete the endowment of the Shumla Endowed Research Professorship at Texas State University.
Grant Amount: $125,000.00
Grant Date: 5/17/2017

Sons of the Republic of Texas
Ref No.: 966114, 0120201617
Bay City, TX
Support to continue the major translation and digitizing of the O’Connor collection of early Spanish colonial documents pertaining to Texas history.
Grant Amount: $86,000.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

St. Edward’s University
Ref No.: 966404
Austin, TX
Support for the continued research and book project of Dr. Laura Hernandez-Ehrishman on the social history of the thousands of Latinos who worked at San Antonio’s Kelly Air Force Base.
Grant Amount: $5,000.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

St. Joseph’s Indian School
Ref No.: 966465
Chamberlain, SD
Support for the maintenance of the student dormitory.
Grant Amount: $15,000.00
Grant Date: 5/17/2017

Texas A&M University
Ref No.: 966407
College Station, TX
Funding to support further study of the Conejo Shelter.
Grant Amount: $4,632.72
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

Texas Association of Museums
Ref No.: 966457
Fort Worth, TX
Support for major sustainability coaching project in collaboration with the Houston Endowment.
Grant Amount: $40,000.00
Grant Date: 5/17/2017

Texas State Historical Association
Ref No.: 966464
Austin, TX
2018 Ron Tyler Award for best illustrated books on Texas history or culture published in 2017.
Grant Amount: $2,500.00
Grant Date: 5/17/2017

Texas State History Museum Foundation
Ref No.: 966372
Austin, TX
Funding for a registration scholarship to be offered to small museum employees wishing to attend the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History to be held in Austin in 2017.
Grant Amount: $5,000.00
Grant Date: 9/21/2016

Texas State University
Ref No.: 966349
San Marcos, TX
Funding to catalog and curate materials from the Wilson-Durham-Chandler Pottery site. This site is one of the earliest African-American post-Civil War businesses in Texas.
Grant Amount: $8,840.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

Texas State University
Ref No.: 966446
San Marcos, TX
Support for a paid internship program in the Public History Department of Texas State University.
Grant Amount: $5,000.00
Grant Date: 3/23/2017

Texas Trost Society
Ref No.: 966452
El Paso, TX
Funding to host “The Architecture of Downtown El Paso,” a bilingual exhibition that explores the many different architectural styles that can be found in the city’s historic center.
Grant Amount: $10,000.00
Grant Date: 5/17/2017

University of North Texas
Ref No.: 966394
Denton, TX
Continued support for the 2016 Teaching of History Conference(TCON) that has been serving the region for the past nineteen years.
Grant Amount: $7,000.00
Grant Date: 10/12/2016

University of North Texas Foundation Inc.
Ref No.: 966414
Denton, TX
Funding over three year period towards a challenge grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Grant Amount: $40,000.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

University of Texas at Arlington
Ref No.: 966393
Arlington, TX
Fund to build a website to map sites of conflict between Native Americans and Euro-Americans from 1821-1876.
Grant Amount: $20,000.00
Grant Date: 1/18/2017

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Foundation
Ref No.: 966459
Edinburg, TX
Funding for a series of lectures reflecting on the history and consequences of Hurricane Beulah (1967) and similar disasters, and their significance for contemporary society.
Grant Amount: $5,000.00
Grant Date: 5/17/2017

Grand Total

$508,156.72 
(30 items)