Awarded Grants

Project ABLE (Art Brokers Learning Experiences)

To provide a year-round arts-based program to 100 disconnected youth in Fabens, TX, using the Artists-in-Residence model and pilot the model in San Elizario, TX.

Grant Information

Grant Amount: $134,035.50

Project Start Date: October 1, 2021

Project End Date: March 31, 2023


Creative Kids, Inc.

Contact: Mrs. Andrea Gates-Ingle

Phone: (915) 533-9575

Program Lead

Sandra Day

Phone: 915-218-2617

PDNHF Initiative: Healthy Kids

The goal of the Healthy Kids Initiative is to improve a range of health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth in the Paso del Norte region in high quality programs during out-of-school hours. The Health Foundation refers to “disconnected youth” as people between the ages of 5-17 who are not involved in out-of-school activities or not working. Evidence indicates that youth who are involved in out-of-school programs are less likely to use drugs, alcohol, or be involved in criminal activity. Well-designed youth activities increase protective factors needed for youth to lead healthy and productive lives.

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Foundation Staff: Sandra Day

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