The list below includes a sampling of Tapestry Foundation's past grants:

  • AISD Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Initiative: a three year challenge grant in partnership with the Buena Vista Foundation and the Klein Family to change the culture of our schools through providing students with skills to manage and express their feelings, form healthy relationships, and develop resilience. Thus far, the program is serving 44,000 students in AISD with plans to expand to all 86,000 in the next two years.

  • Success by 6 Play and Learn: Enabled underserved children who do not benefit from Head Start or childcare to become school-ready through parental coaching from a qualified early learning coach at classes in accessible neighborhood locations.

  • Literacy Coalition of Central Texas: Established the Texas Literacy AmeriCorps program to provide such literacy services as, Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, GED, Family Literacy, Early Childhood Literacy, Civics and Citizenship, Computer Literacy, Health Literacy, Financial Literacy, and more.

  • SSP Learning Center: a rich, supportive environment for families in which an ESL learning center for parents provides pre-school experiences to accompanying children while parents learn English.

  • Mainspring: a monthly evening support program that provides low-income parents using government subsidized childcare vouchers with parental skills training as transition from welfare to work.

  • Harry Ransom Center supports the Thomas Staley Endowment.

  • Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center provides underserved children opportunities to experience nature.

  • Jeramiah Program: Helping transform the lives of single mothers and their children, through housing and education, breaking the cycle of poverty two generations at a time.

  • Communities in Schools provide counseling in an elementary school for students who need more intensive social and emotional support .