Permian Basin Area Foundation announces nearly $2.0 million in grants

Permian Basin Area Foundation has awarded $1,917,000 to nonprofit organizations serving West Texans during its fall grant cycle.

The Foundation resumed its regular competitive spring and fall grant cycles this year, after delaying last year’s spring cycle and focused on emergency funding due to the immediate needs presented by the pandemic, a news release detailed.

Out of an abundance of caution, there was no press conference to announce the grants.

“I continue to be so proud of our nonprofit organizations who continue to step up and serve our community. Their leadership and impact is immeasurable,” stated Grants Administrator Meagan Harris.

Grants were made to the following organizations:

>> American Heart Association.

>> Aphasia Center of West Texas.

>> Basin Dream Center for Orphans.

>> Basin PBS.

>> Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Permian Basin.

>> Big Spring Symphony Association.

>> Blackwell School Alliance.

>> Buffalo Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America.

>> Bush Tennis Center.

>> CASA of West Texas.

>> Christmas in Action Midland, Inc.

>> Family Crisis Center of the Big Bend.

>> Family Promise of Midland.

>> Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

>> Friends of the Jeff Davis Library.

>> Holy Cross Anglican Church.

>> Hospice of Midland.

>> Junior League of Midland.

>> Lilah Smith Safehouse.

>> MARC.

>> Marfa Education Foundation.

>> Martin County Historical Museum.

>> Midland Community Concert Association.

>> Midland Downtown Farmer’s Market.

>> Midland Festival Ballet.

>> Midland Storytelling Festival.

>> Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale.

>> Odessa Arts.

>> Odessa Christmas in Action.

>> Odessa Family YMCA.

>> Opportunity Tribe.

>> Permian Basin Be the Change.

>> Permian Basin Gifts of Hope.

>> Permian Basin Opera.

>> Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse.

>> Sibley Nature Center.

>> Special Olympics Texas.

>> Teen Challenge Adult Centers of Texas Inc.

>> The Attic Foster Network.

>> The George W. Bush Childhood Home Inc.

>> The Springboard Center.

>> United Way of Odessa.

Semi-annually, the Foundation announces competitive grant awards following review of applications submitted in the spring and fall. Spring grant cycle pre-applications are due on April 1, 2022. Visit to apply.