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Power Up Grant Recipients

October 2019 Award Total: $149,796.26


Boys & Girls Club of DeWitt County
$20,000.00
AC Units and Drinking Fountain

 

City of Seguin-Main Street
$10,000.00
Downtown Historic District Beautification Project

 

City of Waelder Police Department
$16,265.40
Patrol Vehicle Equipment Replacement

 

Goliad Main Street
$14,816.00
Downtown Lighting

 

Jane Yelvington McCallum Public Library
$5,714.86
Library Project

 

Lords Little Angels Daycare
$3,000.00
Playground Equipment

 

McQueeney VFD
$20,000.00
Vehicle Rescue Extrication Tools

 

Moulton Fire Department
$20,000.00
New Fire Station

 

Moulton Police Department
$20,000.00
Patrol Vehicle

 

Nordheim Volunteer Fire Company
$20,000.00
LED Message Center

October 2017 Award Total: $193,834.10

 

ABC Yorktown Elementary
$16,605.00
Teaching With Technology

 

Cuero Development Corporation/December Events Committee
$20,000.00
Complete the Conversion to LED Bulbs for Cuero’s Christmas in the Park

 

Gonzales County Senior Citizens Association, Inc
$10,000.00
Transportation/Delivery Vehicle

 

Gonzales Noon Lions Club Foundation
$20,000.00
Splash Pad

 

La Vernia Historical Association
$20,000.00
La Vernia Veteran’s Memorial – Walls for Names of Veterans – Phase II

 

Seguin Conservation Society
$3,126.25
Refurbishing the Texas Theatre Marquee

 

Shiner KC’s
$20,000.00
Installation of ADA Ramps for Main Hall Entrances; Repaint Main Kitchen

Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin
$20,000.00
Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin Board Master Plan – Phase II

 

The Friends of Polley Mansion
$20,000.00
Historic Restoration: Whitehall—The Polley Mansion

 

YMCA of Greater San Antonio
$20,000.00
Gear & Equipment for Youth Sports Program at Cibolo Youth Sports Complex

 

Yoakum Heritage Museum
$7,807.89
New Wiring and Fire Alarm

 

Yorktown Police Dept
$16,294.96
Police Equipment Upgrade

October 2015 Award Total: $146,300.00


City of Stockdale Fire Dept.
$20,000.00
Rescue Tools for Vehicle Extraction

 

Community Child Development Center, Seguin
$20,000.00
Building and Equipment Improvements

 

Gonzales Volunteer Fire Dept.
$20,000.00
Self-contained Breathing Apparatus

 

American Legion Post 201, Shiner
$20,000.00
Roof Replacement

 

Lavaca Medical Center
$20,000.00
Outdoor Fitness Trail Improvements

 

Pet Adoptions of Cuero
$20,000.00
Animal Shelter Building Improvements

 

Seguin Christian Academy
$19,500.00
Phase II – Build the Future

 

City of Seguin
$6,800.00
Bike Racks for Downtown and Trails

April 2019 Award Total: $165,986.00


Yoakum Economic Development Corporation
$3,294.00
Downtown Lighting

 

Lifeway Baptist Church School
$20,000.00
Playground Equipment

 

Seguin Little League
$18,000.00
Shade Structures

 

Meyersville Fireman’s Association
$20,000.00
New Fire Station

 

Hope Community Center
$15,892.00
Bathrooms and AC Update

 

Yorktown Western Days Association
$20,000.00
Park Power

 

Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center
$20,000.00
Heritage Village Electrical Enhancement Project

 

Yorktown Chamber of Commerce
$20,000.00
Community Venue Renovation

 

Lockhart Cemetery Association
$8,800.00
Groundskeeping Equipment
 

Ottine Volunteer Fire Department
$20,000.00
Fire Engine Purchase

 

April 2017 Award Total: $167,281.24


Volunteer Fire Department of Westhoff
$20,000.00
Fundraiser for Firetruck

 

City of Gonzales
$19,646.00
Circulation Desk at Gonzales Public Library

 

Cibolo Grange #1541
$20,000.00
2017 Facility Improvement Project

 

Yoakum Volunteer Fire Department
$20,000.00
Rescue/Pumper Truck

 

Yorktown Little League
$20,000.00
Diamond Project

 

Seguin Chamber of Commerce: Leadership Class of 2016-2017
$15,000.00
Improvements to the Juan Seguin Burial Site

 

La Vernia Education Foundation
$20,000.00
La Vernia High School Library Renovation

 

Friends of the Yorktown Public Library
$12,635.24
Library Interior Renovations (Non-structural)

 

Yoakum Chamber of Commerce
$20,000.00
Upgrade of Sound System in Community Center

October 2018 Award Total: $111,729.00


Bartoskewitz Farm Foundation
$12,000.00
ECA Puls Farm Heritage Center

 

Community Council of South Central Texas
$20,000.00
Safe at Home

 

Disciple Oaks Camp & Retreat
$12,615.00
AC Units

 

First Baptist Church Food Pantry (Yoakum Food Pantry)
$19,175.00
Generator

 

Navarro Intermediate School
$20,000.00
Playground Equipment

 

City of New Berlin
$20,000.00
Playground Equipment

 

Lavaca Swimming Pool
$7,939.00
Outdoor Recreational Events & Activities and Water Safety Training

October 2016 Award Total: $156,000.00


Guadalupe County Children’s Advocacy Center
$20,000.00
New Building

 

Hallettsville ISD
$20,000.00
Stadium and Field Improvement Project

 

Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center
$20,000.00
Mountain Bike Skills Park

 

Moulton Lions Club
$5,500.00
SPOT Vision Screener

 

City of Schertz
$20,000.00
Playscape Restroom Building

 

Seguin Art League
$10,611.00
Community Programs for Elderly Residents and Veterans

 

York Creek VFD
$17,016.00
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

 

McQueeney VFD
$10,978.00
Firefighting Foam Project

 

City of Cibolo
$19,530.00
Al Rich Park Renovation

 

Blossom Fields
$8,000.00
Tablets & Loom for Handicapped Adult Learning Program

 

Guadalupe County CERT
$4,365.00
Equipment for Volunteer Response Team Members

April 2020 Award Total: $157,166.56


Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity
$16,612.06
Critical Home Repair Program

 

Shiner Comanche Band
$20,000.00
New Instruments

 

Gonzales County Emergency Services District #1
$13,520.00
UTV with Rescue Skid for Rough Terrain

 

Legacy Ranch – Family Link Treatment
$18,431.50
Sports Court

 

City of Gonzales – Gonzales Memorial Museum
$20,000.00
Reflection Pool Restoration

 

Nixon-Smiley CISD
$19,960.00
Acer Chrome Tablets

 

DeWitt County Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1029
$15,000.00
Veteran Center Improvements

 

Hallettsville Garden Club
$19,975.00
Structural Improvements

 

DeWitt County Drainage District No. 1
$13,668.00
Spraying Equipment

April 2018 Award Total: $159,842.72


Cuero Regional Hospital EMS
$20,000.00
New LifePak 15 Cardiac Monitor/Defibrillator

 
 

 

Waelder VFD
$20,000.00
SCBA Refill System

 
 

 

City of Marion
$20,000.00
Vintage Street Lights

 

 

Gonzales Regional Child Advocacy Center (Norma’s House)
$16,000.00
Norma’s House Safe Haven (building improvements)

 

 

Yoakum Community Hospital
$20,000.00
3D Mammography (improved breast cancer screening)

 

 

County Line Community Band
$3,842.72
Cargo Trailer

 

 

Gonzales Apache Band Boosters
$20,000.00
Apache Band Uniforms

 

 

Guadalupe Regional Medical Foundation
$20,000.00
GRMC IPRU Patient Kitchen Remodel

 

 

Gonzales Crystal Theater
$20,000.00
Roof and Ceiling Repairs

April 2016 Award Total: $177,400.20


Guadalupe County Master Gardeners, Schertz
$20,000.00
Community Garden Improvement Project

 

Salvation Army of Comal County
$20,000.00
Community Kitchen Commercial Upgrade

 

City of Yoakum Carl and Mary Welhausen Library
$20,000.00
Library Renovation

 

Shiner Chamber of Commerce
$1,260.00
Signage Refurbishment

 

Pioneer Village Living History Center
$10,000.00
Accessible Restrooms

 

Seguin ISD
$6,120.00
3D Printer

 

Habitable Spaces
$20,000.00
Facility Improvements

 

DeWitt County Historical Museum
$5,403.00
Window Film Project

 

Ander-Weser VFD
$3,357.20
VHF Mobile Radio for New Rescue Vehicle

 

Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum
$20,000.00
Renovation of English-German School

 

Navarro Athletic Booster Club
$20,000.00
Sidewalk on Link Road

 

Seguin-Guadalupe County Heritage Museum
$11,260.00
Roof Repair

 

American Legion Dinter Post 3
$20,000.00
Building Improvements