The Hogg Foundation invests in programs and services, policy analysis, research, and education to support the resilience, mental health and well-being of all Texans. Grants are awarded through competitive requests for proposals (RFPs). This table shows all awarded grants since August 2008.
In March of 2020, the Hogg Foundation, like much of the rest of the world, had to pivot due to a public health catastrophe. With this pivot, we wanted to support the tireless work of our grantees and their efforts to fulfill their missions. Here we focus on just two: Texas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and Galveston County Food Bank. Learn more
“Noise” isn’t typically thought of as a desirable outcome for a professional conference. But PeerFest, modeled on the national Alternatives Conference, offered attendees a restorative mix of the practical and the experiential – sessions on neuroplasticity mingled with workshops on therapeutic drumming. Learn more
For years, Eugenia sought the right kind of support for her eldest son Greg who has special needs. It’s a struggle African Americans living in rural Texas know all too well. Often, in lieu of clinical sources of aid, African Americans turn to spiritual advisors and circles instead. At God’s Way Christian Baptist Church, Eugenia and her son found both. Learn more
While completion of a doctoral internship is required for students training to become licensed psychologists, shortages in available positions delay licensure and impede the expansion and retention of a quality behavioral health workforce. In an effort to expand and diversify opportunities, the Hogg Foundation funded the development and accreditation of eight internship programs across Texas. Learn more
When an organization’s capacity for working on mental health policy issues increases, the needs and voices of Texans living with mental illness have a greater impact on policymaking. Unfortunately, many organizations lack the resources or expertise to tackle mental health policy issues head on. The Hogg Foundation Policy Academy and Fellows Program are increasing capacity and expertise to advance mental health policy in Texas. Learn more
For many years, individuals who were identified as having a mental illness were merely “treated” with no hope of a better life. However, there has been a shift from a medical model of treatment to recovery-oriented care. The American Psychiatric Nurses Association Texas Chapter is integrating and promoting recovery among organizations throughout Texas. Learn more