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Hancock Whitney Announces $950,000 in Grants from Local Foundations to Southeast Texas Area Nonprofits

BEAUMONT, Texas (November 1, 2023)—Hancock Whitney honored 55 Southeast Texas nonprofit organizations and presented grants totaling approximately $950,000 on behalf of six prominent Beaumont area foundations at the annual “Harvest of Giving” awards ceremony held at the Jefferson Theatre in downtown Beaumont, Texas.

Untitled design (18)Presented on behalf of the Helen G. Bell Charitable Trust, H.E. & Kate Dishman Charitable Foundation Trust, Eva Dujay Foundation–Mary Harold Medical Trust, H.H. & Edna Houseman Charitable Trust, Roy & M. Permenter Charitable Foundation, and B.A. & Elinor Steinhagen Benevolent Trust, the grants support organizations committed to enhancing arts, community services, education, health, and social welfare.

Each year Southeast Texas nonprofits are invited to participate in a unified grant application process for funds available from six private foundations. Hancock Whitney Trust and Asset Management serves as trustee of these foundations.

“For over forty years, approximately 2,000 grants totaling over $37 million have been awarded to deserving nonprofits,” said Hancock Whitney Beaumont Market President Bill Darling. “Harvest of Giving spotlights the organizations making a daily impact on local people and communities while recognizing the charitable endeavors of the private foundations that make the nonprofits’ work possible. Hancock Whitney is honored to be part of this effort to create more opportunities and stronger quality of life for Southeast Texas.”

Grant recipients by category include:

•    Art Museum of Southeast
•    Beaumont Children’s Museum
•    Beaumont Community Players
•    Beaumont Heritage Society
•    City of Beaumont/Jefferson Theatre
•    KVLU
•    Port Arthur Historical Society
•    Southeast Texas Arts Council
•    Symphony of Southeast Texas
•    Texas Energy Museum

Community Services
•    American National Red Cross
•    Beaumont Botanical Gardens
•    Big Thicket Association
•    Friends of Kountze Public Library
•    Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
•    The Giving Field
•    Nederland Masonic Lodge #1368
•    Nehemiah’s Vision
•    SETX Nonprofit Development Center
•    Vidor Rotary Club

•    Communities in Schools
•    Green Dot Public Schools SETX
•    Hughen Center
•    IEA – Inspire, Encourage, Achieve

•    Anayat House
•    Birthright of Beaumont
•    Child Abuse & Forensic Services
•    CHRISTUS Health Foundation of SETX
•    Hospice Care Team
•    Julie Rogers “Gift of Life” Program
•    Life Resource
•    Rape & Suicide Crisis Center of SETX
•    RISE Center for Independent Living
•    Samaritan Counseling Center of SETX
•    Shorkey Education & Rehabilitation Center
•    Special Olympics Texas
•    Stable – Spirit
•    TDA Smiles Foundation
•    University of Texas Health Science Center

Social Welfare
•    Boys’ Haven of America
•    Buckner Children and Family Services
•    CASA of the Sabine Neches Region
•    Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas
•    Girls Haven
•    The H.O.W. Center
•    Habitat for Humanity
•    Harvest House Ministry
•    Nutrition & Services for Seniors
•    Orange Christian Services
•    Salvation Army - Orange
•    SETX Family Resource Center
•    SETX Food Bank
•    United Board of Missions
•    United Christian Care Center of Vidor
•    United Way of Beaumont & North Jefferson County