Grants & Grantees

Small Grants (First Round)

During our first round of Small Grants, the Foundation awarded six grants totaling $100,000 to nonprofits that expand access to medicine, health care services, and health education to vulnerable individuals in and from Venezuela.

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Grantees

Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation Colombia

Working to benefit approximately 350 migrant Venezuelan women, this project increases access to healthcare services, helps reduce maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality, and helps prevent complications in high-risk pregnancies.

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Cuatro Por Venezuela

Working to provide folic acid and iron supplements to approximately 200 pregnant women, this project will help prevent premature birth and low birth weight in newborns. A second project will provide specialized medication to help prevent organ rejection in people who have received liver, heart, or kidney transplants.

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Driscoll Children's Hospital

Focusing on Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) in newborns, this project led by Venezuelan residents will help implement an efficient CCHD screening in Venezuela and improve the current diagnostic gap of this severe birth defect, while also generating capacity among Venezuelan doctors and nurses.

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FIBUSPAM

Providing direct medical, dental, and vision care through its charitable clinic in Riobamba, Ecuador, this project provides free, priority access for 300 Venezuelan refugees. It will also raise awareness of this service within the Venezuelan refugee populations in Ecuador to ensure continued access to high-quality medical care.

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Latin Ladies Foundation of Houston

Focusing on individuals in Venezuela with Huntington Disease, this project will lessen their suffering by providing much needed sanitary supplies and nutritional supplements to enhance delicate health conditions.

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Saludos Connection

Working to repair and update two damaged operating rooms and a pre-anesthetic area, this project will return these rooms to functionality, which increases the capacity to treat patients and provides space for critical training hours for medical students. A second project will recognize and incentivize doctors who are voluntarily providing medical services to children in the remote areas of one of the poorest states in Venezuela.

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