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 HCHD Foundation Children's Health Fund

The Harris County Hospital District Foundation manages a permanent endowment devoted to children’s health issues in Harris County.  The endowment is a tri-party agreement between: Harris County, the Harris Health System, and the HCHD Foundation.  The proceeds of this endowment support integrated health projects for children who are not eligible for other similar services and who are at the highest risk in our society.  Grant requests must be for projects providing direct services to children within the Harris Health System service area (   

The 2014 grant cycle RFP is now available

If you have any questions about the grant process, please contact Alix CaDavid, Grants & Programs Manager.

Congratulations to the 2013 Grant Recipients!


Child BuildersAdopt-A-School Program at Yellowstone Academy.  This is a train the trainer program for teachers to provide parenting classes.

Children at Risk: Triple P Pilot is a train the trainer program for a group of 10 Harris Health staff that will be offering parenting support groups.

El Centro del Corazon: Children's Behavioral Health Services Program. The grant helps pay for psychological assessments for low-income children.

Family Services of Greater Houston: Grant is to provide counseling services in the South Region of HISD.

Harris Health System/ School-Based Clinics: School-Based Integrated Health Project to provide mental health prevention programming.

Hispanic Health Coalition: BOUNCE Healthy Lifestyle Program for Latino teenagers.

Houston Area Community Services: Integrated Health Impact Program for young adults living at Covenant House.

Houston Independent School District: Lamar High School Behavioral Health Collaborative.  Grant is to provide case management services.   

Star of Hope: Project Star Bright provides childhood mental health promotion, prevention, and intervention services to homeless