Press Releases

Trellis Foundation Announces Grant Awards for June 2022

2022-07-29T14:39:25-05:00July 29, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

Trellis Foundation is pleased to announce more than $2.5 million was awarded in June to support work across Texas, with an emphasis on statewide networks and strengthening postsecondary institutions’ mental health resources.$101,000 to the Education Trust to advance equitable justice policy in Texas, elevate promising practices, and address challenges related to the equitable distribution of [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces 2022 Mental Health and Wellbeing Grant Cohort

2022-07-29T14:44:26-05:00July 29, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

In response to heightened concerns over students’ mental health and wellbeing and its effect on student outcomes, Trellis Foundation is pleased to announce the grantees selected for funding support and participation in a two-year Mental Health and Wellbeing Learning Community. Cohort members: Alamo Colleges Amarillo College Angelo State University Austin Community College District Paul Quinn [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces Grant Awards for March 2022

2022-03-11T18:48:09-05:00March 11, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

Trellis Foundation is pleased to announce our March 2022 grant awards totaling $477,500 for regional work to support postsecondary student success. Awarded grantees will leverage the expertise of technical assistance opportunities in the areas of mental health, college advising, and landscape analyses. $350,000 to the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) to serve as lead [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces Changes to Board Leadership

2022-01-18T18:31:26-05:00January 18, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

Round Rock, TX – Trellis Foundation, a public charitable organization focused on improving college attainment for low-income students and students of color in Texas, has announced the appointments of Dr. Mark Milliron as chair and Ms. Dora Ann Verde as vice chair to its board of directors. Dr. Milliron will assume the role of chair [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces Grant Awards for December 2021

2021-12-09T09:09:57-05:00December 9, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

Trellis Foundation is pleased to announce our December 2021 grant awards totaling $645,057 to support critical efforts aimed at understanding student needs to reduce postsecondary disparities. Awarded grantees seek to identify strategies and tools to reduce postsecondary barriers, improve equity of student outcomes, and increase policymakers’ understanding of the challenges Texans are facing in education [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces Grant Awards for September 2021

2021-09-24T10:05:36-05:00September 24, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

We are pleased to announce the awarding of $644,041 this September, in support of critical efforts designed to increase college student enrollment, retention and success. Grants will address a range of goals, including addressing the racial and economic disparities exposed and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting critical infrastructure change and leadership at colleges [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces Grant Awards for June 2021

2021-09-24T10:05:03-05:00September 24, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

We are pleased to announce the awarding of $300,000 in June, in support of national and state-wide partnerships that will lead to greater college access and success. These grants aim to expand college-related services, improve students’ educational pathways, and close the attainment divide through collective efforts, advocacy and knowledge-building. $200,000 to the Aspen Institute to [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces Grant Awards for March 2021

2021-06-03T15:36:36-05:00June 3, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

We are pleased to announce the awarding of $2,237,869 this March. Grants selected will support capacity-building and alignment of systems that support student success. Awards included one grant focused on racial justice and eight grantees selected in response to the Foundation’s Request for Proposals in support of Regional Ecosystem Innovation for Reskilling/Upskilling in Texas. $247,339 [...]

Trellis Foundation is Hiring: Grants and Operations Assistant

2021-03-15T16:52:19-05:00March 15, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

Trellis Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Grants and Operations Assistant. The Grants and Operations Assistant will be the backbone of the operational support for the team. This role is responsible for various aspects of grant compliance and administrative/operational support for the Foundation. This will include monitoring documents and processes [...]

Trellis Foundation Announces Grant Awards for December 2020

2021-03-03T13:34:53-05:00January 28, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

We are pleased to announce the awarding of $793,090 in December 2020, in support of efforts that will lead to greater access to higher education and student success for students seeking to transfer from one institution to another or re-connect to higher education after time spent in the workforce. Grants selected will support student success [...]