IP Receives $23K in Grants in 2020
Impossible Possibilities (IP) received $23,000 in grants from the Rainwater Foundation ($10,000), Texas Capital Bank ($7,000) and the Ryan Foundation ($5,000).
IP will use the funds for general support and to sustain its existing education programs. The organization’s Maven’s Milestones (MM) Reading Program. MM is an incentive-based reading achievement program that supports literacy for approximately 1,600 students at four Fort Worth ISD elementary schools.
The organization’s Scholarship Program awards $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors. IP recently awarded six new scholarships in 2020, and since 2009 has now awarded 83 scholarships to local students totaling $150,000.
The Rainwater Charitable Foundation (RCF) is a private family foundation based in Fort Worth, Texas founded by Richard E. Rainwater in 1991. Since its formation, RCF has initiatives centered around children, believing that high-quality education can transform the life trajectories of children and families.
Texas Capital Bank is a commercial bank that delivers highly personalized financial services to businesses and entrepreneurs. Launched in December 1998, Texas Capital Bank has grown from a small, private company into one of the largest independent banks in Texas. Headquartered in Dallas, the bank has full-service locations in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio.
The Ryan Foundation was founded by Helen McKee Ryan and her son, John P. Ryan in 1983. Helen Ryan was the widow of Thomas M. Ryan, a prominent businessman in Fort Worth. The mission of the foundation is to support a wide variety of public charities in the State of Texas, with an emphasis on Tarrant County and Fort Worth in the areas of health care, human and social services, education, children services, and the arts.