The Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color is proud to have some amazing funding and institutional partners that support our mission and goals. This support has enabled a solid launch for our Consortium, and it portends positively for things to come.
Consortium Partners Include:
The Kresge Foundation is currently providing us grant funding to support our strategic planning efforts as well as the piloting of our capacity-building tools and activities with Consortium partners.
Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) has given Project MALES funding and in-kind support since its inception, first under the leadership of Dr. Gregory Vincent, and now under the current leadership of Dr. Leonard Moore, Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement.
The Greater Texas Foundation (TG) has generously provided grant funding to Project MALES from the very beginning which has been essential in the successful execution of our goals to improve the academic and personal success of male students of color in Texas.
Trellis Foundation has also supported PM from its origins, first awarding Project MALES grant funding to continue the development of the mentorship program, as well as funding to support the Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has continued its support of of the Project MALES and the Texas Male Student Leadership Summit. We are thankful for their continuing support throughout the past ten years.
St. David’ Foundation believes that good health is the starting point for everything important in life – family, career, learning, loving and leisure. Since 2017 when we added our new theme of Health and Wellness, St. David’s Foundation has been support of our efforts to making sure that our students are not only educated but living healthy lives.
Our external evaluator for the Consortium is Dr. Luis Ponjuán, associate professor at Texas A&M University. TAMU is also providing the Consortium with in-kind support that will provide for a robust evaluation of all Consortium activities through 2019, and is leading Consortium efforts in the development of CBTA’s (Capacity Building Tools and Activities) to help build the capacity of our Consortium partner institutions.
Alamo Colleges District (ACD) is one of the first community college district wide institutions to join the Consortium. We thank ACD for their leadership in helping Project MALES and the Consortium build our movement to more effectively serve male students of color in Texas.
Tarrant County College District (TCCD) is one of the first community college district wide institutions to join the Consortium. We thank TCCD for their leadership in helping Project MALES and the Consortium build our movement to more effectively serve male students of color in Texas.