In 2015, the Trustees of the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation approved $2,430,900 in grants to 37 non-profit organizations and educational institutions.  Following is a list of major grants.  Where possible, there is a link to the grantee’s website.

Education & Teacher Training

Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA
                 Constitutional Seminars and curriculum support for teachers in New Mexico. 

Baylor University, Waco, TX
                 iCivics program teacher training and iEngage Summer Camp for high school students.

Law Focused Education, Inc., Austin, TX
                 Hatton W. Sumners Institutes on the Founding Documents Texas teacher training                  program and related projects.

Foundation for Teaching Economics, Davis, CA
                 Economic education program for Texas high school students and teachers.

Various Colleges & Universities in Texas and Oklahoma
                 Scholarship funds and related support.  

Civic Engagement & Public Affairs

National Center for Policy Analysis, Dallas, TX
                 2016 Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series.

Institute for Policy Innovation, Irving, TX
                 Lecture series on public policy issues.

Vote Smart, Philipsburg, MT
                  Funding for the Political Galaxy online research tool.

Glasshouse Policy, Austin, TX
                 General support for this cloud-based public policy development platform.

New Mexico First, Albuquerque, NM
                  Citizen Town Hall meetings.

The Texas Tribune, Austin, TX
                 General support for the Texas Tribune Festival, an annual public policy event,
                 and related local public policy forums.

Youth Leadership & Citizenship

Center for Politics & Governance, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Austin TX
                  2017 Hatton W. Sumners Student Leadership Conference.

The Fund for American Studies, Washington, DC
                  Scholarships to attend TFAS summer programs in Washington, DC.

Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life - University of Texas, Austin, TX
                  Funding for the New Politics Forum and related programming.

The Arc of Collin, Dallas & Rockwall Counties, Dallas, TX
                  Funding for The Leadership Institute.  

Law Focused Education, Austin, TX  
                 Funding for the Texas Citizen Bee high school civics competition. 

National Center for Policy Analysis, Dallas, TX
                 Funding for the 2016 Hatton W. Sumners Scholars Public Policy Seminar

YMCA Youth & Government Programs in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico  
                  General Program Support.