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. 
                 $20,000

Baylor University, Waco, TX
                 iCivics program teacher training and iEngage Summer Camp for high school students.
                 $30,000

Law Focused Education, Inc., Austin, TX
                 Hatton W. Sumners Institutes on the Founding Documents Texas teacher training                  program and related projects.
                 $335,000

Foundation for Teaching Economics, Davis, CA
                 Economic education program for Texas high school students and teachers.
                 $75,000

Various Colleges & Universities in Texas and Oklahoma
                 Scholarship funds and related support.  
                 $557,000

Civic Engagement & Public Affairs

National Center for Policy Analysis, Dallas, TX
                 2016 Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series.
                 $150,000

Institute for Policy Innovation, Irving, TX
                 Lecture series on public policy issues.
                  $150,000

Vote Smart, Philipsburg, MT
                  Funding for the Political Galaxy online research tool.
                  $15,000

Glasshouse Policy, Austin, TX
                 General support for this cloud-based public policy development platform.
                  $50,000

New Mexico First, Albuquerque, NM
                  Citizen Town Hall meetings.
                  $70,000

The Texas Tribune, Austin, TX
                 General support for the Texas Tribune Festival, an annual public policy event,
                 and related local public policy forums.
                  $100,000

Youth Leadership & Citizenship

Center for Politics & Governance, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Austin TX
                  2017 Hatton W. Sumners Student Leadership Conference.
                  $180,000

The Fund for American Studies, Washington, DC
                  Scholarships to attend TFAS summer programs in Washington, DC.
                  $45,000

Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life - University of Texas, Austin, TX
                  Funding for the New Politics Forum and related programming.
                  $175,000

The Arc of Collin, Dallas & Rockwall Counties, Dallas, TX
                  Funding for The Leadership Institute.  
                  $15,000

Law Focused Education, Austin, TX  
                 Funding for the Texas Citizen Bee high school civics competition. 
                  $40,000

National Center for Policy Analysis, Dallas, TX
                 Funding for the 2016 Hatton W. Sumners Scholars Public Policy Seminar
                  $80,000

YMCA Youth & Government Programs in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico  
                  General Program Support.  
                  $350,000