Category: News

Sade Jackson joins the NestQuest team!

Sade Jackson joins the NestQuest team!

NestQuest is delighted to introduce our newest team member, Sade Jackson! Sade is an experienced Case Manager bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience on how to best support families on our program. Sade received her MSW from Baylor University, having received her BA in Social Work from Prairie View A&M University. Sade’s […]

NestQuest awarded $6000 grant by the Ecolab Foundation

NestQuest awarded $6000 grant by the Ecolab Foundation

NestQuest are delighted to announce we have been awarded a $6000 grant from the Ecolab Foundation! Founded in 1986, The Ecolab Foundation has donated over $114 million with a focus on educational, cultural, and community development programs which are good for society, and good for business. This generous grant from Ecolab Foundation will support NestQuest’s […]

NestQuest awarded $500 grant by the American Woodmark Foundation

NestQuest awarded $500 grant by the American Woodmark Foundation

NestQuest are delighted to have received a generous grant from the American Woodmark Foundation. The American Woodmark Foundation was founded in 1995 and has a history of outreach programs focused on sustaining our communities, helping charitable organizations fulfill their missions and simply being good neighbors. Upon receiving these funds NestQuest can continue on it’s mission […]

The Bridges Collaborative

The Bridges Collaborative

NestQuest Houston Selected as Inaugural Member of The Bridges Collaborative, A Nationwide Initiative to Advance Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Education. The first-of-its-kind collaboration connects 56 school and housing groups from 21 states, covering 3.5 million children; Represents the most significant grassroots effort focused on school integration in decades.

2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency

2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency

NestQuest Houston are delighted to have earned a 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency. NestQuest Houston just earned a 2020 Platinum Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. By sharing these metrics, we’re helping the sector move beyond simplistic financial ratios to assess nonprofit progress. We chose to display quantitative metrics such as […]

What Does Opportunity Mean?

Opportunity means something different to everyone. People live and thrive in every neighborhood. So how do we at NestQuest determine opportunity for the families who choose to work with us? Our program is based on a body of research which demonstrated that the neighborhood in which children grow up, can set the foundations for how […]

COVID – 19 Community Resources

COVID – 19 Community Resources

If you are experiencing a sudden loss of income or any other obstacles during this difficult time, you may find a resource listed below. This is a small sampling of the many non-profits serving the Houston community. For a comprehensive listing of services specific to your situation and location, you can call the United Way Helpline […]

Why is Voucher Mobility Important?

Voucher Mobility programs offer households a choice in where they decide to make a home for their families. A strong body of research has demonstrated the powerful lifelong effects on children who move out of high-poverty areas.  These recent studies, conducted by Opportunity Insights, looked at long term census data in 2015 and again in 2019. […]