Grants

A Collection of Grants That May Be of Interest to Our Partners

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January

Urban Forest Grant

Due Date: January 1 and July 1

Funder: City of Austin

Who Qualifies: Anyone

Geographic Focus: Austin

Website: https://www.austintexas.gov/page/urban-forest-grant

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Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants

Due Date: January 10, 2022

Funder: Burrough’s Welcome Fund

Project Focus: Investigations of climate change’s impact on human health

Geographic Focus: National

Average Grant Size: $2,500-50,000

Website:...

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Farm to School Grant

Due Date: January 10, 2022

Funder: USDA

Who Qualifies: Schools

Geographic Focus Area: National

Average Grant Size: $50,000-$500,000

Website: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336252

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TLL Temple Foundation

Due Date: January 12, April 13, July 13

LOI before full application

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Access, Education, Economic Opportunities, Health, Human Services, Arts and Culture, Environment and Conservation

Geographic Focus Area: East Texas

Average Grant Size: up to 30% of organizational budget

Website:...

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Community Impact Grants

Due Date: January 15 and June 15

Funder: Applied Materials

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus: Education, Arts and Culture, Civic Engagement, and Environment

Geographic Focus: Austin

Website: https://www.appliedmaterials.com/company/corporate-responsibility/purpose

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Episcopal Health Foundation

Due Date: January 24, 2022, May 2, 2022, July 11, 2022

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Health

Geographic Focus Area: Texas

Website: https://www.episcopalhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/EHF_grant_brochure_2022_FINAL.pdf

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Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program

Due Date: January 25, 2022

Funder: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Project Focus: Wetland Restoration and Environmental Education

Geographic Focus: National

Website: https://www.nfwf.org/programs/five-star-and-urban-waters-restoration-grant-program?activeTab=tab-2

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Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities

Due Date: January 28, 2022

Funder: FEMA

Who Qualifies: Governments

Project Focus: Park Funding and Capital/Land Aquisition

Geographic Focus: United States

Average Grant Size: Giving up to $1 Billion in grants

Website: https://www.fema.gov/grants/mitigation/building-resilient-infrastructure-communities

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Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant

Due Date: January 28, 2022

Funder: NFWF

Who Qualifies: Non Profits, Government Agencies, Schools, Colleges/Universities

Project Focus: Restoration of Coastal, Wetland, and Riparian ecosystems. Programming in those spaces can also be funded with this program

Geographic Focus: United States

Average Grant Size: Giving up to $1.5 million away

Website:...

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Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant

Due Date: January 28, 2022

Funder: FEMA

Who Qualifies: Government Agencies

Project Focus: Flood Mitigation

Geographic Focus: United States

Average Grant Size: Giving up to $160 Trillion in grants

Website: https://www.fema.gov/grants/mitigation/floods

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Brown Foundation

Due Dates: January 31, May 31, July 30, October 29

Pre-application process before full application

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Geographic Focus Area: Houston

Website: https://www.brownfoundation.org/

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Conservation Wrangler

Due Date: January 31, 2022

Funder: Texan by Nature

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits, City Governments, Conservation Groups

Project Focus: Conservation Projects

Geographic Focus: Texas

Average Grant Size: Programmatic Support

Website: https://texanbynature.org/programs/conservation-wrangler/

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February

Burdine Johnson Foundation

Due Dates: February 1, 2022

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Arts, Education, Health, Human Services, Environment, and Historic Preservation

Geographic Focus Area: Hays County and Central Texas

Average Grant Size: $5,000 - $10,000

Website: https://theburdinejohnsonfoundation.org/our-focus

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Monarch Garden Grants

Due Date: February 15, 2022

Funder: Native Plant Society of Texas

Who Qualifies: Nature Centers, Schools

Project Focus: Monarch Gardens

Geographic Focus: Texas

Average Grant Size: $400

Website: http://npsot.org/wp/monarchs/

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Biodiversity Conservation Grants

Due Date: February 17, 2022

Funder: National Environmental Education Foundation and Toyota

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits, State or Federal Government Agencies, Federally Recognized Tribes, Local Governments, and Educational Institutions

Project Focus Area: Habitat enhancements on public lands

Geographic Focus Area: United States

Website:...

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NOAA Gulf of Mexico Bay Watershed Education and Training (Gulf B-WET) Program

Due Date: February 18, 2022

Funder: NOAA

Project Focus: Experiential learning for K-12 audiences

Geographic Focus: Texas

Website:...

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Community Grant Program

Due Date: February 28, 2022

Funder: ARC’TERYX

Who Qualifies: Local, Grassroots, Individuals and Organizations

Project Focus Area: Groups working towards the increase of access to nature for people who have traditionally been excluded from the outdoors

Geographic Focus Area: International

Average Grant Size: $5,000

Website:...

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West Rock Foundation

Due Date: February 28 and August 31

Funder: West Rock

Project Focus: Water, Trees and Conservation

Geographic Focus: Communities where West Rock operates

Website: https://www.westrockfoundation.org/

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March

Community Assistance in Conservation and Outdoor Recreation

Due Date: March 1, 2022

Funder: National Park Service

Who Qualifies: Community groups, Non-Profits, Tribal Governments, National Parks, Local and State Agencies

Geographic Focus Area: United States

Website: https://www.nps.gov/orgs/rtca/apply.htm

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Garden Grants

Due Date: March 11, 2022

Funder: Whole Kids Foundation/Whole Foods

Who Qualifies: Schools and Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Edible Education Gardens

Geographic Focus Area: United States

Average Grant Size: $3,000

Website: https://www.wholekidsfoundation.org/programs/school-gardens-grant

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Connect Young Children and Nature: City Assistance Opportunity

Due Date: March 18, 2022

Funder: Children and Nature Network

Who Qualifies: Cities

Project Focus Area: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)

Geographic Focus Area: United States

Website: https://www.childrenandnature.org/resources/connect-young-children-to-naturecity-assistance-opportunity/

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Community Grants

Due Date: March 31 and September 30

Funder: Kleberg Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Geographic Focus Area: South Texas

Website: https://www.klebergfoundation.org/grant-guidelines/

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Ewing Halsell Foundation

Due Date: March 31 and August 31

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: K-12 Education

Geographic Focus Area: Bexar County

Website: https://www.ewinghalsell.org/grants

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April

TLL Temple Foundation

Due Date: January 12, April 13, July 13

LOI before full application

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Access, Education, Economic Opportunities, Health, Human Services, Arts and Culture, Environment and Conservation

Geographic Focus Area: East Texas

Average Grant Size: up to 30% of organizational budget

Website:...

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Trail Fund

Due Date: April 15, 2022

Funder: Trails Move People Coalition

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits, Federal, State, Regional and Local Governments, Schools, Tribal Units

Project Focus Area: Motorized and Nonmotorized Trails

Geographic Focus Area: All of United States

Grant Size: Request the full amount needed to complete the project

Match: 20% Match required

Website:...

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Austin Parks Foundation - Community Grants

Due Date: April 30 and September 30

Funder: Austin Parks Foundation

Who Qualifies: Park Stakeholder Groups

Project Focus: Park activation

Geographic Focus: Projects on City of Austin Park Land

Average Grant Size: $5,000-$50,000

Website: https://austinparks.org/community-grants/

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Community and School Gardens Special Initiative

Due Date: April 30, 2022

Funder: Emerson Collective

Who Qualifies: Non-Profit Organizations

Project Focus Area: Support the creation, improvement or expansion of community and school gardens

Geographic Focus Area: United States

Average Grant Size: $10,000

Website:...

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May

Episcopal Health Foundation

Due Date: January 24, 2022, May 2, 2022, July 11

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Health

Geographic Focus Area: Texas

Website: https://www.episcopalhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/EHF_grant_brochure_2022_FINAL.pdf

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Brown Foundation

Due Dates: January 31, May 31, July 30, October 29

Pre-application process before full application

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Geographic Focus Area: Houston

Website: https://www.brownfoundation.org/

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Seawell Elam Foundation

Due Date: May 31

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Catalytic Grants

Geographic Focus Area: Austin Metro Area

Average Grant Size: $9,000

Website: https://www.seawellelam.org/our-mission

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Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Grant Program

Due Date: May 31, 2023

Funder: National Parks Service

Who Qualifies: Cities

Project Focus Area: Public Land Acquisition

Geographic Focus Area: All of United States

Grant Size: Giving up to $192 million

Website: https://www.nps.gov/subjects/lwcf/outdoor-recreation-legacy-partnership-grants-program.htm

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June

Community Grant

Due Date: June 15

Funder: King Foundation

Project Focus: Education and Nonprofit Capacity

Geographic Focus: North and West Texas

Average Grant Size: $15,000 - $75,000

Website: https://www.kingfoundation.com/community-grants#community-grant-overview

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Community Impact Grants

Due Date: January 15 and June 15

Funder: Applied Materials

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus: Education, Arts and Culture, Civic Engagement, and Environment

Geographic Focus: Austin

Website: https://www.appliedmaterials.com/company/corporate-responsibility/purpose

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Climate Resilience Grant

Due Date: June 17

Funder: National Wildlife Federation

Who Qualifies: High Schools

Project Focus Area: Youth-led action and nature-based solutions for climate mitigation

Geographic Focus Area: Houston

Average Grant Size: $3,000

Website:...

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The Elkins Foundation

Due Date: June 30, 2022

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Capital Campaigns

Geographic Focus Area: Greater Gulf Coast

Website: https://www.theelkinsfoundation.org/

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July

Urban Forest Grant

Due Date: January 1 and July 1

Funder: City of Austin

Who Qualifies: Anyone

Geographic Focus: Austin

Website: https://www.austintexas.gov/page/urban-forest-grant

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Episcopal Health Foundation

Due Date: January 24, 2022, May 2, 2022, July 11, 2022

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Health

Geographic Focus Area: Texas

Website: https://www.episcopalhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/EHF_grant_brochure_2022_FINAL.pdf

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TLL Temple Foundation

Due Date: January 12, April 13, July 13

LOI before full application

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Access, Education, Economic Opportunities, Health, Human Services, Arts and Culture, Environment and Conservation

Geographic Focus Area: East Texas

Average Grant Size: up to 30% of organizational budget

Website:...

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Brown Foundation

Due Dates: January 31, May 31, July 30, October 29

Pre-application process before full application

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Geographic Focus Area: Houston

Website: https://www.brownfoundation.org/

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August

2022 TD Ready Challenge

Due Date: August 11, 2022

Funder: TD Bank

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits, Municipalities

Project Focus Area: supporting solutions designed to help people and communities who may be disproportionately affected by climate change, to prepare for, adapt to and help mitigate the potential impacts of climate change and/or to work towards a transition to a low-carbon economy.

Geographic Focus Area: All of United...

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Food Justice Mini Grants

Due Date: August 29, 2022

Funder: City of Austin

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits, Schools, For-Profit Businesses, Homeowners Associations, Faith Based Groups, Grassroot Initiatives

Project Focus Area: Green Schoolyards and Outdoor Classrooms

Geographic Focus Area: Austin

Average Grant Size: $3,000

Website:...

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Ewing Halsell Foundation

Due Date: March 31 and August 31

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: K-12 Education

Geographic Focus Area: Bexar County

Website: https://www.ewinghalsell.org/grants

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West Rock Foundation

Due Date: February 28 and August 31

Funder: West Rock

Project Focus: Water, Trees and Conservation

Geographic Focus: Communities where West Rock operates

Website: https://www.westrockfoundation.org/

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September

Rain to River

Due Date: September 15, 2022

Funder: Austin Watershed

Who Qualifies: Community Groups

Geographic Focus Area: Austin

Average Grant Size: $5,000

Website: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1GdObey8mL4M4cT9SjpdZCY8WkqOlJTHlvoq6SNx1Zqs/viewform?edit_requested=true

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Austin Parks Foundation - Community Grants

Due Date: April 30 and September 30

Funder: Austin Parks Foundation

Who Qualifies: Park Stakeholder Groups

Project Focus: Park activation

Geographic Focus: Projects on City of Austin Park Land

Average Grant Size: $5,000-$50,000

Website: https://austinparks.org/community-grants/

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Community Grants

Due Date: March 31 and September 30

Funder: Kleberg Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Geographic Focus Area: South Texas

Website: https://www.klebergfoundation.org/grant-guidelines/

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October

Austin Public Health - Healthy Living Mini-Grants

Due Date: October 31, 2021

Funder: Austin Public Health

Who Qualifies: Government Agencies, Non-Profits, Schools and Universities

Project Focus: Public Health issues

Geographic Focus: Austin and Travis County

Average Grant Size: Up to $2,500

Website: https://www.healthyplaceshealthypeople.org/minigrant/

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November

Community Outdoor Outreach Program (CO-OP)

Due Date: November 1, 2022 (annual deadline)

Funder: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Who qualifies: tax exempt organizations

Geographic focus: within the state of Texas

Website:...

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Department of State Health Services School Health Grant

Due Date: November 14, 2022

Funder: DSHS

Who Qualifies: Schools

Project Focus: New projects focused on nutrition education, physical education, and/or injury prevention

Geographic Focus: Texas

Average Grant Size: $10,000

Website: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/schoolhealth/pdf/RFE-Flyer.pdf

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December

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Grants

Due Date: December 3, 2021

Funder: Houston Methodist

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Social Determinants of Health

Geographic Focus Area: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller Counties

Website:...

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Environmental Education Grants

Due Date: December 6, 2021

Funder: EPA

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits, Local Schools, State Education or Environmental Agencies, Colleges/Universities, Non-Commercial Education Broadcasting Entities, Tribal Education Agencies

Project Focus: Environmental Education Projects

Geographic Focus: United States

Average Grant Size: $50,000-$100,00

Website:...

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No Set Due Date

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non Profits

Project Focus: Environment

Geographic Focus: Houston

Average Grant Size: Give an average of $3 million annually

Website: https://herzsteinfoundation.org/application-guidelines/

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Amon Carter Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non-Profit Organizations

Geographic Focus: Tarrant County

Average Grant Size: $5,000 - $500,000

Website: http://www.agcf.org/how-to-get-support.html

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Austin Community Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Geographic Focus: Austin Metro Area

Website: https://www.austincf.org/apply-for-a-grant/

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Bank of America

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus: Youth Internships

Geographic Focus: National

Website: https://about.bankofamerica.com/en/making-an-impact/charitable-foundation-funding#fbid=63Tf0fzchh5

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Baylor Scott and White

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus: Health

Geographic Focus: Areas with BSW clinics

Website: https://app.box.com/s/4hlgrm3v09rl8vnsdqz43lxgwbenfef9

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Change Happens Foundation

LOI then full application

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus: Various

Geographic Focus Area: National

Website: https://www.changehappens.us/ApplicationProcess

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Community Foundation of Texas

Due Date: Various cycles throughout the year for different topics, check back often

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Various

Geographic Focus Area: North Texas

Website: https://www.cftexas.org/apply-for-a-grant

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Cullen Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus: Education

Geographic Focus: Houston

Average Grant Size: Give out an average of $44,000,000 per year

Website: https://cullenfdn.org/grant-guidelines/

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Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus: Land conservation, sustainability education, water

Geographic Focus: Texas

Website: https://cgmf.org/p/funding.html

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Ed Rachal Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus: Education

Geographic Focus: Coastal Bend

Website: https://www.edrachal.org/grant-guidelines/

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Environmental Fund of Texas

Who Qualifies: Non-Profit Organizations

Project Focus: Water, Native Wildlife, Environmental Education, Natural Areas

Geographic Focus: Texas

Average Grant Size: $2,500-50,000

Website: https://www.efundtexas.org/become-a-sponsor

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Green Mountain Energy Grants

Funder: Green Mountain Energy

Project Focus: Sustainability

Geographic Focus: Texas

Average Grant Size: $50,000-$400,000

Website: https://www.greenmountainenergy.com/sun-club/apply/

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Harry W. Bass Jr. Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Youth Development and Early Childhood Literacy

Geographic Focus Area: Dallas County

Website: http://hbrf.org/application-guidelines-and-faq/

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HEB

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Various

Geographic Focus Area: Texas

Website: https://www.heb.com/static-page/Apply-for-Community-Investment

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Houston Endowment

Geographic Focus: Houston Area

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Website: https://www.houstonendowment.org/applicant-information/eligibility-and-criteria/

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Initiative Grants

Funder: King Foundation

Project Focus: Projects, Capital Campaigns, and Nonprofit Capacity

Geographic Focus: North and West Texas

Average Grant Size: $50,000 = $250,000

Website: https://www.kingfoundation.com/initiative-grants

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J.P. Morgan

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Various

Geographic Focus Area: United States

Website: https://www.jpmorgan.com/solutions/private-banking/online_grant_application/guidelines_to_apply

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Keurig Dr. Pepper

Due Date: 30 Days Prior to Event

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Event Sponsorship

Geographic Focus Area: United States

Website: https://www.keurigdrpepper.com/en/charitable-donation-sponsorship

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Kronkosky Charitable Fund

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits who have a GuideStar Exchange Program level of Silver or higher

Project Focus Area: Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture, Parks, Zoos, Wildlife Sanctuaries

Geographic Focus Area: Bandera, Bexar, Comal and Kendall Counties

Website: https://kronkosky.org/Grants/Apply-for-a-Grant

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Make Healthy Choices for Life

Funder: Oliver Foundation

Who Qualifies: Schools

Project Focus Area: Healthy Activity

Geographic Focus Area: United States

Average Grant Size: $500-$3000

Website: http://www.oliverfoundation.com/pro_Grants.html

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Michael and Susan Dell Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits, Government, Schools

Project Focus Area: Education, Health, Family Stability

Geographic Focus Area: Central Texas

Average Grant Size: $50,000+

Website: https://www.dell.org/how-we-fund/grants/?tab=partnerships-content

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Moody Foundation

LOI

May submit up to 3 projects at a time

Geographic Focus Area: Texas

Website: https://moodyf.org/application-process/

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MUFG Union Bank Foundation

Funder: Union Bank

Project Focus: Stewardship and Sustainability

Geographic Focus: National

Website: https://www.unionbank.com/about-us/social-responsibility

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Play Grants

Funder: US Bank

Who Qualifies: K-12 Schools

Project Focus Area: Active Play Spaces, Green Schoolyards and Outdoor Classrooms

Geographic Focus Area: All of United States

Website: https://www.usbank.com/about-us-bank/community/community-possible-grant-program/play-grants.html

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Samsung Austin Semiconductor

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Education, Youth Development, STEM, Workforce Development, Environment

Geographic Focus Area: Austin

Website: https://www.samsung.com/us/sas/Sustainability/Community

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Seed Grant Program

Funder: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Who Qualifies: Texas Schools, Non Profits, Other worthy education or child-centered organizations

Project Focus: Planting native plants

Geographic Focus: Texas

Average Grant Size: $500

Website: https://www.wildflower.org/seed-grants

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Student Innovative Fund

Funder: EcoRise

Who Qualifies: Texas Schools

Project Focus: Innovative student project

Geographic Focus: Texas

Average Grant Size: $500

Website: https://www.ecorise.org/our-work/grants/

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Texas Instruments Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non Profits

Project Focus Area: Education, Human Services, Racial Equity, Arts

Geographic Focus Area: Texas

Website: https://www.ti.com/about-ti/citizenship-community/giving.html

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Waste Management Community Grants

Who Qualifies: Non-Profits and Public Organizations

Project Focus Area: Environmental Conservation, Environmental Education, Community Vitality

Geographic Focus Area: Communities Waste Management Serves

Website: https://www.wm.com/us/en/inside-wm/social-impact/community-impact

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