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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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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The 2023 Gulf of Mexico B-WET funding opportunity

Due Date: January 27, 2023

Funder: NOAA

Who Qualifies: Schools, Higher Education Institutions, Non-Profits, State and Local Governements, Interstate Agencies, Indian Tribal Governments

Project Focus Area: Water Education Programs

Geographic Focus Area: Gulf of Mexico States

Average Grant Size: $25,000-$150,000

Website:...

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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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Conservation Wrangler

Due Date: January 31, 2023

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, 2023

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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Texas Sea Grant

Due Date: February 3, 2023

Funder: Texas Sea Grant

Who Qualifies: Universities, Non-Profits, For Profit Organizations, State and Local Governments, Individuals

Project Focus Area: Improvement of understanding, wise use and stewardship of Texas Coastal marine resources

Geographic Focus Area: Texas

Average Grant Size: $200,000

Website:...

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Partners for Places

Due Date: February 27, 2023

Funder: The Funders Network

Who Qualifies: 510c3s

Project Focus Area: Equitable Climate Action and/or Green Stormwater Infrustructure

Geographic Focus Area: United States

Average Grant Size: $45,000-$150,000

Website: https://www.fundersnetwork.org/partners-for-places/#opportunities

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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, 2022

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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Mental Health Professionals Demonstration Grant Program

Due Date: November 3, 2022

Funder: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

Who Qualifies: Schools

Project Focus Area: Mental Health

Geographic Focus Area: All of United States

Average Grant Size: $400,000-$1,200,000

Website:...

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School Based Mental Health Services Grant Program

Due Date: November 3, 2022

Funder: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

Who Qualifies: Schools

Project Focus Area: Mental Health

Geographic Focus Area: All of United States

Average Grant Size: $500,000-$3,000,000

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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The Black Fund Grants

Due Date: November 18. 2022

Funder: Austin Community Foundation

Who Qualifies: Non Profits

Project Focus Area: Education, Health, Power Building, Wealth Building

Geographic Focus Area: Austin Area

Average Grant Size: $5,000-40,000

Website: https://www.austincf.org/the-black-fund-grants/

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Every Kid Outdoors Small Grant

Due Date: November 21, 2022

Funder: National Park Trust

Who Qualifies: Schools and Non-Profits

Project Focus Area: Resources and Funding needs to connect kids to nature in their communities and location parks

Geographic Focus Area: All of United States

Average Grant Size: $5,000

Website:...

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December

Mosaic Movement Infrastructure

Due Date: December 9, 2022

Funder: Mosaic

Who Qualifies: NPOs

Project Focus Area: Inflation Reduction Act, Bi-Partisan Infrastructure Law, Justice 40, 30x30

Geographic Focus Area: All of United States

Website: https://mosaicmomentum.org/2022mosaicrfp/

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Local Community Grants

Due Date: December 31, 2022

Funder: Walmart

Who Qualifies: Schools, Non-Profits, State and Local Governments

Project Focus Area: Community and Economic Development, Diversity and Inclusion, Education, Environmental Sustainability, Health and Human Services, Hunger Relief and Healthy Eating, Public Safety, Quality of Life

Geographic Focus Area: Cities with a Walmart

Average Grant Size: $250-$5000

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/eligibility-quiz

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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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