Texas Grants and Foundations

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Denise Elizabeth
Denise Elizabeth
Senior Financial Editor & Writer

Date Published: February 23, 2021

A&J Family Foundation - North Central Texas

The A&J Family Foundation seeks improved health outcomes in our community through the growth of value–added, Integral Medicine–based healthcare services for medically underserved individuals and families in North Central Texas.

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation

The Herzstein Foundation by means of its grant program continues the work of Albert and Ethel Herzstein leaving their “footprints” by supporting charitable efforts that offer individuals opportunities for advancement through education, enrichment of the human spirit, and contribute to the quality of life in our society. The Foundation seeks to fund organizations impacting the Greater Houston–Galveston area. The Foundation does fund grants outside of…

Albert and Margaret Alkek Foundation

The Albert and Margaret Alkek Foundation was established to provide support for charitable, religious, scientific, literary and educational organizations and programs serving the people of the State of Texas. The Foundation accepts grant requests throughout the year and has no deadlines for submitted requests.

Albertsons Community Investment - ID, MT, NV, CA, OR, UT, WA, WY, AZ, CO, F...

Albertsons Community Investment gives grants to nonprofit and school programs that meet the following focus areas: Hunger Relief, Health, Nutrition & Healthy Lifestyles. Geographical focus areas: Idaho, Montana, Southern Nevada, Southern California, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico or Texas.

Amarillo Area Foundation

The Foundation’s Grants and Services are limited to the 26 Northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle. Areas of funsing interest include Community Health Issues, Teen Pregnancy.

AmeriPoint Foundation

The AmeriPoint Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation. It is committed to giving back to the community by supporting many local charities. In its inaugural year, AmeriPoint supported 20 non profits benefiting woman and children of Texas.

AmerisourceBergen Charitable Contributions Program - TX, PA, Quebec

The mission for the AmerisourceBergen Charitable Contributions Program is to serve local institutions and agencies in communities where the company operates through direct donations, volunteer support and healthcare education. Our contributions program focuses on improving the mental, social and physical well–being of the elderly populations in those communities. Special consideration for contributions will be given to qualifying programs in which Am…

Amon G. Carter Foundation

Amon G. Carter and his wife, Nenetta Burton Carter, incorporated the Amon G. Carter Foundation in 1945. Grants are basically directed to the Fort Worth/Tarrant County, Texas area. Primary fields of interest include the arts; education; health and medical services; human and social services; programs benefiting youth and elderly; civic and community endeavors that enhance quality of life. Grants in other fields and geographic areas are considered on an indi…

Anadarko Oil & Gas Company - Texas & Multiple States

Anadarko is committed to being the best exploration and production company, and we’re equally committed to be an integral part of the communities where we operate through volunteer involvement and contributions to nonprofit organizations. Anadarko accepts grant proposals from nonprofit organizations within the communities we operate for work in: Education, Social service, Health, Arts and culture.

Andrews Foundation

The Andrews Foundation was founded and endowed in 1996 as a private family foundation by Richard and Judith Andrews. The foundation the Andrews founded is for the philanthropic support and development in the following areas: 1. Child and Family Welfare– Education, Nutrition, Housing, and Mental and Physical Health. 2. Religious and Spiritual Development. 3. Disaster and Hunger Relief. 4. Development of and Assistance of Third World Communities in the…

Applied Materials Corporate Contributions - Multiple States

Applied Materials measures its value as a global citizen in part by its efforts to strengthen the communities where it does business. In order to achieve our goals of providing leadership and making meaningful social contributions around the world, we aim to address specific community needs by supporting initiatives in Education, Civic Development, the Environment and Arts & Culture. We direct approximately 50% of grants to the area of Education, 25% t…

Austin Community Foundation

The Foundation grants funds for projects and programs that address community needs in the areas of: arts and culture; education and training; community development/community service; environment; health; human services; recreation, and animal–related services. The Foundation accepts Grant Requests at any time for consideration. There is no deadline for submitting a request.

Bandera Community Foundation

The Bandera Community Foundation (BCF) is about building community. It is a tax–exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation of grass roots volunteers committed to improving the quality of life in the Texas Hill Country. Areas of funding interest include Our donors have a wide variety of interests, including but not limited to: Community Improvement, Natural Resources Conservation, Education, Health Care, Human Services, Animal/Wildlife Protection, Arts an…

Baron and Blue Foundation - Dallas County

The Baron and Blue Foundation strives to enhance the function of non–profit organizations in the Dallas Community by assisting to maintain existing programs and further opportunities for grassroots organizations focusing on homelessness, transitional housing and the needs of the underserved. Grants are limited to qualified charitable organizations in Dallas County.

Beaumont Foundation

The Foundation provides grants and scholarships to a broad range of charitable, religious and educational organizations across the United States. We support organizations that seek to improve lives by giving people the tools to become educated, healthy, and self–reliant through the grantmaking areas of Education, Health Care, Children and Youth Programs, Social Services (Food, Shelter and Clothing) and our Children of Fallen Heroes Program.

BOKF Foundation - AR, AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX

Making a community stronger begins with clearly understanding its needs. That’s why we have developed meaningful relationships with more than 800 nonprofit partners in the eight states we serve. The Foundation makes contributions to programs that enhance quality of life and economic well being in the communities where BOK Financial operates and where our employees work and live in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Similar t…

Brookshire Grocery Co. - AR, MS, LA, TX

Brookshire Grocery Co. contributes to many nonprofit, non–political organizations. Normally, 800–plus charities receive donations each year. The company™s philanthropic efforts focus on feeding and otherwise caring for the needy, children™s issues and law enforcement. Brookshire Grocery Co.™s Community Connections activities include assisting Habitat for Humanity, the East Texas Food Bank, United Way Day of Caring, Speci…

Brown Foundation

The purpose of The Brown Foundation, Inc. is to distribute funds for public charitable purposes, principally for support, encouragement and assistance to education, community service and the arts. Geographic area of special interest: City of Houston.

Brownsville Community Foundation

The Brownsville Community Foundation has awarded nearly $5 million in donor directed and other grants in the areas of education, economic development, health, housing, the arts, historic preservation, and the environment, among others. The Foundation invites organizations to submit a Grant Request Application to describe how they would serve the Brownsville community by addressing one of these areas. The amount of the request should not exceed $10,000 with…

Cailloux Foundation

The Cailloux Foundation has geographic boundaries for grant making. Only grant proposals originating in Kerr and the surrounding communities (Gillespie, Bandera, Edwards, Real, and Kimble Counties) will be considered. Grants are made in these fields–of–interest as they relate to the mission statement of the Foundation: Civic, Community Service, Cultural, Education, Child Development, Health & Rehabilitation, Animal Welfare.

Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation

The King Foundation distributes grants only to entities that serve residents of Arkansas and Texas. Within Texas, the Foundation is principally interested in the Dallas–Fort Worth area and West Texas. Within Arkansas, the foundation focuses on the southern and eastern portions of the state. The Foundation awards grants in the following areas: Aging Population, Arts, Culture and History, Children and Youth, Education, Economic Independence and Homeles…

Chisholm Trail Communities Foundation

The Chisholm Trail Communities Foundation, in its grantmaking role, seeks to enrich the communities it serves. The community foundation™s grantmaking represents the critical and emerging needs of the area rather than one particular cause. Areas of interest for our grantmaking program include the arts and culture, community development or community services, education, the environment, and health and human services. The community foundation will con…

Clara Blackford Smith & W. Aubrey Smith Charitable Foundation

The Clara Blackford Smith & W. Aubrey Smith Charitable Foundation was established under her will to support and promote quality education, health care, and human services programming for underserved populations. Special consideration is given to charitable organizations that serve the people of Grayson County, Texas. The Foundation has four deadlines annually: March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1. Areas of funding interest include Education; He…

Coastal Bend Community Foundation

The Coastal Bend Community Foundation™s grants cover a broad spectrum of projects presented by eligible organizations located in its seven–county area. Eligible non–profit organizations located in Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio, or San Patricio counties whose projects qualify under our guidelines are encouraged to submit applications. Preference is given to proposals supporting direct human services and one–time…

Communities Foundation of Texas

The Communities Foundation of Texas has surpassed $1 billion in total grantmaking through its most recent round of discretionary grants to 27 area nonprofit community organizations operating in the areas of education, health care, social services and the arts. In the past, the discretionary grant funds awarded by the Foundation™s Trustees have been for nonprofit projects in the Greater Dallas Metropolitan area that are capital in nature, such as eq…

Community Foundation of Abilene

The Community Foundation of Abilene is dedicated to building endowments to enrich the quality of life in Abilene and the surrounding areas. The Community Foundation maintains full discretion over all grantmaking decisions. CFA will consider funding for special projects, innovative programs, equipment and building needs. Most grants are in the $1,000 to $25,000 range. Larger grants have been made on occasion. Deadlines: Spring Cycle: Noon, February 5, 2010…

Community Foundation of Brazoria County

The Community Foundation of Brazoria County, TX has launched programs that enable us to address community issues and further our collaborative efforts to leverage community impact. These programs include: Project “Good Foundation” Grants go to schools in Brazoria County with large numbers of economically disadvantaged children; Women Building Community supports local programs helping women and children; Columbia Bottomland Conservation Fund supports the co…

Community Foundation of North Texas

The Community Foundation of North Texas is a collection of endowment funds and other gifts, contributed by many individual citizens, corporations, other foundations, other charitable organizations, and government agencies to benefit worthy causes in our community. Field of Interest include health, education, arts, youth services, scholarships, etc.

Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country

The Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country is a nonprofit, community corporation created by and for the people of the Texas Hill Country. We are here to help our donors do good work…Forever. The foundation was established in 1982 for the benefit of Kerr County. In 2000 the Community Foundation expanded its geographic reach to serve a larger Hill Country area including Fredericksburg, Comfort, Medina, Kerrville, Ingram, Hunt, and Center Point.

Cullen Foundation

The Cullen Foundation (the “Foundation”) supports a wide variety of charitable activities, including education, health, arts, and public service programs. Grants are restricted to Texas based organizations for programs in Texas, primarily in the Houston area. There are no application deadlines. Grant applications are accepted throughout the year.

Dallas Foundation

The Dallas Foundation awards grants for a broad array of charitable purposes in the areas of the arts, education, early childhood development, environment, health, aging, human and social services, and public/civic benefit that improve the well–being of the residents of the City and County of Dallas, Texas.

Dallas Mavericks Foundation

It is the intention of the Dallas Mavericks Foundation to do what it can as a grant–making organization to help the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex be a nurturing environment within which human beings thrive. Because of the high–profile nature of the sport of basketball and its athletes, we have the opportunity to assist local youth projects and programs in increasing the opportunities for our youth to live healthy, fulfilling lives. With a s…

Dallas Women's Foundation

Dallas Women’s Foundation seeks out and invests in organizations striving to create long–term, positive change. Research has shown that when you help a woman move up in society, you help her entire family. When you help a family break the cycle of poverty, you improve the health of the entire community. We seek to create systemic change by funding programs that meet the needs of our community.

DeBusk Foundation - Education

The DeBusk Foundation provides grants of financial assistance to gifted students 12 years of age and under. Grants will be limited to the state of Texas and priority will be given to established organizations engaged in education. Grants will be made to educational organizations only for the purpose of direct enrichment of gifted students. The foundation will not normally consider such items as funding of land and improvements, buses for transportation or…

Dell Foundation

The Foundation supports a wide range of programs that benefit children newborn to 18 years of age in Dell’s principle US locations, and welcomes proposals from non–profit organizations that address the health and human services, the education, and the technology access for youth.

Dr. & Mrs. Paul Pierce Memorial Foundation

The Dr. & Mrs. Paul Pierce Memorial Foundation was established in 1963 to support and promote quality education, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations. Special consideration is given to charitable organizations that serve the people of Grayson County, Texas. The Foundation has four deadlines annually: March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1.

Earl C. Sams Foundation

The Earl C. Sams Foundation funds are used for many projects in various educational, medical, social, religious and environmental areas. The Foundation awards grants to a wide array of charities, primarily in the South Texas area, for many projects in various educational, medical, social, religious and environmental fields.

East Texas Communities Foundation

The East Texas Communities Foundation was founded in 1989 by visionary leaders who saw the need for a community foundation to serve the people and communities of East Texas – Tyler/Smith County.

Ed Rachal Foundation

The Foundation provides funds to nonprofit organizations in the State of Texas. Grants must be used for charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes and strictly in accordance with the proposal and budget submitted.

El Paso Community Foundation

El Paso Community Foundation seeks to create a grant making process that is both flexible and user friendly. Areas of funding interest include Arts & Humanities, Education, Environment/Animals, Health & Disabilities, Human Services, Public Benefit. Application deadlines are February 1 and August 1 annually.

El Paso Corporation - Houston

El Paso Corporation™s charitable giving and employee volunteerism are guided by our responsibility to address fundamental needs in the communities where we operate, and by the desire to focus our giving on key areas where we can have a meaningful impact. Currently, our focus is on education and environmental priorities as we support the company™s vision of being the place to work, the neighbor to have, and the company to own. Organizations…

El Paso Corporation Charitable Giving

El Paso Corporation™s charitable giving is guided by our responsibility to address fundamental needs in the communities where we operate, and by the desire to focus our giving on key areas where we can have a meaningful impact. Currently, our focus is on education and environmental priorities as we support the company™s vision of being the place to work, the neighbor to have, and the company to own. We address fundamental needs by supportin…

Embrey Family Foundation

The Embrey Family Foundation strongly believes in building healthy vibrant communities for all people. We do this by investing in programs that enrich and empower families and societies, and that educate and make people more aware of the human condition. We strive to enhance the work that provides solutions and upward movement for our fellow citizens. Toward that end, the Foundation makes grants to the following areas: Human Services, Human Rights, Arts &a…

Erick Dampier Foundation

The Erick Dampier Foundation was established to help develop and assist youth who do not have the same opportunities that others might have. Erick has always had a fondness for kids and it is his hope that through his foundation, he will be able to make a difference with both the youth of Mississippi and the youth of the Dallas–Ft. Worth Metroplex.

Esping Family Foundation - Dallas - Fort Worth

The Esping Family Foundation exists to help people and institutions of Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas help themselves and future generations. Under the terms of its charter, the Foundation can distribute grants only to qualified public entities or 501(c)(3) charities serving the people of Texas. The Foundation does not lend or grant money to individuals. Grants are made in four categories: Education, Human Services, Health, Art and Culture.

Eugene Straus Charitable Trust

The Eugene Straus Charitable Trust was established in 1974. Eugene Straus was born to a pioneer Dallas family who settled in Dallas County in the 1840™s. Mr. Straus was a successful homebuilder and real estate developer. He created this trust under his will for Dallas County charitable institutions to erect and maintain permanent building improvements. Areas of funding interest include Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Education; Environment; Health…

Exelon Corporation - IL, PA, TX, NJ, MD, MA

In 2008, Exelon Corporation made over 3,000 grants totaling more than $25 million to non–profit organizations. Our employees donated nearly $4 million for the annual United Way campaign. We focus our corporate giving in four areas and give to the communities in which we live and serve and encourage our employees to support the organizations that they value. Areas of funding interest include Education, Environment, Neighborhood Development, Arts &…

F.B. Heron Foundation

The Foundation makes grants to and investments in entities that are engaged in one or more of the following wealth–creation strategies”including emerging opportunities to incorporate sustainable practices within the context of healthy environments”that benefit low– and moderate–income families and communities. The specific wealth–creation and preservation strategies are: Advancing home ownership, Supporting enterpris…

Fieldstone Foundation

The Fieldstone Foundation was created by the Fieldstone Group of Companies (Fieldstone) in 1983 to provide grants, leadership development and service to nonprofit organizations working to support individuals in the communities where the companies within Fieldstone do business: Orange, Riverside, North Los Angeles and San Diego Counties in Southern California, Salt Lake City in Utah, and San Antonio in Texas. The Foundation allocates its resources in four g…

First Choice Power Fund - Texas

Texas electric company First Choice Power supports the communities it serves through nonprofit and teacher grants that helps our customers and our community partners be more energy efficient.

Fleetwood Memorial Foundation

Fleetwood Memorial Foundation™s purpose is to provide virtually instant no–strings–attached grants to certified Texas Law Enforcement or Fire Protection Personnel who are injured in the performance of their duties or to the families of such personnel who are killed in the performance of their duties.

Fluor Foundation - AK, CA, LA, NY. SC, NC, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Wash DC

The Fluor Foundation has a long history of investing in communities, nonprofit organizations, and education. Since its inception in 1952, the foundation, along with Fluor Corporation, has contributed more than $145 million to projects around the world. Areas of funding interest include Education, Human Services, Culture, Public/Civic Affairs. Geographical focus areas: AK, CA, LA, NY. SC, NC, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Wash DC.

Foster Charitable Foundation

The Foster Charitable Foundation strives to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to develop their full potential, provide healthy productive futures for themselves, their families, and their communities. The Foundations commitment to provide assistance in: higher education; scientific research; provide community prevention and education to families, victims, and friends of cancer; increased public awareness of colon cancer and to provide medical assist…

Foundation For Southeast Texas

Since 1998, the Foundation For Southeast Texas has granted almost two million dollars to nonprofits in Southeast Texas and to other national nonprofits who serve our community through our designated, donor–advised and unrestricted funds. Grant applicants must be based in Hardin, Jefferson or Orange Counties and grants must serve populations in at least one of the three counties. Grants will address the following areas of civic and social concerns: ar…

Frees Foundation

The Frees Foundation reflects the philanthropic vision of C. Norman Frees and Shirley B. Frees by awarding grants primarily in the fields of community services, education, health, and housing. The mission of the Foundation is to support efforts that assist vulnerable and underserved populations achieve self–sufficiency. Emphasis will be given to projects which serve the needs of women, children, youth and families. Geographic preference includes the…

George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation

The George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation was established to give assistance to students in the pursuit of higher education through scholarships; to promote the arts; to fund qualified institutions in the furtherance and development of scientific projects; to aid churches, associations and conventions of churches in the advancement of religion; to aid colleges and universities in both operating and capital needs; to provide aid for the needy; and to…

George Foundation

The George Foundation strive to support organizations and programs that assist in developing strong, stable families across Fort Bend County. The Foundation™s approach to the funding of grants is simple “to use its resources for the people of Fort Bend County and to support, strengthen and empower families and children through a broad continuum of community–based services that meet the needs and values of the community.

George Foundation

The George Foundation™s approach to the funding of grants is simple “ to use its resources for the people of Fort Bend County and to support, strengthen and empower families and children through a broad continuum of community–based services that meet the needs and values of the community. The Trustees have taken the Foundation™s grant approach and categorized it into three areas for grant making: (1) Family Stability, (2) Foun…

Goldsbury Foundation

Goldsbury Foundation is a private family foundation committed to providing meaningful philanthropic support that stimulates positive and lasting change for the children and families of San Antonio, Texas. Foundation funding strategies include: ¢ Healthy Families: Ensuring that children grow up in healthy, strong families that have access to health care, have their basic needs met, and are headed by well–prepared, nurturing parents. ¢ He…

Graham and Carolyn Holloway Family Foundation - TX, NC, CO

The mission of the Graham and Carolyn Holloway Family Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for those people in our communities who are least likely to be able to do that on their own; aiding primarily, but not exclusively: the elderly, individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities, the chronically or terminally ill, and disadvantaged children. The Foundation limits grants by geographic location, giving consideration to agencies in Tex…

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non“profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant i…

Greater Houston Community Foundation

The Greater Houston Community Foundation, a local organization with deep roots in the greater Houston community, has the following areas of funding interest: Education, Environment, Human Services, Religion, Arts, Health, Public Benefit.

Greater Texas Foundation

The foundation specific purposes are (1) to engage in educational activities for the benefit of students attending school in the state of Texas and/or students who are residents of the state of Texas and (2) to provide educational funding through loans, scholarships, and other means. The foundation is especially interested in partnering with private foundations, public charities or other non–profit organizations whose primary purpose and programs are…

Greehey Family Foundation - San Antonio

The Greehey Family Foundation’s emphasis is on supporting health and human welfare issues, children’s causes, education, and the homeless. And because the needs of the community are wide, the Foundation is set up and positioned to meet an almost unlimited range of needs within these areas. In keeping with the Foundation’s mission, grants are primarily awarded to agencies with programs and services in Bexar County. However, the Foundation may…

Hallmark - MO, KS, CT, ILL, GA, TX

At Hallmark, community involvement begins with our hometowns. These include Kansas City, Mo., our corporate headquarters city, as well as locations where we operate production and distribution facilities: Liberty, Mo.; Lawrence, Leavenworth and Topeka, Kan.; Enfield, Conn.; Metamora, Ill.; Columbus, Ga.; and Center, Texas. Funding decisions are guided by a philanthropic vision based in the belief that people’s lives are enriched through caring connect…

Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund - Galveston, Texas

The Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund has deep roots in Galveston, where the family and its businesses have flourished, beginning with Harris Kempner’s arrival in 1868. Annually more than 90% of the Fund’s grants are awarded to organizations that benefit the people of Galveston. The grants cover the broad areas of arts, humanities and historic preservation, community development, education, health, and human services. Deadlines for receipt of proposa…

Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation

Established in December 2006, the Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation is aimed at helping children™s charitable organizations in the greater San Antonio area. Recipients of funds will include 501 (c) (3) public charities that advance children™s education, children™s medical treatment, medical research for illnesses and diseases affecting children, and other children™s charitable purposes.

HE Butt Grocery Corporation

For more than 100 years, our commitment and involvement in the community has been recognized as an important part of the way we do business. It’s our way of saying thank you for allowing us to be your neighbor. Each day we strive to earn, build and maintain a positive relationship of trust, creating a tradition of caring that has come to be known as H–E–B’s Spirit of Giving.

Herzstein Foundation

The Herzstein Foundation by means of its grant program continues the work of Albert and Ethel Herzstein leaving their “footprints” by supporting charitable efforts that offer individuals opportunities for advancement through education, enrichment of the human spirit, and contribute to the quality of life in our society. Preference will be given to grant requests from eligible organizations in the Houston area or within the State of Texas.

Hillcrest Foundation

The Hillcrest Foundation was created by Mrs. W.W. Caruth, Sr. (Mrs. Earle Clark Caruth) in 1958 to provide financial support to qualified Texas charitable organizations for the advancement of education, the promotion of health, and the relief of poverty. Most grants are made to charitable organizations located in Dallas County and the surrounding area.

Hunt Family Foundation - El Paso

Since 1987, the Hunt Family Foundation (formerly the Cimarron Foundation) has supported charities and initiatives that focus on El Paso and the surrounding region. In our commitment to all of the communities we serve, we have also donated to worthwhile organizations in other areas, such as New Mexico and Hawaii. To date, the Foundation has made gifts and contributions to more than 400 recipients. Charitable giving by the Hunt Family Foundation is primarily…

J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation

The purposes of the Foundation are to aid Christian religious organizations, charitable organizations, institutions of higher learning, hospitals and other organizations of a general charitable nature. The Foundation has a geographical area of giving which includes only the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Joe Barton Family Foundation - Texas 6th Congressional District

The Joe Barton Family Foundation provides substantial financial support to select charitable organizations within Texas’s 6th Congressional District to enable them to achieve aggressive goals that would have been otherwise unattainable. The intent of these large scale projects is to dramatically improve the quality of life for the affected individuals, leading to better lives and stronger Texas communities.

KDK-Harman Foundation

KDK–Harman Foundation’s mission and programming interests. The Foundation’s program interests include tutoring, college access, GED certification, academically rigorous after–school and summer programs, and traditional education during the school day. In addition, KDK will favor those programs in the areas of math, science, and computer technology. For grantmaking purposes, the KDK–Harman Foundation is exclusively interested in…

Ken M. Davis Foundation

Mission: To support those charities that directly provide for human welfare for basic needs and quality of life. This would include such services as: food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, disabilities and childcare. Contributions by KWDF are for the support of organizations that provide services to people in areas where our companies operate. The primary cities in these areas are Midland–Odessa, and Fort Worth, Texas.

Kerr Foundation

The Kerr Foundation supports 501(c)3 organizations, programs and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunity to those within the granting areas, particularly the young. We believe that this is best accomplished in the areas of education, health, cultural development and community service. While preference is given to Oklahoma organizations and institutions, we recognize that such located outside the state and region can also have a beneficial imp…

Kronkosky Charitable Foundation

The Kronkosky Charitable Foundation was established by a Trust Agreement dated January 7, 1991. The Foundation received its principal funding of $295 million as a distribution from the estate of Mr. Albert Kronkosky, Jr. in August 1997. Areas of funding interest include Health & Human Services, Culture, Anumal Welfare. Change in Policy Relating to Letters of Inquiry. Effective September 5, 2009, Letters of Inquiry will only be accepted from 501(c)(3) n…

Laredo Area Community Foundation

The Laredo Area Community Foundation solicits and accepts grant application from organizations that meet our funding guidelines. In awarding grants, particularly consideration is given to established, ongoing programs as well as new, innovative proposals. Collaborate initiatives are encouraged. Projects should address root causes and work on large term solutions of identified social problems. Priories have been developed for he following five sectors: Soci…

Louis & Peaches Owen Family Foundation

The Foundation considers grant applications from charities as defined under the Internal Revenue Code and applicable regulations. Our primary interests include working with organizations that support the following areas: Education, Health, Human Services, Christian/Judeo Religions. Our primary geographic focus lies in East Texas and the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.

Lubbock Area Foundation

The Lubbock Area Foundation restricts its support to organizations in Lubbock and the surrounding South Plains area which are 501(c)(3) or the government equivalent. Grants may be made for start–up funding, general operating support, program support and demonstration programs. The Foundation does not make grants to individuals, for political purposes, to retire indebtedness or for payment of interest or taxes. The Foundation has a separate grant prog…

Lubrizol Foundation - Cleveland, OH, Houston, TX

The mission of The Lubrizol Foundation is to complement and support the interests, values and vision of The Lubrizol Corporation by awarding financial support to educational institutions and charitable organizations in communities primarily within the United States where Lubrizol operates major facilities. The Foundation makes grants in support of education, health care, human services, civic, cultural, youth and environmental activities of a tax–exe…

Luella Kemper Trust

The Luella Kemper Trust was established in 1986 to support and promote quality education and human services programming for underserved populations. Special consideration is given to charitable organizations that serve the people of Grayson County, Texas.

M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation - TX, FL, OR, NY

The M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation honors the tradition of its founders through grants that stimulate change. To accomplish this mission, the Foundation acts as a catalyst for collaboration and makes grants in communities where the Directors live or have an interest. Grants are made primarily in the communities of Dallas (Dallas County) and Houston (Harris County), Texas; Boca Raton, Florida; Portland, Oregon; and New York, New York including Long Island….

Magnolia Trust

The Magnolia Trust is a small, limited–term family foundation which supports non–profit groups working to protect habitat and wildlife in Texas, as well as other environmental topics selected by the trustees.

Marilyn Augur Family Foundation - Dallas

The Marilyn Augur Family Foundation gives priority to organizations serving basic human needs primarily in the geographical area of Dallas. The Board of Trustees defines these needs as food, shelter, clothing, health and education aimed at transforming lives of those living in poverty or in prison. Christian organizations that minister to the needy are of particular interest to the Foundation. The Foundation gives emphasis to children’s programs.

Mary E. Bivins Foundation - Texas Panhandle

The Mary E. Bivins Foundation distributes funds in the form of grants for charitable purposes which address the specific nonrecurring needs of qualified nonprofit organizations committed to improving and enriching the quality of life in the 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle and to aid and assist worthy Christian religious undertakings that address critical community needs. Preference is given to purposes that assist in furthering the Foundation’s pri…

Meadows Foundation

The Meadows Foundation exists to assist people and institutions of Texas improve the quality and circumstance of life for themselves and future generations. Under the terms of its charter, the Foundation can distribute grants only to qualified public entities or 501(c)(3) charities serving the people of Texas. The Foundation does not lend or grant money to individuals. Grants are made in five categories: Arts and Culture, Civic and Public Affairs, Health,…

Minnie M. Jones Trust

The Minnie M. Jones Trust was established in 1953 to support and promote quality education programming for underserved children. Special consideration is given to charitable organizations that serve the youth of Grayson County, Texas. The Trust has four deadlines annually: March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1.

Montgomery County Community Foundation

The Montgomery County Community Foundation was established to create and build a permanent fund to provide for the present and future well–being of our community. The Foundation’s area of interest: environment, health/wellness, youth education, social services, public safety, senior citizens, civic, cultural activities, and recreation.

Moody Foundation

In 1996, the Foundation opened its first office outside of Galveston to assist in the grantmaking process for most of North Texas. While Austin and Dallas funding currently constitutes a small fraction of the Foundation’s overall annual awards, the grantmaking directed to these cities continues to grow. In the Austin area, there is a particular emphasis on children’s issues and environmental projects, and in Dallas, social services and arts educa…

Nelda C. and H. J. Lutcher Stark Foundation

In addition to the programs that it operates, the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation endeavors to uphold the legacy of its founders through grants to education and qualified scholarship programs, organizations that seek to improve health, medical care and social services in the Southeast Texas area, and organizations with a focus on community enhancement and arts and culture in the Southeast Texas area. Preference is afforded to programs and organi…

Nissan Foundation

The Nissan Foundation was established in 1992. Its mission is to support educational programs that celebrate and foster appreciation and understanding for our diverse cultural heritage. The Foundation also seeks to maximize its investment in the community by enhancing career potential for young adults in the automotive industry. All organizations applying for funding through Nissan Neighbors must meet the following requirements: Support projects compatible…

ONEOK Foundation - KS, OK, TX

Established in 1997 with an initial $4.5 million contribution from ONEOK, the ONEOK Foundation supports nonprofit organizations throughout our operating areas. Areas of funding interest include Education, Health and Human Services, Community Improvement, Arts & Culture. Geographical area of interest Kansas, Oklahoma, or Texas.

OneStar Foundation

OneStar Foundation supports the nonprofit sector and its stakeholders through initiatives that increase civic engagement, research, rigorous evaluation and nonprofit organizational excellence. Our goal is to achieve sustainable social impact throughout the larger nonprofit infrastructure.

Paso del Norte Health Foundation

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PdNHF) is one of the largest private foundations on the U.S. – Mexico border. It was established in 1995 from the sale of Providence Memorial Hospital to Tenet Healthcare Corporation for $130 million. The goal of PdNHF is to carry on the work begun by Providence, and to improve the health and promote the wellness of the people living in West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico through edu…

Permian Basin Area Foundation

Permian Basin Area Foundation is a community foundation serving a broad range of needs of the communities and individuals in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico. The Foundation makes grants to qualified nonprofit organizations serving the Permian Basin region through which a broad range of philanthropic purposes are furthered and supported in the areas of education, arts and culture, health, social services, community development, and civic affairs. In add…

Perry and Ruby Stevens Foundation - Texas & National Focus

The purpose of establishing the Perry and Ruby Stevens Foundation was to provide assistance to qualified non–profit organizations that direct their activities toward the care and treatment of mentally or physically handicapped persons; abused or neglected women; organizations that provide assistance to victims of natural disasters; children and young adults who are financially disadvantaged or who have suffered physical or mental abuse or neglect; th…

Priddy Foundation

The Priddy Foundation is dedicated to the support of programs in human services, education, the arts, and health, which offer significant potential for individual development and community improvement. The foundation makes grants principally in the following categories: Arts and Culture, Community Enhancement, Education, Health, Human Services, Youth Programs. The foundation considers grant applications from organizations in the Wichita Falls, Texas area….

Rees-Jones Foundation

The Rees–Jones Foundation is a private foundation established primarily to benefit the people of North Texas. The Foundation primarily supports programs in the areas of human physical needs, affordable housing, economic development, employment, education, Christian spiritual development and health, specifically including mental health. The primary beneficiary group is vulnerable and underserved children, youth and families.

Robert E. and Evelyn McKee Foundation

The Robert E. and Evelyn McKee Foundation purpose includes to aid, provide, further, assist and make contributions, gifts, grants, or other forms of financial assistance exclusively to charitable corporations, organizations or associations organized and operating within the United States in the categories of Civic, Cultural and Religion, Education, Literature and Science, Hospitals, Medical, Medical Research and Mental Health. Rehabilitation and Welfare, Y…

Roy & Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust

The Roy & Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust was established in 1981 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming for all people. Grants are awarded to qualified charitable organizations in both Arkansas and Texas. Approximately 65% of the Trust’s annual distributions are made within the state of Arkansas. The remaining 35% of grants are distributed within the state of Texas. For grants made wit…

Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Foundation

The Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Foundation is a Texas non–profit corporation created in 1994 by Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte. Lifelong success in the insurance and real estate arenas enabled native Texans, Roy and Joann Mitte, the good fortune to launch this philanthropic organization. Since its inception in 1994, the Mitte Foundation has strived to invest in organizations and programs that improve the quality of life of those within the city of Austi…

Ryan Foundation

The Ryan Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors with 5 members all from Fort Worth. The mission of the Foundation is to support a wide variety of public charities in the State of Texas, with an emphasis on Tarrant County and Fort Worth as this is the lifelong home of the donors of the Foundation. Areas of interest include health care, human and social services, education, children services, and the arts. We do not make any grants to individuals.

Safeco - Dallas

Safeco realizes that the most vibrant and successful neighborhoods have three things in common: an economically strong foundation, the ability to protect that foundation, and a cohesiveness that makes them desirable places to live. Our funding priorities seek to build strength in each of these areas. We fund programs and organizations that play a role in: Building an economic foundation for strong neighborhoods, Helping neighborhoods flourish and thrive. S…

Sammons Corporation - North Texas

We believe our success is grounded in our commitment to live and work responsibly, to make a positive difference. Sammons contributes to a variety of non–profit organizations that support the underserved, education, the arts and medicine. In addition to the money contributed through the Sammons Dallas Foundation, we have made a commitment to the North Texas area and the locations where Sammons companies conduct business.

San Angelo Area Foundation

As a community foundation, the San Angelo Area Foundation does not limit its discretionary grant making to a particular field or area of interest. Rather, it seeks to support the entire range of human needs in the San Angelo area. The Foundation serves the residents of the following 17 counties: Tom Green, Crockett, Sutton, Kimble, Mason, Llano, San Saba, Menard, Schleicher, Reagan, Irion, Concho, McCulloch, Runnels, Coke, Sterling, and Glasscock.

Semmes Foundation

Semmes Foundation, Inc. was established on July 21, 1952 to support “religious, charitable, scientific, and educational purposes.” The majority of funds committed by the Foundation are in areas of interest to our directors. We are interested in the initiatives and operations of others and therefore accept and review unsolicited proposals with the following guidelines: A concise written proposal describing your project and justifying its fundi…

Sequor Foundation

The Sequor Foundation was formed as a Charitable Foundation to provide to support or to programs across the State of Texas serving children at risk of encountering difficulty on the journey to adulthood.

Sid W. Richardson Foundation

The Sid W. Richardson Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations in Texas to help them fulfill their missions. Grants are made primarily in education, healthcare, human services, and the arts.

Silverton Foundation - Texas & National Focus

The Silverton Foundation targets its grant making to serve disadvantaged and underserved populations. We seek organizations whose programs strive to empower people by providing training and resources which enable them to help themselves improve the quality of their lives. Programs providing services in the areas of health, education, social services and economic development are of primary interest to the Silverton Foundation. The Foundation is a private fa…

Sooch Foundation

The Sooch Foundation seeks to make a positive and permanent change in the lives of economically disadvantaged people in Austin and India. In Austin, Sooch Foundation will support educational activities and social services that facilitate educational activities. In India, Sooch Foundation will support programs that lift people out of poverty.

Texas Instruments Foundation - Dallas

Applications for the Texas Instruments Foundation grants are currently accepted online. Unsolicited charitable funding is reserved for 501(c)(3) non–profits, primarily in the Dallas area, that support or promote any of our giving initiatives. TI and the TI Foundation focus giving in key areas important to our company and our communities: 1. Education. Increase the number of U.S. high school graduates who are math– and science–capable with…

The Sundt Foundation

The Sundt Foundation is focused on the needs of disadvantaged children and adults. To date, the Foundation has provided more than $2.5 million in aid to community organizations in Arizona, California and Texas.

Thelma Braun & Bocklett Family Foundation

The Thelma Braun & Bocklett Family Foundation was established in 1980 to support and promote quality education, cultural, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations. Special consideration is given to charitable organizations that serve the people of Grayson County, Texas, especially in the area of arts and education. Areas of funding interest include Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Education; Health; Human Services.

Topfer Family Foundation

The mission of the Topfer Family Foundation (TFF) is to fund programs and organizations that connect people to the tools and resources they need to build self–sufficient and fulfilling lives. Programs eligible for TFF funding will adhere to the guidelines listed below and address one or more of the following program areas: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment, Youth Enrichment, Job Training and Support Services, Children’s Health, Aging In Place…

Toyota U.S.A Foundation - AL, CA, IN, KY, MI, NY, TX, WV

Education is the focus of the Toyota U.S.A Foundation. In addition to funding national programs, Toyota supports the social well–being of communities where it has major operations (Alabama, California, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Texas and West Virginia). This includes assistance for Arts & Culture and Civic & Community Development, Health & Human Services.

Trull Foundation

Established to share God’s bounty in Texas and beyond, The Trull Foundation strives to help children and families, those affected by substance abuse, the Palacios Texas area, and the coastal Texas environment.

Union Bank Foundation - CA, OR, WA, TX

The Union Bank Foundation, a nonprofit public benefit corporation, serves as an agent for charitable contributions made by Union Bank. Established in 1953, the Foundation has, throughout its history, supported the bank’s commitment to help meet the needs of the communities it serves. We believe that the Union Bank Foundation can achieve the greatest impact on the health of communities by targeting the following strategic funding categories: Affordable…

Visteon Corporation - AL, MI, MS, MO, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX

The Visteon Corporation supports the belief that a cohesive society is an essential foundation for business success, and that companies thrive with healthier, better–educated and more productive people. We believe that making corporate contributions is the best way to show employees and neighbors that we care about them, their families and their future. Visteon’s contributions are concentrated in two focus areas, youth and the environment. Viste…

W.P. & Bulah Luse Foundation

The W.P. & Bulah Luse Foundation was established in 1947. Mr. Luse, a self–made wildcatter in the early Texas oilfields, and his wife Bulah created this foundation to support and promote quality education, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations. Special consideration is given to charitable organizations that serve the people of Dallas, Texas, and its surrounding communities. The Foundation has biannual deadlines o…

Wachovia Foundation

The Wachovia Foundation is a private foundation that is funded annually by Wachovia Corporation. We provide grants to eligible 501(c)(3) tax–exempt organizations in two primary and two secondary focus areas. Primary Focus Areas: Education, Community Development. Secondary Focus Areas: Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture. Geographical areas: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Yor…

Waco Foundation

The mission of the Waco Foundation is to make a positive difference in the lives and future of the people in Waco and McLennan County through grantmaking, promotion of community philanthropy, and support of the not–for–profit sector. Areas of funding interest include disabled individuals, disadvantaged children and youth, low–income populations, traditionally marginalized populations, projects that cannot be easily accomplished without th…

Waste Management Charitable Contributions - Houston

The Waste Management Charitable Contributions program provides support to organizations that have been approved by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) charity and public organizations where any donations requested will be used exclusively for public purposes. We target our support to specific projects or programs that enhance the scope of services offered by an organization. Areas of funding interest include Environment, Environmental Education, Community. Requests fro…

Webber Family Foundation

The Foundation began focusing its grant–making on the gap between proficiency and potential for lower–income youth, with an emphasis on school readiness/early literacy for ages 3–5; out–of–school time enrichment programs for grades 6–12; and high–performing charter schools. The Foundation supports programs in Austin TX, where the Foundation is headquartered, and in Washington DC and the surrounding areas.

Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation

The Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation is a not–for–profit philanthropic institution organized and operated primarily as a collection of charitable funds that will have long term benefit for the Wichita Falls area. Theses funds are used wisely and efficiently to respond to area needs and to sustain existing organizations and institutions through grants in many areas, including arts, culture, education, environment, historic preservation, s…

William J. and Dorothy K. O'Neill Foundation - Multiple States

The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation directs and manages several grantmaking programs. Grants in response to requests from the communities we serve are made through the Capacity Building Grants program. At the O’Neill Foundation the application process for a capacity building grant is an ongoing collaboration between the Foundation and the grant seeker. Our goal is to support the applicant during all phases of the process by maintaini…

Women’s Fund of Central Texas

Women™s Fund of Central Texas was established in 2003 as a philanthropic fund to benefit women and children in our community through arts and culture, education, health or human service programs.

Wright Family Foundation

The Wright Family Foundation is committed to diverse educational initiatives that provide intervention, support, and enrichment programs for at–risk children to realize their full potential. Applicant must be providing support and services to at–risk youth in Baltimore, Maryland or Austin, Texas.