Hill Country Strong Fund Grant

The Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Senior Services Poverty Alleviation & Services Health Care Access & Delivery First Responders Employment Services Youth Services Family Services Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid Show all

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: General Operating Expense

Location of project: Counties in Texas: Bandera County, Blanco County, Edwards County, Gillespie County, Kendall County Show all

Location of residency: Counties in Texas: Bandera County, Blanco County, Edwards County, Gillespie County, Kendall County Show all

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About this funder:

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Overview:

The Hill Country Strong Fund supports organizations helping individuals and communities economically affected by the pandemic. Grants will be made to nonprofits that are meeting local needs related to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Hill Country Strong is an emergency response fund addressing economic impacts of the Covid-19 outbreak. It provides unrestricted grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the Hill Country that are meeting local needs during this time of crisis. The grants will be focused on the following:

  • families with school-aged children;
  • those who have lost their job due to the outbreak;
  • those working as first responders, in healthcare, and in other essential services;
  • those working with the elderly;
  • economically vulnerable populations

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Eligible applicants must be located or providing services in the Community Foundation’s 10-county service area: Bandera, Blanco, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Real, and Uvalde counties.

Ineligibility:

  • Applications on behalf of individuals or  families will not be accepted
  • Hill Country Strong does not support:
    • Capital campaigns, building endowments or reserve funds
    • Membership drives
    • Special events or sponsorships
    • Debt reduction
    • Grants for re-granting purposes
    • Multi-year funding requests
    • Conferences, travel, or professional development
    • Medical, scientific, or academic research
    • Political campaigns or religious activities
    • Scholarships or tuition assistance
    • Operating deficits or deficits due to loss of funding or fundraising capacity
    • Operating expenses for strategic planning or organizational development needs

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