Perry & Ruby Stevens Charitable Foundation Grant

Perry & Ruby Stevens Charitable Foundation

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Grant amount: US $4,000 - US $500,000

Next deadline: Feb 27, 2019 (Full proposal)

Later deadlines: Jun 21, 2019 (Full proposal), Sep 20, 2019 (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

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

Location of residency: United States

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NOTE: A Letter of Inquiry must precede a formal grant proposal in order to determine if an organization’s proposal fits within the Foundation’s eligibility guidelines. The Foundation will respond by email to all Letters of Inquiry within two weeks of receipt to determine whether your request falls within Foundation program guidelines. Following a letter of inquiry, invited grant proposals are due at the "full proposal" deadlines above.

Perry & Ruby Stevens Charitable Foundation Grant

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The Perry and Ruby Stevens Foundation was established by Ruby Stevens in January 2006 in accordance with her husband, Perry Stevens' wishes. The purpose of establishing the Foundation was to provide assistance to qualified non-profit organizations that direct their activities toward one or more of the following charitable purposes: 

  • the furnishing of assistance to, and care and treatment of, mentally or physically handicapped persons; 
  • the furnishing of assistance to, and care and treatment of, abused or neglected women;
  • the promotion, development and support of volunteer firefighting programs and organizations, and related matters;
  • the furnishing of assistance to needy persons who are victims of some public natural disaster or similar event;
  • the protection and prevention of cruelty to animals and to provide for the welfare of animals in general;
  • the prevention, research and treatment of Parkinson's disease;
  • the furnishing of resources to elderly persons who are unable to provide financial support for themselves;
  • the furnishing of assistance to individual persons afflicted with disease or illness, regardless of their age or gender, and
  • the Foundation will consider grant requests that address the needs of children and young adults who are financially disadvantaged or who have suffered physical or mental abuse or neglect.

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  • The Foundation will make grants only to organizations that are exempt from federal tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are not classified as private foundations under section 509(a) of the Code.
  • Geographical Limitations
    • Grants are limited to qualified nonprofit organizations located in or directly serving residents of Bandera, Blanco, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano, Mason and Real counties.
  • Grants made by the Foundation shall be to accomplish specific goals and objectives within the purposes specified above and shall not be utilized to fund general operating expenses of a grantee. 
  • Proposals will only be considered if the qualified non profit has at least 3 years of operating history.