Robert W. Knox, Sr. and Pearl Wallis Knox Charitable Foundation Grant Program

Robert W. Knox, Sr. and Pearl Wallis Knox Charitable Foundation

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Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: Apr 1, 2021

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: Preferred: Texas Other eligible locations: United States

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About this funder:



Robert W. Knox, Jr., a resident of Houston, Texas, established the Foundation in 1964 in honor of his parents Robert W. Knox, Sr. and Pearl Wallis Knox. Robert W. Knox, Sr., a well-known physician in Houston, married Pearl Wallis of Galveston in 1892. Dr. Knox was president of the Texas State Medical Association, Chief Surgeon for the Southern Pacific Railway and helped establish several hospitals in the San Antonio, Houston and Louisiana areas. Robert Knox was active in the real estate business in Houston and was a veteran of both world wars.

The foundation is for religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals within the United States.

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


  • Grants are awarded to qualified 501(c)(3) charitable organizations within the United States.
  • Eligibility to re-apply for a grant award from the Knox Charitable Foundation requires organizations to skip one grant cycle (one year) before submitting a subsequent application.
    • For example, if your organization submitted a grant application for the April 2019 deadline and received a grant award in June, your organization would not be eligible to re-apply until April of 2021.


  • Preference is given to charitable organizations serving Harris County, TX and surrounding counties.