Community Foundation Animal Welfare Endowments

Community Foundation of West Texas

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Jan 15, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Texas: Bailey County, Cochran County, Crosby County, Dickens County, Floyd County Show all

Location of residency: Counties in Texas: Bailey County, Cochran County, Crosby County, Dickens County, Floyd County Show all

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Overview:

Established in 1981, the Lubbock Area Foundation changed its name to the Community Foundation of West Texas in September 2015. The Foundation is one of more than 700 community foundations in the United States today. We serve the following counties that make up the Texas South Plains area, Bailey, Cochran, Crosby, Dickens, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, King, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Motley, Terry, and Yoakum by offering people a variety of ways to touch their community through philanthropic giving. 

Community Foundation Animal Welfare Endowments

The Community Foundation Animal Welfare Endowments (formerly the Ruth C. Wright Endowment for Animals) provides grant funding for nonprofit organizations in the South Plains area that address the needs of lost, abandoned and injured animals. Funding is made possible through the Ruth C. Wright Endowment For Animals, Jimmy Nelson Endowment, and Alice Virginia White Endowment for Cats and Dogs.

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

Eligibility:

  • Support from the Ruth C. Wright Endowment for Animals is restricted to organizations in the South Plains area that are 501(c)(3) or the government equivalent.
  • Grants may be made for start-up funding, general operating support, program support, equipment and facilities, emergency needs and demonstration programs.

Ineligibility:

  • The Foundation does not make grants to individuals, for political purposes, to retire indebtedness or for payment of interest or taxes.