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Genevieve and Ward Orsinger Foundation Grant

Grants to Texas Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for
Programs and Services that Strengthen Families

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Genevieve and Ward Orsinger Foundation

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Deadline Date:

10/31/19 5:00 PM


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Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations in Bexar, Hays, Comal, Travis, Guadalupe, and Kendall counties for parent-child programming that strengthens local families. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to strengthen the family unit, based on the "Dual Gen" (Two Generation) philosophy.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 126081

Estimated Size of Grant:

In order to support the Strengthening the Family Unit initiative, the Foundation Board has committed to a gradual spend out of assets over a timeline of six to 10 years. There will be no set amount on grants. 2020 will be the second year of this timeline.

Term of Contract:

All grant funds must be distributed by December 15 of the calendar year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grant applicants must be tax-exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. The Foundation does not fund 509(a)(3) Supporting Organizations or International Agencies.

The Foundation does not provide grants to individuals or for scholarships, debt reduction, start-ups, capital campaigns, endowments, fundraising events or sponsorships. The Genevieve and Ward Orsinger Foundation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity, and therefore, will not support organizations that discriminate against individuals on the basis of age, gender, race, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, or religious belief in administration of their employment or service policies.

Pre-Application Information:

A Letter of Inquiry (LOI) process will be open to any organization that feel they meet all three components of the Strengthening the Family Unit requirements. If you intend to submit an LOI, contact Melanie Cazier.

LOI's Accepted: August 15-September 15, 2019
Invitation for Application Sent by: October 1, 2019
Application Due: October 31, 2019, 5 p.m.
Grant Notification by: February 3, 2020

Applicants may submit an application that covers two programs if they come together to satisfy the Strengthening the Family Unit initiative.


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Linda McDavitt, President/CEO

Melanie Cazier, Consultant

Phone: (210) 590-0535

The Genevieve and Ward Orsinger Foundation
P.O. Box 90987
San Antonio, Texas 78209

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas: Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall and Travis Counties