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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) Grant

Grants to Texas Nonprofits for Holocaust
and Genocide Awareness Projects

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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC)

Deadline Date:

11/30/17 Receipt


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations for projects that promote awareness and understanding of the Holocaust and genocide. Funding may be used for workshops, classroom education projects, memorials and exhibits, the recording of oral histories, and other purposes.

Expenses Eligible for Reimbursement:
-Materials and supplies purchased specifically for this project;
-Programming costs, including costs related to educating partners such as speaker fees and travel costs, program supplies, and facility fees;
-Contractual services including consultant fees, materials, design fees, accounting fees, or other services which you have purchased through a contract; documentation for contractual services should include a copy of the signed contract;
-Invoices, which must contain basic cost information, such as cost of material per unit, quantity of materials, hours of labor worked, labor rates, and mark ups;
-Marketing costs may be eligible, but must have prior approval for reimbursement.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 137791

Number of Grants:

The THGC may fund multiple grant projects or choose only one.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Amounts up to $10,000 may be granted per project.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The THGC will accept applications from an organization that is an organized and permanent nonprofit institution headquartered in the state of Texas.

The application must include a current copy of the organization’s IRS determination letter or other proof of not-for-profit status.

All grant projects or programs must be open to the public and provide accessibility for individuals with disabilities. The THGC reserves the right to deem ineligible any project or institution that it determines does not meet program requirements.

THGC Grants will NOT fund the following:
-Proposals that do not meet general eligibility requirements;
-Deficiencies in previously completed projects, or unanticipated costs in ongoing projects;
-Loans, fines, penalties, costs of litigation or associated interest payments;
-Scholarships, internships, staff salaries, administration fees, purchase of awards or cash payments;
-Programs/sites not open to the public or not accessible to individuals with disabilities;
-Fundraising activities/events or political contributions;
-Research and/or scholarly endeavors;
-Food and/or beverages;
-Any projects that have received funding in the past from the THGC;

Examples of cash transactions that may not be reimbursed, or non-cash transactions that may not be listed as monetary transactions with grant funds:
-Goods or services donated at no cost to the Grant Recipient;
-Amount of goods or services reduced or discounted (report only actual amount paid);
-Cost associated with advocacy, lobbying, or political activities;
-Late fees incurred by Grant Recipient or subcontractors for delinquent payment of invoices;
-Interest accrued and charged for late payment of invoices;
-Food/beverage costs;
-Advertising costs;
-Expenses related to a project that has already been funded by the THGC.

Pre-Application Information:

Grants require a one-to-one match. Applications may be submitted for up to fifty percent (50%) of the project’s cost, for a maximum grant amount of $10,000. Organizations must provide the remaining 50% of the cost in matching funds. In-kind services (e.g. volunteer hours) may be counted toward the 50% match.

Grant funds are payable upon completion of the project as a reimbursement for actual expenses incurred.

Applications must be complete and received by the THGC by November 30th, 2017.

Final decisions regarding allocation of grant funds will be made at the THGC January 2018 quarterly meeting.

Contact Information:

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

Cheyanne Perkins
(512) 463-5674

Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission
Attn: THGC Grant Program
P.O. Box 12276
Austin, TX 78711-2276

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas