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Grants to Greater Houston, Texas Nonprofits for Law-Related and Legal Activities that Benefit Asian Americans

ELIGIBILITY:

Geographic Focus

USA: Texas: Greater Houston Metropolitan Area

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Asian American Bar Foundation of Houston


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #145627

Grant Description

Grants of up to $5,000 to Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, Texas nonprofit organizations to benefit Asian American members in the legal community, and to promote legal knowledge and access for Asian American communities. This program is targeted to organizations that have a purpose consistent with the Funding Source’s mission.

The AABF’s mission is to educate and serve Asian American lawyers and Asian American communities in the greater Houston area and surrounding counties.

The Asian American Bar Foundation of Houston seeks to make grants to Texas-based charitable organizations whose pursuits will impact the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area by (1) expanding the scope of legal services available to the Asian American community; (2) increasing the number of Asian Americans working as lawyers or in legal services; (3) educating members of the Asian American community of their civil and legal rights; (4) stimulating legal discourse by and/or about Asian Americans, the Asian American cultures and Asian American communities; or (5) otherwise promoting the interests of Asian Americans.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant organizations must be charitable non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations incorporated or formed under the laws of the State of Texas and/or otherwise demonstrate a substantial connection to the greater Houston metropolitan area.

Pre-Application Information:

Application packages must be postmarked no later than August 18, 2017, and emailed or mailed to the address listed below.

Recipients will attend the Asian American Bar Association of Houston’s annual gala, to be held September 15, 2017 (date may change), where the grant will be presented.

More information about the Asian American Bar Foundation of Houston mission may be found here:
http://www.aabfhouston.org/mission.php

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$10,000

Number of Grants:

The Asian American Bar Foundation of Houston seeks to award up to two community organizations.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The grant recipient will receive an award of up to $5,000 and a ticket for one of its representatives to attend the Asian American Bar Association of Houston’s annual gala.

Contact Information:

Dat Tran, Chair
dtran@southernco.com

Asian American Bar Foundation of Houston, Inc.
Attn: Scholarship/Grant Committee
P.O. Box 1351
Houston, Texas 77252

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