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Grants to Texas Nonprofits for Programs Related to Children's Education,
Basic Needs, Child Abuse, and Mentoring for Women and Girls

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Foundation / Corporation

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Junior League of Houston (JLH)

Deadline Date:

06/01/21 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations for activities that benefit residents in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support programs and projects in the areas of children's education, basic needs, mentoring women and young girls, and neglect or abuse of children. Requests that address a critical or basic need, fund a pilot program, or expand a significant service to the community will be considered. Funds must serve the residents of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris, and Waller Counties.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146656

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The requesting organization must be tax-exempt. Requests must be accompanied by a copy of the tax exemption letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and evidence as to the organization’s qualification as a public charity organization as defined in section 509(a)(1), (2) or (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The requesting organization must be registered as a 501(c)(3) organization.

The grant amount requested must be spent to benefit the residents of the following Texas counties: Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris and/or Waller.

Funds may be granted only to organizations that do not currently receive regular volunteer support from the League.

Requests for reimbursement will not be considered.

Requests for items or services that directly or indirectly assist or implement fundraising activities of the organization will not be considered.

Requests for unrestricted funds for capital campaigns will not be considered.

Pre-Application Information:

The Junior League of Houston, Inc. has implemented a two-step application process. Part One of the application is the submission of a Letter of Intent (LOI) and must be completed and electronically submitted as a one to two-page PDF no later than 11:59 PM on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Applications will not be accepted via mail, fax, hand-delivery, or email.

Invitations to complete Part Two of the application will be extended upon committee review of Part One. Invitations will be communicated by the end of July.

Application review begins in June with final awards made in January.

An organization may receive a Community Assistance grant only once every three years.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://members.jlh.org/?nd=vms_public_form&form_id=228

f you are a current Junior League of Houston project, please do not use the form above. Please email the Community Vice President at community_vp@jlh.org for a link to the 2022 – 2023 Volunteer and Grant Request Form.

For questions, please contact:
Katherine Grahmann
2020 – 2021 Community Assistance Chairman
713.871.6695
community_assistance@jlh.org

The Junior League of Houston, Inc.
1811 Briar Oaks Lane
Houston, Texas 77027
Telephone: 713.871.6673

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USA: Texas: Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris, and Waller Counties

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