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Community Assistance Grant

Grants to Texas Nonprofits for Programs
that Benefit Residents in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Junior League of Houston (JLH)

LOI Date:


Deadline Date:

08/28/20 11:59 PM


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Grants to Texas nonprofit organization in eligible regions for programs that benefit local residents. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects and activities within the focus areas of basic needs, abuse prevention, neglect of children, mentoring for women and girls, and children's education. Eligible organizations serve Harris, Brazoria, Fort Bend, and Waller counties. Requests that address a critical or basic need, fund a pilot program, and/or expand a significant service to the community are considered.

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.

Additional requirements:
- 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.
- 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.
-An organization may receive a Community Assistance grant only once every three years.

For information regarding conflicts of interest please see:

Pre-Application Information:

Part One of the application process is the submission of a Letter of Intent (LOI), which is due by 11:59 PM on Friday, June 26, 2020.

The Community Assistance Committee will review the letters and select organizations to submit a full application (Part Two). Invitations will be communicated by the end of July. Part Two will be due at 11:59 PM on Friday, August 28, 2020.

Applications must be submitted online. Applications will not be accepted via mail, fax, hand-delivery or email.


Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Meredith McCrary, Community Assistance Chairman

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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