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Grants to Texas Nonprofits for Programs to Address Community Needs


Geographic Focus

USA: Texas

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Helen Gertrude Sparks Charitable Trust Grant

Bank of America Private Bank Philanthropic Solutions - Helen Gertrude Sparks Charitable Trust

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #146890

Grant Description

Grants of up to $15,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit the community. Funding areas of interest include education; the arts, including performing and nonperforming arts; children who are disabled, orphaned, or disadvantaged; and the elderly who are disabled in any way. Preference is given to organizations, operating in, or serving Tarrant County.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Trust considers requests from charitable organizations that focus on the program areas noted above.

Pre-Application Information:

The Helen Gertrude Sparks Charitable Trust application deadline is August 1.
The decision timeframe is 3-4 months.

Please submit online applications by 11:59 p.m. on the day of the foundation’s deadline date. If the application deadline date falls on a weekend or a federally recognized holiday, the deadline is not extended; therefore applications must be submitted on the prior business day by 11:59 p.m.

Online grant applications will be accepted 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, generally on, or prior to the proposal due date. However, applicant inquiries can only be answered during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT.

Please be advised that technical support is only provided Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST and NOT provided on weekends for password resets or general technical inquiries. Therefore it is best to start your application early, seek technical support during business hours, and to submit your application in advance of the due date.

Eligibility to re-apply for a grant award requires grantee organizations to skip 1 grant cycle (1-year) before submitting a subsequent application. For additional information, see:


Additional Funding Information:

Number of Grants:

This foundation makes approximately 2-3 awards each year.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are typically between $5,000 and $15,000.

Contact Information:


To discuss the application process or for questions about this foundation, contact:
Please indicate the foundation name in the email subject line.

Detailed foundation contact information can be found in the Procedures PDF in Supporting Documents, below.

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