Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations and government entities for programs and services that benefit the community in eligible locations. Funding is intended to provide support to organizations that focus on education, environment, art and culture, health and human services, and sports. The Foundation favors requests for specific projects or capital asset acquisition rather than funding requests for operational budget shortfalls. Eligible organizations must demonstrate a benefit to the residents of the Big Spring Area, including all of Howard County and all contiguous counties.
Applicants for funding must be tax exempt under the provisions of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or be a local governmental entity. The Foundation considers requests for funding from non-profit organizations and governmental entities that can demonstrate a benefit to the residents of the Big Spring Area, including all of Howard County and all contiguous counties.
- Individuals will not be considered for funding.
- The Foundation will not participate in any political campaign on behalf of any issues or candidate.
- The Foundation does not fund religious institutions and/or organizations.
Deadline: Grant applications are due May 1 at 12:00 noon.
Applications accepted between March 1 and May 1. If you are mailing your application, it MUST BE RECEIVED no later than May 1 of the grant year, at noon. (A May 1 postmark is not acceptable.) Any Applications received outside of this period will not be considered.
The Foundation will make every effort to determine grant recipients during the month of May each year. All successful applicants will be notified of the Foundation’s funding decisions as soon as practical. All funding decisions by the Foundation will be considered final.
Limit one application per organization.
Deliver application to:
Big Spring Area Community Foundation Office
707 Scurry Street
Big Spring, TX 79720