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THGC (Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission) Grant

Grants to Texas Nonprofits to Increase Public
Awareness of Genocide and the Holocaust

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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC)

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01/11/21 Receipt


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations for activities that further awareness of, and education about, genocide. Funding is intended to support a wide range of programs and projects that include, but are not limited to, workshops, memorials, exhibits, classroom education, research, and recording of oral histories regarding the Holocaust and genocide.

The intent of this grant program is to advance public knowledge and the study of the Holocaust and other genocides. The THGC is charged with providing advice and assistance regarding the implementation of Holocaust and genocide education and programming. To accomplish its statutory mission, THGC provides grant funding for a variety of programs and projects.THGC also has awarded grants to fund research or scholarly endeavors.

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GrantWatch ID#: 163325

Number of Grants:

The THGC may fund multiple grant projects, only one project, or none.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Amounts up to $10,000 may be granted per project. (Applications may be submitted for up to one hundred percent (100%) of the project’s cost.)

Term of Contract:

Projects must begin on or after February 1, 2021 and be completed prior to January 31, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The THGC will accept applications from an organization that is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution formed under Chapter 22 of the Texas Business Organization Code, and headquartered and doing business in the state of Texas.

All grant projects or programs must be open to the public and must provide accessibility for individuals with disabilities.

THGC grants will not fund the following:
- Proposals that do not meet general eligibility requirements listed above;
- Deficiencies in previously completed projects, or unanticipated costs in ongoing projects;
- Loans, fines, penalties, costs of litigation or associated interest payments;
- Scholarships, internships, staff salaries, administration fees, purchase of awards or cash payments;
- Programs/sites not open to the public or not accessible to individuals with disabilities;
- Fundraising activities/events or political contributions;
- Goods or services donated at no cost to the Grant Recipient;
- Amount of goods or services reduced or discounted (report only actual amount paid);
- Cost associated with advocacy, lobbying, or political activities;
- Late fees incurred by Grant Recipient or subcontractors for delinquent payment of invoices;
- Interest accrued and charged for late payment of invoices;
- Food/beverage costs;
- Advertising costs.

Pre-Application Information:

To be considered for the Winter 2021 grant cycle, applications must be complete and received by the THGC no later than January 11, 2021.

Due to current circumstances with the COVID-19 pandemic, submissions will only be accepted electronically.

The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission recommends contacting staff to discuss the eligibility of your project prior to submitting an application.

The commissioners will make the final decisions regarding allocation of grant funds at the THGC’s February 1, 2021 quarterly meeting.

Grants require up to a one-to-one match.

All payments of grant funds are made on a reimbursable basis.

Contact Information:

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

Send applications to:
Cheyanne Perkins

If you are unsure whether or not your project is eligible for this grant, if you require an alternate method for submission, or if you have any other questions, please contact Cheyanne Perkins via e-mail or by phone at 512.463.5674.

Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission
P.O. Box 12276
Austin, TX 78711-2276

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