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

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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC)

Deadline Date:

07/15/21 Receipt


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Grants of up to $25,000 to Texas nonprofit institutions 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, research, memorials, exhibits, classroom education, 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.

Expenses Eligible for Reimbursement:

  • Materials and supplies purchased specifically for this project;
  • Programming costs, including costs related to educating partners such as speaker fees and travel costs, program supplies, and facility fees;
  • Contractual services, including consultant fees, materials, design fees, accounting fees, or other services that you have purchased through a contract;
  • Invoices, which must contain basic cost information, such as cost of material per unit, the quantity of materials, hours of labor worked, labor rates, and markups;
  • Marketing costs may be eligible, but must have prior THGC approval for reimbursement;
  • Researching and scholarly costs may be eligible but must have prior approval for reimbursement.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163325

Number of Grants:

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

Estimated Size of Grant:

For this grant cycle, the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission will be accepting grant applications with amounts up to $25,000 per project.

Term of Contract:

Project work can begin as soon as possible following notification of the THGC’s receipt of the agreement signed by both parties.

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 the 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:

Applications for the Summer 2021 THGC Non-Profit Grant cycle will be accepted between Monday, May 10, 2021 and Thursday, July 15, 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.

Approved grant applicants will be contacted and their projects will be announced on the website and social media on Friday, August 6, 2021

Multiple projects from the same institution are allowed to be submitted.

Grants require up to a one-to-one match. Organizations should provide up to 50% of the cost in matching funds, based on need. In-kind services may be counted toward the 50% 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.

Please submit all application materials electronically to Cheyanne Perkins at

Direct questions to Cheyanne Perkins at the email address above or call 512.463.5674.

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

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