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2018 Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) Grant

Grants to Texas Nonprofits to Promote
Holocaust Awareness and Understanding

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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC)

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations to advance the public knowledge and study of the Holocaust and other genocides. Among other projects, funds may be used for classroom education, workshops, recording of oral histories, and memorials and exhibits.

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GrantWatch ID#: 163325

Estimated Size of Grant:

Amounts up to $10,000 may be granted per project.

Term of Contract:

Projects must begin on or after January 23, 2018 and be completed prior to December 31, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The THGC will accept applications from an organization that is an organized and permanent nonprofit institution headquartered in the state of Texas.

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

Not Funded:
-Proposals that do not meet general eligibility requirements
-Deficiencies in previously completed projects or for 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
-Research and/or scholarly endeavors
- Food and/or beverages
- Any projects that have received funding in the past from the THGC
- Advertising

Examples of cash transactions that may not be reimbursed, or non-cash transactions that may not be listed as monetary transactions with grant funds:
- 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;
- Expenses related to a project that has already been funded by the THGC.

Pre-Application Information:

The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission recommends contacting staff to discuss the eligibility of your project prior to submitting an application. THGC staff is available to help answer questions you may have about the application, review process, or implementation phases of this program.

Applications for the 2018 THGC Grant will be accepted between September 15, 2017, and November 30, 2017. Please consult the THGC Grant Criteria and Procedures form (attached below) before submitting an application. If you feel that your project is eligible, please complete an application form (attached below), and return it with all required materials.

Grants require a one-to-one match. Applications may be submitted for up to fifty percent (50%) of the project’s cost, for a maximum grant amount of $10,000. Organizations must provide the remaining 50% of the cost in matching funds. In-kind services (ex. volunteer hours) may be counted toward the 50% match.

Grant funds are payable upon completion of the project as a reimbursement for actual expenses incurred.

Contact Information:

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

Electronic submission of applications is preferred; materials may be sent to:
Cheyanne Perkins
(512) 463-5674

Mailed applications may be sent to:
Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission
Attn: THGC Grant Program
P.O. Box 12276
Austin, TX 78711-2276

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas