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We make grants to improve the quality of life for Central Texans.

Last year alone we granted $36 million back into the community.

“... funding from ACF and the Hispanic Impact Fund lends a level of credibility that as a small organization we’ve not always had.”CHRISTINA COLLAZO,
FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TODOS JUNTOS
 

Grant application information

  • Organizations that meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for our grant opportunities:

    • Tax-exempt organizations under Sections 501(c)(3) or 170(b)(1)(a)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code and units of government.
    • Work in at least one of the following counties: Bastrop, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Travis or Williamson.
  • In general, the Foundation does NOT grant funds for:

    • unrestricted general operating expenses
    • endowment funds
    • scholarships
    • religious organizations for religious purposes
    • fundraising activities or events
    • umbrella funding organizations that intend to distribute funds at their own discretion
    • political lobbying or legislative activities
    • individuals
    • multi-year commitments
  • Applications for our Community Grants program are accepted year-round. Our Women’s Fund and Hispanic Impact Fund operate on seasonal grant cycles, annually.

 

The Jordan Award

Each year, the Jordan Award recognizes one Central Texas nonprofit that effectively leverages the time and talents of volunteers to affect positive change in our community.

This year, the award seeks to provide a grant of $7,000 to the selected nonprofit organization. The deadline to apply is Friday, December 4 at 5 pm CST. Please expect a public grant announcement in mid-January 2021.

Learn more about the history of the Jordan Award, created in 1999 by Dr. Wylie Jordan, on the blog.

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Grant opportunities

We’re proud to offer grants through three strategic programs: Community Grants, Hispanic Impact Fund and Women’s Fund.

 

Applying for a grant

The application process for the Foundation is accessible through our online grant portal. All available grant opportunities will be visible online (please refer to our timeline section above for active grant cycles). If you have any trouble logging in or creating an account please contact swatson@austincf.org.

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