Funder: Blanche Davis Moore Foundation; Program: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education, faith-based efforts, children and youth; Geographic Limits: Primarily Texas; Eligibility: Nonprofits, including faith-based institutions; Funding: Awards vary, up to $50,000 each (the foundation last year distributed about $500,000 in grants); Deadline: July 15.
Summary: The foundation funds programs that help children and youth. Applications must be complete and received in the foundation’s office by July 1 to be considered at the October meeting. Grants are approved only by specific resolution of the foundation’s board and are effective only after a Grant Agreement has been executed. Programs supporting at-risk youth, faith-based groups and foster children rank high on the list of past grant awards. For example, the foundation gave $50,000 to the South Texas Children’s Home, Beeville, TX, for operating support; $30,000 to Boys and Girls Club of Corpus Christi, for after school and summer programs; and $6,000 to Foster Angels of South Texas Foundation, Corpus Christi, for general support. Start with the application on the website.
Info: http://tinyurl.com/3ol4wet; Gary Leach, foundation director, 361/814-6700.