The Woodlands, Texas – Montgomery County Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications from local nonprofits. The deadline for the request for funds is September 15, 2023 at the offices of the Community Foundation, 2001 Timberloch Place, Suite 500, The Woodlands. Organizations applying must be a 501c3 nonprofit and submit a variety of documents such as information about their board of directors, most recent IRS Form 990, most recent financial statements, agency budget, and project/program budget. Approved grant funds received from MCCF must be used in Montgomery County for Montgomery County residents.
Grant funding is provided from the interest earned on existing endowment funds and cover a wide range of interests. This is the first year for the Aaron & Diana Dushkin Fund for Creative Arts and Literacy which will support creative arts and literacy programs within the county. Several funds target the neediest in the community. Other funds address animal welfare, the arts, literacy, health care and prevention, children and children in foster care, veterans, and heritage preservation. For more information about what funding opportunities are available, go to the Community Foundation’s website, www.mccfoundation.org/funds.
Organizations seeking funds must provide details about the project for which they are requesting funds. Capital projects, pilot projects, or updating operations are preferred. Questions to be answered include what the organization hopes to accomplish, how they plan to reach their goal, what community need will be addressed, who is the target population, what geographic area will be served, and how many people will be served by the project. Grants from MCCF may be a portion of the total project cost. Download the grant application at www.mccfoundation.org/nonprofits.
Montgomery County Community Foundation unites donors’ passions with the future by creating legacies that improve the quality of life of Montgomery County residents through post high school scholarships and support of non-profits serving Montgomery County. To find out more about the Community Foundation, go to www.mccfoundation.org or call Julie Martineau at 281.367.8158.