Dallas County Foundation 2021 Grant Cycle – United States
The Dallas County Foundation is accepting grant applications annually from charitable projects and programs in the community that address a wide range of needs: Health, Human Services, Arts & Culture, Historic Preservation, and Environment.
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Early Grant Information for NGOs
As a responsive and proactive partner, the foundation seeks to address existing and emerging issues in Dallas County.
Their areas for emphasis include:
USD 1 MILLION Grants for Innovative Solutions to combat Water Scarcity
Climate Fund to alleviate energy poverty in Developing Countries
This Request for Applications is open to strengthening the Economic Development Efforts
Grants for African CSOs to implement activities in SGBV, SRHR, HP, and VAWG
Small Research Grants for the improvement of education
This grant-making trust inviting Charities to help Socially Disadvantaged Groups during COVID-19
Support available for NGOs working on social innovation, inclusiveness and sustainability
Advocacy grants to strengthen the voice of communities and grassroots activists
USD $250,000 to $2 million funding available for each selected partner to address Covid-19 impact in select countries
Funding provided through capital support for community development projects
Endowment Funding of € 25,000 for young people fighting for freedom
Small Grant Fund for protecting endangered animal species
Grant program for transforming women’s lives for hard to fund projects
Seed Funding for Youth-led Organisations: Invitation to Submit Proposals
Grant Opportunity to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and Future Pandemics
Humanities and Human Services;
Public and Society;
The maximum grant awarded for any one proposal is $20,000. Grant funds will be available no later than May and must be used within twelve months.
Who can apply?
The Dallas County Foundation grants to non-profit organizations with an IRS 501c 3, 5, or 6 statuses OR is a 170b unit of government. Religious or political organization is NOT eligible for grants unless their project benefits the entire community.
If your group does not have one of the IRS non-profit statuses listed above, you may affiliate (or partner) your group with another group that does have one of these tax statuses.
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How To Apply
Download the grant instructions and grant application pdfs.
Watch the grant application video tutorial where they answer many of the commonly asked questions on the grant application form and provide tips on how to apply and what information to include.
Submit your completed grant application (all 7 printed copies).
Please note: Grant applications MUST BE received by Monday, February 1 at 4:00 p.m. to be considered for the 2021 grant cycle. Grants sent through the mail MUST BE postmarked before February 1, 2021, or received before bank closing on February 1, 2021.
February: Grant Committee reviews applications;
February – March: Selected grants presented to the board for approval;
March – April: Grant applicants will be notified of approval or denial;
April – May: Checks will be presented at an Awards Reception;
October: Project evaluations due. Grant recipients must submit a post-grant/project evaluation form to be considered for future grant opportunities.
For more information, visit https://www.dallascountyfoundation.org/non-profit-organizations