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Texas History FAQs

What is the average Texas History grant amount?
Our average grant amount is $10,000.

Are independent scholars eligible for grant support?
Yes.  The fiscal sponsor must be a qualified 501(c)(3) organization.  In addition, the project must adhere to the mission of the Foundation.

Are there any programs or projects that are excluded from funding consideration?
Yes.  We do not fund projects relating to monuments and memorials as well as County Courthouses.

Do you provide any advice or assistance with the proposal process?
We will make every effort to answer any questions and advise you on our funding priorities and requirements during the grant application process. Please remember that our assistance does not guarantee funding.

Can you share with me examples of proposals that have been successful? 
We do not share successful proposals with other applicants but we will inform you of what we expect to see in your proposal.

Will I be declined if I ask for too much funding?
You will not be declined if you ask for too much money but we do expect you to tailor your request to our funding history.  Be realistic!

Do you make grants for salaries/overhead/general operating?
We do not make general operating grants unless we have a funding history with an organization.

For how many years will you fund an organization?
We rarely fund an organization indefinitely.