Texas History Program

If your organization has already received permission to submit an LOI in this cycle—please proceed now (deadline June 14, 2024).  Otherwise, this cycle is now closed to new applicants as we have reached our limit for the September 17, 2024 Board of Directors meeting.

Next cycle:  Organizations that wish to apply for a Texas History Grant in a future cycle, please email Gary Smith on the How to Apply page to schedule a consultation before September 30, 2024. 


Texas History Resources

The Summerlee Commission on the Financial Sustainability of History Organizations

Published in 2015, this report analyzes the difficulties that history organizations of all types face in maintaining financial sustainability and includes several how-to chapters for helping organizations to navigate difficult times. The entire report may be downloaded here.

Chapters from the report are listed below and may be downloaded individually:


Texas History Organizations


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