Texas History Program

Applicants for the next grant cycle will be able to access our online grant application portal beginning September 29, 2024 through October 31, 2024 for consideration at the next Board of Directors meeting on February 25, 2025. You must communicate with Gary Smith before August 28, 2024 in order to proceed with the online application process. Please email Gary Smith to set up an appointment to discuss your project.


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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