Texas History Program

Letter of Inquiry Deadline - Due to the large number of proposals already under consideration, our next window for submitting LOIs will be May 1-June 14, 2024 for possible consideration at our September 21, 2024 Board of Directors meeting.  Please note that potential applicants will need to have spoken to the Texas History Program Officer about your proposal prior to May 1, 2024 to be eligible to begin work on an LOI.


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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