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Latino Giving Houston (LGH) Grant

Grant to a Texas Nonprofit for Services
to the Local Latinx Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Houston Community Foundation (GHCF) - Latino Giving Houston (LGH)

Deadline Date:

05/07/21 Receipt

Description:

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Grant of $5,000 to a Texas nonprofit organization serving the Latinx community in eligible locations. Funding is intended for general operating support. Program focus areas include arts and culture, health and human services, education, social justice, and community development. Funding is intended for a local nonprofit organization serving the Latinx community in the Greater Houston Region.

The mission of Latino Giving – Houston (LGH) is to encourage philanthropy in the Latinx community to contribute to the community by funding nonprofit organizations serving the Latinx community in the Greater Houston Region. LGH's impact lies in the collective giving of a diverse group of Latinx individuals who are committed to seeing the Latinx community thrive. The giving circle methodology allows the members of LGH to learn more about the Latinx community; its assets, challenges, and aspirations. LGH's vision is a Latinx community where philanthropy and solidarity are preserved as a tradition and cultural value. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180836

Number of Grants:

One

Estimated Size of Grant:

$5,000

Pre-proposal Conference:

LGH will award one grant to support a local nonprofit organization serving the Latinx community in the Greater Houston Region.

Eligibility:
- Must have a 501(c)3 designation or a fiscal sponsor with a 501(c)3 designation.
- Agency operating budget must not exceed $3,000,000.
- A minimum of 50% of beneficiaries/clients must be Latinxs of any race.
- Services must be delivered in the Greater Houston Region.
- Agency should have an updated profile in GuideStar with a 2020 or 2021 gold or platinum designation.
- Must be able to demonstrate 100% board giving, 75% board attendance, and board Latinx representation.

Exclusions:
- Memorials
- Partisan, political lobbying, or legislative activities
- Private foundations or endowments
- Legal expenses incurred in any action by or against the organization
- Fundraising activities such as events, fund drives, or annual appeals
- Fraternal, sectarian, and religious organizations where the grant is intended for the principal benefit of the organization’s members or adherents, or where the grant is intended for inherently religious activities

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications must be received by Friday, May 7, 2021.

The grant award notification will be sent in August 2021 and the virtual check presentation will take place during the LGH virtual annual meeting in September 2021.

Current or previous LGH grantees must wait two calendar years before re-applying.

Impact: http://latinogivinghouston.org/html/impact.html

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit applications to lgh@ghcf.org.

Latino Giving Houston
c/o Greater Houston Community Foundation
515 Post Oak Blvd.
Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77027

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USA: Texas: Greater Houston Region

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