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Mays Family Foundation Grant

Grants to Texas Nonprofits to Address
Community Needs in Bexar County

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Mays Family Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/31/20 - For grant requests of $25,000 or less. Requests for over $25,000 are reviewed as received.


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Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations for programs that address specific community needs in Bexar County. Funding is intended to promote causes that empower, educate, aid, and enrich the local community. Priority is given to programs that involve collaboration with other organizations.

The Foundation favors organizations that:
- Collaborate with other grantees and organizations
- Do not compete with other non-profits
- Measure results
- Have a history of success

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183604

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:
- Only organizations determined to be exempt from tax under section 501(c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code may apply for a grant from the Foundation.

Ineligible applicants:
- The Foundation does not issue grants or other funding to individuals.
- The Foundation does not issue grants or other funding to partisan political groups or lobbying efforts.

As codified in Internal Revenue Regulations, no gift from the Foundation may result in any benefit to "disqualified persons" which in this instance is comprised of the Board of the Foundation and Managing Director and their family members such as spouses, children (and their spouses) and grandchildren (and their spouses). Accordingly, memberships, dues, or other requests that by their nature provide such benefit should not be made to the Foundation.

Pre-Application Information:

The Mays Family Foundation Board meets several times a year to consider grant requests.

Important dates for grant applications of $25,000 or less:
- Grants submitted April 1 to June 30 will be awarded or denied on or before September 30.
- Grants submitted July 1 to September 30 will be awarded or denied on or before December 10.
- Grants submitted October 1 to December 31 will be awarded or denied on or before February 28.
- Grants submitted January 1 to March 31 will be awarded or denied on or before May 30.

Grant applications over $25,000 are reviewed as received and may be awarded at any time during the year. Applications received after November 1 will generally be considered in the following calendar year.

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Contact Information:

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

Online application portal:

David E. Green, Managing Director
(210) 832-3305

Mays Family Foundation
250 W. Nottingham Dr. Ste #400
San Antonio, TX 78209

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