KHOU 11 and the TEGNA Foundation have begun accepting grant proposals from qualified non-profit organizations.
We value projects that take a creative approach to improving people's lives. We are looking to provide non-profit organizations with funds that will impact the community in a major way.
Last year was the first year that KHOU 11 awarded the TEGNA Grant. Dress for Success- Houston and Girls, Inc. of Greater Houston each received $52,500 to assist in impacting the Houston community.
This year KHOU 11 is looking to award one non-profit with $125,000.
Applications must be received via mail by 4 p.m. on July 1, 2017. Please find all of the information needed below.
Applicants will be notified regarding next steps by Aug. 1, 2017.
TEGNA FOUNDATION APPLICATION FORM here: http://bit.ly/1mpwyms
Mail completed application and materials to:
Alexandria Williams, Community Marketing and Public Relations Specialist
1945 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019
GENERAL GUIDELINES here: http://bit.ly/1k4wyXp
WHAT WE REQUIRE:
Your proposal must contain the following information:
Application must be made on TEGNA Foundation form
A needs statement
IRS letter of determination of 501(c)(3) tax exemption (mandatory for consideration)
Overview of the organization
Clearly stated budget of TEGNA Grant funds
If you have not been determined a tax-exempt organization under IRS Section 501(c)(3), please apply once you have received determination
Objectives of the project to be funded
Your organization's qualifications to carry out the project
Information on whether the project is new or ongoing
Description of constituency to be served
Information on community and volunteer involvement
How will the project be evaluated
Plans for continued funding of the project, if applicable
One-page project budget, and an organizational budget
List of other funding sources, committed and applied for
Pertinent publications may be included.
WHAT WE DO NOT FUND:
Like many donors, we receive many more requests than we can fund. As a result, contributions will not be considered for the following purposes:
Organizations not determined by the IRS to be tax-exempt under 501(c)(3)
National or regional organizations unless their programs address specific local community needs
Programs or initiatives where the primary purpose is the promotion of religious doctrine or tenets
Elementary or secondary schools (except to provide special initiatives or programs not provided by regular school
Political action or legislative advocacy groups or voter registration drives
Multiple-year pledge campaigns
Medical or other research organizations; organizations located in or benefiting nations other than the U.S.
Fraternal groups, athletic teams, bands, veterans' organizations, volunteer firefighters or similar groups
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS here: http://bit.ly/1O8Lpb3.
Contact: Alexandria Williams