Funding Alert – Hogg Foundation for Mental Health – Central Texas African American Healthy Minds Project

Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

Request for Proposals

Due Date:  Friday, December 11, 2020 at 11:59 am CT

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The Hogg Foundation will invest $25,000 in small grant awards to support mental health and wellness among African Americans in the Central Texas area. The foundation will fund projects that focus on enhancing the mental health and wellness of African Americans in Central Texas through:

  1. Education and awareness opportunities; and/or
  2. Resources, services and support; and/or
  3. COVID-19 or trauma support (special consideration will be given to proposals that address these issues)

Proposals will identify the population(s) of focus as one of the following:

  1. African American adults -18 years of age and older; and/or
  2. African American youth/children – school-age under 18 years of age and their families.

The foundation plans to award multiple one-year grants to eligible 501(c)(3) organizations located in Central Texas. For the purpose of this project, the Central Texas area includes the following counties: Travis, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays and Williamson. The total amount to be funded for this project is $25,000. Applicants can request funding from $1,500 to $5,000 in $500 increments.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) nonprofits, community-based organizations or collaboratives including non-profit mental health and consumer advocacy organizations; student and/or parent organizations; faith-based/religious entities; public libraries; and educational institutions including school districts, colleges and universities. Applicants must be Texas-based or have offices, chapters or affiliates in Central Texas, specifically in Travis, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays or Williamson counties.

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Have Questions?

The foundation will not accept phone calls regarding the request for proposals except for questions related to technical issues. Questions about the request for proposals may be emailed to hogg-grants@austin.utexas.edu. Answers to questions that may have information that might be helpful and relevant to other potential applicants will be posted here. Check this page often for updated questions and answers as well as any additional information about this request for proposals.

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