The Community Impact Fund is the Community Foundation’s competitive grantmaking process for nonprofit organizations. It is a responsive, open application process with one annual deadline. The Fund invests in four focus areas:
- Arts & Culture
- Basic Needs
- Youth Development
Eligible applicants may apply anytime between April 6 and June 8, 2021, through our online portal (coming soon).
Applicants must be nonprofits classified as a 501(c)(3) organization, and they must be located in or providing services to residents in Bandera, Blanco, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Real, or Uvalde counties. To learn more about eligibility, take the Eligibility Quiz.
The Community Impact Fund made the following investments in 2020:
- Arthur Nagel Community Clinic - $12,000
- Silver Sage Senior Center - $12,500
- Dietert Center - $12,500
- Golden Hub Senior Center - $12,500
- Good Samaritan Health Center - $12,000
- Hill Country Crisis Council - $10,000
- Hill Country Mission for Health - $12,000
- K’STAR - $10,000
- Kendall County Women’s Shelter - $10,000
- New Hope Counseling Center - $10,000
- Rainbow Senior Center - $12,500
Before applying, please review the Community Impact Fund’s Grant Guidelines for definitions of the four focus areas, how applications are reviewed and tips on making a strong application. There are also a few common questions about the Fund, which are covered in the Frequently Asked Questions document.