One Wish

Started in 2017, the "One Wish" program connects Community Foundation donors to “wishes” submitted by nonprofit organizations. “Wishes” are tangible items that may not fit into a traditional funding stream or go un-budgeted, but nonetheless contribute to organizational success.

One Wish applications are due by 5:00 pm on Monday, October 15, 2018.  Only online submissions will be accepted for consideration.  Please submit applications with attachments to


Important Dates to Remember:
Sept 11: 2018 Application/information available
Oct 15: Deadline to submit application
Nov 15: 2018 Opportunity Catalog of eligible “wishes” available
Mid- January: Announce granted wishes


2018 One Wish Application (pdf to download and print)
2018 One Wish Application (word document)
2018 One Wish Application Guidelines
2018 Opportunity Catalog (coming soon!)

Gift Options Available to Grant (see Catalog for full descriptions): Coming soon!

Granted Wishes from 2017:

Dietert Center
$1,794.35     4 Projectors + Labor to Install

$1,200.00     10 Wireless Printers

The Good Samaritan Center
$2,599.99     Paper Shredder

St. Mary's Catholic School
$2,373.00     Tuff Shed Storage Building

Hill Country Community Needs Council
$4,536.00     Food-4-Kids Beef Sticks
($2,500 of this request has been granted)

Riverside Nature Center
$3,586.00     2 Polywood Dining Sets/Rockers     1 Standing Umbrella

Silver Sage Community Center
$1,725.95     Controlled Temperature Cabinet

Hill Country Animal League, SPCA Inc.
$4,835.70     18 Sets of Surgical Instruments
($2,500 of this request has been granted)