Impact100 Houston invites nonprofits serving Harris County to apply for general operating, capacity building, or program grants in five focus areas:  Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Family, and Health & Wellness. 

 

Organizations eligible to apply for an Impact100 Houston grant must: 

  • Be tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. (Local affiliates may apply under the 501(c)(3) of the national organization.) 
  • Have supporting staff located in and serving residents of Harris County, TX. 
  • Be in possession of at least three full consecutive years (36 months) of independently audited or reviewed financial statements.

 

Types of funding available: 

  • Capacity Building:  strengthen or grow a nonprofit organization to improve its future performance, impact, and sustainability in support of its mission and vision, producing measurable results for the organization by the end of the grant period. 
  • General Operations:  unrestricted funds that support the general operations of a nonprofit organization and help it fulfill its mission and vision, leading to measurable results for the organization by the end of the grant period. 
  • Program Support:  existing initiatives, expansion of initiatives, or new initiatives that target a specific population, last for a specific duration, and aim to achieve specific, measurable results for the organization by the end of the grant period. 

 

Grants will not be provided for: 

  • Debt reduction, operating deficits, interim or bridge funding, or endowment funding. 
  • Individuals or private foundations. 
  • Activities that are religious or political in nature. 
  • Fund drives, annual appeals, fundraising events, or general capital campaigns. 

 

As we continue to grow and evolve, Impact100 Houston reserves the right to change its eligibility criteria without notice at any time.