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Local Nonprofits Urged to Apply for Funding

The Lubbock Area Foundation (LAF) is accepting Grant Applications from local area nonprofits for the Community Funds Grants. LAF awards grants to area nonprofits in Lubbock and the 15 counties in our service area: Bailey, Cochran, Crosby, Dickens, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, King, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Motley, Terry and Yoakum Counties through the Community Funds Discretionary Grants four times a year. Applications for the second cycle are due April 1, 2015. The Discretionary Grants are available to organizations which are 501(c)(3) and in good-standing, or the government equivalent in Lubbock and the surrounding South Plains area. Grants may be made for general operating support, program s

Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Lubbock Area Foundation (LAF) is now accepting applications for the more than 50 scholarships available to area individuals. Requirements and application instructions are available on the Foundation’s website. The deadlines vary with the first deadline to apply being March 15, 2015. Through the generosity of individuals and organizations that have set up endowments and scholarships, LAF has been awarding scholarships to students throughout the South Plains since 1985. Scholarship awards range from $250 to $20,000 and are granted based on specifications set forth by the donors. In 2014, LAF awarded over $166,000 to 80 students in the South Plains. These awards went to students attending

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