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Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Recently the Gulf Coast and southeastern Texas were hit by Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane with 130mph winds, that left thousands of Texans without homes. This is one of the worst natural disasters in United States history. As plans to rebuild the Gulf Coast, southeastern Texas, and Houston begin, we encourage you to give to help your fellow Texans in their desperate time of devastation and need. Click on one of the links below to help hurricane relief efforts: Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund (GHCF) - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner established a fund that will accept tax-deductible donations for flood relief efforts. This fund is housed at the Greater Houston Community Foundation. Hu

Over $30,000 Awarded in Teacher Grants

The Community Foundation of West Texas is pleased to announce the awarding of Mini-Grants for Teachers totaling over $30,000 to 51 South Plains area elementary and secondary school teachers for the implementation of creative classroom projects during the 2017 - 2018 school year. These projects will provide exceptional educational opportunities for more than 5,000 students. Mini-Grants for Teachers is a program that recognizes the commitment of great teachers and awards grants of up to $1,000 for creative classroom projects that will enrich their curriculum. This is the eighteenth year of the program. All K-12 teachers who teach in an accredited school within the South Plains area are eligibl

The Slaton Area Endowment is Now Accepting Grants

The Slaton community endowment program, the Slaton Area Endowment, is now accepting grant applications for their current grant cycle. Grants are due at noon on Friday, September 8, and will be awarded Friday, October 13 at the Slaton High School varsity football game against Muleshoe. Grant application amounts are up to $1,000. Please send completed application and documents to: Slaton Area Endowment Attn: Mark Meurer P.O. Box 91 Slaton, TX 79364 For more information and to download the application, please visit myslaton.com/grant. To learn more about the Slaton Area Endowment, please visit www.slatonareaendowment.org.

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