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August 7, 2019

The Community Foundation of West Texas is pleased to announce the awarding of Mini-Grants for Teachers totaling over $40,000 to forty-nine South Plains Area elementary and secondary school teachers. During yesterday’s reception, the audience was full of creative, inten...

July 19, 2019

Research suggests a student completing one college course while enrolled in high school is more likely to complete college than a student who does not. The cost for dual-credit courses cannot be ignored as a possible deterrent for otherwise engaged students.  Enter LIF...

July 2, 2019

Community Foundation of West Texas recently awarded a grant to B-Hive Recovery Ministry. The money was requested as the B-Hive was moving and establishing two homes – one for men and one for women in Lubbock. The desire was to prepay rent for several months while suppl...

June 26, 2019

Community Foundation of West Texas recently awarded a grant to High Point Village for the “Happiness in the Heat” summer programming. Funding will be used specifically for the many summer camps offered at High Point Village as well as an overnight camp, and outings wit...

June 19, 2019

CFWT recently awarded a Community Grant to Women’s Protective Services (WPS). WPS provides a safe environment, offers community education, prevention, rehabilitation of violent family members, encourages transition to self-sufficiency, and advocates for the prevention...

May 13, 2019

What is Post Animal Refuge Center?

The mission of Post Animal Refuge Center (PARC) is to provide shelter, food and necessary medical treatment for unwanted and/or abused animals in Post, Garza County and the surrounding area until suitable permanent homes can be found.

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May 7, 2019

What is Habitat for Humanity?

Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian organization dedicated to the idea that all people deserve a safe and decent house to live in. Working with funding and supplies collected from individual donations, churches or organizations,...

April 29, 2019

The Lubbock Lake Landmark State Historical Park is a Department of Texas Parks and Wildlife property operated in partnership with Texas Tech University. The Museum of Texas Tech University is responsible for archaeology-related and educational activities and is the off...

April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019 (Lubbock, TX) - The Community Foundation of West Texas held their Annual Meeting & Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday, April 24 and recognized five nonprofit organizations as well as two additional awardees for the outstanding service they provide to Lubb...

April 22, 2019

What is Easy R Equine Rescue?

The purpose of the Easy R Equine Rescue is to rescue and rehabilitate abused, neglected, and displaced horses, and to use these horses and the process of rehabilitation to minister to the emotional and spiritual needs of children and famili...

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