Post-Garza County Endowment Awards Over $21,000 in Community Grants

September 14, 2018

 

The Post-Garza County Endowment, an affiliate of Community Foundation of West Texas, was created in 2010 to give the people of Post and Garza County the opportunity to build a pool of permanent resources exclusively for the benefit of their community.

 

The Post-Garza County Endowment (PGCE) was created by and for the people of this area, and is an affiliate of the Community Foundation of West Texas. Today the endowment has over $651,000 and supports funds for 12 designated organizations. To date, the endowment has given 66 grants totaling $137,693.75 to area non-profits. Each year, as the endowment grows, the group is able to give back even more to the community. This year alone the Post-Garza County Endowment will add to those numbers as they will give over $21,500 in grants supporting worthy organizations and causes in the area.

 

Due to generous endowments and donations, the PGCE now has over 651,000 in our fund balance, 12 designated funds, and is pleased to award $21,527 during this grant cycle.

 

The Post-Garza County Endowment is proud to announce the 2018 grant recipients:

  • Caprock Cultural Association

  • Community Recovery Center

  • Garza County Trailblazers

  • Girl Scouts-Post Girl Scouts

  • Post Animal Refuge Center

  • Post Cares

  • Post Economic Development Corporation

  • The Post Art Guild

The grant recipients were presented with their checks during the halftime of the Post High School football game on last Friday, September 7, 2018 at the Jimmie Redman Memorial Stadium.

 

 

If you would like to learn more about the Post-Garza County Endowment, how to get involved, donate, or apply for a 2018 grant, please visit www.postgarzacountyendowment.org or follow them on Facebook.

 

 

Members of the Post-Garza County Endowment board are:

Diann Windham, Chair

Terry Bartlett

Kathy Beach

Mendy Dalby

Jessica Ham

Suzanne Hudman

Staci Marts

Judge Lee Norman, Advisory

Mike Travis

 

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