Texas Communities Count Grants
The Hogg Foundation is offering grants for direct, local, on-the-ground projects designed to to increase the participation rates in the 2020 U.S. Census. Strategies should focus on hard-to-count (HTC) populations, communities or geographic regions in Texas that are designated as health professional shortage areas (HPSAs).
The Foundation is also seeking organizations to provide statewide coordination of local efforts.
Census Bureau research identifies the following populations as HTC:
- Young children under the age of 5
- Highly mobile people
- Racial and ethnic minorities
- Non-English speakers
- Low-income people
- People experiencing homelessness
- Undocumented immigrants
- People who distrust the government
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) persons
- People with mental or physical disabilities
- People who do not live in traditional housing
Eligible Texas-based organizations include:
- 501(c)(3) nonprofits
- Community-based organizations
- Complete count committees
- State or local government entities
- Religious organizations
- Public libraries
- Educational institutions, including school districts, colleges, and universities
Between $5,000 - $75,000 for local efforts.
Between $50,000 - $125,000 for statewide coordination.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.