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T.L.L. Temple Foundation Grants for Eastern Texas

T.L.L. Temple Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Tami Musick


The T.L.L. Temple Foundation offers grants for projects in the Foundation service area of rural communities in Eastern Texas.

Priority areas include:

  • Economic opportunity
    • Broadband access
    • Developing the workforce
    • Improving housing availability and affordability
    • Enabling working families to access quality childcare and early learning opportunities
    • Supporting financial literacy and stability
    • Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Health
    • Provider availability (Rural residency programs, hiring incentives, other recruitment and retention practices)
    • Affordable health insurance
    • Care delivery models
    • Community health and wellness
    • Supporting healthcare institutions and programs
    • Addressing emergent health issues
    • Providing transportation to healthcare
    • Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Human services
    • Food insecurity
    • Safety net and social services
    • Providing transportation to services
    • Responding to disasters
  • Education
    • Early literacy and numeracy
    • Post-secondary success and workforce development
    • Supporting out-of-school time programs
    • Improving teacher quality
    • Providing curriculum supports
  • Arts and culture
    • Supporting arts education
    • Capital and infrastructure projects
    • Supporting arts and culture organizations, libraries, schools, and other entities that provide arts and cultural experiences to students and residents

Strategic plan


Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations, agencies, and programs in rural Eastern Texas.

Geographic coverage
23 counties in Eastern Texas
Amount of funding

Grant amounts are not stated. Past awards have ranged up to $1,000,000, with average annual giving around $26.5 million.

Application process

A link to the online application system is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Access · Broadband · COVID-19 · Child care · Culture and cultural competency · Diabetes · Educational attainment · Emergency preparedness and response · Food security and nutrition · Graduate medical education · Health insurance · Health workforce education and training · Housing and homelessness · Mental health · Mobile and episodic healthcare delivery · Obesity and weight control · Oral health · Physical activity · Primary care · Public health · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Service delivery models · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth · Transportation · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Texas

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