Greater Texas Foundation invests in student-centered solutions so more Texans can achieve their educational goals.

Our funding supports efforts to ensure all Texas students are prepared for, have access to, persist in, and complete postsecondary education.

We put particular focus on helping underserved and socioeconomically disadvantaged populations.

Our grantmaking is collaborative and ambitious. We seek proposals for programs and research that have broad reach and meaningful impact.

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Grantee Spotlight

The Rural Student Success Initiative helps students in Spurger, Texas envision a path to higher education. 100% of Spurger seniors have filed a FAFSA and applied to college.

"GTF has a user-friendly grant process that takes the intimidation out of applying for or pursuing grants."



Funding Criteria

Greater Texas Foundation makes charitable contributions to organizations that:

  • are described in section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, or are governmental units described in Section 170(c)(1) or 511(a)(2)(b) of the IRS Code;
  • support the mission of the foundation through Texas-based or Texas-focused work;
  • support or provide specific programs targeting education in furtherance of the foundation’s exempt purposes, mission, and vision.

Applicants should review the foundation’s strategic priorities before inquiring about funding.

Review our latest Annual Report to learn about the grants we’ve made in the last year.

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