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Primary Grant Program – Grants to qualifying organizations in the greater Galveston area in the arts and historic preservation, community development, education, health, and human services.

Preferences: Programs/projects that benefit the greater Galveston community seed money, operating funds, small capital needs, special projects partnering with other funding sources.

Not considered or funded:

fund-raising benefits
direct mail solicitations
grants to individuals
grants to non-USA based organizations

Deadlines for receipt of proposals: Emailed by March 15 and October 15.

Effective 2014 proposals are accepted by program area.
Health or Human Services proposals deadline March 15.
Arts or Community Development or Preservation or Environment or Education proposals deadline October 15.

If deadline falls on a weekend, proposal will be accepted the next business day.
Notification of director decision: May and December.

Program Related Investments – Recommended by Fund directors for Galveston projects
Matching Gifts Program – Restricted to Kempner family members and directors of the Kempner Fund


Harris & Eliza Kempner Fund
2201 Market Street Suite 1250
Galveston, Texas 77550-1529

Phone: 409.762.1603
FAX: 409.762.5435

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