Pattern Panhandle Wind

GRANT PROGRAM

Amarillo Area Foundation Request for Grant Applications

Panhandle Pattern Wind Grant Cycle

On behalf of Pattern Panhandle Wind LLC, the Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) announces a Request for Applications (RFA). The Advisory Committee for the Pattern Panhandle Wind Civic Fund and Pattern Panhandle Wind Education Fund, component funds of the Amarillo Area Foundation, will entertain proposals from nonprofit and charitable institutions serving Carson County residents with priority given to those located in Carson County (individuals and non-charitable organizations are not eligible). Grant amounts will range from $2,500 to $25,000. Organizations who fit the eligibility requirements and whose work is in line with the priorities are encouraged to apply.

The Pattern Panhandle Wind Civic Fund will be used to support and develop new and existing programs that improve quality of life for Carson County residents and communities. The grants from the Civic Fund are expected to support, but are not limited to, the following focus areas:

  • Civic Engagement
  • Disaster Recovery and Emergency Preparedness
  • Economic and Workforce Development
  • Health and Wellness Initiatives
  • Programs that serve Senior Citizens

The Pattern Panhandle Wind Education Fund will be used to support kindergarten through twelfth grade educational opportunities for Carson County public school students by granting funds directly to public schools or to organizations supporting public schools in Carson County.

Applications are available online at aaf.spectrumportal.net and are due February 14, 2019, by 12:00 noon. Applications must be submitted online. An orientation and training for the online Spectrum portal will be held:

  • Thursday, January 17, 2019, from 10-11:00am at the Carson County Law Enforcement Center (201 HWY 60). Kindly e-mail grants@aaf-hf.org if you plan to attend.

The Pattern Panhandle Wind Fund advisory committee, comprised of Carson County residents, will review applications and make funding recommendations. Recipients will be announced in early April.

If you have any questions about the training, eligibility, grant process, or grant priorities please contact grants@aaf-hf.org or call 806-376-4521.

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The Amarillo Area Foundation is a community foundation that serves the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. The mission of the Foundation is to improve the quality of life in the Texas Panhandle. Since its inception in 1957, the Foundation has provided grants and a variety of other services to strengthen nonprofit organizations and the services they deliver.

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