General Grants Program

Funding Type


Grantor Agency

Laura Jane Musser Fund

Grant Range

up to 5K for planning, up to 25K for implementation

# of Awards Available


Programmatic Area

Community Development



Match Required?

Match Amount


Eligible Entities

Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations (organizations with fiscal sponsors are not eligible) Local units of Government. Eligible counties in Texas are located in the Rio Grande River Valley (Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, and Willacy counties), Deep East Texas (Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler counties), and the Brazos Valley (Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington counties). THE APPLICANT community must have a population of 10,000 or less and must be able to demonstrate rural characteristics of their location

Focus Area

Funds collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas including, but not limited to, economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education.

Contact, Mary Karen Lynn-Klimenko Grants Program Manager (612) 825-2024 Portland, OR 97204 Voice: (866) 923-5626 ext. 1 (toll-free) or (503) 414-3300 Fax: (855) 824-6180

Link to Opportunity

Application Platform

CDFA Number

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