Grants Section

Grants – General Information

Donors in the Permian Basin empower the Foundation to accomplish its goal of sustaining the vitality of West Texas communities through perpetual support.

Permian Basin Area Foundation makes grants to qualified nonprofit organizations to address needs in the following areas:

  • Human Services
  • Education & Youth Programs
  • Health
  • Housing & Community Development
  • Culture & the Arts

Grant awards are determined through a semi-annual competitive application and review process facilitated by the Foundation’s Grants Committee and staff. Committee recommendations must be approved by the Foundation’s Board of Governors.

Before submitting a Pre-Application Summary Form, first-time applicants or repeat applicants with a change in key executive leadership or development staff are required to contact the Foundation no later than 30 days prior to the deadline to schedule a preliminary interview.