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Application & Reports

Texas Historical Foundation grants provide seed money to help nonprofit organizations save their own pieces of the state’s past. Eligible recipients are 501(c)(3) organizations with a current project related to Texas history. Proposals for the following types of projects are considered quarterly:

  • Historic property restoration
  • Events promoting state history to the general public
  • Preservation of artifacts, archival materials, or legal documents
  • Texas history curriculum in classrooms
  • Museum programming
  • Publications and scholarly research in Texas history
  • Archeology
  • Preservation of the arts 

Grant Forms

All areas of the application must be completed and requested supporting documentation included in order to be considered for a THF grant. 

Proposals should be sent via email to in PDF format on or before the quarterly deadlines listed below. Please be aware that beginning in the Spring 2023 grant cycle, applicants are required to use the most current version of the application form, available below, without modification to format. Forms downloaded prior to October of 2022 will not be accepted.

Within ten business days after grant decisions are made, all applicants will receive a letter announcing whether their proposal was accepted or denied. See the FAQ page for more information about the application process. 

Recipients must submit a follow-up report, signed by an organizational representative, with accompanying documentation upon completion of the funded project or within one year of the grant disbursement.

If your project timeline has extended and you will not meet the completion date projected in your original proposal, please notify THF staff and include this information in your follow-up report. Once the project has concluded, a follow-up report should be sent within 60 days to notify THF of completion. 

Application Deadlines

Summer 2023 June 1 Announced early August
Fall 2023 September 1 Announced early February
Winter 2024 December 1 Announced early March
Spring 2024 March 1 Announced early May