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Community Grants

Community Grants

These grant cycles are available for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and government agencies to meet immediate community needs in Abilene and Taylor County and are offered twice per year. Please see the grant guidelines below for funding priorities, grant restrictions, timeline, and details for the online application process.

  • Grant Guidelines
  • Fall cycle
    • Online application opens: June 15
    • Application deadline: August 1
  • Spring cycle
    • Online application opens: December 1
    • Application deadline: January 15

Application Process

The Community Foundation of Abilene utilizes an online grants management system called, “Foundant GLM.” Application information must be submitted through this online system. For instructions on how to apply, click here or the button below.

Preview Forms

We have provided previews of various documents in the grant application process. The forms below are for reference only. All application information must be submitted online.


Contact Kassidy Nygaard, community grants manager, at knygaard@cfabilene.org or Michelle Parrish, grants director, at mparrish@cfabilene.org. By phone, please call 325-676-3883.