Community Foundation of Brazoria County
In 2021, with the love and support of our local philanthropists the Community Foundation of Brazoria County distributed over $624 thousand in grants said Executive Director Michael Hebert. Local non-profits can apply for competitive grants through The Community Foundation Lowrey grants and Women Building Community Grants; grant cycles open in February and March 2022 said Hebert. The Foundation also awarded 7 scholarships to local High School Seniors in April.
The Community Foundation of Brazoria County aspires to significantly enhance the quality of life of our community by providing outstanding service to donors, producing significant asset growth, strengthening community collaboration and managing an exemplary grants program.
The Community Foundation of Brazoria County works for the common good of all citizens of the county by promoting local philanthropy through:
• Building and maintaining permanent endowments and other funds for the benefit of the community
• Providing ways for prospective donors with varied charitable interests and abilities to give
• Responding to changing community needs through effective grant making
• Providing a convenient and tax effective way to transfer gifts to charities.
The Community Foundation of Brazoria County has earned accreditation from the Community Foundations National Standards Board. The Foundation has met the nation's highest philanthropic standards for operational quality, integrity and accountability. This serves as a reconfirmation of credibility and brings confidence to our donors, professional advisors, and others who seek a qualified, trustworthy philanthropic partner. The National Standards Seal demonstrates the foundation's commitment to accountability, excellence and service.