There will not be a ToolBox grant cycle in 2021. We will resume our ToolBox grant cycle in 2022.
2018-2020 Cycle: Building Nonprofit Capacity
to Combat Poverty in Our Neighborhoods
ToolBox Grants provide Tarrant County-based nonprofit organizations with capacity building grants to improve their strength and stability. Capacity building projects address organizational effectiveness, leadership development, or operational efficiency, and are intended to be one-time, transformative investments. ToolBox Grants do not fund programs or general operations.
The 2018-2020 grant cycle focsed on nonprofits serving the neighborhoods with the highest poverty levels in Tarrant County. Recent City of Fort Worth research, coupled with the Community Foundation’s report, Growing Up in North Texas, highlights the many ways in which multi-dimensional poverty (e.g. scarcity in education, health, income and employment) impacts local families. Specific neighborhoods in our community are disproportionately affected by the compounding impacts of poverty.
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- Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations located in Tarrant County
- Neighborhood associations in target neighborhoods (must have a nonprofit fiscal sponsor)
Nonprofit Focus Areas
- Health (physical or mental)
- Community Enrichment (arts, culture, beautification, etc.)
Giving Our Children the Tools to Succeed
The focus of the 2014-2016 cycle was the early learning sector. These grants allowed organizations to provide high-quality early learning opportunities to the children of Tarrant County. Through this investment, the North Texas Community Foundation aimed to improve outcomes for children and produce lasting benefits for our community.